About Ideal Contracting
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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
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.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Building Expertise Across Diverse
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.
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.
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
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
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
Pratt & Whitney New Manufacturing Facility
Pratt & Whitney built a new manufacturing center in Asheville, North Carolina to produce jet engines for commercial and military jets. Ideal Contracting self-performed the structural and miscellaneous steel erection for Dave Steel, a subcontractor...Learn More
Bluewater Compressor Station
The Bluewater Gas Storage project consisted of installing a new compressor designed to increase Bluewater’s operating pressure. Ideal Contracting self-performed the excavation and concrete work for this project. The scope included earthwork, fencing, laydown areas,...Learn More
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.