About Us

History

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WAR’s Original Office
In 1960, West Alabama Remodeling Company was established by William L. “Buck” Mallette to perform small residential projects. At that time, the company was based out of the Mallette family home in the Rosedale area of Tuscaloosa. In the 1970’s and 80’s the company transitioned to commercial work across Alabama and Mississippi.

In 1988, Jimmy Latham became President of the company and initiated a planned transition to construction management and negotiated contracts as a means to expand the firm. During this time, the name of the company was changed to WAR Construction, Inc. to reflect the company’s growth beyond renovations. This growth led to the need for a new office and shop in 2000.

In 2009, Buck’s youngest son, Hugh B. Mallette, became WAR’s third President. Under his guidance, the company experienced notable growth and earned a distinguished reputation in the niche construction market of University Greek housing. His ‘boots on the ground’ approach yielded not only beautiful but also functional spaces that are ever enduring.

In 2018, Mark Lancaster assumed the role of WAR’s fourth President. Since then, his tenure has been dedicated to streamlining behind-the-scenes operations while synchronously achieving exponential growth, guiding the company’s success into the modern age of construction.

Throughout the years, den additions have evolved into multi-million-dollar projects across the southeast. We take pride in maintaining Buck’s original commitment to quality, excellent workmanship, and service.

Meet the WAR Team

Meet The Team

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Mark Lancaster

President
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Andrew Jackson

Vice President
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Barkley Mallette

Secretary / Treasurer
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Hugh Mallette

Contributer
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Robert Jamison

Project Manager
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Kerry Malone

Project Manager
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Gabe Falls

Superintendent / Project Manager
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Slayton Thompson

Project Manager
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Russ Logan

Asst Project Manager
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Ellie Gardner

Asst Project Manager
Contracts Manager for WAR Construction Skye Kent

Skye Kent

Contract Manager
Office Manager of WAR Construction Arlene Carr

Arlene Carr

Office Manager
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Francia Casal

Submittal Manager
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Emily Burns

Accounts Payable / Payroll
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