Welcome to Pinecone Construction, LLC; General Contractors and Construction Managers. We are a full-service construction company capable of handling your next construction or renovation job, big or small.


New Commercial Construction
Turning a bare piece of ground into a functional, financially feasible, revenue generating place of business takes more than just hard work. In order to be on time, on budget, and simply done right, you need the right people to work on the right things in the right order… which isn’t so simple! As a full-service commercial general contractor, Pinecone Construction is ready to help you turn your concept into reality.

If your building no longer suits your business needs- whether it’s time for a new look, or an entirely new infill, Pinecone Construction can help manage the entire process.


Here is just a sampling of some of the successful projects that Matt has worked on:

Food & Beverage

  • Andy’s Frozen Custard new builds
  • Hardee’s remodels

Hotels & Lodging

  • Hampton Inn
  • Marriott Towne Place Suites
  • Fairfield Inn

Community & Healthcare

  • CMH OB/GYN & Pediatric Clinic
  • Neodesha KS Church renovation

Retail & Office

  • Historic Renovation Infill – Heer’s Building
  • Frontier State Bank, Oklahoma City OK
  • Jumpstart C-Stores & Gas Stations (over 15 consecutive remodel projects)

Featured Current Project:

Best Western Plus Bolivar Vineyard Hotel and Suites

  • 61 room deluxe hotel located in Bolivar MO
  • Pinecone Construction serving as General Contractor
  • Opening Spring 2018

Contact Us:

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Thane Kifer, Chief Financial Officer

An attorney by education, bank president by vocation and a real estate developer by passion, Thane brings with him the legal, financial, and real estate development experience to keep Pinecone Construction and our clients’ projects on the right path. Thane is a 5th generation Bolivar MO resident and understands the value of consistency in a valued reputation.

Gary Goforth, Executive Consultant
With over 40 years of industry experience, Gary's wisdom, guidance, and advice helps influence Pinecone Construction and all of its projects in a constant positive direction.  All of Gary's adult life has been dedicated to the successful execution of commercial real estate development projects across the country, in the form of new construction, ownership, development, or consultation.  His commitment to hard work, accurate execution, and concern for each customer shows in every facet of Pinecone Construction.

Our Team:

Matt Goforth, President
Construction is part of Matt’s DNA. With over three decades of experience in the industry, Matt is a master of the process. When it comes to first-hand experience, Matt has done it all, from estimating to project management; from swinging a hammer to Superintendent of Operations. With Matt on the job, you can rest assured that it’s being done right. (Maybe that’s why he was chosen to be General Superintendent for the Extreme Home Makeover project in Joplin, MO, after the catastrophic 2011 tornado. Not just anyone can get 7 houses built in 7 days!)

Drew Kifer, Director of Marketing & Project Management

Coming from a nontraditional path into the construction industry, Drew brings with him nearly a decade of experience in marketing, advertising, and project management. With former roles in brand management at a Fortune 500 company and later roles in account management and planning at a nationally recognized advertising agency, Drew knows process and how to get things done on time and on budget, but can think outside the box and find a creative solution to get there.

Our Philosophy:

So what makes Pinecone Construction different from any other general contractor or construction management company? We like to think it's not just one thing, but seven. Our philosophy is based on these seven principles:

  • Integrity - Honesty and trust is the foundation of any business relationship, and we know that without a solid foundation, no construction project can be successful. 
  • Transparency - We operate on a simple cost-plus pricing model, and will proactively share the financials with you on your project. No hidden costs, no surprise fees.
  • Hard Work - Simply put, construction can be a tough business, and we're not afraid to get our hands dirty, literally. You have a deadline that needs to be met, and the secret to meeting that deadline isn't so secret: Plan ahead, and work hard. Good thing we do both of those things. 
  • Accessibility - You won't find any telephone prompts when you call Pinecone Construction; you won't even find a receptionist if you decide to come visit us. Just a direct line of contact to your General Contractor, morning noon or night. Got a question? Just give us a call and we'll get it answered. No back and forth.
  • Quality - Shortcuts are great if you're trying to avoid a traffic jam, but they have no place in construction. That's why we vet all of our subcontractors and only work with proven, reliable experts in their field. We believe that the lowest bid is not always the best, and that the best cost saving measure out there is getting it done right, the first time.
  • Creativity - While we won't win any art contests anytime soon, the creativity that Pinecone Construction brings is in a creative approach to problem solving in construction. Need to fit a square peg in a round hole? We'll find a creative solution to make that happen.
  • Experience - Some things in life are learned through books, and others through hard knocks. We've got both under our belts. With a combined 75 years of construction industry experience, we've got what it takes to cut through the clutter and make quick, experience-driven decisions to save you time and money.