Where function meets style.

Commercial construction needs run the gamut—from full-service ground-up construction to general project oversight by way of a professional construction manager. We have experience across the spectrum—and the skills to get the job done right. Our team works with yours to offer something few other firms can—true value engineering, in which we help you achieve the high-end results you want within your budget and time frame.

Most major commercial construction projects follow the design-bid-build process—and we’re able to offer some of the lowest bids of any experienced general contractor in Chicago. Our consistent approach allows us to pass savings directly to you—and we have a solid reputation for rock-solid, thorough estimates and uncompromising attention to quality. In fact, we guarantee it.

If you’re taking a more hands-on approach to your commercial construction project, our in-house design team can work with you on a flexible design-build plan. Because we rely on a select group of trusted specialists and subcontractors, we always assemble the most optimal team to complete your project on schedule—and beyond expectation.

Our design-build package includes every aspect of the design and construction process, including design approval, permits, budgeting, hiring subcontractors, and coordinating and scheduling.

This one-stop design-build approach allows for better budgeting control and a more efficient construction project. Best of all, we handle all the details so that you can focus on the big picture.

For larger, more complex commercial construction projects, construction managers can help keep things on track and on budget; prevent conflicts between involved parties; and generally be the owner’s eyes, ears and financial police. We have extensive experience and skill when it comes managing general contractors to ensure construction projects are progressing according to the owner's expectations. This relationship allows for better budget control; tighter project scheduling; better coordination of subcontractors; fewer delays and overruns thanks to timely problem solving; better flexibility of contractor bidding; and more accurate completion of project specifications.

Our knowledge and experience as a builder and general contractor gives us the unique skills required to succeed as top-notch construction managers. Our team members quickly solve problems, know how to lead through every phase of the project, and thrive in fast-paced commercial construction environments.

 Our commercial expertise covers: 

Retail and hospitality

From hotels to coffee shops, The DiCosola Group team has a solid understanding ins and outs of construction for any industry. We take these nuances into account to create the most functional, attractive space for any retail or service business environment.

Institutional and corporate

Our office construction experience spans all types of offices, from law firms to IT headquarters. Whether your business is a startup looking for an open floor plan or a large corporation seeking to optimize work space, we have you covered.


From developing regulations to shifting trends in patient care, the healthcare industry is complex and ever-changing—and you need a building partner who understands. With experience running the gamut, from hospitals to physicians' offices, we're ready to help.


Multi-family buildings—whether a three-unit townhome or large mid-rise—require careful planning and consideration. Our team has the experience required, and listens closely to your vision, helping you handle every detail of the process—from inception to fruition.