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We found the top tiny home builders in Portland so you can live large in the tiny home of your dreams.
What makes a good tiny home builder?
Finding the right builder for your tiny house lets you actually enjoy designing and building a home that perfectly fits your lifestyle.
As you search for the builder that will make your dream tiny home a reality, keep an eye out for builders that are passionate about creating beautiful and functional homes, companies who’s skill sets or processes match your vision for your home, and workers with a commitment to customer service.
5 Attributes of a Good Tiny Home Builder
- They’re passionate about building tiny homes.
- They have the experience needed to design and build comfortable and beautiful tiny houses.
- They’re flexible and can help you design a home that truly fits your lifestyle.
- They have unique skill sets that put their home plans above other local builders.
- Homeowners love living in the houses they build.
Best Portland Tiny Home Builders
NewHomeSource analyzed over 15 tiny home builders in Portland, Oregon, and narrowed it down to 6 finalists. Check out the full list of award winners below.
Tiny Heirloom of Portland, Oregon, is recognized as the world’s leader in custom tiny homes. By relentlessly pursuing perfection we’ve continued to set a higher standard and challenged the ‘impossible’ while creating tiny homes that have been called “masterpieces of craftsmanship.” From tiny homes on wheels to small homes on foundations, our expertise in design, architecture, construction, and interior finishes has taken living to a whole new level. As a family-run business, we hold our values and principles close to heart in every decision we make.
Established in 2012, Shelter Wise is a former build firm now providing tiny home building plan sets to empower people to build their own. Made up of a team of unique building professionals with a passion for offering creative, high quality, energy-efficient, and captivating dwelling spaces under eight hundred square feet. Based in Portland, Oregon, Shelter Wise embodies the pure beauty and independent spirit of the Pacific Northwest. We love nothing more than to help others realize their dreams of going simpler, smaller, and more sustainable.
PAD Tiny Houses
Based in Portland, PAD Tiny Houses – or Portland Alternative Dwellings – was founded in 2008 by tiny house pioneer Dee Williams and master carpenter Katy Anderson. PAD connects do-it-yourselfers with the resources and information they need to build homes that fit the lives they want to live. From tiny homes on wheels to backyard cottages to camper vans, we highlight the possibilities and benefits of small housing, and direct people to the resources they need to make their projects a reality.
Handcrafted Movement was born out of a desire to pursue excellence and creativity. Our goal is to play a part in the rebirth of American quality, ingenuity, and pride in manufacturing. Having spent over a decade in the construction industry, Matt Impola and his team of craftsmen have combined their home building experience and passion for craftsmanship, the arts, and sustainability to truly create one-off creations.
Covo Tiny House Co
At Covo Tiny House Co, our mission is to craft houses that provide a sense of freedom: From debt. From clutter. And from being tied down for decades to the same small patch of earth. Our handcrafted tiny homes are thoughtfully-designed to maximize comfort and convenience without sacrificing livability. Our models come with everything you need to live a simplified, modern life, and still be able to host guests, relax comfortably, and be mobile.
PDX Cart Builders
At PDX Cart Builders, we aim to deliver your vision of a tiny home and ensure that your future home is full of life and high-quality craftsmanship, and appliances, to help make the most out of your living space. While tiny home structures often measure less than 300 square feet, we believe the tiny house movement isn’t necessarily about sacrifice. It’s about thoughtful, innovative designs, and helping homeowners live a higher quality life, enabling them to reconnect with family, friends, and nature, while also freeing them from mortgages and excess consumerism.
We want to hear from you
Have you joined the tiny house movement? Is there a tiny house builder that has made a big impact on your lifestyle? Let us know in the comments below!
Jenna Royall is a Content Marketing Associate for Builders Digital Experience (BDX). She creates and implements a variety of customized content marketing programs, and develops content partnerships with leading media, bloggers and influencers on behalf of BDX.
Jenna graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Public Relations. Prior to joining BDX, she worked in digital marketing, nonprofit development and social software sales.