justin farris

Vice President, Independent Contractors, Inc.

Since launching his career in development and construction in 1995, John Farris has constructed more than 10 million square feet of space. As vice president of Independent Contractors, Inc., exclusive general contractor for Bakke Development Corp., Mr. Farris manages all aspects of the firm’s steel division and has earned renown for his expertise in self-storage facility construction.


Prior to joining Independent Contractors, Inc. in 2013, Mr. Farris founded and served as vice president of Lobo Steel LLC, where he contracted, designed, supplied, and erected self-storage facilities, retails, and commercial metal buildings throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Earlier in his career, he was sales director for Capco Steel Inc., where he sold and managed the construction of about 8 million square feet of commercial self-storage buildings, ranging from $20,000 to $1.7 million in scope.


Mr. Farris holds contractor licenses in Louisiana and Mississippi. A former West Texas ranch manager, he enjoys taking advantage of Texas’ abundant wildlife and natural beauty through hunting and fishing.



B.S., Sul Ross State University




Professional and Civic Activities


Member, Texas Self Storage Association



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