For those who are interested in moving to Hampton or making changes to their existing homes there, we have created a list of the best general contractors in the area. These firms were chosen based on client testimonials that have commended them for making the construction process efficient and smooth.

Hatchett Contractors, Inc.

63 Wendfield Cir. Newport News, VA 23601

Father-son duo Ron and Adam Hatchett are the co-owners of Hatchett Contractors, Inc. Ron began the business about 47 years ago and worked to establish the firm on the principles of hard and ethical work. Under his guidance, each employee is taught to carefully follow these principles. Adam, on the other hand, received training from his father for eight years, and he now serves as the firm’s project manager, ensuring that client needs are all met. Adam also keeps the firm updated with the latest industry technology.

Hatchett Contractors, Inc. serves the Hampton Roads area, offering services in design-building, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, whole room remodeling, sunroom additions, interior and exterior renovations, custom deck building, and the creation of in-law suites. The firm’s continued success lies in earning the trust and confidence of both clients and the community. For that reason, Hatchett Contractors, Inc. focuses on adhering to the highest standards of ethics and of the industry.

T.R. Builder, Inc.

732 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Suite 105-A, Newport News, VA 23606

T.R. Builder, Inc. provides quality work to clients in the Newport News area. It offers services in new home construction, remodeling, additions, and design-building, and particularly specializes in creating outdoor kitchen and living areas, pergolas, decks, custom closets, and windows and sliding replacements. Client testimonials have commended the firm’s professionalism and dedication to excellence, and several have mentioned how the firm made the construction process much easier through its smooth communication practices. The T.R. Builder, Inc. team has also been noted to be very knowledgeable, which helps clients with decision-making throughout the construction process. 

Built nearly 30 years ago, T.R. Builder, Inc. is one of the few female-owned construction firms in the area. President and owner Missie Reed is known for her attention to detail, regardless of the project scale. She has worked on a wide variety of projects, including new custom homes and small and simple bathrooms. It is under her guidance that T.R. Builder, Inc. was acknowledged with several Peninsula Remodelers Council Showcase awards. These awards include the Grand Award Winner for Outdoor Living Space, the Judge’s Choice Award, and the Grand Award Winner for a Residential Interior over $50,000.

TTC Enterprises, LLC

5007 Victory Blvd. Suite 185, Yorktown, VA 23693

TTC Enterprises, LLC (TCC) is a commercial and residential remodeler that also offers design services. It works to create spaces where clients can live and function both individually and communally. Clients are given a view of the firm’s methodology before starting each project, which allows them to collaborate on a plan in which all of their needs and preferences are met. TCC can also rework spaces to accommodate a change in needs, from business growth and expansion for commercial clients, to home remodels for newly empty-nested residential clients.

The Hampton Condo Remodel project was completed by the firm for a client that wanted to change their kitchen and bathroom to have a more personalized style. The master bathroom jacuzzi was removed to make space for a walk-in shower with a seat, a handheld shower head, and a rain-head shower unit. Updates were made to the flooring and electrical system to include recessed lighting, new fixtures, and modernized stair railings.

Sage Custom Contracting

5731 George Washington Memorial Hwy. Suite 3, Yorktown, VA 23692

Sage Custom Contracting specializes in constructing and remodeling residential spaces. The firm has worked on additions, complete exterior and interior renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, decks, sunrooms, and new home construction. Client testimonials have mentioned how the firm has comfortably guided them through the construction process, and have noted that the firm’s client-centric approach was able to mitigate many of their concerns, especially through its quick response to client needs and feedback. Other clients mentioned the careful consideration that the firm’s team exercises when going through their lists of problems and desired features.

As a full-service contractor, Sage Custom Contracting has a team of construction professionals who are committed to providing quality and stress-free experiences. On top of having a dedicated team, clients are given access to the highest quality materials from leading manufacturers who are partners of the firm. This ensures that everything is done correctly throughout the construction process while also working to prolong every project’s lifespan.

Engle Construction

122 Forrest Rd. Poquoson, VA 23662

Engle Construction, a locally and family-owned company that provides new home construction and remodeling services, produces spaces that are centered around its clients’ unique desires and needs. The firm’s specific services offered include interior and exterior home renovation, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, home additions, and garage building. Owner Rob Engle guides the firm with his extensive experience in construction, heating, and air conditioning, while his wife, Tara, works as Engle Construction’s accredited staging professional. She has provided her design and color expertise for numerous projects throughout the years.

One project completed by Engle Construction, called the Large Coastal Home Remodel project, features a transformed farmhouse from 1949. Engle Construction turned this home into an updated Martha’s Vineyard-styled Coastal Home. There are mahogany wood floors in the main living areas and a navy-colored slate in the kitchen. Engle Construction describes this home as having the atmosphere of an upper-scale island life, while fitting the native landscape of the home.


  • 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