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Balo Builders is a custom home builder and remodeling company in Chicago’s suburbs.

With over 30 years of combined design and building experience, our reputation is unsurpassed. We bring the finest European craftsmanship and quality to all our homes. Our dedication and commitment to customer satisfaction is apparent with every home we build. We bring the finest European craftsmanship and quality to all our homes. Our team will spend a considerable amount of time listening and consulting with you, to ensure we meet your goals and objectives. We take our experience, along with your ideas and create a working set of plans that will provide you with a layout that will incorporate you hopes, dreams, and ideas into your new custom home.

During the process, we are flexible enough to modify any or all parts of the plan you would like to meet your style and budget. “Everything we do is with the utmost quality and attention to detail,” says David Balogh, owner of Balo Builders. “My goal is to exceed my client’s expectations and to deliver superior craftsmanship that is built to last.” Whether it’s a modest 2500 square foot home or the most luxurious estate, our philosophy remains the same, to build each home with the values of integrity and quality ensuring that every house is built with the highest standard of workmanship and strict attention to every detail. In other words we built each and every home, as it were our own. We will extend the same enthusiasm, dedication and care to every customer who walks through our door, considering the unique needs, desires and budget of each. The process of building a custom home may have similarities from one project to another, yet in every project the plans, the site requirements and material specifications are unique and should be treated as such. Over the years we have brought together some of the finest tradesmen in the industry to ensure that your home is built with the highest quality standards and that your satisfaction is fully achieved. Attention to details has become the hallmark of our company and with total involvement of the principals we ensure that no item is overlooked.



David’s interest in construction and home building started at a young age when he became involved in assisting a family member build their own home. After graduating from Illinois State with a finance degree he joined a fortune 500 company and began a successful career. Realizing his real passion was in custom home building he embarked on the journey to becoming an entrepreneur and follow his dreams. In 2001, David decided to leave corporate America and dedicate himself exclusively to home building and remodeling. He founded Balo Builders in 2004 and has thrived through the challenging real estate market.

One of his greatest strengths is his ability to understand clients’ expectations and bring them to life. His business background has given him the skill set to successfully manage projects while conforming to clients budgets and deadlines. He continues to demonstrate the same passion and enthusiasm for home building today, as he did with his first project. We consistently stay updated on the latest building industry trends, styles and processes.

David is proud of Balo Builders financial strength and unsurpassed reputation. Balo Builders has demonstrated financial stability with an exceptional credit rating. Balo Builders is an approved builder with numerous banks throughout the Chicago land area and has the credit history and financial strength to meet all bank financing requirements. This is very important in today’s economic market.



Jim’s first experiences in the building business came from buying condominiums, remodeling them and reselling them while attending Northeastern Illinois University where he later obtained a Finance degree. He also joined corporate America and continued his real estate investments part time. After several years he furthered his experience with land development. Having achieved success in land development he expanded into building townhomes, and custom homes. Over the past 30 years, Jim has developed expert knowledge of the technical aspects of the construction process. Jim is a integral part of the building process and manages contractor and vendor relations. His vision along with experience ensures the home is being built to Balo Builders standards. His attention to detail, and uncanny ability to resolve issues is unparalleled.



     Clients appreciate the sense of pride and involvement the owner of Balo Builders, David Balogh, demonstrates when building a home.


     As a hands-on builder, he invests his time in the interests of his clients. We work with a professional interior designer throughout the planning and design of your home. That means you receive sophisticated professional interior design concepts in bringing your vision to reality. Because of our commitment to excellence, most standard features of a Balo Builders’ home are considered upgrades or add-ons with other builders.


     Our commitment to deliver the finest quality home means we include many of these upgrades and unique features as part of our standard building package. No detail is overlooked, and the highest standard of workmanship is expected from each of our craftsmen.  Each project is given the same level of personalized attention.  Additionally, a smaller project does not get overlooked by the needs of a larger one. We’re flexible enough to change your design or any parts of the plan to meet your style and budget needs. Whether working with your bank or ours, Balo Builders has demonstrated financial stability with an exceptional credit rating. Free from all claims and mechanics liens, Balo Builders is an approved builder with numerous banks throughout the Chicagoland area and has the credit history and financial strength to meet all bank financing requirements. In today’s economic market we’re very proud of our strength and longevity. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Balo Builders build on land we own?

Whether it's your property, or land we own, we will be happy to build your home to your specifications.

Can Balo Builders help acquire land?

We have an exclusive realtor available to help you buy just the right property. We will aggressively monitor a specific market based on your request, and assist you in locating the ideal property. We can also work with your realtor in finding the perfect property.

How do we know what type of home to build?

We spend a considerable amount of time understanding your needs in a new home as well as your personal style and tastes in home designs. Balo Builders can build any style home. We then work closely with our architect or yours to create working plans based on your vision and needs.

How much will my home cost to build?

We strive to work within your planned budget. Considering each home we do is custom, we price each project independent of any previously completed homes. We believe your home should reflect exactly what your vision and dreams are. We will provide exceptional craftsmanship with very competitive pricing to create your vision.

How many homes does Balo Builders build each year?

4-6 homes a year. We pay close attention to every detail going in to your home, our staff is constantly visiting your homes site, and insuring quality craftsmanship is in place. Big is not always better. Let us show you the difference. We guarantee you will be satisfied with your home building experience.

Once we buy our house what can we expect?

Unsurpassed customer service. We guarantee a call back within 24 hours of any question you may have. We pride ourselves on making the home building experience enjoyable and memorable for you.

Do you have a new home warranty?

Most definitely, we are very proud of the craftsmanship put in to your home, and offer a full one year warranty on all items listed in our home warranty.

Should we check references?

It is critical to ask for references. A satisfied client will be your best resource. Ask how the service was after the move in date? At Balo Builders, we strive at forging ongoing relationships beyond the completion of the home, with exceptional attention to customer service.

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