Philosophy

A Collaborative Approach


01 / Design Build

Are you ready to make your vision a reality? The process starts at the Strandberg Construction design studio. Working together, we’ll design a home that fits your style and your budget. When it’s time to build, our team will handle every detail while delivering the high quality workmanship we’re known for. Together, we’ll create a one-of-a-kind home that fits your lifestyle perfectly, a home to enjoy and share with your family for years to come.

02 / Experience

There is nothing more important to us than the builder and client relationship. Making sure you’re satisfied every step of the way is our highest goal. No job is too big. No detail is too small. From start to finish, you can be sure our entire team will be focused on making your vision a reality.

03 / Lifestyle

Your vision, combined with our expertise, will make your dream home come true. You can have a glimpse of the Strandberg Construction lifestyle through Houzz or our photo gallery. Don’t miss the luxury home communities we’re building in the most spectacular locations on Fidalgo Island!

04 / Advantage

When you choose Strandberg Construction, you’ll get a multifaceted team of professionals dedicated to making your home building experience effortless. You’ll get a seamless design and build process, with premium construction materials and the highest quality workmanship. You’ll get prime locations and respect for the environment. From 3D home design to excavation, construction, landscaping and beyond, Strandberg Construction can do it all for you.

Meet the Team


Nels Strandberg
Owner

Nels is the Owner and President of Strandberg Construction. With more than two decades of experience in the building industry, he’s a leading residential homebuilder and land developer in the area.

Nels has collaborated on numerous residential developments, such as Spinnaker Cove, Fir Crest and The Reserve at Channel Landing to name just a few. His commercial projects include the Anacortes Family Center, Island Internal Medicine and Snohomish Housing Authority.

He’s been deeply involved in the development of the Guemes Trail System and helped rebuild the Tommy Thompson Trestle after a devastating fire in 2009. Working together with the environmental group Friends of the Forests, he donated 17 acres to the Anacortes Forest Lands in the Fir Crest Community and successfully reclaimed the Ace of Hearts Stream in the Cedar Springs Development.

Nels serves on the boards of the Community Council for the Anacortes Boys and Girls Club, the Anacortes Family Shelter and the Anacortes School District Capital Facilities Committee. He is a past board member of the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and Anacortes Rotary.

Nels grew up in Anacortes and still lives here with his family. An athlete by nature he spends his down time enjoying the many outdoor activities the Northwest has to offer.

Erinn Welliver
Operations Manager

With 15 years of office administration experience already on her résumé, Erinn joined Strandberg Construction in 2003 as our Account Administrator, and became Office Manager in 2010. She manages all day-to-day operations for the company, as well as for our affiliates, Strandberg Excavation and Strandberg Design.

Erinn makes sure all our moving parts work seamlessly to give Strandberg clients an experience that’s second to none. She appreciates the comfortable, family-oriented, supportive environment of the company. “We really are all part of the same team with the same goals.”

Aimee Frantz
Project Manager

Aimée joined Strandberg Construction in 2008 and works as one of our Project Managers. With a wealth of experience in all areas from the bid stage through completion, she helps ensure the overall success of any project and performs a vital role as the liaison between owners, architects and subcontractors.

Aimée recently managed the successful completion of a 16-house, multi-family development in La Conner, Washington and a new 4,857 square foot medical office building in Anacortes, Washington. Methodical, thorough and dedicated, she constantly strives for complete customer satisfaction and the success of our team.

Wendy Misencik
Project Manager

Wendy joined Strandberg Construction in 2013. With 30 years of industry experience in a wide variety of jobs ranging from office management to design, she brings a versatile skill set to her position of Project Manager.

Wendy is a graduate of the Phoenix Institute of Technology, where she studied drafting and design. But she hasn’t stopped learning. She always keeps a keen eye on the latest trends. Wendy’s biggest source of satisfaction at Strandberg Construction is helping clients create one-of-a-kind homes that fit their lifestyle.

Jim Sykora
CPBD Designer

Fascinated by design at an early age, Jim drew his first house plan when he was 11 and spent his teen years working on construction crews learning every facet of the business. In 2003, he was hired by a local homebuilding company to design their custom homes. Jim joined the Strandberg Team him in 2013 and continues to help clients achieve their building dreams.
As a Certified Professional Building Designer, Jim has helped make hundreds of homes become a reality. His ability to listen to the client and convey that vision to the completed home has produced award-winning designs across the Pacific Northwest.

