The Walsh Group history, company profile (overview) and history video

   The Walsh Group is a construction company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


   The Walsh Group has practiced general building construction since its foundation as a small carpentry business in 1898 by Matthew Myles Walsh.

   Walsh Construction was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1949.

   In 1983, Archer Western Contractors was established in Atlanta, Georgia.

   In 2009, The Walsh Group expanded beyond the borders of the United States and established Walsh Canada in Toronto, Ontario.


   The Walsh Group operates through the following business sectors: Building, Transportation, Water, Hydro & Power, and Industrial.


  • Preconstruction;
  • Design-Build;
  • Public-Private Partnerships;
  • Operations & Maintenance;
  • Walsh Logistics;
  • Lean Construction;
  • Sustainability;
  • Self-Performance;
  • Building Information Modeling.


  • Walsh Construction;
  • Archer Western;
  • Walsh Canada.

   With more than 8,000 employees, The Walsh Group is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World, according to Forbes.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, www.walshgroup.com.

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