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About Us

Colonial Builders LLC wants to thank you for taking the time to inquire about us. Colonial Builders was founded in 1975 and is rooted in a strong family tradition of builders. Colonial Builders currently is owned and operated by Tim Nagelkirk with the assistance of his office assistant Stephanie Elders along with the amazing Colonial TEAM.

Colonial is an innovative and creative residential construction and home remodeling company specializing in custom and quality workmanship in the West Michigan area. Our goal is to insure our clients that the construction process will be an efficient, economical, and mutually gratifying experience as we proceed in constructing their “dream home”. We would be delighted to help you with site selection, home design and placement, financing and/or any other customization details.      Read More…

Client Testimonials

Colonial Builders, far exceeded our expectations with regard to superior craftsmanship, tremendous project organization, friendly and honest service by the entire Colonial family, accurate pricing, and ability to meet deadlines. We are pleased and honored to… Read more “Meleca’s”

Meleca’s

Raised in Michigan we moved back from the Chicago area after the birth of our first daughter in 2001. We started the search for a new home and were lucky to find a Colonial built residence… Read more “Eric and Becky Ward”

Eric and Becky Ward

Friends and family all jokingly warned us that building a house was going to be a true test of our relationship because of how stressful it would be.  Nothing was further from the truth.  The process… Read more “Tom and Stacy Kuiper”

Tom and Stacy Kuiper

Latest News

  • Home of the Year 2017

    “Picking a builder came down to the fact that it’s not just picking someone who is the most competitively priced; it’s someone who can partner with you on a project,” said Engen. “I felt like Tim [Nagelkirk] was far and away the best choice we could have made. It’s been an incredible experience. Looking back […]

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  • Elegantly Enchanted

    “Be not afraid of greatness some are born great. Some achieve greatness some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night For Tim Nagelkirk, life with Colonial Builders has been a combination of all three. Whether he came by his love of crafting wood genetically – his grandfather was […]

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  • Layered Perfection

    Nestled amidst a mature, wooded landscape in the Cascade area, a 10,000-plus square-foot-dream chateau deceives times. The estate appears to have been built generations prior and plucked from a serene country side in France. This distinct, European presence is exactly what the homeowners desired. “As far as the look of the home, we wanted it […]

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