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The Best Construction Companies in Colorado

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As more and more cities fill up, business owners and homeowners are looking for better locations to launch their ventures and build their dream houses. Due to its low cost of living and dynamic business community, Colorado has emerged as a favorite among new families and businesses. The state has friendly locals, a diverse population, and a rich culture in addition to excellent weather, and breathtaking scenery, along with limitless opportunities and resources.

On this list, you will find the best construction companies in Colorado. The following businesses can offer assistance with any kind of building, remodeling, or improvement services. Additionally, the firms on the list have a lengthy history of servicing clients in Colorado, impressive professional credentials, and they have won numerous awards for their work. These firms’ principals also have several years of combined experience in the building and design fields.


The Beck Group

1001 17th Street, Suite PL100, Denver, CO 80202

Since 1912, Beck Group has been a well-known name in the construction sector alongside The Beck Company, consisting of its subsidiary companies. The firm’s services include site acquisition, architectural services, and development management for industrial and commercial assets. In addition to providing these services, Beck has a foundation concentrating on assisting persons in need in Mexico. In order to create better communities where people live, learn, and engage in Mexico and the US, the foundation now concentrates on housing and workplace development.

Beck has received notable accolades including the 2021 Design-Build Institute of America  (DBIA) Best Overall Project and Commercial Project. One of its award-winning projects is featured here. This project won the DBIA National Award of Merit in the Commercial Building Category and the NAIOP Colorado Office Development of the Year Award. Premier high-rise building, 1401 Lawrence in downtown Denver, and Beck Group all had a big hand in its conception and development. On the ground floor, there is a restaurant and retail space, and there are 13 floors of office space on top of an eight-story parking podium. Its glass façade provides an impressive introduction to the building.


Hyder Construction

1031 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80204

Hyder Construction has been constructing commercial and resort developments across Colorado’s Front Range since 1946. Tom McLagan, executive chairman of Hyder, has served on the boards of numerous organizations focused on his sector, including the University of Colorado Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board, the Santa Fe Business Improvement District Board, and the Downtown Denver Partnership. Its president, Matt Huelskamp, has 19 years of experience in the construction sector and is also actively involved in a number of professional groups in the Denver business community.

This century-old Amick building was transformed from a run-down and largely unoccupied structure into a bustling office and retail location. Throughout the refurbishment of the building, its façade was kept intact. A part of the building had to be excavated in order to expand the nearby parking lot. Hyder’s workplace TI has a mix of private offices and open cubicles, but practically all of the partitions between the offices and conference rooms are made of glass. The project won the Mayor’s Design Award, was named the Best Renovation by Engineering News-Record (ENR), and it was a Finalist for ENR Project of the Year.


Bryan Construction

4700 Innovation Drive, Building C, Fort Collins, CO 80525

With more than 40 years in the business, Bryan Construction has a lengthy history of offering construction services to clients in Colorado as well as other countries and regions of the US. Bryan Construction’s broad range of projects demonstrates its expertise in numerous market sectors: cutting-edge educational institutions, contemporary office buildings, medical centers, mission-critical infrastructure, aircraft hangars, and multifamily complexes. The firm has received numerous awards and recognitions including the 2022 ENR Top 400 Contractors and the 2022 Colorado Springs Business Journal Best in Business.

Bryan Constructions guarantees exceptional customer service and project quality while completing all of its projects on time and under budget. To better serve the neighborhood, Kaiser Permanente necessitates a second location in Colorado Springs. An existing one-story office building underwent an interior refurbishment by Bryan Construction that took up about 20,400 square feet. The development of medical offices, examination rooms, laboratories, a pharmacy, a fitness center, and a conference room were all included in the renovation. The project earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.


Dohn Construction

2642 Midpoint Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Established in 1992 by Doug Dohn and his wife Connie Dohn, Dohn Construction has over 20 years of experience, and its portfolio includes over 10,000,000 square feet of diverse projects, the first LEED Gold Certified project ever constructed in the US, and numerous repeat customers. Doug is in charge of managing all construction-related activities and company growth and has more than 30 years of experience in the field. With over 25 years of expertise in accounting, Connie is in charge of managing the highly integrated payment system as well as the corporate finances.

Since its founding, Dohn Construction has made a conscious effort to enter various market sectors: retail, senior home or assisted living, multifamily institutional, corporate, and industrial. The Brendle Group building—which received a LEED certification for new construction—is among its projects. Improvements to the mechanical systems, new lighting, energy-efficient upgrades, recycled and sustainable materials, and an integrated solar panel system are all examples of renewable energy technology that have been incorporated. The building’s neighboring existing house was removed as part of the project. 


