Black Dog Homes


Based in Wayzata, Black Dog Homes is a two-generation family-operated business and full-service design-build firm with a focus on new construction, whole house renovations, and additions. We live for the details and intricacies of fine homes and custom architecture.

Black Dog Homes has refined the team concept with trusted architects, designers, engineers and contractors, to create the perfect fit with each customer and project. Our team approach results in a smooth and rewarding experience for our customers. Based on our commitment to outstanding customer service, Black Dog Homes has built a solid reputation among homeowners in the Twin Cities and beyond.

When you entrust your building or remodeling project to us, you get something extra – peace of mind. We deliver quality, honest value and exceptional craftsmanship. 


Dan Vanderheyden


Nick Vanderheyden

VP of Operations

Ben Vanderheyden

Director of Sales + Marketing

Jordan Pastor

Site Supervisor

Jamey Schmidt

Site Supervisor

Maiying Chang

Marketing Associate

Mac Blankenship

Project Manager

Nicole Lundmark

Assistant Project Manager


Participation in our local building associations gives us access to ideas and networks that help us operate more efficiently and professionally. Each association provides insight into important functional areas of our business to ensure we are constantly improving, and keeping an eye on industry standards. Knowing where we are and where we are going keeps us fired up about coming to work and delivering the best possible product to our customers.