Carson City, Nevada’s capital, is a lively city. The state capital, Carson City, is known as the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City. The lovely city is Nevada’s sixth-largest, with roughly 55,000 people. What started off as a stopover for immigrants on their way to California has evolved into a vibrant and varied city with nice neighborhoods, top-rated schools, various shopping and dining areas, top-tier facilities, and endless entertainment options.

If you are planning to construct new business space in the area, this article will introduce you to eight of the best retail contractors in Carson City, Nevada. These companies were ranked based on their significant experience, strong portfolios, and numerous honors and accolades.

Q&D Construction, LLC.

1050 S. 21st St. Sparks, NV 89431

Founded in 1964, Q&D Construction is a multifaceted general contractor serving Carson City and its neighboring areas with exceptional projects. With 58 years in the industry, the firm has experience delivering heavy, civil, energy, aviation, and commercial building construction projects such as roads, bridges, utilities, grading, paving, demolition, saw cutting, pipelines, foundations, concrete structures, buildings, tenant improvements, and remodels. The firm offers an integrated, hands-on approach combined with a professional and efficient team to ensure each project is on time, within budget, and of the highest quality. The firm prioritizes constant communication and close collaboration to guarantee that the project’s potential value and conclusion are realized.

In this featured project, the firm has completely revamped and modified the Circus Midway from a classic American circus mood to a more whimsical European one. The project was completed in collaboration with Eldorado Resorts Inc. and MBA Architecture + Interior Design. The firm prioritized close collaboration throughout the project duration to ensure that the improvements would not disrupt their daily operations or guests’ experience. Numerous changes from the floor to ceiling were made to create a vast stage with exciting new games waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

Clark/Sullivan Construction

905 Industrial Way, Sparks, NV 89431


Clark/Sullivan Construction is a general construction firm with offices in Nevada and California. The firm has been in the industry for 40 years, building an impressive portfolio of education, health care, and other commercial construction projects. Founded in 1981, the firm was established after co-founders Dave Clark and Bernard “B.J.” Sullivan purchased CHS Construction, where Sullivan and Clark had previously worked. Under their leadership, the firm was swiftly rebranded into a reputable company that consistently delivers projects that exceed client expectations. As a result, the firm has received various excellent comments from its lengthy list of satisfied customers who have had a seamless and efficient project delivery.

One of the firm’s major projects is the Dolan Lexus Dealership in Reno, Nevada. Clark/Sullivan Construction and MBA Architecture worked together to transform a run-down car dealership into an attractive luxury showroom that established a new standard for Lexus across the country. The design solution is attractive and comfortable with intimate meeting rooms, striking architectural elements, and a depth of automobile technology. The new facility has 68,500 square feet, including a 43,000 square foot car service garage, 5,000 square feet of exhibition space, and 40 service bays.

Gilbane Building Company

6490 S. McCarran Blvd. Building D2, Suite 43, Reno, NV 89509

With an impressive 149 years of construction experience, Gilbane Building Company offers a broad range of construction services for its clients in various markets. The firm specializes in delivering a single-source solution to its clients by meticulously handling every project detail. From preconstruction planning and integrated consulting to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build, and facility management services, the firm’s complete services have resulted in a long list of exceptional projects that guarantee customer satisfaction. This privately held, family-owned business has over 48 offices worldwide, serving Nevada and neighboring areas. 

The Washoe Travel Plaza and Commercial Development in Gardnerville, Nevada, is a perfect example of the firm’s impressive quality. Located on a seven-acre land, this project entailed the development of a new 6,000 square foot that features a single-story facility with petrol and diesel fueling stations and accompanying canopy structures, toilets, parking, and a convenience shop with food and beverage stations is included in the plaza. A small kitchen, walk-in coolers, freezers, and a beer cave, are included in the store for food preparation, storage, and sales. 

Frank Lepori Construction

1580 Hymer Ave. Suite 100, Sparks, NV 89431

Frank Lepori Construction is a Sparks, Nevada-based general contractor that thrives on closely cooperating with its stakeholders to deliver unique solutions to every project. Under the leadership of founder Frank Lepori, the firm has gained its reputation as a reputable contractor through its ability to deliver its commitment on time. With scores of return clients to verify the firm’s ability to deliver exceptional projects on time, the firm has earned a solid track record of successful outcomes. Frank and his team of experts face every obstacle and deliver creative design and building techniques, inventive solutions, and superior craftsmanship.

