HBA Spotlight – The Kitchen Center

HBA Spotlight – The Kitchen Center

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT THE KITCHEN CENTER (970) 245.9816 OWNERS: Bill and Heather Arcieri bill@kitchencenter.com www.kitchenCenterColorado.com The Kitchen Center How did you get started in the industry? The Kitchen Center was founded in 1979 by the Arcieri family in their home garage here in Grand Junction. Their plan was to supply the valley with quality kitchen and bathroom cabinets at an affordable price. Since then, they have grown into the largest family-owned kitchen cabinet company between Denver and Salt Lake City, and now have second and third generation family members involved with the day to day operations. How has the industry changed since […]

Clayton Homes

Clayton Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT CLAYTON HOMES (970) 245-9039 OWNERS: Jim Clayton and Kevin Clayton www.ClaytonHomesGrandJunction.com CLAYTON HOMES About Clayton Homes. Clayton Homes has been in business since 1966 starting in Tennessee with one home center by Jim Clayton. Jim and his family grew the company to one of the nations largest home builders. Kevin Clayton, Jim’s son is now CEO of the company. We have many affiliated companies, retail home centers, building facilities, insurance company, home lenders, site-built construction. On a more local level, we build homes all over western Colorado and eastern Utah. We offer general contracting service in many locations, complete […]

Alpine Glass

Alpine Glass

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALPINE GLASS (970) 245-0399 OWNER: Jeremiah Windscheffel www.AlpineGlassGJ.com Alpine Glass How did you get started in the industry? I started with Alpine Glass in 1997 installing windows, shower doors, and mirrors, moved to residential manager in 2006, took over as general manager in 2009, and purchased the company in 2012. How has the industry changed since you got started? The housing market for custom homes is booming, more builders are now building homes to fit individual homeowners needs. Customers are more aware of green building ideas and picking products to save energy and resources. We love that customers are […]

All Draft

All Draft

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALL DRAFT Gilbert Maynard AllDraft Design Services, LLC www.GoAllDraft.com  (970) 241-6782 All Draft   All Draft knows how important time to market is for professional home builders, that is why we are very proud to offer 3 to 5 business day turn around times. We know how to keep home design and engineering projects on track for rapid construction schedules. About you and your family. I was raised in southern California, where I met my wife. We moved to Grand Junction over 20 years ago to live near family that we have in the area. We have a 14 […]

Builders First Source

Builders First Source

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE 970-243-4688 2773 Riverside Parkway Grand Junction, CO 81501 2018 Home Expo Sponsor www.BLDR.com Builders FirstSource Who is Builders FirstSource? Builders FirstSource strives to be the preferred supplier of structural building materials and services to the residential and commercial construction industry across the nation by providing personalized attention at the local level, and a wide range of resources only offered by a large company. Builders FirstSource’s goal is to provide outstanding products and services to every customer, regardless of size. On July 31, 2015, Builders FirstSource acquired its largest competitor, ProBuild Holdings LLC, creating a more diversified company […]

Builder Spotlight: Copper Creek Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Copper Creek Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT COPPER CREEK HOMES Silas Colman and Chris Colman Owner / Copper Creek Homes  970-256-7355 www.CopperCreekLife.com Copper Creek Homes       How did you get started in this business? 
(By: Chris) I started working in construction as a heavy equipment operator and framer nearly 40 years ago while going to Bible College to be a minister. I later went into ministry full-time and was the lead pastor at quickly growing Christian church for 25 years. When my son, Silas, was attending College, he really wanted me to go into the real estate business with him after graduation. In addition to attending […]

Builder Spotlight: Porter Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Porter Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT PORTER HOMES Nate Porter Owner / Porter Homes 970-255-7077 www.gjporterhomes.com Porter Homes             CMU graduate Nate Porter started his custom homebuilding firm over 10 years ago just as the pain of the economic downturn really began to impact the construction industry. In the past 10 years the firm has grown from building one or two homes a year, with Nate wearing a tool belt every day, to delivering 17 custom homes in 2016. How has the building industry changed in the last 10 years? When I started the company, a builder had many sub-contractor options on […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Gardner Construction

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Gardner Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ GARDNER CONSTRUCTION Lawrence Balerio Owner / GJ Gardner Construction  970-245-7542  www.gjgardner.com GJ Gardner Construction Where did you grow up? I was born and raised here in Grand Junction. How did you get started in the building industry? In high school I started out as a framer’s helper during the summer months. After finishing school I went to work as an equipment operator and eventually worked my way up to foreman. At the age of 20, I went to work for Unocal as an underground miner in the oil shale industry. After Unocal closed its door I started my own […]

Builder Spotlight: Conquest Construction

Builder Spotlight:  Conquest Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT CONQUEST CONSTRUCTION Darren Caldwell Owner, Conquest Construction 970-243-1242 www.conquestconstruction.com Conquest Construction   What is your background? I was born and raised in a small oil and gas community in Northern British Columbia, and I have spent most of my life involved in every aspect of the home building industry. I started out working with my dad in home construction. Construction, real estate, and land development are the family business. I lived and worked in Arizona and Vancouver before moving to Grand Junction in 1998. I have owned and operated my own construction company for over 30 years. I am fortunate […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Home Builders

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Home Builders

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ HOME BUILDER Steve Voytilla Owner / GJ Home Builder (970) 234-2000 www.stevevoytila.com GJ Home Builder How did you get started in the industry? I moved back to Grand Junction after graduating from high school in Thermopolis, Wyoming in 1982. My dad was a project engineer with the Colorado Department of Highways, and he helped me obtain my first construction job in Debeque Canyon as an equipment operator. After two years on that job, my brother Scott and I started a construction business building homes in the Ridges. We built approximately 30 homes through the 1990s. During this time I […]

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