Managing Construction Projects Proficiently

At Direct Steel and Construction in Crystal Lake, Illinois, our entire staff takes pride in aligning scope, budget, schedule, and quality throughout the course of every project. We possess a wide range of experience in the commercial arena, including:

  • Retail
  • Institutional
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Offices
  • Recreational
  • Medical
  • Religious
  • Industrial
  • Restaurants

General Contractor

As a General Contractor, our team has delivered great experiences for industrial and commercial customers. Customers benefit from cost-effective, aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient, and environmentally sound buildings that facilitate a relationship among people, technology, and space. As a General contractor, we work in cooperation with architects, designers, and end users in order to integrate the optimal technology from leading suppliers into well-designed new buildings, additions, repairs, and remodeling. Our valued engineered solutions apply the best mix of pre-engineered steel, structural steel, wood and masonry with sustainable construction and "green” building practices. Our professional staff members embrace and maintain LEED AP and Green Associate and safety certifications and credentials.

Building Under Construction

Completed Building

Construction Management

Working with architects, engineers, funding sources, attorneys, and integral team members, our qualified project managers oversee preconstruction and construction of commercial buildings. We provide the following services to facilitate the goals of our clients:

  • Budget Analysis
  • Preliminary Scheduling
  • Clarification of Scope
  • Facilitating Permit Applications
  • Securing Competitive Trade Contractor Bids
  • Maintaining & Monitoring Oversight through Final Construction

Owner's Representative

Proficient in the various phases of construction, we proudly represent businesses as they seek to build or expand their operations. Our services begin by aligning your design criteria and vision with constructability, budget, and schedule. With a keen focus on the owner's best interests; we are instrumental in facilitating the coordination of entitlement efforts, due diligence, selection of other team members, contract negotiations, and alignment of the four pillars of any construction project (scope, budget, schedule, and quality).

"We were aiming for modern/affordable and a structure that would carry a sense of relevancy, simplicity, and quality. Direct Steel provided that for us and went above and beyond in a build that included extremely frigid weather and a tight time frame."

~ Josh Amstutz, Pastor of Lakeland Community Church, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin