From charming cottages to grand shingle-style estates, The Cottage Company of Harbor Springs has a wide range of building experience. Celebrating our 20th year, we maintain unwavering commitments to unmatched customer service, high quality construction, remarkable architectural details, and environmentally-friendly building practices. Not only are we technically skilled, we have superior communication and organizational skills that make the entire process of building a home in Northwest Michigan a truly memorable experience. Limited only by imagination, our team of builders is able to bring to life nearly any design the client can envision.  

Jill Nuding


Jill runs Cottage Company Builders with an extraordinary combination of construction expertise, pleasant demeanor, and amazing customer service skills. In fact, she was singled out by JD Power & Associates as “one of the top service providers we have seen in any industry.”  

Jill collaborates with clients to build the cottage of their dreams:  as a home builder’s daughter working in the family business, as a partner in a custom home building company in Atlanta, Georgia, and for the past 18 years, as Head of Construction for The Cottage Company.  

Jill is responsible for completing your project on time and on budget and earns rave reviews from her subcontractors, suppliers, and local building officials. She is beloved by our clients, who appreciate her ability to make the building process not only efficient, but fun as well! 

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