Commercial Construction

Philosophy

We, at KSW Construction, are a group of commercial general contractors committed to delivering quality construction services for every client.
How do we define ‘Quality’ at KSW Construction?
Every commercial general contractor cares about three things: good service, fair pricing, and timely completion. At KSW Construction, we not only meet these industry standards, but take this a step further and say that providing quality commercial construction means that your building project reflects your company’s brand and culture from the inside out. We accomplish this by approaching projects as partnerships with our clients, from the first meeting to the grand opening, and we pride ourselves in knowing that your success is our success.

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Process

What sets our conveniently located Verona, WI, construction company apart from the competition in the Madison area?

We Care About Your Vision, Which Will Save You Money And Time.

There is a common misconception in the construction industry that the only place to save money is in the bidding process, after plans have been developed by an architect. At KSW, commercial construction contractors have demonstrated that the greatest potential for savings begins long before the plans have been created and the bidding process has begun, which is why we typically break our commercial contractor services into a process with three stages:

Stage 1: Design with Your Vision in Mind. From the beginning, KSW brings you, the client, and the architect/engineer together with our commercial construction contractors team to make sure that we are asking you the “value” questions about what you are looking for within the project. Questions like:

– What are you looking for in your business space?
– What is your budget?
– How much space or property are you looking to utilize?
– What do you envision the interior to look like?
– What are your future goals and expectations for growth of your business?
– We often ask the client to submit a “wish list” of most to least important attributes of their project.

By talking about what you care about with your project, we will save time and money going in to the bidding process because you’ll know after the design phase what you want and what is possible in the development of your project.

Stage 2: Bidding Process. After the design work is complete, the traditional bidding process to all subcontractors and vendors occurs, resulting in an economical projection of cost, along with fewer change orders during construction, due to KSW’s early involvement in design.

Stage 3: Construction. During the building phase of your project, we will work with you to make sure you are kept in the loop to the project’s process and keep within the time frame and budget developed during the bidding process.

The Result : Projects completed on time and within budget, reflecting the personal style and personality of your business, while meeting the needs of your company and customers.

Services

Commercial construction projects tend to be complex, as a wide variety of vendors, sub-contractors, government officials and design experts all play a role in seeing a project through to fruition. As a result, the contractor you select must be able to deal effectively with everyone involved to guarantee your project is completed on time and on budget. KSW Construction is always looking for ways to improve your experience while ensuring all your building needs are carefully addressed.

The Strategies We Employ to Make Sure You Get the Service You Need and Deserve.

  • Our expert design, engineering, and construction personnel listen carefully to your needs and devise methodologies to incorporate your needs into every structure we build.
  • Every client deserves service, and our team makes sure your questions are always answered during the construction process. You’ll always have a single point of contact, making it easier for any issues to be addressed in a timely manner. You won’t have to call numerous numbers to find a person to assist you.
  • Building a brand is important. Design concepts we suggest will always reflect your specific corporate needs and consider the type of culture you’ve worked diligently to develop.
  • Finances are always an issue. We know how important it is for your project to come in on budget. Our team always looks for ways to minimize costs without sacrificing quality.

No matter what your business needs are, the KSW Construction team can help. Our industry experience means we know how to deliver projects our clients will make use of for years to come. We know building trends, and we use that expertise to design structures that enhance our clients’ efficiency and still offer comfortable surrounding employees will be comfortable working in.

Tools KSW Construction Use to Make Your Construction Process Flow Smoothly

Today, your project’s success depends on the tools used by our team to keep the project on track. That means your construction investment is protected, and our staff maintains a safe site environment, further reducing any potential risks.

  • Smartphones not only allow us to keep in touch with you at any time, they also make it possible for the construction team to stay in communication with all contractors involved as well as maintain the orderly flow of materials to the site to minimize the potential for any delays. Staying on top of every aspect of the project means your costs are reduced
  • Laptops and other mobile devices allow complex spreadsheets, design plans, order forms, and even employee data to be shared quickly and easily. That type of efficiency ensures expense tracking is fast and accurate.

Through each phase of the project, we take advantage of every tool available to keep the construction on track. We know it’s far easier for you, our client, to plan when communication lines are always open, expenses are carefully controlled, and every bit of material is accounted for.

The construction industry is changing rapidly as new materials and techniques are developed. At KSW Construction, we stay on top of developments so we can exploit the newest building trends to save you money while still delivering an end product that fully meets your objectives.

