The Vogel Bros. Difference.

We build with values, solutions and accountability.

Services

Master Planning

Transforming your vision into reality. Getting us involved early allows us to maximize our service value for your project by seeking innovative solutions that respond to the specific conditions of the site.

Services Include:

Site selection and acquisition, concept programming and campus planning; project team selection and management; project funding, grants and partnerships; local, state and federal governmental approvals; leadership presentations
and approvals.

Design Support

Don't worry about managing all the details. We will take the lead and manage your team of design experts; providing solutions that are accountable to your goals, budget and schedule.

Services Include:

Architectural and engineering design support and management; building systems options and alternatives; cost evaluation and value analysis; total project cost reporting; design and constructability reviews; sustainability and energy
saving options.

Construction

Driven by our company culture, our attentive, organized project managers and superintendents focus on giving you an outstanding construction experience from planning to closeout and warranty.

Services Include:

Full-time site and safety management; subcontractor prequal; bidding and procurement; comprehensive scheduling; self-performed carpentry, concrete, and selective demolition; quality control; commissioning and verification; closeout and warranty management.

Special Projects

No project is too small. From fixing a door or renovating your restrooms, to tenant build-outs or managing unique confidential projects, we offer a wide range of additional services to support all your project needs.

Services Include:

Immediate service calls; limited scope renovation/remodeling; emergency facility repairs; preventative maintenance and repair programs; secure and confidential facility repair; specialty equipment coordination and installation; other special projects as needed.

Delivery Methods

Choosing how your project will be designed and constructed – the project delivery method – is one of the most important decisions owners make when beginning any type of construction project. We customize the variety of delivery methods available and adapt these methods to your specific project goals. We encourage you to contact us early during the project development to discuss your unique needs. To get you started, here’s a quick overview of the typical project delivery methods.

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Design-Build

Design-build is a full service method that brings the builder, construction manager, architect and engineering team under one contract. Vogel Bros. is accountable for the complete design, budget, schedule and construction of your project. We are your one-stop shop.
In DB, we help you select the best team for your project. Under direction of our project managers, the team controls safety, quality, cost, schedule and final delivery. This approach benefits owners with efficiencies such as Fast-Track project delivery, greater cost savings, improved schedule control, streamlined communication and increased quality control.

Construction Management

The CM method allows us to partner with your design team early in the preconstruction phase. Deploying our specialized knowledge, experience and expertise, we focus on the building systems and constructability to guide your project through the design and build process.

As a CM, we are your advocate.
Vogel Bros. will examine the materials, systems and equipment selections allowing you to make informed decisions about scope, quality, cost and schedule.
This early involvement allows for efficient coordination and permits
us to facilitate every aspect
of your project.

General Construction

The GC method is a hands-on performance process. In this method our project manager will bid out the various aspects of your project, collect the estimates, and present you with a final cost. We then construct your project per the approved bid package.
As a GC, we focus on building your project per the plans and specifications. Our involvement begins after design is complete and we have provided a lump sum bid. Our team manages all subcontractors and provides skilled trades such as concrete forming, rough and finish carpentry, millwork, or hardware and specialties installation.

Areas of Expertise

Virtual Design
Virtual design and construction through Building Information Modeling (BIM) allows customers and team members of a project to view the digital and functional characteristics of a building before it’s built. This digital representation provides the owner with a realistic view of their building. It also serves as a collaboration tool between the builder, architect and engineer, and allows the team to respond to changes in design, operation and layout.

Industry focus is on providing value through the 3D model to better plan, design, visualize, and construct the project. However, at Vogel Bros., the Building Information Modeling experts take it a step further. We use this technology to enhance the communication, accuracy and efficiency of the building by providing a more comprehensive cost analysis, systems evaluation and constructability review.  Owners find this beneficial because we can work with the architects, engineers and subcontractors to eliminate unforeseen errors and detect possible conflicts before they occur, thereby saving owners time and money during construction.

SustainabilityOwners and communities are becoming more aware of the advantages of sustainable design and building practices. Whether you want a LEED certified facility or you just want to reduce energy costs, Vogel Bros. can help you meet your sustainable goals. Our LEED Accredited Professionals will identify areas and offer suggestions to best incorporate sustainable initiatives.

It’s more than just using recycled materials and managing job site waste. Sustainability is about transforming the way we think about buildings including how they are designed, constructed, maintained and operated. Including accredited professionals on your team ensures your building will save you money and resources, will have a positive impact on the health of its users, and will use resources efficiently.

Our team includes several LEED Accredited Professionals who have been trained in offering creative solutions to minimize water consumption, reduce waste, enhance air quality, and improve energy efficiency on every project. As leaders in implementing green building and sustainability practices, Vogel Bros. was the first to build a LEED certified building on UW-Madison’s campus, the first to build a LEED certified office building in Wisconsin, and the first to build a LEED certified pharmaceutical production facility in Wisconsin.


The Vogel Bros. company culture has long centered on continuous improvement and offering innovative solutions. In keeping with this, Vogel Bros. has embraced the Lean management approach. Successful implementation of this process requires adopting a way of thinking that results in identifying value and eliminating wastes through continuous improvement. It is not a phase or a check list item, but rather requires consistently re-imagining and evolving workflows. Employing lean construction practices drives efficiency on projects, enhances collaboration and improves outcomes.

This unique approach aims to manage and improve the construction process with reducing unnecessary costs and increasing value by considering the owner’s goals. It’s a revolutionary process that essentially changes the way work is done throughout the delivery process. It balances the importance of time, cost and quality instead of the belief that one trumps the others.

Vogel Bros. strongly believes in the value of Lean. To ensure we maintain focus on this approach, we have a full-time Lean expert on staff to support, educate, implement and promote Lean practices. And the results speak for themselves. On projects that have adopted a Lean approach, our project teams have experienced improvements in communication, coordination, cost and schedule performance.

What Our Customers Say

“I would like to thank you and your entire team for the professionalism shown our board as well as committee members who participated in the various stages of the construction process. We are all citizen volunteers, and greatly value the patience and understanding shown to us during this lengthy and complex process.
Dave Wilcox, President, Cambridge Community Library
The project’s success reflects not only the abilities of your employees, but also your company’s full commitment to the Owner.
John Kirschner, Mentor Biologics, Inc
Your Design-Build team was instrumental in helping us achieve our goals for the project. We came to trust that each project milestone would be achieved on the date promised, which allowed us to very efficiently transition product to the new facility and meet our customer’s needs without missing a beat.
Graham Hirst, Associate Director, Global Facilities Operations, Illumina
On numerous projects over a period of 25 years, the Vogel Bros. team has consistently treated each and every project with the utmost care and professionalism.
Kim O’Leary, Church Administrator, Luther Memorial Church
A couple of other things I really appreciated were the safety and cleanliness of the job site.
Gary Gundlach, Lake Mills Market
Our facility was occupied throughout the project, so both safety and scheduling were the leading concerns for our many residents and staff. The Vogel Bros. project manager and superintendent ensured that safety was always a constant priority for their team.
Michelle Godfrey, Executive Director, Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries
We are proud of the quality and craftsmanship shown throughout every square inch of the building.
June Bunting, Executive Director, Norwegian Heritage Center
To summarize our project, I would have to say it could not have been done without the outstanding commitment, quality, organization and professionalism of Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Todd Kane, Facility Leader, Nelson Global Products, Inc.