Collingwood & Surrounding Area's Leading Custom Home Builder
At Scot-Build we specialize in providing an exceptional service of quality and craftsmanship to every home build, additions and renovations completed. We are original Scottish Longhouse Builders. We have over 30 years of experience with home building and in the commercial field. From sixteen years of age, becoming an apprentice carpenter in the Royal Burgh of Linlithgow (Scotland) was the start of a long career. Once Scott became a fully time served journeyman at the age of 20 years old. It was time to start his own company. Providing services to large corporate construction companies from hospitals, offices to housing it was the beginning of a love affair to the construction industry. As time and experience progressed, attention turned in purchasing existing properties. Bringing them back to life and a high standard and offering them for sale. Also the purchase of brown field sites, gaining building permissions and building luxury homes was not uncommon. Moving to Ontario, Canada in 2007 with his family. Scott started working with a local custom home builder to learn the Canadian methods, meet local trades etc. In 2008, Scot-Build Developments Inc was formed. The company is now becoming a family affair with son Ben now becoming a full certified carpenter and daughter Robyn is a 3rd Yr Graduate Interior Designer. Looking forward in another 30 years of growth and experience.
Custom Home, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, New Home Construction, Custom Homes
Collingwood, Stayner, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain
London City & Guilds Scotvec National Certificates CITB
2 Houzz Awards
3 Houzz Badges
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13 Reviews for Scot-Build Developments, Inc.
Scott Young and the terrific Scot-Build crew have just completed a beautiful "new build" for us, start to finish, and we cannot imagine having a better building experience. Scott himself combines old-school and old-world craft ethics with knowledge of the latest building techniques and sustainable/environmental building practices, and has a savvy design sense (check out magazine and TV coverage of his own house) . He is resourceful and ingenious, and has the equanimity and sense of humour to steer everyone (including the owners!) through the inevitable ups and downs of a big project. The job was very professionally managed, and the site was well-organized and well-run. We had heard from previous clients of Scot-Build that Scott is particularly skilled at budgeting, and this was true. The detailed budget was costed out down to the sub-trades and any cost overruns were the result of agreed-upon changes during the build process. The job was delivered in the time frame anticipated with the exception of some extreme-weather delays. The firm is big enough to have a stable crew (meticulous workers, good problem solvers, super-pleasant guys), and the local tradespeople brought in for specific jobs (tiling, cabinetry, stonework, etc.) all were excellent at their work. This is an A+++ recommendation. We would be delighted to supply more detailed references and could be contacted through Scot-Build.
Easy to work with, very few issues arose but when they did they were quickly and professionally resolved or dealt with. Scott's primary crew were pleasant, professional and worked hard. Any sub trades brought in were again very good to excellent. When we were sent to material suppliers to pick products and identified who we were working with we would always hear the comment " you are working with one of the good contractors", we came to the same conclusion. It should also be noted that throughout a very extensive renovation, Scott's crew and sub contractors were very accommodating to the fact that "we lived on site". The renovation was completed with very few surprises and within the budget forecast.
Often you hear horror stories associated with Building a property but we managed to come out from under ours unscathed. Scot-Build, Scott Young & Team exceeded expectations. They bring a lot to the table from creative design and workmanship. Talented Trades people are at a premium in The Blue Mountain region and Scott’s team was 2nd to none. This became apparent because of the mutual respect between Builder & Trades Person. Compliments to Scott as even the tough conversations ended well with logical solutions. His team remained focused on the completion date without compromising workmanship. Scott & team are true professionals and we’re very pleased with the end result and equally appreciative on how diligent they’ve been with any issue’s we’ve had with the property after move in. Building a home is an arduous task for all parties but if we venture that direction a 2nd time Scot-Build will be our first call. Scott, Brian, Ben, Josh & Dan- Cheers to you Doug & Lori Patterson
I have been in several of his builds as a realtor in the area
Scot Builds amazing homes. I would recommend him to everyone. I have been in several of his homes over the past few years and I can't wait to see the Longhouses.
After having a stressful and expensive experience with a different builder for our addition, we were lucky enough to find these wonderful fellows to completely renovate our house. With this team, house building was a wonderful experience where we felt part of the process and involved. I would highly recommend Scott and his team. These men are kind, helpful, and full of great ideas to make a project move along smoothly. When these fellows show up and start work you can see the changes happen so fast! An excellent experience that moved quickly and was fairly priced. A big thank you to the whole Scot-Build team!
