Situated in the east of Phoenix, Mesa is one of Arizona’s finest suburbs. This highly-residential area is perfect for every family, being in the heart of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and surrounded by many educational facilities. With so many unique neighborhoods to offer, finding the perfect spot for any family should not be difficult. Once finding the ideal neighborhood, Mesa residents then turn to find their dream home.
Though Mesa has many contractors available, not everyone will be a perfect fit for each job. Finding the perfect builder can difficult, and going through all the possible candidates can be time-consuming and stressful. This list was narrowed down the 15 best general contractors in Mesa Arizona to help with this task.
The following custom home builders are both unique and the best in their field. We ranked these contractors based on their years of experience, certifications, and the quality of their finished projects.
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 Mesa, check out our cost guide article.
14) Bercel Builders
16623 East Laser Dr. Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
One of the longest-running firms in the area, Bercel Builders has been in operation since 1988, and for the past 35 years have never changed their address, phone number, or the superior quality of their work. The employees of Bercel Builders have a total of 130 years of experience in their professional background, and the firm only employs the best in the industry.
The firm’s portfolio of custom homes includes both rustic and modern styles. With upscale designs, homes come with a price range of $500k to $1 million. Having been in the business for so long, the firm has worked with many trusted professionals in the area, including Sunridge Canyon, North Heights and Firerock C.C. Committees of Architecture. The firm is also a member of National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and was named Contractor of the Month by the Fountain Hills Association of Licensed Contractors.
13) CBC Homes
9353 E. Thunder Pass Drive Gold Canyon, Arizona 85118
Before becoming home builders, Church Building Contractors started out by making churches for Christian communities in Michigan. When its principle, Vince Stark, relocated to Arizona, he found a new market for his firm, which he rebranded it as CBC Homes. Since 1999, CBC Homes has been building luxury homes in the Mesa area, including the Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club in Grand Canyon. In 2016, Stark was featured in Modern Builder and Design Magazine, in which the firm’s unique background and quality homes were highlighted.
True to their roots, CBC Homes promises undying devotion to their clients, pledging to finish projects on time and to communicate with clients throughout the process. They are very proud of their uncompromising integrity and flawless reputation. In addition to custom home builds, CBC Homes also do commercial construction, and still builds churches to this day.
12) Caine & Company
8010 E Morgan Trl, Suite 11B Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Founded in 2003, Caine & Company is a full service design-build firm that offers remodels and custom homes builds. They are certified by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). The firm’s stylish designs have been featured in Modern Luxury Magazine.
The firm’s founder, Justin Caine, is driven by the happiness of his customers and ensures that every home they build meets each of their clients’ demands. In the pre-construction phase, they instruct clients to make a wish list of all their expectations. This list then becomes the foundation of the project. Caine & Company’s goal is to always exceed a client’s wish list and go beyond with their service. In addition to this, they are also sustainable builders and are lead-safe certified by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA).
With price ranges is from $50K to $1 million, Caine & Company undertake projects as small as a bathroom renovations to large-scale whole home renovations.
11) RD Enterprises
2451 E. Desert Lane Gilbert, AZ 85234
Since their conception in 1999, RD Enterprises has constructed over 78 homes in Maricopa County. With homes uniquely designed for their respective owners, clients are guided through every step of the process; from pre-construction planning to picking out the finish touches. Their keen attention to detail has landed them a spot in Luxe Magazine’s 2016 Gold List and a feature on Phoenix Home & Garden.
Another thing that this firm upholds is its integrity and honesty. They practice an open book billing system with their clients to prove they can be completely trusted. For RD Enterprises, the highest honor it could receive is being referred by their former clients to their family and friends.
RD Enterprises’ homes transport you to the countryside through the design of their ranch-style homes. With the classic theme, are modern accents that elevate the overall look of the home. The interiors of their home are simple and elegant, in contrast to the striking exterior of the homes.
10) Castle Rock Homes
501 E. Plaza Cr Ste A Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340
Castle Rock Homes was founded by brothers Rod and Gary Fetters, after they served in the military for more than 20 years. It was their dream to build quality homes in the community and, because of their experience in the military, to deliver their service with integrity and honor.
Castle Rock Homes are made from certified Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF), resulting in a reduction of 90% carbon emission, a 30% energy savings on wood, and a lifespan of 100 years. All of their homes are made from green construction and are energy efficient, needing less repair and maintenance.
Their loyalty and dedication to ICF have garnered them numerous ICF Builder Awards, from 2011, 2012,2013,2016 and 2017. Castle Rock Homes are priced from $400K to upwards of $2 million.
