We love what we do and what we can do for you. With our experience and your vision, great things happen.

We didn’t become one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing construction management companies by doing more – we did it by doing better. While our development and construction experience spans a wide variety of commercial construction sectors, including faith-based, healthcare and mixed-use facilities, it’s our expertise that sets us apart. We’re always growing our skills and exploring new technologies to better serve the changing needs of our clients and their communities.

Leading the Industry


Supporting Your Mission with Catalyst Ministry Solutions

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Exploring Eco-Friendly Building Techniques and Technologies

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Planning for Independent and Parochial School Success

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Growing Strong Communities with Better Housing Opportunities

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Common Services

Turning an idea into a physical space can be a challenge, but we have the team and resources to help you make it happen. Our seasoned professionals are LEED accredited and have comprehensive knowledge of the latest building systems, financing strategies, and grant and funding opportunities.


Construction Management


Catalyst Commercial

Community & Volunteer Engagement

Forming a Framework for Success

Of course, we want to build better buildings, but, more importantly, we want to build better building experiences. You have enough on your plate without feeling like you’re navigating a minefield of unwanted surprises and unexpected roadblocks that cost valuable time and money. Our proven Framework will help you realize your vision with a partner who is with you every step of the way.

Discover the Vision for Your Building

This phase sets the foundation for your project’s success. Starting with the Catalyst Discovery Summit™, we seek to fully understand what makes your organization and your project unique by:

  • Learning more about the factors driving your growth
  • Identifying possible roadblocks and strategies for circumventing them
  • Establishing a preliminary timeline.

Determine the Details of Your Project

In this phase, we create an achievable plan for realizing your vision on time and on budget. This includes assembling the right team to address your specific needs and challenges. Our network of resources includes industry leaders in:

  • Team Development
  • Size and Space Determination
  • Financing
  • Communications Strategy
  • Consensus Building
  • Funding and Capital Campaign Strategy
  • Property/Building Search
  • Municipality Zoning
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

Develop Your Plan for Success

Throughout this phase, you’ll collaborate with your team to explore options and imagine possibilities for your new space. You’ll play an integral part in crafting your project plan, including:

  • Prioritizing your goals and assessing how your new space will help you achieve those goals
  • Ensuring your new building is designed to inspire people, transform lives, and enhance your community
  • Developing a realistic project plan to maximize your budget and deliver your vision.

Deliver on the Vision for Your Space

As construction begins, we’ll work together to create a custom-tailored project plan that minimizes operational and organizational impediments and takes you through the process as quickly and hassle-free as possible. This includes:

  • Construction Project Management
  • Cost Management
  • Calendar/Event Awareness
  • Construction Milestone Expectations
  • Communications Planning
  • Meeting Management

Showcasing Our Work

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“I have done multiple projects through my ministry years. The Catalyst Construction team is by far the most thorough, most efficient, and most ministry-minded of any I’ve worked with. Everyone I have recommended Catalyst to has had the same experience.”

Mark Weigt, The Ridge Church

“Catalyst Construction’s knowledge and experience has contributed to cost savings during the entire course of our project and added to the intrinsic value of our building. Their dedication and attention to detail were particularly impressive, and are responsible for the smoothness in which the work on the building progressed.”

Max Dermond, Dermond Property Investment

“Catalyst Construction asked us for our vision for the church – and then they helped us to see it through. We have been so incredibly pleased with the way they put people before budget or anything else. As a company, they’re the perfect combination of a personal touch and professionalism.”

Pastor Matthew Short, St. Luke Lutheran Church

“Your entire team, from top to bottom, has displayed honesty and integrity throughout the various projects we have worked on. I look forward to the opportunity of having you service our construction needs in the future.”

Michael Goetz, VP of Acquisitions, Metropolitan Group, LLC

“Catalyst has truly been a catalyst for the growth of many Lutheran churches and schools in Southeast Wisconsin and beyond. Matt Burow is a leader who has become a driver in the school reform movement, directly assisting schools, like St. Marcus Lutheran, to expand and grow.”

Henry Tyson, Superintendent, St. Marcus Lutheran School

Sharing Our Knowledge

3 Great Ways To Get Your Congregation Engaged With Your Next Church Construction Project

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4 Tips For Creating The Perfect Floorplan For Your Commercial Space

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