Amsted Design Build
Steve Barkhouse founded Amsted Design-build in 1989. Amsted is Ottawa’s most recognized remodeling company, accepting numerable local, provincial, national and international awards throughout its 30-year history. Steve has been a student of the industry for the past 30+ years where he has built a wealth of knowledge, and was very diligent in getting a Master’s Degree from the School of Hard Knocks. Amsted is a full-service design build company with design, sales, finance, marketing, service and construction departments and models its operating system on the EOS model. Amsted is developing a boutique custom home business vertical in 2019.
Steve proudly accepted the Remodelers Advantage IMPACT Award for 2018 and was a finalist for the Fred Case Entrepreneur Award. He has worked hard toward achieving work/life balance for more than a quarter century; he truly loves the remodeling industry and is willing to openly share his successes, failures. tips, tactics and techniques.
Steve sits on the Board of Governors for Algonquin College and on the local Boys and Girls Club Board. Steve is married to his beautiful wife Tracey and, together, they have two wonderful children, Vanessa, 20, and Braxton, 16, who will be joining Steve and Tracey on this trip to celebrate his 17th birthday on September 24th.