Noted for being among the fastest growing cities in Utah, West Jordan provides its residents with a dense suburban feel. A large portion of its population own their own homes and so the city provides them with numerous parks and great public schools.

This list showcases ten of the area’s best and leading general contractors who were chosen based on their experiences, portfolios, and skills.


Jackson & LeRoy

4980 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Jackson & LeRoy provides a complete and comprehensive range of services and operates out of its office in Salt Lake City. The firm is especially regarded for its new homes, renovations, and estate management work. Jackson & LeRoy adheres to the highest standards and is noted for its meticulous processes. Composed of a talented team of professionals and artisans, the firm only makes use of the best materials available. Its estate management services in particular were designed to help homeowners maintain their new homes and offer support whenever something is in need of repair. Since its establishment, the company has had the opportunity to secure relationships with some of the area’s best and leading architects, interior designers, and landscape architects. 

The project above is an excellent embodiment of the firm’s talent and expertise. For this contemporary space, the firm’s team opted for glass walls to allow in a rich amount of light and provide excellent views of the surrounding area. The firm has amassed numerous awards from various organizations and features in publications like Professional Remodeler and Qualified Remodeler.


Ironwood Custom Builders

2825 East Cottonwood Pkwy., Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Headquartered in the heart of Salt Lake City, Ironwood Custom Homes is an award-winning and nationally recognized firm. It specializes in both custom home building and extensive remodeling. The firm has worked in every phase and aspect of the process, which has allowed it to curate an outstanding portfolio for itself. These include residential construction spaces, custom home remodels, basement finishes, home additions, and high-end custom homes. The company has had the opportunity to work on some of the best neighborhoods to live in not only in Salt Lake City but also in Sugar House, Murray, Taylorsville, Holladay, West Jordan, and Cottonwood Heights. Ironwood also maintains affiliations with vital organizations like the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The photo below depicts the firm’s talent for bathroom remodels.

Regardless of whether it’s a full or half bath, the firm can take on a project. In this space above, the firm opted for a contemporary look for the space. It had beautiful wood finishes and neutral palettes.


Hess Construction

3530 South 6000 West, West Valley City, UT 84128

Hess Construction specializes in both residential and commercial projects. It operates out of its office in West Valley City and is particularly noted for its extensive remodels. The firm achieves its results through maintaining affiliations with organizations like the NAHB, the Home Builders Association of Utah, and Build Green Utah. With over three decades of industry experience, Hess is a family-owned and operated business that is led by its founder, Arden D. Hess. Under his leadership, the firm utilizes a highly team-oriented approach and coordinates closely with its architects and designers. Since the company’s inception, the firm has worked on countless projects, from spaces spanning 1,500 square feet to 15,000 square feet. 

The firm is able to take on projects regardless of the complexity, specializing in custom designed wine rooms, craft rooms, cabinetry, shelving, beam wraps, and mantels.


Fine Custom Construction

1533 E. Murray Holladay Rd., Millcreek, UT 84117

Fine Custom Construction specializes in every phase and aspect of the entire process. Since its establishment, the firm has curated an outstanding portfolio for itself composed of several home additions, kitchens, main floors, new home build outs, and large-scale home remodels. Over the years, the firm has also  established an excellent clientele for itself. 

The firm was founded in 2001 by Mark Blankman. Mark is an experienced builder, who first got his glimpse into the industry at an early age. His skills include whole home remodels and multi-story hotels. Under his leadership, the firm has been the proud recipient of countless Chrysalis Awards. It is also proud to have been named Contractor of the Year by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).

Depicted above is one of the firm’s best spaces. Located in the heart of Salt Lake, this whole home remodel entailed removing several walls to open up by its kitchen. It also reconfigured the home’s bathrooms, installed an all-new laundry room, and expanded its kitchen.  


