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RBV Celebrates 8 Years of Success

RBV's vice president, Jim Foucher, talks with RBV employees on The Corner job site.

Just last month, on March 18, our team celebrated RBV Contracting’s 8th anniversary. As we are looking back over all that we have accomplished since 2011, we wanted to highlight eight things that... Read More >


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 >


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 >


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 >


The Benefits of Working with a Full-Service, HUBZone Certified Contractor

The new remodeling of the RBV Contracting offices

The HUBZone Program is a United States Small Business Administration (SBA) program for companies that have an office in and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones). They are dedicated to building... Read More >