Thousand Oaks is considered one of California’s most desirable places to live. With a population of about 130,000, Thousand Oaks prides itself in serving its locals by providing extravagant homes crafted by some of the most talented contractors in the area. In this list are contractors who are ranked not only by recognition through magazine features and industry awards, but also through pristine reputations built through years of hard work and experience.

While some firms have been around for only a few years, many have already witnessed significant changes to the city that has come through the dedication of these firms to every client’s personal taste. 

If you are thinking about doing a construction project, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.

AB Concepts

1772j E Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

AB Concepts is a firm with a reputation for upholding quality work, great customer service, and reasonable pricing. AB Concepts started off small by working on small home renovations, kitchen replacements, and bathroom remodels but after over 20 years in the industry, its portfolio has included hundreds of commercial and residential projects for clients in locations as far as San Diego, Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, and Bakersfield. Such projects are known to be done with the utmost attention to detail from initial consultation to the final punch list. 

Aurea Construction

100-7 Rancho Rd. Suite #282, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Aurea Construction services clients around the greater Los Angeles area. From home to commercial office buildings, this 11-year-old firm established and managed by Victor Yepiskopoyan designs spaces that combine functionality with highly aesthetic features. Such spaces have been featured in Acorn Home Vision’s 2020 issue and are known for exhibiting various designs that cater to the homeowner’s tastes.

A great example of the firm’s work is the Howard Street whole-house remodel. Though the entire project resulted in an impressive new home, the living room is its most notable space. With walls that are painted with dark palettes, the wide and open space is balanced with bright eclectic furniture that breathe life into the room. Aside from the ability to create beautiful spaces like this, Aurea Construction has a team of professionals that center their work around quality and exceptional customer service. 

Cadden Builders

2653 Sapra St., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

An accomplished general contractor with eleven years of experience, Cadden Builders is well-known for building various types of high-end homes including custom residences and remodeled vintage homes. These homes are built by this firm’s professional team, who focus on ensuring that vintage buildings’ natural architecture stays in-tact during remodeling.

Alongside some of the industry’s leading architects and interior designers, Cadden Builders is managed by founder Tom Cadden. A professional who started his career in the mid-’70s as a framer and carpenter, Cadden is familiar with aspects of all trades and design. 

Dave Lane Construction

1220 Calle Castano, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

A complete home remodeling contractor with 40 years of experience in the industry, Dave Lane Construction specializes in room additions, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, doors and windows, moldings, and other services for clients in the Venture and Los Angeles counties. Over these years, the firm has worked with clients who praise the team for its professionalism, industry knowledge, and work ethic revolving around timeliness and reliability.  

Eternity Construction

5210 Lewis Road, Suite #10B, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

For 25 years, Eternity construction has been a reputable and trustworthy firm for clients in southern California. Primarily, this firm is known for having solid practical knowledge, great attention to detail, and high-caliber craftsmanship that has created many eye-catching projects. Eternity Construction’s projects have been imbued with European designs over its years of experience and boast styles such as the art-deco, renaissance, classic, and modern styles.

Aside from creating wonderful homes, the firm is also experienced in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, general interior remodeling, and room additions. So far, these high-quality projects have been done for clients around Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Oak Park, and the surrounding cities. 

Forest Construction

3302 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91362

A well-established group that has been in the business for 70 years, Forest Construction is an industry veteran that has been recognized by Remodeling Magazine as one of the top remodelers. Over the decades, it has been known for its luxurious custom homes, residential additions, kitchen and bath remodels, commercial improvements, and even disaster reconstruction.

As a stable, growing firm, Forest Construction has worked with over 8,000 homeowners and commercial property owners who have experienced the firm’s recognizable reputation. So far, this reputation has earned features with Qualified Remodeler and votes from Ventura County STAR’s readership as their Favorite Contractor. In order to better serve their clients, the firm also has a dedicated kitchen and bath remodeling showroom in Westlake Village.

Golin Construction

1336 N. Moorpark Rd. #191, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Established in 1994 by Andrea and Kevin Golin, Golin Construction specializes in high-quality craftsmanship for various clients. From minor to major renovations, Golin Construction is capable of doing complete interior and exterior remodeling, renovations, additions, and home enhancement projects.

Among these is a kitchen remodeling project that resulted in a classy modern kitchen with minimalist features. Aside from making quality projects that cater to its client’s tastes, this firm is also praised for its integrity and superb work ethic involving timeliness and superb expertise.

Hanover Builders

141 Duesenberg Dr. Suite #6, Westlake Village, CA 91362

For over 25 years, Hanover Builders has been recognized for building high-quality residences in southern California. Displaying craftsmanship, attention to detail, and exceptional technical detail, the firm has worked with clients who added various projects to its portfolio. Such projects primarily include new construction, custom remodels, and estate maintenance among many other services.

