About Us

For three decades, The Berndsen Company, Inc. has garnered both award and reputation as one of Atlanta’s premier builders. The company has completed a spectrum of residential projects spanning up to 20,000 SF and $15 million in size. All variations in architectural styles and materials have been utilized with classical architecture being one of the company's specialties.  The Firm is humbled by the fact that the architects and the clients they work for are their biggest fans and advocates. The Berndsen Company is honored to have been the Builder of many of Atlanta’s top Architects and Designers for their personal homes.

Founder and CEO - Jon Berndsen has over 35 years of commercial and residential construction experience. He earned his BS in Building Science (Construction Technology) with a minor in Business Administration from  the Auburn University School of Architecture.  In 1986 Jon was certified and licensed as a General Contractor and in 1991 earned his Certified Remodelor designation from NARI. Jon is licensed as a Residential and Commercial Builder in multiple States. He is a Founder of the prestigious Institute of Classical Architecture S.E. Chapter, and is a member of its Board of Directors.  Custom Home - 2012 Pacesetter Award: Classic Craftsmen "best builders of American’s best-loved aesthetic"

Vice President, Field Operations - Jeff Key is a senior construction project manager with over 35 years experience in the construction industry. He has been an integral part of the Berndsen Team for 3 decades.  Jeff's duties include the supervision and management of all aspects of the company's field operations including all superintendents and subcontractors.  Jeff is highly experienced in all phases of custom luxury construction, and worked as a lead carpenter and ran his own carpentry business for 15 years prior to becoming a Project Manager.

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Awards and Recognition

The Berndsen Company has received numerous honors by our peers for the quality of work we do for our clients.  We are humbled to share this most recent list of awards we have received over our 22 years in business.  

2012 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Single Family Home $2.5 Million and Up
Architect: Smith Architectual Group, Palm Beach, FL

2008 Philip T. Shutze Award from the Institute of Classical Architecture
Category: Best New Classical Home in the S.E Region
Architect: Historical Concepts

2007 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Single Family Home $2.5 Million and Up
Architect: Historical Concept

2005 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Single Family Detached Whole House Renovation, $1 Million and Up
Architect: Spitzmiller & Norriss

1999 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Single Family Detached Whole House Renovation, $1 Million and Up
Architect: Spitzmiller & Norris

1999 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Residential Remodeling Kitchen
Architect: Spitzmiller & Norris

1999 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Residential Remodeling Addition
Architect: Stephen Fuller

1998 OBIE Award from the Atlanta Home Builders Association
Category: Single Family Detached Whole House Renovation, $1 Million and Up
Architect: William T. Baker