Dwayne G. Honoré is the founder and President of D. Honoré Construction, Inc. A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Dwayne grew up in a family respected for its experience and expertise in the commercial construction business. A graduate of Catholic High School of Baton Rouge, Dwayne earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management from Louisiana State University. With over 24 years of professional experience in the commercial and general contracting field, Dwayne is both dedicated to and passionate about the industry. A student of the business, he grew up in the construction sector acquiring comprehensive knowledge by working on job sites every summer, on holidays, and most days off from school.Next
At the young age of 18, Dwayne became a twenty-five percent owner in Harvey Honoré Construction Company, Inc. a commercial construction firm started by his father in 1957. Dwayne began his tenure with Harvey Honoré Construction by working as an estimator and, later, as a member of the management team in the role of project manager for a wide range of projects. While at Harvey Honoré Construction, Dwayne successfully completed projects for Harrah’s Casino, the U.S. Postal Service, State of Louisiana, Corps of Engineers and numerous other private owners.
In 1998, he started D. Honoré Construction, Inc. and has since successfully completed projects such as the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center and for clients that include Folgers Coffee, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, St. James Place, Robert Day & Associates, JTS Interests, Moe’s Southwest Grille, BREC (Recreation & Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge), Perfect Bass, Vivid Ink, Perkins Rowe as well as other established businesses and owners. In 2008 and 2009, D. Honoré Construction, Inc. was included in the Inc. 5,000 annual list of fastest-growing private companies in the country. In 2009, Junior Achievement and the Baton Rouge Business Report recognized D. Honore Construction as Company of the Year, with 100 employees or less.