Located towards the northern part of Utah, Orem sits adjacent to Provo, Lindon, and Vineyard and serves as one of the principal cities of the Provo-Orem area. The town is one of the best places to live in Utah and offers its residents a great suburban feel—a large portion of residents own their own homes. We’ve showcased ten of Orem’s best and leading general contractors. Several of these companies are the recipients of countless industry awards and are experts in the area’s most popular architectural vernaculars.
Ezra Lee Design + Build
363 S Main Street, Suite 100, Alpine, UT 84004
Headquartered in Lehi, Ezra Lee Design + Build specializes in mid to high-end custom homes and is known for its award-winning services. It uses only the best materials and the latest industry technology. As it makes use of a design-build process, the firm also has several in-house craftsmen and designers, so it has the capability of working on highly customized projects. The firm is known for having completed all of its projects on time and within budget and has had its work featured in publications like Utah Style & Design and One Kind Design. It has also participated in several Parade of Homes and has been distinguished with several Judges’ Choice Awards. The firm is led by its founder and namesake Ezra Lee, an experienced builder, who has a background in design, construction, and real estate. He personally handles each project that the firm takes on and acts as its primary point of communication.
The featured project best embodies the firm’s talent and expertise. For this modern home, the firm’s team opted for a stellar open-concept floorplan that unites some of its most active spaces such as its dining and living areas. We loved the wood-paneled finishes, the custom kitchen island that also serves as a breakfast bar, and the efficient use of the space’s natural light. Some other great elements include its granite backsplashes and minimalist touches.
1291 W Center Street, Lindon, UT 84042
With over five decades of industry experience, Magleby Construction operates out of its office in Lindon and extends its services throughout the area. The firm is the product of the vision of its founder and namesake, Paul Magleby. He founded the firm in 1974; under his leadership, the company has been recognized by vital organizations like the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which has also named the firm its Custom Builder of the year on several occasions. Paul himself is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Utah Home Builders Association. The firm is now led by his son, Chad, who serves as the company’s president and CEO. He also received the NAHB Custom Builder of the Year Award, marking the first time in history that it was awarded to the same company twice.
The project pictured here is a stellar example of the firm’s remodeling work. Its team credits its success to its time-tested ClearBuild process, which allows it to provide a comprehensive and responsive communication. Clients can expect a highly hands-on approach from its team, in addition to continuous updates throughout the entire process.
Green Tech Construction
998 N 1200 W, Orem, UT 84057
As its name suggests, Green Tech Construction offers an excellent green-building process, which assures clients of the efficiency of its spaces. Its team makes use of the best and latest green building science that has resulted in timeless work and is composed of a talented group of experienced professionals. The firm maintains affiliations with organizations like the NAHB. It specializes in ground-up construction, home additions, and extensive residential remodels. All of its projects and packages come with highly competitive pricing. Showcased below is one of the firm’s best.
For this excellent kitchen remodel, the firm’s team installed quaint floating wood shelving and paneled flooring. Some other great elements include its custom fixtures and lighting. It also features a great breakfast bar, a custom stove hood, and seamless counters.
Tiek Design Group
40 W Main Street, Lehi, UT 84043
Operating out of its headquarters in Lehi, Tiek Design Group commits itself to the highest standards and offers its clients a complete range of general contracting services. The firm is composed of a talented and experienced team of licensed professionals who assist homeowners throughout every aspect of the entire home building and remodeling process. It can take on projects regardless of size or scale. In terms of design, its portfolio showcases an excellent gallery of timeless and traditionally rendered homes.
Depicted below is one of the firm’s best. For this home, the firm’s team worked with a modern farmhouse theme. It features excellent teak finishes, custom moldings, and a warm color palette. They also made use of various Mediterranean-inspired finishes and a free-flowing floorplan.
51 W Center Street, #251, Orem, UT 84057
Operating out of its office in Orem, 10x Builders offers its clients a complete range of residential general contracting services. It is owned and operated by its founders, AJ Moore and Alani Fua, who first met at BYU back in 2010 as they majored in construction management. Under their supervision, the company has become noted for its highly hands-on approach and unique takes on otherwise challenging projects. They have also led the firm’s team into winning various Parade of Homes distinctions and garner a solid reputation for themselves. In terms of design, the firm’s portfolio depicts countless modern and contemporary spaces.
