Alca Construction Co. Inc. was founded by Joseph Calafiore Sr. in 1968. Born in Italy, in 1926, he assisted his father as a mason and later began his training at the Siracusa School of Fine Arts, where he learned the fine arts of sculpture and stone work.
Joe emigrated to the United States in 1954, starting in New Jersey before moving to Hartford, Conn. Over time, the family business grew and included his son Joseph A Calafiore.
Joseph A. Calafiore, President. Mr. Calafiore has 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Starting in 1984, Mr. Calafiore served as Construction Foreman, maintaining and supervising Alca’s crews. In 1986, he was promoted to Project Manager/Construction Superintendent. He coordinated daily operations of specific construction projects, acting as liaison between owner, architect and general contractor.
Elected vice president in 1989, Mr. Calafiore coordinated all phases of construction operations, including estimating and bidding, contracts and negotiations with subcontractors and suppliers, and cost control and project management. From 1991 to the present, Mr. Calafiore has served as Alca’s President, controlling and administering all company functions from daily operations to long-range planning. Mr. Calafiore has a BA from Boston University in Economics.
The types of projects we’ve built
Our portfolio of successful construction projects includes a range of fine work, from multi-million dollar housing communities; to medium-size retail, commercial and office sites; to small business facilities and top-grade corporate office space. What is realized in our work is that effectiveness and design are the main ingredients of any successful construction project: a building that works, and is aesthetically appealing.
In addition to our main core of management and construction expertise, our services also include major renovation, restoration and rehabilitation work, as well as master planning, site and infrastructure development. Through our long-standing partnerships and solid relationships with the finest vendors, Alca provides every project with the highest quality, “tried and tested” contracted services.
Our clients range from government agencies to large corporations to sole proprietors. We’re proud of our record and our base of satisfied customers, including state agencies, housing authorities, municipalities, national retail chains, and national and international corporations.