Gordon James

Gordon James

Welcome to your Home Sweet Home

Turn the corner and drive up to the home you’ve been waiting for. Since 2005, we have helped Minnesotans design, remodel and construct beautiful custom homes. Our attention to fine details, paired with a craftsmanship focus, have brought numerous dream homes to life.

See Elegance at Work

Your home should be a reflection of your personality. That is why we will sit down with you to learn about you, your goals and what the perfect home for you entails.

We have established an elevated standard to our craft, making sure only the finest quality of work is done for each project. This dedicated attention to detail has been recognized in prestigious awards and numerous happy homeowners around the state and the country.

In the News
In the News

Our work and team have been featured in local and national news, establishing our firm as one of the region’s most sought-after custom home builders.

Housing First Minnesota

Introducing John Quinlivan as Housing First Minnesota’s 2023 Board Chair

Housing First Minnesota inducted its 2023 board chair at its annual meeting on Dec. 13, at the Minneapolis Golf Club. John Quinlivan, founder of Gordon James Construction based in Maple Plain, was elected to serve as the association’s board chair for 2023…


Out of the Mouths of Babes, Life-Changing Advice

John Quinlivan’s executive job kept him on the road most of the time. After a comment by his 6-year-old daughter, he knew it was time to go in a new direction.

John Quinlivan allows as how there was a load of “personal angst” attached…

Meet Our Team


Director of Operations

Project Coordinator

Senior Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Assistant

Business Support

Project Manager