A Strong Foundation

KUE Contractors, Inc. was founded in March 1994 by Joseph and Mary Kuechle. We specialize in Commercial and Multi-Family Residential Building and Remodeling. KUE Contractors goal is to provide our customers with the highest degree of professionalism in project management, field supervision and safety. This effort and desire is evident in each and every project from the smallest remodel to a multi-million dollar new facility, our service is personal and top-notch.

In January 2012, Joe and Mary wanted to pass on the tradition of quality workmanship and integrity to their sons – Joseph Kuechle, Justin Kuechle, Jeff Kuechle, and Jay Kuechle who together are dedicated to continuing the vision.

Our employees are competent, skilled tradesman who not only bring decades of experience to every project, they also bring the same commitment to quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. This commitment has enhanced KUE’s reputation for excellence.


Meet the Owners

Joe_KuechleJoe Kuechle – Project Manager/Co-Owner

30+ years of Experience in the Construction Industry

Joe joined KUE Contractors in 2009 as Vice President and lead estimator. In 2012, he became President and Co-owner. Joe has more than 25 years of experience in both the commercial and residential construction industry. In that time he has earned a reputation for integrity, professionalism and ingenuity. Joe’s innovative strategies help keep KUE Contractors on the leading edge of general contractors of the future.

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Justin KuechleJustin Kuechle – Project Manager/Co-Owner

18+ years of Experience in the Construction Industry

Justin started his career with KUE Contractors in 1994 working as a laborer in the summer months and a few years later became a full-time carpenter. In 2001, he became a job superintendent who expanded his realm of expertise and also gave him the opportunity to build relationships with subcontractors, project owners and architects. In 2008 he was introduced to the project management side of running a job. Applying his wealth of construction knowledge and experience, Justin became co-owner of Kue Contractors Inc. in 2012. Justin’s unparalleled construction knowledge and experience plays a vital part to the continuing success and growth of the company.

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Jeff KuechleJeff Kuechle – Assistant Project Manager/Co-Owner

16+ years of Experience in the Construction Industry

Jeff started with KUE Contractors at the age of 16 working the summers as a laborer and was promoted to carpenter in 2001. He has an abundance of experience in finish carpentry and door hardware. In 2005 he was promoted to job superintendent where he took his construction skills and put them towards making sure the quality for the work that the subs are doing is up to the owner’s expectations. His people and management skills started to grow with every job, he now knows the construction business through-and-through, and has the remarkable skills necessary to complete complex projects. Jeff’s years in the trade have brought him across many construction dilemmas. It would be a challenge to find an issue he has not encountered and successfully navigated. In 2012, Jeff became an owner of KUE Contractors where his construction knowledge, personality and determination are key components to helping the company grow and prosper.

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Jay KuechleJay Kuechle – Project Manager/Co-Owner

14+ years of Experience in the Construction Industry

Jay started working for KUE contractors Inc when he was 16 years old Working side-by-side with his father. He learned building from the bottom up, and his skills and integrity implementing it in every part of the business that he helps run today. Being promoted to Job Superintendent he quickly discovered that being aggressive, honest, and observant are key roles in being a successful Job Superintendent. Jay prides himself on making the impossible deadlines possible. Jay has over 14 years of experience in commercial projects which makes Jay a great asset to owners and architects. Jay has built fire halls, office buildings, medical facilities, apartment housing, townhouses, restaurants, and single-family homes. Jay was deeply involved in the entire construction process of these structures, typical of his hands-on approach and attention to detail and commercial experience.

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“We have recently completed three projects with KUE Contractors. First was our $3.5 million renovation of our Allied Health Building. The project was completed on time, under budget and met our expectations. The next two projects were done simultaneously. They consisted of interior finishing upgrade of our trades area and a new playground surface at our Day Care facility. Again, both projects were completed on time, under budget and met our expectations.”

Jason Theisen — Director of Facilities St Cloud Technical & Community College


“Our management company has worked with KUE Contractors over the last 15 years. During those years they have played an integral role in working with federally financed apartment buildings who received funds for rehab. Their competency with the endless paperwork involved during the rehab process was appreciated by all parties involved.

We cannot express enough the professionalism and workmanship that each employee has given us over these years. KUE Contractors will continue to be a “go to” contractor for us for years to come!”

Anna Ploog— Regional Property Manager Security Management & Realty

Cindy_KuechleCindy Kuechle
Accounts Payable/Payroll

Sue StreitSue Streit
Office Assistant/Receptionist

Leo FussyLeo Fussy
Assistant Project Manager

John KuechleJohn Kuechle
Assistant Project Manager

Brad LundBrad Lund
Assistant Project Manager

Andy HesseAndy Hesse
Assistant Project Manager

Chris DvorakChris Dvorak
Assistant Project Manager

Mary Kuechle
Chief Financial Officer