Jacksonville, Florida—the most populous city in the state—constantly draws new homeowners due to its gorgeous weather, strong economy, and its many offerings for fun things to do. To make the most of this fun city, many residents may want to revamp their place in order to maximize space and functionality. If you are a Jacksonville resident and are looking to do just this, our list of the best remodeling contractors in the city can assist you. These firms have a strong client base, have received a number of impressive awards, have extensive industry experience, and are ready to provide you with knowledgeable ideas for your dream projects. These firms also have the ability to handle a project of any size or complexity because of the large number of professionals they have on staff.
577 College St. Jacksonville, FL 32204
Since its establishment in 2007, Centerbeam Construction has earned a strong reputation for its renovation work on historical properties. The company particularly demonstrated its expertise in design and green building through its rehabilitation of this featured 1925 home, which is now equipped with insulated walls, ceilings, and flooring. The refurbished bungalow also features newly weighted windows, a smart thermostat, and a variety of energy-efficient appliances. This remodel is one of many residential projects CenterBeam has completed that has earned the firm the Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) Award and the Residential Rehabilitation Award from the City Of Jacksonville Historic Preservation.
Christina Starmer, the co-owner of CenterBeam, capitalizes on her 10 years of construction experience to manage all aspects of the company and provide an unparalleled client experience. She leads the CenterBeam team as it guides clients through the entirety of the design-build/remodel process, from setting the initial budget and producing design drawings, to the execution of the construction phase. The firm also offers services that include wood repair, landlord services — like yearly maintenance and minor repairs — and Tenant Turnover Services such as painting, cleaning, and flooring.
11222 St Johns Industrial Pkwy. N #5, Jacksonville, FL 32246
BeeTree Homes is a well-known building contractor in Jacksonville, Florida that offers services in new additions, the development of large and small custom residences, and renovations of existing homes. The company is particularly regarded for its ability to execute complex home renovations, especially in its work on custom kitchen and bathroom remodeling that is tailored to its clients’ unique budget and needs. BeeTree enlists the expertise of its interior design consultants to bring bathroom and kitchen designs to life in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary to Mediterranean.
Katrina Hosea and Chuck Hosea are the driving forces behind BeeTree’s design-build process. The two principals, along with their team, guide clients through the early stage of design selection all the way through the later stage of construction, all while sticking to the established timeline.
BeeTree creates lasting impressions for its residential projects, all of which are accredited by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). One reflection of BeeTree’s craftsmanship and technical ability on its residential projects is this Deerwood Coastal Modern home. The team created an open-concept kitchen by moving the old kitchen to the formal dining space, and by seamlessly connecting the new kitchen to the living area. The original kitchen became a breakfast nook, while the old laundry room space was transformed into the new powder bathroom and laundry room.
Sport Nobles Construction, Inc.
1585 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32210
In its work on custom home building, residential remodeling, design, and construction, Sport Nobles Construction, Inc. offers clients both creative and technical expertise. The firm has designed and built an impressive portfolio of residential, commercial tenant build-out, and new construction projects. These projects all meet the standards of the Northeast Florida Builders Association (NFBA) and the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA).
The Sport Nobles process begins by defining the client’s vision and budget, which then inspires the development of the engineered drawings. The in-house team, led by president Sport Nobles, carries out a communication plan that keeps clients in the loop by ensuring monthly in-person meetings that cover budget and schedule updates. The Murray Hill remodel is one product of this holistic approach. The home’s kitchen serves as the main focal point, as it features traditional white cabinetry, contrastingly dark countertops, and a kitchen island with a beautiful top. The hardwood floors used in the living areas of the home also offer great contrast, and the fireplace located beneath the television brings quiet sophistication to the living area.
Sandifer Design Build
4788 Hodges Blvd. Unit #102, Jacksonville, FL 32224
As a full-service contractor, Sandifer Design Build balances its clients’ needs and style preferences in order to design spaces that are both inspiring and functional. Sandifer’s 30 years of design-build experience has given it a strong ability to deliver transparent and frequent communication, accurate estimations for project timelines and costs, and continuity from start to finish. The company has been recognized by the NAHB and FHBA for its home building, customized design and remodeling, and exterior addition work.