For the past years, the firm has crafted several luxurious homes that carry the traditional and contemporary styles. Though the firm already has a highly capable team, its projects are still guided by founder Donald Hanover whose active and regular involvement in projects reflects the firm’s dedication to producing quality homes. 

Monzo Construction

3625 East Thousand Oaks Blvd. Suite #178, Westlake, CA 91362

After 33 years of experience in high-end custom building, Monzo Construction has worked on some of the finest homes in the Thousand Oaks area. Over the years, this firm has been known to provide its clients with general contracting, home remodeling, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling services for commercial and residential projects.

Among the projects it has done, its most notable one is a kitchen remodeling project that resulted in a fresh, modern space. With marble countertops and a light monochromatic palette, darkly painted cabinets bring balance to the light color tones in exquisite modernity. Currently, this firm is managed by owner Mike Monzo who has worked in management positions in various companies since 2000. 

New Leaf Remodeling

28030 Dorothy Dr. Suite 207, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

As its name implies, New Leaf Remodeling is a firm that enhances your home into one that practically feels like an entirely new residence. Bringing over 22 years of experience to every project, New Leaf Remodeling is known for applying honesty and integrity to all its work. While specializing in renovating kitchens, bathrooms, and whole homes, the firm offers a variety of home improvement services that can be customized depending on each project. Realtors and interior designers know that New Leaf Remodeling offers their clients superior customer service and project management, and the referrals prove it.

Palatin Remodeling

28720 Roadside Dr. Suite #152, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Founded by Gil Palatin with the goal of transforming Southern California houses into dream homes, Palatin remodeling has been doing just that for over 30 years. During this time, it has gained a reputation for crafting beautiful and functional remodeling that include kitchens and bathrooms, room additions, concrete services, gate repairs, fences, and painting services. As a veteran firm that has worked with several clients, Palatin Remodeling is known for its exceptional work ethic, great attention to detail and for always fulfilling its promise to enhance the client’s quality of life. 

Schaub Construction, Inc.

2955 E Hillcrest Dr. #127, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Within the 37 years of its existence, Schaub Construction,Inc. has built and remodeled over 250 custom homes in Hidden Hills, Malibu, Lake Sherwood, North Ranch, Beverly Hills, and Calabasas. Among the several projects in its portfolio, Schaub Construction,Inc. most notable work is a modern two-story home that plays with plain geometric features, modern lights, and finds balance with the outdoors with large floor-to-ceiling windows.

Schaub Construction,Inc. is currently managed by founder Dave Schaub, a professional who learned the construction business as a child from the ground up from working for his father. Throughout his high school years, Schaub also drew plans for several homes in Lynch Ranch. With his years of experience, the firm was able to collaborate with designers, architects, and landscapers to give clients structures that display high quality and a distinction unique to its owners.

Trend Tech Builders

3480 Radcliffe Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Trend Tech Builders is a firm that has been around since 1976. Within the next years, it has done work for clients in several counties including the Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Placer, El Dorado, Nevada, Yolo, and Sacramento counties. As a firm that has been in the industry for several years, Trend Tech Builders is capable of several services including custom home construction, construction management, and bath and kitchen remodels. During such projects, this veteran firm has been praised by architects, colleagues, and clients for displaying a work ethic centered around a high level of professionalism, high attention to detail, timeliness, and effective communication.

Westside Remodeling

1164 Newbury Rd. Suite B, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

A firm with almost 40 years of industry experience, Westside Remodeling is capable of various services. These include design-build remodeling for kitchens and bathrooms, additions, outdoor living spaces, and whole-house remodeling. After working for so many years, its abilities have been recognized by publications like Architectural Digest, L.A. Home and Remodeling, Professional Remodeler, and Remodeling Magazine. Such recognition has been given thanks to projects like the West Hills remodel. Though the whole house was remodeled, its point room is the kitchen designed with custom quartz countertops that highlight an incredibly eye-catching sapphire blue pattern that flows from the countertop to the kitchen wall. Aside from a plethora of beautiful projects, the firm also has a professional and highly reputable team. 

Currently, the firm is managed by president and founder Bob Sturgeon who has nearly 40 years of experience in the industry. 

About Our Rankings

This list takes a range of ranking criteria into consideration, including but not limited to: work history, customer satisfaction, awards and recognition, geographic area of work, cost, building permits, and clientele. We spent over 40 hours researching local contractors before calculating the final ranking for this post. If there is additional information about your business that could affect these rankings, please fill out this form and we will take it into consideration.

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If you are thinking about doing a construction project, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.


  • 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