Posts by Conestoga Buildings

  • Advantages of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

    Can you build steel structures?  Yes, we can! At Conestoga Buildings, we offer Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings (PEMB) to suit your needs. Currently, we are in the construction phase for Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Inc, in Elmer, New Jersey.  PEMB Advantages: If you’re looking for a trusted design build partner, we’re ready to help. With a…

  • Conestoga Hits a Hole in One with Hook & Irons

    Fred Ayars could not be more excited to get his Golf and Social Lounge, Hook & Irons, up and running later this spring in Pennsville, New Jersey.  “We started hard planning our project in late 2019, and survived delays associated with the pandemic, resulting in a late 2022 implementation.  Conestoga was patient all the way…

  • Massive Man Cave / Barndominium

    Step into Bobby’s World! This 15 thousand square foot building houses a race shop, storage space and an unbelievable “small town” home. Imagine living in an Irish Pub, well Bobby does! Check it out! If you’re looking for a post frame builder that will deliver the honesty, integrity and value you deserve, contact us.  We look…

  • Estate Built by Conestoga Buildings

    We are so excited to reveal an entire estate built by Conestoga Buildings, including a garage, barn and home/barndominium in Maryland. The following video’s not only feature the Messineo’s beautiful property, but also the relationship we built with them over the years. Part 1 focuses on the garage/workshop, as well as the incredible relationship we…

  • The VALUE in Conestoga Buildings

    Choosing the right construction company for your project can be a daunting task.  There are so many different things to weigh, but the VALUE each company brings to the table should be top priority.  Here at Conestoga Buildings, we are looking to give you the best project for your money.  Many clients come to us…

  • The Benefits of a Design/Build Agreement

    What is a Design/Build Agreement? If you are new to the construction world, you may have never heard of the term “Design/Build Agreement” or “Preconstruction Agreement”, but it’s time to change that.  A Design/Build Agreement allows clients to hire general contractors before the main building contract is executed, a one stop shop, if you will….

  • Often-Forgotten Barndominium Costs: They really add up

    Did you know that based upon the national average, 85% of all new construction goes over budget by 10%?  That’s a scary statistic to hear if you are getting ready to build, so we wanted to breakdown the often-forgotten costs associated with building a barndominium to help you stay on budget! Land – First and…

  • Classic Car Barndominium

    This is truly a one-of-a-kind barndominium in Chesterfield, VA. Ric Halsaver built this beauty a few years ago with us, and has slowly turned it into any car enthusiasts dream! This barndominium boasts a massive garage, kitchen, bathroom, “secret” bedroom and mancave with plenty of unfinished space upstairs. Click on the video below to take…

  • Weathering the Material Storm

    For over 6 months now, we have been working to weather the building material storm.  Back in July, we told you about the skyrocketing lumber prices our industry was facing, and are now seeing those same challenges spread through the entire building material supply chains.  Our hope was that these prices would start to level out and even…

  • Tobacco Barn Distillery

    Tobacco Barn Distillery is bringing bourbon back to its birthplace in southern Maryland. Daniel Dawson has been distilling liquor for several years, but always had a dream to open a tasting room. He worked with Conestoga Buildings in the past on a barn, so he reached out again to design a rustic, yet charming tasting…

  • West Virginia Barndominium

       You may have never heard the term “barndominium”, but this pretty and functional home style is gaining popularity across the country. Barndominiums started with farmers and ranchers who created a loft area above a working barn so that animal caretakers could stay close by.       Today, the popularity of barndominiums has evolved into luxury homes and…

  • Rosewood Farms

    In its short existance, over 100 brides have already said “I Do” at Rosewood Farms in Elkton, Maryland. It all started with Rick Biddle. He wanted to build a business, from the ground up, with his family. He found the property, which was an old vineyard, and with the expertise from Conestoga Buildings, transformed it…

  • A New Home for White Haven Fire Company

    After a ten-year process which included fundraising, planning and a lot of patience, the White Haven Fire Company is finally all moved into their new home!  The new department is double the size of the old one which gives them more room to work, train and educate – three fundamentals of any fire station. Chief…

  • Current Material Market Challenges

    If you’ve noticed costs on construction and even DIY projects skyrocketing or you’ve had trouble getting your hands on materials, you’re not alone.  According to the National Association of Home Builders, lumber prices have hit a 2-year high and in many cases have doubled since April.  And I’m sure you can guess the reason; COVID-19….

  • Connecting with Conestoga: Andy Wiker

    We are starting a new video series to highlight our employees that we are calling “Connecting with Conestoga.” We have a really unique team, with decades of experience, and interesting backgrounds. These are the people that set Conestoga Buildings apart from the others. First up is Andy Wiker. He is one of our talented Design…

  • Building a Dream: Sweetwater Riverdeck

    Mike Iles had a dream.  He owned a tented tiki bar along the Mullica River in Hammonton, NJ and he wanted to turn it into “the nicest marina in South Jersey.”  Mike knew he wanted construction to be fast, so post-frame was the way to go.  He had worked with us in the past on…

  • Three Reasons to Build a New Custom Garage This Spring or Summer

    A garage can be far more than a place to park your vehicle. When you build a new custom garage, you gain a space that opens all sorts of possibilities to enhance your life – and work – at home. As a leading custom garage builder, we know how important these spaces are and how…

  • Four Things to Look for in a Commercial Post Frame Construction Company

    When your business has a building project on its to-do list, naturally, you want to work with a post frame commercial construction company that you can trust. But how can you know that the building partner you choose has the capabilities and skills to achieve your goals and meet all building and safety code requirements?…

  • Three Post Frame Commercial Building Myths Busted

    Misconceptions never do anyone any good. In fact, they can be costly. For example, people often dismiss working with a post frame commercial builder because they’re not really sure what post frame construction is all about. Today, we’re going to bust a few myths and share the advantages of post frame commercial construction. Three Malicious…

  • Three Reasons to Choose a Post Frame Commercial Builder For Your Next Project

    Will a traditional general contractor, steel frame building contractor, or post frame commercial builder be the best option for your commercial building project? It’s a valid question you’ll want to consider carefully before investing your time and money. Post frame construction has some serious advantages over other methods of building, and it can be used…

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