The kind side of construction


Grow America Builders is a national design/build construction firm specializing in the cannabis industry: dispensaries; labs; extraction rooms; craft grow houses; cultivation and greenhouse centers. 

We plan, design, manage, and build multi-phase jobs while considering all the intricacies of the cannabis industry.


We offer an end-to-end client experience that starts with understanding your unique needs and continues until you are completely satisfied. Our work with you includes seamless communication, in-house design, real time budgeting, staffing for all aspects of your design/build project, on-site organization, and assistance with all required permitting. 

Our team has over twenty years of experience as design professionals and construction managers.


Grow America Builders is a construction company unlike any other; our team of legal experts, design professionals and experienced contractors are equipped to take on all of your cannabis construction needs from due diligence & compliance all the way through to occupancy.

Our team has the experience and the know-how to complete your project in the most cost-effective way.

Our in-house staff includes zoning attorneys, architects, designers, and builders.


Grow America Builders are leading the way in the cannabis construction industry. We understand that every dispensary, cultivation center, lab or extraction room has unique specifications. 

Therefore, we take on each project from different perspectives. We don’t just build the project; we utilize our experience in retail branding, marketing and technology to create the optimal cannabis facility.


Grow America Builders is your one stop for all cannabis construction needs anywhere in the United States. Our wide-ranging scope includes new construction, building renovations, vertical additions, and retail center build-outs. 

The team at Grow America Builders come with decades of construction experience that make us well-equipped to engage in any project related to commercial cannabis distribution.



David has been one of Chicago’s premier general contractors for over two decades. As a third-generation builder, David’s expertise in high-end retail and commercial construction provided a seamless transition to the cannabis construction industry. 

David’s versatility in construction is vast and unlimited, but what sets David apart is his legal experience in real estate and zoning law, which gives his clients an advantage when navigating through the numerous zoning, building and compliance codes that regulate cannabis construction.

Mike Kaulentis & David Fettner onsite at Grow America Builders Project


Mike brings decades of experience in concept, design, and branding. As the principal of numerous successful restaurants and bar concepts, Mike not only developed the concept, but he designed them to completion, creating long lasting brands in and around Chicago. 

He took those tools and brought them to the cannabis industry which was lacking in both design creativity and concept. He utilizes his tools which he calls ‘DCCB’: Design, Concept, Construction, Brand. He creates the Concept, Designs the ideas and Builds them for a long lasting Brand.

The kind side of construction