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Markay Johnson Construction

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How We Became This Awesome

Markay_Ashley-1024x758Markay Johnson, it might be said, took to heart what the great British critic and social commentator of the Victorian Age, John Ruskin wrote in 1849, “When we build, let us think that we build forever.” When Markay Johnson builds, it is a work of art. Markay Johnson Construction works as a design build General Contractor, with over 30 years’ experience in commercial, retail, and custom high-end residential construction.

He is one of the countries elite custom home builders and his client list is impressive. At Markay Johnson Construction, the goal is to provide custom homes that reflect the owner’s personality and lifestyle. Client acknowledgements give inspiring reasons to use Markay’s services. Salt Lake businessman and Jazz owner Larry Miller tells of his experience with the company, “I get asked frequently, if the project turned out as well as I had planned. My answer is always, ‘even better than I’d ever dreamed.’ Former CEO of American Store’s Vic Lund adds, “Markay selects and monitors only high quality subcontractors and expects them to perform to his standards. The greatest vote of confidence you can give a contractor is to use him again. We have used Markay several times and intend to use him again to build our home in Park City.”

Markay Johnson is more than an artist. His diverse background in structural engineering, construction management and a flair for the finest details in residential and commercial craftsmanship have earned him the respect of clients and peers alike. In fact the Greater Salt Lake Homebuilder’s Association has recognized his work achieving repeated accolades and awards from a wide range of industry watch groups. When asked about his company’s philosophy, Markay relates, “We take customers ideas and dreams to create plans and budgets to accomplish their desires.”

Markay and his wife, Ashley Johnson, an artist and designer who joined the design build team in 2001, have been creating some of the finest residences and developments coast-to-coast and abroad with their team of talented trades.

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