Located southeast of Phoenix and within the city’s metropolitan area, Gilbert has made a rapid transformation from a quiet, rural, agriculture-based community to an economically diverse suburban center. The city is mostly made up of young and growing families, which is reflected in the various housing and popular architectural themes in the area.

For residents looking to build a new home, remodel an existing home, add on, or any number of construction needs, our authors have put together a list containing 15 of some of the best general contractors in Gilbert. These contractors were chosen based not only on merit, but also for their extensive backgrounds, quality of work on previous projects, and extensive records of experience.


Tri-Lite Builders

2875 W Ray Rd. Suite 6-187, Chandler, AZ 85224

Established in 1982, Tri-Lite Builders is an award-winning home remodeling company best known for its upscale and functional design, its building capability, and its remodeling services. The firm is operated by a team of experienced and talented professionals who work together tirelessly to assist their clients from start to finish. The firm maintains affiliations with industry organizations like the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and uses the latest technology and techniques. The Tri-Lite design team also creates 3-D computer renderings to show its clients accurate proposals. 

NARI awarded the featured Tri-Lite project with the 2019 Best of Show Award under the Entire House $250,000 – $500,000 category. This project challenged the firm to make the entire home a more functional space. The result is this transitional themed house that now has decorative fixtures, ceiling fans, chandeliers, and other unique fixtures. Significant changes were also made to other spaces: the great room, for instance, now has a fireplace. 


AFT Construction

15270 N 83rd Pl #200, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Regarded as one of the area’s leading construction and remodeling firms, AFT Construction takes pride in what it deems its “finer” touches when it comes to its projects. It is well-versed in the ins and outs of every phase of construction and has extensive knowledge of working in Arizona. The firm also has designers, architects, project managers, construction staff, and support personnel to maximize its design-build approach. The firm keeps the entire process in-house, removing the challenge that sometimes comes for clients looking for subcontractors for their new spaces. AFT is a leader in using modern techniques to deliver a high-quality project. It is also very budget-conscious and known to work diligently with homeowners to avoid extra costs.

Located in Paradise Valley, the featured remodel entailed improving its livability and its overall layout. Its owners had been living in it for quite some time before contacting the firm to give it a few new touches. AFT removed some walls and added features like a sizable multi-sliding door and a large covered patio. The AFT team also opened up the floor plan to create indoor-outdoor living spaces. 


Alair

2925 E Riggs Rd. Suite #8-197, Chandler, AZ 85249

Regarded as a trailblazing firm in the custom-home building and remodeling industry, Alair is known for its stellar work and numerous awards. It operates several franchises across the country and has established a strong presence in these distinctive markets, thanks to its excellent craftsmanship. The team comprises the most trusted architects, designers, and trade experts in the business. The Chandler office is led by Jeff Gorszczyk and Dan Goglio. Gorszczyk started his construction career in 1991 after graduating from college with a certificate in energy efficiency of new home construction. He also holds several other certifications. Goglio, on the other hand, worked on the technical side of mass communications before joining Gorszczyk in overseeing the firm. Together, the two have led their firm into working on various projects—everything from budget-friendly starter homes to multi-million-dollar estates.

The featured Plaza home challenged the firm with its entire remodel. It spans nearly 2,000-square-feet and contains three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a two-car garage, and a pool. Formerly a mid-century modern gem, Alair transformed this project into a revamped elegant house with a wide-open floor plan. It features bamboo cabinets in the kitchen elegantly coupled with waterfall quartz countertops. The home’s exteriors are synthetically stuccoed over the original block; stained groove wood was applied to provide custom and unique accents. 


Heritage Construction Specialists

7407 W Boston St. Suite 2, Chandler, AZ 85226

Offering a full and comprehensive range of construction services, Heritage Construction Specialists is an expert in new home building and large-scale remodeling. The firm is capable of addressing and working on any home improvement project. The Heritage staff is a talented and experienced group of professionals with more than six decades of combined experience. Otherwise known as HCS, the firm’s methods and processes create new spaces that meet a client’s needs by incorporating their respective visions into their designs. HCS has its very own showroom and is proud to have been recognized among the 2019 East Valley Tribune’s Best of Best. The firm has also had the privilege of being featured in Remodeling Magazine

HCS is fully licensed, bonded, and insured, and it is an expert in a variety of other specialty services. Those niche areas of knowledge include custom cabinetry, pergolas, and patio enclosures. The Heritage portfolio also showcases several commercial tenant improvements.

The featured home includes a luxurious open-plan kitchen and living room remodel. The firm added brick wall accents coupled with modern fixtures and large-plank flooring, transforming the space into an ellaguent, up-to-date living area.


