experience & Expertise
General Contractor | Construction Manager | Family Owned
au Construction Company is a well-established professional services firm doing business as general contractors and construction managers for over 142 years. Since its founding in 1870 Rau Construction has remained a family owned company and is currently owned and managed by Gus and Dan Meyer, the 5th generation of Rau’s with the firm. Rau Construction has located its office in the Kansas City Metropolitan area for over 100 years, with our headquarters in Overland Park for 60 years.
The employees of Rau Construction are hard-working men and women with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong drive to succeed. The field of construction has been a lifelong career for all of Rau Construction’s principal project managers. Our president, executive vice president and vice president together share over 90 years of construction estimating and management experience.
We believe that direct personal involvement on the part of our owners and project managers is essential to the success of a project and the satisfaction of our customers. We hold to the philosophy that the phases of estimating, bidding and construction management are an integrated process. As such the same project manager who bids a project will be the one who manages it during the construction phase all the way until close-out.