Savannah’s Premier General Contractor + Residential Construction Company

The Strong Group in Savannah, GA is a third generation commercial general contracting firm founded in 1952 as the Walter H. Strong Company. Services include construction management and award-winning residential construction.



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The Strong Group’s foundation was firmly built on it’s commercial construction history. Since the early decades of the first eight buildings of Armstrong College to the recent completion of The Little School at Savannah Country Day, The Strong Group is one of the area’s oldest family run construction company’s still in business.



The Strong Group started to develop a proud reputation for residential Construction in 2004, when Walter Strong III started to build high end homes around Savannah. Many clients homes have been featured in local magazines and tour of homes.


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Along with new construction, The Strong Group has also earned a fine reputation as one of the area’s premier renovation contractor’s. They have been awarded two historical preservation awards and in 2014 partnered with Tracey Tollison to start Tollison and Company to better serve and specialize in the growing local renovation market.

Design Build

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Design build has been the fastest growing area of our business within the last few years. Based on the concept of a one stop professional that is responsible for your design and construction, this service has proven very simple and user friendly in an otherwise intimidating process.  Our proposal is all about project transparency.  We offer a design proposal with baseline budgeting and estimating during the design process to ensure your final design fits within your budget.  We offer this service at no charge for a non-binding cost plus construction agreement with a transparent fee.

Construction Management

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Construction Management and or Administration is a great service that not many local firms are qualified to offer.  It is a popular service for larger and or more complicated projects.  A CM service allows a client or developer to act as their own General Contractor at risk with the service of a CM to manage all the subcontractors.  A CA service is a hired construction professional that serves as the owner’s representative during a project.

TheStrongsAbout Us

The Strong Group is a third generation commercial general contracting firm founded in 1952 by Walter Strong, Sr. as the Walter H. Strong Company. Over the generations, the company’s services have expanded to include construction management and award-winning residential construction. The trade name “The Strong Group” was adopted in 2009 to better reflect the new partnership between these construction services. Since the company’s inception, the firm has always maintained a superior reputation of integrity, quality and value in the industry.

Walter Strong, III

Walter began his career in the construction industry after graduating from the University of Georgia. He immediately joined his father’s commercial construction company, the W.H. Strong Co. and expanded their construction services into the residential market. The trade name, The Strong Group” was adopted in 2009 to better reflect the new partnership between these construction services. Walter’s experience in building award-winning custom homes has instilled an exceptionally high standard of quality for his clients. His development experience has also allowed him to learn and create many cost saving options for his clients’ budgets.

Walter Strong, Jr.

Walter Strong Jr. began his career in 1960 after returning to Savannah from attending Georgia Tech to assist his father at the W.H. Strong Co. Walter has accumulated an unprecedented fifty year career as a general contractor. He continues to put his estimating and budgeting expertise to work as a consultant and construction manager. With an unrivaled construction resume in Savannah, Walter brings invaluable experience and knowledge to his clients.

Our Partner

Tollison & Company, LLC, is a residential construction company specializing in renovations and restorations. Founded in 2013 in Savannah, Georgia, Tollison & Company is committed to taking the uncertainty and anxiety out of the renovation and restoration process, using our expertise to guide homeowners to the project that will best meet their needs. We also strive to be transparent about all costs, and we work with our clients to stay within budget and complete projects on time.


Tracey is the co-owner of Tollison & Company, LLC, and has more than 12 years of building experience. Tracey Tollison2is a former project manager for the Rives E. Worrell Company, where she supervised new home and renovation projects for The Sea Island Company and various homeowners throughout Coastal Georgia. On the commercial side, Tracey worked on projects based at Memorial Health University Medical Center, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, and Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts. Desiring to return to her passion for residential renovation, Tracey came full circle with the creation of Tollison & Company.

Before joining Rives E. Worrell, Tracey directed a sales team within the building products division of Georgia Pacific. She is a graduate of Mercer University and is married with two children.



  • “Mr. Strong’s expertise in construction management and cost estimating was instrumental in the success of the project.”

    Gregori S. AndersonDepartment of Building Safety & Regulatory Services, Chatham County
  • “Walter and his team did a wonderful job on our house. They exceeded our expectations from the bidding process through the punch list. His attention to detail and professionalism has ensured him that we won’t consider any other contractor on our next home.”

    Ed and Janet RutledgeTybee Island
  • “Walter is a man of great competence, leadership and integrity. He knows how to partner with his clients and his finished work shows the dedication and smarts he brings to renovation and construction projects.”

    George C. LynchDirector of Central Services, Chatham County