"Our search for a builder included a tour of Kogan's projects on the Durango Parade of Homes, which was our first contact with their team. We were impressed both with the homes and the helpfulness and professionalism of the team. Our situation did not allow us to be on-site during much of the construction and we needed to be certain that the project was in good hands. We were convinced after the initial meetings with Alix Kogan and team that they would be just what we were looking for and they did not disappoint! Communication through the project was excellent. We highly recommend Kogan Builders!"
Curt and Candy
"We LOVE our Kogan home! Our home is not only beautiful to look at, it also so functional and comfortable to live in. Alix and his team listened to what we wanted in our home and incorporated our ideas to bring the project to life. Tracy, the designer, was available throughout the entire project helping with even the smallest details. At every step Kogan worked collaboratively with us. As we’ve lived in the home, we appreciate all the small details that make our home special."
2016 Kogan Client
"We had the good fortune to be introduced to Alix Kogan and his TEAM of professionals at Kogan Builders a few years ago. Long distance, we designed and built one of the most beautiful homes in La Plata County! His TEAM was proactive, professional and a pleasure to work with. Even well after a year since completion, they are extremely responsive to all our needs as we get settled into our award winning home."
Jeff and Lisa
"From the beginning, everyone on the Kogan team showed a commitment to excellence and value. Our confidence in Alix has also been reinforced many times by the excellence of the employees, construction managers and subs he attracts to his projects. When all of the elements that Alix and his team helped us choose so carefully and patiently came together, the results were breathtaking. Our log home project was our first and only experience building a home. We knew we needed a builder who would do more than just say, “Tell me what you want and I can do that.” Alix helped us develop our vision for our dream home on a challenging site and guided us every step of the way."
Clark and Melanie
"I don't think a day has gone by that we have not said to one another how much we love our house...it is just perfect. (A friend of ours) has commented numerous times how great it looks just nestled between the hills and also how the exterior blends so nicely with the landscape. The interior "feel" is just what we wanted...warm and inviting. Amazing views through our fabulous windows, which are pretty much wherever we are in the house! You all pay close attention to detail and it truly comes through. I know we've thanked you before, but thank you again for those impromptu times when you made yourself accessible. You have a great team, but your personal involvement in so many decisions is what makes Kogan Kogan. It is noticed and appreciated!"
Chris and Scott
"Our biggest challenge, being from out of town, was finding someone we could trust with our investment. Kogan Builders has a great reputation within the community as a custom builder with high standards for quality. After meeting Alix Kogan, there was no doubt in our minds he was the builder for us. Throughout the project, Alix and his crew never settled for second best, even when it wasn’t evident to us. Building a home can be stressful, but Kogan Builders took the worry out of our project. We have a beautiful home and I’m always amazed at the detailed craftsmanship in something as simple as a window sill. We have been very happy with Kogan Builders and still keep in touch when in town."
Greg and Sonja
"When we first purchased our log home, we knew it would require updating, and that Kogan Builders would be a good choice to design and implement the necessary work. Knowing you have experience with many home styles from log and traditional timber frame, to southwest and contemporary, we were confident you could accomplish melding our tastes with your designs in this home. When completed, we ended up with exactly what we wanted; contemporary log. Thank you again, Alix, for the opportunity to work with Kogan Builders."
Jim and Lisa
"This was the first home we had ever built and we had heard all the typical horror stories aboutthe construction process from friends and family that had built before us. With Kogan Builders, the process could not have been any smoother. Since we lived out of state, communication was going to be critical and we found from the first call to Kogan that our concerns about communication could be put to rest. We had the best project manager anyone could ask for. He answered all of our questions, kept us constantly updated with photos and status emails and was proactive in looking for ways that we could save money without affecting the integrity of the project. The Kogan Team feels like part of our extended family. Thank you Kogan Builders!"
Mike and Evelyn
"You only live once, so build your dream house with Kogan and crew! Quality is always #1. If you have a house full of kids and your mother-in-law living with you, Kogan Builders will design and build you a home you can enjoy and live in. When they all move out, design the media room you always dreamed about and maybe buy that pool table you said you didn’t have time for! The grandkids can always sleep on the pool table. It’s an adventure and investment that “Kogan’s Crew” make easy and fun."
Cliff and Paula
"We had seen several builders and their products, but each time we felt that something was missing. Kogan showed us only two homes and both were WOW! They were exactly what we had been looking for. We were then confident his organization had the expertise to complete our dream home. Our experience has been fun and without stress, and we know that our home will be very beautiful (planned to finish in winter 2014). We wanted to have a home with the ‘WOW’ effect, and it will have it!"
