Nicknamed the “Old Dominion,” Virginia is a state known for its rich history and cultural landmarks. Being home to the first official settlement in the United States, it boasts numerous national landmarks and historic sites. In this list, we showcase eight of the best and most impressive construction companies in Virginia. These firms were selected for their exceptional talent, expertise, and outstanding projects.
411 East Franklin St. Suite #400, Richmond, VA 23219
Extending its services throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, Hourigan offers its clients a complete and comprehensive range of services. The firm utilizes a highly collaborative approach, which it achieves by making highly personalized packages for each client it has. At the firm’s helm is owner and leader Mark Hourigan, who draws inspiration from over three decades of industry experience and holds a degree in business administration, management, and operations.
Featured here is one of Hourigan’s best projects, in which the firm’s team worked closely with the professionals at Baskervill, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, and Draper Aden Associates. Spanning over 150,000 square feet, the project sits along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Some of its best amenities include its social spaces, workspaces, rooftop terrace, fitness center, and restaurant.
3635 Peters Creek Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019
Established in 1963, Branch Builds has built a solid reputation for its innovative approaches to construction, particularly in its use of state-of-the-art technology. The company operates through Employee Stock Ownership and takes pride in being 100% employee-owned.
Showcased here is a prime example of the firm’s exceptional talent and expertise. Located in Richmond, this project spans over 49,043 square feet and was completed in collaboration with the professionals at Walter Parks Architects. The project consists of five stories of wood-framed residential apartments atop a cast-in-place concrete podium and parking deck.
Howard Shockey & Sons
1057 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester, VA 22603
With over 125 years of combined industry experience, Howard Shockey & Sons takes great pride in being one of Virginia’s oldest and largest construction companies. The firm is renowned for its expertise in large, complex, and multi-phased projects in various markets such as education, healthcare, senior living, industrial, and municipal. Its extensive portfolio also includes impressive projects in civic and cultural, correctional, religious, commercial, and historic renovation sectors. The firm’s remarkable achievements have earned it several recognitions, including features in Building Design + Construction and the Engineering News-Record.
Presented here is an excellent example of Howard Shockey & Sons’ exceptional talent. This project, designed and built for Shenandoah University, covers an area of over 80,000 square feet. The firm collaborated closely with Earl Swensson Associates on this project, which is the largest of its kind within a 70-mile radius. The facilities meet NCAA requirements for indoor track, basketball, and volleyball, and include both practice and competition space.
14420 Albemarle Point Pl. Suite #250, Chantilly, VA 20151
Established in 1961, Scott-Long Construction is a leader in the development and construction industry. Offering its services throughout Washington D.C. and its surrounding areas, the firm is best known for completing projects in the institutional and commercial sectors. At the firm’s helm is its leader and owner, Scott Long, who constantly emphasizes the importance of a collaborative, teamwork-driven approach. The firm’s team members therefore embody these principles as they complete their projects.
Showcased here is one of Scott-Long Construction’s most impressive spaces. Completed for the Mellow Mushroom in Chantilly, this project was distinguished with a NAIOP Award. It features a rustic theme with excellent details such as wood finishes and paneled interiors.
12644 Chapel Rd. Suite #212, Clifton, VA 20124
Sun Design is an architectural design-build remodeler that completes projects all across Northern Virginia. Operating out of its headquarters in Clifton, it is experienced in every phase and aspect of the general contracting process. The firm specializes in extensive remodels and makes use of a highly collaborative approach that emphasizes client participation during construction.
Featured here is an excellent example of Sun Design’s talent and expertise. In this project, the homeowners wanted to renovate and expand their current kitchen. To achieve this goal, the firm’s team incorporated natural wood tones and contrasting neutral countertops, creating a warm and inviting space.
Daniels Design and Remodeling
3930 University Dr. 1st Floor, Fairfax, VA 22030
As its name suggests, Daniels Design and Remodeling specializes in both design and remodeling projects. Working out of its office in Fairfax and extending its services throughout Northern Virginia, the company is composed of a talented and experienced team of designers, production specialists, carpenters, masons and skilled tradesmen. This team of seasoned professionals can take on projects of all sizes and scales.
Under the leadership of owner and founder Ted Daniels, the firm commits itself to the highest standards. Daniels has won countless industry accolades, which include design and national awards as well as green remodeling certifications. Daniels is also an honored member of the Big 50.
Metro Building and Remodeling Group
22989 Chambourcin Pl. Ashburn, VA 20148
Also known as MBRG, the Metro Building and Remodeling Group offers its clients a full range of design-build home remodeling and custom home construction services. Many of its projects can be found in the most sought-after communities of Northern Virginia, Montgomery County, and Northwest D.C. The firm is composed of a team of talented and skilled professionals who ensure that every project the firm undertakes benefits from their extensive expertise and experience.
Featured here is one of MBRG’s most impressive works, located in Willowsford. This project, which was distinguished with several impressive accolades, features an innovative design and quality craftsmanship. Some of its best elements include its sophisticated home office, its comfortable personal gym, and its large screened-in porch with a custom fireplace.
For more information, you can visit their website here.
Kingston Design Remodeling
11515 Suburban Pl. Fairfax Station, VA 22039
Family-owned and operated Kingston Design Remodeling has been in business since 1981. Working in and around the Washington D.C. Metro area, it offers its clients award-winning services. The firm’s portfolio features an excellent gallery of home additions, bathrooms, decks, master suites, and kitchens. The firm has also worked on many sunrooms and extensive residential remodels.
Showcased here is one of the firm’s stunning bathroom projects. For this project, the firm’s team employed a modern design, opting for tiled flooring and custom cabinetry. The sophisticated bathroom design also features a separate walk-in shower encased in a unique patterned glass door, as well as a his-and-hers vanity.