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Nielsen Builders, Inc.

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Nielsen Builders, Incorporated, has a long history of commercial construction throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. For over 110 years, founder Joseph Nielsen and his successors have taken great pride in creating stunning structures throughout Virginia. Mr. Nielsen began his career as an interior decorator and designer. Joseph Nielsen founded J. Nielsen & Co. in 1908. In 1917, he moved to Harrisonburg from Leesburg when he won a contract to decorate First National Bank in downtown Harrisonburg. In 1924, Mr. Nielsen acquired the Harrisonburg building firm W.M. Bucher and Son, and renamed his company Nielsen Construction Company. The company was incorporated in 1951. Other significant milestones include becoming Nielsen Builders in 1996, changing ownership to an ESOP in 2008 and expanding our services with two divisions - TiltCon Builders and Legacy Cabinets and Millwork. Employing over 100 people, the company generates more than ninety million dollars of project revenue each year. The company offers a broad range of project delivery systems from program management, construction management, and general contracting to design-build, and consulting services. It is recognized as a premier construction business serving clients within the commonwealth of Virginia and eastern counties of West Virginia. Clients include schools and universities, hospitals, and long term care facilities. Nielsen is recognized as a leader in the construction industry because of its innovative construction techniques and product development. Our commitment to quality assurance is based on responsible craftsmanship, leadership, innovation, safety awareness, and employee satisfaction. Nielsen is dedicated to always delivering the best by guaranteeing a total quality product to every client.


Member since 2002

Location (View all locations)

3588 Early Rd
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801-9724
(540) 434-7376

Primary Contact

James D. DeLucas
(540) 434-7376


Contracting: Tilt-Up Sub, Contracting: Construction Manager, Contracting: General

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Recognition (Project)

Tilt-Up Achievement - Stoney Run Farm
Tilt-Up Achievement - Interchange Cpad3
Tilt-Up Achievement - SRI at Rockingham

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While physical office locations are presented below for this company, it is important to understand that many tilt-up professionals work regionally, nationally, even globally. Listed here are this company's areas of operation/licensure.

US States and Territories: Virginia


Nielsen Builders, Inc.

3588 Early Rd
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801-9724

Phone: (540) 434-7376

Nielsen Builders, Inc.

600 E Water St Ste H
Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902-5361

Phone: (434) 220-0484


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