Retro Pro 

2885 N Nevada St. Suite #180, Chandler, AZ 85225

Retro Pro takes pride in being one of the highest-ranking full-service kitchen and bathroom remodelers in the East Valley. The firm attributes its acclaim to its meticulous methods and its attention to detail. The firm’s kitchen services include computer-aided designs, as well as in-house showroom cabinetry, hardware, countertops, fixtures, and custom lighting. It also employs an in-house dedicated project manager. Its excellent bathroom projects typically entail custom natural stone, walk-in showers, and soaker tubs. Retro Pro, however, does not limit itself to these two spaces. Throughout its years in service, Retro Pro has taken on a multitude of whole-home remodels, interior and exterior renovations, and home additions. 

The company assembles an outstanding team of architects, engineers, designers, and artisans for each of its projects, to ensure the quality of its craft. Retro Pro does not limit itself in terms of design; the firm can take on any challenge. 

The featured master bedroom and bath suite remodel includes modern, stylish materials used to create an oasis of a space. With a very open floor plan, the master bath is centered between the master bedroom and walk-in closet. It includes a large, open shower area and a gorgeous soaker tub. 


Nu Wavz Homes

7319 S Atwood Suite 107, Mesa, AZ 85212

In business since 2003, Nu Wavz Homes is regarded as one of Arizona’s premier custom-home builders. It is locally owned and operated and extends its services throughout Phoenix and the surrounding area. The firm draws inspiration from its team’s collective years of experience. At its helm are Dan Johnson and Ben Sivert, two builders who have been in the industry for over six decades and are experienced in almost every aspect of the construction and remodeling business. Together, they offer a highly hands-on approach to each of the firm’s projects and emphasize the importance of communicating with its clients throughout the entire process. All of the firm’s projects receive the benefit of their expertise.

Interested clients can visit the firm’s showroom to get a better idea of its vision. Some of its best work, however, is showcased by the featured bathroom. White tiles were used as brick-like accents to add a more modern touch. The team’s choice of clean marble countertops and sleek wood cabinetry complete the effect. 


RD Enterprises

2451 E Desert Ln., Gilbert, AZ 85234

In business since 1990, RD Enterprises has built and remodeled over 80 homes since its inception. The firm offers its clients a full range of services and is guided by decades of collective experience. RD professionals manage the entire process, including architecture, design, and selection of finished materials. The firm is known for its attention to detail and excellent artistry that manifests itself in all of its projects. The firm uses an open-book billing process, ensuring that none of its projects exceed the agreed-upon budget. The RD team also maintains a very close relationship with its clients throughout the building process and for years afterward. The firm’s work has been featured in publications like Luxe Interiors + Design and Phoenix Home & Garden

The featured project is an excellent example of the firm’s expertise. The firm coupled the wooden elements with various metals to come up with a transitional feel. The team also employed unique fixtures and opted for custom cabinetry. 


Love Development and Construction, Inc.

2450 S Arizona Ave. Suite 8, Chandler, AZ 85286

As its name suggests, Love Development and Construction, Inc. offers a comprehensive range of luxury services. It has been in business since 1981, and aside from its excellent custom-home build-outs and large-scale remodels, it has also taken on a variety of commercial projects. It extends its services throughout Gilbert, Chandler,  Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, and other cities across Arizona. The firm is personally overseen by its namesake David Love, whose luxury custom-home building experience manifests itself in every project that the company takes on. Under his supervision, the firm has secured a solid reputation for itself around the area, particularly for its expertise in Tuscan and Mediterranean styles. 

The firm’s team assists throughout the entire process and maintains a highly hands-on approach when working on a particular project. The firm is skilled in every phase of home alteration and showcases a keen eye for detail. Its projects often feature warm color palettes, wrought iron details, and stucco finishes. 

Its work on the featured master bedroom is telling of the detail and passion the firm puts into its projects. From the wood flooring to the ceiling accents, every detail was meticulously managed to showcase the beauty of the room. The tall headboard and unique fireplace balance the room as its focal points.


Haven Construction

2305 S Higley Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85295

Haven Construction is a family-owned and operated business on its fifth generation of builders. It extends its services throughout Arizona and dedicates itself to fine and excellent craftsmanship. Haven uses the highest-quality materials available and is extremely selective with those high-end resources. The firm understands the importance of effective communication and incorporates a client’s visions with every element of its projects. Each of its team members is well-versed and experienced in every phase of a remodel or construction project, and its team has years of experience to show for it. The firm has been noted for its fine attention to detail and its expertise in Old World-inspired architecture, all of which can be viewed in Haven’s portfolio.  

The featured entertainment space showcases a seamless flow between this home’s indoor and outdoor areas. The firm’s team borrowed several elements from classic Spanish Colonial architecture. 


