Located in northern Fulton County, Sandy Springs is a leading destination in Georgia for both domestic and international visitors. It houses countless retail and commercial attractions, such as the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, and the excellent Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

This list is a showcase of ten of Sandy Springs’ best and leading contractors behind some of its most impressive commercial structures. Our editorial team curated them based on their various backgrounds and industry accolades. Several of these companies also showcase expertise for a variety of niche and specialized services. 

HITT Contracting

3200 Windy Hill Road SE, Suite 1100E, Atlanta, GA 30339

HITT Contracting extends its services throughout Atlanta and the areas surrounding it. The firm is nationally regarded and is noted for its excellent attention to detail and client services. It can take on projects regardless of size or scale and emphasizes the importance of utilizing a collaborative, hands-on approach. It has worked with countless noteworthy and household brands with whom it has curated great relationships.

The photo above showcases one of the firm’s best works. This project was completed for Red Bull and was completed in collaboration with the professional architects of Gensler. Located at Stockyards in West Midtown, this project serves as one of Red Bull’s many regional offices. The space includes an activity room, a back porch area with bench seating, a reception area that features a drink lab and social hub, and various conference rooms.  


Winter Construction

5616 Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341

Winter Construction is an award-winning commercial construction firm that takes great pride in the stellar reputation it has obtained. It offers its clients a comprehensive range of construction management services, as well as the use of the best Building Information Modeling techniques. Winter is also a regarded expert for the design-build process, which lessens the challenge of having to look for additional subcontractors and outsourcing professionals for its clients. The firm has been in business since 1962 and has featured in various publications like the Engineering-News Record

The photo above displays the firm’s work for the Sonesta Resort at Hilton Head. It entailed an extensive renovation, including interior public areas, an exterior courtyard, and an event pavilion. It also has a  grand ballroom, fitness facility, and kids’ room. 


8601 Dunwoody Place, Bldg 300, Suite 330, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Albion’s talented and trustworthy professionals maintain strong communications with its clients throughout the entire process. It achieves this through the use of an open-book approach, which allows for a transparent process. The firm has been in business since 1997 and has grown into becoming a superb employee-owned firm. Albion has worked on countless interesting projects, from renovations to complex build-ups. It is a leading expert in the design-build process and is known for its comprehensive construction management services. The photo below shows one of the company’s best projects.

Completed for the Atlanta Motorsports Park Trackside Business Center, this project is located in Dawsonville. It spans roughly 21,000 square feet with two stories. Inside, some of its most impressive features include a fitness room, a gathering area, and two stellar meeting rooms. It also has its own car elevator which can carry up to nine cars at a time. 

Chandlee and Sons Construction Company 

8181 Industrial Place Suite A, Alpharetta, GA 30004-6209

Chandlee and Sons Construction is a leading design-build commercial general contracting firm that is regarded for its comprehensive range of in-house “Turn-Key” commercial services. Chandlee clients make one call and the rest is handled by Chandlee’s in-depth team.

Its portfolio depicts a range of ground-up construction projects, interior tenant finishes, and award-winning designs. It assists its clients from concept to renderings and drawings, permitting, and completed construction. The firm credits its success to its team of experienced general contractors, architects, engineers, designers, estimators, project managers, and coordinators. The firm focuses on using the latest technology to offer its clients 24/7 real-time project reporting, as well as, proprietary internal plan room software for its team members.

Very few general contractors allow this level of transparency with its clients. This is just another reason why Chandlee and Sons was named “The World’s Greatest” by The Worlds Greatest TV Show in 2020.

The project above was completed for Alpine Bakery. It is located at 12315 Crabapple Road, Alpharetta. For this project, the firm’s team opted for an open floor plan and contemporary feel.

Hodges & Hicks General Contractors

1085 Old Roswell Rd., Roswell, GA 30076

Operating out of its office in Roswell, Hodges & Hicks extends its services throughout Atlanta Georgia, and is regarded for its complete range of construction services. Since its establishment, it has worked on a variety of project types for multiple sectors. The firm takes great pride in how a large percentage of its clientele stems from referrals and repeat clients. It is also a boutique contractor, which means that it tailors its approach to the project—no two structures are alike. The firms’ portfolio depicts a stellar range of healthcare, education, religious spaces, country clubs, office buildings, parking garages, and data centers.

