Graefen Development, a Frankfort, Il-based general contracting, construction management and design-build firm since 1993. Founded by Jeff Graefen and chartered under Jeff Graefen Development Inc. in the state of Illinois since 1998. Today Graefen Development is recognized as one of the Midwest top general contractors specializing in commercial, municipal and industrial buildings.

Graefen Development is a general contractor for industrial, commercial, municipal and industrial buildings, also develops farm land and transforming them into industrial and commercial property. We have performed building projects in projects in Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee.

Building Systems

We specialize in Industrial Buildings, Airplane Hangers, Banks & Commerical buildings of any type. The advantages to our customers are:

  • Precise Engineering
  • Economy and Strength
  • Code Compatibility
  • Design and construction Flexibility
  • Long lasting energy savings

Our objective is to serve you as you deserve, to provide you with prompt information and details. We will deliver the answer to your questions and your building in a timely, honest and straightforward manner.

Your contracting with us is much like a partnership between two companies. When you partner with us, we work to serve you, meet your project needs and provide you with a successful project on time and within budget. We have worked with most of these “partners” on more than one project. You will find satisfied customers throughout Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee.

Our clients have come to know us as a general contractor who works closely with them throughout every stage of their project. Because of this “hands on attitude” we have repeatedly developed lasting, successful relationships.

A Team Approach

Every construction project is assigned a full-time project manager with the support of field superintendents and engineers and related accounting and office personnel. The management team is stationed full-time at the project site.

Corporate Profile – Graefen Development


9219 Corsair Rd. Frankfort, Il. 60423
Phone 815-464-7090 / Fax 815-464-2498

Jeff Graefen – President

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