Albuquerque is a vibrant and the largest city in New Mexico. It is located in the north-central region of the state and is known for its rich culture and history. The town boasts many entertainment options, shopping centers, and nightlife. Albuquerque’s affordable living costs make it an ideal location to reside or retire. It also has a stable economy and provides numerous job opportunities for professionals. If you want to build your dream home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, below are 15 of the best general contractors in the area.

ECOterra Design Build

8100 Wyoming NE, M4-347, Albuquerque, NM 87113

ECOterra Design Build is a custom home and design-build company committed to developing and constructing sustainable communities for future generations. It was formed in 2018, providing custom homes, renovations, additions, ADU, and commercial design services to families across Albuquerque, Bernalillo, Corrales, Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, and North Valley. Since its inception, the firm has earned a reputation for its award-winning, environmentally mindful, and custom green homes. ECOterra Design Build believes it is essential to create sustainable solutions to help restore and improve the environment.

Michael Cecchini and Kaye Marshall lead the team. Michael is the company’s managing member with an extensive entrepreneurial and business background. Meanwhile, Kaye is the general contractor, designer, and project manager of ECOterra Design Build. She brings 25 years of experience building homes in New Mexico.

Home Construction and Consulting Services, LLC

6219 Whiteman Dr., N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87120

Home Construction and Consulting Services, LLC is an acclaimed residential contracting specializing in a wide range of services, including new residential construction, additions and remodeling, project management, and design. The firm provides superior craftsmanship and impeccable attention to detail and quality in every project. Operating out of its office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it has constructed many high-quality homes and products. 

Home Construction and Consulting Services, LLC operates under the direction of David K. Langham. He is an award-winning builder in New Mexico and is a certified aging-in-place specialist. With his expertise and extensive knowledge in home building, the firm has garnered numerous recognitions, such as the 2011 Home Parade Featured Builder Award. It was also featured in multiple press publications like the Albuquerque Journal.

Joseph Custom Homes

18 Manzano Rd., Corrales, NM 87048

Joseph Custom Homes is a custom home builder and custom home remodeler constructing the finest quality homes in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, East Mountains, and surrounding areas. For three decades, it has provided design-build, custom homes, additions, extensions, and remodeling services, building a diverse portfolio of projects. The firm creates superior homes that inspire people. It employs a team of experts dedicated to transforming clients’ unique ideas into functional and durable abodes.

Since its inception in 1993, Joseph Custom Homes has constructed over 250 homes incorporating architecture, design, and construction. The team operates under the direction of Miriam Joseph, a dedicated leader who oversees every aspect of the firm. Joseph Custom Homes has amassed numerous awards, including the Parade of Homes and National Award Winning Builder.

Raylee Homes

4131 Barbara Loop, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Raylee Homes is an Albuquerque home builder specializing in custom homes, remodels, and real estate. Established in 1976, it serves Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe communities, building the finest homes that match each family’s needs. The firm provides a perfect mix of comfort, luxury, and affordability and is committed to guiding clients every step of the way. Raylee Homes strives to be clients’ leading choice for home building needs. It understands that a home is a lasting investment; thus, it gives the highest care in every project, guaranteeing quality that surpasses time.

Tammy Grady Thornton leads the team and oversees the firm’s daily operations. In 2017, the firm received the Parade Home Premier Award, Home Parade Best Kitchen, Best Interior Decorating, Best Outdoor Living, and Most Innovative Awards.

Maahs Construction

1570 Pacheco St Suite C-1, Santa Fe, NM 87505

Maahs Construction is a premier custom home builder and remodeler, transforming existing structures and building superior quality homes for 13 years. It offers a wide selection of services, including custom homes, home additions and extensions, remodeling, custom cabinets, and universal design, serving clients across Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and surrounding areas. The firm prioritizes having a knowledgeable design team and highly trained staff, helping clients design and build spaces that reflect their personalities and aesthetics.

