Like it was yesterday, Ashley Spain Morelos can remember seeing her Dad – Steve Spain, founder of Spain Commercial, Inc. – sitting at the small desk in her childhood home, book in hand, studying for his Class A Contractor’s License. “We’d beg him to stop, to come read us bedtime stories,” Morelos said. And he …

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Numbers have always come easy to Teresa Moseley. Especially in construction, she said. Perhaps it’s because she comes by it naturally. Moseley joined the Spain Commercial, Inc. team in the accounting department in 2017 following a life of working and living around the construction industry. Originally from Newport News, Moseley went to Ferguson High School …

Teresa Mosely Accounting Spain Commercial Inc. Construction

Construction wasn’t a dream, per se, for Brandon Cosentino. At first, as a young teenager, it was a means to supporting his family. “My Dad passed away when I was 15,” Brandon said. “I had to help Mom pay bills and make sure everything was financially straight.” So he took advantage of a summer job …

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Back in 1993, on one hot, Virginia summer day, all 17-year-old Steve Snell wanted to do was get to the mall to spend the money burning a hole in his pocket. But when he got to the bus stop at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, where he was faced with a two-hour layover …

Steve Snell and Steve Spain

Ask Renal Loit to tell you about Estonia and his face lights up. His words flow freely, describing a country in line on the same latitude with Vermont, complete with similar climate, rolling hills and half of its borders overlooking water. The people are a conservative bunch, loyal to their country and full of pride …

Renal Loit Superintendent Spain Commercial

As a little girl growing up in Newport News, Debbi Gardner would look at the newspaper – in the days when they would publish sample house plans – and pull out her own notebook to design and draw her own versions. You could say she knew from an early age that her brain worked well …

Debbi Gardner Commercial Construction Designer

There’s something about working on the Spain Commercial, Inc. team that’s like playing on a baseball team, Ryan Fleischmann will tell you. He would know. Today, Ryan serves as a Superintendent for Spain Commercial, Inc., but it was as a baseball pitcher in high school and college that he learned the culture of teamwork, of …

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Kayleigh Spain-Moore may have started out her work in commercial construction removing toilets and sweeping floors, but earlier this month, as the social media and marketing coordinator for Yorktown, Va.-based Spain Commercial, Inc., she was front and center in Menlo Park, Ca. at Facebook’s headquarters. Moore and Spain Commercial were one of only 400 organizations …

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More than 70 residents, community leaders and health care workers on the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck gathered Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the soon to be combined Riverside Orthopedic Specialists Gloucester and Riverside York River Orthopedics practices. The combined office is located at 7560 Hospital Drive, Building B, Suite …


A storied Gloucester Point crossroads is getting a facelift and more, thanks to new owners and construction partners with a plan to return a local shopping landmark to its former glory. Tidemill Shops, at the corner of Tidemill Road and Route 17, has been purchased by Steve Barrs of C.A. Barrs and Steve Spain of …

Spain and Barrs at Tidemill Shops