About Holland



WHO WE ARE

Holland is a different kind of construction company. While our building expertise is critical to our success, our true point of difference is an uncompromising commitment to integrity. We believe relationships are our business. The work we do depends on our ability to successfully facilitate and manage work through our team and various partners. It is critical that we create value for everyone along the way. The relationships we build in the process of doing business are sacred to us.

MEET OUR TEAM

Holland’s vision is that by providing an exceptional client and employee experience, we will expand our reputation one quality relationship at a time into selected markets and geographic regions.

WHERE WE BEGAN

Thirty years ago, Holland founder and CEO Bruce Holland decided to pursue his vision of creating a company that would provide high quality, personalized construction services to commercial clients who would appreciate his focus on building long-lasting relationships as well as buildings. Starting out with just four employees and virtually no projects for the first six months, the new company soon found its stride when the next 18 months brought in $18 million of construction, far surpassing their original $5 million goal.

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Holland’s mission is to identify and deliver our clients’ and employees’ objectives, ensure their total satisfaction, and develop long-lasting relationships.

Our Leadership

Bruce Holland’s roots in the construction industry are deep, having spent 20+ years in the industry before taking the leap to launch Holland Construction Services in 1986. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, David Birk, joined the company in 1988, and is known as the processes and procedures man, responsible for managing day-to-day business operations. President, Mike Marchal, came to Holland in 1997, and as president, he sets and oversees the overall direction of the company.

As the executive management team, these three long-time business partners and friends lead Holland Construction Services toward its mission of identifying and delivering clients’ and employees’ objectives, ensuring their total satisfaction and developing long lasting relationships.

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Holland’s culture is family-oriented, balanced between both our personal families and our company family. Our expectations of ourselves and the experience we provide to others are high, and we are very supportive of one another in meeting these expectations. Individuals who thrive best in our company are genuine, low-ego, whatever it takes kind of people who are serious about their work, but not themselves.

Our Value Drivers

  • Integrity.
  • Can Do!
  • Relationships.
  • Empathy.
  • Experience.
  • Low Ego.
  • Collaboration.
  • Performance.
  • Quality.
  • Safety.
  • Community.
  • Family.

Our Recent News

The latest news about our projects and people

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AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

SBJ-Building St. Louis Award Finalist (St. Elizabeth’s Hospital-2018, Chroma Apartments-2019, Fairview Heights Rec Center-2019)
2018, 2019
St. Louis Business Journal-Building St. Louis Award Winner (Memorial Hospital East)
2017
St. Louis Business Journal-Best Places to Work in St. Louis Award
2016, 2017, 2019
Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce-Business Excellence Award
2015
Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce-Commitment to Community Award
2000
Star Building Systems-Master Builder & Outstanding Builder of the Year Award-7 times
7 times
American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council-General Contractor of the Year Finalist
11 times since 1999
Southern Illinois Builders Association (SIBA)-Safety Merit Award
13 times since 2001
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis-Annual Safety Award
13 times since 1997
Bituminous Insurance Co.-Public Safety Award
14 times since 1997
  • U.S. Green Building Council—LEED Accredited Professionals (AP)
  • U.S. Green Building Council - Green Associates (GA)
  • OSHA/AGC—Region 5—Gold Level
  • ASHE Healthcare Construction
  • SIUE Construction Leadership Institute
  • Certified Professional Constructor
  • PMI Project Management Professional
  • APA American Institute of Certified Planners
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Construction Health & Safety Technician


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Want to learn more about how Holland can help with your building needs?
Fill out the form or call us at 618.277.8870 to talk with our team today.