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The Best General Contractors in Arizona

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In recent years, Arizona’s construction sector has undergone significant growth and expansion, propelled by the state’s pleasant weather, stunning landscapes, and affordable cost of living. This surge in popularity has resulted in a heightened demand for residential properties. If you are new to Arizona and are seeking the expertise of a general contractor, here is a list of the state’s best general contracting firms. These businesses all have years of expertise and are well-known industry leaders. They have constructed homes suited for the state’s dry, hot temperature, guaranteeing homeowners a long-lasting and comfortable residence.

JKC Inc.

1820 N Center St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Since 1994, JKC Inc. has been a trusted home builder for designing and constructing homes across Northern Arizona. Its expertise covers various architectural styles, including Rustic, Traditional, Transitional, and Modern. Owner Jeff Knorr is deeply passionate about the Flagstaff community and actively contributes his time and resources to support the town. With a strong commitment to quality and long-term service, the firm stands behind its work and assures customers that they can rely on its skills. Previous clients have commended its reliability and the lasting solutions it provides, whether the firm is working on a dream home or investing in a property.

This traditional home was modernized by the JKC team to meet the changing demands of the family. To address the homeowner’s concerns, the firm enhanced the space’s brightness in order to create a clean, welcoming environment. A Jack-and-Jill suite for the kids and visitors was created by reconfiguring the second level, and the master suite was also remodeled by the team to make room for a new vanity area.

Homework Remodels

4105 N 20th St. Ste. 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Homework Remodels is made up of known experts in creating additions and transforming homes, kitchens, bathrooms. It caters to diverse preferences, tailoring each space depending on its client’s needs and wants. The firm employs a team of certified general contractors, each with extensive experience working on both old and new homes across Phoenix and the nearby areas. Previous clients have praised the firm’s top-notch design and construction services that have helped them bring their home improvement dreams to life.

This kitchen remodel brought the firm recognition as the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)’s Contractor of the Year (CotY) in Scottsdale. It also received the Best of Show Award for a Kitchen Remodel over $150,000 from NARI Greater Phoenix. Previously having had builder-grade cabinets, limited storage, and an awkward layout, the homeowners now have a spacious and comfortable space that works well for the family. Their new space includes plenty of storage space, an island with seating, a triple column, and a stunning marble backsplash imported from France. It also features a metallic custom faux finish on the ceiling that matches the dining space.

Eren Design & Remodel

55 North Avenida De La Vista, Tucson, AZ 85710

Eren Design & Remodel’s mission is to help homeowners unlock the full potential of their homes in ways they never thought possible. Since 1986, it has provided award-winning home design services to clients in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, and Catalina Foothills, with a specialization in home remodeling. The firm is committed to excellence and exceptional customer service, which has earned the firm a number of impressive accolades. These include being named as the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA) Remodeler of the Year, as well as receiving the Qualified Remodeler – QR Master Design Award.

Owner and CEO Janice Donald manages the firm’s daily operations, accompanied by co-owner and project manager Terry Donald. They are both active members of reputable organizations in the residential construction industry, including the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the US Green Building Council (USGBC) NARI, and SAHBA. Janice is also a Certified Age-In-Place specialist, reflecting her commitment to helping seniors and older adults live safely as they age by incorporating a universal design and safety features into the space.

Mariano and Co

7125 E Southern Ave.​ Ste. 103, Mesa, AZ 85209

Based in the East Valley of Phoenix, Mariano & Co., LLC offers a comprehensive range of home improvement services, specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodels. It has a 14-year history in the business and maintains strong partnerships with suppliers who share its values. Headed by owner Vic Mariano, the firm aims to provide top-tier remodeling experiences by prioritizing clients, superior service, and value for money. Its approach is certified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) – Mesa Chapter and the Better Business Bureau.

As part of this project completed by Mariano and Co, the kitchen, laundry room, hall bathroom, and master bathroom were all renovated. With the firm’s renovations, the master bathroom includes a freestanding tub, a subdivided glass block shower enclosure, personalized vanities, and a drop-down counter for cosmetics. While the guest bathroom has a customized vanity and gorgeous textured tiles, the laundry room and hallway feature matching cabinets. The firm updated the kitchen’s color scheme and added stained cabinets and quartzite countertops, all while keeping the original stone hood.

Premier Kitchen & Bath

16035 N 80th St. Ste. D, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Founded in 1994, Premier Kitchen & Bath is a reputable local contractor specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Despite using a simplified process that clients can easily follow, the Premier team still guides clients throughout the entirety of their projects. The firm’s in-house team of artisans are some of the industry’s best-performing professionals and still undergo regular training. The firm’s efforts to offer a stress-free and uncomplicated remodeling experience have been acknowledged with awards such as being named the Top Qualified Remodeling Contractor in 2014 and 2016. Premier also holds an A+ rating from the BBB and a 95% rating from GuildQuality.

Known for creating luxurious and relaxing spaces, one popular option that Premier offers is the inclusion of Japanese soaking tubs, which can bring a unique touch of elegance and tranquility to its bathrooms. These tubs are designed for deep relaxation, creating a spa-like atmosphere, because the firm understands that bathrooms should be a serene retreat where homeowners can fully unwind and rejuvenate. Its team ensures that these factors are considered in order to deliver clients with a harmonious blend of relaxation and luxury.

Phoenix Home Remodeling

6700 W Chicago St. #1, Chandler, AZ 85226

Phoenix Home Remodeling delivers kitchen and bathroom remodeling services to clients in Ahwatukee, Phoenix South Mountain area, Laveen, Sun Lakes, Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, and Mesa. It aims to eliminate common frustration with these projects by using an organized, process-oriented, and tech-driven approach that ensures clients have a smooth, hassle-free remodeling experience. Previous clients have come to enjoy their dream spaces and proudly share them with their family, friends, and neighbors, leading them to commend the team’s respectfulness, responsiveness, and reliability. 

The homeowner of this featured bathroom previously worked with Phoenix Home Remodeling on a kitchen renovation project. Impressed with the firm’s work, she rehired the team to improve the master bathroom and create a modern, open space. The Phoenix Home Remodeling team demolished the dividing walls and replaced them with custom shower glass. Meanwhile, mint green mosaic pebbles mixed with natural stones were used to add character to the space while complementing the lightly veined porcelain shower walls. Darker floor tiles were also installed to contrast with the bright white shaker cabinets.


  • 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