Ken Witzel
Excavation Superintendent

A specialist in all phases of home development since 1997, Ken became our Excavation Superintendent in 2004. He’s the unsung hero overseeing the less glamorous but crucial stages of site development, including demolition, clearing, drainage, sewer construction and much more.

Ken excels at handling special challenges, such as rocky and steep terrain, and is a certified erosion control specialist. Thanks to a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy, he’s completed four housing developments in Anacortes ranging from seven lots to 47 lots and has installed thousands of feet of waterline.

Vic Palmer
Site Superintendent

With more than 38 years of residential and commercial construction experience, ranging from managing his own business to detailed interior finish work, this makes Vic our most experienced Site Superintendent. Vic became a Site Superintendent at Strandberg Construction in 2005. He coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all trade and field personnel, completing every project on schedule and within budget.

According to one of his many satisfied customers, Vic “…is a consummate professional and a total joy to work with…amazingly skilled in craftsmanship and he ALWAYS has a great attitude.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!

Jeremy McCormick
Site Superintendent

With 18 years of experience in the industry, Jeremy’s been a Project Superintendent at Strandberg Construction since 2012. He oversees the entire construction process, from input with our design team to the final inspection and occupancy of your new home.

Before joining the Strandberg family, Jeremy was the owner/operator of a successful general contracting company, which helped him hone his skills in creative problem solving. Always up to date on the constantly evolving construction practices, Jeremy’s been a big part of some of our most successful developments.

Doug Dimock
Site Superintendent

With 33 years in the industry as a specialist in residential remodeling and from-the-ground-up construction, Doug is one of our more experienced Site Superintendents. He oversees the entire homebuilding process, organizing and managing crews and subcontractors while making sure everything runs smoothly and on schedule.

For Doug, homebuilding is more than a business. On three different occasions he traveled to Mississippi and volunteered to help rebuild homes after Hurricane Katrina. As a Strandberg Construction customer, you can always count on Doug to put your needs first.

Debbie Headrick
Executive Assistant

Debbie joined Strandberg Construction in 2013 currently Nels’ executive assistant. With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction/homebuilding and real estate sales industries, she helps implement land/plot development while assisting in project planning, sales and new home warranties. She has a strong focus on overall customer service.

Debbie knows the business inside and out. She’s dedicated to fostering exceptional customer relationships, making sure our clients get the most out of the entire Strandberg experience.

Nels Strandberg

Owner

Nels is the Owner and President of Strandberg Construction. With more than two decades of experience in the building industry, he’s a leading residential homebuilder and land developer in the area.

Nels has collaborated on numerous residential developments, such as Spinnaker Cove, Fir Crest and The Reserve at Channel Landing to name just a few. His commercial projects include the Anacortes Family Center, Island Internal Medicine and Snohomish Housing Authority.

He’s been deeply involved in the development of the Guemes Trail System and helped rebuild the Tommy Thompson Trestle after a devastating fire in 2009. Working together with the environmental group Friends of the Forests, he donated 17 acres to the Anacortes Forest Lands in the Fir Crest Community and successfully reclaimed the Ace of Hearts Stream in the Cedar Springs Development.

Nels serves on the boards of the Community Council for the Anacortes Boys and Girls Club, the Anacortes Family Shelter and the Anacortes School District Capital Facilities Committee. He is a past board member of the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and Anacortes Rotary.

Nels grew up in Anacortes and still lives here with his family. An athlete by nature he spends his down time enjoying the many outdoor activities the Northwest has to offer.

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Erinn Welliver

Operations Manager

With 15 years of office administration experience already on her résumé, Erinn joined Strandberg Construction in 2003 as our Account Administrator, and became Office Manager in 2010. She manages all day-to-day operations for the company, as well as for our affiliates, Strandberg Excavation and Strandberg Design.

Erinn makes sure all our moving parts work seamlessly to give Strandberg clients an experience that’s second to none. She appreciates the comfortable, family-oriented, supportive environment of the company. “We really are all part of the same team with the same goals.”

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Aimee Frantz

Project Manager

Aimée joined Strandberg Construction in 2008 and works as one of our Project Managers. With a wealth of experience in all areas from the bid stage through completion, she helps ensure the overall success of any project and performs a vital role as the liaison between owners, architects and subcontractors.

Aimée recently managed the successful completion of a 16-house, multi-family development in La Conner, Washington and a new 4,857 square foot medical office building in Anacortes, Washington. Methodical, thorough and dedicated, she constantly strives for complete customer satisfaction and the success of our team.

