Michael Tanguay founded Aspen Constructors in 1988 with the dream of building exceptional homes and commercial buildings for Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado. Over the past three decades, Aspen Constructors has grown to become one of the leading forces of building innovation in the Rockies, and has gained a reputation as the premier builder for luxury homes and high-end commercial spaces in the Roaring Fork Valley.

By focusing on communication and efficient management, Aspen Constructors has built a dedicated client base that appreciates the team’s dedication to quality craftsmanship and on-time, on-budget delivery. We are proud to say that much of Aspen’s business comes from repeat clients and referrals from satisfied customers.

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Our Commitment

As our client, you are our top priority. We understand that our job doesn’t end until you are completely satisfied with your new home or business. Our team is dedicated to providing our customers with a superior experience through all stages of the construction process. We will keep you informed, keep construction on schedule, and ensure that every aspect of your home or business is built to the highest standards.

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We are fortunate to live and work in one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado. As part of our commitment to our community, we are dedicated to preserving the beautiful environment that surrounds our homes and businesses. Aspen Constructors works diligently to minimize environmental impacts during and after construction. Our team will recommend different ways to build in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way, to minimize waste and preserve our natural heritage for years to come.

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Creating the Architect’s Vision

Each building is a work of art that requires many people to bring to life. Aspen Constructors has had the pleasure of working with some of the leading architects in the business to help them realize their vision of the perfect mountain home or business.

As a general contractor, we understand that communication is the key to a successful project. We take a transparent approach to building, and keep both the client and architect informed at all stages in the process.

Aspen Constructors provides efficient, detail-oriented construction services that captures the architect’s intent while staying within the client’s budget and exceeding their expectations. It is our honor and privilege to help you bring your building to life.

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Creating the Perfect Home

At Aspen Constructors, we frequently work with realtors’ clients who have found the perfect location for their mountain home, but who want to put their personal stamp on the property. Many times, this involves demolishing existing buildings to create a new custom home, or extensive renovations and additions to existing structures.

We work directly with realtors and their clients to help them understand the process of demolition, construction and remodeling, so that they have a complete understanding of the work that needs to be done, the timeframe, and the costs associated with converting a less-than-perfect house into a home that is uniquely theirs.

Aspen Constructors provides:

  • Demolitions (complete and partial)
  • Additions
  • Renovations
  • New home construction


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Michael Tanguay, President

Michael Tanguay founded Aspen Constructors in 1988 with a passion for high quality construction. Michael’s company vision has always been to provide a product that exceeds all customer expectations. Today, Aspen Constructors is considered the construction company of choice in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Michael will work closely with you throughout the building process—design to completion—and you can count on his dedication and innovative ideas to bring your dream home to life. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and has been a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Colorado since 1992.

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Michael J. Bassi, Vice President

Mike joined Aspen Constructors two years after its founding. He moved to Colorado from Massachusetts in 1990, and now delivers superior custom homes and spaces to our company’s clients.

Mike’s portfolio is incredibly diverse. His technical background and 30+ years of experience give him the ability to overlay all aspects of construction effectively and intuitively. He is hands-on in every aspect of the business and he takes a proactive approach to achieving clients’ goals.

Mike graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Small Business and Entrepreneurial Finance. He likes spending time with his family and being outdoors.

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Justin Labier

Justin started his construction experience as a carpenter’s apprentice in high school, for the Historical Society in Massachusetts.  He graduated from Fort Lewis College in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Resort Management.  He initially worked for Copper Mountain Ski Resort, but realized he missed building and became a lead exterior finishes foreman building custom homes In Breckenridge, Colorado.

In 2006 he joined Aspen Constructors, Inc. and has been with the company ever since.  Justin loves to ski, hike, camp and race mountain bikes in the Colorado mountains.

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Bonnie Nightingale

Bonnie joined the Aspen Constructors team in June of 2013. She grew up in Denver but spent a great deal of her time in the mountains. She and her family were finally able to move to Glenwood Springs in 1990 where they bought a house and did a major remodel in their spare time. Her mountain career began at Colorado Mountain College where she worked in the business office and attended classes.

In 1998 she became the office manager for a home builder in Snowmass Village where she learned construction accounting, subcontracts, insurance and home owner/client relations. She brings this knowledge and experience with her to Aspen Constructors. Bonnie and her husband like to raft, camp and travel in their spare time.

What sets Us Apart

Putting the Client First

For over 30 years Aspen Constructors has been focused on providing the very best construction services for our clients. We believe that building a new home or business should be a pleasure, not a chore. We keep tight control over the construction process to ensure that everything is constructed with the highest quality and that your project remains on schedule and on budget.

Aspen Constructors handles the details so you can relax and enjoy the process of creating your new space.

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Our Approach

As your general contractor, we never lose sight of the fact that you are placing your trust in us, and we are committed to your complete satisfaction. We believe in a personal approach to construction, one that is centered around building trust for all parties involved.

We maintain extensive trade relationships with the most respected construction professionals throughout the Rockies. We only work with people who we know can deliver the high quality and attention to detail that you deserve.

Aspen Constructors works closely with the owner, the design team and the trades to ensure that each project we undertake becomes the perfect realization of the owner’s vision.

We want to build your perfect space.

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Our Process

Each of our projects is carefully structured and scheduled to ensure that construction progresses smoothly from start to finish. We quickly establish strong lines of communication with the owner, architect and trades, making sure that information is passed quickly between teams so it can be acted upon immediately, problems can be resolved and construction can stay on schedule.

We provide a concise weekly project report that contains:

  • Schedules
  • Budgets
  • Decisions and clarifications
  • Progress reports
  • Photographic documentation

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We work with some of the most well-known and influential people on the planet. We understand that our customers are in the public eye and value their privacy. Our clients can trust our team to protect their confidentiality above all else.

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Maintenance Plan

Aspen Constructors provides an extensive maintenance plan for your home or business. Our team of trusted professionals will maintain your property through the life of the building, working quickly to resolve any unexpected issues in the years ahead. With our talented team on the job, your building will remain as beautiful as the day it was completed.