Our Story

  • 1962

    GRAMOLL CONSTRUCTION FOUNDED

    By Robert Gramoll and Harry Clyde in North Salt Lake operating out of Robert’s home office.

  • 1973

    CONSTRUCTED NEW OFFICE SPACE

    New office in North Salt Lake facilitates continued growth of Gramoll Construction.

  • 1980

    Mountain Bell Data Center

    $20-million ($60M today’s value) project in downtown SLC launches Gramoll as a significant contractor in the Utah market.

  • 1990

    MATERIEL TESTING FACILITY

    Technically complex government nerve agent testing facility establishes Gramoll’s technical expertise.

  • 1991

    SECOND GENERATION LEADERSHIP

    After 29 years, Robert Gramoll retires and Jim Gramoll becomes president.

  • 1997

    WILKINSON CENTER AT BYU

    First major higher education project completed by Gramoll Construction launches the company’s commitment to the higher education market in Utah. Project cost $25 million ($60M today’s value) and was awarded “Best 1997 Renovation Over $5M” by Intermountain Contractor.

  • 2006

    Construction Industry Service

    Jim Gramoll - 2006 to present

    2006 AGC of Utah Board Chairman
    2007 to Present AGC National Director
    2018 AGC of America Life Governor

  • 2008

    First LEED certified building on U of U campus

    Sutton Geology Building

    Frederick Albert Sutton Geology & Geophysics Building was completed in 2008 at the University of Utah campus. It received a LEED Gold certification in 2010. Gramoll continues to build towards sustainable building standards.

  • 2010

    USTAR

    The USTAR project at the Utah State University campus was awarded the following:
    LEED Gold Certification
    Building/Industrial Project of the Year by AGC of Utah in 2010
    CM/GC Project of the Year by State of Utah DFCM in 2010
    Best Overall Project of the Year by ENR Mountain States in 2011
    Best Higher Education/Research by ENR Mountain States in 2011
    Engineering Excellence Honor Award by ACEC Utah Chapter in 2011

  • 2010

    SUPERINTENDENT AWARD

    John Thompson

    John Thompson is awarded the AGC Superintendent of the Year award.
    John has been a Gramoll team member since 1985.

  • 2010

    PROJECT MANAGER AWARD

    Ken Romney

    Ken Romney is awarded the AGC Project Manager of the Year award.
    Ken has been a Gramoll team member since 1995.

  • 2013

    SUPERINTENDENT AWARD

    Troy North

    Troy North is awarded the AGC Superintendent of the Year award.
    Troy has been a Gramoll team member since 1994.

  • 2016

    Lassonde Living and Learning Center

    University of Utah

    International Recognition
    LEED Gold Certified – August 2018
    AGC of Utah Award of Excellence – Building Project of the Year – Higher Education/Research
    UC&D 2016 Most Outstanding Project – Public over $10M
    American Concrete Institute – Intermountain Chapter – 2017 Excellence in Concrete Award – Structures: Educational
    IIDA (International Interior Design Association) Intermountain Chapter – BEST Award
    SXSWedu (South by Southwest) overall winner Learn X Design Awards 2017

  • 2016

    ERIC W. RYBERG AWARD

    Jim Gramoll

    Jim Gramoll receives the Eric W. Ryberg Award from the AGC of Utah.

  • 2017

    Dustin Gramoll promoted to Vice President

    Dustin has been a Gramoll team member since 2003.
    Continuing successful Gramoll family leadership into the next generation.

  • 2019

    New Office

    Along with our new office, Gramoll Construction got a whole new look. We are ready to take on your projects with the latest technology.

“The reasons we selected Gramoll over other construction companies were: they had experience with sensitive and unique projects such as an art museum, the had a reputation for completing projects on time and within budget, which they delivered on, and possibly most important, they were people we thought we could work well with.”

-Katie Lee-Koven, Executive Director, NEHMA

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