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Established in 1954 by James A. Winter, Winter Construction Inc. has grown into one of the largest industrial and commercial contractors in Northwest Illinois. As the business has grown, so has the ability of our experienced team to provide our clients, both old and new alike, with larger and more sophisticated building programs over a broader geographical area.


Winter Design was founded to provide the highest level of professional architectural and planning services to clients looking for value added, creative solutions to their building needs. From commercial office to industrial facilities and complex healthcare renovations, we will work with you to develop your ideas into a cost-conscious, efficient design.



When you contract with Winter Construction, you can be certain that your project will be treated with the highest levels of professionalism from concept to completion. Our entire team, from office to job site, acts with character and responsibility as we thoughtfully execute your project.

Our commitment to quality workmanship, adherence to schedule, and client satisfaction have given Winter Construction a reputation for excellence, which attributes our growth as one of the largest commercial, industrial, and institutional general contractors in Northwest Illinois.


You can depend on Winter Construction to assemble a team of contractors, engineers, and subcontractors with professional expertise to meet the specific demands of your commercial construction project. We offer in-house Design/Build delivery, which along with constant cost evaluation and value engineering ensures that you get the best value for the money.


Winter Design, Inc., founded
Licensed architect Scott Winter joins Winter Construction to begin offering in-house design-build services.
Mark Winter becomes President
Company changes name to Winter & Associates and 2nd generation owner Mark, becomes president, leading the company into broader commercial construction.
Winter Construction Moves
Winter Construction moves to current corporate headquarters location after spinning off property management division Winter & Associates.
James A. Winter founds J. Winter Co.
Winter develops post-war single family housing subdivisions and multi family apartments.



Mark Winter

President & CEO

Mark is responsible for the short term and long range strategic planning, client relations, marketing and business development, as well as the company’s Total Quality Management Program. His formal architectural training, combined with 30+ years' experience in the construction profession, give him a unique perspective and capabilities in both the aesthetic and functional design, cost budgeting, and construction completion of building projects.


Scott Winter

Vice President Design/Build Services

Derived from professional experiences in both architecture and construction, Scott's unique talents are grounded in strong design with an acute attention to the technical needs of the project. A balanced approach he developed during his early hands-on involvement in construction. Scott draws from his multidisciplinary experiences to provide integrated project delivery from concept design through final occupancy.



At Winter Construction we are truly invested in the success and richness of the communities we live, work, and build in and have a long history of community involvement and outreach. We also encourage each of our team members to lend their expertise by serving on planning and building commissions, zoning boards, church building committees, and the like.

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