Some of these in-house services we provide include :

Pre-construction Services

  • Site Selection and Development
  • Zoning and Land Use Review
  • Brokerage Services
  • Space Needs Analysis
  • Budget and Cost Analysis
  • Artist Renderings
  • Preliminary Architectural Plans
  • Construction Plans
  • Municiple and/or State Plan Review and Permitting
  • Computer-Aided Architectural Design
  • Structural Design and Specialized Engineering
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Construction Process and Services

  • Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Construction Management
  • General Construction
  • Complete Construction Documents
  • As-built Drawings
  • Owner’s Manuals
  • Written Warranties
  • Financial document support
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Testimonials
  • It’s so refreshing to work with a group of people that genuinely care about relationships and the quality of job performance. We continue to be impressed with KSW General Contractors’ extra effort and personal attention to detail on the projects we have been associated with.

    Estimating and staying within project budgets during construction and excellent problem solving are just a few areas that their project managers take personally. Because of KSW’s strong project team leadership our clients are happy and our projects are successful.

    Patricia McGinnis, McGinnis Design LLC, Middleton, WI
  • “ KSW Construction’s careful organization helped to make the building process run as smoothly as possible. The project was completed with exceptional project management skills, great quality, and within the timeline that we had agreed upon at the start of the project. It was obvious that KSW had my company’s best interest in mind throughout construction. The company also did a great job of keeping me up to date on information regarding the project, making me a part of the construction process. KSW operated in a very professional manner throughout all aspects of construction. ”

    Dan Holvick, Vice President, Inland Companies, Fitchburg, WI
  • “ Considering the complexity of the Hilldale renovation, the involvement of KSW with their retail construction experience, versatility, and timeliness has been critical to our progress. Furthermore, communication with my contractor is very important to me personally, and the availability and responsiveness of Dean Slaby, Dan Crow, and the entire KSW organization, has been outstanding. We look forward to a continuous and long relationship with KSW. ”

    Scott McLamore, Project Manager, Joseph Freed & Associates, Palatine, IL
  • “ KSW exceeded our expectations in creating a cohesive and modern office space renovation. I am extremely pleased that we chose KSW Construction as the contractor for this project. I was always kept up to date on all project details and notified of issues or problems immediately. I knew they always had our best interest in mind. Due to KSW Construction’s excellent communication and project management, the project was completed in a timely manner, as scheduled. KSW Construction Corporation is an excellent choice as an honest, hard-working and skilled general contractor for anyone with building needs. ”

    Alan Morris, Glanbia Nutritionals, Inc., Monroe, WI
  • “ We had a very aggressive time schedule to complete the warehouse, and KSW completed it on time and at budget, during one of the worst winters on record. KSW also completed a new office, lunch room, and front lobby area, and the results were outstanding. The KSW crew that was on site was one of the best I have worked with. KSW conducted a very safe and one of the cleanest work sites I have been involved with. I will definitely consider KSW Construction for any and all future plans. ”

    Robert Elliott, VP of Operations, Weir Minerals North America, Madison, WI
  • “ The Great Dane made a commitment to be part of the newly renovated Hilldale Mall last summer. Knowing that we had a late start, it was critical for us to be open in early December for the busy Holiday shopping season. While many said it wasn’t possible, KSW made a commitment to complete our construction by December 3rd, and actually delivered a day early. This effort took careful planning, extensive organization, and timely workmanship to accomplish such a difficult task. Doug Slaby and Craig Hoernke of KSW were terrific, and we hold KSW in high regard for their services. ”

    Robert LoBreglio, Vice President, Great Dane Pub and Brewing Company, Madison, WI
  • “ KSW Construction has provided exceptional general contractor work, scope, and knowledge. KSW Construction goes above and beyond what is typically required of our general contractors mandated responsibilities. ”

    Daniel Stanton, President, Stanton Optical, New York
  • “ From the first meeting that you and I had, I felt as important a client as any of your larger customers must feel. Your bid was as competitive as any, but it was the personal touches that made you stand out from everyone else. The store looks great! I appreciate your work so much, that you are currently doing my second store in Middleton. ”

    Kevin Madoch, Sport Clips, Fitchburg, WI
  • “ Both of my experiences in working with KSW Construction were exceptionally positive. The company’s way of building a solid relationship with its clients is unmatched. I always felt like the company had my best interests in mind and I would recommend their commercial construction services to other business owners, as well. Thank you, again, to Dean and Doug for another job well done. ”

    Harry Brar, Owner, NorthPoint Plaza, Poynette, WI
  • “ Thanks for a great job, and we look forward to working with KSW Construction in the future. ”

    Britton Wiedemann, President, True Coffee Roasters, Madison, WI
  • ” KSW exceeded our expectations in creating a cohesive yet functional renovation and addition. It was refreshing to work in conjunction with a team that was so knowledgeable and efficient. I was constantly kept up to date on all project details and notified of issues or problems immediately. We have worked with KSW Construction Corporation on various projects for over five years and they have yet to disappoint. Their honest work ethic, combined with the ability to build solid relationships with their clients, has proven them to be an excellent choice for any construction needs. ”

    Dan Williams, Placon Corporation, Madison, WI
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