Working Together To Meet Our Client’s Goals.

A Philosophy of Partnership

We are committed to the philosophy of partnership throughout the entirety of a project.

Through a team approach, we ensure crucial communication between owners, architects, construction managers, contractors, and their teams. This method enables us to stay on schedule, avoid miscommunication, and reduce the risk of exceeding our client’s budget.


    From Start to Finish.

    Our General Contractor services are second to none in the commercial & construction industry. Our proven experience, networks, and systems ensure a smooth construction process for all involved and deliver a superior experience for owners, sub contractors, architects, and engineers alike.

    Managing costs without sacrificing function, aesthetics, and most importantly quality, is our highest value in every phase of general contracting. Based on the plans and specifications provided by owners, architects, and engineers, we guarantee our competitive edge by utilizing a broad base of qualified subcontractors and suppliers to assist in preparing the final bid. Our contracting services include:

    • Ensuring job site safety
    • Soliciting qualified subcontractors for competitive bidding
    • Subcontractor scheduling & quality oversight
    • Code requirement & compliance oversight
    • Material purchasing & equipment scheduling
    • Managing construction waste & recycling

    Planning. Preparing. Producing.

    As experienced construction managers we know that all the preliminary work is as important as the building phase. We take the time on the front end to coordinate and provide all aspects of the preconstruction phase necessary for the success of a project. We provide a wide range of construction management services for owners, architects, and their teams including:

    • Conceptual budgets and estimating
    • Architectural & Engineering development and documents
    • Constructibility reviews
    • Code review and coordination
    • Infrastructure and utility review and coordination
    • Preliminary planning and scheduling
    • Cost analysis and value engineering

    During actual construction we oversee and supervise the overall construction process to assure that the facility is constructed in strict conformance with the plans, specifications, and all required codes and regulations while maintaining timely, accurate and complete contract administration.


    Designed For Success.

    As fixtures in the commercial and construction industry, we have developed partnerships with the most prestigious architectural and engineering firms throughout Chicagoland. Our networks allow us the ability to select exactly the right design partner for each individual client.

    When engaged as a Design/Builder we provide every facet required to design, engineer, and construct a project from start to finish through one integrated process. Our services include:

    • Civil Engineering
    • Landscape Design
    • Architectural & Interior Design
    • Structural, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
    • Estimating & Construction Management
    • Owner’s Fixtures, Furnishings & Equipment Coordination
    • Skilled Labor Force & Construction

Client Testimonials

The pride and joy of Krause Construction is the partnerships we’ve built with our clientele over the years. See what some of our most valued partners have to say about their experience.

I wanted to write and say thank you and how pleased I am with the services you have provided Good Samaritan Hospital. The work has been top quality, your staff is excellent and you are willing to do whatever it takes to meet our needs. I have been in facility management over 17 years and have never received the amount of unsolicited compliments, from my customers about a contractor, as I do with your firm.

— Good Samaritan Hospital Staff Member

Thanks Art. I just want to take this opportunity to thank you for the work you and Krause Construction did for our two projects. Your team is very good to work with and hope in the future we will be able to partner again.

— Barbara Kohn, Director of Laboratory Services at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Thanks so much for looking into and correcting the recent situation we had. As soon as you found out you handled it right away. You could have made things much more difficult, but because you have integrity and honor, you saw something was wrong and you righted it. These days it is getting harder and harder to find these qualities. Dan, you are a class act and I thank you.

— Andy Lambeta, Professional Decorating & Painting, Inc.

Thank you for all the phenomenal work Krause Construction has done and continues to do for Advocate Health Care, and the individual dedication you display on all our projects.

— James Kokaska, Advocate Health Care

A sincere thank you to the Krause team. Our particular problem could have involved multiple meetings, numerous structural engineers, etc. Randy came out and expertly assessed our problem and offered field-smart solutions to quickly correct the issue. Thank you for helping us get this problem corrected so rapidly and successfully.

— Vytas Zemaitaitis, Construction Manager at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


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