Centennial, part of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area, is the 10th most populous municipality in Colorado. The area is well developed with popular shopping centers, boutiques, restaurants, museums, and offices like Park Meadows and Bonjour Bakery. Behind the construction of these amenities is a skilled group of commercial contractors. These contractors are experienced in building the structures uniquely suited to various sectors.
Our editorial team has created a list of the best commercial contractors in the area. These firms have decades of experience collaborating with clients, architects, designers, and the local government.
Commercial Building Services, Inc.
7561 S. Grant St. Suite A-4, Littleton, CO 80122
Ivar A. Larsen founded Commercial Building Services, Inc. in 1967 to provide state-of-the-art construction and outstanding customer service. The firm’s team of professionals is dedicated to providing quality craftsmanship services to the Denver metropolitan and Front Range areas. Its clients come from both public and private sectors and include Brighton Ford, Allied Waste, and Breckenridge Golf Club.
Most of the firm’s work involves design-build services for automotive, maintenance facilities, office, retail, and municipal projects, including installation of pre-engineered steel structures. The firm’s services include pre-construction, planning/zoning work, preliminary budgeting, competitive bids, construction management, value engineering, and pre-engineered building. Commercial Building Services has specialized experience and expertise in structures with large spaces, high ceilings, exposed rafters, and extensive windows for daylighting.
Foothills Commercial Builders
7241 S Fulton St., Centennial, CO 80112
Foothills Commercial Builders has been serving Denver and its surrounding areas for the past 35 years. Clients such as River North Brewery, Tally CM, and City Electric Supply have praised the firm’s honesty, dedication, and professionalism. From interior finish work and complete interior build-out to ground-up construction, Foothills Commercial Builders works to exceed its client’s expectations.
The firm has three decades of experience in the industry. Its extensive portfolio of projects includes design-build, base building, land/site work, healthcare, medical, dental, automotive, veterinary, cultural, community, education, industrial, office, retail, restaurant, brewery, and banking structures. Among its restaurant projects is Gin + Ginger in Denver, Colorado. The project totals 3,600 square feet and is designed to serve three functions: fast-casual dining during the day, fine dining at night, and a full bar. There are custom-built booths, banquettes, and tables, and a full kitchen with a hood and extensive HVAC systems. The ceiling uses a combination of drywall and acoustical tiles.
Global Construction LLC
7002 S. Revere Pkwy. Suite 30, Centennial, CO 80112
Global Construction LLC’s work is guided by its five core values: quality, integrity, professionalism, education, and community. The firm ensures that the highest-quality materials and products are used for each project, regardless of its scope and size. The firm’s team is led by leaders who have over four decades of combined experience in the construction industry. Specialties include senior living, healthcare, and multifamily facilities.
Global Construction LLC was also recently acquired by Kapella Group. The firm has grown to have Kapella Group as a parent company that will handle higher-level services like design and planning, owner representation, and construction management. Global Construction offers general contracting, and capital improvement and renovations. Most of its projects are found in Colorado, Florida, Texas, Arizona, and Nevada. The District in Denver, Colorado is one of the firm’s multifamily projects. The structure’s 276 housing units include one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and studio layouts. Features and amenities include loft-style layouts, spacious patio or balcony spaces, a heated pool, a fitness and business center, a clubroom, and a landscaped courtyard with grills.
Roche Constructors, Inc.
1235 W. 124th Ave. Suite 100, Westminster, CO 80234
Roche Constructors, Inc. bases its business on three principles: respect, responsibility, and relationships. The firm works to provide its clients with a consistently high level of craftsmanship. Roche specializes in structures for education, government, healthcare, light industrial, multifamily, office, banking, recreation, religious, retail, and design-build projects.
The remodel of the SuperTarget Store No. T-2052 in Denver, Colorado is an example of the firm’s retail projects. Roche remodeled the Guest Services area by installing a panelized wall system made of hickory. The firm also modified the mechanical, fire protection, and electrical systems; reconfigured the regeneration system; installed new flooring; and completed the piping for refrigeration, plumbing, and electrical systems. The firm also added an electronic stockroom. The firm’s exterior work included power washing, patching the roof, refreshing the landscaping, installing new site furnishings, and refreshing exterior paint.
Roche offers pre-construction budgeting, scheduling, value assessments and constructability reviews, final estimating, project management and administration, and project post-construction services. It serves the states of Colorado, Nevada, and Indiana.
300 Kalamath St., Denver, CO 80223
Shaw Construction’s 59 years in the industry have resulted in numerous world-class projects and lasting monuments. The firm completed the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) project in Colorado and one of the world’s first vertical greenhouses. It serves the Denver and Grand Junction areas in Colorado, Jackson in Wyoming, and Salt Lake City in Utah. The Roth Living Headquarters is a 26,743-square-foot project in Denver. The structure’s exterior features silver, flat-lock, metal panels while its interior includes eight custom kitchen vignettes, three operating centers, and a state-of-the-art video display. Its industrial look of exposed steel and concrete and mechanical and electrical systems is combined with artful finishes like the steel and glass grand staircase and a floating fin wall. There is a permeable-paver parking area that functions as part of the stormwater mitigation system. Other features include water-conserving landscaping, sensitive lighting, and vehicle charging stations.
