Company Experience

Having built thousands of homes over its 50 years of existence, DeShano Companies, Inc. (DCI) continues to produce one of the most energy efficient and affordable housing products on the market.  As a design-builder, DCI assists customers every step of the way, from design and financing, all the way to project completion and warranty follow up.  DCI has extensive experience building homes ranging in size from modest 2-bedroom, 1-bath ranches, all the way up to 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom estates.  DCI has also completed over 50 apartment complexes, over 50 office buildings, almost 40 senior living communities, and countless other commercial projects such as retail stores, mini-malls, rehabilitation centers, gas stations, car washes, fertilizer buildings, mini-storage complexes, and pole buildings.  This vast amount of experience gives DCI the edge in designing and executing modern residential and light commercial projects in the central and northern Michigan area.  Also, DeShano Companies, Inc. and King Lumber & Supply share owners.  This gives DCI the unique ability to leverage pricing not only from the construction management and labor aspects but from the materials side as well.

 

Company History

Gary DeShano built his first home in 1966.  Originally located in Bay City, Michigan, the main office was relocated to Gladwin in 1978.  In 2007, Gary's son, Chad DeShano, became the owner and president of DeShano Companies, Inc.  DCI continues to build new homes, multi-family, and commercial buildings, while Gary continues with property development and management.  The DCI corporate office maintains a staff of approximately 25 professionals to manage the overall business operations such as accounting, drafting, estimating, sales, and marketing.  Each project is supervised by an experienced and well-trained job supervisor.  The DCI construction crews are made up of some of the finest craftsmen in Michigan.  Couple this skill with over 50 years of construction management experience, and you get one of the top builders in Central Michigan.  DCI has been rated as one of the top 400 builders in the nation (by sales volume) by Professional Builder Magazine.

 

The DeShano Family of Companies