The Lepori team demolished a long-abandoned service station in historic Southwest Reno to construct the new Maverik in this highlighted project. It currently includes a total of 5,482 square feet of food and beverage area and a complete kitchen and diner seating. The 69,816 square-foot pad was also designed by the firm.

Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, LLC.

318 N. Carson Street, Suite 202, Carson City, NV 89701

In 1998, Shaheen Beauchamp Builders was founded by Jeff Shaheen and Mark Beauchamp to serve Carson City, Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Las Vegas, Washoe County, Nevada, and California. The firm’s extensive services include general contracting services in various project delivery methods such as design-build, design-assist, self-perform, in-house trades, and construction manager at risk (CMAR). Its impressive portfolio showcases its extensive experience in the construction industry, such as custom homes, whole house remodels, commercial, engineering, manufacturing, medical, hospitality, restaurant, retail, industrial, public works, and educational facilities. The firm’s personal, hands-on approach to every project has resulted in many satisfied clients, a testament to its superior quality. 

Located in Carson City, Nevada, the firm provided design-assist services to construct the new office building for Harley Davidson. The project was completed in November 2007. It spans 38,545 square feet and offers a functional and efficient space for this legendary brand of American motorcycles, plus apparel and more.

Miles Construction

61 Industrial Parkway, Carson City, NV 89706

Since its inception in 1986, Miles Construction has delivered high-quality construction. This Carson City-based firm is a multifaceted construction general contractor that utilizes cutting-edge technology and the latest building trends. It serves public and private customers throughout northern Nevada and the Tahoe Basin, with knowledge spanning the West, and is licensed in eight Western states. General contracting, construction management, design assistance, pre-engineered steel, sustainable construction, and public works are among the services offered by Miles Construction. The firm’s unique Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) methodology allows constant communication and close collaboration by bringing the owner, design, and construction into a single team. This strategy incorporates people, systems, business structures, and practices into a process to eliminate waste and improve efficiency at all stages.

The Nissan Dealership building in Carson City, Nevada, is one of the firm’s notable projects. The 25,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building is intended to serve Carson City citizens and the booming northern Nevada region. In November of this year, the new institution opened its doors.

Tanamera Construction, LLC

5560 Longley Lane Suite 200, Reno, NV 89511

Tanamera Construction is a Reno, Nevada-based firm that has provided full-service residential and commercial construction and development services in northern Nevada since 1995. Over the years, the firm has been dedicated to integrity, respect, and quality. This level of dedication has earned its reputation as one of the leading firms in the industry, focusing its efforts on building and developing multifamily housing, office, and medical office developments. The firm’s impressive portfolio includes many projects in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area, having spent over $1.4 billion (at cost) in construction and development in the last 22 years.

Over the years, the firm has earned massive recognition, including several awards, such as the 14th Annual Summit Awards, “Contractor of the Year” award, Winner Bann-er Awards 2017 Best New Home Interior, and the Multifamily Development of the Year at Banner Awards. The Longley Towne Center in Reno, Nevada, is a perfect example of the firm’s impressive quality and professionalism. This retail center features a traditional design with a rustic twist, evident through natural design elements and an earth-toned palette scheme. 

Truckee Meadows Construction

5945 S. Los Altos Pkwy, Suite 103, Sparks, NV 89436

With 38 years in the industry, Truckee Meadows Construction has served Northern Nevada as a general contractor. It specializes in commercial construction services and offers flexibility, expertise, and experience to meet each client’s unique requirements. From tenant renovations and landlord work to ground-up wood frame/masonry/tilt-up constructions, the firm has proven its ability to deliver unique projects with the highest possible quality. It also specializes in renovations to dental and medical offices.

The Sprouts Farmer’s Market is one of the firm’s most renowned ventures. A 29,896 square-foot steel and masonry retail structure was built from the ground up by the business. The firm made sure that each tenant improvement was tailored to the client’s requirements. The South Meadows Promenade Shopping Center is the site of the project.


  • 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