Driven by quality workmanship.
We are a full-service building and design firm that creates distinctive, functional spaces for commercial, and residential clients. We are a team of creative thinkers, builders and problem solvers. Our goal is to evolve our surroundings through quality, collaborative, design-fueled solutions.
Building & Design Solutions
We specialize in challenging construction projects. From architecturally designed houses, historical restorations, to extreme commercial retrofits we are equipped to meet any and every challenge.
As our testimonials show, we take pride in our attention to every detail and ensuring top notch customer service by keeping our projects moving efficiently and on budget.
Sable Construction, led by Doug La Prairie and Adam Steffler Minty, successfully managed and completed a major, complex renovation of our heritage, award-winning home in the summer of 2017.They efficiently organized a highly professional, friendly and reliable team of expert tradespeople and personally supervised the work throughout the process. They and their team gave 100% of their attention to a renovation that required great skill and imagination. All the while respecting our views about design, budgets and timing, they dealt quickly and with integrity with every issue that arose. We would hire Sable Construction again in a heartbeat and have recommended them to all our friends. It was a pleasure to share the summer of 2017 with Doug, Adam and their team.
DR. ANNETTE & MICHAEL STAVELEY
Sable Building and Design Ltd. was the contractor for one of my recent projects, the renovation of #38 Hayward Avenue in the neighbourhood of Georgestown, St. John’s. I was very pleased with their dedication to this project that required nearly the complete reconstruction of an old house in a heritage conservation area in challenging winter conditions. The quality of the work of their employees and subcontractors was excellent, and Sable’s principals, Doug and Adam, were a pleasure to work with. A testament to the quality of their work was the “Built Heritage Award” we received from the City of St. John’s in February 2017.
ROBERT MELLIN, ARCHITECT
I highly recommend Sable Building and Design Limited. Not only is their work second to none but their professionalism makes even the biggest jobs painless. Not only did they improve my house, they were a pleasure to have in my home. They were the only builders I ever missed when they finished the job!
Sable is always a pleasure to work with. They are totally comfortable executing a plan in a time and budget friendly manner but they are so much more. You can conjure up new ideas with them and think outside the box to create something that is truly one of a kind.
I hired Sable to transform a two-story house into a state of the art dental clinic. This company is a pleasure to work with. Timelines were adhered to, all the employees were hardworking, pleasant and respectful, and the owners lead by example.
I’ve had the pleasure of working on numerous residential & commercial building & renovation projects with Sable via my well-established design practice. Sable’s service standard, work ethic & ability to translate vision to reality is impeccable, their pricing is fair and their rate of client satisfaction is extremely consistent. As a busy professional within the competitive design & build industry in St. John’s, I recommend Sable to my clients without hesitation.
I hired Sable to overhaul my back garden and could not be happier with the results and the process as a whole. The job involved landscaping and building a new deck plus tear down of the old deck and excavation of an established weed jungle. I have a row house downtown and it was a tricky job to squeeze an excavator in plus time consuming work to bring materials and sod in and out. But the team on the project were total pros. They took pride in their work and were meticulous about cleaning up after themselves at the end of every day. I also found Sable totally transparent in the initial quote and the final bill. I would highly recommend Sable to anyone who wants a good job done and peace of mind about their contractors. And I would call on them again for future projects.
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