Residential & Commercial Construction

DeShano Companies, Inc.
DeShano Companies, Inc. has been serving central and northern Michigan since 1966. Specializing in new home, multi-family, and light commercial construction, DeShano Companies has the experience and staff to complete any size project. As a design builder, we guide each of our customers through the entire development process, from financing all the way to completion. Feel free to contact us today to book an appointment for a no-pressure tour of our selection center in Gladwin, or to receive a free plan book.
Why DeShano Companies, Inc?
Waterfront Living
Considering a waterfront build? DeShano Companies has extensive experience in building water facing homes. We will help you design the perfect house to take advantage of your lot's unique views and elevation. Since most waterfront homes have two fronts, it is important to design the house to have appeal from both sides. Our drafting and design team will take each of these factors into consideration to help design your perfect home, cottage, or cabin.
Waterfront Friendly Home Plans
Models Homes and Lots
DeShano Companies, Inc. has model homes and building lots available in many different communities around central and northern Michigan. Model homes are move-in ready so you don't have to wait for the construction process. Some are built as shells, meaning you get to pick out your own floor covering, paint colors, cabinets, counter tops, and hardware. We also maintain a variety of building lots with features such as golf, water, and woods.
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Commercial Construction
With decades of experience in building energy efficient commercial and multi-family buildings, we have the knowledge and connections to seamlessly design and execute your project. Our portfolio includes over 50 apartment complexes, over 50 office buildings, and countless other commercial buildings such as retail stores, mini-malls, rehabilitation centers, gas stations, car washes, fertilizer buildings, mini-storage complexes, and senior living communities. As a design builder, our responsibility starts early on in the development process. Our team will assist from the design and planning stage, all the way to completion.
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Residential Service Area
The primary service area of DeShano Companies for residential new construction consists of many central and northern Michigan communities. These include, but are not limited to: Alma, Atlanta, Auburn, Au Gres, Bay City, Beaverton, Cadillac, Clare, Caseville, Coleman, Edenville, Evart, Farwell, Freeland, Gaylord, Gladwin, Grayling, Harrison, Harrisville, Higgins Lake, Houghton Lake, Indian River, Kalkaska, Lake City, Lewiston, Linwood, Manistee, Midland, Mio, Mt Pleasant, Oscoda, Pinconning, Prescott, Port Austin, Reed City, Roscommon, Rosebush, Rose City, Sebewaing, Standish, St. Louis, Sugar Springs, Tawas, West Branch, Whittemore, and others depending upon our current workload. If you are considering a commercial project, please contact us to determine if it is located within our expanded commercial construction radius.
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"The staff is professional, courteous and has a can-do attitude. They did an excellent job on our new home construction making changes along the way seamless. The open-door policy on all concerns kept our minds at ease as well as encouraging us to visit the job site as much as we could. We highly recommend DeShano and will definitely call them again should another building need arise."
- Theresa K.
"A large, well staffed company that helped us make the selections and modifications resulting in what we consider is our perfect retirement home. Their large showroom lets you see the materials you are selecting. Their use of the internet and computerized kitchen design made it possible to finalize the design from across the state and complete the project to meet our moving schedule. They were very flexible in crediting things like closet shelving which we chose to do ourselves. They are up to date on building codes and produced a very energy efficient building. Their follow up team is very capable to fix the defects that are discovered after moving in."
- Lynn & June R.
"DeShano Construction has been the most professional team that I have worked with. I have tried other contractors, but no one else measures up to these guys. They handled the remodel of my house while I was a thousand miles away in Georgia and didn't miss a beat. They did such a good job I trusted them with the work on my parents home and our deer camp as well. They assign a professional supervisor for each job. It's nice to have one contact that handles all aspects of the work. And due to their size and leverage, they are usually cheaper than most of the local contractors in town. I highly recommend them and will use them again myself."
- Vincent S.
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