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Icon Building Group Introduces Another New Community in Vernon Hills
November 9th, 2017
Icon Building Group Starts Site Development on Hawthorn Trails Phase III
September 6th, 2017
Icon Building Group Launches New Community in Lincolnshire
August 2nd, 2017
Icon Building Group Announces Newest Community
April 25th, 2017
Custom Home Builder Acquires New Community in Vernon Hills
October 25th, 2016
Icon Building Group Opens Model Home In Stony Ridge Development
September 8th, 2016
Icon Group Announces Sponsorship of 37th Annual Lakeside Festival
March 18th, 2016
Icon Building Group Donates Luxury Home to St. Jude Dream House Giveaway
January 20th, 2016
Home Building & Remodeling Expo 2016 comes to Lake County Fairgrounds
January 17th, 2016
Open-House – Explore a Dream Home From Icon Building Group
100% of the proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
November 29th, 2015
MODERN HOME BUILDER MAGAZINE
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Subdivision Bug Bites Crystal Lake Investor
June 29th, 2014
Hope Springs Eternal for Failed Subdivisions in Area
May 22nd, 2014
Builder Promises $500,000 Gift to Children’s Hospital
May 1st, 2014
Algonquin Builder Buys Into Third Subdivision
March 29th, 2012
Icon Shows Way to Succeed in Housing Industry
January 12th, 2012
Business Booming at Icon Building Group
July 21st, 2011
Remodeling Project Keeps New-Home Builders Busy
July 22nd, 2010
Three Make a Splash in New Home Construction Industry
April 8th, 2010
Overview of Geneva and Powers Lake Homes
April 8th, 2010
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Family Focused: This European-Style Home in Kildeer Has it All
We moved into our new single family home, built by Icon Building Group, during May 2011. It ha...Read More
We moved into our new single family home, built by Icon Building Group, during May 2011. It has been over 5 months since we moved in, and we love our new home. Members of Icon — especially Charlie — were quite helpful in making the floor plan in line with what we wanted, while being honest and upfront about any potential price increase that our proposed changes could incur. There were no hidden costs that showed up at any time. Any increase from the base price was only due to the upgrades we opted for. The construction crew was very friendly and helped us with any questions we had anytime during the construction period. Our house was delivered on time as well. We would greatly recommend Icon Building Group for your home-building needs.”
I was nervous about selecting the right home builder for our project. After all, it was for ou...Read More
I was nervous about selecting the right home builder for our project. After all, it was for our custom dream home that I had been envisioning for so long. However, Icon did a great job on everything - from the initial design plans to the actual new home construction. I'd highly recommend in the future
Working with the good people at Icon has been a great experience for my wife and me. What sepa...Read More
Working with the good people at Icon has been a great experience for my wife and me. What separates Icon from other builders is how much they cared about getting our house done right! We truly felt like they worked on our home as hard as they would have on their own home, and with as much passion as we had to make it our dream home! From the owner, Charlie, to our design coordinator, Michelle, and our project manager, Steve, we met great people that we are happy to now call friends!
Working with Icon was a great experience. Charlie and Jenny are not just good home builders bu...Read More
Working with Icon was a great experience. Charlie and Jenny are not just good home builders but they have become our genuine friends.
They worked with us every step of the way from design to codes to picking out the right finishes. The knowledge of everyone in the company was very impressive as we certainly didn't know what we were doing. We could not be any more pleased with how our dream home turned out.
On top of that any time there was a snafu Charlie would do whatever it took to make it right and make sure we were satisfied. He even offered to put us up in a 5 star hotel if our house wasn't finished before we needed to move out of our old house (which happily we did not need).
Whether you are remodeling your existing house or building your new dream house you cannot go wrong with Icon.
My wife and I knew nothing about home construction and so it was critically important for us t...Read More
My wife and I knew nothing about home construction and so it was critically important for us to find someone we completely trusted when we started out on our dream home project. Glad that we found Charlie/Icon Bldg Group early on in our process!! We had a terrific experience interacting with Charlie from day 1. What impressed me most about Charlie from the get-go was his lack of interest in trying to get us locked into a contract or other commitments. His paramount interest was to make sure we were comfortable with him, his team, and the overall process. That was our experience throughout the whole build process. As with any construction project, we absolutely had our share of frustrations, twists and turns etc -- but at no point did we doubt that Charlie had our best interests in mind -- and as such felt comfortable that we had made the right decision in working with him. Icon's team worked hard to deliver our home on time and even now whenever we call with any questions/issues (whether it relates to them directly or not) they stand behind their work and gladly answer our questions/queries. I could likely write many more paragraphs about our experience but will summarize as follows: Out of the process, not only did we end up with a beautifully constructed home -- but also gained lifelong friends in Charlie/Icon!
Icon Building Group built an absolutely stunning home for my family just north of Chicago. Eve...Read More
Icon Building Group built an absolutely stunning home for my family just north of Chicago. Everything about the home is custom tiered towards our initial plans, and Charlie did a great job in keeping us updated throughout the entire construction process.
We just built our dream home and its everything we could have wanted and more. I would highly ...Read More
We just built our dream home and its everything we could have wanted and more. I would highly recommend ICON for your next home. Streamlined approach and they do a good job giving you ideas along the way.
We built a custom home with ICON and our experience was excellent. From contract to closing wa...Read More
We built a custom home with ICON and our experience was excellent. From contract to closing was 10 months as promised. We did customize the plans to our needs and wants and the final product did not disappoint. The finishes surpassed what we had hoped for a custom home. The employees were responsive and easy to work with. I would highly recommend this builder if you are considering new construction.