Paivi and Steve
"My husband and I came to Kogan Builders on the recommendation of our realtor and several Durango residents who sang the praises of the Kogan team. Kogan’s excellent reputation is well earned. Never having built a home before and living 1100 miles from Durango, we needed–and had–great communication with the entire Kogan team throughout the process. We can’t say enough about the quality of craftsmanship in our home. Our project manager was extremely diligent and worked easily with us and the subcontractors who were all professionals. We wouldn’t hesitate to highly recommend Kogan Builders to anyone planning to design/build a new home, or remodel an existing one."
Colleen and Pat
"Kogan builders is a highly professional outfit that met and even exceeded our expectations in some respects. The staff was very courteous, responsive and creative with options to help stay within our budget. The building schedule was surprisingly efficient and the end result of the home was awesome!"
Barry and Carolyn
"Our final project is $4,000 UNDER budget thanks to you, Ryan, Tracy, and Craig! Our dream house is a dream come true! Thank you to all who made this happen for us. We could not be happier with the whole experience."
"After we found the perfect building site, we needed the perfect home designed and built. It was imperative that our home frame the unobstructed views, that every living space and every bedroom would have those views, and that the house would blend with the natural landscape as much as possible. All this was beautifully accomplished. We’ve been in the house almost 6 months. It is a wonderful home. We use every space and each one works exactly the way we want. Every one of our many visitors thinks our home is stunning and completely accomplishes what we wanted—encompassing the huge vista. We are so glad we worked with Kogan Builders and built “this” house. Thank you!!"
Donna and Syl
"Today the lovely home you built for us officially becomes someone else’s dream home. It’s a bittersweet day for us. We have found so much pleasure living in the Edgemont house and never stopped appreciating its beauty and well-crafted design. When we signed on with Kogan Builders, we knew you had a great reputation and that you not only built wonderful homes, but you stood by them and provided help long after their completion. That has certainly been our experience and we have valued and appreciated your faithfulness and our relationship all the Kogan team members. No better quality and no better team anywhere, in our view. We want to especially thank you for going above and beyond in helping us as we prepared to sell the house. You (all) took time to give us personal attention despite your busy schedules. You guys are awesome!"
"A great team and great execution resulted in a gorgeous, unique house that met all my expectations. I wanted a mountain contemporary house, designed for the site I had purchased, and for my lifestyle. From the beginning, the Kogan team delivered. No cookie cutter house, the home’s architectural plans reflected my needs and maximized views in all directions despite a somewhat narrow building envelope. Detailed project management, including project timelines and project costs, kept me well informed and ensured adherence to budget and schedules. The Kogan team guided me in interior and exterior design selections right down to the switch-plate covers to ensure a cohesive, yet personal, design aesthetic. The result is an award winning home that is as comfortable and welcoming as it is beautiful."
"Scott and I love, love, love the house!!! The views are spectacular wherever you are in the house and the house is amazing from every angle when looking at it…I teared up when we were driving in up (on our road) and saw the house on the hill…it’s so beautifully nestled up there. Our boys are so excited, too – we’ve been sending pics and they cannot wait to see it in person! Scott and I look forward to sharing more when we see you, but I had to let you know how incredibly thrilled we are with EVERY aspect of the design."
Chris and Scott
"We hired Kogan as a design-build firm after a very successful design-build experience with our first custom home in the Denver area. After interviewing several local builders, it was clear that Alix and his team had the right perspective, values and capability to partner with us to design what we hoped would be our last house. Their service before the sale was instrumental in our obtaining a lot that exactly met our desires. Throughout the design and build phase, everyone on the team was a great resource for us. The partnership worked as we hoped, with design elements coming from all quarters being cordially discussed. The result of that collaboration generated an award-winning home that was exactly as we wished."
Tom and Bonnie
"When we first started looking for property in Durango, the lot we were looking at had some building challenges. Our real estate agent suggested we talk to Alix. We ultimately did not buy that lot, but we developed a relationship with Alix. He was very accessible, easy to communicate with, he had a great reputation, and frankly, we enjoyed working with him. So, when we did get the lot that we wanted, we stayed in touch with Alix and were happy to have him be our builder."
Ken and Sarah
"We decided to buy a piece of land and hire a custom builder to build our new home in Colorado. We chose Kogan Builders based on their reputation, meeting with them and their quality of work on homes that we visited. This was our first time to build a custom home so it was a new process for us and their staff held our hand through each step of the way. They helped us on lot selection, design and all of the other things that go along with building a home. The construction was done while we were still living in another state so most of our involvement was done remotely. They are wonderful! They treat you like family! They are very eager to please and make sure you are very satisfied. The project was on budget and completed ahead of schedule. Our home turned out better than we expected. We love our new home! Any small issues that came up after we moved in were quickly resolved either by Kogan’s staff or their excellent subcontractors. We highly recommend them! Thank you Alix, Tracy, Rob and Scott!"
Garrett and Rachel