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Project Highlight: Fort Dodge, Iowa

A large bridge spans over the river in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Although RBV Contracting was founded in Detroit, Michigan, and lives by the motto “We Dig Detroit,” our expert team is busy working on projects throughout the Midwest, and most recently, in Fort Dodge,... 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 >


It’s Time to Put Infrastructure First

Several scaffoldings and other objects on a work site during sundown

*This article was originally posted in Grand Rapids Business Journal Sewer, water, roads, bridges, tunnels, power, parking — all are essential to supporting a city’s growth. Infrastructure isn’t a topic often discussed at... Read More >


Construction Companies Cannot Afford to Overlook Digital Marketing

A man sits at a desk and works on digital marketing at his laptop

This article, written by RBV Contracting vice president Jim Foucher, was originally published in Construction Executive.   Regardless of the industry, customers no longer want to be pursued, cold called or sold to.... Read More >


Project Summary: Little Caesar’s Arena

The Redwings play inside of RBV Contracting's Little Caesars Arena.

This past year our crew had the opportunity to work on Little Ceasar’s Arena. The arena which is now “home” to Detroit’s NHL (National Hockey League) and NBA (National Basketball Association) teams, cost... Read More >


The RBV Story

An aerial view shows an RBV Contracting excavator at work.

If you’ve taken a glance at our website and social media platforms, you’ve probably noticed the saying, “We Dig Detroit.” Figuratively and literally digging Detroit isn’t all that RBV Contracting does, but we... Read More >


RBV Contracting Hosts Special Guest, Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator!

Linda McMahon poses with RBV Contracting's president, Rudy Villarrel and vice president, Jim Foucher.

Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and voice of small businesses on President Trump’s Cabinet visited our Brush Park/City Modern development site and we couldn’t be more humbled by... Read More >