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Why McKay

McKay Building Company is a family business, dedicated to enhancing the homes of our clients with exceptional custom renovations and additions tailored to their lifestyles. Our specialized design + build approach yields incredible benefits. Renowned designerStephen McKay and seasoned builder Craig McKay offer a wealth of knowledge and an unparalleled combination of skills to create personalized renovation and expansion solutions, seamlessly integrating them with existing spaces. What’s more, the benefit of fixed pricing makes McKay Building Company a standout: this amazing advantage is rarely seen in the custom residential renovation and addition industry. As brothers and lifelong residents of southeast Michigan, Craig and Stephen McKay are proud to serve local families through the design, building and management of custom renovation and addition projects. With their combined 30 years of experience in high-end, custom construction, plus strong relationships with top craftsmen, the McKays elevate the standard for excellence.

Why Choose Us

Turn Your Inspirations Into Reality

Our team tours your home, looks at your inspiration photos so we can understand your needs, then sketches some plans right there! This means we can come up with immediate solutions that we know will work for your design goals and budget, without any delays.

Our Unique Fixed Cost Approach

Changing material and labor prices are not your concern with McKay Building Company. If costs go up throughout your build, you are protected with our industry leading fixed contract pricing.

100% Customized Solution

We don’t do builder grade. We do completely bespoke design, exactly how you see it. Whether you see a project on Pinterest or dream up the perfect room, we make it happen.

We’re Available at Every Step

We oversee the entire renovation from start-to-finish. You won’t work through a sales agent. You will work directly with our team – professional architects, interior designers & contractors.

Craig Mckay

Craig McKay

With on-the-ground experience building and managing construction for regionally and nationally renowned companies, Craig offers an unmatched level of expertise. Over the course of his career, Craig has managed approximately $150,000,000 in construction initiatives while overseeing dozens and dozens of projects simultaneously, working to exceed client expectations every time. He was recognized as a Top 100 Construction Manager among thousands of candidates nationwide by one of the country’s finest home building companies. Craig has served on job sites from the very beginning, gaining experience with his dad, a master electrician, and his uncle, a seasoned builder of fences and decks. At a very young age Craig started his own fencing, decking and construction company, after which he moved into construction management with two national residential construction companies.

Craig’s excellent leadership and listening skills, in addition to his wide range of experiences, make him uniquely equipped to fully understand what clients wish to achieve. Craig will discuss with clients their previous experiences with residential construction – what they did and did not enjoy – and ensure that their project with McKay Building is stress-free, culminating in a seamless integration with their existing home, so it does not even look like an addition. Today, Craig leads McKay Building Company with a dedication to exceptionally high-quality custom renovation and addition solutions tailored to customers’ unique needs and preferences.

Stephen Mckay

Stephen McKay

Only a handful of building operations in the nation offer the architectural design expertise and ingenuity of Stephen’s caliber. Named by National Builder Magazine as one of the country’s 40 under 40, Stephen is a Certified Green Professional; LEED AP; and Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects. Clients often marvel as he sketches their ideas upside down and they watch the latest trends in luxury home design and commercial spaces take shape. As McKay Building Company’s co-founder, Stephen understands how to strike the balance between fashion and function – what looks good and what works, while managing his client’s budget.

From the first meeting, clients experience the benefits of Stephen’s tremendous architectural expertise. He will sketch your vision right before your eyes during the initial consultation, while Craig provides real-time guidance on the projected building costs, so you can make real-time decisions. Both Stephen and Craig are well versed in cutting-edge design trends, with extensive experience incorporating gorgeous fixtures such as reclaimed wood, weathered zinc and more, which elevate the ambiance of your indoor and outdoor spaces.

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