Maahs Construction has earned a reputation for its outstanding customer service. Its attention to detail, punctuality, and accuracy are also vital in producing satisfied customers. Douglas Maahs manages the firm and creates strategies for the firm’s long-term growth. The firm was featured by multiple media outlets, such as Su Casa Magazine, Luxe Interiors + Design, Haciendas, and Build Magazine.

Lee Michael Homes

7910 Rancho de Roberto Rd., NW Albuquerque, NM 87114

Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lee Michael Homes is a custom home builder and home remodeling company established in 2002. It specializes in custom homes, installation, green building, remodeling, extensions, and additions, serving families across Albuquerque, Carnuel, Cedar Crest, Corrales, and Los Ranchos De Albuquerque. The firm has been proud of its original design ideas for two decades. It earned a reputation for its extensive construction experience, including land development, commercial and residential building, design detail, remodeling, title, and financing expertise.

Mike and Alexa Knight own the company. Both managing principals value customer satisfaction and quality; thus, they participate in each project, ensuring all client demands are met and exceeded. The firm is affiliated with the NAHB, Green Build New Mexico, and the Better Business Bureau.

Annex General Contracting

3825 Blue Ridge Pl NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

Annex General Contracting is a premier custom contractor creating thoughtful designs and building unique projects in Albuquerque, Kirtland Afb, Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, North Valley, Rio Rancho, and South Valley. Formed in 1992, it provides a wide array of services, including design-build, general contracting, remodeling, and custom homes. It has built a reputation for its detailed craftsmanship and personalized customer service. For three decades, the firm has established a portfolio of outstanding projects and a diverse clientele list.

Kevin Evans leads the team. He grew up in the construction industry and fell in love with design and architecture in high school. Since then, he has built long-term relationships with architects, suppliers, and real estate professionals, enabling him to place the company as one of the leading general contractors in New Mexico.

Diego Handcrafted Homes

8100 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite M4-511, Albuquerque, NM 87113

Diego Handcrafted Homes is a Certified Green Professional design-build firm creating extraordinary designs that inspire how people live, work, and play. The firm pays attention to every detail and uses the finest materials to create livable works of art. Established in 1997, it provides a wide range of services, including custom home construction and design, remodels, and light commercial building. Diego Handcrafted Homes is a budget-conscious builder that continually looks for innovations to build unique homes.

Diego M. Ruiz leads the company. He takes inspiration for his designs from travels throughout Spain, Mexico, El Salvador, and Tahiti. His expertise in the architecture field enabled the firm to amass many awards, such as the 2017 Premier Award from the Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico.


7 Bosque Rd, Algodones, NM 87001

PWKI is a design-build company headquartered in Algodones, New Mexico. It provides custom residential, light commercial construction, and remodeling services, serving Algodones and Albuquerque communities since 2014. It employs a team of professional design and construction specialists that bring decades of knowledge in the architecture field. Since its inception, the firm has offered unparalleled services and has guaranteed its dedication to guiding and supporting customers with their projects.

Paul W. Kenderdine founded the company eight years ago. He was inspired by his mentor, George Pearl, and incorporates the principles he learned from his in his works. Under Paul’s leadership, PWKI has built lasting partnerships with numerous nationally recognized architects in the state, including George Pearl, Berry Langford, and Robert Zachry.

TC Building & Realty, Inc.

8100 Wyoming Blvd NE #159, Albuquerque, NM 87113

TC Building & Realty, Inc. is a custom home builder, remodeler, and designer in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It has been in the business since 1989, providing custom homes, renovations, restoration, additions, landscape design, and installation services to families across Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and surrounding areas. Since its establishment, the firm has developed innovative solutions that reflect its clients’ personalities and styles. Its works are identifiable for their impeccable intricacy, authenticity, and handcrafted details. The firm’s excellent craftsmanship enabled it to gain many awards, such as the 2020 Premier Award Winner and Best Kitchen Award from the Homebuilders Association of Central New Mexico.

