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About Us

Otte Construction is a full-service construction company in Northeast Nebraska that offers pre-construction, general construction, construction management, and conceptual design services in the commercial and residential markets.


Otte Construction views all projects with the same level of importance and applies the following strategies to projects large and small: hands-on professional supervision, reliable estimating and budgeting, accurate timetables, and attention to detail.


In 1928, Karl Otte, Sr. began constructing homes in Northeast Nebraska and progressed into a commercial builder specializing in churches. In the late 1950s, three of Karl's sons, Karl, Kurt, and Paul followed in the same steps as their father as they assumed control of the company and continued to maintain Otte Construction's reputation for quality craftsmanship.


A third generation joined the company in 1994 in order to continue the family business as Karl, Kurt, and Paul neared retirement. Jeff Morlok purchased the company from his uncles and was joined by his cousin, Keith Moje, to help lead the company.


Keith became the owner of Otte Construction in April of 2012. He is committed to preserving the excellent reputation that is synonymous with the Otte Construction name and is dedicated to the principals upon which Karl, Sr. built the company: integrity, quality craftsmanship, and hard work.

Keith Moje

Keith is the current owner of Otte Construction and the third generation to provide excellence in the construction industry.  He joined Otte Construction in June, 1994 with the desire to continue the family business after his uncles, Karl, Kurt and Paul decided to retire.  Keith joined cousin, Jeff Morlok, as an unofficial partner and vice-president of Otte Construction.  Keith purchased the business from Jeff in April, 2012.



Tate Nelson

Tate joined Otte Construction in 2003 as a member of the field crew and received his bachelor degree in Construction Management from Wayne State College while working full-time in the field.  Shortly after graduation, Tate moved into the office as an Estimator in 2005. 

Tate is the chief estimator as well as in-house draftsman.  His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, meeting with potential customers, providing estimate proposals, project budgeting, quantity take-offs, change orders, drawing plans, and drawing revisions.


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