Recent Projects

  • Historic-Style New Construction

    This is new construction built to replicate the historic Acadian-style homes that were built alongside the Mississippi River many years ago. The floor plan is updated with the open feel and functionality that is necessary for today's family. We can build this home on a customer's lot.

  • New Construction in Old Mandeville

    While the house may seem small, it has 2912 living square feet and is built with the most advanced building supplies and techniques. It includes many authentic Acadian-style features such as large porches and windows, heart-of-pine flooring, crown molding, cast iron sink, and fixtures to match.

  • Raised Addition to Historic Home

    This is a 600 square foot addition to a 130 year-old house in Mandeville, Louisiana. The addition consists of a kitchen, dining area, bathroom, laundry, and pantry. We re-used the original windows and we recirculated the beautiful stained glass window in the bathroom.

Custom Homes & Renovations with Historic Style

Licensed & Insured • Located in Mandeville, Louisiana

Residential • Commercial 

(985) 888-0003

Mandeville General Contractor with Legal and Real Estate Knowledge and Assistance

Located in Mandeville, Louisiana, we offer general contracting services throughout St. Tammany Parish, including Covington, Abita Springs, Lacombe, Slidell, Madisonville, and others. Since we are licensed general contractors and home builders, we can handle the entire project from beginning to end. We ensure all aspects are completed to satisfaction. Whether our clients want to build a new house or remodel their current home, we can help. We jump in and grab the wheel to get the job done. All our clients have to do is let us know what they need.

Carl Barkemeyer, owner, is also a licensed attorney and real estate broker/owner of Barkemeyer Realty. Therefore, we are accustomed to providing a high level of professionalism, communication, and knowledge to our customers. We are not an average construction company. Our wide breadth of real estate and construction knowledge allows our customers to rest easy knowing that their project is in good hands. We can help throughout all stages of either a remodel or new construction. We help customers find the perfect lot to build on and assist with all aspects of the sale and subsequent construction.  Learn more.


Specializing in Building New Homes and Large-Scale Remodeling

Our specialty is residential and commercial building and remodeling. As professional Mandeville home builders, we stay abreast of the modern building materials and methods. That ensures our clients will have the best product at the best price.  Quality must be balanced with price in every project.  However, quality in craftsmanship is never compromised. We work with our clients based on their needs and desires for their remodeling project or new construction.  This requires skilled communication and understanding of home construction and renovations.

Want Historic-Style?

We specialize in building new construction with historic-style.  Many of our customers come to us because they can't find what they want in a house that uses the latest in trends.  We have years of experience developing historic-styles for new construction homes. These homes have the appearance is if they were built one-hundred years ago, yet they include the modern amenities many homeowners desire. To learn more click here.

Local Knowedge and Experience

Custom home building in Mandeville, Covington, Abita Springs, or anywhwere else in St. Tammany requires great knowledge of the local building codes and standards.  We offer that knowledge and experience. Therefore, our clients benefit by being able to build their home/business or remodel their house in a cost-effective manner.

Commercial Construction

We are licensed in commercial building construction. We contract projects for our commercial customers including office build-outs, office finsh-outs, new construction, restaurant build-outs, apartments, religious buildings, retail spaces, and many more.  We have over 15 years of experience in commercial construction.

Happy Clients

Our goal is that all of our clients have a great house after we are done.  There is nothing more rewarding than to see happiness on our client's faces when they see the transformation of their home or their dream-home being erected. 

What's Next in the Home-Building and/or Remodeling Process?

If you need a construction contractor to remodel your home or a home builder to build a new house for you in Mandeville, Covinton, Madisonville, Abita Springs, or elsewhere in St. Tammany, please feel free to contact us. We can set up a time to discuss the steps ahead.  We will inform you of the detailed process ahead so you will know what to expect.  


Contracting Services

  • New Construction

    We like to make the new look like it has been there for a hundred years.

  • Renovations

    We update older homes while maintaining the character they deserve.

  • Custom Additions

    We can help you design and build the perfect addition to your house while maintaining the home's integrity.

  • Home Repairs

    We can make any repairs around your home including, kitchen, bath, door and window, flooring, wall repairs, and many more.

"Barkemeyer Construction exceeded our expectations
and we would highly recommend Carl Barkemeyer to our friends!"