Last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 06:15 am

Suffolk, Virginia’s largest city, is situated on hundreds of square miles of beautiful scenery, including forests, lakes, rivers, and rolling terrain. The city encourages sensible development and land use, protecting its abundant resources for both residents and businesses.

The city’s livability continually attracts new residential and commercial development. As a result, general contractors are in high demand. This list covers some of Suffolk’s top general contractors, chosen for their design skills, portfolio, awards, and experience.

Hatchett Design Remodel

11725 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23606

Hatchett Design Remodel is a renowned home remodeler, serving homeowners across the Hampton Roads area, including Suffolk, for over 60 years. It specializes in kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, home additions, and aging-in-place renovations. The firm is a member of the Better Business Bureau, GuildQuality, Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association, National Association of Home Builders, and the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

President Don Hatchett was born and raised in Newport News and grew up in the family business. Clarence Ford Hatchett, Don’s father, launched the firm in 1960 to provide exceptional construction services. The company started as a siding and roofing provider. Don took over as President of the firm in 1993 after working under his father’s tutelage. Don developed Hatchett in the 1990s into a design-build firm that deals with renovation design and construction.

Jerry Harris Remodeling

1327 Poindexter St., Chesapeake,VA 23324

Jerry Harris Remodeling is a full-service design-build remodeler whose services include additions, kitchens, bathrooms, whole house remodeling, exterior remodeling, and accessible remodeling. Since 1985, the firm’s expert team has completed more than 10,000 projects for the residents of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. Jerry Harris is a member of the Better Business Bureau, a National Association of Home Builders Certified Graduate Builder, a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, National Association of the Remodeling Industry member, and is Pella Certified. 

The company is the Gold Winner of The Virginian-Pilot’s Best of Contest in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk (2018 and 2019). It has been honored with more than 300 Virginian-Pilot “Best of” Awards since 2006 and is ranked as one of Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 Remodeling Companies.

Hatchett Contractors, Inc.

63 Wendfield Circle, Newport News, VA 23601

Hatchett Contractors has remodeled and renovated several houses in the Hampton Roads area. It has been offering its services and exceptional craftsmanship throughout the region for 42 years. The company’s services include refurbishment, renovation, and custom-made additions. Its goal is to serve its clients with the utmost integrity and honesty. It believes that the business’s success is contingent on its code of ethics and endeavors to preserve the highest ethical standards with every task.

Founder Ron Hatchett started his business 42 years ago and has professional affiliations with the National Association of Home Builders, Peninsula Housing and Builders Association, and the Better Business Bureau. He studied Business Management at Old Dominion University and Architectural Design at Thomas Nelson Community College, holds a technical building license, and is RBC and CBC certified.

American Contracting Services, LLC

4536 Bruce Rd. Chesapeake, VA 23321

American Contracting Services, LLC is a reputable home renovation firm based in Virginia’s Hampton Roads area. As a designer-builder in the commercial and residential sectors, the company begins with its customers’ ideas and visualization of their project first to develop the finished outcome. It provides expert planning guidance as well as follow-up with specific results.

Under the direction of Richard Wood, the firm provides an end-to-end customer experience that includes seamless communication, budgeting, staffing, on-site organization, and solid, excellent artistry every time. American Contracting Services is a family-owned and run business that provides full-service design. The firm specializes in expansions, garages, and interior and exterior home improvements, including bathroom and kitchen remodeling. It is a Class A building contractor with a five-star design-build rating and is fully licensed and insured.

Hampton Roads Contracting Services of Virginia

4897 Bennetts Pasture Rd. Suite #5300, Suffolk VA 23435

Hampton Roads Contracting Services of Virginia, LLC has been in the home construction, renovation, and repair business for over eleven years. Whether completing a new kitchen and bath makeover, remodeling a house or business, or just repairing storm damage, the firm is always available to assist its customers every step of the way.

The company has built its vigor on delivering the best quality products while creating exceptional connections with each client. Under the direction of Wayne Cochran, senior operations manager, the firm has seen it all, from the modest to the extravagant. Hampton Roads Contracting Services of Virginia is a member of the Chamber of Commerce.