For the past 25 years, work has taken the homeowners of our featured home across Lake Michigan to Chicago while they maintained a...
Old Mission Bay had been a home away from home for Nathan Boggs and Anni Crouter since 2012, when they converted a barn into their vacation home. When the opportunity to purchase a lot on Grand Traverse West Bay presented itself, the couple knew they could not pass it up.
As the founders of Bay Area Contracting and later BAC Design Group, they initially built two homes, one for themselves and one for their parents.
When a Chicago couple observed the meticulous craftsmanship of a neighboring condominium renovation on East Bay, they knew they’d found their builder ― Jamie Wilkins, owner of Trillium Shore LLC.
Adam and Kelly Vertican of Impact Building & Renovations originally built this Mountain Craftsman home for their own growing family. But as is often the case with people in the building profession, they got another idea and built something else. So, another family hit the jackpot with this one. The very same passion, detail, and care are evident in each home that Impact builds.
Marcus Trombetta was celebrating his recent property purchase at a local winery when he first heard about the company that would build his new home. Bill Ayers, of Ayers Contracting LLC, had remodeled the very bar he was sitting at, converting it from a living space to a commercial wine tasting facility.
Blending the past with the present might have been a daunting task for a less experienced architect, but Bradley Wheeler was more than up for the challenge of renovating the home while also more than doubling its original size.
They say that true beauty shines from within, and Ryan McCoon of Endura Performance Homes certainly holds that to be true. When he talks about this stunning 3,308-square-foot home that won Judge’s Choice Best Overall in the Parade of Homes, he always reverts to his passion: energy efficiency and a healthy home.
This is something Ryan Hill of DLH Builders gives a lot of thought to. “Placement is just as important as the structure because the beauty of the property adds to the beauty of the home. I pride myself on protecting the integrity of Torch Lake because I love it.”
Contractor Shaun Gober of EETKO Builders is always looking for new ideas to incorporate into his building projects. Those ideas come from a variety of sources. While on vacation, he read an article on the growing popularity of the Modern Farmhouse in an industry magazine.