About Downing Construction, Inc.
Downing Construction Inc. was founded in 1966 by D. Robert (Bob) Downing. Bob started with one 8-by-20 foot trailer, one employee and two trucks. By the end of his first year, he had built five houses and a four-plex apartment building in Indianola. By the 1970’s, Downing built 50 to 60 houses a year, nearly half of the houses constructed in Indianola.