Nick Sandifer runs the company, applying his in-depth knowledge of construction into practice as a licensed general contractor and a member of NEFBA Remodelers. He has made Sandifer Design Build a premier firm in home renovation and kitchen and bath remodeling projects. One such representative of the firm’s outstanding portfolio of home remodels is this Ponte Vedra remodel. The traditional white cabinets complement the warm tones in the space, and, together with the windows, invite a natural brightness to the space. The large kitchen island offers an ample amount of counter space, and the tile floors and beautiful granite countertops round out this new kitchen. The master bathroom received a facelift as well, and includes a luxurious bathtub, spacious shower, and a dual vanity with traditional cream cabinetry.
All Florida Custom Homes
10033 Sawgrass Dr. West, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
For over 30 years, All Florida Custom Homes has offered custom home construction, remodeling, and roofing services in the Jacksonville area. Open communication with clients is at the heart of the firm’s approach, which ensures that the project result is always aligned with the homeowner’s style. As a third-generation builder, firm leader John Raymer draws on his experience and his passion for crafting custom homes to spearhead this client-centric approach. Raymer and his team’s commitment to a culture that fosters quality work, collaboration, and innovation is at the core of their success on the projects they complete throughout Jacksonville. The company also implements all of its projects with the support of the Northeast Florida Builders Association and Northeast Florida Builders Association.
The Isaac remodel is one product of the firm’s excellent workmanship. For this project, the kitchen, dining room, and living room were all remodeled to create an open floor layout, and a powder room was also added to the space. Throughout the renovated space, earthy and neutral tones are used to give off a warm and inviting feel. The wooden floors, bamboo bar stools, and cream dining furniture create a stark contrast to the white cabinetry that is used in the kitchen.
1629 San Marco Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207
Course Contracting is a full-service general contracting firm that provides construction and remodeling services in the Jacksonville area. Its owner and president, Brian Wilson, uses his many years of experience in construction management to lead his team of experienced professionals. As an established company in Jacksonville, the firm maintains an active presence in numerous industry organizations, including the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA), and the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA). It also has LEED-accredited professionals who specialize in green building practices.
This featured whole home remodel in Jacksonville demonstrates the creativity that the Course Contracting team utilizes on every project. The suspended kitchen cabinets hang at uneven heights to add visual variety, while the island countertop cantilevers in order to maximize workspace without occupying additional floor space. Granite textures in the kitchen match the stone-accented fireplace, while the dark wood flooring of the dining room is artistically offset by the light-colored kitchen fixtures and living room furniture.
Construction Services & Innovations II, Inc
501 Penman Rd. Neptune Beach, FL 32266
Construction Services & Innovations II, founded in 1999, is a Marine Corps and veteran-owned and operated company that provides remodeling services and room additions. The company particularly specializes in tile and millwork, painting, insulation, drywalling, and general contracting. Its meticulous planning process and commitment to quality have earned it a strong reputation for superior project delivery. With the firm’s team of professionals who have extensive design-build and subcontractor management experience, the Danville-based firm offers an expert service centered on understanding the clients’ unique styles and preferences. The team also includes in-house licensed real estate agents who are skilled in assessing resale values of remodels and readying homes for the market. With its dedicated approach and high level of professionalism, the firm creates a positive and collaborative environment.
Chris Gayler offers his knowledge of the construction process to Construction Services & Innovations II’s collection of home remodels, which includes the Seminole Road project. Gayler and his team took advantage of the high ceiling and clerestory windows by perforating the entire wall and making the openings bigger—bringing in more sunlight into the space and creating a breathtaking connection to the outdoor patio. The sleek marble kitchen countertop, dark cabinetry and fixtures, chrome detailing, and geometric backsplash all work together to give the space a very modernized look.
Pillar Construction & Remodel
3167 St Johns Bluff Rd. S #205, Jacksonville, FL 32246
Pillar Construction & Remodel creates each and every project with quality craftsmanship and exceptional customer service. The Jacksonville-based company specializes in home renovations, kitchen renovations, room additions, and bathroom remodels. Established in 2015, the firm has developed a specialized remodeling methodology that aims to remove the stress that comes with home renovation by recognizing and properly addressing the challenges of construction. The procedure also highlights collaboration between the firm and the clients to ensure that the project is completed efficiently and with the client’s perspective in mind. This approach is executed under the leadership of Shawn Griffith, the owner of the firm and a Certified Building Contractor. With Griffith at the helm of the firm’s projects, clients have access to a professional with more than 18 years of construction experience.
