Frequently Asked Questions


Are you a Union Shop?

Yes, Prime Construction is a signatory member of the Carpenters Local 4 and 166, Tapers Local 502 and 676, and Plasterers Local 18.

Do you perform residential construction?

At this time, we are only able to complete commercial construction projects.

How do I request a bid or estimate for my project?

Please call our office, 563-884-7500 or send an email to  We will be happy to provide you with an estimate.

Is safety a priority for your company?

Yes, we have an enviable on-the-job safety record with a current EMR of .86.

What is your scope of work?

See our services page for a full description of all the work we can perform.  We install metal studs, drywall, drywall finishing, plaster, EIFS, operable walls, insulation (rolled and sprayed), acoustical ceilings, weather barrier, raised access flooring, fireproofing.

What sets Prime Construction apart from its competitors?

Prime Construction has a reputation as the best finishes subcontractor in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.  We have earned this position in the marketplace through hard work every day delivering excellent work on time and within budget.  But the Prime team goes beyond those benchmarks of best workmanship, on-time completion and best price possible.

We operate under what we call The Partnership Principle – both inside our company and with our customers and suppliers.  Internally, every member of the team realizes how important it is to do their best work, do it efficiently and communicate effectively with each other.

That’s how we’re able to give our customers top quality work at a lower cost.

What size projects can Prime Construction perform?

We have executed a wide range of project sizes from $200 repairs to a $3,500,000 hotel renovation.  We take pride in providing our customer with outstanding customer service and quality construction no matter the project size. View our Photo Gallery to see some of our work.

Where do you work?

Prime Construction services the entire Quad Cities area as well as a 90 mile radius around the QCA.  We will evaluate each project individually and can travel further to accommodate some projects.