John Boonstra


John Boonstra has more than twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry. With an extensive background in commercial, industrial, retail and institutional construction, he is well versed in all aspects of the construction process. He has estimated, negotiated and completed over 500 million dollars of construction with project costs ranging from $10,000 to $50,000,000 and project size as large as 500,000 square feet.

Professional Experience

  • Orion Construction – Grand Rapids, MI
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Rockford Construction – Grand Rapids, MI
    Vice President of Product Development and Estimating
  • Ellis-Don Construction – Livonia, MI
    Director of MI Operations


  • Ferris State University – Big Rapids, MI
    Bachelor of Arts, Business Management
  • Ferris State University – Big Rapids, MI
    Associates Degree, Construction Management

Licenses & Affiliations

  • Plainfield Charter Township Master Plan Advisory Committee member
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Ferris State Alumni Association
  • Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

Recent Project Experience

  • Brewery Vivant*
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Maru Sushi*
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • St. John The Evangelist Episcopal Church*
    Fremont, MI
  • First United Methodist Church of Albion*
    Albion, MI
  • Advantage Health*
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Karl Orthodontics*
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Kent City Community School*
    Kent City, MI
  • Discovery Elementary*
    Fennville, MI
  • DLT Warehouse*
    grand Rapids, MI
  • Wolverine World Wide Distribution Center*
    Cedar Springs, MI
  • Ju Sushi*
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • 600 Monroe*
    Grand Rapids, MI

*Projects Prior to Midwest