Located in the counties of Adams and Jefferson, Westminster is one of Colorado’s most populous cities and is noted to house various leading employers in a variety of market sectors. With a large percentage of the city’s population being composed of young professionals and growing families, the city of Westminster has grown a suburban atmosphere. Residents here enjoy numerous restaurants, coffee shops, and parks and often own their own homes.
This list showcases ten of Westminster’s best and leading general contractors behind some of its most beautiful homes and spaces. Our editorial team curated this list based on each firm’s portfolio, impressive backgrounds, and unique range of skills.
12300 W 49th Pl. Unit #2, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Cillessen Construction offers a complete range of residential and commercial renovation and building services. Operating out of its office in Wheat Ridge, the firm draws inspiration from its years of working in and around the industry. It showcases an affinity for multiple challenging architectural vernaculars and assists its clients throughout the entire process. The firm was first established in the 1970’s in Arvada and started out as a small firm that mostly specialized in small residential work. It has since expanded and grew to be able to handle multimillion-dollar commercial projects that include offices, sports centers, and retail spaces.
The photo above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise for renovation work. Completed back in 2018, this project entailed an extensive remodel of this mid-century home that was first built in 1957. For this project, the firm opted for a design-build process. Its team reconfigured its entryway and staircase and also worked on an all-new addition. The house has a beautiful open concept layout, a two-sided fireplace, metal railings, and wand-crafted walnut main door.
Jim Black Construction
12279 Pennsylvania St., Thornton, CO 80241
Jim Black Construction extends its services throughout the Denver Metropolitan area and has had the opportunity to take on projects in various locations in Colorado. It is a full-service general contracting firm with a specialization in property restoration services. The company is composed of a talented and experienced team of project managers, licensed professionals, and superintendents and uniquely offers various subdivisions for niche needs such as roofing and water mitigation. Aside from its residential work, the firm also works on commercial, governmental, and educational projects. Jim Black has been in business since 1981 and has established long-term partnerships with countless clients and leading subcontractors.
The firm takes great pride in the great reviews it has received through the years. It is also no stranger to acclaim, having been awarded various distinctions. Most recently, it was named by CO Biz Magazine as among its Top 50 Family-Owned Companies.
Paramount Remodeling CO
8105 W I-25 Frontage Rd. Unit 5, Frederick, CO 80516
Founded in 1976, Paramount Remodeling is composed of some of the best designers, architects, and trade partners. It draws inspiration from over 200 years of combined experience and is regarded for its ability to take on projects regardless of size or complexity. The firm makes use of a highly meticulous and hands-on process and assists clients with everything, from preconstruction to finishing touches. This includes site analysis, permits, and helping with architect and designer selection. Uniquely, the firm provides its clients online access during the process. This allows them to oversee everything smoothly and go through permits, selections, financial decisions, and other important documents.
The photo above is an excellent example of the firm’s expertise. For this space, the firm’s team opted for large floor-to-ceiling glass windows on one wall, clean finishes, and a custom brick fireplace.
Ascent Builders, Inc.
11990 Grant Street Suite 550, Northglenn, CO 80233
Established in 2006, Ascent Builders is the brainchild of two corporate executives who are regarded for their commitment to the highest standards. Under their leadership, the firm draws inspiration from over five decades of collective industry experience. Together, they have completed all of their spaces on time and within the agreed-upon budget. The company is also noted for its competitive pricing. Clients may also expect remote access through its own unique software that allows them to communicate with their team, read up on the latest information regarding their project, and go through various necessary documents.
The photo above depicts one of the firm’s best completed kitchens. Some great elements our editorial team loved from this project include its excellent backsplashes and granite countertops. We also loved its kitchen island and breakfast bar, in addition to its paneled flooring and overhead lighting.
P.O. Box 351388, Westminster, CO 80035
Headquartered in Westminster, Crossroads Construction is one of the oldest building contractors in Denver and draws inspiration from nearly eight decades of experience. The firm specializes in both commercial and residential projects and showcases a craft for both ground-up and renovation projects. Interested clients may avail of its free estimates. The firm is family owned-and-operated and since its establishment, has had the opportunity to work on over 5,135 projects. Composed of 12 skilled professionals, Crossroads has worked in and out of the Denver metro area, in addition to various neighborhoods along the Front Range.
The photo above is one of the firm’s best bathrooms. The completed project has a consistent color palette and a unique separate walk-8in shower. It also has custom cabinetry and clean minimalist finishes for a unique, modern and functional space.
Bunn & Sons Home Renovations
11001 W 120th Ave. #400, Broomfield, CO 80021
As its name suggests, Bunn & Sons specializes in home renovations and operates out of its office in Broomfield. The company is regarded for its comprehensive processes and thoughtful designs. Its portfolio depicts several excellent kitchen remodels, master suites, basement renovations, and entire house remodels. The company offers interested clients with no obligation and free initial consultations. The firm is personally led by its owners, Tom and Brook Bunn. Tom first got a glimpse into the industry by working with his father at an early age. He has a particular love for working on bathroom, kitchen, and basement remodels. Brook, on the other hand, primarily handles the company’s back-office work. The photo below best showcases the firm’s expertise.
This project was a whole house remodel located in Arvada. The firm’s team reworked its bathrooms and master suite. The bathroom has a sleek choice of trim and flooring throughout, in addition to its homey wood finishes and custom fireplace.
KF Bacher Construction LLC
Denver, Colorado 80234
KF Bacher Construction is a family owned-and-operated business that has been working in the area for nearly four decades. The company specializes in both custom home building and remodeling and has completed various spaces in the Denver metro area. With many successful projects under its belt, the firm receives many referral clients. It is also an active member of NARI, assuring homeowners that it maintains and utilizes only the best and latest industry techniques. Since its establishment, the firm has been featured in various publications such as Luxe Magazine.
The photo above was one of its projects featured in Luxe. Spanning 5,600 square feet, this home entailed an extensive remodel in Parkhill. It features great custom built-in closets, a study, and an entertainment center. The home has exquisite interior millwork that matches the original trim from 1905.
Westminster, CO 80030
Sterling Steel extends its services throughout Colorado’s Front Range and offers a comprehensive range of residential remodel and renovation construction services. The firm is especially regarded for its high-end luxury home renovations in addition to custom build-outs. It begins its process with an initial comprehensive consultation, followed by a design and planning process whereby creative 3D renderings are created. Project management then ensues by the company’s highly skilled team of professionals. This allows Sterling Steel to complete all of its projects on-time and within the agreed-upon budget, which has resulted in a stellar portfolio.
Showcased above is a highlight from Sterling Steel’s kitchen remodels. For this space, the firm utilized differentiating color and texture to create interest in this space: green tile, two-toned wood and white cabinetry, unique overhead lighting, refinished wood flooring, and a large custom waterfall island.
3400 Industrial Lane Suite 1A, Broomfield, CO 80020
CR Contracting operates out of its office in Broomfield and is a full-service general contractor. It is also an expert in the design-build process, allowing it to keep the entire process in-house. The firm draws inspiration from its team’s collective years of experience in the industry. It specializes in comprehensive kitchen space planning, bathroom renovations, basement finishing, and new home construction work along with other services. Likewise, its portfolio depicts several home additions, structural renovations, and custom cabinetry design.
In the bathroom project above, the firm opted for beautiful wood element finishes. Its team also worked on the custom vanity, as well as the bathroom’s storage design.