As costs of living continue to rise across the country, Fresno remains one of the most affordable areas in California. Its reasonable costs, diverse population, and rich culture make the city an ideal location for home buyers. Whether you’re looking to settle down or retire, Fresno offers endless possibilities for your new custom home.
This list features the top general contractors who are building homes in some of Fresno County’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Accredited by various organizations across the country, these firms make home buyers’ dreams a reality by creating luxurious custom homes.
If you are thinking about building a custom home, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work. On the other hand, if you want to learn more about the cost of building a custom home in Fresno, check out our cost guide article.
13) BLC Custom Homes
1175 Shaw #104-400 Clovis, CA 93612
BLC Custom Homes is a custom home builder based in Clovis that serves the counties of Fresno, Madera, and Tulare, as well as other communities surrounding Fresno. With over 25 years of experience in the custom home building industry, Bill Cornacchia, owner of BLC Custom Homes, has developed his own approach to custom home building, which emphasizes freedom and flexibility in designs.
The firm’s expert team guides its clients through the entire home building process, from purchasing property to the completion of a project. Aside from custom home building, the firm also provides kitchen and bathroom remodeling services.
12) J & J Quality Construction Inc.
2750 N. Clovis Ave Suite 139 Fresno, CA. 93727
With over 30 years of combined experience in the construction industry, owners Robert and Michael Jackson established J & J Quality Construction. Serving Fresno, Clovis, Madera, Hanford, and Visalia, the firm provides custom home building and general contracting services. Operating with a General B license and a C6 license for cabinetry, framing, and woodworking, the firm also provides kitchen and bathroom remodeling, home additions, and custom cabinets.
11) Castle Construction
2780 N. Miami Ave. STE. 101 Fresno, CA 93727
Castle Construction is a general contracting firm that provides Fresno and Central California residents with residential and commercial construction services. Operating since 2000, the firm provides clients with custom home building, residential remodeling and renovation, tenant improvements, and new commercial construction. The company initially started as a custom home builder but later expanded its services to include commercial construction projects as its list of satisfied clients grew.
10) Benart Homes
1745 W. Shaw, Suite 104 Fresno, CA 93711
With over four decades of experience building luxury custom homes in Central California, Benart Homes is one of the most trusted custom home builders in Fresno. The firm not only builds custom homes but also single-family home communities and condominium complexes. Principal team members Bill Benneyan, Les Norman, and Kirk Lyman ensure that each custom home is built using high-quality materials.
9) Continental Custom Homes
4655 E Shepherd Ave Clovis, CA 93619-9114
Established in 1976, Continental Custom Homes specializes in constructing luxury custom homes throughout the San Joaquin Valley. The firm’s mission is to provide clients with quality custom homes that are delivered on time and well within budget. The company offers clients with three options when designing their custom home: they can choose an existing plan from the company’s portfolio of over 300 home design plans, modify an existing house plan, or create a one-of-a-kind custom home.
8) G.J. Gardner Homes
2020 2nd Street #100, Selma, CA 93662
Selma-based G.J. Gardner Homes provides clients around Fresno and Kingsburg with luxury custom home building services. Over the years, the firm has built some of the finest homes in the San Joaquin Valley. Owners Jeff and Mona Kreiter have been in the business for over two decades, earning several recommendations from their satisfied clients. G.J. Gardner Homes’ knowledgeable team of designers and contractors work hard to deliver clients their custom home. Also, the firm offers move-in ready modern homes that are designed and built to match the quality of life in the San Joaquin Valley. These homes come in various styles, sizes, and prices to meet each homeowner’s preference.
One of the firm’s recent projects is a contemporary home of 3,182 square feet. The home features an open floor plan, with four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and upgraded amenities with green technology for energy efficiency. The company also offers more than 100-floor plans and designs that clients can choose from and modify according to their needs.
7) Elite Custom Homes
PO BOX 25908 Fresno, CA 93729
In business since 1984, Elite Custom Homes has built over 300 homes in Fresno and the surrounding areas. As a full-service designer and builder, Elite Custom Homes sees to it that every client receives personalized assistance in all stages of construction. The firm’s goal is to provide high-quality service in all areas of the building process and to provide clients with everything they want in their custom-built home.
