maha, Nebraska’s largest city, is one of the most incredible places to live for young professionals, families, and seniors. This rapidly expanding city has a thriving nightlife, a wide range of arts and cultural activities, and an exciting atmosphere. In downtown Omaha’s The Old Market, a historical zone with walkways, you can spend a leisurely afternoon floating down the lazy river or flying down the Fun-water Plex’s slides. Despite its large population, the city maintains its small-town charm and close-knit community.

The city’s booming economy, thriving job market, and rapid growth make it the perfect place to start a business. This article lists seven of the best industrial contractors in Omaha, Nebraska. These firms were evaluated with a number of others, then chosen for their technical skills, extensive experience, impressive accolades, and remarkable portfolios. 

Sampson Construction

5825 South 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68512

Sampson Construction has provided exceptional general contracting services since 1952 and has completed several challenging projects in various market sectors. The firm is dedicated to delivering impressive projects that reflect its clients’ expectations, goals, and budgets with its high-quality craftsmanship and excellent standards. The firm uses cutting-edge technology, meticulous management, and flawless execution from start to end. As a result, the firm delivers open and honest communication and high transparency throughout the project, allowing for continuous collaboration and clear expectations. Thanks to its honesty and integrity, the firm has acquired a reputation as a go-to contractor in the area.

The Kawasaki Rail Car Manufacturing Facility project, which includes a multi-phased, fast-tracked expansion, is one of the firm’s notable projects. The first phase included a 55,000-square-foot expansion that served as a final assembly space for new rail cars and a storage room for completed rail cars before shipping. This phase included the addition of one 85′ x 650′ clear span berth. The second phase included a 136,000-square-foot expansion for rail car design.

Darland Construction

4115 S 133rd Street, Omaha, NE 68137

Darland Construction has an impressive seven decades of construction experience, delivering outstanding services throughout the Greater Omaha area. Thanks to its diverse portfolio, the firm has become one of the leading construction organizations in the area. Since its inception in 1953, the firm has believed that customer satisfaction is critical to a successful project, and it aims to develop long-term relationships with its clients based on mutual trust. The firm has a long list of satisfied clients who have experienced the firm’s high-quality craftsmanship and outstanding professionalism, resulting in repeat clientele. The firm takes an owner-first approach, and the end goal is always exceeding expectations. Its emphasis on accountability, openness, and a collaborative team approach has continuously supported its ability to deliver the client’s best interests.

The 300,000-square-foot ‘Warehouse III’ in the R&R Commerce Park was completed by Darland Construction. The R&R Commerce Park is a 77-acre development with over 1 million square feet spread across four buildings. The project features a 32-foot clear internal height, 50-foot column bay spacing, insulated precast panels, a steel girder roof system, curtain wall glazed glass entrances, and rear dock areas. 

Ronco Construction

1717 N 74th Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Since 1976, Ronco Construction has created and delivered remarkable projects throughout Greater Omaha and Missouri. The firm has built millions of square feet of commercial and industrial space on hundreds of projects throughout its history, allowing the firm to build an impressive portfolio. It offers full-service general contracting services, from project conception to project completion. Thanks to a team of highly skilled employees, the firm has remained committed to completing high-quality projects on time and on budget. It combines creative solutions with cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality projects.

The firm has been featured in several notable publications, including Fremont Tribune, KETV, Lincoln Star, Omaha World-Herald, and Lincoln Journal Star. One of the firm’s notable projects is the Fulcher Industrial Warehouse located in Omaha, Nebraska. The firm provided Design Assist/CMR services, and the project was completed in collaboration with Schemmer Associates.

Cheever Construction

3425 North 44th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504

Cheever Construction is a well-established and well-known construction company known for its expert builders who consistently offer high-quality work. This employee-owned, relationship-based company is dedicated to building solid relationships with its stakeholders to enable open communication and close collaboration on all projects. It offers specific solutions and services tailored to each client’s needs. With its devoted industry specialists, the firm has shown its capacity to deliver inventive projects that consistently exceed expectations. The firm collaborates with some of the area’s greatest architects, engineers, and subcontractors; quality work and consistent performance are the results.

The firm provided design-build services to complete IAC ACOUSTICS – GT Exhaust Manufacturing Facility in 2014. A new heavy manufacturing plant with overhead crane coverage of 100 percent and large lift gantry cranes. It features a 4000 amp flexible bus duct distribution for electricity and gas distribution for more than 80 welding stations and particular equipment needs. The unloading and loading of cargo and finished goods require a number of entries.

Hawkins Construction Company

2516 Deer Park Boulevard, Omaha, NE 68105

Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Hawkins Construction is a general construction company that offers outstanding services to Omaha and the surrounding area. The firm, founded in 1960, has 50 years of comprehensive experience, resulting in an exceptional portfolio and a lengthy list of delighted clients. Its diverse skills and extensive industry knowledge enable it to seize possibilities for innovation and implement solutions. It addresses each project with a unique strategy based on creative techniques. As a result, these projects are completed on time and within budget without sacrificing quality. The firm has established itself as an industry leader in providing value-added construction services provided with honesty and quality.

A great example of the firm’s work is the new 26,000-square-foot Wet Cast Concrete Production facility for American Concrete; it’s where massive slabs of precast concrete are made for various construction projects. Three crane ways were required to operate 15- and 5-ton bridge cranes, moving trucks, concrete buckets, rebar, and delivering the finished sections, which can weigh up to 25,000 pounds.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management