The Woodhaven Association, a recreational area in Sublette, Illinois, has called on Key Builders several times over the years for the renovation and construction of several buildings and sites on their extensive property. The relationship began when Key Builders was the low bidder for a Woodhaven project. Woodhaven was so impressed with Key’s work that the association has often chosen to work directly with Key Builders through our design-build construction process.
A: They are excellent at helping property owners get their desired results with the least expense, and yet still maintain quality. Beyond that, their depth of staff is very good, and they are very good at troubleshooting.
A: We can trust Key Builders. They are reliable. When things don’t go right, you can trust the company to do the right thing. We have called them back after construction has been completed and they have always done the right thing by us.
A: We were developing a mini golf course, and we needed lighting, which had to be in pretty strategic areas. We needed to test the lighting at night, so we figured that the best way to do that would be to hook up lighting to a temporary 30-foot pole and move it around to various locations. Key Builders carried out this testing for us.
In terms of cost, we realized that if we put in too many lights, then the installation and construction cost would be higher than necessary. Likewise, if there were too many lights the campsites around the golf course would then start to complain that it was too bright. So it was important to make sure the lighting was just right. Key Builders helped us do that through the testing process. Thanks to their efforts, we were able to reduce the number of lampposts from the original design, which saved us several thousand dollars during construction. After construction was complete, fewer lights meant we had a lower light bill as well.
A: Confident. The process of going through a construction project can be overwhelming for an owner. But with Key Builders, I am confident that they are going to do right by the company and by me.
A: We’ve done a lot of design-build with Key Builders, but for the projects that we have bid out, our board usually selects Key Builders because their prices are lower than other bidders.