Beckenhauer Construction Inc. - General Contractor, Norfolk, Kearney, Yankton
  • Norfolk
  • Kearney
  • Yankton

Box Butte General Hospital

"It is with great enthusiasm I recommend Beckenhauer Construction. Their healthcare-specific experience, creativity, integrity, loyalty and teamwork places them at the top spot in their industry."

Since 1878...

Our quality stands the test of time.
Beckenhauer Construction was born in Wakefield, Nebraska in 1878. In 1909 the operation moved to Norfolk and the business has remained here since. Currently in its fifth generation, Beckenhauer Construction has left a legacy of numerous churches, schools, hospitals, business's, and public facilities all across Nebraska.

What Can Beckenhauer Do For You?

We build to suit your needs
Our relationships are built upon trust, honesty and integrity. Evidence of this is our many repeat customers that we have shared from generation to generation.

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How Beckenhauer can help you

Whether it's time for a new building or a major renovation, many business owners have placed their trust in Beckenhauer Construction. We've been building quality buildings for over 139 years with five generations of the Beckenhauer family. We have the experience and the consultants to help steer you through challenges that may come your way throughout the decision making and building process. Whether the challenge is planning, zoning, land, design, construction or finance we are there to help you. We became a leader in this industry because we offer a variety of ways in which you can get your new project completed.  Our services cover a 5-state area and our services include Construction Management, Design/Build, Design/Bid/Build, Build/Lease, Modular Building and Green Building.

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Many people in the healthcare and higher education fields have become familiar with lean practices and implementation in recent years, but when discussing construction a lot of people confuse Lean Construction with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).   There are many tools and practices of Lean Construction which improve...Read more


Beckenhauer Construction was honored this year to receive another Build Nebraska Award. This year our project at Midwest Bank in Pilger received honorable mention in the category of Building - Less than $5 Million.

This project was a new ground up facility, but it was so much more than that....Read more


Beckenhauer Construction has again received an AGC of America Safety Award. This recognition is earned for compiling an excellent safety record of zero safety incidences during the past three years. A big THANK YOU to Jeff Ackerman, our Safety Director, and all Beckenhauer employees for making this happen!Read more

In researching references specific to Beckenhauer Construction, I experienced an overwhelming amount of support and extreme satisfaction through conversations with their most recent CAH clients. In fact one Nebraska CEO instructed me to discontinue my search for references because Beckenhauer Construction was the best construction partner in the market and you will never want to use anyone else. He was exactly right!
Dan Griess
Chief Executive Officer, Former
We were very pleased with the work done by Beckenhauer Construction. We would highly recommend them to others considering building or remodeling in the future.
Pastor Arin Hess
The final project is exactly what we had hoped for. Construction is of high quality. The materials used are wonderful. Minor follow-up issues were handled courteously and promptly.
Steven R. Ausdemore
Projects are truly successful when all stakeholders are in alignment with the end goal, when the entire team is committed to success. The St. Francis Memorial Hospital is a great example of what can happen when that alignment with one goal in mind occurs.
Clarence E. Lind, AIA
Vice President - HDR Architecture, Inc.
We have had a very positive experience with Beckenhauer Construction. They have done an excellent job in evaluating and choosing the sub-contractors and, more importantly, holding them accountable for high quality craftsmanship
Victor N. Lee

Quality that stands the test of time.