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We Specialize In

design / build

creative solutions

construction management

concrete construction

project planning

general construction

pre-engineered buildings

We have been a trusted leader in commercial construction since 1974. AKRA has a longstanding reputation for innovative ideas and quality craftsmanship. Our skilled team is built from a legacy of strength and integrity.

Client Testimonials

"The building rocks – it's excellent. I have tons of customers who love this building!

It has been great working with AKRA Builders on our building project. You guys handled all of the construction details so that Niall and I could focus on starting up our restaurant. If there was a problem, you handled it or pointed us in the right direction. AKRA made the construction process a lot less stressful."

Kristie Campbell, President

firefly grill

"AKRA was very responsive in meeting our project needs. They recommended a number of improvements and were very helpful in pulling the entire project together. Their work was done on time and in a professional manner. We chose AKRA in part because of their strong community reputation and presence. We are very pleased with the results of their work."

Joseph Siemer, President

Siemer Enterprises, Inc.

"During the past 25 years, AKRA Builders has played an intricate role in the continued growth of Kingery Printing Co. You have completed these projects in a timely, professional manner and at a competitive price."

John F. Kingery, President

Kingery Printing Co.

"We received compliment after compliment on the beautiful building and the fine workmanship. It was a pleasure to work with your people in all phases of the project including the design, bid, build, and finish stages. We could not imagine the process going more smoothly.

We regularly brag about our building in our community and have found that we are not the only company satisfied with AKRA’s performance, you are very highly respected in the community for your fine work."

Scott Ware, President

Pap-R Products

"It is with great pleasure that I relay to you the compliments we get on our building. Every day we have customers shopping at our store telling us how impressed they are with the design of our structure.

AKRA Builders has been a pleasure to deal with, from the start of our project through completion and subsequent follow through. Your handling the "details" made it possible for us to focus on our business and not be consumed with construction problems or setbacks. The resulting facility is one I know we will be proud of for years to come."

Paul E. Gutman, Dealer President

Legacy Harley-Davidson

"I would like to personally congratulate you and your team for earning a second-place Merit Award in Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2005 National Excellence in Construction competition. Your submission of Legacy Harley-Davidson in the Pre-Engineered Building category has left a lasting impression and is greatly appreciated by all of us here at ABC National."

M. Kirk Pickerel, President & CEO

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.

"In total, Agracel has spent more than $100,000,000 with your firm for one reason – performance. From project conception to completion, AKRA is an integral tool to making each project a reality. The quality of AKRA projects is excellent. Your buildings are extremely versatile and cost-effective."

R. Dean Bingham, President

Agracel, Inc.

"On behalf of SEC and the engineering team in Enka, I would like to thank you and your staff for the rapid response to assist SEC Effingham in getting their facility back in operation after the damage that occurred on the night of June 6th.

It is with partners like AKRA we were able to return the building to a dried in condition and back into production in such a short period.

The ability of the AKRA group to rise to the challenge and quickly mobilize the various trades is a credit to you and your years in the industry.

We appreciate that, we thank you, and we look forward to many more years of growing our relationship."

Doug Wehrkamp

Southeastern Container, Inc.

"AKRA has done a good job of keeping the owners' interests in mind as they have developed the projects and managed costs. If a job calls for a sub-contracting team to be formed, AKRA can select from a wide array of capable sub-contractors who deliver craftsmanship, are cost-effective, and stay on schedule."

Michael Croy, Building Manager

Consolidated Communications, Inc.

"Recently AKRA Builders, Inc. constructed a new bank facility for our organization in Effingham, IL. You proved to be easy to work with and responsive to our needs from project inception to completion. We have received many compliments on our new facility and the quality of construction is apparent."

Steve Will, Vice President

The First National Bank of Dieterich

"Firefly Grill is a success. It was a real pleasure to work with AKRA Builders on this project – You completed the project on time, within budget, and added a lot of value with smart alternatives to the construction process. AKRA was responsive during the entire construction process and did real quality work."

Cass Calder Smith, AIA

CCS Architecture

"I was catching up on some reading today and was pleased to see the award that you won for the Legacy building. This is a great honor for you and your team. Congratulations!"

Jack Schultz

Agracel, Inc.

"I just wanted to thank you for the new office expansion we just completed. I was impressed with AKRA’s ability to supply us with a ghant chart and then I believe AKRA hit or exceeded all of their deadlines.

I want to thank you and all of the crew for a fine job and I look forward to the next project."

Jim Button

Irwin Telescopic Seating Co.

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