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Company History

Quality Construction Since 1993

In 1993, Chanin Builders, Inc. was established focusing primarily on the single family custom home market, building homes in residential communities in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette and Westminster, Colorado. The company expanded its focus in 1996, taking on multifamily projects in Denver. To date, Chanin Builders, Inc. has constructed over 800 residential units including single and multi-family projects.

By 1997, Chanin Development included land development in its portfolio and since has developed over 800 finished lots. Projects include a 270 unit mixed density residential community, a 233 unit high density residential mixed use adaptive redevelopment of an urban infill site, and a four unit single family detached urban in-fill project.


Jim Chanin

Jim Chanin, Founder and President of Chanin Development Inc. has twenty nine years of diversified experience in the real estate industry encompassing land development, general contracting and home building. Prior to founding Chanin Development Inc. in 1993, Jim worked for Centex Homes, Inc. During his five-year tenure with Centex, he had the opportunity to work in many capacities within the company, gaining invaluable experience from the ground up that have been applied to his own real estate development and construction endeavors.

Jim is primarily responsible for all of Chanin Development Inc.’s real estate related activities, including finance, capital formation, land acquisition and management. Having worked with numerous municipalities in the processes of annexation, land planning, subdivision, entitlements, engineering and development of infrastructure, he is well versed in all aspects of land development and construction.

The Process

Our Approach

At Chanin Development, our comprehensive process prioritizes collaboration, transparency, and exceptional craftsmanship. We transform our clients' visions into reality while ensuring a seamless and satisfying experience throughout the building journey.


Initial Consultation and Planning

we listen carefully to our clients' ideas, preferences, and goals for their custom home, discussing the scope of the project, budget considerations, and any specific needs or features the client wishes to incorporate.

Design Phase

We collaborate with experienced architects and designers to develop detailed plans and designs that reflect the client's vision. This involves multiple consultations, revisions, and approvals to ensure that the proposed design aligns perfectly with the client's aspirations.

Material Selection and Budgeting

We assist our clients in selecting quality materials, finishes, and fixtures while keeping an eye on the established budget. We help balance aesthetic preferences with cost considerations, ensuring that the client's vision remains achievable within the defined financial parameters.

Permitting and Approvals

We handle all necessary permits and approvals, ensuring that the project complies with local building regulations and codes, saving our clients from the hassle and complexity of paperwork and legalities.

Construction Phase

Once all plans are finalized and approved, we begin the construction phase. Our dedicated project managers oversee the construction process, coordinating with skilled craftsmen and subcontractors to ensure that the work is executed with precision and on schedule.

Quality Control and Inspections

We conduct regular inspections to maintain high standards throughout the construction. We believe in delivering excellence and take proactive measures to rectify any issues that may arise during the building process.

Client Communication and Transparency

We maintain open communication with our clients, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns or questions. Transparency is key in our approach, and we keep our clients informed at every stage of the project.

Handover and Follow-up

Upon completion, we walk our clients through their new custom-built home, ensuring that all expectations have been met. We offer a comprehensive handover, providing information on maintenance, warranties, and any additional support they might need.
Building Dreams Together

Trusted Partners

Showcasing a few of our valued collaboration partners, though we work with many more.

At Chanin Development, we understand that building your dream home is a collaborative journey. Our success is rooted in the strong partnerships we've cultivated with the best in the industry.

Ours is a homebuilding experience that thrives on collaboration—where architects, designers, construction teams, and suppliers unite to turn your vision into a reality. Your dream home begins with a trusted team.