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Just half an hour east of Phoenix, Mesa is one of Arizona’s most prominent cities. And with more than 400,000 people and a bustling economy, Mesa has no shortage of activity and excitement. The city is home to several institutions of higher education, a beautiful mountainous landscape, and stunning cultural attractions, such as the Mesa Arizona Temple and the Mesa Grande Ruins. With a median home value of around $246k, Mesa is also an excellent place for families to settle down.
The home styles in Mesa usually reflect those in Arizona at large, including the Spanish, Contemporary, and Tuscan home styles. Renovating and remodeling these homes are talented general contractors. Here, we list the top 13 best general contractors serving the Mesa area. We selected and ranked these firms based on their reputation in the local contracting scene, their awards, and the quality of their work. These contractors have the skills and expertise to respond to Mesa homeowners’ diverse needs.
13) Wood Building and Development
37 N Hibbert, Mesa, AZ 85201
For more than 25 years, Wood Building and Development has been providing construction services all over Mesa. Walt Wood, the firm’s founder and principal, aims to provide affordable, luxury homes and foster long-lasting relationships with his clients.
Most of the homes in the firm’s portfolio are built in the Traditional and Spanish styles and feature low ceilings, gabled roofs, and horizontal expansion. One of the firm’s most notable works is a Spanish-style home that features tawny colors and hickory stonework. The colors create a warm and inviting atmosphere, which is complemented by the home’s creative silhouette, which is composed of a gabled roof that varies in height and a cylindrical structure.
12) Luxury Remodels Company
8350 E Evans Rd., Suite #B7, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Luxury Remodels Company is a Scottsdale-based remodeler that extends its services to the Mesa area. With an eye for luxurious design, Jerzy Poprawa, an industry veteran of 14 years, leads the firm.
The company channels luxury in its Contemporary and Modern homes. In the work featured here, the firm used Contemporary designs and incorporated elements of the Spanish home style. Dark shades of brown and generous proportions of white characterize this living area. The chocolate tones on the sloping ceiling match the bookshelf and coffee table and create a striking contrast with the white walls, chimney, and couches. Chocolate-colored ornaments serve as the perfect accent to the space.
11) RJ Gurley Construction
7279 E. Adobe Dr., Suite #101, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
For more than 20 years, RJ Gurley has been providing general construction and remodeling services throughout the East Valley area. The firm offers a full range of construction services—from custom home building to remodeling for both residential and commercial spaces.
The homes in the firm’s portfolio feature the Spanish, Modern, and Transitional home styles. The work featured here is a mesmerizing Mediterranean home with Art Deco elements. This living area is a masterful combination of varying Earth tones, an enviable number of fine art pieces, and standout ornaments. The concave vaulted ceiling paired with the multiple disuniform cabinets produce a feeling of grandeur. This living area not only reflects the homeowner’s style, but also sparks conversation.
10) E&S Builders
8144 E Cactus Rd., Suite 830, Scottsdale, AZ 86260
Jason Easterly and Matt Segerstrom leveraged a combined work experience of more than 30 years to establish E&S Builders. Though based in Scottsdale, the firm serves the surrounding areas.
The company focuses on Modern and Contemporary works, which are often characterized by straightforward and minimal designs. The project in the picture depicts this design philosophy perfectly with the use of shades of gray, sharp lines, and a simple floor plan. The large windows allow plenty of natural light to flood the space, and the large island serves as the centerpiece of the kitchen.
9) Yourson Contracting
11203 W Nevada Ave., Youngtown, AZ 85363
Twenty-two years ago, Phil and Laurie Mendoza moved to Arizona and decided to contribute to their community by providing remodeling services. From this sentiment, Yourson Contracting was born.
The company provides a ten-year warranty for its designs and often uses Contemporary and Modern design elements. In the work featured here, the firm used Contemporary elements to create a comfortable and stylish bathroom. The use of wooden board panels with ceramic bathroom amenities create a cozy and stylish look. The layout of the bathroom is seamless, as only the shower enclosure separates the bathtub and the sink. Such trendy designs set Yourson Contracting apart from other firms in the area.
8) Kitchen and Bath Remodeling
7125 E Southern Ave. Suite #109, Mesa, AZ, 85209
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling is a full-service general contractor based in Mesa. Despite its name, the company also provides home remodeling and other general contracting services. Burton Millis leads the company with more than ten years of industry experience.
The company’s portfolio primarily consists of Modern and Contemporary homes styles. The firm often opts for simple tones and designs. The project featured here is one of the firm’s home remodels. The home is a visual treat with its clean, white tones and small pops of color. The brightness of the space is contrasted with the use of black carpeting. This monochromatic style fits well with the open floor plan and the indoor-outdoor integration.
7) Trade Winds Construction
3533 N 70th St. Suite #203, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Trade Winds Construction is a Scottsdale-based general contractor that focuses heavily on design. The firm was founded by Peter Karpuk and Peter Czapiga—industry outsiders who found success in the field of general contracting. Karpuk pursued his love for design in lieu of his dream of becoming a lawyer, while Czapiga worked as an electrician before becoming a general contractor.
