OUR HISTORY

Meili Construction began quietly in the 1960’s when the father & son team of Arnold and Dennis Meili began building homes under the name of Meili Builders Inc. In 1971, Dennis opened a commercial construction division of the company and Meili Construction was born. Today, Meili Construction is a 3rd generation, family-owned General Contractor with licenses in several states and an annual volume in the $15 – 20M range.

1961
Lane County was prospering. Post-war couples had begun to raise families, and many had outgrown the homes they had established a decade earlier. Responding to this need, and fouded on an honest appreciation for crastmanship and a job well done, Arnold Meili began Meili Builders.
1976
In 1976, Meili Construction was launched by Arnold's son Dennis to meet the community's growing commercial and construction needs. The company focused more on commercial projects that were larger in size.
1980s
Gary Meili and Curt Meili join their father as part of the construction management team.
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Our Story

The year was 1961. Lane County was prospering. Post-war couples had begun to raise families, and many had outgrown the homes they had established a decade earlier. Responding to this need, and founded on an honest appreciation for craftsmanship and a job well done, Arnold Meili began Meili Builders. Since then, the Meili family business has undergone several renovations.

In 1976, Meili Construction was launched by Arnold’s son Dennis to meet the community’s growing commercial construction needs. Today, with the help of its many experienced and dedicated employees, Meili is recognized as an innovative and reliable resource for construction projects statewide. As its communities expand, Meili continues providing them the commercial/industrial space required to grow and succeed. After forty-plus years, the Meili firm is still in touch with its roots.

Now, Dennis’s sons, Gary and Curt direct operations utilizing the same approach as their father and grandfather – Customer satisfaction is ensured by providing honest quality on every project.

Local Connections

Meili Construction’s roots were sown in Eugene and we have not grown far from our beginnings. While Meili boasts completed projects all over Oregon and Washington, we are proud that 85% of our projects have been constructed in Lane County. Meili has solid third generation relationships with sub­contractors, suppliers, local building officials, and affordable housing developers in Eugene, Springfield, and the surrounding communities. And of course, we root for our local Oregon Ducks!

Meili built the 3-story complex on the North Rim of Autzen Stadium in only 5 months!

Present Day

Dennis, Curt, and Gary Meili, current owners of Meili Construction have continued on the Meili tradition through working for the company their entire lives. The three of them live in Eugene with their families and enjoy supporting Oregon sports as well as local communities.