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Wendy Misencik

Project Manager

Wendy joined Strandberg Construction in 2013. With 30 years of industry experience in a wide variety of jobs ranging from office management to design, she brings a versatile skill set to her position of Project Manager.

Wendy is a graduate of the Phoenix Institute of Technology, where she studied drafting and design. But she hasn’t stopped learning. She always keeps a keen eye on the latest trends. Wendy’s biggest source of satisfaction at Strandberg Construction is helping clients create one-of-a-kind homes that fit their lifestyle.

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Jim Sykora

CPBD Designer

Fascinated by design at an early age, Jim drew his first house plan when he was 11 and spent his teen years working on construction crews learning every facet of the business. In 2003, he was hired by a local homebuilding company to design their custom homes. Jim joined the Strandberg Team him in 2013 and continues to help clients achieve their building dreams.
As a Certified Professional Building Designer, Jim has helped make hundreds of homes become a reality. His ability to listen to the client and convey that vision to the completed home has produced award-winning designs across the Pacific Northwest.

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Ken Witzel

Excavation Superintendent

A specialist in all phases of home development since 1997, Ken became our Excavation Superintendent in 2004. He’s the unsung hero overseeing the less glamorous but crucial stages of site development, including demolition, clearing, drainage, sewer construction and much more.

Ken excels at handling special challenges, such as rocky and steep terrain, and is a certified erosion control specialist. Thanks to a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy, he’s completed four housing developments in Anacortes ranging from seven lots to 47 lots and has installed thousands of feet of waterline.

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Vic Palmer

Site Superintendent

With more than 38 years of residential and commercial construction experience, ranging from managing his own business to detailed interior finish work, this makes Vic our most experienced Site Superintendent. Vic became a Site Superintendent at Strandberg Construction in 2005. He coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all trade and field personnel, completing every project on schedule and within budget.

According to one of his many satisfied customers, Vic “…is a consummate professional and a total joy to work with…amazingly skilled in craftsmanship and he ALWAYS has a great attitude.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!

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Jeremy McCormick

Site Superintendent

With 18 years of experience in the industry, Jeremy’s been a Project Superintendent at Strandberg Construction since 2012. He oversees the entire construction process, from input with our design team to the final inspection and occupancy of your new home.

Before joining the Strandberg family, Jeremy was the owner/operator of a successful general contracting company, which helped him hone his skills in creative problem solving. Always up to date on the constantly evolving construction practices, Jeremy’s been a big part of some of our most successful developments.

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Doug Dimock

Site Superintendent

With 33 years in the industry as a specialist in residential remodeling and from-the-ground-up construction, Doug is one of our more experienced Site Superintendents. He oversees the entire homebuilding process, organizing and managing crews and subcontractors while making sure everything runs smoothly and on schedule.

For Doug, homebuilding is more than a business. On three different occasions he traveled to Mississippi and volunteered to help rebuild homes after Hurricane Katrina. As a Strandberg Construction customer, you can always count on Doug to put your needs first.

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Debbie Headrick

Executive Assistant

Debbie joined Strandberg Construction in 2013 currently Nels’ executive assistant. With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction/homebuilding and real estate sales industries, she helps implement land/plot development while assisting in project planning, sales and new home warranties. She has a strong focus on overall customer service.

Debbie knows the business inside and out. She’s dedicated to fostering exceptional customer relationships, making sure our clients get the most out of the entire Strandberg experience.

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Strandberg Construction is a family-owned business that calls Anacortes Home.  And when you get right down to it, family and home are what we’re all about.  We have a deep connection to this area and its people, and we’re honored that so many families have trusted us to build their homes.Our team of design and construction professionals is dedicated to building the highest quality homes.  But we’re more than a team.  We’re a family, working together to create a legacy of lasting value.  We’re your neighbors, wanting the best for you and doing all we can to make it happen.   Together, we can build an even better community, one home at a time.

Green Building

Strandberg Construction is dedicated to preserving our natural environment. This dedication influences our site selection, energy use, choice of building materials and color selection, always with an eye on long-term regional and community development.

  • Open Cell Foam Exterior wall insulation
  • Closed cell foam roofing material
  • Blown cellulose exterior wall insulation
  • Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Paints and Flooring
  • Energy Star Appliances
  • Water Smart Landscape
  • Low Flow Toilets
  • High Performance Low E
  • Passive Solar Design through Architecture
  • Active Solar Design (Photovoltaic Solar Panels)
  • Tankless Water heaters w/recirculation pump