“We are so grateful for Gerber Berend’s active listening, creative vision, contagious excitement, keen attention to detail, and pride in their work. They transformed our dreams into more than we could have imagined. The design and build teams created something solid, something breathtaking, and something that we get to call home. Simply put, they nailed it.”
– GBDB Client
“I could go on for days about how much we loved working with Gerber Berend. This was our first renovation experience and we were expecting it to be a tedious and unpleasant process. It was exactly the opposite of that. From day one walking the old version of our home, to the day we moved into our beautiful new version, our team went above and beyond. They were professional, their daily communication was excellent, they were conscientious of our budget, and were just a delight to work with. They listened to what we wanted, and the end result was better than we could have ever dreamed. We would recommend Gerber Berend to anyone and everyone in Steamboat and beyond!“
– Amy O’Connell
“Working with Gerber-Berend exceeded my expectations from start to finish. I was impressed by their designs and visualization tools and was blown away by their work and ability to adapt the designer’s vision to the end-user’s needs. The talented designers at Gerber-Berend brought forward creative elements that software programs don’t just automatically generate, such as incorporating unique, inside-the-glass window shades on two sliding doors off our deck to ensure additional privacy, which was a priority for our home.
Using a Design-Build approach was an advantage that we leveraged. When minor changes were necessary there was no drama from anybody on the team. The process works best when the whole team has experience and shares the same commitment to a superior outcome of the finished project.
Every single staff member that I encountered exceeded my expectations. Thanks so much, GBDB!”
-Matt and Lisa Christian
“The kitchen in our new house is the second remodel we’ve done with Gerber Berend, and once again it has become our favorite room in the house. The entire team is wonderful to work with, the process was clearly outlined from the beginning and our expectations were exceeded. I’ve been through other remodeling projects with other companies that were really awful. Everything was a mess, delays were not explained and we just held our breath until it was over. With our Gerber Berend kitchen remodel, I looked forward to seeing the progress and creatively unfold each week.”
“We wanted a remodel that required a sensitive and competent touch. The staff are all intelligent, caring, polite and professional. All are welcome as friends now. There were, as you can imagine, a few small hiccups along the way. What made this team special is the way these hiccups were dealt with, leaving us no doubt that we will always use them. Why? Because they do the right thing and don’t walk away from a job that is unfinished.”
“The best designers are great listeners. Jeff distilled our ideas into a single overall building form that not only sits quietly in the landscape but actually allows the landscape to flow over and through the building.”
“Each GB team member we met at every level is an artist in his or her own right with an interesting story and enthusiasm for the work at hand and the firm.”
“Everyone from Hans and Jeff to the last carpenter takes great pride in their work and treated the house as if it was their own. I recommend Gerber Berend to you without reservation and will use them again for any renovation or construction project in Steamboat.”
Mountain Living Magazine
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Best of the Boat
More than half of Steamboat Springs’ population can’t be wrong. Gerber Berend Design Build has been a winner in the annual Best of the Boat awards for many years running. Thank you Steamboat for voting for us as Best Architecture Firm and Best General Contractor! We appreciate the support and vote of confidence!
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