At Rubiola Construction we strive to provide the highest quality of construction services to every client, every time in an honest, transparent, and efficient manner.


Rubiola Construction is a full service general contractor providing both commercial and residential services.  John Rubiola founded the company with a focus on building not only buildings, but relationships.  The success of these relationships have translated into award-winning projects and continued working relationships with owners, architects, and subcontractors.  

We build our relationships by being a strong team member and providing a more personal approach to the construction process.  We are selective in the projects we take on so we can ensure every project receives outstanding customer service and attention to detail.  We also pride ourselves on a transparent billing method which allows our clients to monitor where every dollar is being spent.  

Working closely with the design team along with providing the best trades, materials, and execution of detail at each step of the project ensures your vision will be brought to reality.  Our staff of 23 professional project managers and craftsmen monitor progress daily onsite to ensure proper methods are performed to the highest industry standard.  We self perform trades that require finish level craftsmanship, we also provide these services to a select group of other general contractors as a subcontractor.

  • Southwest School of Art
  • San Antonio Missions National Historic Parks
  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens
  • Linda Pace Foundation
  • Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
  • Ricos Products Company
  • Causeway Capital Advisory Group
  • San Antonio Conservation Society
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Mirror Enterprises, Inc
  • Avance San Antonio
  • Silver Ventures
  • Pat Condon
  • Dirk & Annie Elmendorf
  • Stacy Hill
  • Travis Capps
  • Emely Robison
  • Dr. Keven Brown


  • Poteet Architects, LP
  • Ford Powell & Carson
  • Lake | Flato Architects
  • Tobin Smith, Architect
  • Richard Mogas, Architect
  • Robey Architects
  • Sprinkle & Co.
  • Fisher & Heck Architects
  • 3DI / Parsons
  • French & Michigan
  • Don McDonald Architect
  • Marmon Mok, LLP
  • Main Street Architects
  • Candid Rogers, Architect
  • Smithdish Architecture
  • E C Parker, Architect
  • Madrone Landscape Architecture
  • RVK Architects


2014 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Merit Award Condon Residence

2014 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Citation Award House 124

2009 - CONTRACT Interiors Design Award Linda Pace Foundation Offices

2009 - Texas Society of Architects Design Award Linda Pace Foundation Offices

2009 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Homes Tour Capps Residence

2009 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Homes Tour Cicconi Loft

2005 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Citation Award Capps Loft

2005 - American Institute of Architects San Antonio - Homes Tour Capps Loft

Management Team


John Rubiola has built Rubiola Construction into one of San Antonio’s most respected construction companies.  John is known for his honesty and ability to execute difficult projects flawlessly. Prior to forming his company, John was a commercial construction Project Manager for 16 years.  During his career, John has overseen the construction of many award-winning projects, as well as projects of high historic and cultural significance, including work at the San Antonio Missions and the Convent Buildings at the Southwest School of Art.  John’s particular passions are historic renovation and the celebration of craft through consummate execution of construction details.  His knowledge of historic materials and methods is unexcelled.


Shane Valentine is an integral part of the Rubiola Construction Team as project manager; joining Rubiola Construction in 2014, after working for award wining firm Poteet Architects under Jim Poteet, FAIA. Shane’s years of on the job experience have given him the ability to seamlessly execute a project from start to finish. He has managed a large variety of projects such as residential, civic, religious, educational, retail, corporate, light industrial and specialty facilities. Shane’s responsibilities include project management, supervision, administration, and communication; schedule and budget maintenance; and subcontractor negotiations/relations. During pre-construction, Shane provides scheduling, estimating, and constructability reviews.  Shane holds a Masters Degree of Architecture from the University of Texas San Antonio.


Dan brings an architectural background and affinity for building construction to the team. He has proven leadership and problem solving skills that have benefited many single-family residential and commercial projects. As a project manager, he works closely with clients, design teams, and contractors and promotes open communication and collaboration among the entire team. Dan holds a Masters Degree of Architecture from the University of Texas San Antonio.

RAY SETA, Superintendent

DON FREDRICHS, Superintendent

HECTOR REYES, Superintendent