Griffith guided his team in this residential remodel, notable for its high coffered ceiling which allows for a mezzanine space that overlooks the living room. Arched entryways soften the tone of the space, creating a sense of continuity between the different rooms. The beige walls, curved kitchen island, and under-cabinet downlighting also contribute to the elegance and sophistication of the home.
5875 Mining Terrace, Suite #103, Jacksonville, FL 32257
Rainier is a general contracting firm that provides new construction and full home renovation services in Jacksonville and its surrounding cities. With the firm’s client-centered approach, the team of professionals on any given project is able to provide clients with detailed and personalized attention to their project. The team also provides clients with day-to-day updates on the project’s progress and timeline. The company received accreditation from the NAHB for the quality it consistently delivers to its clients, all the way from the initial site assessment to the final inspection.
Owner Mathew Lenk oversees coordination between the company’s design and construction professionals to control costs and ensure efficient schedules. Lenk has completed an impressively diverse body of work, of which an excellent representative is the Jacksonville Waterfront renovation. The highlight of this project is that the kitchen was re-situated on a raised platform, which clearly defined the space while also maintaining the openness of the space. The kitchen looks out on the living space and has a view of the outdoor pool through glass double doors.
Aria Homes, Inc.
3948 3rd St. South #5, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
For over 9 years, Aria Homes has provided its clients with turnkey solutions for their construction projects in the Jacksonville area. The company is a licensed general contractor that specializes in custom and semi-custom home building. Its practice enables it to deliver successful projects that are completed on time and within budget, as its expert team provides excellent management and construction skills, as well as high-quality work.
The firm is led by Irina Johnson, who served as the president at Benchmark Custom Luxury Homes prior to founding Aria Homes. Her over 20 years of industry experience have provided the firm with expertise in customer service and quality construction work. Along with her own personal involvement in the daily operations of construction, she has built a trusted team from the area’s robust professional workforce in order to produce thoughtfully made custom homes such as this contemporary beach house. The residence features a solid wood sliding barn door and an entire side of the house that consists of glass openings to blur the boundary between the indoors and outdoors. The pool and garden act as a relaxing backdrop to the interior spaces.
The Dantzler Group Inc. General Contractor
7048 Old Plank Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32254
Recognized by the NAHB and NEFBA, Dantzler Group Inc. champions a roster of commercial and residential projects that balance aesthetic and functionality. Since its establishment in 1991, the firm has been renowned for its remodeling and commercial construction portfolio, as well as its home additions and roofing work. Its decades of presence in the region’s construction industry have allowed it to develop a unique building method—an approach that guides clients from the first stages of the development process all the way to project completion. Grounded in strong client relationships and community-focused engagement, the Dantzler Group delivers high-quality structures to each of its clients.
For the Dantzler Group Inc. team, learning about the client starts at the initial site visit, where design options and project budgets are explored. The project team keeps in frequent touch with the client to get their feedback on design drawings, and preparation for the construction phase takes off from there. This process has resulted in skillfully constructed home remodels such as this property located in the Historic Avondale area. The refurbishment included installing new wood flooring throughout the home, the conversion of a downstairs bathroom to a new laundry/half bath, and an upgrade of the master bedroom to include a master bath and walk-in closet.
Southern Concepts Contracting
2825 Treasure Cove Ln. Jacksonville, FL 32224
Southern Concepts Contracting sets itself apart by offering home automation and smart home packages that come from years of exploring innovation and new technology. With a state certified Electrical Specialty Contractor license, the company specializes in creating automation that makes homes come alive. Along with this area of expertise, Southern Concepts specializes in bathroom, kitchen, and exterior remodeling, as well as home additions and new construction. The firm has a strong track record of masterfully installing doors, windows, siding, and pavers, as well as executing commercial build-outs.
With its efficient building practices and years of experience, the firm has amassed an impressive remodeling portfolio that includes this Inwood loft studio space. One highlight of this project is the bathroom, which is strategically located beneath the bed area in order to maximize space and offer flexibility.