About Us/Who We Are:

Founded in 1994, Up North Builders is a general contractor that specializes in providing both commercial and residential construction services. We are located in beautiful International Falls, Minnesota. Our service range in Northern Minnesota spans from Lake Superior to North Dakota.


Up North Builder’s field staff leadership and carpentry personnel posses an array of specialty skills that span the building process from excavation, layout, and foundation work through framing and interior finishes. Our office staff is equipped with the necessary experience and training to assist our customers with initial project planning to over seeing the project through to completion.


We take great pride in offering an all encompassing construction process for homeowners, business owners, architects, and engineers as they go through the building process.


Please refer to our Project Services webpage to view a more detailed list of our capabilities.


Planning, management, and experience………it makes a difference!

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Commercial Construction:

Allow us to manage your commercial construction needs from the pre-bidding stage to finished product. We have the proven capability to manage budgets, timelines, and subcontractors. Our completed project portfolio ranges from office buildings, churches, and large metal buildings, to advanced concrete projects.


To request our assistance or a bid for a commercial product in Northern Minnesota, please contact our office at (218) 285-3635.





Custom Homes

Custom Homes



This division of our company has provided the foundation that makes us who we are today. Whether you are constructing an upper end home with impeccable detail, a modest family home, or giving your current home a modern makeover, our team of professionals will provide you with a streamlined building process that will exceed your expectations.

Our leadership personnel have over 50 years of combined residential building experience. We promote and practice continued education of our employees to keep up with the forever evolving building trade. And again, being located Northern Minnesota we endure some extreme temperature variations making this knowledge invaluable. Please review our project services and project gallery pages to view some of our past and present work.



Custom Interior Designs



Custom Interior Design Custom Interior Design