6) Generation Homes
75 Park Creek Drive Suite 101 Clovis, CA 93611-4429
Generation Homes is a design-build firm that specializes in custom home building in the counties of Fresno, Madera, Kings, and Tulare. The company offers an extensive range of construction services, including new home construction, home remodeling, custom cabinetry, sustainable design, and commercial construction. Since 1996, the company has built over 750 custom homes in the area. With its premium-grade materials and livable floor plans, Generation Homes continues to be one of the leading custom home builders in the area.
5) Azevedo Construction, Inc.
13228 E Falcon Meadow Lane, Clovis, CA 93619
Established in 1981 as a custom home framing construction firm, Azevedo Construction serves the central San Joaquin Valley. In 2000, the company expanded and included general construction of new custom homes as well as home remodeling, renovation, and commercial framing construction services. The company is owned and operated by Lou and Lori Azevedo, who are both locals of the Fresno-Clovis area. The company’s professional team guarantees to assist clients in all aspects of custom home building, including design, budgeting, and construction.
The company is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. As a fully licensed, bonded, and insured firm, the company stands behind its workmanship and materials. The firm also provides full warranties to guarantee exceptional, long-lasting results. Their projects typically range from $10k to $20M.
4) Image Custom Homes
7493 N. Ingram Avenue, Suite 104 Fresno, CA 93711
Image Custom Homes is one of the premier luxury custom home builders in the Greater Fresno area and nearby counties. Throughout the years, the firm has built over 600 custom properties in and around the Central Valley’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Kevin Mulligan, the president of the firm, has been building custom homes in the Central Valley for more than three decades. Recently, the company teamed up with a local interior design firm, Luxy Space, to better assist clients in making decisions regarding home designs and to ensure that each project is completed on time and within the client’s budget.
The firm’s projects can be found in many spectacular communities, including Copper Ridge Estates; Bella Montagna; Country Club I, II, and III; Deauville Estates, St. Andrews Green, Lake Van Ness, and River View.
3) Raven Custom Homes
1022 Hicks Ave Selma, CA 93662
Founded in 2000, Raven Custom Homes has built numerous custom homes throughout the Central Valley and has established a reputation for constructing high-quality custom properties in many premier communities and gated neighborhoods in the area. Owner of the firm, Corbyn Raven, has been building homes for over three decades. With his team of expert craftsmen, Raven helps clients design and build their dream homes and provides clients with exceptional results regardless of the project’s price range.
In addition to custom home building services, the company offers historic building conservation, home additions, custom cabinets, and structural engineering. The firm serves the areas of Fresno, Clovis, Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranch, Friant, Fowler, Hanford, Kingsburg, Lemoore, Madera, Sunnyside, Selma, Reedley, Riverdale, Visalia, and Bass Lake. The firm’s projects range from $250k to $950k.
2) Cornerstone Homes
385 W. Bedford Ave #103 Fresno, CA 93711
Cornerstone Homes has been creating custom homes in Fresno and Clovis since 1977. For over 40 years, the company has designed and built some of the most luxurious custom homes in the area and has provided clients with beautiful craftsmanship and energy-efficient designs. The firm specializes in blending classic old-world design with the latest modern amenities to create custom homes for its clients.
The company’s well-experienced team of craftsmen will guide you through the entire home building process—from design to construction. Whether you want to build in a subdivision, rural area, or farmland anywhere in the Central Valley, Cornerstone Homes can make your vision a reality.
1) Concord Development, Inc.
1306 W Herndon Ave # 110, Fresno, CA 93711
Since 1996, Concord Development has been serving the entire Central Valley— from San Jose to Visalia. The company is dedicated to providing innovative and high-end custom homes for its clients. With over 50 years of experience in the design and construction industry, owners Ali Moghaddam and Alireza Najjaran have earned their reputation of delivering clients with the custom home of their dreams.
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If you are thinking about building a custom home, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.