From left are Nick Kieffer, Goshen Chamber; Don Carrico Ancon’s Director of Operations & Safety; Rhett Fisher, Ancon’s CFO; Ryan Kring, Ancon’s VP of Business Development; Doug VonGunten, Ancon’s President; John Place, Ancon’s past president and current Ancon Chairman of the Board; Jan Farren, Ancon board member; Katy Sonner, Executive Assistant at City of Goshen; Joanna King, Indiana State Representative
Ground Broken on Ancon Construction’s New Corporate Office
Ancon Construction marked a significant milestone as they broke ground last week for their new corporate office at 2121 Wilden Ave., in Goshen, Indiana. This event kicked off the renovation of the former Furnitureland building, which will become the future home of Ancon Construction’s corporate headquarters. Ancon is relocating from its current Elkhart Road location.
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by approximately 50 individuals, including Ancon Employee-Owners, board members, Goshen Chamber staff, elected officials, and other friends of Ancon Construction.
Doug VonGunten, President of Ancon Construction, highlighted the project as a symbol of Ancon’s future, coinciding with its upcoming 50th business anniversary in 2025. The decision to relocate and renovate stems from outgrowing their current office space and the need for new offices that better represent the work of Ancon’s Employee-Owners.
Ancon Construction, a commercial design-build contractor in Goshen, Indiana, has played a pivotal role in shaping the Michiana community’s architectural and construction landscape since 1975. As a 100% employee-owned company since 1999, this move represents a strategic investment in the next 50 years of Ancon Construction.
Ben King, Ancon Construction architect, expressed excitement about the project, foreseeing a more collaborative and modern office space. He emphasized the creation of a campus fostering relationships between office and field staff.
The new corporate office, transforming 24,000 square feet of the former Furnitureland store acquired in 2022, will symbolize Ancon’s award-winning work and dedication to their Employee-Owners. Key design features include natural daylight, open and collaborative workspaces, various meeting areas, and a central hub featuring a café, training room, outdoor patio, and lawn space. This transformation reflects Ancon’s dedication to quality and innovation.
“This project is more than just a building,” reflected VonGunten. “It will represent who we are as Employee-Owners and will be a place where our team can thrive. We’re excited to transform this building to better reflect the work that we do.”
Ancon Construction will transform the former Furnitureland store on Wilden Avenue in Goshen, Indiana, into their new corporate office. Above, is a picture of the old Furnitureland building, and below is a glimpse of the transformation into the future Ancon Construction corporate office.
About Ancon Construction:
Ancon Construction is a leading commercial design-build contractor offering services such as planning, architectural design, construction, remodeling, and maintenance. Headquartered in Goshen, Indiana, the company is 100% employee-owned and has been a cornerstone of the Michiana community’s architectural and construction landscape since 1975.
For more information about Ancon Construction, contact Amy Self, Ancon Construction’s Marketing Manager, at 574.533.9561, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit anconconstruction.com.