Quiet competence,
enduring leadership,
steadfast integrity.

With roots tracing back to 1934, Story Construction is one of the midwest’s most sound and trusted full-service commercial contractors. Full service not only refers to our breadth of capabilities, but also to the start-to-finish care we take with each of our clients.

Possessing the ideal combination of teamwork, responsiveness, innovation, creativity and value-added solutions, Story consistently and reliably delivers on each project. As an established leader in the marketplace and construction industry, we’re ready – and well-positioned – to deliver for you.

I personally invite you to call me to discuss how Story will make your next project the most rewarding and successful venture you can imagine.

Thank you for visiting – and welcome to Story Construction!

Mike Espeset, President
Direct Line: (515) 817-2605

Shop Talk @ Story Construction

President's Perspective

Off the Grid

I went to New Mexico’s Philmont Scout Ranch with my son, Nate, and his Boy Scout troop this summer. We trekked 110 miles in 12 days in the mountains with a 45-pound pack for most of those miles. I was off the grid for nearly two weeks, which in my head, I knew was going… Read »

Events & Happenings, StoryLine

StoryLine Fall 2014 Edition

This edition of the StoryLine focuses on Story’s efforts to help area schools, colleges and universities get “back to school” this fall. Featured projects include the Bondurant-Farrar and Wayne Community athletic facilities, plus ISU’s Willow Hall, SWCC’s student housing, and Ankeny’s Rock Creek Elementary. You’ll also meet the four very deserving recipients of Story’s annual… Read »

President's Perspective

First Draft, Worst Draft

I heard the phrase “first draft, worst draft” from a high school senior speaker, Cole Andersen, at Ames High’s 2014 commencement. He had me at hello. What a powerful statement. The essence of the speech was: it is important to start somewhere and improve upon it. Being a student at Ames High is the first… Read »