A William Charles Company

About: Making A Positive And Significant Impact On Our Customers, Employees, And Our Community.

Ragnar Benson Construction is a full-service General Contractor/Construction Manager that has been based in Park Ridge and Chicago for over 90 years. Our company provides general contracting, construction management, and design/build construction in several major business markets throughout the United States.

In the last few decades, Ragnar Benson successfully expanded our business throughout the country. Our portfolio of completed projects includes hospitals, office buildings, educational facilities, manufacturing, distribution, and rail/intermodal construction. We've also constructed and renovated airports, laboratories, zoos, retail, and sports facilities. Ragnar Benson joined the William Charles, Ltd. family of companies in 2005, enabling us to provide an even greater depth of services to our customers.

We are proud of the relationships that we have built throughout the years.These relationships, along with the immeasurable value of our knowledgeable workforce, our award-winning safety record and our solid service ethic have all led to the fact that over 75% of our business comes from repeat customers.


Here is what our clients say...

“In my wrap up meeting with OSHA, they confided in me that the main reason for the basis of their recommendation was the efforts, commitment, and professionalism of the Lucent/Ragnar Benson project team.”

Alcatel-Lucent (regarding the OSHA Star Status Award)

“It was great to work together with you and your team to complete this project ahead of schedule, under budget, and with amazing results.”

Motorola – Applied Technology

“It has been my pleasure to work with your staff and company on several projects at Lincoln Park Zoo over the last several years. This most recent project is the highest testament to the skill of your team that organized the subcontractors and monitored the schedule and budget to get us to a successful completion.”

Lincoln Park Zoo