Our History

Building on a Foundation of Excellence Since 1989

When Laurie and Kyle Hunt met in 1989, they already had a lot in common. Armed with business degrees, experience, and a passion for home building, together they established a reputation for excellence as one of the Twin Cities’ premier home builders.

Our Process

From our very first meeting until long after we’ve handed over the keys, we are here to guide you through the process of realizing your dream home.

Design Development

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Your lifestyle characteristics and design needs are determined and prioritized within the context of site requirements, as well as the construction budget. We work with you, the architect, and other professionals in order to channel your desires into the creation of an exceptional living environment.

Construction Phase

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Headed by the project manager, frequent updates and consultations with you are to be expected. Our project site supervisors, who work in close coordination with the project manager and assistant project manager, are at your site daily to ensure that every facet of construction is done to your specifications and on schedule.

Our Commitment

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Owners of truly special homes measure their value by livability, which is intricately tied to how well the homes are designed and crafted. Our approach ensures we can fulfill our commitment to you: to deliver your dream home of extraordinary quality.

Our Team

 

Kyle Hunt – Co-Founder, CEO and President
Kyle is your project team leader. Kyle will remain involved throughout the construction process via timely input and consultation with all Kyle Hunt & Partners’ team members, coupled with regular site visits. Kyle remains active in, and available to you, for the life of your project.
Laurie Hunt – Co-Founder and Vice President, Business Development, Operations and Administration
Laurie works with Kyle Hunt on business development, as well as supports all your team members with regard to operations, company administration and client relations. Please know that Laurie can assist you in coordinating with other team members for any needs you may have. Laurie has played a unique and important role in Kyle Hunt & Partners since its inception in 1990.
Marilyn Berens – Business Development, Operations and Administration Manager
Marilyn works closely with Kyle Hunt on business development, as well as supporting all team members with regard to operations, company administration, and client relations. Marilyn is also a Licensed Realtor and plays a lead role in coordinating and managing Real Estate services for Kyle Hunt. She joined the KHP Team in 2011, but has been a fixture in the local real estate community since 2000.
Lynn Sund – Marketing and Communications Manager/Sales Assistant
Lynn is responsible for the marketing, communication and business development efforts of the company. She directs media relations, branding, advertising and website development.
Glenn Hartmann – Project Manager
Glenn has been a project manager with Kyle Hunt & Partners since 1999. As Project Manager he works directly with you, the client, architect, designer, and subcontractors to oversee your project from start to finish. He will manage all construction details, schedule, and quality control during the life of your project and is your primary contact for any questions, concerns and potential changes in your new home.
Al Musech – Project Manager/Estimator
For the most part, Al works behind the scenes with Glenn and Joe, to develop and distribute the bid packages for all new projects. He analyzes and verifies subcontractor proposals and pricing to ensure accuracy in their numbers to the proposed scope of work. During the course of a home’s construction, Al will often assist the Project Managers in securing accurate and updated pricing for any changes to the original design. Al has been crunching the numbers at KHP since 2007.
Kelley Woodhead – Assistant Project Manager
Kelley works closely with Glenn and Al to facilitate the management of projects from bid through construction. She works directly with clients to coordinate all aspects of product and design selections in the home, from scheduling showroom visits to procuring samples, and providing updated finish schedules and documents for the entire project team.
Tari Haunty – Assistant Project Manager
Tari works with Glenn and Al closely to facilitate the management of projects from bid through construction. She works directly with clients to coordinate all aspects of product and design selections in the home, from scheduling showroom visits to procuring samples, and providing updated finish schedules and documents for the entire project team. Tari joined the KHP team in 2014, and brings with her over 30 years of experience in the industry.
Sharon Herron – Project Accountant
Since 2004, Sharon has worked directly with the project team to manage the construction draw process. During your project, Sharon will work with your project manager to provide a monthly draw request package and manages all payments to the subcontractors. She collects lien waivers from subcontractors, and maintains contracts and insurance records for all of the vendors that work with Kyle Hunt & Partners.
Kyle Hoftiezer, Barry Stranz, and Jeff Cole – Site Supervisors
Kyle, Barry and Jeff are the men in the trenches. They are on site and work directly with the subcontractors to ensure the projects stay on schedule, remains a safe work environment, and all of the Kyle Hunt & Partners quality standards are met or exceeded. Their time on site varies during the course of your project depending on the phase of construction, but they maintain contact with subcontractors and the project manager daily. They also provide a weekly construction summary and photos that are sent out via email to the entire project team to keep everyone apprised of what is happening and what to expect for the upcoming week.