9) Beacon Rock Custom Builders
7047 East Greenway Parkway Suite 250 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
Family-owned firm Beacon Rock Custom Builders has been building luxury homes since 2007. Their Litchfield Park home was picked as the 2015 Phoenix Home of Distinction, attesting to the firm’s high standards for design and craftsmanship. This home appeared several times on CBS 5, and it even raised money for Phoenix Children’s Hospital when it was opened to the public.
Beacon Rock Custom Builders is aware that building a luxury home is a tedious process, and communication between builder and homeowner is often a challenge. To address this, Beacon Rock clients receive 24/7 online access to their project management portal that contains calendars, finances, and important messages. This portal is constantly updated throughout the construction process.
Beacon Rock has cultivated connections with professionals in the field, to take their building projects to the next level. Most recently, they have worked with J&K Cabinetry, Inc. and Dream Business Coaching.
8) Wood Building and Development
37 N Hibbert Mesa, AZ, United States
Wood Building and Development has been building luxury homes in Mesa, Arizona for 25 years. Walt Wood founded the firm with the goal of making luxury homes more affordable to the community and building long-lasting relationships with his clients along the way. Walt enjoys every step of the process, even if he has to get his hands dirty. He is very familiar with all the necessary steps needed in construction and is able to determine exactly the right home that is suited for his customers’ lifestyle and budget.
Wood Building and Development provides custom home building, upscale remodeling, and hardwood floor installation, with prices ranging from $20K to upwards of $2 million. The firm is a member of the East Valley Luxury Home Association and has won multiple Hardscape and Design awards from the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute throughout their many years of service.
7) Nance Construction
15270 N. 83rd Place, Suite 200, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
For more than three decades, Nance Construction has been a leading builder in The Valley. The Brunkhorst family founded the firm in 1978 and they have never compromised the quality of their work. Today, a home built by Nance Construction has a notably higher value per square foot than that of other custom home builder. That is the result of the tried and tested Nance Way.
Nance Construction has been in the business for many years and has mastered many designs and styles of homes. Nance specializes in Historic, Rural Mediterranean, European Country, French Regency, Spanish Colonial, and French Provincial styles, and has been featured in several publications including Beautiful Homes, Phoenix Home and Garden, and House Beautiful. They were also part of Luxe Magazine’s 2017 Gold List.
The Scottsdale – based firm serves Mesa, Arizona, and the surrounding areas, and is also a licensed contractor in California. The firm’s homes have a wide price range that starts from $250K and continues to more than $1 million.
6) Schultz Development
7890 E. McClain Dr. Ste 1 Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
Schultz Development has been in the construction business for 25 years, during which time they have relied solely on repeat customers and referrals. As one of Arizona’s most trusted builders, they promise to build a superb home through excellent service and open communication. The firm offers both commercial and residential construction, but believe that residential construction is much more challenging than commercial because it is more specific and personal to their client. This is the reason why their president, John Schultz, is the personal contact of all the clients. He is involved in the design phase and has on-site supervision in the construction as well.
The firm is known for building luxury homes of varying designs in the Greater Phoenix Area, including grand Mediterranean-style villas and more traditional Manor-style homes. Their work has been featured in numerous publications, including Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine, Southwest Style, Desert Paradise, AZ Society, Sources & Design, and Luxe Magazine. They are also accredited by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Home Builders Association of Central Arizona (HBACA).
5) AFT Construction
15270 N. 83rd Place, Suite 200, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Brad Leavitt is a San Diego native who settled in Scottsdale, Arizona, a city that ignited his passion for building. While building premiere hotels and resorts, he crossed paths with David Clark. Together, with the idea that Arizona’s construction industry needed a finer touch, in 2013 they founded AFT Construction. Today, AFT Construction is one of the leading builders in Arizona, delivering construction services at competitive prices. The firm also has an in-house team of project managers, superintendents and construction supporters, all of whom have a combined experience of 110 years in the design-build industry. They also have a large network of architects, engineers, and interior designers.
AFT Construction constructs homes that are traditional and elegant, as well as those that are modern and innovative. This versatility has made the firm popular in the community. It has also landed Leavitt regular guest appearances on ABC15’s Home Hunter, and as a keynote guess on Protractor Podcast. The firm has also been featured on House Tour on the Caesarstone’s website and in The Interior Collective, and Luxe Magazine. AFT Construction was named the 2017 and 2018 “Best of the Valley” by Arizona Foothills Magazine and received a 2017 Design Excellence Award from American Society of Interior Designers as well.
