Read what a few of our clients have to say about us; we are proud to share their positive comments and will work hard to ensure your satisfaction too.
Our Second MacLeish Home!
“We are currently living very happily in our second home built by MacLeish Builders. We specifically sought them out to build our current home due to the exceptional quality, professionalism, ease to work with and remarkable attention to detail in our first MacLeish home.
They believe in working WITH the client to give them what they want in their home. They are always available to answer any questions, entertain any request and help you work with your ideas as well as share some of theirs, from years of experience, to incorporate with yours. They help you through all selection processes in an effort to make life easier for you.
Dan MacLeish and his family will accept nothing less than the highest quality and professional from their skilled tradesmen, employees and anyone who takes part in building your home, at the same time treating them fairly and with respect.
They are truly MASTER BUILDERS and a joy to work with. They are wonderful people and will give you a home that will stand out from all others. We would never even consider having anything but a MacLeish home.”
– Rick & Pat, Rochester Hills
Never Any 'Hard Parts' with MacLeish Building
“When it came time for us to downsize, we looked into the Sanctuary In The Hills condominium community just a few miles from our home.
At our initial visit Dan MacLeish gave us a personal tour of several units that were near completion. Given our past knowledge of Dan’s longstanding reputation for quality workmanship and quality materials we quickly decided to purchase one.
That's always the easy part for any new home build. (We had had two previous homes built). The hard part occurs during the build when changes are requested or builder/contractor mistakes are made or shortcuts are taken by the builder at the expense of the buyer.
The difference for us between this build and our first two was that there were never any hard parts.
If we wanted changes made to the architectural design, the answer was always "yes" – even after parts of the condo were completed – rather than "I'm sorry...we can't deviate from the drawing."
Dan MacLeish has been in the building business for over 50 years and his knowledge and experience are self-evident. He was at the job site almost every day checking on the progress and quality of each day's work.
Dan’s daughter, sales agent/decorator Melody Griffin, was also available any time we needed her input into the numerous choices all buyers face with a new home build. And if Dan was not available, son Danny Jr. would assist us (and he did the landscaping as well!). Dan and Joyce MacLeish, Melody and Danny and all their company's staff only wanted us to be happy with our new home. Who could ask for more from your builder?
We are blessed to be able to finally say that we now own a MacLeish-built home.”
– T & D, Rochester Hills
Made Sure It Was Done Right
“Thanks to the entire MacLeish family. Our dream has become a realty. You are a gift that we will always treasure!
It's important to note that I have built three homes, prior to working with MacLeish Building. I was very concerned that my builder was a true partner, because I live in California. The MacLeish team has been thoughtful, conscientious, clear and supportive from the very beginning and throughout the construction process. Under Danny's leadership, MacLeish Building has aligned themselves with high calibre craftsmen who are scheduled and perform at a high quality level. This commitment, coordination and responsiveness made a tremendous difference for our project.
Danny served as our construction manager. He was as committed to details as I would have been. I observed first hand, on several occasions, when Danny looked for the most minute construction detail and made sure it was done right.
In addition, Danny was thoughtful about providing options for consideration, rather than sticking solely to the original plan. He did this proactively and provided ample amounts of time to consider the pros and cons. Bottom line: MacLeish Building is the best construction contractor I have ever worked with. If I ever decided to build anther home, calling MacLeish and Danny would be my very first call.”
– D & G, Rochester Hills
Remodeled Office Space with "Class A" Results Earns Compliments
“MacLeish Building remodeled an old office building in Troy for my business. They turned a dated, plain old building into a beautiful Class A office space. Dan and his crew provided excellent workmanship. Melody provided great guidance on the interior design and Joyce was helpful with all of the other aspects of planning the project. Every time a client comes to see us they compliment us on our beautiful new building. MacLeish Building has given us a very impressive office building.
– Gregory J. Hinkson, CFP®, Hinkson Wealth Management, Troy
“We could not more enthusiastically recommend MacLeish building. Dan is not only professional, most capable, and personable – but there was always the highest honesty and integrity in the relationship. He was available when we needed to contact him, and it was a pleasure dealing with him.
We had extensive renovations in our house, and still get comments on how lovely everything is and what quality is shown in the workmanship. All was done as promised, for the prices promised, and in the time-frame proposed.”
– David & Carolyn, Bloomfield Hills
“I have been in the building and developing business for 40 years and I knew right away when I chose MacLeish to build my house that I had made the right decision.
I have been out of the business for several years. However, people still ask me to recommend a builder. Without hesitation I recommend MacLeish Building. A family-run business with integrity.”
– Bill Gilbert, Gilbert and Vennettilli, Oakland Township
Attention to Detail
“[MacLeish Building]… transformed a house we bought for our family into a wonderful home. MacLeish Building is able to keep fresh their mastered mix of old-fashioned craftsmanship and service, state-of-the art materials and timeless design. Having their guidance and oversight in our design ideas, coupled with their maniacal attention to detail, ensured we would be pleased not only with the beauty but also the function of our new home. And after living in our home for three years we certainly are pleased!”
– George & Charlene Wells, Clarkston
Professional, Clean…On Time and On Budget!
“We had a unique position where we needed our new home built in 12 months. Many promise, few deliver! [MacLeish] had it completed in 11 months. Not only that, but our house was built on budget.
We chose MacLeish Building because of their price, quality and integrity. All of the trades are professional and clean! No messes ever left on the job during the entire process…so professional.”
– Lisa Ilitch Murray, Bingham Farms
Delivering on a Promise
“From our first meeting with the MacLeish Building team we realized that this was no ordinary builder, but one possessed of sincerity, honesty, integrity and ability…we placed in them our trust. We were never once disappointed.
From start-to-finish, we found each member of the MacLeish Building team attentive and receptive to our wishes, always keeping us informed of the progress during the construction of our home. Additionally, the MacLeish Building team assisted us in selecting those many features that would serve to enhance the appearance, functionality and value of our home – as well as lending greatly to our comfort and enjoyment of it.
We would have no hesitation, whatsoever, in recommending the MacLeish building team to anyone with an interest in building a new – or renovating an existing – home.”
– Ivona and Henry Gorry, Orion Township
A Successful Building Experience
“We highly recommend the MacLeish Building team for their unsurpassed personal service, honesty, and integrity. Their thorough pre-planning process and regular on-site meetings during construction assured our successful building experience.
Each request and concern was met with great attention to detail. We were able to make choices and decisions with confidence, guided by their vast product knowledge and building expertise. We could not be more proud of our home and continue to enjoy the quality features and timeless elegance found in each MacLeish home.”
– Greg and Judy Graves, West Bloomfield
Kitchen Remodel: Truly Beautiful
“I love my new kitchen, love everything about it – cabinets, countertops, floor, woodwork. It is truly beautiful and all I wanted. Thank you Dan for giving so much time to this project – for bringing in your ‘people’ and for all the behind the scenes work you did to get this all together. Thank you Joyce for…your great suggestions.”
– Lynn D., Troy