The company specializes in modern interpretations and styles. Most of Trade Winds’ projects are minimal and progressive. The work featured here is $100k of remodeling. Trade Winds installed a kitchen island and a dry bar. The kitchen is an eclectic mixture of Earth tones and dark colors, along with portions of white. The firm also incorporated youthful pieces, such as a blackboard, geometric suspended lamps, and rustic bar stools. This kitchen is an enviable combination of energy and luxury.
6) Castle Rock Homes
501 E Plaza Cir. Suite #12, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Litchfield Park-based Castle Rock Homes is a veteran-owned business that has been in operation for more than 20 years. The firm is headed by Gary and Rod Fetters, whose hard work enabled the company to win Insulating Concrete Forms Magazine’s Best Small Residence Award in 2017 and be featured on CBS 5 Arizona.
The firm often builds innovative homes, such as building-blocks-style homes. In its more conventional services, the company offers Modern and Contemporary home styles. In the work featured here, the firm created a simple kitchen dominated by shades of gray. The long stone tiles match the equally slender cabinets and ledges. Shelves of varying styles add volume and functionality to the kitchen.
5) West Construction
8419 E. Cortez St. Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Since 1986, West Construction has been one of East Valley’s most well-regarded general contractors. This family-owned business is currently led by Scott West, a third-generation Arizonian who has been attending the firm’s job sites since he was just ten years old.
The firm works on new construction as well as specialize in all types of remodeling and architectural styles. In the photo here, a Mediterranean living area with strong wooden accents and an off-white tone create a balanced ambiance. The arched entryways and overhanging wooden structures give the space an elegant feel. To match this atmosphere, leather furniture and fine art pieces are included. This home combines comfort, modernity, and classic elegance in one space.
4) MK Remodeling & Design
4064 E Presidio St. Ste. 101 Mesa, AZ 85215
Family-owned MK Remodeling & Design has been serving the Mesa and East Valley areas for more than a decade. Currently, the firm is headed by Mark Gillis, who is an alumnus of New Mexico State University.
Most of the company’s projects are Contemporary-style homes. For instance, the project shown here is Contemporary kitchen with white and silver tones. Geometric shapes and sharp lines give the space a modern and elegant feel.
At the kitchen island are silver bar stools, which add visual variation and depth to the space. Pecan-colored flooring in petite strips completes the clean and posh look of the space. Practicality and efficiency are not sacrificed for style, as large cabinets are installed all across the kitchen.
3) American Tradition Builders
1106 N Gilbert Rd., 2125 Mesa, AZ 85203
For more than 40 years, American Tradition Builders has been serving the Mesa, Paradise Valley, and Scottsdale areas with centuries-old building practices. The company gets its building inspiration from founder Craig Banner’s great-grandfather—an English craftsman who immigrated to the U.S. in 1841. Following in his great-grandfather’s footsteps, Banner got into the construction business at the age of 16 when he worked part-time during school. He became a licensed contractor in 1979 and began operating American Tradition Builders full time in 1988.
The firm’s work can be described as a mix between classic and contemporary home styles. The project featured here is an intriguing fusion of the Art Deco and Mediterranean styles. The project combines intricately detailed furniture and unique ornaments. Accents in hazelnut, beige, and gold blend perfectly to create an atmosphere of luxury. The space is dominated by curves and circles, such as the concave ceiling.
2) Luster Custom Homes and Remodeling
18801 N Thompson Peak Pkwy., Suite #240, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Scottsdale-based Luster Custom Homes and Remodeling is a product of Tanner Luster’s vision of creating high-quality homes using green building methods. Luster spent eight years working for a custom home builder in Newport Beach, California before moving back to Arizona and now has more than a decade of experience in building luxury homes.
The company’s portfolio has no shortage of jaw-dropping projects. From Mediterranean and Spanish to Modern, the firm creates grand homes with outstanding craftsmanship. The project featured here is a Mediterranean home with a large patio, which serves as the home’s receiving and living area and connects the interior and exterior of the home. Earth tones, neutral colors, simple furniture, and open space are used to achieve both style and comfort.
1) Apollo Builders
10345 E Desert Cove Ave. Suite #2, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Apollo Builders is a Scottsdale-based construction company that has been serving the area for more than 25 years. For its remodeling, Apollo has earned several awards, such as the Chrysalis Design Award for a whole home remodel and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Contractor of the Year (CotY) regional award for a residential interior. The company has also been featured on local television and in print media, such as Fox 10 Phoenix, ABC 15 Phoenix, AZ Lifestyle, The Washington Times, and The Washingtonian.
The firm commonly builds in Contemporary, Midcentury, Contemporary, and Modern home styles. The work featured here is a contemporary remodel of a single-family home. This kitchen and dining area was remodeled to maximize space and improve organization. Apollo used various shades of brown to create a sense of continuity and stability. The high-ceiling and windows maximize the natural lighting, while the concealed and varied-sized cabinets add functionality to the space. A few ornaments are used to give the space some character.