The city of Mesa in Maricopa County is a city thriving with industry. Across the sectors of healthcare, education, aerospace, aviation, defense, tourism, and technology, Mesa sees economic growth every year. These businesses look to the best commercial contractors in Mesa, Arizona to help with their building and remodeling projects.

Our editorial team selected these builders for their background, experience, and ability to meet and exceed the construction needs of a wide range of local industries. 

Concord General Contracting 

2240 West Broadway Road, Suite 105, Mesa, AZ 85202

Concord General Contracting was established in 1972 by brothers Jim and Gary Jackson as a commercial contracting company in Arizona. Today, the firm is led by Grenee Martacho, who oversees Concord’s comprehensive offerings. Those services include design-build, construction management, and competitive bid delivery methods. 

An example of the firm’s work is the Mesa Grande Ruins Visitor’s Center, which Concord completed in collaboration with the architect Historic Streetscapes. A representative of the Arizona Museum of Natural History said the firm and its team always held themselves to the highest standards while working. Concord did not lose focus on the project and client needs, which is why the visitor’s center turned out to be such a success. 

Wolverine Builders, Inc.

3654 N Power Road, Building 9, Suite #152, Mesa, AZ 85215

James “Jimmy” Kimmel founded Wolverine Builders as a commercial general construction company capable of serving surgical centers, offices, and medical office clients, as well as the retail, industrial, and restaurant markets. Jimmy is joined in the firm’s leadership by Thomas M. Couch Sr., who has extensive experience with development projects in the industrial, medical office, restaurants, and retail markets. In all, Thomas has been involved in more than $300 million dollars of construction, development projects, and real estate transactions. Another significant member of the firm is Luke Plzak. Luke is the Vice President and Director of the Estimating Department. Has been in the industry for over 10 years bringing a very versatile skill set to the business that helps round out the team and further assures their future success.

The firm’s notable clients include Crust Restaurants, Star, Arizona Spine and Disc Centers, Coldwell Banker, Gyro King, Mountain West Industrial Properties, and the University of Arizona. Some clients—such as Mountain West—have spoken about the firm’s reliability and quality work. The firm completed a tenant improvement for the company on time and on budget, without overcharging the client with multiple change orders. The end result, in the client’s own words, was “a happy tenant and a satisfied landlord.” 

Builders Guild, Inc.

4950 East Ingram Street, Mesa, AZ 85205

Builders Guild, Inc. (BGI) is a full-service general contractor that has successfully completed projects exceeding $254,000,000 in Arizona since its establishment in 1980. The firm is led by its president and CFO, Kathryn Carter, who is responsible for the company’s daily operations and management as well as its marketing and business development. Under her leadership, the firm enjoys memberships with Southwest Safety Training Alliance and the National Safety Council, where all BGI personnel have successfully completed the Southwest Safety Training Alliance 16-Hour Construction Safety Course. The firm’s team has also completed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Construction Outreach Training Course. 

One example of the firm’s work is the Bella Angela Retail Plaza in Phoenix. The project—completed for owner JAML, Inc.—involved the construction of a new 18,871-square-foot retail center and was completed in collaboration with architect Kubicek Architects & Associates, Inc. The retail center includes Building “A,” which has 20ea “Vanilla” Suites. Meanwhile, Building “B” is a stand-alone shell for a future restaurant. 

Fleming Complete

1736 S Nevada Way, Mesa, AZ 85204

Based in Mesa, Fleming Complete is a builder whose construction know-how is based firmly in its eighteen years in the Phoenix market. The firm has spent this time constructing commercial buildings from the ground up. Its focus is 100% on the commercial segment, making the firm more than qualified to cater to the specialized needs of commercial clients. The firm is led by Missouri State University graduate, Aaron Wolf. Under his leadership, the firm has been certified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and is affiliated with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Association for Economic Development, and the Associated General Contractors of America.

One example of the firm’s work is for Hawker Beechcraft Services. As the project manager, the firm was able to successfully complete two 25,800-square-foot hangars and a 24,000-square-foot office complex. The project included the erection of the metal buildings, lighting, office space creation, finish work, as well as parking lot and landscape creation.