Nunn Construction

925 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Building educational, hospital, municipal, non-profit/faith-based, and commercial structures are all areas of expertise at Nunn Construction. It is a corporation with a strong focus on the needs of its customers and an extensive knowledge of the Colorado market that dates back to 1983. Nunn Construction does more than just build: it also contributes to initiatives to improve healthcare, quality of life, educational opportunities, as well as provide people with the services they require. The firm supports organizations such as The Salvation Army, Pikes Peak State College, and the YMCA Colorado and is also affiliated with Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

This project was completed by Nunn Construction for Winslow BMW and is the nation’s first BMW Future Retail prototype dealership. The building has a 12,000-square-foot, two-story Driving Gallery Showroom, and corporate offices that are located on the upper level. The capacity of Winslow BMW has been doubled by the addition of a 20,000-square-foot service bay with 21 elevators and six detail bays. The entire building—including the 400-car parking lot—was constructed with excellent visibility to the showroom, three exposures of natural daylight, and energy-efficient LED lighting.


Solid Rock Custom Homes

16375 Open Sky Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80908

Since 1995, Solid Rock Custom Homes has been a custom home builder and general contractor working in the counties of El Paso, Teller, and Douglas, all near Colorado Springs. A licensed builder in Colorado, the firm is recognized for creating secure, useful houses that capture the personalities and lives of its customers while using guaranteed craftsmanship. The owner of the business Lain Chappell has over 27 years of experience, is a Certified Graduate Remodeler and Builder of the National Home Builders Association (NAHB), and is a holder of an A-1 General Contractors License from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.

The firm won the 2015 Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs (CSHBA) Industry Award of Excellence and the 2017 Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado Excellence in Customer Service. The company is also accredited by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), NAHB Remodelers and CSHBA, and its employees are Graduate Master Builders (GMB), Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists (CAPS), and Certified Green Professionals (CGP). Featured is this Santa Fe Style Home, the winner of the 2015 Parade of Homes Industry Award for Craftsmanship.

For more information, you can visit their website here.


Bonsai Design Build

2931 W 25th Avenue #202, Denver, CO 80211

A general contractor with an emphasis on design, Bonsai is an architecture and construction firm that emphasizes environmentally friendly residential and commercial design. It currently holds architectural registration in the state of Colorado, a residential contractor’s license in the City and various Colorado counties, and has all necessary professional licenses along with being fully insured with competent Errors and Omissions and General Liability coverage for both its design and build practices. Josh Oqueli, the company’s principal, is a Class-C construction license holder in the City and County of Denver with more than 16 years of expertise. He is also a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)-certified architect registered in the state of Colorado.

This home, which has an Energy Star Certification, is filled with natural light on both levels thanks to the firm strategically placing the windows, then adding the wood finishes to create warmth. The second story includes a passive solar greenhouse hallway with a sizable built-in indoor planter for food production, while the main floor has an open-concept layout from the entryway to the kitchen. The house is entirely electric, and it is planned to include a modest solar array to meet Net-Zero requirements. Residents may choose to live here without paying any utility costs if desired. A 300-square-foot deck with views is also installed on the roof.


All About Home Design

13530 Northgate Estates Drive, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Scott Maynes has spent more than 35 years dotting California, Nevada, and Colorado with singular homes and commercial structures. At his firm, All About Home Design (AAHD), strives for truly custom results in luxurious, innovative spaces. Starting at the building site, AAHD’s rigorous design process prioritizes perfection and a quick turnaround time—all while considering nuanced geographical challenges. With an uncompromising eye and a passion for creativity, AAHD’s penchant for designing around the views allows for a signature style that incorporates oversized windows and doors to capture as much of the landscape as possible.

Valuing client input, AAHD’s collaborative approach often culminates in lasting friendships, leading to several repeat clients and word-of-mouth referrals. The firm’s emphasis on quality has also led to multiple awards from the Colorado Springs Parade of Homes (CSHBA), including the Industry Award for Excellence and the People’s Choice Award. The featured home is AAHD’s 2021 Parade Home at Flying Horse North, in Colorado Springs, CO. Such a gorgeous home, set above the golf course, where tranquility is the order of the day, and resort-like living abounds.


Larsen Development

1361 S Broadway, Suite 102, Denver, CO 80210

For more than 40 years, Larsen Development has been a building company that offers individualized service and distinctive designs that set its projects apart. The company builds each custom-tailored home with top-of-the-line furnishings and energy-efficient materials. Larson Development is also the  winner of numerous accolades which include the 2018 National Association of Home Builders of the United States (NAHB) Silver Award Winner for One of A Kind Home, the 2019 Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Finalist for Best Custom Home, and 2021 MAME Winner for Custom Home of the Year.

The featured project was featured in the Luxe Interiors+Design Gold List 2020. Wood components—including corbels, beams, and rough-sawn cedar—marry function to elegance. A specialized playroom is next to the kids’ bedrooms upstairs, and there is a large gymnastics space, and a playroom below that is beam- and pole-free. The interior is made up of a combination of mohair, natural linen, and leather. Wool carpets are present, and the windows have sheers that both provide privacy and let light in. The home also has a sizable yard, a trellis with heaters above it, and a backyard stove.

Author

  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as a brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at HomeBuilderDigest, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University - Degree in Construction Engineering Management