TC Building & Realty, Inc. operates under the supervision of Thomas Cardenas. He is the founder and president of the company and brings 35 years of construction experience in design, new home construction, renovation, and commercial and real estate development.

Sun Mountain Construction

4940 Corrales Rd Suite 550, Corrales, NM  87048

Founded in 1987, Sun Mountain Construction is a custom home builder passionate about creating beautiful, luxury custom homes that are sustainable and healthy. It specializes in custom homes and commercial construction and extends its services throughout Corrales, Albuquerque, and surrounding areas. The firm is dedicated to creating solutions that fit its clients’ lifestyles and budgets without compromising quality. This commitment enabled it to earn the trust of its clients and attract new customers through word-of-mouth.

Norm Schreifels directs the team. His high standards of quality and broad knowledge of the building process allow him to bring out the best in everyone. He has forged solid relationships with subcontractors and suppliers and has worked with them for decades. Sun Mountain Construction is associated with multiple organizations, including the Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico and Green Builder Council.

Enduro Homes

2711 5th Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87107

Operating out of its office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Enduro Homes is a residential and commercial construction and development company building structures with integrity, quality, and value. It has been in the business since 2002, specializing in new luxury and entry-level homes, additions, remodeling, and commercial tenant improvement services. It has showcased its knowledge and expertise for two decades by delivering projects timely, professionally, and with the highest quality. The firm has established reliable partnerships with suppliers, subcontractors, and employees, enabling it to excel in each work it undertakes.

Chris Casaus leads the company. He directs a team of highly skilled professionals committed to serving clients from their projects’ inception to completion. Enduro Homes is affiliated with the NAHB, USGBC, and Build Green New Mexico.

Altair Homes

13505 Quaking Aspen Pl NE. Albuquerque, NM 87111

Altair Homes is a general contractor known for its unmatched craftsmanship and trademark hands-on personal involvement with every client and project. It specializes in custom homes, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, additions, and commercial tenant improvement services, serving families across Albuquerque and beyond. With 45 years of experience building and remodeling homes, the firm can transform any home into a work of art. It builds projects that mirror each family’s individuality while providing functionality and added value.

Altair Homes operates under the supervision of Mitch Yoakum. He serves as the firm’s president and has been building environmentally friendly homes since 1977. He is a LEED accredited professional, a member of the USGBC, and a green builder. The firm was featured in multiple press publications, like Su Casa Magazine and Albuquerque Journal.

John Mark Custom Homes

9000 Alameda Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87122

Formed in 2015, John Mark Custom Homes is a general contractor that is dedicated to building quality custom homes its clients will be proud of. It specializes in custom homes, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, and renovations and serves Albuquerque, Carnuel, Corrales, Isleta, Kirtland, and North Valley communities. Each element is tailored to meet clients’ lifestyles and needs, providing practical spaces that enhance their daily lives. The firm comprises a team of respected industry leaders with over three decades of experience in the custom home building field.

John Jones is the president of John Mark Custom Homes. He is an architect whose focus is on creating superior homebuilding that sets it apart from traditional homebuilders in the state. The firm has received many awards from Premier Builder Award, including the Best Kitchen, Best Bathroom, Most Innovative, Best Outdoor Living Space, and Best Interior Design awards.

Casa Bella Construction

7005 Santa Rachel St Ne Albuquerque, NM 87113  

Casa Bella Construction is a multi-award-winning firm creating beautiful and enduring homes across Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was founded in 2002 and provides a wide selection of services, including custom homes, fence installations, plumbing, and remodeling. The firm believes each home must be elegant and practical, and so it commits itself to excellent value, outstanding quality, and its clients’ needs. Casa Bella Construction pays attention to every detail as it defines a home. In the process, the principal oversees every project, from pouring concrete to selecting timber and grouting tiles.

Dan Fulcher is the firm’s managing principal and has been a full-time home builder since 1996. He spent his early career as a construction superintendent and estimator with a prominent local builder. Afterwhich, he established his company and has personally supervised the successful construction of over 125 homes.


  • 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