Build The Future

A Construction Experience That’s


At Principle Construction, we know how to build projects—and relationships—that last. We keep your aesthetic choices, cost constraints, and constructability in mind from the planning phase all the way through to project  completion.


Columbus Consolidated Government Headquarters Building Renovations
Principle will soon be conducting Life Safety Renovations on all eleven floors of the Gov’t Ctr.  Principle recently completed a large renovation project that stemmed ...
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Groundbreakings for New Fire Stations in Meriwether County
Groundbreakings for New Fire Stations for Meriwether County at Woodbury and The Cove. Jay Johnson, Sr. PM, spoke at both events for Principle Construction.
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Historic Davis Building Renovation Begins
Principle recently began complete renovations on the Historic Davis building on the square in downtown LaGrange, GA. Built in 1875, the Davis Building features a ...
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Build Connections

Expert Guidance.

Exceptional Outcomes.

The Principle Construction team effortlessly guides your construction project thanks to our expertise and experience. Our team supports planning, pre-construction, estimating, project management, site supervision, and accounting groups, ensuring each project is successful.

This detailed approach is why you can expect exceptional outcomes working with Principle Construction.

Our Expertise



General Contracting

Construction Management


Why I do what I do

The pride that comes from being an instrumental team member on unique and challenging projects is unlike any other. I’ve had a passion for construction my entire life.

Jay Johnson

Vice President | Senior Project Manager
Leon Moody
President & CEO

As Founder and Managing Principal, Leon’s role includes communication between offices, staff development, business development, strategic planning and financial oversight.

Leon has a diverse background having been a developer, construction consultant and construction executive. His career involves working with both municipal and private owners. He graduated from Jacksonville State University in 1989 where he played baseball. He then earned an MBA from LaGrange College.

Leon began his career with a large contractor where he spent 17 years. When he left he had risen to Executive Vice President. He then consulted for seven years in the Southeast prior to founding Principle Construction in 2013. He has always been an avid community supporter and today serves on multiple boards and committees. He is married to Lisa Moody and they have four children and two granddaughters. Leon is an active golfer, sports enthusiast and enjoys traveling with his family.