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Professionals in Construction Development
Russell is a professional services firm providing commercial Construction and Development services across the Midwest.
Map of the United States showing the locations for Russell's offices in Davenport, St. Louis, and Kansas City.

About Russell:
Construction & Development

Simply put, Russell is a leading professional construction and real estate development company. Since our inception, our culture promotes a collaborative work environment that strives to exceed our clients’ expectations and provide lifetime career opportunities for our professionals.

Headquartered in the Quad Cities (Illinois/Iowa), with offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, Russell has delivered more than $7 billion in projects across 34 states. We remain a market leader in our core markets, including new construction and complex additions and renovations.

It’s about more than construction projects. We are building great people, relationships, and communities.

    One company.               Three Locations.              167+ years of combined experience.

Team Members
Years in Business
Core Values


Our core values are what make us uniquely Russell. They are the foundation of our commercial construction development company and dictate our every action. We are committed to living out our purpose and mission while being true to ourselves and our values.

We would love for you to take a deeper look into what makes us Russell. 

Building great people, relationships, and communities.

  • Appreciating People
  • Client-Centric
  • Community
  • Integrity
  • Safety
  • Innovation

community engagement.

When your mission is ‘building great people, relationships, and communities’ you not only live up to it but you live for it! We give back through corporate sponsorships, donations, advertising requests, and volunteer opportunities.

Click through to learn more about our outreach. 

Russell volunteers putting up a house wall frame.


While many of our leaders hold MBAs and other credible  accreditations, people always come first at Russell. Our leaders were born to develop and build individuals to be their best. We wouldn’t have made the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 400 Contractors list multiple times without incredible leadership. Click below to learn more about the people we are proud to call leaders!

Photo of the Russell Family
Sam Russell, Michelle Solis-Russell, Jim Russell & Caitlin Russell

awards & certifications

Ambitious people and solid experience have allowed us to qualify for a variety of real estate and
construction development company-related awards and certifications. We’ve also won workplace awards such as Best Place for Working Parents!® and Best Culture.

We invite you to explore what other honors we have been deemed worthy of receiving.