About Us


Fahim Gemayel Our Founder & President

From its inception, Lakeland has been a family owned and operated company with a strong connection to the community it serves. President and Founder, Fahim Gemayel graduated with a business degree from Lake Erie College and attended an Engineering Masters Program at Case Western Reserve University. After acquiring the knowledge he needed, Fahim molded Lakeland into a general construction company that stands out from the rest by always upholding the highest of standards and providing the highest quality of work for every client.

The company has remained true to its core values, staying small and efficient. We want every client, design team and future clients to receive the special treatment that can only be achieved by working with our dedicated custom team. Our clients never get lost in the mix, as often happens with large construction teams. Lakeland ensures that every client feels he/she is always heard.

Upholding a reputation of excellence since 1986, Lakeland has led the way in building innovation. Our team has years of combined experience in construction and design that impacts communities for the better. President Fahim F. Gemayel is passionate about building design that works and works well. Our projects are not just “buildings.” Our projects are businesses, community gamechangers, innovation centers, dreams. We build more than brick, mortar and steel. We care about the work we do, and our qualified staff is dedicated to providing our clients with high quality construction and safe worksites.

Our commitment, expertise and excellent reputation make us the ideal choice for the design and construction of your facility. We’ve worked with some amazing clients over the years in Northeast Ohio. We are proud to be dedicated members of the Eastern Lake County, Mentor and Willoughby Western Lake County Chambers of Commerce. Our commitment, expertise and excellent reputation make us the ideal choice to help your building design and construction plans come to life.

Our Company Values


The integrity of our company is built from the integrity of our team, driving our business with dedicated passion that influences every project we complete. We believe in always doing the right thing for our clients with full transparency and open communication.


Our work outlasts time, providing true value to our clients. We are committed to performing the very best work, while meeting our clients’ timelines and budgets. We strive for nothing less than excellence.


We stick to our word from beginning to end. Our commitment to time, cost and quality of work separates us from the rest, and we deliver on that promise with every project.