Beacon Rock Custom Builders

7522 E McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Servicing Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, and the surrounding communities, Beacon Rock Custom Builders offers design-build work for new home construction and select remodeling projects. Beacon is a family-owned company with decades of collective experience and a staff composed of dedicated professionals. The Beacon portfolio includes a gallery of high-end homes rendered in a wide range of exciting and unique designs. Beacon Rock built custom homes in Washington for over two decades before moving operations and expanding to Arizona in 2007. The firm has since worked on many exciting projects including extensive renovations, additions, and multi-million-dollar custom homes. The firm also takes great pride in being recognized in the area, most recently with Phoenix’s Home of Distinction Award.

A great amount of coordination guides the firm’s projects and processes. The firm understands the challenges and complications that arise during construction and renovation; it has implemented an online project-management system to give its clients access to product selections, change orders, finances, calendars, and instant messaging. This system enables its clients to stay on top of their new home or space’s latest updates, lessening the probability of any significant revisions. 

The featured all-white, open-plan kitchen and living space was designed with the latest materials, technologies, and techniques. With white as the primary color, features such as woodwork, feature, and furniture really stand out.


Halo Development Inc

4615 E Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 8529

Halo Development Inc has been working across Arizona for the greater part of two decades. The firm offers prospective clients detailed outlines and plans for their new spaces and homes and guides them throughout the process. Halo helps clients look for the perfect lot before proceeding to the drawing stage, wherein it often shows homeowners hundreds of sample plans to look at for design features and ideas to help determine the best styles and floor plans. The firm has also helped clients obtain financing through their preferred lenders. In terms of architecture, the firm is capable of working with virtually any design and scale. Halo is regarded as one of the area’s fastest-growing firms and has been noted for its stellar reviews.

The Halo portfolio is an extensive and excellent gallery of craftsman spaces, as well as transitional and Mediterranean-inspired homes. Our editorial team chose this kitchen remodel for its rave review from its homeowner. 


Brycor Builders

7402 W Detroit St. Suite 130, Chandler, AZ 85226

Brycor Builders offers a full range of general contracting services and specializes in both commercial and residential markets. It uses a personal, transparent approach that secures the quality of its work. In business since 2009, Brycor Builders was founded by owner Bryan Francis. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in construction management and first gained experience working and developing his skills and talents with a local, family-owned general contractor for 12 years before establishing Brycor. That experience showcases itself in each of the firm’s projects, as Francis personally oversees all aspects of the company’s business. Under his leadership, Bryancor also works as a sponsor and gives back to its community by donating some of its time, resources, and skills to various local charities. 

For the featured project, Francis and his team went with a palette of blue and gold with highlights of several rustic elements. They installed several custom fixtures and a unique tile backsplash. 


ABA Home Remodeling

1930 E 3rd St. Suite 18, Tempe, AZ 85281

Serving the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area, ABA Home Remodeling offers expertise in all forms of home renovation, including entire house remodels, specific rooms, custom work, and various installations. The firm has over four decades of combined experience and can take on any type of home renovation regardless of complexity. The firm offers prospective clients free consultations and provides fair and competitive rates. The firm is particularly noted for its excellent kitchen and bathroom remodels that often come with marble or granite countertops, professional hardwood cabinetry, new flooring, and custom showers. For clients hoping to incorporate green elements into their new spaces, the firm also has experience in working with energy-efficient windows. 

In the kitchen project featured, the firm’s team opted for an open floor plan and a seamless infusion of its cooking and dining area. Its kitchen island includes a few chairs that serve the mini breakfast bar, and several rustic elements have been coupled with wood finishes. 


Alliance Contracting

115 S Weber Dr. Suite 1, Chandler, AZ 85226

Alliance Contracting is a full-service general contractor that offers a complete range of remodeling work. The firm employs a design-build approach, which enables it to keep its entire process in house. Mike LaPine leads the firm’s team, serving as both its president and owner. He has decades of hands-on experience in the field, and he has honed his skills and expertise in all aspects of construction. Under his watchful eye, the firm has secured a tried and tested process for itself that has grown an excellent reputation, as well as an impressive clientele list. The firm maintains open communication with its clients throughout the entire process and has also been noted for its excellent scheduling, project management, and organized job sites. 

The firm is fully licensed, bonded, and insured, and it provides valley residents with decades of experience from its very own team of dedicated professionals and craftsmen. Aside from its remodeling services, it also works on various special projects such as masonry, trim carpentry, HVAC, and other custom installations.

The featured home showcases the firm’s commitment to modern, quality workmanship. The neutral color scheme poses as a backdrop for the fireplace, staircase, and windows to stand out.

Author

  • 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