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Marcus Construction in Willmar welcomes third generation of ownership

Taylor Marcus and Darin Bushard are joining CEO Ross Marcus in the ownership of Marcus Construction, a construction manager and general contractor based in Willmar.

Taylor Marcus, Ross Marcus and Darin Bushard
Taylor Marcus, from left, Ross Marcus and Darin Bushard are the owners of Marcus Construction in Willmar. Ross Marcus is CEO and will remain majority stockholder. Taylor Marcus and Darin Bushard are the third generation to join ownership.
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WILLMAR — A third generation has joined in the ownership of Marcus Construction Company, which was founded in 1956 by Carl Marcus, according to a news release from Marcus Construction.

Taylor Marcus and Darin Bushard have become part owners of the family business based in Willmar. Ross Marcus, who joined the family business in 1984 and became CEO in 1995, will remain majority stockholder.

Joining the company in 2017, Taylor Marcus currently serves as the vice president of operations. Bushard joined in 2020 and his current role is business development in the agribusiness industries business unit.

For more than 65 years, Marcus Construction has been a family-owned construction manager and general contractor that has grown with its design-build services for commercial, industrial, agricultural and bulk storage construction.

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Marcus Construction is made up of two business units, agribusiness industries and commercial/industrial.


Agribusiness Iindustries includes dry fertilizer storage, warehouses (chemical, seed, liquid fertilizer, bulk, and packaged products), office and training centers, and complex renovation projects.

Commercial/industrial includes commercial, retail, industrial, health care, financial, corporate, restaurants, educational and worship facilities.

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