Athena Builders is the team of Jorge Solis and Karen Johnson who together have over 30 years experience in the construction industry. Since 2008, Jorge and Karen have combined their individual strengths to make Athena Builders the successful home remodeling company it is today. Solid partnerships with some of the area's most talented contractors in tile work, flooring, painting, design, and cabinetry have been the driving factor to their success. After over a decade of refining the remodeling process for their clients, Jorge and Karen stand firm on the company's original core values: 


  • Delivering professional, quality workmanship

  • Providing accurate pricing from the first proposal

  • Managing all aspects of the remodel in a turnkey style

  • Fulfilling the commitments made to their customers

"Top Quality. Short Timelines. Guaranteed."

Get to know us

Jorge Solis

A third-generation

carpenter, Jorge’s

construction background

is diverse. His early

career included the

study of aviation

construction, eventually

working on the

construction of test cell buildings to house military aircraft and space equipment. He eventually branched out into working as a general contractor in residential and commercial buildings throughout Houston, becoming a master carpenter himself. Jorge has a unique knack for creativity and detail that our clients find refreshing and we think you will too.

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Karen Johnson

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Karen's resume reflects various positions in large corporations working in construction sales, marketing and design.


Athena Builders has helped her realize her dream of developing her own ideas and building a unique type of company. Karen’s focus on getting quality jobs done on time and on budget has been a proven factor to the success of Athena Builders.

Jorge and Karen decided to work together to provide customers with a company that works to provide quality and on time commitments keeping to the budget of their clients.  They have a unique style that provides detail assistance and quality home construction services from the selection of materials and design of rooms to engineering and structural changes. Projects will be priced fairly from the beginning with a realistic delivery date. Jorge and Karen work as a team with a commitment to be responsive to the client’s needs. Athena Builders work can be seen in neighborhoods throughout Houston.

Together, Karen and Jorge make Athena Builders the best choice for your home remodeling project.