Your Trusted Home Remodeling Contractor in the Charlotte Area

Founded in 1997, Hopedale Builders has established itself as a beacon of excellence in custom renovations, additions, historical home remodeling, and custom home construction in Charlotte, NC. With over 25 years of experience, our team, led by founder Brett Taylor, is driven by a genuine passion for creatively solving challenging renovation problems and bringing our customers' visions to life. Our commitment to quality craftsmanship and unparalleled customer service sets us apart from our competitors.

Hopedale's portfolio, boasting numerous awards and repeat clients, is a testament to our unmatched craft, impeccable skills, deep care for our clients' experience, and incredible knowledge.

We Believe in the Power of Collaboration

Hopedale Builder's success is built on strong partnerships with skilled tradespeople, visionary architects and designers, and every client we serve. From updating your home's style to complex historical renovations, our team is equipped to handle projects of all sizes with confidence and expertise. 

Communication is at the heart of our process. We pride ourselves on transparent operations, ensuring our clients are well-informed at every stage. Hopedale's approach includes:

  • Clear deadlines and transparent processes
  • Regular milestone walk-throughs for progress updates
  • Access to construction management software for logs, pictures, and live schedules
Interior or Remodeled Kitchen With Large Island and Modern Appliances
rustic modern kitchen with black countertops and barstools by Hopedale Builders in Charlotte NC

Work Hard, Work Smart, Do the Right Thing, & Have Fun

Integrity is the cornerstone of Hopedale Builders and we stand by our values. These principles guide every interaction, decision, and project we undertake. Whether you're dreaming of a new kitchen, a primary suite addition, or elevating your surroundings into your personal haven, Hopedale Builders is here to improve your life by transforming your space. Let us show you how we can bring your vision to life with our blend of expertise, creativity, and commitment.

Our team can't wait to meet you and talk about your vision! In the meantime, here are the faces you can expect to see when you work with Hopedale Builders. 

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Meet The Team

Brett Taylor | Hopedale Builders
Kyra McGaughey | Hopedale Builders
Lori Dages | Hopedale Builders

Brett Taylor

The Pretty Face

Founded in 1997, Hopedale has a rich history, with Brett at its core. Brett is more than just an expert builder; he’s an outdoor enthusiast and a dedicated dad. Brett’s commitment to teamwork is unwavering. As a straightforward communicator, he leads by example, inspiring our team to find innovative solutions to construction challenges. Brett’s unique problem-solving skills are the cornerstone of our success.


Kyra McGaughey

Second in Command

Whether meticulously organizing projects, ensuring every detail is perfect, or bringing a thoughtful touch to client interactions, Kyra’s dedication is unmatched. Beyond Hopedale, catch Kyra enjoying a musical at Belk Theater or spending time with her family.  Her passion for excellence and genuine care in creating meaningful relationships with those she works with makes her the powerhouse behind our success. 

Lori Dages

Bean Counter

Lori is our wizard behind the curtain! Her expertise in overseeing our financial data and running everything behind the scenes is unmatched! Lori’s commitment to accuracy and attention to detail keep our gears turning smoothly. When she’s not managing transactions, you will find her outdoors and spending time with her family.



Danielle Burger | Hopedale Builders
Jake White | Hopedale Builders
Genero Spencer | Hopedale Builders
Bizz Pagoria | Hopedale Builders

Danielle Steiner

Construction Curator

Danielle is the creative force behind our captivating layouts and exquisite cabinet designs. Beyond her design mastery, she prepares important details and organizes information to keep the projects moving forward. Danielle brings an infectious joy and embracing warmth that brightens our team. Off the clock, she’s a supermom, and her zest for adventure matches her boundless energy. 

Jake White

Boots on the Ground

Jake is recognized for his attention to detail, level-headedness, and ability to build strong relationships with our team, partners, and clients. His dedication earns trust and respect, while his magnetic personality effortlessly cultivates friendships. With his talent for fostering collaboration and ensuring quality, Jake guides our team to project excellence. Outside of work, he enjoys golfing, woodworking, and hunting for art or antiques.

Genero Spencer

Boots on the Ground

Genero is a skilled carpenter and an adept project manager at Hopedale. His infectious positivity and unmatched work ethic brighten every environment he's in. He is known for his conscientious approach to work, putting his heart into each task he undertakes. Beyond his craftsmanship, Genero exemplifies a commitment to wellness. When not at work, he prioritizes quality time with his family and enjoys surfing on Buxton Island in the Outer Banks.

Bizz Pagoria

Head Guestimator

Bizz seamlessly translated her knack for planning in her teaching career to the construction field, showing curiosity and a love of working with others. When she's not crunching numbers, she's exploring Charlotte's diverse food scene. Her friendly demeanor and ability to connect with anyone make teamwork a breeze! 

“Our genuine passion for solving challenging renovation problems with creativity and bringing our customer’s vision to life is what separates us from other builders in Charlotte.”


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Our Service Areas

Serving the Charlotte, North Carolina area resident in:

  • Dilworth
  • Myers Park
  • Sharon Woods
  • Elizabeth
  • Plaza Midwood
  • Montibello
  • Barclay Downs
  • Governors Square
  • Foxcroft
  • Carmel
  • Eastover
  • NODA
  • Sharon Woods
  • Park Crossing
  • Sardis
  • Quail Hollow
  • Olde Providence
  • Sedgefield
  • Madison Park
  • Providence Plantation
  • Providence Country Club
  • Raintree
  • SouthPark
  • Ballantyne 
  • Piper Glen

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