The firm’s portfolio features multiple custom homes, kitchens, and bathrooms; specializing in installing flooring, home additions, and custom fixtures. The team makes use of only the best and latest materials and techniques, assuring homeowners of the quality of its work.
Fine Custom Construction
1533 E Murray Holladay Rad, Millcreek, UT 84117
Fine Custom Construction specializes in every phase and aspect of the entire process. Since its establishment, the firm has curated an outstanding portfolio for itself composed of several home additions, kitchens, main floors, new home build-outs, and large-scale home remodels. Over the years, the firm has also established an excellent clientele for itself. The firm was founded in 2001 by Mark Blankman. Mark is an experienced builder who first got his glimpse into the industry at an early age. His skills include whole home remodels and multi-story hotels. Under his leadership, the firm has been the proud recipient of countless Chrysalis Awards. It is also proud to have been named Contractor of the Year by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).
The project below can be found in Park City; it entailed an extensive main floor remodel. To do so, the Fine Custom Hom team employed sleek and modern updates to its kitchen, bathroom, and living area. It also features an excellent open concept floorplan and clean finishes.
835 West 400 North, Orem, UT 84057
Some of Centurion Homes’ best work can be found in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Salt Lake Valley, Provo-Utah County, and Heber-Wasatch County. It prides itself in being among Utah’s premier general construction firms and offers clients over three decades of combined experience in addition to free estimates for interested and potential clients. The firm’s team assists homeowners throughout the entire process, from inception all the way through to completion. Its portfolio is an excellent gallery of extensive home remodels, home additions, and basement finishes. The project below is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise.
Labeled in its portfolio as the “Sugar House,” this project entailed installing an addition and conceptualizing and executing its renovation. The Centurion team had to extend its new foundation walls and redesign its floor plan. The result is an excellent transitional feel.
RC Dent Construction
1385 400 N, Orem, UT 84057
With over five decades of industry experience, RC Dent extends its services throughout Orem and is well known for its luxury general contracting services. Its work is often distinguished for its timeless, long-lasting quality. The firm offers comprehensive packages, including various financing options that assure clients that all of its work is completed on time and within the agreed-upon budget. Since the company’s inception, the firm has been the recipient of countless industry awards. These include several People’s Choice Awards from the Utah Valley Parade of Homes.
The firm is personally overseen by its owners, Scott Dent, Brian Mortenson, and Ralph Dent. Scott is an Orem native and first got his glimpse into the industry after watching his father work at a young age. He and Brian serve as the firm’s master carpenters. Ralph, on the other hand, is the company’s draftsman and received his degree in drafting from Brigham Young University.
Robison Home Builders
929 S Carterville Road, Orem, UT 84097
Established in 1980, Robison Home Builders operates out of its headquarters in Orem and showcases an excellent range of residential general contracting services. Since its founding, the firm has secured relationships with some of Orem’s best subcontractors. This has resulted in timeless and excellent projects that have enabled the firm to become known for its expertise in a wide variety of architectural vernaculars. At its helm are Gene and Kory Robinson. Gene studied building technology at BYU and has worked on over 300 homes. He draws inspiration from over four decades of industry experience and has had his work featured in countless magazines. Kory, on the other hand, has supervised award-winning homes and specializes in construction management.
The depicted project features one of the firm’s best remodels. For this mountain home, its team employed a stellar modern theme. It opted for high ceilings, wood finishes coupled with clean granite touches, and large glass-paneled floor-to-ceiling windows.
519 W State Street, #202, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
Moffat Construction offers services for both the commercial and residential markets. With over six decades of combined industry experience, Moffat Construction has worked on numerous million-dollar projects and has established excellent partnerships with some of the industry’s leaders in marketing, sales, and design. The firm is also a full-service real estate development and construction company and has had the opportunity to work on several multi-family spaces. Its two subsidiaries are Moffat Custom Homes and Northline Construction.
We decided to feature the firm’s work on the Provo Reserve 9. It is a custom home in the Provo River Bottoms and was finished in 2019. The firm’s team employed an excellent modern theme, minimalist finishes, and recurring straight lines. They also installed several unique fixtures, custom cabinetry, and great backsplashes.