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The Best Construction Companies in Denver, Colorado

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As the capital city of Colorado, Denver combines the sophistication of urbanized neighborhoods with the liveliness of a thriving outdoor scene. This city is known for its cultural attractions, craft breweries, restaurants, and international music scene. There are also scenic views from its blue skies and panoramic mountain vistas that have inspired numerous authors, musicians, and pop culture icons.

For those who are interested in setting up an office or settling down in a home somewhere in Denver, we have created a list of the best construction companies working in the area. These firms are known for maintaining industry standards while guiding clients throughout the construction process.

The Beck Group

1001 17th Street, Suite Pl100, Denver, CO 80202

The Beck Group provides services for all architecture, construction, sustainability, and technology-related needs to clients in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, Monterrey, and Tampa. Firm employees are encouraged to deliver these services efficiently and swiftly to ensure every facet of the project is tended to. The multi-disciplinary teams also have the expertise and creativity to deliver progressive, expansive results.

The Beck Group has worked on projects in the arts, aviation, business, civic, education, entertainment, faith, healthcare, residential, hospitality, life sciences, mixed-use, and retail sectors. The 15th & Stout Dual Brand Hotel, in particular, is a hospitality project in Denver. This project’s concept was to combine two dissimilar hotel flags using a contemporary style. The material palate was used to blur the lines between brands and create a cohesive image. The Beck Group worked on the lobby, five levels of integrated parking, and 15 levels of hotel guest rooms. There are 382 total guest rooms, a fitness center, and meeting/conference spaces for guests. Furthermore, The Beck Group provided integrated design-build services. This project won the Design-Build Institute of America Rocky Mountain Region’s Best Overall Project and Commercial categories. 

Saunders Construction

86 Inverness Place North, Englewood, CO 80112

Saunders Construction primarily performs construction management/general contracting (CM/GC) work for clients in the Rocky Mountain region. Its exact services are based on the needs of the client as well as the results of market research and financial planning. In general, Saunders will provide integrated CM/GC, design-build, public-private partnership, and commercial real estate development services. Most of its clients are from the energy, mixed-use, healthcare, office, higher education, hospitality, and aviation sectors.

Saunders worked on the Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Hotel and Transit Center Program. In particular, the firm worked on a 519-room hotel with amenities that cater to travelers, including a 26,000-square-foot conference center for about 2,500 people. There is also a public plaza that acts as a venue for programs and events where passengers and visitors can relax, eat, and seek entertainment. This project received several awards, including the Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Colorado Project of the Year award and the Best Projects award for the Airport/Transit Category.

Hyder Construction

1031 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80204

Hyder Construction specializes in structures for the corporate, multifamily, municipal, hospitality, retail, and restaurant sectors. Many of these projects, particularly commercial and resort types, are located around the Front Range and the Mountains of Colorado. Hyder Construction’s team consists of professionals experienced in technical and logistical matters, which helps the firm deliver quality construction, service, and teamwork.

Among Hyder Construction’s retail projects is the Room & Board expansion in Denver. This project required the firm to demolish and remove the existing two-story structure and then replace it with 28,000 square feet of new space. The new space features a covered garage, a second-story showroom with an exterior balcony, and a third-story rooftop space for outdoor furniture pieces. The rooftop has a 60-foot-long reflecting water feature and panoramic views of the nearby areas. Hyder Construction also worked on the wall layout, the lighting, the base/case/trim, and the grid beam ceiling system.

Spectrum General Contractors

5135 East 38th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80207

Spectrum General Contractors provides clients with services like commercial construction, historic building preservation, restaurant construction, civic project contracting, and residential general contracting. By providing these services, the firm has become known for working on some of the most challenging and creative projects. It collaborates with clients and architects to ensure it achieves high-quality craftsmanship.

Many of Spectrum General Contractors’ projects are in the Denver area, including Firehouse. The original structure was built in 1892 in an area with different food and beverage destinations. This project required the firm to convert an old firehouse into a commercial building with spaces for tenants and a restaurant. Some of Spectrum General Contractors’ other projects include the commercial, historic, adaptive reuse, civic, and residential sectors.

Brinkman Construction

2935 Larimer Street, Unit 300, Denver, CO 80205

Brinkman Construction works to bring clients services backed by knowledge, creative solutions, hands-on leadership, and high-quality results. Its portfolio features multi-family, healthcare, industrial, office, interior, hospitality, senior living, restaurant, brewery, retail, and specialty projects. The firm has more than 160 employees working to ensure clients are so satisfied with the work they will come back with new projects.

