Drake Construction


Our Safety Standards allow us to perform effectively despite COVID-19 restrictions.Drake’s Interim Life Safety and Infection Control standards and procedures that are custom tailored to each specific project, combined with the knowledge and experience of our professional on-site superintendents have allowed us to effectively and efficiently perform beyond our customers’ expectations, especially in light of restrictions brought on by COVID-19.


Our history of delivering completed projects on time has earned us a reputation for understanding the real costs of retail roll-out requirements and the value to our clients of opening their stores as scheduled and announced.


Owners, Architects and Designers continue to seek us out to create accurate budgets for upcoming projects. Using our experience, historical data and a team of excellent suppliers and sub-contractors, we provide budgets that are itemized, realistic, and in a word, honest.
Drake Construction Company


Since 1954, Drake Construction Company has been contributing to the growth and rebirth of Cleveland and northeast Ohio. Whether it is a new state-of-the- art office complex or a historic renovation, the mark of Drake's skilled craftsmanship and excellence is evident throughout the city. Drake Construction boasts awards from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration as an Elite Contractor, US Department of Housing and Urban Development in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Cleveland Restoration Society, to name just a few. Originally established as an independent general contractor, Drake became a leader in its industry by completing every project with the highest quality materials and workmanship. Drake is owned by a few of its employees, and they remain committed to maintaining the company's position as an industry leader. Each shareholder continues to manage their employees and corporation with integrity and commitment to excellence on every project. While the management team sets the standards for the company, Drake's skilled employees follow through and provide the workmanship the company is known for producing. Drake Construction Co. also employs qualified subcontractors, most of whom have established long-term working relationships with Drake. This allows projects to be completed by skilled craftsmen representing a specific trade - just one more benefit Drake provides to their clients.



Drake Construction Company


Service One

Whether it is working off schematic design, budget restraints, or scheduling restraints; Drake has the capability to put a plan together that will maximize effectiveness to provide the best possible project based on the client’s needs.

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Service Two

Our estimating staff is dedicated to making the budgeting process as transparent and client focused as possible to make each project a success from start to finish.

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Service Three

Regardless of the style or design of a project, our staff is prepared to find the most cost-effective material and products available to suit each need.

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Drake Construction Co’s staff also employs our own laborers and carpenters. This allows us flexibility and overall control of each project. We remain committed to the local carpenter and laborer unions which have provided trained and qualified trade workers. Our staff works to maintain a clean and organized work site which allows us to work in controlled areas as well as active retail space with little to no disruption of the areas around the site.




Our experience extends from environmentally controlled areas to occupied retail to occupied multi-family housing. We provide a diverse and agile project staff that can navigate the multitude of challenges that may present themselves. Drake Construction Co realizes that we are only as good as the trades that we partner with on our projects. We attempt to maintain excellent working relationships with trade that we employ. This allows a positive working environment on each project and creates a constructive and open line of communication from owner to field.

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