Glenn Gutnayer Custom Homes, Homes Built For Life 162 Prospect Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035  ;
P 847.432.3529 / C 847.962.3529    
Glenn Gutnayer luxury single family homes in Illinois


As prominent luxury custom home builders and remodelers on the North Shore, we provide all construction and architectural design services from project conception through move-in warranty. With projects throughout the North Shore of Chicago, including Evanston, Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe, and Highland Park, Glenn Gutnayer Custom Homes maintains continual and personal involvement in all phases of your project.

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Building Code Analysis
Our company has expertise in building codes and ordinances for each of the North Shore communities. We will provide you with the front yard and side yard setbacks, the lot coverage ratio, and the building floor area ratio for any property on which you are considering building new or for any home remodeling project.

Architectural Design
Our award winning architect will work directly with you in designing your new construction or remodeling project. To simplify the construction process, we offer a complete design-build turnkey package. This package may include interior design with selection of all finish materials, thereby eliminating the cost of a separate interior designer.

We also welcome working with an architect of your choice. Glenn Gutnayer Custom Homes has built many beautiful homes designed by architects of the homeowner’s selection. We offer, at no cost to you, to participate in architectural meetings to verify your project is on budget and to suggest cost saving construction methods.

Luxury Home Building and Remodeling
We have built approximately 30 homes in the Chicago area. Our extensive home building experience has allowed us to form a network of highly competent tradesmen and craftsmen, many with over 15 years of experience with us. Our tradesmen have proven records over the years of being of the highest quality and reliability. For your finish selections we have developed resources for beautiful, sophisticated and unusual materials at affordable cost. These are important elements help insure your project is completed on time and within budget.

Construction Management Services
If you already have an architect and general contractor, let us be the liaison between you and your general contractor. Our construction management services include:

  • Architectural plan review for cost savings and design enhancements.
  • Cost estimating at preliminary design phases.
  • Budget analysis to verify fair pricing.
  • Daily or weekly site inspections to insure quality and methods of construction.
  • Review and accounting for construction progress payments to assure fair and accurate billing.

Our Guarantee
We offer a full one year warranty on all our construction. Extended warranty programs are available. In addition, we offer our clients at no charge the multiple year warranties often offered by our appliance and equipment manufactures.

For a free consultation, please call Glenn Gutnayer at 847.962.3529 or email him at

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