GANDER BUILDERS |
THE LECAS FAMILY

About US

Gander Builders is a custom home builder in the Chicago Suburbs specializing in Ultra Luxury Custom homes. Gander Builders is owned and operated by the Lecas Family.

It could be said that Steve Lecas was born to build homes. He was born in Burbank, Illinois in 1963 to a father that was an avid construction guy. With a degree in Business Management from Eureka College in hand, he built his first home in Frankfort, Illinois. The quality of craftsmanship in this custom home and more that followed established Gander Builder’s reputation as the leading luxury home builder in the Chicago area.

Keeping up with tradition Steve’s son Jarrett joined the Gander team as a Field Supervisor .

Gander Builders reputation with area tradesmen, village officials and satisfied customers has earned their respect over the years.

STEVE’S BOOK

BUILDING A QUALITY CUSTOM HOME

Building a Quality Custom Home – What You Need to Know.

Steve’s book lets you in on all of the insider secrets to building your dream home. Learn how to find the right builder, ask the right questions, make informed choices and Maximize home value while Minimizing building stress.

This guide to building a custom home leaves its readers informed and ready to make the right decisions when it comes to building their dream home.

Focus

OUR Expertise

We specialize in building and remodeling Ultra Luxury Custom homes in upscale suburbs around Chicagoland. 

We work closely with both the client and the trades, guiding them confidently through the design and building process. We are committed to listening to our customer’s needs and suggestions, along with all ideas brought to us by our subcontractors. 

We take great pride in our final product, knowing that our firm is committed to taking care of the customer with the utmost respect and responsive services required in today’s quality conscious environment.  

RESULTS

OUR GOAL

Our goal is to put fun for both the customer and ourselves back into the most exciting project one will ever undertake. We work closely with both the client and the trades, guiding them confidently through the design and building process. We are committed to listening to our client’s needs and suggestions, along with all ideas brought to us by our subcontractors. This concept has allowed us to grow with the changing times and turn out a finished product that each and every participant in the project is proud of.

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CONSISTENTLY RATED BEST OF HOUZZ SINCE 2013

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WORLD CLASS CRAFTSMEN

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INTERIOR DESIGN EXPERTS

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INTENSE ATTENTION TO DETAIL

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NOTHING LESS THAN STUNNING EXCELLENCE

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FEATURED IN "THIS OLD HOUSE"

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Featured in the Chicago Tribune

HOUZZ BADGES

HOUZZ AWARDS

5-STAR CLIENT REVIEWS

IDEA SAVES ON HOUZZ

Recognition

Awards