Hargrave Builders' Team

Building Relationships Since 1976

For over forty-five years, the Hargrave Builders team, has served Northern Illinois. Our resources and innovation through our General Trades, Union Carpentry and/or General Contracting services as General Contractor and/or as Carpentry Subcontractors, allow us to tailor our services to fit specific project requirements.

Our Team

Steve Straub

35+ years experience



With over 35 years of experience, Steve has managed numerous large and complex construction projects. His main responsibility is to set strategic goals that prioritize safety, quality, and schedule, all with the ultimate goal of complete customer satisfaction. Strong leadership skills enable Steve to motivate team members and ensure the timely and budget-friendly delivery of our customer’s projects.

Member of the Associated General Contractors of America, the Chicagoland Associated General Contractors, the Construction Management Association of America, and the AWI.

Office Team

Field Team

660 Schneider Drive  |  South Elgin, IL 60177  | P: 847.742.7828  |  F: 847.742.7889