Multi-Generation Commitment to Construction, Community

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Construction is in Rich Kramer's blood. The commitment to the craft runs three generations deep in the Kramer family. Kramer Construction was founded in Iowa in 1939 by Rich's grandfather, Louis. Rich Kramer Construction evolved from that company when Rich relocated to Springfield, Missouri in 1984. His brother Bob and father Charles eventually followed him and relocated to Springfield in 1990. Rich is currently president and co-owns the firm with his brother Bob, who is vice president. Their father Charles continued working with his sons at Rich Kramer Construction until he passed in 2017 at the age of 88.

For 30 years Rich Kramer Construction has offered services including pre-construction services, design build and more. The firm has completed projects in retail, office space, manufacturing, warehousing, religious, health care and more, ranging anywhere from $5,000 to $15 million.

When asked what has contributed to the success and longevity of the company Rich Kramer said, "we are unique in the fact that we are a general contractor who self performs a large portion of the work we get. Most companies with the volume of work that we have tend to use subcontractors."

The company isn't the only thing with staying power. "We have a really good, solid staff," said Kramer. Most of the employees at Rich Kramer Construction have been with the company for more than a decade, with several at over 20 years, including two superintendents who have been with the company from day one.

Kramer also takes giving back to the community very seriously and the company is actively involved in several area nonprofits including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, Toys for Tots and Students for Life. He has supported Harmony House for over a decade, serving as a board member for the past three years.

"We are proud of the many projects our clients have entrusted us to complete and how that has allowed us to give back to the community that has shown us so much support over the last 30 years."

Rich Kramer Construction
Street Address:
789 N. Miller Road,
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone:  417-865-5959
Web Address:
Top Executives:
Rich Kramer, president/owner
Bob Kramer, vice president/owner
Year Founded: 1990
Number of Employees: 50+
Product or Service: 
Construction, General Contracting