Full Service Construction Management

R. Carlson and Sons, Inc. is a leader in commercial and industrial general contracting and excavation services. We deliver professional service, fast turnaround, and superior workmanship to give our clients peace of mind.

Our team possesses experience with a wide range of projects. We are capable of acting as advisors, determining the most efficient solution for your needs while respecting your budget and your time constraints. We approach each project with the goal of coming up with the most efficient design solution for our clients. We handle all jobs with attention to detail and care -- no job is too small or too large for us!

With any project we take on, we provide our clients with an experienced staff who possess passion, integrity, knowledge, and professionalism. Our team can tackle full service general contracting services for commercial and industrial construction projects, as well as excavation services. We aim to sync excavation work safely so construction can proceed, while minimizing disruptions to your business. As our crews work, we bring in high-quality machinery to boost efficiency, and then clean up the site properly at the end of the day, respecting your commercial or industrial location.

About R Carlson and Sons

R Carlson and Sons has provided general contractor and excavation services for over 70 years. As a family owned and operated company, we take pride in providing exceptional service to clients. We vet our workers carefully, so you can rely on us to hire only the best construction and excavation professionals.

We have worked for independent firms, small companies, large corporations, and Fortune 500 companies. Our experience with commercial and industrial projects is unmatched.

To discuss your project, or receive an estimate for general contracting and excavating services, please contact us today.

Our Projects

For over 70 years, spanning five generations, our family-owned and operated business has gained extensive experience in a wide range of commercial and industrial projects.



For over 70 years, we have been providing outstanding service and the highest quality of work in a wide range of construction projects.



We offer a wide range of construction services including general contracting and excavation. We have worked on projects of all sizes.



To learn more about our services or to get more information on how we can help you with your next project, contact us today.

Client List

As a national leader in the industry, our impressive client list includes:
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Bell Flavors and Fragrances
  • bp
  • Bolingbrook Park District
  • Bucky’s Express Mobil
  • Burger King
  • CBRE
  • Chili's
  • Circle K
  • Citibank
  • Creamery
  • Delta Sonic
  • Des Plaines Park District
  • Dickey's Barbeque Pit
  • Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • DuPage Water Commission
  • Exel Distribution Center/DHL
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Food 4 Less/Kroger
  • Food N Fuel
  • Frankfort Square Park District
  • Gas N Wash
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Governors State University
  • Graham Enterprise
  • Green Garden Country Club
  • Henkels & McCoy
  • Homewood Flossmoor High School
  • Huntington Bank
  • Impact Fuel
  • Jewel/Albertson’s
  • John Crane
  • JLL
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank
  • Lend Lease
  • LensCrafters/Luxottica
  • Mariano's/Kroger
  • McDonald's
  • Modern Drop Forge
  • Murphy USA
  • Naperville Park District
  • Noble Roman's Pizza
  • Oak Lawn Park District
  • Orland Park Public Library
  • Panda Express
  • Pandora
  • PNC Bank
  • Plainfield Park District
  • Pollo Campero
  • Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage
  • Providence High School
  • Raise the Roost
  • Sam's Club
  • Sevan Multi-Site Solutions
  • Shell
  • South Holland School District
  • Speedway
  • Starbucks
  • Subway
  • Sullivan & Sullivan
  • Ta Canijo Tacos
  • TA/Petro
  • Taco Bell
  • The PRIDE Stores
  • Thorntons
  • True North Energy
  • US Bank
  • Wachovia Bank/Wells Fargo
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Wendy’s
  • White Castle
  • YMCA
  • 7-Eleven

Client Testimonials