Your Vision. Our People.
Building Together.

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Safety Brings Us Home

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About Ideal Contracting

Our Commitment to Safety

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Building Together

Ideal Contracting is one of the premier general contractors in Michigan with operations across the United States. Our tireless commitment to build what matters ensures that the quality of our work is second-to-none and that we continue to forge lasting relationships with our customers, partners, and team members.  

TRUSTED, CLIENT DRIVEN

CONSTRUCTION PARTNER

Three Groups, One Team

How We Build

Our loyal, dependable team of 350+ self-perform professionals and 100+ full-time staff successfully deliver projects in a wide range of sectors. From preconstruction to project completion, we build together with your vision in mind. We’re structured into three groups, with each one serving as the bridge that allows us to deliver true value to our clients — Construction Group, Steel Group, and Special Projects Group.

Construction Group

As one of the area's largest general contractors, Ideal Contracting's Construction Group provides a wide range of contracting services and delivery methods such as design-build, construction management, and various self-perform capabilities.

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Steel Group

Our Steel Group offers an extensive range of self-perform capabilities and delivery methods including design-build, design-assist, structural and miscellaneous steel erection, precast erection, and steel fabrication.

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Special Projects Group

The Special Projects Group has more than 20 years of experience fulfilling blanket construction maintenance service contracts covering projects of up to $5 million. By blending our program management and delivery teams with your facilities management team and processes, we streamline the estimating and delivery of smaller projects.

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Our Commitment

Safety

We don’t approach safety as a job – it’s our responsibility. Ideal Contracting’s award-winning safety performance is powered by our team’s steadfast determination to send each other home safely.

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Our Commitment

Sustainability

Our belief in sustainability is evident from its reach into virtually every facet of our company. We support sustainable initiatives in everything from our construction projects to our supplier relations.

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Building Expertise Across Diverse

Market Sectors

Ideal Contracting’s experienced team of professionals has the prowess to accommodate clients based on the markets they operate within. We are proud to have delivered transformational projects to clients from an array of different market sectors.

Automotive + Manufacturing

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Automotive + Manufacturing

Distribution + Warehousing

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Distribution + Warehousing

Commercial

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Commercial

Power + Energy

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Power + Energy

Higher Education

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Higher Education

Heavy Industrial

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Heavy Industrial

Sports + Entertainment

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Sports + Entertainment

Clients + Partners

At Ideal Contracting, we work side-by-side with some of the world’s most influential and innovative companies. Our belief is that strong relationships with our partners, clients, and our team of passionate, skilled people is the most important thing that we build. 

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Over the past 10 years, Ideal Contracting has proven to be a trusted and valued structural steel trade partner. Their team of professionals comes to every project with a positive can-do attitude that drives innovative solutions to meet the everyday cost and time challenges we face in our industry. We very much value the relationship and look forward to working with their team for many years to come.
Walbridge Team
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The leadership and staff at Ideal Contracting represent the best in the construction industry. They believe in and practice partnership, teamwork, and professionalism on all our projects. Ideal is one of our “go-to” team members for projects of any size or level of complexity. All firms should strive to emulate this type of organization with their success.
Ronald Staley, Senior Vice President, The Christman Company
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John E. Green Company and Ideal Contracting have built strong relationships as business partners and friends over the years. Ideal is a true leader in Michigan and the automotive industry, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration with them now and into the future.
Mike Green, President & CEO, John E. Green Company
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Careers + Culture

We blend our family-oriented, team atmosphere with a robust talent development process to give our team members a truly fulfilling experience. We’re proud to have built a reputation as a company where people want to come and develop themselves both professionally and personally.