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About The Builder

SHAWN VANVEGHTEN, President & Certified Green Professional
Over the years, VanVeghten Construction has earned its reputation as one of the most respected companies in the area due to the values of its founder, Shawn VanVeghten.


Shawn knew from an early age that he wanted to be a builder. Since then, he has worked every day on this passion to continuously increase his knowledge and skills to develop the best company possible. He founded this business on a set of values that are important in this industry: integrity, professionalism at all times, honesty, respect, and good old-fashioned hard work.


A graduate of Union College in Schenectady, NY, Shawn earned his degree in Economics to prepare himself for the demands of owning a business. He started VanVeghten Construction in 2003 and quickly established himself as a leader in his field. His attention to detail and commitment to superior quality keeps everyone impressed. He has won numerous awards for craftsmanship and design, as well as ‘Realtor’s Choice’ and ‘People’s Choice’ in the Greater Capital Region Parade of Homes and Showcase of Homes. Each VanVeghten home boasts architectural relevance, a unique and efficient floor plan, and the highest degree of craftsmanship.


Shawn carefully selects team members and building materials to delivery maximum quality and performance. When working with VanVeghten Construction, you will quickly see that the house is not the only goal – the entire building experience is VanVeghten’s top priority. The entire team prides itself on working with their customers every step of the way to ensure that the design and build process is a smooth and enjoyable from start to finish. Clients are offered a personal experience that allows them an active, informed, and hands-on contribution to the development of their home.


VanVeghten Construction is an active member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the New York State Builders Association (NYSBA), the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association (CRBRA), the Saratoga Builders Association (SBA), and the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce. Shawn also enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids.


Shawn looks forward to showing you how VanVeghten Construction has become a name synonymous with value, quality, integrity, and a world-class experience. We invite you and your family to experience firsthand all of what a VanVeghten-built home has to offer!