One of Hodges & Hicks’ impressive works is the Mount Vernon Presbyterian School located in Sandy Springs. The team worked in collaboration with Collins Cooper Carusi to create a three-story, 58,000-square-foot STEM building. It features plenty of innovative design elements including a View Glass, operable walls, writable surfaces, science laboratories, and more. The basement of the building will host the large kitchen, servery, and custom coffee bar. The firm worked in close collaboration with the client throughout the pre- to post-construction phases.

Glazer Design & Construction

4167 Roswell Rd NE, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30342

Glazer provides a comprehensive range of design and construction services and operates out of its office in Atlanta. The firm’s portfolio depicts a diverse array of both commercial and residential construction work. Its team assists clients throughout the entire process and is also regarded for its attention to detail and use of only the best materials available. Established in 1995, Glazer has had the opportunity to work in some of the best areas in the communities of Buckhead, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Midtown, and West Midtown. Showcased below is one of the firm’s best works.  

Focusing more on its commercial work, the firm showcases expertise for both custom build-outs and extensive renovations. It has offered commercial services since 1998. Some of its most impressive work includes office renovations, tenant build-outs, retail spaces, and shopping centers.

Pellicano Construction

990 Hammond Drive, NE, Building One, Suite 825, Atlanta, GA 30328

Pellicano Construction is licensed to operate in over twenty-one states and offers a complete range of construction management services. The firm has offices in Albany, Athens, Atlanta, and Macon. It is also noted for its program management and boasts of a clientele list of repeat clients. It has secured a solid reputation since its establishment and is committed to the highest standards. The firm has been in business since 1976 and has completed work for impressive brands, including Southern Bell, SunTrust Bank, Regions Bank, Synovus, Miller Coors Brewery, Merck, Proctor & Gamble, Grainger, and Cooper Tire.  

The photo above is one of the firm’s best works. Completed for Fleming and Riles Insurance. It contains 7,230 square feet, with 2,890 square feet of unfinished space on its second floor. Inside, it entails over twenty-five offices, a conference room, and a break room. The firm also worked on its finishes, to create striking wood-stained casework, crowning, and flooring. 

Macallan Construction

1642 Powers Ferry Road SE, Suite 250, Marietta, GA 30067

Established in 2002, Macallan Construction operates from its office in Marietta and is known for its seamless and comprehensive approaches. It has worked in some of the best areas throughout Atlanta and tailors custom solutions to meet challenging and diverse needs. The firm is composed of a talented team of experienced professionals with backgrounds in real estate development, engineering, and general contracting. James Rhoden III, Michale Minutello, and Dean de Freitas, its managing principals, ensure all the projects that the firm takes on benefit from their various experiences. 

Depicted above is the firm’s work for the Depot by Kaldi’s Coffee. It involved an extensive renovation of a one hundred-year-old historic train depot best known as Dooley’s Den at the Depot located in Emory University. Now, the space operates as a deli and spans 2,000 square feet. It has a refurbished kitchen layout, custom millwork, and striking new finishes. 

 Young Contracting

8215 Roswell Road, Building 400, Atlanta, GA 30350

With over three decades of industry experience, Young Contracting specializes in shopping centers, retail spaces, healthcare, and adaptive reuse projects. It has worked on a variety of historic preservations and provides its services at highly competitive prices. Its preconstruction, project management, and post-construction work proves impressive. Each of the firm’s projects comes with an excellent warranty that covers repairs within the first year. It also strives to give back to its community and established its own foundation back in 2007. Since then, it has participated in more than fifty charities and philanthropic events.

The firm has taken on over 153 projects in four states. In 1996, it worked on its first space with CVS; the photograph below displays one of these projects. Now, it has completed over 150 CVS projects.


  • 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