Some highly profitable construction companies in the United States are Bechtel, Kiewit Corporation, CH2M Hill Cos, Guardian Industries and Kohler. These construction companies, along with Whiting-Turner Contracting, ABC Supply, Clark Enterprises and ProBuild Holdings, made it into the top 100 on Forbes' 2014 list of America's largest private companies.
The California-based construction company, Bechtel, has earned $39.4 billion in revenue as of Oct. 2014. Bechtel ranked as the fourth-largest private company in the United States on Forbes' list. The Kiewit Corportation ranked 25th on the list and has earned more than $11.8 billion in revenue. CH2M Hill Cos, Guardian Industries, Whiting-Turner Contracting and Kohler have all earned between $5 and $6 billion. A 2014 Inc.com article states that residential construction has become one of the fastest-growing industries in the country.