Located in south-central Arizona, Chandler is a prominent suburb that offers families endless outdoor recreation, retail centers, unique restaurants, and museums. The city has a diverse and welcoming community, making it an ideal location to settle. It is also home to outstanding schools and has a high employment rate. If you want to move to Chandler, Arizona, or are already living in the town, below you will find the five best design-build firms to help you build your dream space to life.

Homework Remodels

4105 N 20th Street, Suite #210, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Homework Remodels is an award-winning home remodeler that has been serving Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Gilbert, and Ahwatukee for 17 years. The firm provides home renovations and kitchen and bathroom remodeling services, helping discerning homeowners love their homes again. The firm is staffed by expert designers and master craftspeople committed to guiding customers at every step and making their home improvement experience seamless and stress-free. Homework Remodels’ success is attributed to its commitment to customer satisfaction and the repeat clients and referrals it has received over the years bear that out.

Steve Shinn leads and owns the company. He is a certified remodeler, kitchen and bath remodeler, and a universal design certified professional. Under his oversight, the firm has received many awards and recognitions, including seven NARI: Regional CotY awards.

Tri-Lite Builders

2875 W Ray Road, Suite #6-187, Chandler, AZ 85224

Established in 1982, Tri-Lite Builders has been bringing clients’ ideas to life. For 40 years, it has guaranteed outstanding results by being keen and meticulous and collaborating with customers to ensure results that meet their needs and expectations. The award-winning home remodeling company is headquartered in Chandler and provides kitchen, bathroom, and whole house remodels to Phoenix, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, and Mesa. Tri-Lite Builders includes nationally certified and award-winning professionals working together to complete clients’ remodeling projects on time and within budget.

Linda Minde is a licensed contractor and co-owns the company. She specializes in design-build residential remodels and is a NARI-certified remodeler. Since the firm’s inception, numerous media outlets have featured the firm, including Bob Villa and AZ Big Media.

Reef Builders

228 S Clark Drive, Suite #102, Tempe, AZ 85281

Headquartered in Tempe, Reef Builders is a home builder specializing in superior residential and commercial construction. The firm operates across Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, and provides custom homes, remodels, commercial improvements, and cabinetry services. Since it opened its doors ten years ago, the company has exceeded clients’ expectations through its unique designs, superior craftsmanship, effective communication, and outstanding customer service. Reef Builders takes great pride in its team of experienced designers, project managers, and artisans who are driven by honesty, integrity, and hard work.

Brandan J. Millan owns and co-founded the firm. At 13, he helped his father as a painter’s helper and later assisted him and his uncle build family cabins and roofing projects.

D & R Design

3400 N Arizona Avenue, Suite #109, Chandler, AZ 85286

D & R Design is Arizona’s leading home remodeling and renovation company. The firm specializes in preconstruction, interior design, construction, renovation, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, and home office remodeling services. The firm builds in Ahwatukee, Chandler, Chandler Heights, Gilbert, and Tempe. The firm wants to be customers’ one-stop shop for creating the homes they have always wanted. D & R Design provides in-depth designs, structured plans, and quality executions.

Superior craftsmanship and outstanding professionalism have played a vital role in the company’s success. Ronda Lish leads the team as the owner and president of D & R Design; she has guided the team to build unique solutions and forged a fun working environment where people thrive.

Bulldog Design/Build

224 E Chilton Drive, Chandler, AZ 85225

Bulldog Design/Build has been East Valley’s trusted kitchen remodeling contractor. The company was launched 17 years ago and remains dedicated to providing superior quality products and the highest level of workmanship. The firm serves clients in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, and Ahwatukee, providing expert kitchen and bathroom design services. Since its establishment in 2007, the firm has assembled an award-winning team devoted to making customers’ remodeling experiences remarkable. 

Bulldog Design/Build is bonded, insured, and licensed in Arizona. It runs under the leadership of Ernie Triplett. As the company’s owner, he actively monitors every project and directs the firm’s overall functions. Under his supervision, the firm has been recognized in Phoenix Magazine‘s Best of the Valley for three consecutive years since 2020.


  • 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