Institutional and Government Steel Buildings


Government Buildings have strict budgets, aesthetic requirements, and timelines – that’s why governments choose Great Western Steel Buildings.

Already designed and engineered to meet Army Corps of Engineers’ design and product specifications, Great Western building systems are a cut above the rest when it comes to delivering government-specific buildings. Since we only use American steel and all Great Western buildings are manufactured in the United States, our pre-engineered metal buildings meet the requirements of the Buy American Act.

Trust Great Western to build the exceptional steel building you need.

100 x 100 Gable

50 x 50 Gable

44 x 60 Western

Why Choose Great Western?

People choose Great Western to provide structures, documentation, and accountability of spending because we work within budgets, bureaucratic constraints, and strict timelines. We don’t mess around when it comes to government contracts.

With Great Western’s easy-to-read erection manuals and 24/7 support line, you can feel comfortable that you’re not getting yourself into something you can’t handle. Our team not only sells and designs pre-fabricated steel buildings, but we also build them! Your sales team’s been in the field, they’ve been in the fabrication facilities, and they know, firsthand, what to expect during the erection process.

Not only can you expect a precision-crafted steel building kit to arrive on time, but you can expect support through the entire erection process. It’s not just the quality of what we deliver that makes us exceptional, it’s the quality of our design. Great Western’s engineers have an intimate understanding of the strict requirements of government facilities.

Government Building Value

  • Fire Stations
  • Schools
  • Buildings with Public Funding
  • State and Local Projects
  • DoT Maintenance Facilities

GWB Engineering Advantage

  • The Most Current and Intimate Knowledge of the IBC Codes for Every Region
  • Experience Designing Buildings in All Regions, in All Climates
  • The Ability to Work Within Your Budget
  • Creativity!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Buy American Act?

Generally speaking, the BAA restricts the purchase of supplies that are not manufactured within the United States for use by the federal government. Many state and local governments require BAA compliance as well.

Can Great Western meet the requirements of government contracts?

The quick answer, generally yes. The team at Great Western has years of experience dealing with government projects. We will carefully review the specification documents to verify that our building will meet the requirements.

Is Great Western a General Contractor or construction company?

No, Great Western is an engineering and design company that supplies pre-engineered steel building and other metal building materials to General Contractors, construction companies and end-users.

We are a small municipality in need of a steel building, how can Great Western help?

The team at Great Western has a lot of experience working with small towns and counties for storage, shop and maintenance buildings. Request a quote today to see how we can meet your unique needs.


Great Western’s custom design tool allows you to design, customize, and price the best metal building for your needs. You can also share and print your designs or save them and modify them later.