Detroit Community News

Summer Safety Tips for Construction Workers

RBV Contracting employees discuss blueprints on the jobsite for Elton Park

The official start of summer is just around the corner, but we are already feeling the heat here in Michigan. With those scorching 80 and 90-degree days happening more often, it is important... Read More >


The RBV Path to Career Success

An RBV Contracting employee uses an excavator to move dirt

At RBV, we believe in fostering the education and training of younger generations in order to shape a brighter future for our industry as a whole. Our leadership team sees the benefits of... Read More >


SBA Office of Advocacy Visits RBV Contracting

Several RBV Contracting employees and members of the SBA Office of Advocacy pose in front of RBV Contacting banners

Last week, the team at RBV Contracting was excited to welcome representatives from the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy to our office. The U.S. Small Business Administration, which is headquartered in Washington... Read More >


National Women in Construction Week

Two women in safety vests and hardhats point at a construction site

This week is National Women in Construction Week, a time to celebrate the women in construction who are a vital component of the industry as a whole. With March also being Women’s History... Read More >


Adient Expansion Provides Inspiration for Resourceful Recycling

Several trees lay uprooted next to an excavator

In 2017, RBV was awarded the site work contract for Adient’s Plymouth, Michigan facility. Adient, the world’s number one automotive seat supplier, and Royal Oak-based Ronnisch Construction Group (both first-time clients of ours),... Read More >


What Construction Workers Wish You Knew

RBV Contracting: Adam Shinabarger and Arnie Ridner on the Brush Park construction site Oct. 26, 2017.

  Like with every profession, there are stigmas and cliches associated with being a construction worker. And, like most stigmas, many of them are not true. The next time you pass a job... Read More >


Building Hope: RBV Building Renovation in Hope Village

RBV Contracting employees work on building renovation in Hope Village

Project: 990 Oakman Blvd Renovation (Location of the RBV Headquarters) Location: Hope Village Completion Date: March 2018 Interior Design: Mona Riashi, NBS Commercial Interiors, Troy, MI Lead Design: Matt Badrak, Badrak Design Group,... Read More >


We Dug 2017: Our Year In Review

An RBV employee works a crane while the words, "Our year in review" are superimposed over him

2017 was a year of excitement, achievement, and growth at RBV. Awards, nominations, and contracts proved that the hard work we’ve been doing in Detroit and Michigan (and that we love doing) is being recognized... Read More >


Meet Arnie Ridner: Leader, Teacher, Friend

An image of Arnie wearing an RBV Contracting coat with the words, "Meet Arnie" superimposed over the image

Arnie Ridner has been a solid fixture of RBV since the very beginning. As RBV Contracting’s Operations Manager, Arnie has his hands in all aspects of the company but has a passion for... Read More >


Digging Detroit and Brush Park: The City Modern Project

An RBV Contracting employee lifts a chain around a large concrete block on a construction site

Project: City Modern Location: Detroit’s Brush Park Neighborhood Value: Over $4 million Client: Bedrock Detroit Completion Date: Summer 2018   Centrally located in Detroit’s Brush Park neighborhood, the City Modern project is yet... Read More >