Northstar Builders

1059 E. 900 S. Suite 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Northstar Builders has built a solid reputation for its luxury residential and commercial services. It operates out of its office in Salt Lake City and is also regarded for its excellent development work. Since its establishment, Northstar has become one of the area’s fastest-growing boutique developers and has had the opportunity to work with some of Utah’s best engineers and architects. The firm is experienced in every phase and aspect of the entire process and assists each client throughout the process. The firm helps to locate land, oversee design, and work on papers and research. The photo below is a stellar example of the company’s expertise.

For this kitchen, the firm’s team opted for wood paneled floors and a large kitchen island. The home includes beautiful white backsplashes and unique fixtures, an open floor plan, and minimalist touches.


Russell & Co.

2625 E. 3300 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Russell & Co. specializes in custom home remodels, home additions, and new build outs. Russell is a small firm that emphasizes the importance of making use of a highly hands-on approach. Since its establishment, the company has worked in some of the most sought-after communities in Salt Lake Valley, Park City, and Summit County. With over two decades of industry experience, Russell & Co. draws inspiration from the vision of its founder, owner, and namesake, Matt Russell. 

Matt first got his glimpse into the industry working with remodeling contractors during his time in college. During that time, he was able to work on various spaces throughout Manhattan. One of its most impressive projects was remodeling the Prince of Saudi Arabia’s penthouse.


Blu Company 

5320 W. Wellspark Rd. #11, West Jordan, UT 84094

Founded in 1983, the BLU Company operates out of its headquarters in West Jordan. The firm’s principals and owners first gained experience framing homes. Later, they eventually moved to taking on larger projects in California where they designed and constructed various custom home additions. Eventually, they  returned to Utah to develop land and begin their general contracting careers. The firm works with some of the area’s best and leading subcontractors, who are all licensed and insured. The firm’s portfolio displays a wide range of designs and types of space. The photo below is a great example of its kitchen work.

For this kitchen, the firm’s team chose  unique lighting and fixtures. It also implemented rustic brick backsplashes, granite countertops, and custom cabinetry.


Evergreen Construction

8805 South Long Dr., West Jordan, UT 84088

With over two decades of industry experience, Evergreen Construction specializes in custom home remodeling and construction design. The firm takes great pride in its countless projects and comprehensive range of services, building an excellent clientele list for itself. Uniquely, Evergreen offers custom furniture and handyman services, allowing more customization in its work. The firm specializes in basement finishes, kitchen remodels, and bathroom work.

The photo above embodies one of the firm’s projects. For this kitchen, it opted for granite countertops together with minimalist finishes. It also designed a large kitchen island that extends to a breakfast bar.


Renovation Brothers

5788 S. 1145 E., Murray, UT 84121

Renovation Brothers offers a full and comprehensive range of general contracting services. These services include new home construction, interior design, and extensive remodeling work. The firm is the product of two talented brothers and professionals, Mike and Peter Karniayenka. Together, they have worked with some of the area’s best craftsmen. With over 15 years of industry experience, Renovation Brothers is a local family-owned and operated business that extends its services throughout Utah. Under the vision of Mike and Peter, the company has completed countless projects in a wide variety of architectural themes.

The photo above features an elegant look. The renovation entailed an extensive overhaul and various updates, with an open floor plan and high ceilings.


Weathers Construction & Remodel

South Jordan, UT 84095

As its name suggests, Weathers provides a complete and comprehensive range of construction and remodeling services. It works throughout South Jordan and other nearby areas. This has allowed it to take on spaces in Salt Lake City and the entirety of the Salt Lake Valley. Aside from its residential work, the firm has also taken various commercial spaces. The firm has a vast portfolio composed of new homes, basements, kitchens, bathrooms, and extensive renovations. Showcased below is one of the company’s finished works.

For this project, the firm opted for wood paneled flooring with clean lines as minimal touches throughout the space. The firm also installed custom cabinetry and unique fixtures throughout the space to add some flair.

Author

  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and 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 General Contractors, 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