Nestled comfortably in between the nearby Jordan River’s western bank and the eastern foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains is the lovely city of West Jordan, Utah. What used to be a bedroom community for Salt Lake City has become one of its rapidly growing suburbs, even becoming a hub for many commercial centers and home to many big companies like Mountain America Credit Union, Lunco Sales & Service, SME Steel, and Cyprus Credit Union.
If you’re looking to build in the area, we’ve gathered a list of the best commercial contractors in West Jordan, Utah. This list was arranged based on the contractors’ years of experience, the complexity of their projects, and their recognition in the business.
9090 S. Sandy Pkwy., Sandy, UT 84070
For 68 years, this award-winning, top-ranked national commercial construction firm Layton Construction has been serving West Jordan with its numerous projects in the area. It is part of the STO Building Group and brings with it project experience from all over the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a leader in several markets, it ensures that your project will be done right and on time.
The firm is currently led by David S. Layton who took the reins back in 2004. The past 10+ years has grown Layton from an expanding regional contractor into a well-established, award-winning national corporation, with new office locations throughout the country. More than keen company management, Layton Construction also owes its rapid growth to the important relationships it forged and maintained with its clients, employees, and subcontractors throughout the years. These have helped Layton grow and innovate in the industry, resulting in great work that has not gone unnoticed. In 2020, it was named one of the Best Companies to Work for by the Utah Business Magazine, and in 2019, it was named General Contractor of the Year from AZRE Real Estate & Development Awards. That same year, it was also recognized with several great awards for its fantastic work which include Manufacturing Project of the Year and the Manufacturing Award of Merit, from ENR Southwest, and the Diamond Safety Award from AGC Utah.
Featured below is an example of one of its great projects in the area. The RiverPark III is a ground-up construction of a Class A office space that also included some extensive tenant improvements. This 97,000-square-foot four-story office building was designed with a sleek, high-end look that included an elegant lobby, an arching entrance, and large windows to embrace the ambient natural light of South Jordan, UT.
933 Wall Ave Ogden, Utah 84404
Over the last 41 years, R&O Construction has built stellar, LEED-certified projects while establishing long-lasting client relationships. Their business philosophy is founded on commitment, value, and exceeding client expectations. The firm doesn’t differentiate between big and small projects. R&O is Big Enough to handle large-scale projects while remaining detailed enough to deliver exceptional results on the smallest of ventures.
The firm is led by Slade Opheikens, the President and CEO of R&O Construction. Slade’s background is in Construction Management and he is a LEED Accredited Professional. Slade is also certified with OSHA, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, and Federal Contract Administration Training. This leadership, together with the company’s team of highly-trained personnel, delivers project needs on time and within budget. Their craftsmanship has been recognized with several great awards like the Association of Builders and Contractors of Utah’s Excellence in Construction award for Institutional Project, Utah Safety Council Award of Merit, the Arches Safety Award from the Utah Labor Commission, and the American Cancer Society “Distinguished Corporate Partner Award” among many more awards that praise the company’s great work on a multitude of different projects.
One example of R&O’s work is this Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Phillips Edison Tenant Improvement project featured below. For this, R&O did the complete non-structural demolition and renovation of the 17th floor of the 222 Main Street Office building in downtown Salt Lake City to create this 11,990-square-foot class A office space. The team built new executive offices, staff offices, a cozy break room, and a conference room complete with glass curtain walls spilling sunlight and grandeur views of the surrounding Wasatch Mountains.
Jacobsen Construction Co
5181 W. Amelia Earhart Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84116
With nearly a century of experience in construction, Jacobsen Construction Co. is a well-established construction firm that has been changing the American skyline for 99 years. The company practices a tried and tested formula to achieve every project need. The Jacobsen Formula seeks to think outside the box and exceed client expectations by doing things right the first time around. Over its nearly 100 years in the business, it is not a surprise that the company has been awarded many times for its astounding work. Some of these recognitions include the Best of State winner for the Commercial Contractor category in 2019, 2017, 2016, and 2015, the Excellence in Safety Award from ENR Mountain States, and many other awards for various projects in different markets like health, education, and hospitality.
This same mark of expert work can be seen in the Utah State Capitol Base Isolation and Historic Restoration project featured below. It is the state of Utah’s most prominent landmark and has been home to Utah’s government for nearly a century. The team at Jacobsen did work on the 284,000-square-foot property by renovating it to include seismic base isolation, and to preserve and restore the premier granite structure. The firm updated the electrical, air conditioning, heating, and lighting while also restoring the original artifacts and architectural details like paintings, murals, statues, and even the marble staircase.
3710 Quincy Ave., Ogden, UT 84403
Kier Construction is one of the Intermountain West’s most experienced and well known construction companies. Over the last 35 years, it has worked hard in providing a tailored service, perfect for each client’s project. It has experience handling multi-unit and commercial construction and has had several hundred projects throughout the area. These experiences give it its edge in truly knowing the lay of the land and the requirements needed to build on it.
Kier Construction is most notable for its encouragement of the global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices. Kier Construction provides any level of LEED Certification in its services and has even completed several projects under the Energy Star certification program. The firm is currently led by CEO Stephen J. Kier, who has served in many boards and associations that all contribute to his wealth of knowledge in the trends and firm building principles known in the area. With this kind of leadership, it comes as no surprise that the firm has been awarded with recognitions like the Charles A. Caine Award for Workplace Safety from the WCF Insurance, the 2017 Excellence in Construction Winner in the Multi-Family over $5 million category from the Associated Builders and Contractors, and the 2015 and 2011 Excellence in Construction Awards in the Commercial over $10 million category, along with the Associated Builders and Contractors.
One example of its award-winning work is this Wyndham at Park City Resorts project featured below. This four-season club is found at the base of The Canyon. It has a great connection to the Waldorf Gondola where the owners can hangout by the plaza fire pit while waiting to board the gondola for a day of ski-filled fun. Kier Construction built this vacation resort with 70 standard units and 16 presidential units, with each one featuring luxurious modern furnishings, gorgeous views, and access to a world-class resort. The resort also has a swimming pool, a hot tub, some barbeque pavilions, and lovely walking paths all around. With its stunning build, this lovely resort won the Utah Construction and Design’s Most Outstanding Hospitality/Resort Project of the Year in 2014.
3900 North Traverse Mountain Blvd. Ste. 202, Lehi, UT 84043
SIRQ Construction believes that there is a better way to build, and it strives to do just that. For decades, this belief and practice has earned them the trust and reputation it has as a general contractor that embraces the construction process as an art while putting the client’s best interest first.
SIRQ Construction offers a straightforward approach to building that doesn’t cut corners when it comes to quality. Right off the bat, it will help you develop your budget and help you make educated business decisions that will ensure that your project is completed within the timeline you want. It guarantees that it will save you time and money with its detailed pre construction process and professional construction management services, and by the end of it, you will find a trusted partner with the SIRQ Construction team. This great work has not gone unrecognized as SIRQ Construction has been previously awarded with the 2015 Government/Public Building Project of the Year and the 2014: Award of Excellence, both from the Associated General Contractors, both for the company’s exemplary work.
Featured below is the ASEA Corporate Office building. This is a concrete tilt-up corporate HQ located in Pleasant Grove, UT. This high-end, modern office has an exterior decorated with sleek glass curtain walls and an interior lined with contemporary fixtures like custom wood panelling and unique patterns throughout the building.