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Detroit, Michigan

If a job cannot be done safely, it will not be done. Our futures are only built through our people; we aim to protect them. --Tim O'Brien, O'Brien Construction President and Safety Officer

O'Brien Construction Company believes that no job or task is more important than worker health and safety. We uphold a strict policy that every procedure must be a safe procedure, and shortcuts in safety procedures are not tolerated. Our firm is committed to achieving a zero-incident record on every project we do and our detailed safety plan is applied to accomplish this goal.

​​At O'Brien, we are very proud of our outstanding record of safety. For seventeen consecutive years and counting, O'Brien Construction has received the Associated General Contractors Outstanding Safety Performance Award.

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​​Building profitable relationships based on trust and respect is the foundation of our firm. Our guiding principles are:

  • Our Clients Are The Focus Of Everything We Do.
  • Safety Is Our Priority.
  • Employee Involvement Is Our Way Of Life.
  • Continuous Improvement Is Essential To Our Success.
  • Subcontractors And Suppliers Are Our Partners.
  • Integrity Is Never Compromised.

Detroit, Michigan

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Our vision is to enhance the quality of our communities through our expertise as team builders and constructors. For over 50 years, we've built profitable relationships based on trust and respect.

Building Quality Relationships Since 1962

Troy, Michigan

It all begins with a strong foundation. At O’Brien Construction, the heart and soul of every project is our team of dedicated professionals. From concept to completion, we enlist the right tools and talent for the job.

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Detroit, Michigan