Best Contractor

Mr. Contractor

This family-owned Fishtown company is a shining light in one of the more, shall we say, challenging industries known to man. To wit: Mr. Contractor won’t pull the sort of disappearing act for which industry losers are known; they have 22 staff members to keep your job on track; and a BBB accreditation means you can be sure they’ll resolve any problems. There now, isn’t that better?

2634-48 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-423-5525 | Website


2012 WINNER, Contractor

Michael Anthony General Contractor, Inc.

3315 Market Street, Aston, PA

You don’t want to call Mike. But when your upstairs toilet overflows into your downstairs living room, you’ll be thrilled you can. Based in Delaware County, he’s available 24 hours a day (even when he’s on vacation!) and knows all the right people. Read more »

2011 WINNER, Contractor

Star Contracting and Design

1010 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA

Kait Midgett’s 20 years of experience and fine-arts background mean creative ideas for incorporating that incredible 100-year-old sink, tried-and-true subcontractors, and legit skills to make it happen. Read more »

2011 WINNER, Eco-Friendly Contractor

Buckminster Green

958 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Green but not too granola, Buckminster is the brains and brawn behind NoLibs’ urban-rustic One Shot Coffee. (We’d move in if we could.) Happily, they do residential work, too. Read more »