Recreation &

Commercial Contractors

Specializing in Complex Recreation Projects

Since our founding in 1980, we have been known as a company that delivers projects with integrity, transparency, and exceeds the goals of our clients. We have worked with entertainment clients ranging from restaurants, swimming pools, recreation centers, and the famous Minnesota State Fair. We are client-focused with each project and work with owners to deliver to project in a flexible approach that makes your goals the priority. Our in-house experts work with you to create a schedule that maximizes each day to get your space ready to bring joy to your customers.

Our Projects


MN State Fair Building Projects

  • St. Paul, MN

About This Project

  • International Bazaar Building
  • Coliseum Renovations
  • International Grill Build-out
  • New Restrooms, multiple blocks
  • Baldwin Stage
  • Ongoing Maintenance

A notable project is the Cattle Barn Restoration project at the Fairgrounds. The roof of this historic building collapsed on March 13th  due to heavy snow and rain. Maertens-Brenny was onsite immediately to assist with clean-up and restoration of 20% of the building including the roof and exterior walls all while working with the historic materials in mind in order to create a seamless building.

Acapulco Restaurant

  • Andover, MN
  • 6,715 SF

About This Project

New construction of a single story restaurant. The project is a slab on grade floor construction with wood-framed walls, and engineered wood truss roof system. Full commercial kitchen.

Springbrook Nature Center

  • Fridley, MN
  • 12,700 SF

About This Project

The addition features bird-safe glass, new Exhibits area, new Multi- Purpose Room that can be divided into four classrooms, or used as one large room for gatherings, weddings, etc. A relaxing fireplace is located in the Reflection Area.

City of Goodhue Swimming Pool

  • Goodhue, MN
  • 4,596 SF

About This Project

The new 4,596 square foot swimming pool includes a zero-depth area with a play feature, shade umbrellas, and a diving board. A new concrete deck surrounds the swimming area. The renovated bath house has a new roof, showers, restrooms, changing areas, and mechanical rooms. Construction was completed in time for the summer swimming season.

Building strong foundations and complex projects

Maertens-Brenny Construction is an agile general contractor that self-performs concrete, masonry, and carpentry. We specialize in industrial and manufacturing projects. Contact us to discuss your project.