Minghini’s General Contractors, Inc. provides functions deemed necessary to support essential services as designated under 42 U.S.C. 5195c (e). Per West Virginia Executive Order 9-20, essential businesses and services are to continue to operate at this time in order to maintain critical infrastructure.

As such, Minghini’s will continue operations while staying in compliance with the latest government directives and CDC recommendations.

The well-being of our employees, workers, sub-contractors, and clients remains the company’s top priority and updates shall be provided accordingly.

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At Minghini’s we are thankful to have the support of our clients and are fortunate to hear thoughtful and positive feedback upon the completion of projects. Here is a sampling of what our clients are saying about the work we do.

Crossroads Church

“Minghini’s helped us turn a movie theater into a place of community, hope, and healing. The experience of working with them proved them to be integrity-filled, customer-minded, and value-focused. They saved us money where they could, even if it was a little sacrificial on their end, because they’ve been called to serve the city; they’re in it for the people. Some rebuild lives, some rebuild buildings— all are in it for the same reason, which is to make the community a better place.”

– Pastor Derick Amsler

AlSaleh Dental Center

“The overall experience of working with Minghini’s was fantastic. Their highly professional staff had great communication and listened closely to our input and concerns while building our new dental office building. We chose to work with them on recommendations from the community and for their experience. They made sure to get the job done right! Our facility still looks and feels brand new even 5 years later because of the quality of their work.

Dr. Hani AlSaleh

Mountaineer Recovery Center 

We chose Minghini’s for their strong reputation and involvement in the community. And they exceeded their reputation. They were very collaborative and worked with our architect and design team from initial blueprint development, through construction, all the way to the ribbon cutting. The highlight of working with Minghini’s was the relationship of trust. They proved to be reliable, time sensitive, and punctual in getting things done. Their integrity was impeccable. Additionally, Craig and Morgan communicated their expertise in a way that enabled us to understand the process and the costs associated with it. A building of this nature and size can be very stressful, but Craig, Berniece and Morgan made it very easy. I would highly recommend them for any commercial projects.

Dr. Jonathan Hartiens

Ready Set Play!

“This was all new to me and a project like this was new for them, too, but their level of organization and responsiveness made it easy. I plan on opening several indoor playgrounds and I’ve already discussed working together with them again on the next one.”

– Jason Green

Shenandoah Village Apartments

“Just a note to say ‘Thank you’. Your crew did a great job with the installation of the new mailboxes. I understand that you will be sending an additional crew to paint the trim around the boxes. Did we decide on a color? More than likely, whatever color you have picked will be fine.  Thanks Again, we appreciate you!”

– Lisa Melcher, Manager

Blairton Church

“On behalf of the members of Blairton Church, I would like to thank you for answering our prayers. Our bell tower has been leaking for many years and we have had difficulty finding a contractor who would fix it. We feel that your planning went beyond the mere construction of the roof and into maintaining the character of Blairton Church.”

– Ron and Arlyce Woodward

Roach Oil Company

“Minghini’s has been our contractor of choice for many years because of their ability to deliver a quality product on time and within budget. We couldn’t be more satisfied.”

– Scott Roach, President of Retail Operations

Rosalind Welsh, Architect

“When I think of the projects I’ve worked on with Minghini’s, what comes to mind are successful projects to which I’m proud to have contributed. Minghini’s is known for its reliability, professionalism and quality. Moreover, they listen to all parties in order to come up with the best solutions for their clients.”

Helen Martin, Homeowner 

“Even though residential remodeling isn’t the main part of Minghini’s business, over the years I’ve always called them when I need something major or minor done to my home. Why? They go out of their way to do a good job and treat me like one of their big clients. Minghini’s workers are polite and so neat that you can’t tell that they’ve been there when they’re through.”

Frederick Business Properties

“From pre-construction planning to post-construction follow through, Minghini’s is thorough and does the job right…the first time and on time. I also find them to be very competitively priced.”

Mike Kelley, President


“Craig Collis is top-notch in my book, and he’s as honest as the day is long. I trust Minghini’s for a fair bid and work completed on schedule at the price quoted. I’ve never had one problem with Minghini’s and find the employees are friendly and as good to work with as the management.”

– Richard W. Aikens, Owner

Bank of Charles Town

“Minghini’s stands behind their work and no one could be easier to work with than Craig Collis. They’re the kind of people you can trust.”

Johnsontown Bible Church

“I’m in a very special position to talk about Minghini’s. I know the company and its management well, since they’re also members of the Johnsontown Bible Church, which incidentally, they built. From prices, personality and professionalism to efficiency and value, I’d give Minghini’s a 10 right down the line.”

– Dr. Jack Rudy, Pastor

Berkeley Glass Products, Inc.

“I selected Minghini’s when it came time to do our own building expansion. I know first-hand from working on many jobs with them that they’re dependable, trustworthy and experienced. Forget getting bids, Minghini’s can’t be beat. They guarantee customer satisfaction.”

Associated Builders and Contractors

“I’ve had the opportunity to work with Berniece Collis, Vice President of Minghini’s for many years. She’s represented Minghini’s and the local construction industry on many issues and committees. Minghini’s ranks as one of the leading general construction companies in the region, a fact demonstrated by the Award for Excellence they received from ABC.”

– Joan Warner, Executive Director, Cumberland Valley Chapter

Gantt’s Excavating

“Minghini’s is a real pleasure to work with … everything is going smoothly and we have a good relationship.” 

– Daniel Gantt, Vice President of Operations

Houston-Star Company

“Our communications with Minghini’s are great and I look forward to working with them in the future.”

– Barry Littleton, Branch Manager

Willetts Systems Inc.

“Working with Minghini’s is a real treat – Berniece has a good sense of communication excellence and marketing strategy and is always so professional and organized.”

– Jason Willetts, President


“John says that the bank selected Minghini’s to build its newest branch on Edwin Miller Blvd. Because of the Company’s reputation, the fact that Craig is an ally of the bank serving on its Advisory Committee, and, last but not least, Minghini’s was the successful bidder among all the local contractors. (Minghini’s has done a great deal of work for the predecessors to BB&T, and won the Associated Builders & Contractors Award of Excellence for the One Valley Bank branch in Shepherdstown.)”

 – John F. Beatty, City Executive/Senior V.P.

Marketing Solutions Inc. of MD

“I have had the privilege of providing marketing, public relations and advertising support to Minghini’s for the past 24 years. During this time I have conducted Image Audits and have spoken to most of the company’s clients, subcontractors and suppliers. I have also hired Minghini’s for remodeling my office and home. Without a doubt, Minghini’s is a credit the Building Industry and an outstanding contractor, whose growth is a testament to its commitment to excellence and service on every project. Minghini’s owners and crew are people of integrity and courtesy. Moreover, their community spirit and generosity are second to none.”

Mary Colburn-Green, President

Standard Acoustical Products Inc. of Hagerstown

“It is a pleasure working with Minghini’s. Their office staff is always helpful and courteous. I particularly like working with Craig because he is such a good problem solver and he’s always there on every job.”

– Bruce Wolf

Ellsworth Electric, Inc.

“Working with Minghini’s is a real pleasure. We have a common bond in our customer-oriented philosophy and focus on excellence. Both our companies are also very concerned about working to ensure a healthy Construction Industry through our volunteer involvement with Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Ellsworth Electric looks forward to working on future projects for Minghini’s.”

– John Barr, President

Nail Famous (Nail Salon in Martinsburg Mall)

“I’m very pleased with the work Minghini’s did to turn this busy operation into a stylish salon. The customers are very happy. They enjoy the new environment and the exhaust system is better for employees and customers alike.”

– Tan, Owner

Allensville Planning Mill, Inc.

“I have enjoyed working with Minghini’s because Estimator Don Miller is a knowledgeable person and the construction company is up-to-date on customers’ objectives and how to satisfy their needs, while being competitive in the market area.”

– Jeff Grace, District Manager

BJs Custom Creations

“Berniece is a super person and not just because she’s a customer.”

– Jeff Hall, Owner

The Design Center LLC

“Over the past six years, I have been blessed with being able to work with Minghini’s General Contractors….they are an awesome company and group of individuals. They are ethical, will do anything in their power to assist others in the best manner possible while not thinking of themselves, and they are responsive and responsible. Minghini’s is the epitome of the highest standard of integrity….just a wonderful team to work with!!!”

