About Us

Manuel R. Cotelo is the President & Hispanic Owner of Ameristar Contracting Group, Inc. We are an SBA 8(a) Certified, general construction company specializing in Department of Defense, Federal Government, Institutional and Commercial projects. Our team collectively has over fifty years of experience in the construction industry, the last twenty five years exclusively in the D.O.D. and federal construction arena. Through this collaborative experience Ameristar’s  team has developed a concise and systematic approach to analyze specific project requirements, carefully breaking down all individual components to ensure thorough and competitive pricing. This methodical approach enables a pro-active posture allowing us to identify potential project issues and ambiguities from the beginning in an effort to minimize or eliminate differing site condition change orders and the delays they create.

Ameristar Contracting Group’s seasoned construction professionals utilize the latest technology with state-of-the-art centrally managed cloud based computer systems and software specifically designed for the D.O.D and federal construction industry enabling cost effective and timely project analysis as well as real time project management.

Ameristar Contracting Group’s project managers and site supervisors have a minimum of ten years experience. All are certified for construction quality management from the US Army Corps of Engineers as well as OSHA certified safety officers.

The Ameristar Contracting Group team looks forward to the opportunity to provide ultimate service evolving to a completely satisfied and valued Ameristar customer.

Ameristar Contracting Group prides itself on three core components to help us achieve our goal of complete customer satisfaction – Safety, Quality, and Excellence


Ameristar Contracting Group Inc. is committed to delivering superior quality work and craftsmanship without sacrificing the most important element on all construction projects, safety. All work is closely monitored by one of our OSHA & Army Corps of Engineers safety certified project supervisors who enforce all aspects of our customized site specific safety program and ensure each employee is informed, prepared, and equipped to avoid injury and prevent hazards. Our goal is to instill in our employees and subcontractors that a safe environment is a non-negotiable specification for every job.


We have founded our business on the highest standards for service, ethical business practices, and excellent workmanship. Our reputation as a company is our most valued asset. Ameristar delivers to your project a seasoned team of construction professionals  along with time-tested methodologies ensuring a smooth, seamless building process with superior quality, on-time and within budget.


Ameristar’s commitment to excellence and the philosophy of ‘Doing It Right the First Time’ extends to all areas and aspects of our company, which is dedicated to exceeding the needs of all of our customers. At Ameristar, “Excellence Is Our Foundation For Success”