Santa Monica is a combination of a laid-back beach town and a sophisticated urban space. Although the cost of living in the city is not cheap, its access to beaches, quality education, and endless dining and entertainment options make it the preferred place to relocate. Thanks to its thriving, sustainable economy, Santa Monica also provides plenty of job opportunities to young professionals. If you are a resident of Santa Monica and want to revamp your current kitchen space, we have gathered 13 of the best kitchen remodeling contractors to transform your kitchen into a gourmet haven.

Spazio LA

10620 W. Magnolia Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Spazio LA is an award-winning design and build company providing high-end remodel, architecture and building design, home additions, and home extensions to North Hollywood, Santa Monica, Encino, Glendale, Los Angeles, and Beverly Hills. The firm specializes in complete kitchen, bathroom, and home remodeling design and construction, and it has completed spaces that reflect the beauty and personality of its clients. The firm was established in 2005 and has since served as a one-stop-shop, assisting in every aspect of a project, from planning to custom-made finishes.

The firm is led by award-winning designer Essi Safdie and experienced builder David Veltman. Essi has a background in painting and sculpting and an incredible talent for interior and exterior design. Meanwhile, David has 15 years of experience working on high-end residential remodeling. Multiple publications have featured the firm, including Caesarstone, Interior Collective, and Voyage LA, and the firm’s work has been featured on HGTV as well.

SoCal Contractor

1838 Sawtelle Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025

SoCal Contractor is a Los Angeles-based award-winning interior design firm established in 2009. For 13 years, it has been involved in the construction and remodeling of residential, hospitality, commercial interiors, exterior, landscape, and interior architecture. It offers a seamless design-build experience to its clients. It has provided a wide range of services, including remodeling, general contracting, installation, retrofitting, ADU, additions, extensions, and custom homes. SoCal Contractors provides its services to Alondra Park, Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica.

SoCal Contractor has been featured in multiple magazines worldwide, including Los Angeles Times and People Magazine. The firm is led by Roy Yerushalmi and he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s projects. The firm has won numerous awards, including the LUXE Best Designer, Viking Best Kitchen, and Greenopia Best Biz.

Greenworks Construction

20301 Ventura Boulevard, #222 Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Greenworks Construction is a leading general contractor in Southern California. The firm has been in the business for 13 years and has provided remodeling, new home construction, additions, interior remodels, and exterior remodels throughout the state’s southern region. Since its establishment in 2009, the firm has focused on showcasing the personal styles of its clients and bringing their imaginative ideas to life. It also implements budget-conscious techniques, making it the first choice for each client’s home improvement needs.

As a family-owned business, Greenworks Construction emphasizes reliability and quality workmanship. It encourages collaboration between its crew and its clients to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. The firm is led by Omri Moalem, who directs a team of the finest architects, visual designers, and structural engineers. The team’s extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in the industry have enabled it to increase the value of its clients’ homes.

Joel & Co. Construction

11693 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Joel & Co. Construction is a custom home builder established in 1983. For 39 years, the firm has been committed to implementing sustainable, eco-friendly construction and best practices. The firm operates in San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles and provides general contracting, custom homes, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, room additions, and commercial construction services. Joel & Co. Construction prides itself on its quality workmanship, attention to detail, and eagerness to communicate with clients openly. It also understands that each project is about making homeowners’ vision the central focus—not simply putting up walls or tiles.

The firm’s dedication to its craft has enabled it to become one of the city’s most reliable and fastest-growing custom home builders. Each project is personally led by Joel Portillo, a licensed general contractor and the founder of Joel & Co. Construction. He is devoted to being the best general contractor in Los Angeles by making his clients’ dreams a reality.

Progressive Builders

7445 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, #220, Canoga Park, CA 91303

Headquartered in Canoga Park, California Progressive Builders is a general contractor specializing in custom homes and kitchen and bath remodeling services. For 25 years, the firm has created leading bathroom and kitchen remodeling designs flawlessly and professionally. It extends its services across Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, and Reseda, providing customized solutions that guarantee satisfaction for everyone it serves. The firm’s team of industry-leading professionals is trained to deliver everything from minor to complete home modifications

Since 1997, Progressive Builders has managed to build projects in a cost-effective manner. It is also committed to quality and thus only uses the finest materials to provide clients with the best home makeover. The firm operates under the leadership of Lilach Platzkevitz, who serves as the company’s CEO.

Martins Construction

1666 Courtney Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Martins Construction is a remodeling general contractor and home builder in Los Angeles. The firm was formed in 2006 and continues to provide custom homes, remodeling, and general contracting services to Encino, Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, and Malibu. The firm is passionate about finding functional solutions that create incredible results in residential and commercial construction. It also aims to make things that last, so it strives to achieve a flawless finish and excellent workmanship for every project.

Martins Construction is managed by Robert Martins—he wants the firm to be the leading home builder in California. The crew includes experienced professionals; they have the expertise and knowledge of the latest industry resources capable of responding to clients’ needs. During its 16 years in the business, the firm has won multiple awards and been named on the 2011, 2016, and 2018 Qualified Remodeler Magazine Top 500 list.

