Miami is home to some of the world’s most luxurious homes. It’s a sanctuary for those who seek to live the tropical lifestyle. Residents are treated to Miami’s beautiful sunsets, hip beaches, and high-end shopping locations. However, the city is also vulnerable to intense weather conditions, which exposes homes to potential damages. This is why homeowners should consider factors beyond aesthetic when building or remodeling their homes.
Miami’s best residential general contractors understand the city’s unique environment—from its weather to the context where homes are built. Luckily for the city’s residents, we have developed this list of the top luxury residential general contractors in partnership with one of Florida’s leading construction firms, Amicon. With an understanding of the best building practices for Miami homes, the firms on this list are capable of building sturdy and beautiful homes that prioritize every client’s need and safety. These firms have been evaluated on their craftsmanship, customer service, reputation, and awards.
2601 S Bayshore Dr. Suite #1460, Miami, FL 33133
Accolade, a general contracting firm, also offers architectural and interior design. It is managed by co-founders Henrique Chor and Jorge L. Esteban, who have over five decades of combined industry experience. Under their management, the company has built and designed homes for upscale clients in the exclusive neighborhoods of Miami.
The firm is known for its expertise in building Mediterranean-inspired and modern luxury homes. One of the firm’s works is the two-story Mediterranean bayfront home in Miami Beach. The home features unrestricted access to the beach and unobstructed views of the ocean. Its resort-like aesthetic and amenities have attracted celebrity guests from all over the world.
7400 SW 57 Ct. Suite #203, South Miami, FL 33143
For nearly four decades, All-Go Construction has been building and beautifying homes across Miami. The firm values transparency throughout its building process, hoping to develop long-lasting relationships with clients. Founded by Jose Garcia, the company has built its reputation by collaborating with some of the best construction professionals in the industry. These collaborative projects have been featured in Luxe and The Real Deal Magazine.
All-Go Construction worked with Pila Design Studio and CAD Studio Architecture to craft a transitional Miami Home. The two-story house is accentuated with Mediterranean touches. It features outdoor spaces, an outdoor kitchen, and a pool area.
10261 SW 72 St. Suite #103, Miami, FL 33173
Ray and Michelle Castellanos are the founders of Authentic Construction, South Florida’s premier general contractor for the construction of custom homes for the affluent. A keen focus on transparency, accountability, and boutique service to its clients, Authentic Construction is a name that is synonymous with quality and trust. Boasting an accomplished portfolio of over $100,000,000 and 250,000 square feet of custom home construction, their team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in luxury homebuilding has made Authentic Construction a household name in prestigious neighborhoods such as Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, Coral Gables, and Pinecrest.
The canvas for the development of this stunning home is an infill site in a gated community off of the Intracoastal Waterway in South Florida. In addition to the typical functions of a dwelling, this home required special ritual components for a profoundly spiritual family. Situated on a 20,500 square foot lot with 100 feet of waterfront, this 12,000 square foot KZ Architecture designed home blends traditional spiritual functions with the context of pure modern forms. An eclectic mix of materials such as stone, metal, glass, exotic woods, and lush foliage was embodied by the attention to detail that has long been a trademark of Authentic Construction.
Bart Reines Construction
1800 Sunset Harbour Dr. Marina Suite P, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Bart Reines Construction is a Miami-based general contractor, serving a diverse international clientele. It has built many elegant homes designed in a variety of architectural styles—from trendy modern homes to Balinese-inspired estates. The company has been featured in the media for having built some of the most expensive and stylish homes in Miami.
As the firm’s principal, Bart Reines keeps the company’s projects to a minimum, which ensures each client receives personalized services for the duration of their project. The firm is able to build bespoke homes through collaborations with the best professionals in the industry. Bart Reines has worked with A-listers like Anna Kournikova, Adriana Lim, and Lenny Kravitz.
Borges + Associates
999 Brickell Ave. Suite #700, Miami, FL 33131
World-class architectural design defines the portfolio of Borges + Associates. With offices in key locations like Miami, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, it is able to reach a discerning clientele with luxurious architectural tastes. The company successfully caters to these clients through Reinaldo Borges’s background in architecture. He has built numerous luxury high-rise buildings, multi-family residences, and complex mixed-use facilities.
Borges received the prestigious AIA Architect of the Year award in 2016. An example of his firm’s work in the Miami area is an ultra-modern Lakeview home. This luxury single family villa features an infinity edge pool and outdoor lounging spaces that make it perfect for entertaining guests.
120 NE 27th St. Suite #100, Miami, FL 33137
Barry Brodsky partnered with his father to open Brodson Construction right after finishing college. Pursuing his passion for building has allowed him to grow the company into one of the most distinguished home builders in Florida. Over its three-decade existence, the company has grown into a mid-sized construction firm with a national client base. Under Brodsky’s leadership, the company’s work has been featured in HomeAdore, CBS Miami, and Curbed.
Brodson Construction has constructed some of Miami’s most high-end residences. One of these is the Pine Tree South home, which the firm built in collaboration with SAOTA, a world-renowned architectural firm based in South Africa. The luxurious indoor/outdoor tropical home features an art gallery, a gym, and a basketball court.
CF Construction and Remodeling
3532 SW 113th Ct., Miami, FL 33165-3422
CF Construction and Remodeling is one of the premier residential contractors of Miami Dade County and South Florida. The company is guided by founder Claudio Fernandez’s vision of building homes that are expressions of their homeowners. The company does this by personalizing the service for every client, making sure that they are involved in building their own dream homes.
Fernandez began his career in construction as a professional tile installer. This allows his company to install luxurious ceramic, porcelain, limestone, and imported tiles in its residential constructions and renovations. The firm is capable of building homes in a variety of home styles—from traditional French Revival style to modern and contemporary homes.
