About Residential Remodeling Services

Sustainable Design Build is a trusted and reviewed company for residential remodeling services and design/build projects, based in Denver, CO. We operate with integrity and genuine love of the city’s unique homes while modernizing your space to fit the needs of your current, urban lifestyle. Learn more about Sustainable Design Build and why we chose to offer remodeling services in Denver. We have a great team who are licensed and accredited for any job or home project you have. Or, head on over to our contact form. Or check out our portfolio of professionally completed work.

Residential Remodeling Services

What sets us apart from other general contractors in the Denver metro area is our classic home full-service approach to your project. Allowing us to work designs, consulting and construction services all under one roof. Our services include remodeling & restoration, full home renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, additions, pop tops, basements and ADUs.

Return on Investment

Sustainable Design Build seeks to complete projects that are of the best benefit to you! With competitive pricing we make sure are getting the best value for your home project. That also includes professional advice to help discern less attractive projects that might no be reasonable for our clients.

Construction Solution

With a turn-key solution to the residential remodeling services process, we aim to provide a stress-free solution to servicing your home. We have specifically selected our sub-contractors to ensure high quality finishes and can . We have a skilled team of vendors and subs that will work with you to ensure your project looks perfect.


Financing any home project can pose unique challenges because they don’t fit the mold of a conventional home build or remodel.  It takes an experienced broker to navigate the process with creative lending strategies.  Our team of professionals can assist you in building a funding solution to make your project a reality. Our partners will work with you directly to provide the best option for your project.

Company News

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As Metro Denver and the nation continues to adjust and adapt to the new normal during the Coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans have been confined to their homes. People need more space. Remodeling homes for offices and flex spaces are satisfying a need families are trying to adjust to, a safe space.

Social distancing guidelines and health advisories are still in large effect which continues to shape the daily lives of everyone. This, coupled with the fact that companies are continuing to reduce their office workforce and implementing more telecommuting and work-from-home policies, people are looking to adapt and make the most out of their home situation. For some, this means creating a unique space for themselves that attends to all the amenities they once had from a business office.

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5 Harsh Realities of Building an ADU – How to Navigate Them to Start Today

5 Harsh Realities of Building an ADU – How to Navigate Them to Start Today

Homeowners, neighborhoods, and our local communities can fight against the housing crisis and density issues Denver faces through the construction of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). Also known as granny flats and carriage houses, these structures can not only help provide a sense of gentle density, they additionally provide homeowners with supplementary sources of income and increased property values. Even though Denver officials seem to be encouraging the rising trend of ADU construction, the harsh realities of building an ADU make it difficult for homeowners to navigate the process and succeed. To avoid these pitfalls so you are able to start planning your Accessory Dwelling Unit build today, here are five main points that will help as a primer to anyone looking at building one for their home.

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Finishing a Basement: Where do I start?

Finishing a Basement: Where do I start?

Finishing a basement, it’s probably one of the best and most rewarding projects you can do for your home. But there are some things you need to know when planning your basement remodel.
It might not be a surprise but before finishing a basement needs to be clean and empty. This means cleared-out, clean, and open. This might be the first hurdle for homeowners as unfinished basements tend to be converted into convenient storage. A good suggestion, rent out a storage container and offload all that clutter from your basement into it. Having a clean basement is necessary so when basement remodelers arrive at your home, they can take quick and accurate measurements. Also, a benefit of clearing up a basement is the ability to see an open space for visualizing what it will become. Like they say, “start with a clean slate!”.

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Zach McKendry

General Contractor | Founder

Zach is a 4th generation contractor native to Colorado. He has worked in and owned several construction companies. Over the last few years, Zach has been specializing in real estate investment and rehabbing single family homes. Afterwards, he completed higher tiered licensing utilizing his solid foundation of industry knowledge. Now, Zach oversees the construction process from start to finish as well as all wholesaling endeavors. He truly prides himself on delivering a product he and his family can be proud of for years to come.

Mike McCarty

Director of Operations | Founder | Realtor | ABR PSA

Mike started his real estate career in 2010 through several investment property acquisitions. While working in the construction industry, Mike’s continued interest in real estate along with his growing rental property portfolio led him to a career shift to real estate, including getting his real estate license. To date, Mike has purchased around 20 properties consisting of condos, houses, rental properties, and lots. His experience as a real estate investor and salesperson laid the foundation for his passion for real estate development. Now, Mike oversees the marketing/advertising of Sustainable Design Build’s projects as well as land acquisition.

Jon Lourash

Project Manager

After overseeing hundreds of stores in the wireless market, Jon has extensive experience in managing multiple moving parts of an organization. Now, transplanted to Colorado, Jon is working with Sustainable Design Build and the General Contractor as a project manager. Utilizing his expertise in management and leadership, Jon succeeds in keeping new builds on track and on time with his goal aligning with Sustainable Design Build to create new homes for this great city of Denver.

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Khris Vest

Project Manager

Khris Vest is a Colorado native. He studied Fine Arts at Metropolitan State University while working and apprenticing under his uncle at RHJ construction. Khris has also managed multi-level, million-dollar, retail stores and has a talent for sales and a passion for helping others. Also, he is a associate broker for Love Colorado Real EstateKhris meets the needs of his clients by applying his skills and expertise as a project manager for Sustainable Design Build.

Thomas Greiman

Admin Coordinator | Colorado Notary Public

Thomas is the administrative coordinator with the Sustainable Design Build team. His past experience as an operations manager established a solid foundation for his support role within the company. Thomas streamlines company operations, manages external marketing communications and assists all members of Sustainable Design Build.

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