Our Mission

Construction Quality, Value, & On-Time Performance for our Clients


Founded in 1967 as a natural out-growth of John L. Donahue, Inc., Spartan has grown steadily and matured into a top-notch commercial contractor with broad experience in all types of construction, and particular expertise in challenging projects and very tight schedules.

For over 50 years, Spartan has met the needs of the most selective clients through experience, quality, on-time performance, competitive pricing, professionalism, & teamwork. Through unwavering dedication to safety, Spartan has been named to the LWCC's Safest 70 for the TENTH consecutive year. 

Spartan is committed to excellence at every level. If this sounds like the type of company you'd like on your team, consider Spartan for your next project.



Spartan can provide complete design build services, coordinating all design disciplines. You benefit by being assured of budget and schedule well before the project is underway. We shepherd the entire design process, and evaluate every viable alternative to assure best value. We make a real effort to understand your needs to assure that your building works for you.

We provide initial consultation without cost or obligation for:

  • Site Selection
  • Evaluation of Existing Buildings
  • Budgeting
  • Scheduling



  • Louisiana (License #4805)
  • Mississippi (License #07832-MC)
  • Florida
  • Alabama (License #46561)
  • Colorado

  • Building Construction
  • Heavy Construction
  • Highway, Street and Bridge Construction
  • Municipal & Public Works Construction
  • Mechanical Work
  • Residential Construction
  • Building Construction
  • Certified General Contractor (License #CGC1508781)
  • Qualified Business Organization (License #QB39309)

  • Building Construction
  • Highways & Streets
  • Municipal & Utility
  • Certified General Contractor for El Paso County (License #20206)
    • Process
    • Quality
    • Experience
    • Professionalism
    • Competitive Pricing
    • On Time Performance
    • Awards

    We will work hard to understand the needs of your business, and will always give you the benefit of the very best that we know so that you can make informed decisions. Key to this goal is clear, concise, and timely communication. We understand that in business, no one likes surprises, and we work hard to prevent them.

    There is no substitute for quality. Spartan’s dedication to quality means your project will be built in accordance with the plans and specifications, and in keeping with the highest standards. As a recipient of many local and national awards for excellence in construction, our commitment to quality speaks for itself.

    Since 1967, Spartan has successfully met the challenge offered by diverse projects from shopping centers, banks, schools, office buildings and hospitals, to award-winning zoological exhibits and historical restorations. Our past and present clientele include the finest and most selective national companies, and nearly every branch of local and national government. Our clients benefit from our experience, and have come to rely on it.

    Member of National Safety Council since 3/07
    Member of St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce Member of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc

    Spartan is a mature company with a team of true construction professionals representing hundreds of years of experience, and an average tenure with Spartan of over 15 years. Our project managers share two important characteristics: a degree in construction management, and a personal commitment to excellence in construction. Because your satisfaction is vitally important to us, we strive to thoroughly understand your business as well as your specific construction needs.

    Your building is a major investment - the price has to be right. Spartan utilizes the finest estimating system available. We maintain a broad base of information on all types of projects enabling us to quickly provide competitive pricing and reliable budget estimates. Much of our work is from public bidding, so we stay competitive and in tune with the market. When we participate in the design process, Spartan can help assure that your building will truly meet your needs, while utilizing the most cost-effective materials and systems. Our ideas and guidance have helped our clients save millions, and produced buildings of exceptional value.

    Time is money. Spartan’s proactive management team utilizes detailed, time scaled CPM schedules on each project - these are accurate and easy to understand. More importantly, with our large staff of skilled workmen and company-owned equipment, we control the project schedule better than the competition. With this combination of technology, experience, and skill, Spartan has met the challenge of many difficult projects with very aggressive schedules. When we commit to a schedule, we deliver.

  • LWCC Safest 70 Award 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 - Ten years in a row!
  • We proudly hold a workers compensation MOD rate of .77
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Excellence in Construction Award for Northshore Eye Associates & the Historic Restoration of Garrison Structures 9, 10, & 11 at Jackson Barracks
  • Rose Award for Design Excellence & Members’ Choice
  • National Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for the Louisiana Swamp Exhibit, Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LA
  • Safety Milestone – Spartan was proud to help the Department of the US Navy achieve a Safety Milestone for contractor incident-free man-hours. This outstanding safety achievement recognizes those contractors who show day-to-day vigilance, safety enforcement, and commitment to maintaining a culture of safety on jobsites.
  • Award of Excellence – Spartan received the Award of Excellence from the American Concrete Institute for the Associated Branch Pilots Quarters Building, located in Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River.
  • Certificate of Honor – Spartan was pleased to receive the Certificate of Honor from the Vieux Carre Commission for outstanding achievement in the field of restoration.
  • Associated Builders & Contractors Inc. Safety Training and Evaluation Process Award - Platinum Level 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007