Building a Quality Future Since 1983

About Us

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABuilding Associates of Bloomington, Indiana, was founded in 1983 as a general contracting company and has grown into one of the most well-respected members of the greater Bloomington area business community. With extensive experience in commercial, industrial and residential projects, we are truly a full-service builder.

Commercial Services: Building Associates is both Star and American Building systems Pre-engineered steel buildings authorized dealer and installer. We are also equally comfortable and capable of delivering quality construction projects utilizing a wide array of other building materials.

We specialize in Duro-last, Firestone, GAF and Mule-Hide Single-Ply roofing systems.

Residential Services: With over 30 years of experience as a new home construction builder and remodeler, Building Associates has distinguished itself as the area’s leader in superior quality home construction. As an award winning builder our commitment to excellence and customer service is the foundation upon which we’ve built an unsurpassed reputation for quality, excellence and value.

Building Associates is a full-service, general contractor with a wealth of experience and resources to transform your vision into reality. Every home we build is truly a custom home, built precisely to the exacting specifications required by our customers. Our professional staff will guide you each step of the way, from design to final inspection. Even after construction is complete, our dedication to service with integrity and respect continues.

Our commitment to quality and customer service holds true whether you’re building a new custom home or utilizing one of our other building services. If it’s a small addition to your home, or a complete renovation or remodel we treat every client the same. From start to finish of every project we undertake, honesty and fairness as our guiding principles in fulfilling your dream.

Building Associates is a proud member of the Bloomington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Safety:  With an EMR well below industry standards, Building Associates takes safety seriously. We hold weekly safety meetings, Health & Safety Seminars, Equipment Certifications and participate in the MICCS (Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety) program.

  • 2011 Zero Incident Award
  • 2010 Safe GC Award

Quality: With an unparalleled attention detail and commitment to workmanship, Building Associates is highly recommended by the manufacturers we represent. Additionally, Building Associates has had no contractual issues in the entire history of the company.

  • Duro-Last President’s Club 2008, Admirals Club 2009, Century Club 2010
  • GAF Master Contractor (2010-Present)
  • Firestone Red Shield Contractor (2010-Present)
  • Star Building Authorized Dealer

Service: Building Associates has worked with many of the same clients for the past 30 years and actively recruits repeat business from existing customers rather than seek new.

Philanthropy: Building Associates is very active in the community and contributes to many organizations and charities fir the betterment of Monroe County such as:

  • Habitat for Humanity Builders Blitz Builder; 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013 and again this year!
  • Monroe County Builders Association, Board Member, Committee Chair, Volunteer
    Monroe County YMCA Board Member
  • American Red Cross Donor
  • 4-H Donor
  • Boys & Girls Club Donor

Awards: Building Associates is recognized for quality and service in government, commercial, industrial as well as residential projects receiving  numerous awards for their efforts.

  • MCBA Builder of the Year
  • MCBA Builder of the Month February 2014
  • MCBA Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Jack D. Thompson
  • ABC Customer Appreciation Award 2010-2012
  • Star Building Systems Outstanding Builder Award

On June 20th of 2013 the SBA recognized Jack D Thompson President of Building Associates, Inc. as the winner of the Region V Prime Contractor of the Year Award. Region V includes the states of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio Wisconsin and Indiana.