About Us

About Us

Building 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.

Mission Statement: Building Associates is dedicated to providing quality construction projects that are completed within budget and on schedule, regardless of scope or size. Equally important, we are committed to establishing mutually beneficial, long-lasting relationships with our clients that are built on a foundation of integrity, respect, and attention to detail.

Building Associates is committed to:

  • Maintaining our integrity on every project
  • Providing supervision, labor, subcontractors, and materials that exceed our customer’s expectations 
  • Having a safe work environment where employees and subcontractors alike are challenged to reach their full potential
  • Partnering with other local small business for mutual success
  • Continuing the profitability and growth essential to our success
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Example of Steel Structure Build Project
Example of Residential Build Project
Example of Roofing Build Project


Commercial Services:

Building Associates is a General Contractor capable of being fully bonded and able to take any project from the ground up.  We are authorized as both a Star and American Building systems Pre-engineered steel buildings 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 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.

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, a complete renovation, or remodel, we treat every client the same. From the start to finish of every project we undertake, honesty and fairness are our guiding principles in fulfilling your dream.

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Building Associates is a proud member of the Greater Bloomington 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 CCS, formerly MICCS (Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety) program.

Quality: With unparalleled attention to 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.

Service: Building Associates has worked with many of the same clients for the past 30 years and actively recruits repeat business from existing customers as well as seeking new clients to become part of the BAI family.


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

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Monroe County Builders Association, Committee Chair, Volunteer
  • American Red Cross Donor
  • 4-H Donor
  • Boys & Girls Club Donor
  • Bowl for Kids' Sake - Big Brothers Big Sisters

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

  • BASCI Builder of the Month January 2018
  • Duro-Last Admiral Club
  • American Buildings 2016 Excellence in Design Award for the Ordnance Test Area Office
  • MCBA Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Jack D. Thompson
  • 2013 Region V Prime Contractor of the Year
  • ABC Customer Appreciation Award 2010-2016
  • Star Building Systems Outstanding Builder Award
  • MCBA Builder of the Year 

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.


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