Staying indoors for the past year has left many of us wandering inside our homes and discovering the updates our homes need. From simple interior changes to major renovations, general contractors play a role in keeping our homes fresh. Key West, Florida is filled with firms with plenty of expertise when it comes to remodeling.

This list compiles the best general contractors operating in the area. Each contractor has been carefully chosen based on their years of experience, the services they offer, and the recognition in the press they have received. For a home renovation that combines design and quality, take a look at our list below. 

NEYRA Construction

510 Greene Street, 1st Floor., Key West, FL 33040 

High-caliber construction and an eye for exceptional design have built NEYRA Construction’s reputation among clients all over Key West. Patricia Neyra leads the team’s design and construction professionals in bringing upscale properties to life. Its team of licensed professionals is capable of delivering remarkable residential construction and commercial structures.   

The company’s services include exterior renovation, complete remodeling, new construction, and restaurant construction. One of the firm’s residential renovations is the Julia Street project. It features a modern minimalist design with an open floor plan. The home displays a combination of wooden and glass materials in neutral tones of white and brown creating a clean and fresh look. 

One Call Construction

1901 Flagler Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 

One Call Construction is a Key West-based general contractor specializing in a wide range of home renovation and construction services. David Pouliot leads a team of LEED Accredited Professionals committed to high-quality construction service and memorable structures. Its design team thoroughly collaborates with its builders to create a harmonious process from concept to completion.

Its work is dominated by classic and traditional home remodels. One of its eye-catching home remodels in Key West features a sophisticated bath. Its white and silver tones create a transitional, clean design. The soft sophisticated design will surely make residents and guests alike feel relaxed.    

Kanga Construction

1106 Elgin Lane, Key West, FL 33040

Kanga Construction is one of Key West’s most trusted full-service general construction firms. Industry experts Scott Hutton and Bill Defelice founded the company banking on their combined experience of over 50 years. Its team comprises skilled and licensed builders knowledgeable about home building and complex remodeling services. The firm has been praised by its clients for its impressive work, professional work ethics, and efficient project turnover. 

Its portfolio is a mix of projects, including new construction, restoration, woodworking, and design services. One of the firm’s most notable home remodels is the “Love Muscle House” established in 1892. The historic home in Key West sought the remodeling expertise of Kanga to bring back its charming appeal. The team worked on the complete renovation of the interior and exterior parts of the home. The restored home features a brand new kitchen, a private outdoor shower, and updated rooms.    

Bird Construction

3626 Eagle Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 

Established in 1985, Bird Construction is one of the longest-serving general contractors in Key West. The firm specializes in construction services including historic preservation, renovation, and green building. Its team is also well-equipped to serve clients with interior design, project management, and pre-development consultation services. The firm is led by seasoned builder Rick Bird who practices a high level of craftsmanship and provides keen attention to detail.  

Bird Construction’s portfolio features its award-winning projects from new construction to preservation projects. This stunning home located in Caroline Street features a combination of modern and traditional designs. The team provided restoration, remodeling, and home addition services. Take a look at this kitchen featuring a  spacious linear plan complete with state-of-the-art appliances and spacious counter space.  

Barracuda Builders of Key West

5601 3rd Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 

Barracuda Builders of Key West is one of the city’s leading contractors specializing in custom homes and home remodels. With deep experience in construction, Bryan Wofsey effectively leads the firm’s skilled builders. Because of its unmatched services, its clients have repeatedly praised the firm’s seamless, efficient services. The team offers its clients a variety of services including construction management, estimating, residential and commercial construction, and permits. 

An eclectic mix of textures and design pieces make up this charming Love Lane home. This is just one of Barracuda Builders’ captivating home remodeling projects. The team was asked to renovate the home and pay homage to the artistic lifestyle Key West represents. The home has served as a muse for several writers including Bill Wright, Judith Kazantis, Russell Baker, and David Halberstram.  


  • 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