Houck Construction

1531 Pontius Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Houck Construction is a luxury home design and construction company that collaborates, designs, and builds to make a homeowner’s unique vision a reality. The firm opened its doors in 1988 and it has since focused on general contracting, remodeling, custom homes, repairs, project management, and home additions services. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm extends its services to Bel Air, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, and Tarzana. Its integrity and commitment as a premier design and build firm has enabled Houck Construction to survive for over three decades in the industry.

Houck Construction strives to redefine clients’ remodeling experiences by bringing green principles and sustainable design to every project. David Houck is the CEO and founder of the company. He actively participates in designing many projects and has created high-end environments for multi-million dollar estates in Rolling Hills and Bel Air. 

Forest Construction

3302 E Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Westlake Village, CA 91362

With over 70 years in business, Forest Construction has gained a reputation as a family-owned and operated contractor responsible for a range of services from room additions and remodels to new luxury home construction in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.

Forest Construction is staffed by dedicated employees that have helped the firm establish a strong reputation in the areas it serves. Founded in 1949, Ernesto Sepulveda has since become President of Forest Construction and led the firm to be named by Remodeling Magazine as one of the top 50 construction companies in the country and voted Favorite Contractor by the readers of the Ventura County Star for many years.

Abraham Building & Consulting Inc.

2219 Main Street, Suite 149, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Abraham Building & Consulting Inc. is a licensed, bonded, and insured general contractor offering remodeling, addition, ADU, new home construction, patio enclosure, roofing, painting, and consulting across Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The firm opened its doors in 2015 and has since focused on giving clients the guidance and personalized attention they deserve. The firm has transformed countless homes into refreshed spaces that suit homeowners’ likes and lifestyles. Abraham Building & Consulting guarantees on-time project delivery and pays strict attention to its clients’ budgets.

Ran Avraham leads the family-owned business. He comes from a family of contractors and he is a licensed contractor. He is passionate about making the construction process as seamless and enjoyable as possible, supporting clients from the initial consultation through the design process.

Waconah Construction

2431 1/2 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291Founded in 2004, Waconah Construction is a luxury home builder serving Southern California. It specializes in custom homes, complete home remodeling, kitchen remodeling, and bathroom remodeling. The firm focuses on providing unmatched customer service and fascinating designs. The firm’s architectural solutions are provided with unsurpassed craftsmanship. Its ability to construct stunning homes from start to finish has enabled clients to concentrate on the enjoyable aspects of building their new custom homes.

Waconah Construction operates under the supervision of Chris Mulhern. He is a mechanical engineer who decided to bring his knowledge of building and technology to the construction world. In 1995, he started his building career and gradually learned how to integrate affordable technology into homes. Today, he focuses on “green building,” specializing in energy and water efficiency.

Pandro Sokolow Construction Inc.

1946 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Pandro Sokolow Construction is a Santa Monica-based general contractor dedicated to building homes and neighborhoods where homeowners can make new and lasting memories. It has offered custom homes, remodels, and commercial general contracting services since 1994. The firm remains committed to building quality work and providing the best possible customer service. On every project, Pandro Sokolow Construction strives to create spaces that capture customers’ ultimate goals. It is vital for the firm to produce new spaces that bring a smile to people’s faces.

Pandro Sokolow heads the firm. Whether the project is a new home construction, remodeling, or addition, he works closely with architects, designers, and clients to ensure customer satisfaction. He is also always aware of schedules and budgets, ensuring great success. The firm was featured by numerous presses, such as Fine HomeBuilding and Metropolitan Home.

Gordon Gibson Construction

3000 31st Street, Suite G, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Gordon Gibson Construction has built custom homes for over five decades and created incredible designs for clients across Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and West Hollywood. The firm specializes in pre-construction, construction, and post-construction services and has become one of the premier builders of custom home builders in Los Angeles. The firm is staffed by the most efficient and inspiring people in the business, both in the office and field.

Gordon Gibson owns and leads the company. After obtaining his general contracting license, he started studying residential home building and founded Gordon Gibson Construction. His exceptional attention to detail and hands-on approach has allowed the firm to offer a transparent building process to its clients. He has worked with some industry-leading architects, designers, and subcontractors throughout his construction career.

Gleicher Associates

415 South Topanga Canyon Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Topanga, CA 90290

Established in 1983, Gleicher Associates is a residential home builder operating in Topanga, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Malibu, Santa Monica, and Los Angeles County. It strives to provide satisfaction and contentment to homeowners by building homes that reflect their lifestyles. It offers custom homes, remodels, and additions services. The firm remains committed to building relationships, quality, and sustainable spaces for future generations to enjoy. During its nearly 40 years in the business, the firm has established a solid and diverse network of collaborators who have the skill, creativity, and dedication to make any project a success. 

Gleicher Associates runs under the direction of Bert Gleicher. He leads a team of driven, intelligent staff and skilled construction experts working together to produce outstanding work. The firm is a member of the U.S Green Building Council, incorporating green building practices into its work.