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ABOUT ALLEN W. GRIFFIN GMB, CGR, CAPS, CGP

 

Allen W Griffin is the founder and president of Griffin Interests LLC, which owns and operates Construction Claims Experts, Gryphon Builders and Viewpoint Designs. He is a Graduate Master Builder, Certified Graduate Remodeler and Certified-Aging-In-Place specialist with 30 years of experience in the building industry.

 

As an eighteen-year member of the National Association of Home Builders, Texas Association of Home Builders & locally with the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA), Allen's commitment to raising the bar in his industry led to him receiving the 2007 National Certified Graduate Remodeler of the year award early in his career and drove him to complete the first Certified Green Renovation in the Nation. He is passionate about positively impacting the industry and helping other builders be their best by serving locally on the GHBA's Board of Directors, Education Committee, Membership Committee, Custom Builder Council & Remodelers Council.

 

While president of the GHBA Remodelers Council in 2009, Allen, his board of directors, and their committees were able to increase membership and received three national council awards for outstanding accomplishment in Membership, Charity Projects and Community Outreach. The Remodelers Council Charity Garage Sale held at the annual Texas Home and Garden Show was created under his term. His legacy has raised over $250,000 for the council’s annual charity projects.

 

Allen served on the TAB Board of Directors leading the Remodelers Council and served on the Contracts council, membership committee, Government relations and Code and Standards committee. He is currently serving as the 2022 Custom Builders Council Chairman.

 

Allen has a newfound passion to help lead the way for vocational training for our youth in careers in the trades and as builders. Working with the Hangar Unity Center's Trades program in Brookshire Tx and HomeAID Houston he has donated his accumulation of tools to fill their classrooms and taught classes in estimating, plan reading and general business aspirations.

 

In addition to his career achievements, Allen and his wife Larissa are blessed with five children, who are finding success in fields they're passionate about. Allen believes in giving back to the community and teaching his children the same, they have worked alongside him on countless community charity projects through their church and the builder’s association.

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Industry Involvement & Leadership

2022 GHBA Custom Builders Council  Chairman, 2021 TAB Life Director.

Government Affairs, Education, Codes & Standards

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Awards & Recognition

2022

GHBA Custom Builders Council Chairman

Greater Houston Builders Association.

2021

Texas Association of Builders - Life Director

TAB- Texas Association of Builders

2020

GHBA Custom Builders Council Board of Directors

Greater Houston Builders Association.

2013

Best Specialty Room, WINE ROOM, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2013

Best Remodeled Specialty Room, WINE ROOM

 by the Greater Houston Builders Association.

2011

Best Print Ad, Remodeler, "Star Award"

By the Texas Association of Builders

2011

Best Website Design, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2010

Green Home Remodel of the Year

by the Greater Houston Builders Association

2010

Nation's First Certified Green Renovation

by the National Association of Home Builders

2010

Best Print Ad, Remodeler, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2009

Remodeler of the Year

by the Greater Houston Builders Association

2009

GHBA Remodelors Councils Chairman

Greater Houston Builders Association

2008

Best Home Remodel & Addition $100k to $250k, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2007

NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler of the Year

by the National Association of Home Builders

2007

Best Home Remodel & Addition $100k to $250K, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2003

Best Whole House Renovation, "Lone Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

2002

Best Home Remodel & Addition $100k to $250k, "Star Award"

by the Texas Association of Builders

WHY RETAIN CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS EXPERTS

Integrity, Dedication, Commitment & Hands-On Construction Experience

Expert for Plaintiff & Defense - Unbiased Opinion & Testimony 

 

We are retained almost equally for both plaintiff and defense. We provide every attorney with the difference that a true expert professional can make.

 

  When a site inspection is required, we personally conduct the inspection for each case that requires our services with an independent and unbiased eye.

 

  When forensic analysis of components is required, We have solid and long-term relationships with many labs and engineering firms that will provide indisputable results that will make your case.

 

  Reports are uniquely developed and handcrafted on an individual basis, not derived from some "boilerplate" or "off the shelf" reference materials.

 

  Collect comprehensive site conditions with our 3D Matterport Building Models.

 

 GMB -Graduate Master Builder, CGR- Certified Graduate Remodeler, CGP - Certified Green Professional.

 

These are the values that are of the highest importance to us as your Construction Expert. Providing unparalleled service and offering an immediate response to all of our clients makes us different in the expert industry. 

 

 

 

Construction Industry Leader

 

 

Allen's commitment to raising the bar in his industry led to him receiving the 2007 National Certified Graduate Remodeler of the year award early in his career and drove him to complete the first Certified Green Renovation in the Nation

 

 He is passionate about positively impacting the industry and helping other builders be their best by serving locally on the GHBA's Board of Directors, Education Committee, Membership CommitteeCustom Builder Council & Remodelers Council.

 

 At the State Level,  Allen serves on the Texas Association of Builders Board, leading the Remodelers Council and serves on the Contracts council, membership committee and has a new-found passion to help lead the way for vocational training for the future trade and builder careers of our youth.

 

 Professional Remodeler Magazine, Qualified Remodeler Magazine, Houston Builder Magazine, Houston Business Journal, Custom Builder Guide, Texas Builder, Houston Remodeling Guide, Facets Magazine, Houston Chronicle, Houston Design Resource, Texas Home and Garden show Educator, SunBelt Builders Show Educator & GHBA Educator.

 

Allen's construction background includes; the basics of hands-on experience where in the late 80’s he started out as a framer and then worked for small custom builders.  This experience has been invaluable to Allen in directing others as a builder and business owner.

 

 

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