Recognized as Texas’ “Hub City,” Lubbock offers plenty of job opportunities and access to entertainment, dining, and shopping areas. The area is known for its small-town charm, driver-friendly streets, and easy commute, enabling residents to spend more time with friends and family. 

Most residents in Lubbock own their homes because of affordable housing costs. Helping these residents construct the best homes are these five general contractors, most of which are based in Lubbock. They have been in the industry for seven to forty-five years, constructing single-family homes in various styles, including traditional, Mediterranean, and contemporary. All of these contractors are  members of the Texas Association of Builders, and some are also affiliated with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the West Texas Home Builders Association.

Fred Henry Construction

8305 Venita Ave, Lubbock, TX 79424

Featured in KCBD, Fred Henry Construction is a well-known design and remodeling firm. Established in 1981, the company has over four decades of experience in interior and exterior renovations. It is a specialist in home reconstructions; it restores homes with severe or minor damages. The company revitalizes homes that have suffered through water, storm, smoke, or fire damages, as well as vandalism. In building homes, the company uses the latest technology and superior-quality materials. All projects are accomplished within a competitive price point. 

From beginning to end, Fred Henry Construction assures exceptional customer service. With a knowledgeable team of professionals, the company answers customer demands and provides smart solutions for clients’ construction problems. Constant communication between the company and clients provides transparency in projects, putting customers at ease. Because the firm provides a high level of service, many customers are satisfied, leading to long-term partnerships and referrals all over West Texas. Fred Henry Construction is a member of NARI, NAHB, West Texas Home Builders Association, and Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.

Cole Thomas Homes

4101 124th St, Lubbock, TX 79423

Serving Lubbock and surrounding areas, Cole Thomas Homes is the most experienced firm on the list. Founded in 1977, the company has nearly two decades of experience specifically in Lubbock, and offers top-notch general contracting and remodeling services, as well as custom home builds. The company is an expert in different home styles, including traditional, contemporary, and Mediterranean. 

One of the Mediterranean-style homes the company brought to life is the Rosinante Residence. Providing addition and remodeling services for the project, the company combined various influences to create a special home. Drawing inspiration from Spanish, Tuscan, and Moroccan homes, the firm has crafted a delightful home, perfect for Texas’ sunny weather. To make the home more inviting, extensive landscaping was added. A modern pool was also constructed, completing this spectacular property. 

An institution in Texas’ construction industry, Cole Thomas Homes is affiliated with NAHB, West Texas Home Builders Association, and Texas Association of Builders. For forty-five years, Jim Pofahl has established the company as a reliable contractor, and Cole Pofahl continues that legacy by serving the homeowners they work with and building high-end, custom homes that suit its clients’ lifestyles.

Toby Hartline Custom Homes & Remodeling

1510 Churchill Ave, Wolfforth, TX 79382

Established in 1991, Toby Hartline Custom Homes specializes in luxury homes. In creating these homes, the company utilizes its expertise in remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, room additions, and outdoor living space construction. Part of building luxury homes is crafting custom-made cabinetries; the firm’s craftsmanship is seen in the closets it builds. Responsible for the firm’s high-quality outputs are its reliable staff including fifth-generation master carpenters. Each of its members is dedicated to delivering a home that matches its clients’ vision. The firm employs sustainable practices and materials as well. 

A member of NAHB and the West Texas Home Builders Association, Toby Hartline Custom Homes serves clients in West Texas. Some of the homes it has built carry traditional and French styles. A sample of their projects in Lubbock is this Transitional New Home Build. It combines French and traditional style to create a one-of-a-kind home that delivers an impact. The exterior facade, which features brown bricks and a tower-like entrance, creates a castle-like look for the custom home. Inside, the interior surprises with its modern style, custom-made cabinetries, and high-end equipment.

DTI Construction

3520 Woodrow Rd, Lubbock, TX 79423

Serving West Texas, DTI Construction is a well-established contractor known for roofing. Founded in 2000, this certified roofing company has made its mark in the industry by focusing its attention on details and high-quality craftsmanship. For its roofing services, the company offers high-grade materials worthy of its clients’ investments. Dedicated to customer satisfaction, the company gives a lifetime limited warranty for all its roofing products and services. The firm also offers solar panel installation services. 

One of the top local contractors in Lubbock, DTI Construction manages all kinds of projects, from small to large-scale. Regardless of size, its commitment to quality services and excellence is evident. To understand the client’s needs and vision, the firm offers free initial consultation. An NAHB and West Texas Home Builders Association member, the company is a certified trustworthy contractor. Aside from roofing, the firm is known for its kitchen, bathroom, and custom remodels. It offers its expertise on fire and water damage restoration as well.

Madewell Construction

7314 73rd St, Lubbock, TX 79424

Established in 2014, Madewell Construction is the youngest firm on the list. For over eight years, the company has easily made a nationwide impact in the construction industry. It has become recognized for its exceptional retail, automotive, and restaurant construction, residential and custom home builds, as well as its remodeling services. The company also has a trade division that takes care of roofing, fencing, driveway concrete and parking lot repairs, home remodeling, facility maintenance and much more. Its competence allowed them to be qualified for the Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing companies in the past years.

Member of the West Texas Home Builders Association and Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Madewell Construction maintains the respect of its peers and its clients by providing outstanding services and finished products. Though a young firm, its team has over half a decade of combined experience in the industry. Its members are experts in ground-up builds, as well as construction management remodels. This team of experts handles commercial projects as well as residential. With its excellent team of professionals, the company grows exponentially each year.


  • 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