Serving Colorado Since 1946

Hyder Construction is a value-added provider of preconstruction and construction services. Since 1946, Hyder has been building commercial and resort projects throughout the Front Range and Mountains of Colorado. Our technical and logistical project experience allows us to exceed our clients’​ expectations by delivering quality construction, impeccable service, and dedicated teamwork. The satisfaction of our clients is evident in our long list of loyal customers.

Grounded by Our History

  • 1946

    In 1946, James Hyder founded his construction company in a burgeoning post-war Denver.

  • 1960

    James’s son, Hugh Hyder, took over in 1960 and was president of Hyder for the next 27 years.

  • 1987

    In 1987, a trio that included (from left to right) Neil McLagan, his son Tom, and Ray Lobato purchased Hyder Construction. Neil became President.

  • 1988

    Hyder built our first project for Lockheed Martin in 1988. Since then, we have built over 75 projects for this loyal customer.

  • 1990

    Hyder completes first on-mountain restaurant, Two Elk Lodge in Vail, for Vail Resorts. We have built over 90 projects for this loyal customer.

  • 1998

    Tom McLagan elected President.

  • 2000

    First $20 million project, DirecTV Broadcast Facility in Castle Rock. We have completed over 30 projects for this loyal customer.

  • 2006

    First $100 million project, Vail’s Front Door, a 300,000 square foot development at the bottom of the Vail ski area.

  • Four Seasons at Vail

    Hyder completes first $150 million project, Four Seasons Vail Hotel & Residences, a 500,000 square-foot luxury mountain resort in the Vail Village.

  • 2018

    Matt Huelskamp elected President.

  • 2019

    Hyder moved into their current headquarters at 1031 Santa Fe Drive, Denver.

Our Leadership

The sentiment may sound clichéd, but our people truly do make the difference. Our leadership team, all owners and partners, represent nearly 200 years of collective experience in the construction industry. We like to think our work speaks for itself, but if it doesn’t, don’t hesitate to contact any one of us.

Community Driven

Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” We’re proud to support many charitable organizations as a company and as individuals. Because we build all over Colorado, we believe it’s important to be actively involved in the communities where we live and work. We volunteer hours; sponsor organizations, institutions, and events; and provide charitable contributions.

Recent Awards

2021 Mayor’s Design Awards, This Is Home, Winner

Boiler House Residence

2019 Mayor’s Design Award, Back to the Future, Winner

Amick Building Restoration & Hyder Office TI

2019 ENR Mountain States Best Projects, Renovation/Restoration, Winner | Project of the Year, Finalist

Amick Building Restoration & Hyder Office TI

2018 Golf Inc. Clubhouse of the Year, Private

Columbine Country Club Clubhouse

2017 AGC ACE Awards, People’s Choice Winner

Pioneer Crossing Restaurant on Peak 7

2016 Mayor’s Design Awards Winner

Room & Board Denver Retail Store Expansion

2015 AGC ACE Awards, $10-$40 Million, ACE Winner

Breckenridge Brewery Littleton Campus

AGC/OSHA Partnership Chase Program

Blue Level 2007-Current