Our story

Jarvis Downing & Emch is a construction services company located in Wheeling, WV with roots dating back to 1922. JD&E services are offering in multiple states and include Construction Management, Design/Build and general construction in the commercial, institutional, industrial and gas & oil sectors.

Our first project, (photos to the right) consisted of demolition of an existing structure and construction of a new structure for the Greer & Laing Hardware Company located on the 15th block of Main Street in Wheeling, WV. This structure has since been replaced by the Intermodal Parking facility. The triangular structure to the right is the Flat Iron building and still stands offering residential housing and light retail. This project was started in early 1922 and completed in mid 1923.

Our experienced staff of estimators, project managers and superintendents has well over 250 years combined experience in the construction industry. JD&E employs skilled craftsman to perform all our field work and our experienced office staff of professionals provide the estimating, project management and overall construction management of the project. We utilize state-of-the-art project management programs to control the overall management of the project to ensure the project is completed in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible to ensure your project comes in on time and within budget.

We are the longest tenured construction firm in the area and have the reputation of quality and professionalism that is second to none.

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