– Sue Marks, Owner/Designer

Johnsontown Bible Church

“Just a note to thank you for the work you do at Johnsontown Bible Church. Your crew was immaculate last week; we could not even see where they opened the ceiling. We call Minghini’s when we need something done, and it is because of the impeccable work that your company provides their customers.Thank you again and may God continue to bless you and your business.”

– Dr. Jack Rudy, Pastor

The Old Opera House

“I want to thank you for all your help with this project. I have heard nothing but rave comments from our patrons on the new sidewalk and our tech staff is delighted that they can walk on stage without fear of something falling on them. Best wishes for a great sumer to you both!”

– Steven Brewer, Managing/Artistic Director

Jean Tedrick

“Thanks for a job well done. I have had many compliments.”

Maggie Witherbee, President, Baker Witherbee LLC (former Executive Director of the Shawnee Girl Scouts Council)

“The last five years have certainly been the most rewarding! Working with Council President Berniece Collis, together we secured the council’s financial status, made many improvements at Camp White Rock, improved service and support to volunteers and girls, established the Women of Distinction event, and finally accomplished a merger with Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital in 2009.”

Linda and George Eckert, Homeowners

“I am really at a loss for the right words to tell you how much we love our new addition and how much we appreciate the quality of your work.  You did a beautiful job, and we appreciate it more than you  know.  We’ve only been in it for a week or so and it has already made a big difference for us having everything on one floor!  We also want to thank all your guys who came and worked so diligently on our addition.  They were skillful, professional, polite and very helpful to us. In closing, we thank you so much for taking us on and providing us with this wonderful new addition that will allow us to stay in our home for many years to come!”

Bill Isherwood

“Thank you for the excellent work your company did on the old barn. We appreciate the extra effort you made to secure the roof area over the entire barn. We know our barn needs additional work, and we are in hope that we can acquire your services again in the near future.”

Touchstone Design

“It is always an absolute pleasure to work with Minghini’s. Their long history and legacy is built on integrity and reliability. I’m consistently impressed with the diligence and thoroughness that enables our projects to run so smoothly. I truly look forward to working on projects when Minghini’s is the builder.”

– Terry Stone, AIA

Jefferson County Commission

“It’s been a pleasure working with Minghini’s. Their service is exemplary, far above the call of duty. For example, at 1 a.m. in the morning, the night of the recent windstorm, in which 1 million of West Virginians lost their power including 50 percent of Jefferson County residents, I ran into Minghini’s construction crew. They had heard there were bricks on the ground and came out to check on the project and the scaffolding and to see if I needed help with anything. I was glad to have them help me with the roof situation, but just their being there shows the commitment of the firm to quality work and service. I was impressed. You don’t see that kind of thing every day.”

– Bill Polk, Maintenance Director

Quality Production Construction, Inc

“I would give Minghini’s a rating of ‘10’ on a 10-point scale. They are easy to get along with and we had a good understanding because they are ‘Old School’ like my company, meaning an experienced commercial contractor with great problemsolving skills and impeccable values. They have been around a long time and know what it means to work in the trenches on all types of commercial projects.”

– Lyle S. Firnhaber, President

City of Martinsburg, WV

“I just wanted to take a minute to thank Minghinis for the great job your staff did with the construction of the garage addition for the City of Martinsburg Public Works Department.  Your staff and contractors were very professional and helpful throughout the entire process, when issues arose, they were handled properly and quickly. Again I wanted to thank your entire staff for their hard work on completing this project that will benefit the City of Martinsburg for many years.  I look forward to working with you again in the future.”

– Jeff Wilkerson, Public Works Director

RL Trent Bigler

“Just a quick note to say “Thank You” for all the work you and your crew did on the 121 Belvedere Court front porch and basement room repairs. Your efforts were nothing short of awesome!  Thank you and we look forward to doing business with you again!”

Frank and Rosemary Polinik

“Thank you so much for getting the work crew out to our home promptly to take care of the leak. It is very much appreciated and, as always, the workmanship is well done!”

Cafe Rio

“Bernice, I have enjoyed working with you and Craig and everyone at Minghini’s. everyone has been professional and polite. I hope we have the chance to work together again in the future. Our store looks great. The executives from Cafe Rio are very pleased with the way the store came out. Thanks for a great project.”

– David Gould, Cafe Rio

To all of you at Minghini's - just a note to thank you all for another great job! You have done so much for us over the years and we really appreciate all of you. Sincerely, Joan and Scott Simons

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