About Our Company
Our specialties include: new construction, remodels, and commercial. We provide best-in-class development services that fulfill our clients’ strategic needs. We are fully licensed and insured.
Meet Our Team
Lamaro Watson – Founder and CEO
Lamaro Watson is the founder and CEO of W Development Group, a privately-owned general contracting company. Lamaro founded W Development Group in 2005 and has been serving clients in Wellington, West Palm Beach, and the surrounding areas ever since. With over two decades of construction experience, Lamaro has established W Development Group’s reputation as one of South Florida’s most trusted firms. As CEO, Lamaro oversees W Development Group’s portfolio of new construction and renovations, for commercial, residential, and equestrian estate clients.
As a general contractor, Lamaro has worked for some of the nation’s leading brands including Holiday Inn Express, Albertsons, Hobby Lobby Stores, JC Penny, Filene’s Basement, Banana Republic, Victoria’s Secret, and La Quinta. Lamaro has also served as general contractor for local luxury hotels and resorts such as Waterside Inn, Chesapeake Beach Resort, and Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort. Lamaro has also completed several projects with Equestrian Sport Productions including the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, the Wanderers Club, and the International Polo Club of Palm Beach (IPC). He’s also done work in the multifamily space, including multiple 30-40 unit B-class renovations.
References or further information regarding any specific project will be provided upon request.
Christina Bamann – Director of Operations & Logistics
As Director of Operations & Logistics, Christina is responsible for the coordination of W Development Group’s day-to-day operations. Since joining the company in 2016, she has facilitated the successful completion of hundreds of projects. She executes the company’s strategic plan to ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget. Her daily responsibilities include expense control, staff management, and operational organization. Christina attended the University of Miami.
Joseph Stein – Business Development (W Capital Investments)
As the head of W Capital Investments’ business development efforts, Joseph works to deliver clients the best possible value on their construction projects. He works closely with Lamaro, Christina, and Bill to make sure projects stay within budget and fulfill all clients’ expectations. He brings ten years of wealth management experience to the position. Joseph earned his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.
John Basinger— Engineering Project Manager/ Logistics
With nearly two decades of project management and construction experience, John’s responsibilities include job planning, preparing RFIs and monthly job projections, directing construction personnel, and the making and tracking of schedules. He is a licensed engineer with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.
Bill West—Lead Project Manager / Estimator
In his role as Lead Project Manager, Bill is responsible for providing construction planning, including gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. As estimator, he calculates and computes costs for labor, material, and time requirements to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency. He has both a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. He has completed and passed various security and clearance checks for projects including US Federal Protective Service Clearance.
Tara Young -Director of Administrative Operations
Tara supports all administrative and operational tasks for the company. She acts as an accessible point of contact for clients for the duration of their projects. She is a Certified Public Notary and Certified Notary Loan Signing Agent. She is a graduate of Palm Beach State College.