Affordable Commercial Construction

1610 N Rosemont, Suite 101, Mesa, AZ 85205

Affordable Commercial Construction is a Mesa-based builder with a focus on the construction and remodeling of commercial projects. The firm’s owner and CEO, Harold Farnsworth, has worked on a number of construction projects in the valley, gaining experience and skills in project coordination, estimating, drafting, and design. As a result of completing major generator and electrical upgrades for Data Centers over the last 5 years, the firm started doing business as Data Design Build in 2018. 

An example of the firm’s work is for the Arizona-based grocery store chain Bashas.’ The family-owned chain is known throughout the state as a prime purveyor of goods. Over the years, the firm has completed numerous Bashas’ markets across the State of Arizona. These renovations have included sales floors, bakeries, cart corrals, delis, produce sections, and restrooms. 

True Performance Construction

21424 N 7th Avenue, Suite 2, Phoenix, AZ 85027

True Performance Construction is a commercial contractor whose philosophy for commercial construction is all about creating an environment for business success and growth. The firm has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and is led by president Steve Watson; he ensures that the firm provides exemplary service and expertise as well as strict adherence to the client’s budget and timeline.

An example of the firm’s work is the American Traffic Solutions (ATS) facility in Mesa. ATS is known to be a leading provider of traffic safety, mobility, and compliance solutions. The company relocated to Mesa from its offices in Tempe and Scottsdale. Now, ATS enjoys a convenient location near a shopping center, restaurants, a theater, a park, and the Cubs stadium. The company is also close to Arizona State University and Tempe Town Lake. 

Farnsworth Construction Company

4447 E Broadway Road, #109, Mesa, AZ 85206

Farnsworth Construction Company is a commercial general contractor with over thirty years of experience serving the Phoenix metropolitan area. The firm has been in the building industry since 1958 and has completed projects in Mesa, Phoenix, and Arizona’s metro areas. It was founded by Ross Farnsworth Sr., whose practice is based on quality products, award-winning service, and absolute value. The firm’s current president is John Arnett, who sees to it that these values continue to be observed in the firm’s current practice. 

An example of the firm’s work is the Carmel Professional Plaza. The shopping mall, located in Chandler, was completed in 2007 in collaboration with the architecture firm Bollinger & Cardenas. It features low-pitched tile roofs that echo the warm Mediterranean, as well as a yellow, almost brown, color palette to suit the desert surroundings. There is also abundant parking space, enough to accommodate busy shoppers from all over the state.

Sterling CM

1660 N Rosemont, Suite 103, Mesa, AZ 85205

Arizona-based Sterling CM is a general contracting firm comprising a team of skilled professionals with over 150 years of combined commercial and residential construction experience. The firm is led by owner and CEO Garrett Blackwell, who ensures that the firm stays an industry leader in pre-construction services. The firm accomplishes that goal by assisting its clients in developing the project scope, budget, and timelines prior to construction start.

Sterling has the resources and experience to complete the most challenging, innovative, and exciting projects. Often, these projects involve tight timetables, hard budgets, and occupied spaces. An example of the firm’s work in this kind of project is the Healthy Eyes Care Fit Optical in Phoenix. The project involved a 2500-square-foot design-build, tenant improvement to a state-of-the-art Optical and Optometrist Office. The office is vibrant and wide, housing a reception area, offices, exam rooms and a display space where clients can be personally fitted for eye and sunglasses. Overall, the firm was able to help the facility gain a great new look while maintaining its professional feel.

Premier Contracting & Remodeling

64 E Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282

Premier Contracting & Remodeling is a commercial and residential general contractor offering both construction and remodeling services to the greater Phoenix metro area. The firm is led by Armand Smith, a local builder with over forty years of construction experience with complete ground-up builds for projects ranging up to several million. To date, Armand has completed many construction projects from custom home builds to large office complexes.

One example of the firm’s work is this restaurant remodel. Even without occupants, this bar is the perfect picture of warmth and company, thanks to its brick walls and intimate seating. The dim lighting also adds to the atmosphere, setting the mood for a night of fun with friends. Uniquely, the light fixtures are also in theme with the bar, coming in the shape of wine bottles. On this project the firm made sure to live up to its goal of making a commercial space speak for its identity as a business, which led to enhancing the client’s reputation and bringing in more revenue.