About Mako Builders

Mako Builders, Inc. is a small quality-oriented construction company specializing in the “turn-key” construction of new homes, renovations, and additions. Since 1975, Mako Builders has been known for superior craftsmanship and carefully managed construction, with emphasis on custom solutions. Mako Builders has constructed fine homes ranging from 2,000 to 25,000 square feet primarily in the counties of Goochland, western Henrico, Hanover, and Chesterfield, and in the City of Richmond. Mako Builders believes in the “cradle-to-grave” concept for maintaining homes and relationships for generations.

Our Team

Mako BuildersWilliam F. Kastelberg, IV, President, is a 1974 graduate of Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. In 2006 Rick’s son, William F. Kastelberg, V (Bill) joined the company as Vice President. Bill graduated from VMI with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics. Rick and Bill personally supervise and coordinate every project from start to finish.

Sarah B. Cossé joined Mako Builders in 2009 as Project Coordinator. Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Hollins University. She oversees our Continuing Maintenance Program whereby we provide excellent and timely service to current and new customers. Sarah is presently continuing her education in Construction Management at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Mako Builders currently employees 10 full-time carpenters, craftsmen, and laborers, most of whom have been with the company for more than 20 years. We are happy to provide references upon request.