From the first step with the Architect to the final walk through, ICON was first class. Every ...Read More
From the first step with the Architect to the final walk through, ICON was first class. Every step of the way, we were updated with progress from the general contractor. The tradesman were also very respectful to our home during the construction process. This was key as we lived in the house for part of the time while construction was going on. They say that “home additions and renovations” are one of those life changing experience, and we can honestly say that it was a GREAT and painless experience from start to finish.
I have had the pleasure of working with Icon Building Group initially for some home restoratio...Read More
I have had the pleasure of working with Icon Building Group initially for some home restoration and most recently as a new home buyer building a new custom home. Dealing with them on both projects was a pleasure and I would highly recommend Icon Building Group to any potential home builder or any home owner looking to renovate and update an existing home!
I was very impressed and grateful for the hard work, time, enthusiasm, care, and commitment th...Read More
I was very impressed and grateful for the hard work, time, enthusiasm, care, and commitment that Icon Building Group has shown over the course of my housing project, from the very moment Icon Group started the project to the joyous moment when they handed me the keys to my new home.
I was so happy to meet Icon Group's designers, project mangers any time that I had suddenly thought of a problem and they always made sure that they made time for me to share my concerns, discuss problems, and ultimately find satisfactory solutions.
Icon Group helped me through rough patches that I had to deal with during the construction. Icon Group demonstrated with incredible skill and diligence.
"Listen, Collaborate and Create" Custom Dream Homes is Icon's mission statement, and for us, t...Read More
"Listen, Collaborate and Create" Custom Dream Homes is Icon's mission statement, and for us, they delivered on this tall order extremely well. Charlie and his team are passionate about home building, and they applied their experience and unwavering focus in designing a home for us that meets our lifestyle, tastes and budget.
Our journey started with a thoughtful design consultation with Charlie, who has deep experience and almost always had a 'solution' to a home design/feature request. Reflecting back on some of the design suggestions implemented in our house, we are very pleased with the outcome.
Icon has partnered with a good vendors who offer choices for almost any budget. In the rare circumstance that something we wanted wasnt available, Icon went the extra mile to source what we wanted or selectively allowed us to source independently. Throughout the actual home construction, we found the team collaborated very well and was able to deal with the inevitable twists-n-turns involved in a custom build. Our home design consultant and construction manager were outstanding and ensured timely completion.
Overall, Charlie and the Icon team were excellent partners on one of our most significant projects.
Richa & Manish Sinha
We are so happy in our beautiful new home! Charlie was great to work with and helped us captur...Read More
We are so happy in our beautiful new home! Charlie was great to work with and helped us capture everything we wanted in designing the perfect house for our growing family. Friends continue to compliment the design, detail, and finishes of our home. We were thrilled with the finished product!
The one thing that separates Icon Building Group from other home builders is that they handle ...Read More
The one thing that separates Icon Building Group from other home builders is that they handle all aspects of the building process — and they handle it well. The amount of attention we received was outstanding which definitely put us at ease through a time that would otherwise be difficult. We love the house that Icon built for us and we have been the envy of many of our neighbors, friends and relatives. Bottom line is that Icon Building Group delivers what anyone would want out of a great home builder — quality product that is on time and on budget.
Our family searched for the right location and more importantly the right builder to deliver a...Read More
Our family searched for the right location and more importantly the right builder to deliver a custom home (our 4th home – 1st Custom). We honestly were a bit reluctant at first to use ICON since they were not a widely recognized. After a bit of research and a few initial sessions with Charlie, signed a deal.
The ICON team was 1st Class – from start to finish. Taking conceptual ideas to plans, picking out a variety of interior and exterior finishes, then watching the build process – the staff was engaging and informative. At times the process for those new to custom home building can be a bit intimidating and stressful. As long as you keep open lines of communication established across the ICON team, and the future home owner supports the various build deadlines (selections), you will be satisfied. We felt very comfortable dealing with a variety of contractors and suppliers they have in place. Even after we made a few changes to our original plans, they met our delivery date.
We could not be more happy. Thank you ICON team!
In looking for a builder, we considered many options. We chose Icon because of their superior...Read More
In looking for a builder, we considered many options. We chose Icon because of their superior quality of work and their guaranteed completion date. Throughout the process, they exceeded our expectations by their dedication and professionalism. We strongly recommend Icon Building Group.”
Charlie and his team at ICON Building Group are great to work with, this is a well established...Read More
Charlie and his team at ICON Building Group are great to work with, this is a well established reputable builder. They are professional, responsive, and helpful throughout the entire building process. We had a good experience starting with Charlie, to all members of his team, everyone was very helpful in guiding us every step on the way, from designing the floor plan, to selection, to post-close follow-up work. Charlie listened very well to our needs, paid attention to our customization requests. Charlie and his team answered our questions and concerns, offered solutions to all things concerned, and helped us understand different aspects of house building, all to help us make right decision. They are knowledgeable about building custom homes, they can deliver, on time, on budget, high quality houses. Charlie is very accessible, good at communication, and flexible, you can really see his passion in helping people build their dream homes. What's more, his team works hard to do a good job, and provides solutions to all sorts of situations. We highly recommend ICON Building Group.
Choosing Icon Building Group for our Master Suite addition was a great decision. Icon finishe...Read More
Choosing Icon Building Group for our Master Suite addition was a great decision. Icon finished our project as quoted and finished two weeks early. We were especially impressed with their attention to detail. When they were finished all we had to do was move in. Choosing Icon made us look smart.