COMPANY PROFILE &
Desarrollos Metropolitanos, LLC is one of
Puerto Rico's leading general contractors and a major contributor to
the Island's vibrant urban growth in the areas of commercial, tourism
and industrial development. The Company has over 35 years of
operations in Puerto Rico, and over $1 billion dollars of construction
worth to its credit. Many well-known projects created by Desarrollos Metropolitanos are now landmarks in the Island.
Company was founded as a corporation in 1970 by engineers Julio E.
Vizcarrondo Jr., Milton Miró and José A. Vizcarrondo to carry out
general construction operations as a succession and independently of
the real estate and project development activities, handled by its
predecessor, Metropolitan Builders, Inc.
2003, a new generation of professionals joined the management team,
maintaining the same vision and passion that has made the Company well
known and respected in the construction industry. José R. (Joe)
Vizcarrondo, serves as President and CEO, following the family
tradition and dedication to the construction industry. Original
partners Julio E. Vizcarrondo, Jr. and José A. Vizcarrondo remain
active and serve in the Board as key elements of continuity, providing
their experience and expertise to every new project undertaken.
over three decades, Desarrollos Metropolitanos has maintained its
image of excellence, integrity and total dedication, delivering top
quality construction, within budget and on-schedule. This
philosophy remains the essence of the Desarrollos Metropolitanos
business style today.
its inception, Desarrollos Metropolitanos has been prominent in the
construction of hotels, residential, commercial and industrial
projects, playing a significant role in changing Puerto Rico's
skyline. In the 1990's, the Company grew substantially, expanding its
operations to encompass 4 additional firms, each dedicated to a
specific niche within the local construction industry. The DM Group of
Management & General Construction
and Residential Community Development
Resort Builders, LLC
& Tourism Projects
Metropolitan Builders, LLC
and Industrial Buildings
The Company is up-to-date with the
most advanced technology, owning highly specialized construction
equipment, for any construction requirement. It has the necessary
lines of credit from Banco Popular de Puerto Rico to meet its
financial responsibilities, and is backed by Travelers Bond Surety
with individual jobs bonded in excess of $65,000,000 and over
$250,000,000 in aggregate.
DM Group believes that quality is the result of careful planning and
rigorous attention to detail. The Company's emphasis on skilled and
experienced people, sound project management and cost control
techniques has resulted in its continued success in an increasingly
addition to working in the traditional role of general contractors,
Desarrollos Metropolitanos LLC is capable of working as part of a
Construction Management team or providing Design-Build services. It
has extensive experience in the construction industry in Puerto Rico,
knowledge of available products and expertise in construction and human
and equipment resources. These elements are of invaluable help in
identifying and selecting local suppliers, qualifying specialized
subcontractors, clarifying local construction techniques, defining
readily available materials, equipment and human resources and
scheduling field operations so that time and cost goals are met.
short, the firm provides the necessary knowledge and construction
expertise to allow for its clients to make timely decisions that
assure in-budget and on-time construction.