About Unzeitig

Unzeitig Construction Company is a locally owned family business incorporated in 1989. Its roots run back to 1972 when Iowa Native, Dave Unzeitig, served as co-owner of Larson & Unzeitig after working for Loomis Brothers Construction for several years.

Unzeitig Construction has been the general contractor of choice for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings over the last 40 years. Examples of Unzeitig’s excellence stand in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and surrounding communities. Notable landmarks include the original Czech & Slovak Museum, City Hall, Linn County Jail, Kirkwood Hall, and many others. You can see showcased work below in our project gallery.

What sets us apart?

Unzeitig Construction, as a general contractor, manages all aspects of the construction process and has the ability to provide turnkey installations. We employ carpenters, laborers, and construction engineers. All of our field personnel are union craftsmen with the training and experience necessary for quality workmanship. In the design and development phases, our engineers provide cost and scheduling information from an architect’s schematic. Our engineers are also known for making valuable improvement suggestions.  

Safety is Job One with Unzeitig Construction. The safety of our employees, subcontractors, and associates are the top priority. All of our Superintendents have completed the 30 Hour OSHA coursework training for construction workers. All field employees have completed the 10 hour OSHA coursework training for construction workers. They are then given time to review and test on our Company Safety Policy. All existing employees receive weekly tool box jobsite safety talks, to remind employees of unique and specific challenges at each individual jobsite. Our Experience Modification Rating (EMR) and Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) scores for the last 3 years are: EMR of 0.84 and TRIR of 0.00. These indicators measure our companies safety performance based on past incidents or conditions.

Listening to understand is our motto

Unzeitig Construction focuses on the design/build work for both new construction and remodeling projects. Over the past 40 years, Unzeitig has built a reputation for quality, craftsmanship, service, and value. Whether a building is masonry, metal, cast-in-place concrete, tilt-up concrete, or wood frame, Unzeitig has built it. When time, budgetary considerations, or some other factor is critical to our client; it also becomes critical to Unzeitig. At Unzeitig Construction, we work with you to achieve a common goal – your complete satisfaction. 

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From X to Z we have had the privilege to work on an estimated X number of commercial projects. Helping to make an impact on our economy and jobs in our community is an added bonus.

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These projects may not always be sexy or visible to the public, but they make a big impact all the same. Being part of the behind-the-scenes work in our community is impactful for each project.

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It is always an honor to work on institutions that will make e difference in so many lives in our community. From X to Y we feel like we can do our part in that mission. We want these to be close in content length.

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Our Projects

Unzeitig is a family-run, locally-owned construction company who listens to our clients to fully understand the project before we act. The greatest opportunities to plan and engineer “value” into a project are always best accomplished prior to any ground being broken. Unzeitig Construction, as a general contractor, has experience building structures utilizing a variety of construction methods. Profiles and photographs of several projects are featured for you below. Please contact us for examples of specific experience.