We had hired Scot-Build to provide a sliding barn door to separate our kitchen and sun room. Although we had a good idea of how we wanted the door to look, the insight and experience of the proprietor not only resulted in an improvement in the design of the door but also for the layout of the wall that we were renovating and the way the door was to be hung. The suggestions were made in a professional manner as was the entire working experience with Scot-Build. The project turned out better than our original plan, was on-time and on-budget. We would highly recommend Scot-Build for similar projects.
From our first meeting on the project we were thrilled by the positive impact and suggestions made by Scott and his team. They brought some fantastic ideas and imagination that animated our concept and enhanced the final outcome. During construction, work was completed at an impressive pace and the site was always tidy and safe. Scott doesn’t see problems he only see’s solutions. When changes were made to our initial concept it was thoroughly thought through, options were discussed and priced in advance. We were thrilled with the outcome. We had both tight timelines and budgets that were all met. We look forward to working with Scott again in the future when further projects are required.
"They say renovating can be one of the most stressful experiences of your life. But Scott, the owner of Scot-Build, and his team of professional trades, makes the experience 100 times less stressful, and actually enjoyable. Scott thinks of absolutely everything, makes you feel very special as the client, taken care of. He never lets you down. He is genuine, and his work is exceptional. Plus, Scott makes it fun. Great sense of humour and you can't help but love the Scottish accent. Our renovation and addition was a big project and was completed over the span of two years. I am happy to report that Scott was consistent throughout --- solid, dependable, honest, loyal, and trustworthy. If you think of the best characteristics a human can possess, Scott has them. Truly a great leader. His trades: very professional and caring. Small things make a big difference too: They remove their boots before entering the finished house, and they sweep up the dust when they complete a job. Small details, big difference. If I ever build again, (but I won't because Scot-Build did such a great job) I will be using Scot-Build."
Scot-build did a renovation on my 100 year old country home. Scot and his crew were amazing , they came in on budget and on time ! ( that was a first for me,) the crew was pro and they cared about my home , the work done has been put though the test of time and everything works perfectly, Thank you Scot-build for the stress free revocation !looking forward to working with you again in the future.:). Cheri miller. Sweetfields farm
We hired Scot-Build to build a customized Viceroy home, a design that was specific to Scott Young, and it was a decision we did not regret. Scott and his team were always available, on time and focused on the job. They were incredibly helpful in completing our project. The workmanship is first-rate and great care was taken in levelling and squaring the building, which made dry wall and other applications very easy down the road. The Scot-Build team take pride in their work and are especially talented with custom construction. They are easy to work with and great to have around (we were living on the site). We would highly recommend them and would definitely use them again.
Scott and his friendly team built a 2 story plus basement addition and a 3 car attached garage with a loft on to our existing home. This renovation work was finished to the highest standards, on-budget and on-schedule. The Scot-Build team was a pleasure to work with - providing us with regular updates and giving us plenty of time to make any decisions we needed to provide in order to complete the work. Scott was always very fair with his accounting of the work done and the progess invoicing. Important to us was that Scott's planning allowed us to live in the existing structure (without loss of any services) throughout the renovation.
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This was an outstanding project. From an extremely small pan abode cottage which was built by our clients father way back to an extensive family home / country retreat. We actually buried the existing cottage within the new envelope. With the man made brick to dark siding, the home blends into the country side. Thank you so much to our awesome clients. It was a great pleasure in working for such great people.
My husband and I are building our home in the Blue Mountains and have hired Scott Young of Scot-Build as our contractor. Though we have yet to start excavating, there has been LOTS of communication to get us to our current state. We have nothing but amazing things to say about Scott (have yet to meet his team), and indeed, have heard through the grapevine that other clients of theirs are delighted with their work. Scott has been friendly, helpful, insightful and extremely responsive to date and we look forward to seeing our project completed by him and his team.
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Scot-Build Developments, Inc.
Collingwood, Ontario l9y5g3
Typical Job Cost CAD $250k - 2.5m
We provide a full breakdown (Bill of Quantities) of each and very job prior to starting project via our / clients design plans, finishing schedule etc. Giving the client confidence and knowledge that if there are cost changes it is due to upgrades (or down grades) or additional works instructed by them.
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