Our Story

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Incorporated in 2001 The Makar Company began an enduring history of General Contracting in the Northern Virginia area. Under the partnership of Brian and Cheryl Marchelewski, The Makar Company now works in Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

Located in Winchester, Virginia, The Makar Company has extensive experience in Retail, Office, Church, Convenience Stores, Fueling Facilities, Day Care Facilities and Custom Homes. The Makar Company offers services in Pre-Construction, Construction Management, and General Contracting. We also offer the option of Fast Track Construction.

The Makar Company offers superior service and quality in the Building Construction Industry. We believe in not just meeting standards, but being extraordinary.

Our Vision

Extraordinary – Caring for and considering the needs of all we come in contact with, while making a lasting positive impact.

Extraordinary – Having unity with a family atmosphere. Concerned for employee safety and well-being. Promoting a culture of success through organized and disciplined structure, and emphasis on enhancing personal and career aspirations through training, education, and advancement.

Extraordinary – With our relationship with subcontractors and suppliers making them feel part of The Makar family, treating them with respect and admiration for their expertise.

Extraordinary – With state of the art technology with a highly qualified staff who bring courteous, professional, and caring service.

Extraordinary – Keeping our client’s best interests at heart through safe, high quality, and timely construction practices.

Extraordinary – Being sensitive to our client’s needs and working diligently to serve them.

Extraordinary – Believing that there is nothing we cannot overcome to achieve a high quality product that is completed on time.

Our Mission

The Makar Company a Christ centered organization bringing the extraordinary to the construction experience.

10 Core Values

The Makar Company is committed to its clients, subcontractors, and each other to providing consistently extraordinary service that requires a culture defined by the company’s 10 core values.

The Makar Leadership Team

Brian Marchelewski, Director of Operations/Owner

Cheryl Marchelewski, Office Manager/Owner

Kris Lounsbury, Senior Superintendent

Clifton Smith, Project Coordinator

Janet Moore, Controller

Makar Highlights

  1. Morven Park Historical Renovation
  2. Renovation to the Lomax AME Zion Church
  3. DHARA Pool House