In 1991, Rafael Medina, Jr. started Rafael Construction, Inc., a general contracting company. Several months later he noticed a need for quality commercial framers in the Las Vegas Valley. Rafael’s astute insight led him to start what has become a highly sought-after framing division. Due to its remarkable success, Rafael Framers is now its own entity, with an unlimited C-3 carpentry license.

Initially having worked exclusively in the Las Vegas area, the company has expanded into other regions—including Northern California. We are primarily involved in the residential aspect in
that locale. The company has achieved incredible success in this venture.

Rafael Framers is equipped to handle all types all types of framing jobs including commercial buildings, office space, strip malls, restaurants, and even banks. The company has greatly excelled. Examples of the company’s diverse clients include:


  • Cannery Hotel and Casino
  • Red Rock Country Club
  • In-and-Out Burger
  • McDonalds
  • Starbucks
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Vons
  • Food 4 Less
  • Albertsons
  • Walgreens
  • CVS
  • Nevada State Bank
  • Northern Trust Bank
  • Home Depot.

Rafael Framers has also completed several million square feet of panelized roof structures. On our higher end jobs, our framing division has worked on multimillion dollar projects including Sansone Phases I & II.



I’ve been continually impressed with Rafael’s structure and integrity in an industry that doesn’t encourage either. The quality and management has allowed out firm to maintain our tight timeliness. – Amador Benochea, Owner Bentar Development, Inc.

Rafael Framers has been committed to providing us with complete and accurate estimates, project quality, adherence to project schedules, and project safety on all of our projects. – Wade Pope, Vice Pres of Construction, Roche Constructors, Inc.

The quality of work pricing, performance and overall responsiveness has always met or exceeded our expectations. –  G. Nick Stark, Vice Pres. of Construction, B.H. Miller Contractors, Inc.

Rafael Framers is a professional and dependable company. Past projects have always been completed on time and in a safe, professional manner. – Denny Bousema, Vice Pres. of Construction, Crown Development

Jobs with Rafael Framers have fewer problems, take less time to complete, and stay on schedule. – Mike Huizinga, Technical Representative, Trus Joist A Weyerhaeusesr

Rafael Frames has an excellent reputation in the industry and we are proud to be their supplier of choice for building materials and construction supplies. – Kathleen Roulet, Director of Marketing ORCO Construction Supply