w.b. builders

Scot Waggoner & Tim Brandvold

Founded in 2003, w.b. builders is a construction, remodeling, architectural and interior design firm that specializes in the top-quality design and construction of residential projects in the Minneapolis area. Their design-build process allows them to provide construction management with traditional architectural and interior design services, helping you successfully reach your goals within your established budget.

What got you started in custom homebuilding?

Dream, passion and someone that believed in us.

What inspires and influences your work?

Perfection and our clients.

How would you describe your build style?

Fitting in to neighborhoods and designing with an architectural statement.

Why do you think your clients choose you as their builder or remodeler?

We listen to our clients and provide quality, design, trust, integrity and follow through.

What are some of your projects or accomplishments you’re most proud of?

We have won several awards and are particularly proud of our historical awards that show off our unmatched attention to detail and knowledge of building architecture.

What architectural styles do you like best and why?

We like the challenge of finding what style best fits into the neighborhood and meets the clients’ needs.

What are some of your favorite trends you’re seeing this year?

Transitioning indoor space outdoors—flooring to patio, with large expansive glass and operational doors.

What do others view as your signature in your homes?

Arched top openings that transition and accent rooms and/or spaces. Mixing traditional period architecture and modern style.

What figure in history or your past do you admire most and why?

Scot’s grandfather— following him around. And Tim’s dad, who was in the business.

What do you think are some of the most important elements of a successful build team?

w.b. builders is a creative team. We are very hands on with every detail—our designers, carpenters and project leads are all employees of w.b. builders. This provides better quality control and communication. We have established relationships with all of our vendor partners.

What do you wish others knew about your company?

Our build quality and ability to take care of our clients.

What makes you most proud to be a builder/remodeler?

Our clients and the finished results we produce.


Photography by Meghan Doll