Clearwater, Florida is a vibrant city located on the Gulf Coast, just a short drive from Tampa and St. Petersburg. With its nice beaches, year-round sunshine, and laid-back lifestyle, Clearwater is a popular destination for tourists and residents. It is also home to some of the best general contractors in the region. 

The contractors below have been carefully selected for their expertise, professionalism, and track record of successful projects. Whether you’re considering building a new home, renovating your existing property, or tackling a complex commercial project, these contractors have the skills and experience to get the job done right.

Jamco Unlimited

2770 Summerdale Dr. Clearwater, FL 33761

Jamco Unlimited Inc. is a bathroom and kitchen remodeling and design firm established in 1995 by James Andrew Macholz. James was born in Bristol, Connecticut and moved to Long Island 11 years later, staying there for 11 years. Before moving to Florida, he earned his mechanical engineering degree and ran his own remodeling company on Long Island.

After remodeling Countryside Mall, setting all the glass and frames in Airside F at Tampa International Airport, and building several stilt homes in Point Seaside, James started his handyman company in Safety Harbor. In 2007, he earned his Certified Building Contractors License and National Association of the Remodeling Industry Certified Remodeler certification. 

Jamco Unlimited Inc. earned the NARI Contractor of the Year Award under the Kitchen category in 2020 and 2019.

Nelson Construction and Renovation

1174 Court St. Clearwater, FL 33756

Nelson Construction and Renovations is the premier design-build company in the Tampa Bay area. The company is known for high-end additions and remodels, as well as general construction and light commercial work on the Gulf Coast. As a state-licensed and insured building contractor, it is the leading choice for homeowners and developers.

President Greg Nelson is a Florida state-certified general contractor with 15 years of experience in construction management for multimillion-dollar residential projects. He also has 23 years of experience in the trades, having worked as a carpenter, a drywall installer, and a finishing mechanic. Under Greg’s watch, Nelson Construction and Renovations won first place in the Residential Interior and Entire House categories at the 2020 NARI Tampa Bay CoTY Awards. It has also been featured in Design Magazine, Belleair Living, and Remodel Today.

Urban Project Management and Construction

600 Cleveland St. Suite #352, Clearwater, FL 33755

Urban Project Management (UPM), launched in 2014, grew from Urban Kitchen & Bath after owner Jered Snelson learned that his ability to create for his clients extends far beyond kitchens and baths. He started UPM to serve as an all-in-one construction management company that excels in quality craftsmanship and customer service.

UPM’s specializations include whole home remodels, additions, kitchens, and bathrooms for its clients in Greater Tampa Bay and Clearwater. It is proud to have pioneered the kitchen and bath industry with various quality kitchen and bath features and styles for over a decade. From custom-made floating shelves to appliance garage cabinets and dovetail joint drawers with Blum hardware, the company is equipped to bring its clients’ visions into reality.

Code Construction

2451 N McMullen Booth Rd. Clearwater, FL 33759

Code Construction has served the greater Tampa Bay area for 20 years as a Certified General Contractor with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. It specializes in custom homes, remodeling, additions, and damage repairs, serving residential and commercial properties.

Joe Logan is the studio’s owner who earned his liberal arts degree from The University of Alabama. Under his watch, Code Construction’s works are known to have modern, contemporary, and minimalist styles.

Code Construction makes sure to keep its client’s home neat and orderly during the process, eliminating the stress of the “messy home during a remodel” look. Its past clients have called the firm honest, clean, respectful, and fair and have had a great experience with them.

Northpointe Construction

2201 NE Coachman Rd. Suite #201, Clearwater, FL 33765

Northpointe Construction has 20 years of experience in residential construction, specializing in custom homes, renovations, remodeling, additions, multifamily facilities, outdoor specialty spaces, and green buildings. Located in Clearwater, Florida, the company proudly operates in Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco counties.

Northpointe Construction proudly stands behind its work, offering one-year builders and five-year structural warranty with each contract. Under the presidency of Matthew White, the firm has worked with a select group of expert subcontractors and tradespeople with whom it has developed strong relationships over the years and who are equally dedicated to meeting its meticulous standards.

Northpointe completes projects that exceed its client’s expectations in all aspects of service, quality, schedule, and budget.


  • 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