5959 Blue Lagoon Dr. Suite #200, Miami, FL 33126
Coastal Construction was founded in 1988 by Thomas Murphy Jr., a carpenter with an undeniable passion for building beautiful homes. His love for the craft was passed onto the next generation of Murphys; today, Coastal Construction is a family-run fourth-generation homebuilder. Thomas continues to lead the firm along with his namesake, Tom C. Murphy, who began his career in the industry at the early age of 14. The company is currently among the top construction companies in the country.
With the industry status and prestige that the company has attained, Coastal Construction has built homes for Hollywood legends like Oprah and Sylvester Stallone. It has also received recognition as Contractor of the Year from Engineering News-Record, and has been featured in the South Florida Business Journal and Venice Magazine.
1414 NW 107th Ave. #401, Miami, FL 33172
Cuesta Construction, established by brothers Michael, William, and George Guesta in 1986, has become one of Miami’s top builders in the residential and commercial markets. The firm specializes in the design-build approach, making the building process a convenient experience for its clients; the firm also aims to keep lines of communication open and transparent with its clients to ensure a smooth process.
The firm builds luxury homes and hospitality buildings in the contemporary, modern, and eclectic design styles. An example of its work is a Pinecrest Home, highlighted by its minimalist-inspired aesthetic. It utilizes a monochromatic palette, contrasted by natural elements that are used as accents throughout the home.
Hidalgo Construction Company
2719 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 33134
Oscar Hidalgo established Hidalgo Construction Company in 1989 after gaining experience in the industry while working for a home builder in Florida. With his background in architecture, he entered the luxury home building market , and has become one of Miami’s sought-after builders of bespoke homes.
Hidalgo and his team have had the honor of receiving the coveted Custom Homebuilder of the Year award on two separate occasions. The firm’s work has been featured on Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, and Veranda Magazine. Among its featured projects is the Old Cutler Bay Point home, which features a stunning skylight, a study, and a classic yet minimalist chef’s kitchen.
3326 Mary St., 5th Floor, Miami, FL 33133
Jarosz Development is an architect-led firm, established by Zbigniew W. Jarosz over three decades ago. He manages the company alongside his architectural firm, allowing the construction company to build projects marked by unique design sensibilities and attention to every detail. consistently collaborates with his staff of 30 building professionals in order to craft some of Miami’s classiest homes.
Under Jarosz, the firm has been featured on local and national media, including Architectural Digest, Luxe, and Dream Homes. The firm’s work has won coveted awards from the American Institute of Architects and Florida Builder’s Association. The firm has also built the homes of of Michael Jordan, Dan Marino, and Matt Damon.
345 NE 80th St. Suite #316, Miami, FL, 33133
Established in 2017, Krome Construction is an emerging premier luxury home builder in Miami. This newcomer was founded by Jason Elmer and Jordan Gruber, who both built their careers working for one of the biggest general contractors in the Greater Miami area. Today, they direct the full-service general contracting company, specializing in building luxury homes and designing high-end condominium interiors.
With just over two years under its belt, the company’s portfolio impresses with the quality of its work. Among its standout projects is a North Bay Road waterfront home that the firm remodeled in collaboration with Clodagh Design Studio, an award-winning design firm from New York.
Marker Construction Group
226 SE 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
W. Grey Marker finished his Building Construction Management degree while simultaneously rising through the ranks of the construction industry. Since he founded Marker Construction Group in 2001, Grey Marker has been dedicated to doing business in a way that sets the company apart from other construction management and general contracting firms in South Florida. Since the firm’s inception, Marker has specialized in a multitude of areas including both high-end residential construction and commercial projects. The firm is committed to delivering superior quality homes to its clients throughout South Florida and the company’s “Build Better” philosophy goes further than just construction. It is instilled in the company’s relationship with its employees, clients and the community. Thanks to its mission, the firm has won several awards from building and business organizations in Florida.
Marker builds classic Mediterranean-inspired homes, Georgian Colonials, Tudors, and contemporary estates. One of its notable projects is the Indian Creek Estate in Miami, which stands out for its beautiful Mediterranean-inspired exteriors and landscaping. The elegant home features a lounge space that offers an unobstructed view of Miami Beach. Additional luxury homes built by Marker Construction include the modern and chic Setai Penthouse in Miami Beach and a contemporary masterpiece on Fisher Island.
TWENTY TWO GROUP
3841 NE 2nd Ave. Suite #300, Miami, FL 33137
TWENTY TWO GROUP is a forward-thinking general contractor, focusing on building for high-end clients in the residential, commercial, and retail markets. Established just eight years ago, the firm has already built homes for celebrity clients like Cher and Pharrell Williams. The firm takes pride in its work for several high-end brands, including Versace, Cartier, and Christian Louboutin.
The company owes its stellar reputation to its owner and principal, Cole Haynes. Haynes had over two decades of experience in construction management, development, and design before founding TWENTY TWO GROUP in partnership with his friend and mentor, Craig Robins. Haynes recently served on the board of the prestigious Miami Center for Architecture and Design.
12000 Biscayne Blvd. Suite #505, Miami, FL 33181
After 43 years in the industry, Woolems has built some of the most beautiful and complex bespoke homes for a diverse clientele in Miami. The company, under James Woolems’ leadership, has made a mark in the luxury custom home building industry through its principal’s unique ability to craft exceptional homes that fit Miami’s posh and tropical aesthetic. It specializes in building contemporary, modern, French Colonial, and Georgian Colonial homes.
Woolems is a member of many prestigious building organizations, including the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America, US Green Building Council, and the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. Its luxury builds have been featured on national and statewide magazines such as Luxe, The Luxury of Home, and Architectural Digest.