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We Dig, and Restore, Detroit

An RBV Contracting employee walks in the dirt, leaving footprints alongside the tire marks from construction equipment.

At RBV Contracting, our team is fiercely proud to be a small business headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. Our city is as unique as it is tough, and we love seeing people investing in... Read More >


RBV Volunteers: Latino Women Empowerment Center

An excavator removes dirt during RBV Contracting's site development at Elton Park

Our team at RBV is fiercely proud of Detroit and feels lucky to be able to call this great city “home.” From hiring local talent and working on city projects that help fuel... 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 >


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 >


HUBZone Industry Awards One of Our Own!

Two RBV Contracting employees work on a job site for HUBZone Certified Contractor, RBV Contracting.

We are proud to announce that our Project Manager, Dante Catanese has been named HUBZone Employee of the Year by the HUBZone Contractors National Council! He will be presented with this award on... 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 >