Executive Team

UrbanBuilt was founded in 2008 by Jason Watts and David Linsalata. Their combination of business acumen and hands-on experience has allowed the young company to grow into a leading provider of construction and renovation services for commercial and residential projects in Baltimore and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Jason Watts, Managing Partner, UrbanBuilt

Jason Watts, Sales & Operations

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Jason has nearly twenty years of experience in the construction and real estate industries. His management, customer relations and marketing skills helped the new company build strong business relationships. In 2012 Jason was selected to serve on the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors. He also serves on the Better Business Bureau Finance Committee and the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation Board of Directors.

Jason began working for his father’s home improvement company at a very young age. It was with his father that he first learned the true meaning of hard work, self-motivation, and dedication to high quality customer service. At twenty-one years of age, Jason graduated with a degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Maryland, where he was also a Founding Father of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Before co-founding UrbanBuilt, he spent seven years working on the job site and as a Project Manager and Sales Representative for two Baltimore-based contracting companies, learning essential customer relations and construction project management skills.

David Linsalata, Managing Partner, UrbanBuilt

David Linsalata, Production & Service

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Dave has nearly twenty years of experience in the construction and real estate investing industries. Before co-founding UrbanBuilt, Dave owned a remodeling company called Dreamworks, which he quickly grew from a small start-up into a successful business. Dreamworks also ventured into real estate, investing in several homes which he renovated for profitable sales. In 2008, Dave partnered with Jason Watts to form a new general contracting company, UrbanBuilt. Dave’s vision for UrbanBuilt was simple – provide clients with high-end products and services and stand behind the results. Dave brought his first-hand experience in renovations and investing to the new company, along with valuable tools, equipment, job site expertise and a loyal client list.

Under Dave’s seasoned leadership, the UrbanBuilt Production and Service team completes projects on time and on budget. Clients appreciate his can-do attitude and strong work ethic. Upon meeting with Dave, clients feel confident that UrbanBuilt will deliver a quality product with creative vision and unmatched integrity.