About Elder Construction

Elder Construction strives to build and develop

quality facilities where expectations are exceeded. We are committed to providing clients with experienced service and a safe, quality project completed on time and on budget.

Since the founding of Elder Construction in the 1990's, we have realized our goal of becoming a leading national construction company. Excellence and competitive pricing have moved us to the forefront as a contractor, manager and designer/builder.

With the ability to work in 48 states, we can meet your needs from small to multi-million dollar construction projects. Contact us for your next construction project and you will see why Elder Construction can satisfy your needs.

Differentiation is key

  • Specialized and extensively experienced in design-build and tenant build out.
  • One-stop shop for design, engineering, permits, build and finish.
  • Faster occupancy for our clients because we maintain control over the entire job and provide self-performed work.
  • Constant communication links kept with ONE key contact and 24-hour service/response.
  • We require multiple bids from various subs in order avoid complacency in competitive pricing.
  • Safety is our number one priority.
  • Although we are located in Louisville, Kentucky, we have completed projects in these 36 states:

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How our process works

  • Estimating — Provide budget estimates in-house.
  • Cost Control — Provide weekly updates.
  • Subcontractor Solicitation and Selection — Selection based upon experience and abilities to perform under the given project scope and schedule.
  • Team-oriented consulting — Actively involve subcontractors and suppliers as team members in evaluating and reviewing materials, systems and construction methods to maximize best practices and value.
  • Scrutiny of Construction Review — For design-build, a review of the drawings and specifications will be made prior to final bidding and construction to be sure drawings, maintenance and details are to specifications.
  • Tracking and Communication — Consistent contact and periodic progress meetings to provide updates and discuss issues, if any.
  • Quality Control — Assignment of a specific field superintendent and project team to each facility who works closely with the owner or with the owner’s representative.
  • Self Performance — The following will be done directly by Elder: framing, masonry, concrete, metal stud-work, finish carpentry and laminate.
  • Warranty Follow-Up — We, as the entity in control, would stay involved on any warranty issues arising during the warranty period, and beyond.

Our Goals

  • To be regarded by our clients and the communities we serve as quality-oriented and highly professional, yet competitive, general contractors, construction managers and design/builders.
  • To help solve problems quickly and to the satisfaction of all involved.
  • To help our clients minimize their risk and cost initially and long term by providing timely, creative, and intelligent soultions.
  • To create real value for our clients and our employees whom we serve and value as partners.
  • To continue to grow in our ability and the number of clients we serve as well as the geographical areas we promote.

I am extremely passionate for being a dedicated career general contractor and builder because when a job is completed and the client is satisfied, I feel that my God-given talents were used to the best of my ability. I have 30+ years as a general contractor and builder, having completed projects for retail, restaurants, churches/places of worship, residential, institutional, office, industrial and distribution warehousing facilities in 36 states. I have completed hundreds of facilities with project sizes ranging from 1,000 sq. ft. to 250,000 sq. ft.

David Elder, President, Elder Construction

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