Jim Acheson welcomes visitors at Acheson Builders booth, Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show 2023.

Meet Jim Acheson at the annual Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 (map)
Saturday, MARCH 18: 9am - 6pm
Sunday, MARCH 19: 10am - 5pm

Each year, the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor sponsors this amazing event for homeowners. Read more at BRAG's website here.



Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show 2023 flier.

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Scan this QR code to go to the event website for more information:

QR code for linking to BRAG home garden and lifestyle show 2023.

Marilyn and jim acheson 50th anniversary of acheson builders, inc.

Jim and Marilyn Acheson have been helping greater Ann Arbor-area homeowners build new and improve existing homes for half a century. We are proud of our work and extremely grateful to our wonderful customers who have put their trust in us over the years. That's the kind of elevation that goes far beyond the drafting table. We thank you.

Dear Friends and Clients,
As we approach the celebration of 50 years in business, we—Jim and Marilyn Acheson—and our whole team at Acheson Builders, wish to Thank You for your friendship, your business, your loyalty, and your patience. With disruptions in our schedules due to supply lines, worker illness, turnover and more, we have had difficulty keeping our projects rolling along as smoothly as normal. You have been very gracious, and most of you have had to wait many many months to have your project even start. We appreciate your patience and understanding!

Thank you again for calling us to help meet your homeneeds. It is always our pleasure & honor to serve you.

Marilyn and Jim Acheson together in front of decorated Christmas tree.
Remodelers Home Tour - Fall

Thank you, 500+ attendees, for coming!

For two days, the owners and staff of Acheson Builders showed off a recent example of its design and remodeling skills at a beautiful home on Arlington Blvd, Ann Arbor. If you missed the show, watch this space for postings about this amazing project. Here's one now:

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An artist’s eye,
a craftsman’s touch.

Since 1973, Acheson Builders, Inc. has been designing and building new custom homes — and remodeling existing homes — artfully crafting each to maximize beauty, practicality, and durability.

Want to find out what we can do for you?

Get in touch with us, or visit our offices in Ann Arbor and we’ll be happy to discuss your home improvement needs and find a solution designed to fit your individual home and budget.

Need personal attention?

Small or large, your project will receive the benefit of the greater Ann Arbor area’s most experienced and skilled home remodeling and renovation professionals who are committed to designing and building long term value into every project.

Temporary Pause on New Work Due to Overabundance of Projects

Acheson Builders has never been so busy! As a result, we are sorry to have to temporarily stop taking new requests for services. We are working hard to clear our current slate of projects and hope that you can appreciate that we never compromise quality, and quality takes time.

Please check back with us in a couple of months.

Thank you so much for your patience and understanding!

Notice: Work Delays Ahead

To all of our wonderful current and prospective customers:

Acheson Builders, like all contracting builders and like many other industries, is experiencing unprecedented challenges caused by shortages and delayed availability of materials and supplies. Covid-19, meanwhile, is causing its own form of unprecedented disruption of our business and staff. Carpenters, managers, office workers and, yes, even owners Jim and Marilyn Acheson — the whole company is impacted. We are making good headway, but we do ask for your understanding.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR CONTINUED PATIENCE as we strive to deliver the level of excellence in building and remodeling that we are well known for.


Thanks again for the service that your company provided. It is a pleasure to work with professionals.

— S.C., Northville, MI

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6 Time Winner!

Three Best Rated®, dedicated to finding the three best local businesses in categories such as restaurants, health care providers, and everything in between, picked Acheson Builders one of three Best Contractors in the Ann Arbor area six years running: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.

BBB Accredited Business - BBB Rating A+ - Click for profile.

22-year member! Accredited since 2000!

The Better Business Bureau has given Acheson Builders an A+ rating continuously since 2000.

Hear! Hear! Builder of the Year!

Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor honored Acheson Builders with the Builder of the Year award on November 7, 2018.

Houzz 2018 Best of Service.

Twice the Recognition for 2018

For the second year in a row, Acheson Builders has received the houzz Best of Service award.

Shocase of New & Remodeled Homes - Virtual Tours.
Over 45 years of service to the greater Ann Arbor, Michigan area.

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