Custom Home Builders in Northbrook, IL – Design, Build & Remodeling

If the fast pace, tight quarters and loud noises of the city have you looking for a place where you can slow down, spread out and catch your breath, building or remodeling a home in Northbrook, Illinois may be in your future—and the experienced architects and builders at Orren Pickell Building Group are ready to help you make it happen. Do you already have a vision for what your renovated home will look like when it’s finished, or do you need help brainstorming ideas and gathering inspiration for building a new home from scratch? Regardless of where you are in your design, build or remodel journey, our team can help develop a design plan that suits your specific needs and will evolve with your family.

One of the many beautiful communities that makes up the North Shore, Northbrook is a family-friendly village with world-class public schools. From an extensive community parks system that includes indoor ice rinks, a golf course, playgrounds and two fishing lakes, to the area’s diverse business community including Fortune 500 companies like Allstate, Crate & Barrel and Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook has something to offer everyone, but is still able to maintain its small-town charm—a double value.

At Orren Pickell Building Group, we provide that same level of value, by crafting homes that deliver all of the modern-day functionality and convenience you need without cutting corners when it comes to high-end finishes or luxurious touches. Regardless of if you choose to bring a bit of Nantucket to the North Shore or your preferences lean toward the clean lines and open spaces associated with contemporary design, our team will work hand-in-hand with you to create a home that works for your lifestyle.

The Orren Pickell Building Group has provided Northbrook residents with a variety of home services for the past four decades, including:

You can count on us to help transform your vision for a new Northbrook home into a reality. Get in touch with us today and we’ll work together to make your dream home come true!

A stunning example of a contemporary home in Northbrook, IL. The sleek kitchen features Brookhaven cabinetry and a Waterfall-edge quartzite countertop.
The front entry features stucco, stone and glass and an African mahogany front door with clear glass sidelights.
Glass details are available throughout the home, including near the home’s dramatic staircase, which features 3” red oak treads, red oak handrails, open risers and a glass balustrade.

Northbrook Custom Homes – Your Preferred Home Builder

The designers, architects and builders at Orren Pickell Building Group have been delivering amazing custom homes in Northbrook and across the North Shore since the 1970s. People know that they can count on us for quality work, impeccable service and superb attention to detail because we take pride in our reputation. We strive to provide the ideal home building experience for every project, every time and look forward to showing you how painless that whole experience could be.

Building your new home should be a time of excitement and anticipation, not a time of headaches and frustrations. Your Orren Pickell project manager will guide you through every step of the process, helping you make decisions, answering questions and proactively addressing issues so you don’t ever need to stress.

The Orren Pickell difference will be clear from the first time we meet; please join us for a complimentary consultation. We’ll learn about your ideas, will tell you how our team can help translate your vision to reality and will highlight the ways that our team will go above and beyond to make sure you’re satisfied.

Northbrook Dream Homes

If you trust the construction of your dream home to the wrong Northbrook firm, you may end up living with a nightmare. Instead, trust a firm with hundreds of design awards, proven design/build experience and scores of delighted clients—trust the Orren Pickell Building Group.

For the past 40 years, our designers and architects have worked with people just like you to create custom homes that truly reflect the way you live. We don’t rush the process; we spend time getting to know you and your family, learning what you like, your lifestyle, how you like to entertain and how you and your family may change in the future. We ask questions. We provide suggestions, options, advice, research and innovative solutions, based on years of real-world experience. We listen.

Northbrook, Illinois Home Remodeling

If your current home is feeling a bit outdated or cramped, remodeling it can make all of the difference. And whether you do a whole house remodel from top to bottom or you simply redo a room or two, the Orren Pickell Building Group is here to help. Our team will help you navigate the sometimes overwhelming process of remodeling your home, from deciding which space(s) to remodel to developing a design plan through the construction or addition process.

Unlike other remodeling contractors who may jump in hammers first, Orren Pickell takes the same “design first” approach to its remodeling projects as we do to our new build projects, helping ensure no unwelcome surprises or unforeseen issues. Our expert designers and architects have handled a number of remodeling projects in Northbrook over the past 40 years, including:

  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Sunrooms
  • Second story additions
  • Room additions
  • Master suite additions
  • Office additions
  • And more

Renovation projects are notorious for delays and rising costs, but Orren Pickell’s project managers have the real-world experience necessary to ensure that your job goes off without a hitch.  Touch base with us today; we’ll show you examples of our previous work and will learn more about what changes you need for your current home.

A Partnership Built on Putting Your Needs First

Ask your Northbrook neighbors who have Orren Pickell homes and they’ll tell you it’s true—other remodeling contractors in Northbrook, IL will say that they’re partnering with you on your remodeling project, but at the Orren Pickell Building Group, it is a true partnership—we always put the client’s needs first. Here’s how you’ll be able to tell that it’s all about you:

  • We listen in that we always take the opportunity to learn more about your wants, needs and preferences. Your thoughts matter.
  • We lead in that we always look for the latest, most innovative solutions for building and renovation, so you can benefit from the most efficient, advanced technology the market offers. You rely on us to be the experts and we will not let you down.

Customization Options for Whole-House Remodeling in Northbrook, IL

What if you love your home’s location in Northbrook and it has great bones, but the room sizes, the interior layout or something else about its functionality doesn’t work for you any longer? Before you put it on the market, consider a whole-house remodel.

Not familiar with this concept? No problem. Get in touch with one of our design consultants for a no-obligation consultation and we’ll guide you through the process, finding out more about your lifestyle, your family and what your future holds, explain how a whole-house remodel works and discuss whether it might be a good idea for you. The answer will depend on a number of factors. For example, will your family be growing (or shrinking) in the next few years? What impact (if any) does your work have on your home? We’ll work with you to develop a big picture view of the how your house needs to suit your lifestyle now and how it must adapt to serve you in the future, then we will create a remodeling plan that makes it a reality.

Add a Sunroom to Bring the Outdoors In

Make the most of your beautiful landscaping by highlighting it with the addition of a custom sunroom. Sunrooms are an attractive way to add additional living space to your home and extend the amount of time you can effectively enjoy the “outdoors” without having to brave the elements. Orren Pickell’s design consultants can help you choose the best location to showcase your view.