Brinkman worked on Drive 2, a sustainability-focused two-building urban office building in Denver. This office’s exterior features black corrugated steel with exposed masonry joints and glass blocks. The transparency theme of the exterior design is matched with the interior, which has skylights and glass floors from top to bottom. There are also garage doors on all four levels that open Drive 2 to the urban skyline and the nearby mountain views. The work Brinkman did on this project was awarded ENR’s Mountain States Best Project Under $10M award and the Best of Denver 2013 – Best New Office Building award.

Larsen Development

1361 South Broadway, Suite 102, Denver, CO 80210

Larsen Development specializes in luxury custom home projects in the Denver area. The firm creates spaces that reflect the personality and lifestyle of the homeowner. The firm also ensures its designs embody quality, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. Firm president Jeff Englund leads the firm in fostering an environment of commitment, passion, and integrity.

Larsen Development’s clients are given guidance throughout their projects, which makes the process and experience both easier and more enjoyable. In bringing clients quality service, the firm incorporates an online software program to stay in constant contact with clients. Clients have access to the construction schedule, design selections, and meeting notes. This open communication allows clients to track project progress, stay informed, and make informed decisions.

Bonsai Design Build

2931 West 25th Avenue, #202, Denver, CO 80211

Bonsai Design Build works to provide high-performance and passive design and construction services. As an architect-led firm, the focus of each employee is on creating sustainable, collaborative, and client-centric designs. Each structure is built using natural and local materials and industry-standard techniques, which produces environmentally-friendly homes.

Many of Bonsai’s projects can be found in Denver, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Arvada, Greenwood Village, and Jefferson County. One project is a modern home in LoHi, designed to bring pure comfort to its residents. There are windows around the home meant to increase the amount of natural light and wood finishes for subtle warmth. The second floor has a passive solar “greenhouse” hallway, which has a built-in indoor planter that can produce food. The hallway also uses reclaimed pine wood as the exterior, which blurs the lines between nature and the interior.

Chalet Colorado

517 E. Bayaud Avenue, Denver, CO 80209

Chalet Colorado provides architecture, interior design, and construction services to clients in the greater Denver area. It specializes in creating site-specific designs for single-family projects. Most of the design inspiration comes from the home’s neighborhood and the regional vernacular so that the home has a sense of belonging while remaining true to the client’s personality and lifestyle.

Chalet Colorado was created to produce spaces that embody excellence created from best construction practices. Its construction and design professionals work together on one team to ensure a more holistic approach to completing projects. This collaborative approach allows Chalet Colorado to achieve cost controls, streamlined scheduling, effective management, and overall project synergy. The architecture side of the firm focuses on modernizing traditional ideas, while the interior design side puts emphasis on using durable and sustainable materials to create a bridge between traditional and contemporary ideas.

H&H Builders, LLC

12295 Pennsylvania Street, Suite 10 B, Denver, CO 80241

H&H Builders specializes in historic remodeling, structural remodeling, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Its team has 50 years of combined experience in residential and design-build construction. In completing its projects, H&H Builders provides constant support to its team to ensure the output quality is consistent across projects.

H&H Builders worked on a whole house remodeling project in the Wellshire neighborhood of Denver. The project involved working on both the main level and the basement remodel. Some of the client’s requests included addressing their concerns about the small living and dining areas, the small cramped main-level bedrooms, the lack of a master bathroom, a general lack of closets, and the poor layout of their basement. To address these needs, H&H Builders expanded the living and dining space by removing the load-bearing wall while adding a new fireplace and sitting area for warmth and comfort. The new master bedroom suite was given a five-piece luxury bath and walk-in closet; the garage was converted into an office with abundant light and a vaulted ceiling. Other features include a second master suite with a bath and walk-in closet, an additional guest bedroom, a spacious laundry room, and a large family room.

Simmermon & Company

825 Speer Boulevard, Suite 100C, Denver, CO 80215

Simmermon & Company specializes in providing custom home building, design-build, home remodeling, home renovation, and home restoration services. The firm produces quality remodeling work for clients in the Denver area. To do so, owner Roger Simmermon uses the experience he accumulated working as a journeyman carpenter, foreman, and superintendent.

Most of Simmermon & Company’s projects are located in Denver Country Club, Washington Park, Cherry Creek, Greenwood Village, Lone Tree, and the Seventh Avenue Historic District. Our featured project is the Washington Park remodel featuring a contemporary living room. This living room has large brown-framed windows, light wood flooring, a brown wood ceiling, and beige walls. The room also has a metal fireplace for a cozy effect.