Nationally Ranked. Founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855, The Weitz Company is a full-service general contractor, design-builder and construction manager with office locations throughout the United States. Weitz is one of the oldest commercial general contractors in the United States and typically ranks among the top 50 in Engineering News-Record magazine’s Top 400 Contractors survey.
Financially Strong. Our financial strength, longevity and stability through 158 years of economic cycles positions us as a leader in the construction industry with the ability to attract and retain quality personnel and long-lasting client relationships.
Construction Expertise. The Weitz Company offers construction expertise in three core product lines: Commercial; Federal; and Industrial – and has built projects in all 50 states. We are committed to superior quality, value and complete customer satisfaction. We are constantly seeking new construction innovations and technologies providing our clients with predictable, reliable and collaborative services. Our focus on developing collaborative relationships with clients, designers, partners, subcontractors and suppliers is reflected in the repeat and referral business that makes up more than 75 percent of our work.
The Weitz Company is associated with many industry related organizations both on a national and local chapter level. These organizations include:
Advancing Women in Construction (AWIC); American Institute of Architects (AIA); American Meat Institute (AMI); American Public Works Association; American Seed Trade Association (ASTA); American Seniors housing Association (ASHA); American Society of Healthcare Engineers; American Society of Professional Engineers; American Subcontractors Association; Associated General Contractors (AGC); Association of Business and Industry; Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA); Club Managers Association of America (CMAA); Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW); Construction Financial Management Association; Construction Management Association of America (CMAA); Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA); Golf Course Builders Association of America; Golf Course Superintendents Association of America; Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS); Hispanic Contractors Association; ICSC; International Facility Management Association; International Interior Design Association (IIDA); LeadingAge; Lean Construction Institute; NAIOP; National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC); National Golf Course Owners Association; National Golf Foundation; Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS); Society of American Military Engineers (SAME); Society of College and University Planners (SCUP); United States Green Building Council (USGBC); Urban Land Institute (ULI); Young Professionals Connection.
The Weitz Company supports a variety of charitable and community organizations both on a national and local chapter level. These organizations include:
ACE Mentoring Program; Alzheimer’s Association; American Red Cross; Angel Flight; Big Brothers Big Sisters; Boys and Girls Club; Disabled American Veterans; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; First Tee; Habitat For Humanity; Junior Achievement; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; Make-A-Wish Foundation; Meals on Wheels; MS Society; Operation TBI Freedom; Special Olympics; The Salvation Army; United Way; YMCA.