Shaw Construction collaborates with its clients to bring their projects to completion. Its team of professionals is experienced in creating structures for the arts, assisted/senior living, commercial, education, residential, hospitality, and multifamily projects. Services include self-perform, pre-construction and estimating, virtual design and construction, warranty, sustainability, and quality assurance work. The firm has been in business for over 59 years.
dcb Construction Company, Inc.
909 East 62nd Ave., Denver, CO 80216
dcb Construction Company, Inc. is a 61-year old firm that uses a design-build approach for its projects. Its portfolio features commercial, office, industrial, warehouse, distribution, retail, and tenant improvement facilities. The Kipling Self Storage project in Littleton, Colorado required the firm to work on a hybrid design that includes a three-story, climate-controlled structure with interior units and two single-story buildings with drive-up units. The architectural style uses a combination of masonry accents and saturated metal panel colors to catch the attention of customers from the C470 highway.
dcb has completed nearly 2,000 projects in Rock Mountain and other areas across the country. Its team provides a full range of services to clients, regardless of project size and complexity. These services include design-build, preconstruction, due diligence/programming/concept, planning/entitlements, building permits, and construction.
Snyder Building Construction
3535 S Sherman St., Englewood, CO 80113
Snyder Building Construction does commercial ground-up, tenant improvement, restaurant, and retail construction work across Colorado. The company takes a client- and team-oriented approach to completing projects. It prioritizes customer service, quality assurance, team accountability, and lean construction and scheduling.
Most of the firm’s projects are for the retail, restaurant, healthcare, corporate, and industrial sectors. The Green Collective Eatery in Denver is one of its restaurant structures. Snyder Building Construction worked on the core and shell; mechanical, engineering, and plumbing (MEP); framing; millwork; and restaurant equipment installation.
rand* construction corporation
1700 East 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218
rand* construction corporation has been serving several major metropolitan areas across the country, including Washington, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, and Denver, for over 30 years. Its work has been recognized by regional organizations such as the Women Builders Council (WBC), Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Services include pre-construction, construction, virtual construction (VC), Building Information Modeling (BMI), sustainability, and development management.
The firm’s industry experience allows it to work with knowledge of local markets, stakeholder relationships, and risk management strategies. The sectors rand* serves are mostly corporate, sustainability, technology, retail, restaurant, non-profit, health science, and media. Among its office projects is the FTI Consulting office in Denver, Colorado. The project totals 16,000 square feet and took 14 weeks to complete. It features a conference room with an operable wall, which creates flexibility for the workspace, as well as custom millwork banquettes and an open structure ceiling with decorative, acoustical elements. There are full-height, custom, glass panels and exterior glass that stretch from the slab to the structure above. The break room has a waterfall island with a pendant mounted above.
6950 South Potomac St., Centennial, CO 80112
Haselden Construction serves its customers with a team of professionals who have close ties with partner subcontractors and several communities. Its team focuses on completing projects on time, within budget, and with attention to quality. The firm provides construction services for the cultural, worship, government, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, gaming, K-12 education, office, parking, senior living, and residential markets.
The Pearl iZumi Headquarters in Louisville, Colorado is among the firm’s award-winning office projects. The headquarters are designed to be a versatile space and feature open work areas, collaboration spaces, and conference rooms. There are also labs for material, dynamics, laundry, and human testing; a sewing shop, sample and prototype storage; and a shoe fitting and modeling shop. The structure’s administrative spaces house the sales, marketing, operations, distribution, finance, legal, IT, and HR departments. The building skin is made of SIP panels and metal.
As a general contractor, Haselden Construction is capable of all project delivery types, including CM/GC, Integrated Project Delivery, design-bid-build, and design-build. It offers services for pre-construction, virtual design and construction, self-perform work, and sustainable design and construction. There are also numerous LEED-Accredited Professionals on the team.
i2 Construction LLP
15690 Parkerhouse Rd. Unit 2, Parker, CO 80134
i2 Construction LLP is a 22-year-old firm whose core focus is on complex, commercial construction projects. The firm collaborates with clients who value creativity and performance, such as Google, Coca-Cola, DaVita, and JP Morgan Chase. The company provides services for brand-forward corporate interiors, technical medical/laboratory facilities, higher education classrooms and common spaces, modern retail and hospitality spaces, new building construction, exterior additions and improvements, and tenant improvement construction.
The firm mostly services the Colorado area. One of its projects is the HomeAdvisor office in Denver, Colorado. The build-out is 152,000 square feet and features game rooms, conference rooms, offices, and common spaces. There are two levels of large, indoor gas fireplaces with a sitting area, a staircase, and an enclosed, playground-style indoor slide that leads to the middle of the games, activities, and bar area.
86 Inverness Place North, Englewood, CO 80112
In its nearly 50 years in the industry, Saunders Construction has created structures for the energy, entertainment, aviation, healthcare, office, municipal, education, religious, hospitality, residential, sports, industrial, scientific, and retail sectors. The Colorado Health Foundation Headquarters in Denver, Colorado is a unique and inviting office building for the non-profit organization. Saunders worked on the building’s “health-positive” design, which features direct access to outdoor areas via rooftop decks and gardens, natural ventilation and daylighting, a floor-to-ceiling living wall with hundreds of plants, and an on-site gym. The project is LEED Gold Certified and WELL Gold Certified.
Saunders has completed over $8.5 billion worth of projects throughout the Rocky Mountain region. It offers services for design phase management, pre-construction, value optimization and analysis, environmental and sustainability planning, building information modeling and integrated project technologies, and project and construction cost development.