About Us

Collaborating to Exceed Expectations

Pence is an Oregon-based and operated general contractor with a mission to Build Space for People to Flourish. We are in the business of developing talented builders and making client goals a reality. Founded in 1949 as Dale Pence Contracting, our company is known for craftsmanship and relationships built on trust. We’ve grown the company from its roots in Salem, Oregon to work in Washington, Montana, California, Alaska, and North Dakota.

Our Purpose:
Building Space for People to Flourish.

Since our early days, tilt-up concrete construction was a Pence specialty. Pence teams have managed more than 100 tilt-up projects ranging from schools to retail buildings.

A GC Dedicated to Improving Upon the Status Quo

Pence Contractors is one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading commercial builders partnering with clients to bring their visions into reality. Our proactive, relationship-based collaborative approach is integral to project success, and part of our key focus; to challenge the status quo of the construction industry. When it comes to construction, our team understands the value of:

  • Establishing trust through transparent communication
  • Drawing upon expertise to meet complex challenges
  • Seeking input and showing humility
  • Developing genuine, long-term partnerships

It’s these guiding principles, along with our values, dedication and on-time delivery record, that set us apart. Our people will change the industry standard of what a great contractor experience is.

Pence repeat clients include:
Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette, Rembold, Salem Keizer Public Schools, Reynolds School District, Rubicon Investments, Edlen & Co., McMinnville School District.