Our History

Founded in 1979 in Freeport, Illinois, Cord Construction initially focused on design-build projects for industrial clients. In the early 1980s, the firm relocated to Rockford, Illinois. Today, with Craig Erdmier as its President, Cord Construction is a leading contractor in the region that provides construction services to clients in a variety of industries.

Our Experience

Cord Construction has completed projects of varying size, type, budget and complexity, including:

  • Technology/Laboratory/Medical Facilities
  • Multi-Tenant and Build-To-Suit Office Buildings
  • Retail/Shopping Centers
  • Manufacturing & Distribution Centers
  • Interiors/Tenant Improvements
  • Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality
  • Churches
  • Hotels
  • Warehouse Buildings

LEED-Accredited for Green Building Construction and Design

Cord Construction is a leader in the successful completion of projects with sustainable construction practices. Green buildings are beneficial for the environment and provide a long-term benefit to building owners and tenants.

Our team includes LEED-accredited professionals and Green Associates who are members of the U.S. Green Building Council and follow the LEED rating system in our sustainable projects.

ASHE-Accredited for Health Care Construction

The Cord Construction team includes ASHE-certificate holders who have the training, knowledge and proven experience to work in the health care construction environment.

Beyond field experience, our team is on top of health care construction trends and regulations, including: design and construction process; Life Safety Code® compliance; construction risk assessment; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems (MEP); medical gas systems; and medical technology.

View our Projects by Market to see how we seamlessly integrate design with construction for projects of varying size, type, budget and complexity.

Cord seamlessly integrates design with construction. Contact us to get started on your next project
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