Universal Contracting Corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati since its inception in 1957, is a premier Cincinnati General Contractor for the entire Southwestern Ohio region who has grown into a single source contractor providing preplanning – from project estimating and budgeting to project completion.

During the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, Cincinnati experienced major suburban growth resulting in a large influx of church, school, and commercial construction in both the private and public sectors.

Read More


Our single source philosophy has enabled this Cincinnati General Contractor to boast that since 1985, over 90% of the projects constructed by Universal Contracting were done for repeat owners. A testimony to the satisfaction enjoyed by our clients. Our knowledge of the tough jobs, the ones in high-density locations, the ones that call for intensive supervision, is your assurance of a quality, on-time completion date. We know the labor market, the building costs, and the unique qualities in our slice of middle America – we know how to build here specifically for you.

Read More


Since 1957  ,  Universal   has  established  a  reputation  for  excellence  in project   management and workmanship as well as a leader in ethics and professionalism.  The  number   of   the   firm’s   members   chosen  to  serve  by  their  peers   in   local   industry  related   organizations   reaffirms   this   statement. Universal’s  staff   includes   both   professional   consultants   and   experienced  tradesmen.  This  natural   combination  provides   clients   with   outstanding   cost  control ,  scheduling  ,   quality    control  ,   and   overall  project   administration.

Read More


We can help align your project with your business goals so you are able to make the most informed, effective decisions.

Design Build

We can provide cost and time-effective project results through complete management of all aspects of your design and construction.

General Contracting

We only provide subcontractors of the highest level of skill and professionalism for both the public and private sector.

Green Building

We can help you achieve green building certification with our environmentally responsible design and construction.

Construction Management

We can advise you from start to finish on all aspects of both the development and construction phase of your project.


We are able to provide direct and effective construction services utilizing our own skills and extensive hands-on experience.

Over 60 Years of Building Cincinnati