Larson-Danielson Construction is the standard for commercial construction. As one of Indiana’s largest construction firms, we’ve been at the forefront of the industry since 1908, delivering elegant, functional building environments not only across the state but also in the Chicago metropolitan region and beyond. Experience the Larson-Danielson difference and elevate your business infrastructure to new heights.

About Larson-Danielson Construction

Larson-Danielson has over 100 years of experience in delivering superior new construction and renovation projects for a diverse range of clients. Our team, as expert builders and construction managers, sets the standard for commercial construction by using a combination of management skills and field experience to add the most value to your project. We’re with you every step of the way, from preliminary planning to final punch list, to ensure you get the greatest return on your investment.

Based in La Porte, Indiana, we offer elite building contractor services, including state-of-the-art construction management, general contracting, design-build, pre-construction planning, and skilled labor in all commercial construction trades. No matter what stage in the development process you may be in, Larson-Danielson can help.

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The Standard for Commercial Construction

Our company has the unique ability to construct even the most challenging project. This is demonstrated by the numerous projects we complete each year, and the amount of work we do for repeat clients.

We are committed to providing the highest quality construction services to our clients. We have at our disposal some of the best technical and personnel resources available. These resources enable our firm to complete projects with uncommon efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Our construction management and design/build services offer alternatives to the traditional contracting approach. They also provide enhanced project control from planning and design to construction and final occupancy. Our project managers, engineers and superintendents has unsurpassed experience. This, combined with our comprehensive project control systems, significantly enhances the cost effectiveness, schedule, and quality of any project.

Our Leaders

The Larson-Danielson Construction team has led the way through generations of expertise, experience, and excellence in every industry of commercial construction.  From planning to quoting to project management – and safety and efficiency with every step – our leaders are your partners in seeing your needs met and your visions realized.

Experienced, Skilled, Capable

Our leadership team has over a centuries’ worth of construction industry experience across every market. They come to us from a diverse array of backgrounds, including construction management, engineering, economics, and business administration. Our leaders set the standard for commercial construction and put their skills and expertise to use for you.

Brian Larson, P.E.

Brian Larson, P.E.

President

Brian’s expertise spans project engineering, project planning/implementation, and project management. He has over 15 years of construction industry experience and has been involved in projects spanning nearly every market.

Nick Larson

Nick Larson

Vice President

Nick is Larson-Danielson’s vice president of business development. He has 14 years of experience in the construction industry with a diverse background in major construction projects. His expertise spans estimating, project planning/implementation, budget and cost evaluations, scheduling, bid management and contract administration.

David Merkel, P.E.

David Merkel, P.E.

Vice President

The vice president of office operations, David’s construction experience includes projects in commercial, institutional, and industrial markets, as well as environmental remediation. His skills include construction project planning, estimating and project management

Pat Lockwood

Pat Lockwood

Vice President

Pat is vice president of field operations and excels in construction project planning, estimating and project management, and he brings those skills to every Larson-Danielson project. He is responsible for overseeing all field operations, including assignment of field supervision, oversight of the safety program, vehicle and equipment fleets, transportation, supply warehouse and other related responsibilities in day-to-day field operations.

Jeff Jensen

Jeff Jensen

Vice President

Jeff is vice president of administration and is adept in estimating and project management, including overseeing project financials, schedule, and subcontractors. His experience spans multi-family residential, hospitality, wind energy, municipal parks, education centers, commercial, industrial, and retail projects.

Tony Oss, P.E.

Tony Oss, P.E.

Director of Preconstruction

Tony is responsible for the oversight of all in-house and outsourced design work as well as the entire preconstruction process on all negotiated Construction Management and Design-Build projects. He is also responsible for building and maintaining client, architect, engineer, and developer relationships.

Clarence Gehrke

Clarence Gehrke

General Superintendent

As general superintendent, Clarence is responsible for ensuring company quality, productivity, and safety standards are met. With his wealth of experience in the industry, he is perfectly positioned to oversee project supervision and develop uniformity across jobsites.

Wayne Hasse

Wayne Hasse

Director - Facility Services Group

With nearly 40 years of experience in the construction industry, Wayne has a diverse background in commercial and industrial projects. As director of Facility Services Group, he is responsible for ensuring that small projects receive the same dedication to quality and value as Larson-Danielson’s large projects.

Darin Meyer

Darin Meyer

Concrete Division Manager

Darin has 20 years of experience in estimating, engineering, and project management roles and is adept in field supervision and team collaboration. He has worked on projects across nearly all markets, including education, hospitals, and high-rise and multi-family residential. He is also skilled in most construction-related software programs and applications

Jeff Johnston

Jeff Johnston

Masonry Division Manager

Jeff has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, with an emphasis on masonry work. His primary responsibility is to manage Larson-Danielson’s onsite masonry activities to ensure that a quality product is provided to the client as efficiently as possible.

How We Work

  • Top management is actively involved
  • Project managers are involved and accessible for the entire duration of the project
  • We maintain control of the cost, timeliness and cost of construction
  • Our subcontractors and suppliers are companies we know and respect
  • We are committed and driven to giving every project our best
  • Our goal is to provide quality craftsmanship and timely completion on even the most ambitious projects

A Committed Workforce

  • Our construction professionals listen to your concerns and care about the results
  • We work hard to identify, attract, and retain the finest personnel
  • Our people are the best in the business
  • The members of our construction team are results-oriented and bring a sincere devotion to giving you the benefit of their talents and experience

Join our team! Visit our Careers page for a list of open positions and learn how you can find a rewarding career with Larson-Danielson.

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