History

The present day Donley's was founded as Ernest F. Donley's Sons Inc. when Ernest's sons borrowed $25,000 from their Dad to purchase the construction business from Donley Bros. Co. in 1941.

In 1969, the company shortened its name to Donley's under the leadership of Terry K. Donley who had officially begun working at the business as an estimator in 1952. 

Terry was able to broaden Donley's services in the concrete market and during the 1980's expanded their offerings into general contracting and construction management.

In 1996, Mac Donley took the reins to become the fourth generation to lead the family business. But it's not just the Donley family that spans generations; there are employee families in their third and fourth generations as well who are proud of their contributions.

Over the last 15 years, we have expanded first into Virginia, then Maryland, later into North Carolina and South Carolina and now into Georgia.

Throughout these all of these years, our mission has remained the same:

Donley’s engages genuine people to provide construction services that deliver and sustain our clients’ vision through safety, innovation, integrity, and reliability

Click on the links on the left to explore our history.