Our Work

Commercial Projects

The McKernon Group has expanded its services to meet the increasing demand for light commercial construction. We have the capacity to work with a project from its conceptual stages to completion.

This was a collaborative effort on the part of our Design Team and an outside architect, renovating a 2300 square foot building to be used for retail, office and artisan workspace. Anchoring the center of the toe and dividing production and retail, is a water-wall made of copper. Vermont slate flooring visually divides the building. […]

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Eddie Bauer has opened a new store in Manchester Vermont. The McKernon Group was selected as the landlord’s construction company to do the finish work in this newly constructed building. It was a fast paced 7-week project and we were asked to install interior framing, a heating system, restrooms, finishes and displays on a very […]

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The downtown area of Brandon, Vermont was quite rundown and in 2002, The McKernon Group invested time and money to rebuild a section called the Howe Scale Block. The buildings were carefully dismantled and recycled. The end results were retail shops and a quality destination restaurant, Cafe Provence. Designed by our architect, the main floor […]

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The McKernon Group updated the Middlebury Vermont High School  bathroom which was designed by Truexcullins Architecture and Design.

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Vermont has so many classic historic churches that are beginning to show their wear from years of use and harsh New England weather. The McKernon Group is able to restore these foundations, roofs and walls with authenticity and care.

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The Huntington House Inn, built in 1806 was originally the home and offices of 4 generations of Doctor Huntingtons as well as a country store. The McKernon Group’s restoration of the Inn and Restaurant maintained this dwelling’s historic integrity while transforming it into the perfect Vermont Country Inn and Tavern that offers a mingling of […]

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The McKernon Group is proud to have been an integral part of the Brandon downtown renaissance, leading the way with the renovation and construction of 3 important main street commercial retail spaces referred to as the Howe Scale Block. Building in the center of a town involves more than designing an individual structure. It compliments, […]

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“Stevens” is an historic 19th century building located in the heart of Rochester, Vermont across from the town park which have  been renovated for 3 condominiums.  This building is named in honor of George Stevens, the original builder of this home, circa 1800. It was a general store during the Lincoln administration in the 1860’s. […]

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Vermont has many beautiful barns that are part of our landscape and worthy of  revival. Located on a back road, this structure was renovated for its current use as a business.  The McKernon Group understands the structure of barns and has the ability to carefully restore these antique structures.  

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Our local lumber company needed a new facade and some updating inside as well.   It was nice to do something for them as they provide good service for us.

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The McKernon Group has given both Sanel Auto parts stores in Rutland and Middlebury a new exterior and a better display area on the interior.

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The Forest Building is located in Park Village, Brandon, Vermont. This beautiful building was originally the laundry room at the historic Brandon Vermont Training School.  Renovated to Vermont Build Green standards, this classic red brick commercial building was built in 1918 and is listed on National and State Historic Registers. It was updated with all […]

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This bridge replaced one of the many lost in the floods of Hurricane Irene.

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This award winning renovation became the home of the New York branch of The McKernon Group.

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As General Contractors for the Stockbridge Town offices, The McKernon Group built an energy efficient structure that houses the town clerk and the town records vault. The structure includes several offices, a reception area, and ADA accessible bathrooms.

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The McKernon Group completed the renovation of the lower level of The Brandon Town Hall, an expansive area that was the next big step in the renovation of the building.  The area is well insulated with a new furnace, and  will be able to be used during the winter months for offices and town events. […]

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This project was awarded number one for “Commercial Renovation”  by the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of SVT. Lake Placid Pub and Brewery updated and expanded their restaurant and brewing facility.  Besides giving the entire place a new face lift,  a new commercial kitchen was added. The back of the building was torn down and […]

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The McKernon Group partnered with Vermont Integrated Architecture in the design and build of the new town offices, located on the Shoreham town green. Visible on the main route through town, it is an attractive white building, easily accessible with plenty of parking and lots of green space. The building is well insulated and is […]

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