J.A. Urban Inc. is a full-service General Contracting firm established in Southern California with a focus on our clients “experiencing the difference” during construction projects.  J.A. Urban Inc. utilizes modern day outlook on projects ensuring our clients receive the appropriate attention for each individual project, accompanied by the latest software applications to integrate project management teams.

J.A. Urban Inc. is a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and Veteran Owned Small Business and encompasses many of the values that the military has engrained into our President David James.


To bring a sophisticated and detailed approach to our client’s projects to escalate outcomes and the client experience.

To focus on the clients and the people during our process to produce the product.


“Accomplishment of the mission, and the welfare of our associates” is the philosophy of J.A. Urban Inc. The mission is our client’s projects and end goals, and our associates are all of our clients, team members, staff, subcontractors and vendors.

“We focus on the people, the process, and the product”. – Marcus Lemonis


David had founded J.A. Urban Inc. on the principle of focusing on the clients and the people that build the projects and the business.   David has grown through the construction industry starting as a construction administrator after his military service.  Moving through the ranks from Project Engineer to Vice President, David’s leadership has been key for companies during growth, sustainment and establishment.

Having experience on projects ranging from minor repairs to major projects valued at $8MM; with works from tenant improvement, ground up, site and off site, commercial, health care, dental, restaurants, public works, and Architectural offices; David brings a vast array of experience, knowledge and insight to J.A. Urban Inc.

David focuses on the quality and the building methods to the deliverable of the client…

David holds a B.A. in Business Leadership from Brandman University and an A.S. in Construction Management and is a decorated military veteran of 8 years.  He is married to his wife Keyla since 2007, whom he met in the military and is currently working as a Security Administrator at NASA/ JPL in Pasadena, Ca.  They have one daughter Jordyn that pursues arts and film.