Arvada is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Area. The city is known for its great historic and commercial districts and offers its residents a wide range of, restaurants, lounges, and parks. Below our editorial team has listed five of the area’s leading general contractors, the names behind some of Arvada’s most recognizable commercial spaces. Several of these companies are proud recipients of various industry awards, and they have also been featured in multiple impressive industry publications.

Golden Triangle Construction (GTC)

8008 Raspberry Way, Frederick, CO 80504

Otherwise known as GTC, Golden Triangle Construction operates out of its office in Frederick and extends its services throughout the area surrounding it. The company offers its clients a complete and comprehensive range of commercial construction services. It draws inspiration from over four decades of industry experience and adheres to the highest standards. The company’s portfolio showcases a stellar and diverse range of spaces from the education, retail, commercial office, and industrial markets. The firm has also taken on several financial and medical institutions, parks and recreational facilities, and various municipal projects. The project below is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise.

Completed for the Canyon Gate Plaza, this project is located in Boulder. On this project, the firm’s team worked in close collaboration with the professionals over at Hartronft Associates. It entailed designing a 28,000 square foot office and retail shopping center with a parking garage.

Milender White Construction

12655 W. 54th Drive, Arvada, CO 80002

Headquartered in the heart of Arvada, Milender White Construction is composed of a talented and experienced team of professionals. It also has offices in Newport Beach and Los Angeles. The company employs various sustainability practices in its work, assuring clients of the efficiency of the spaces it builds. The firm takes great pride in the stellar reviews it has received through the years and its expertise in a wide range of architectural vernaculars. Depicted below is one of its best. 

Located in Denver, this facility was completed for RK Mechanical. It spans over 10,400 square feet and houses both office spaces and training classrooms. The brand remained fully operational throughout the three-phase construction process. 

Alcorn Construction

12477 W Cedar Drive, Lakewood, CO 80228

Operating out of its office in Lakewood, Alcorn Construction specializes in ground-up construction and tenant finishing projects. It offers its clients a complete and comprehensive range of services and can take on projects regardless of size or scale. The firm’s portfolio showcases a variety of spaces completed for an extensive list of market types. These types include office, industrial, and healthcare spaces. It has also taken on several retail, educational, and multi-family projects. 

Located in Arvada, the depicted project spans over 142,180 square feet. It was completed for Griffin Opportunities. The firm’s team made the most out of the area’s excellent views. The structures were painted tilt-up concrete with various fantastic details. 

Foothills Commercial Builders

7241 S Fulton Street, Centennial, CO 80112 

Foothills Commercial Builders is a leading design-build professional that operates out of its headquarters in Centennial. The design-build approach keeps the entire process in-house so that clients don’t have to find additional subcontractors and professionals during the construction process. The firm has been in business since 1986 and oversees everything, including base building, land, and site work. Its portfolio showcases an excellent range of healthcare, automotive, veterinary, and cultural spaces. It has also worked on various veterinary offices, warehouses, retail spaces, and commercial offices. The project below best showcases the firm’s talent and expertise.

Completed for Steep Tea & Coffee, this project spans over 1,200 square feet. The firm’s team made use of an excellent design-build process for this particular space. 


  • 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