Candelaria Construction - 970-565-9093
Candelaria Construction

Welcome to Candelaria Construction

Cabin Under Construction

Located in Cortez Colorado, Candelaria Construction specializes in the construction of single-family dwellings, custom built homes and cabins, and commercial buildings.

Candelaria Construction also specializes in excavation and roadwork and land development.

Having successfully developed many subdivisions in the Cortez Colorado Area (Sunset Estates, Saltbrush Subdivision, and Lebanon Estates), Candelaria Construction now is developing Fairway View Estates near the Conquistador Golf Course.

Jim Candelaria, general contractor for Candelaria Construction, was born and raised in Cortez Colorado and was taught the building trade at a very young age working with his father in the Construction Industry. He has worked in the construction industry his entire life, forming Candelaria Construction in 1992. He offers over 25 years of building and business experience to his customers. He is a builder that is here to stay and has a proven ability to weather the changing economic conditions over many years. He stands behind his work and his reputation.

Lebabon Estates
Home For Sale - 13310 Rd 27.6 - Dolores Colorado


Room to grow and space for everybody! Sits on 6.69 acres with 6 MVI water shares. Paved road in Sunset Estates Subdivision, developed neighborhood. Country living with all the conveniences. It is a 3,000 square foot home with an attached 2 car garage, 4 bedrooms and a separate office, spacious dining room for entertaining, Formal living room with gas fireplace, large foyer, laundry room. Master bedroom with patio doors leading to patio, large walk in closet, Modern stainless steel kitchen with granite countertops with kitchen nook overlooking view of mountains. Perfect for a family with horses, has a 3 stall barn with large working area and covered parking space. Complete with a large dog run for the family pets. Value for asking price of $560,000. Contact number 970-565-9093 or 970-749-3841. See more photos under "Custom Home for Sale".....

3 ACRE LOT FOR SALE - See photos and description under "Lot for Sale" ....

Jim was awarded “Builder of the Year” by the MontDolores Home Builders Association (now the Four Corners Builders Association) in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 and was voted “Colorado Builder of the Year” by the Colorado Association of Home Builders in 2002. He was also the subject of the featured article “Builder Ready When the Alarm Sounds” in the April 2002 issue of Colorado Builder Forum.

Jim is a retired Battalion Chief for the City of Farmington, New Mexico. His schedule with Farmington Fire Department never interfered with running his business or serving his community.

Builder Ready When the Alarm Sounds
Candelaria Equipment Candelaria Dump Truck

Candelaria Construction is proud to offer new homes that are equipped with ENERGY STAR® appliances and products.

The ENERGY STAR label means that it has been designed and built to standards well above other appliances and products on the market today.

Energy Star - Learn More

Candelaria Construction is certified in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. The DBE Program is required by Congress as a condition of receiving federal funds for transportation contracts \ (SAFETEA-LU). The DBE program is dedicated to assisting businesses with government contracts. For more information about the program, visit