The New Culture of Construction

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So what is the new culture of construction? That’s easy – it’s our people. We choose people who choose construction which means that each and every one of us is able to do what we love and stay True to our Core.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

We are honored and blessed to be able to work such amazing people, both in and out of our office. We love our clients, and apparently they’re pretty fond of us too. Here’s what some have said about Kelley Construction:

We have always found Kelley Construction to be proactive in our projects and focused on delivering the best product, at the best cost, on time. Communication and transparency are critical in our success in delivering a project to our client or tenant, and Kelley is excellent in these pursuits.

Greg Oakley | Hollenbach Oakley
"Our overall experience with Kelley Construction was outstanding. The attention to detail, the level of communication and the overall finished product exceeded our high expectations. We would absolutely recommend Kelley Construction!"

Scott Neff | Glenview Trust Company
"Overall good communication and coordination between the field and office throughout the course of work. Kelley Construction also was good at proposing solutions and providing options and impacts with each of them."

Chris Duann | Marathon Petroleum
"The entire team from Kelley Construction was fantastic to work with – both job site and office personnel. The team was very responsive to any of our questions....You will find the values of their owners and senior leadership live throughout the organization...and they show that by providing honesty and integrity throughout the process, from estimating the job to final walk through. We are exceptionally pleased with our new clubhouse and the quality of the workmanship. If I had another building to build or renovate, I would not hesitate to hire Kelley Construction again!"

Janet Gruenberg | Gilda's Club Kentuckiana
They have a strong team of individuals good at communication and project management. They are budget conscious and timeline focused. They are willing to do the homework to find opportunities to value engineer your project as well. The quality of their work exhibits a solid understanding of engineering and construction principles.

Andrea Wilson | Michter's Distillery
"Kelley has been a very good fit for our needs and very easy to deal with."

Daniel Grant | L&N Federal Credit Union
“I appreciate all of your efforts along with the Kelley field crews in completing a project successfully on time and without incident…I believe there will be additional opportunities in the future and Kelley Construction will be at the top of my list”."

David Martin | Buckeye Partners
"Although our project was relatively small when compared to others, we felt as though we were your only customer. You were always responsive and helpful during the entire process. Excellent partners...thank you."

Mardie Herndon | Paducah Bank
"Their commitment to excellence daily on-site and at every project meeting was clear. These guys are top professionals and I sincerely appreciated the work they delivered for us...which was executed over a thousand tasks and details."

Jeff Byal | Appriss
"Kelley Construction’s attention to my hard deadline was impressive and they were easy to work with throughout the process"

Kim Huffman | Neil Huffman Auto Group
"When we build another building Kelley will be my first call. They were a true partner!"

George Bell | ORI
"Kelley has been consistent in its strong commitment to communication and creative problem-solving focused on achieving the greatest value possible for our related investment. The result? Kelley has become a credible and valued part of our house corporation team. Their staff is a team of experienced, hard-working, caring individuals who have minimized stress and built the confidence of our house corporation board of directors."

Martin Cobb | Beta Theta Pi, University of Kentucky Chapter
"They came highly recommended and since working with them, have been wonderful to work with. From Joe Kelley to all of their team, they are highly engaged, very attentive, and look to provide excellence every day."

Gary Friedman | St. Joseph Children's Home
"Kelley Construction goes above and beyond to create the exceptional. They are dedicated to the community and this pride and care shows in all the work they perform."

Stacey Cook | Project Fit America
"Outstanding performance completing the civil scope of this project. Kelley is our preferred contractor for civil work on tanks across the company, and their performance on this project showed why. Great management and field representation."

Tim Trotter | Colonial Pipeline

Life at Kelley

We’re passionate individuals committed to the relentless pursuit of Service Excellence and driving innovation through our Pioneering Spirit. It all starts with the “right” people. Our success hinges on the individuals who make up Kelley Construction. We are committed to protecting and continuing to grow our culture.

Careers at Kelley


Kelley Culture

Our Kelley “Culture of Construction” works because it has to, and we wouldn’t do it any other way. Our clients demand the highest standards in construction and building performance, and we demand it from ourselves. From the nuanced complexities of a chemical plant to the modern stylings of a corporate office, our clients trust Kelley Construction to bring their vision to life.


Kelley Family

From the front office to the field, every person matters at Kelley Construction. It shows in both the work we do and the way we treat each other, and it’s why we have the best talent, the right attitudes and the latest technology in the industry. It’s also why clients who appreciate our dedication to doing what’s right for them and for each other won’t go anywhere else for their building needs.


Kelley Community

Respect and integrity are at the core of everything we do, and that extends to our community. Kelley Construction is proud to partner with nonprofits and special causes around the area to help make a difference in the world around us. From programs like Project Fit to supporting a family in need, we’re working together to make a difference in the lives around us.


Why Louisville

There are many reasons to pick Louisville when you are deciding where to live and work. Being a locally-founded company, Kelley Construction supports Greater Louisville Inc. through the New2Lou program. This program helps to introduce new and potential residents to our great city. Find out more about what Louisville has to offer by visiting

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