4) Fratantoni Luxury Estates
9811 E. Bell Rd. Suite 105 Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
Fratantoni Luxury Estates is one of Arizona’s most distinguished licensed custom luxury home builders. Fratantoni is a full-service firm with in-house architects, builders, and interior designers, all of whom are masters of building in any style, from Contemporary to Spanish. This firm has an impressive clientele that includes famous athletes, owners of major NBA teams, and Fortune 500 executives. Its 30 years in the business is a testament to its superior craftsmanship. The firm’s founder, Sam Fratantoni, saw that the luxury home industry at the time lacked contracts with organized systems of check and balances. This inspired him to build his firm on the principle of “constant and never-ending improvement”.
Fratantoni ensures that it knows all their clients’ likes and dislikes by encouraging them to answer a questionnaire before construction that reflects all their needs. The firm also gives its clients the liberty to choose from their in-house architects and interior designers. Fratantoni’s extensive portfolio of high-end homes are found across Arizona and California. Throughout the years, their upscale designs have garnered them the DesignBuilder of the Year 2014 Award by Arizona Foothills Magazine and several features in Luxury Home Magazine and Harth & Home Magazine.
3) Stonecreek Building Company
3764 East Oasis Circle Mesa, AZ 85215
A builder by blood, Joe Costello established Stonecreek Building Company in 1993 in hopes of challenging how builders design the architecture of their homes. Stonecreek Building Company’s designs are set apart; its modern homes are usually found in prestigious urban neighborhoods, and stand out in the beige landscape of the desert.
The firm works with the industry’s most sought-after architects to bring their designs to the next level. Some of the architects they work with are Carson Architecture and Design, Biegner-Murff Architects, and Gordon Rogers Architects, among others. Many of their stand-out designs have been featured in publications such as Phoenix Home & Garden, Luxe Magazine, Sources, and Arizona Foothills Magazine. Two of their homes have also won the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards. The firm’s upscale one-of-a-kind homes are priced starting at $250K and continue upwards of $8 million.
2) Argue Custom Homes
18801 N.Thompson Peak Pkwy. Suite 380 Scottsdale, AZ 85255
One of the Valley’s most prestigious home builders Argue Custom Homes has been building fine custom homes for nearly two decades. Argue is the trusted builder of the prestigious Silverleaf, Estancia, Troon and Fulton Ranch communities, and has built over 150 homes in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Cave Creek, Phoenix, GIlbert, and Mesa. In addition to offering top-of-the-line first homes, vacation homes, and retirement homes, Argue gives quality customer service to their clients.
Tom Argue, the founder of Argue Custom Homes, started as a commercial and environmental builder in California but found his passion in his home state of Arizona when he decided to make luxury homes. Tom’s previous experience in environmental construction shines through his designs, using landscapes to accent his Mediterranean homes. The firm’s remarkable designs have been featured in many publications, including Phoenix Home & Garden, Arizona Foothills, Epic Places, and DuPont Registry.
The firm has also garnered many accolades, including being part of Luxe Magazine’s 2016 Gold List, and Arizona Foothills Magazine’s “Best Custom Home Builder and “Best Luxury Home Builder” from 2012-2016.
1) Cullum Homes
8408 E. Shea Blvd., Suite D-100 Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
With over 30 years in the business, it’s no wonder that second-generation, family-owned firm Cullum Homes is famous for their excellence and innovation in making luxury homes in Arizona. Cullum has built most of the luxury homes found in the most prestigious villages found in the Valley. They are proud to be a single-source provider of the industry’s best in the field with their in-house architects, project managers, construction managers, and builders.
They might be one of the oldest firms in Arizona, but their innovative operations include an interactive software system that is a “one-stop-shop” for all the documents, specification sheets, photographs, confirmations, and approvals. This system could be accessed from anywhere in the world 24/7 and it could even open a question and answer dialogue between the builder and homeowner.
Their modern luxury homes are very family-friendly, being grand and elegant, but at the same time, functional and practical. Their designs have been featured in several publications, including Luxe Magazine, Modern Luxury, Phoenix Home and Garden, and Builder Magazine.
Cullum Homes has received many awards throughout their years of service. Their latest awards include Phoenix Business Journal’s “Top Custom Home Builder” and “Top Family Owned Business in Arizona” from 2012 to 2017, part of Luxe Magazine’s Gold list last 2014 and 2016, Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America last 2014 and 2015, 2017 ICF Builder Awards Best Development for the Village at Mountain Shadows, and a 2017 Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME)/Home Builder’s Association of Central Arizona’s Best Custom Home Builder.
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