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Office Address
711 Lyndon Lane
Louisville, KY 40222

Bill Wilkinson

President / Projects Manager
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Bill Wilkinson is a Louisville native and a graduate of Waggener High School. He served in the Navy for four years and graduated from the University of Louisville College of Business. Bill began his career in construction, working for his father at Ruby Construction (a heavy highway general contractor) as a superintendent and then as a project manager. While working for Ruby, he oversaw the construction of Interstate 65. He then worked for Struck Construction, managing projects for the University of Kentucky, including the University of Kentucky Equine School facilities.


In 1986, Bill and his wife Nancy started Wilkinson Builders. Bill’s primary focus was large-scale, high-end residential projects. With his attention to detail and expertise in managing large construction sites, he quickly gained recognition from the Building Industry Association of Louisville. He has received numerous awards from the BIA for outstanding home building. Over the past few decades, Wilkinson Builders, Inc. has constructed or renovated hundreds of Louisville’s finest homes.


In 2013 and 2014, Bill had the privilege of working with the Bellarmine Showcase Home Commission. In 2013, Bill completed an extensive renovation of “The Anchorage” for a private owner. In 2014, he renovated his home in Anchorage, later chosen as the 2014 Bellarmine Showcase Home.


Bill has served on the Historic Homes Commission Board in Anchorage, KY, for over 25 years.

Dean Wilkinson, MBA

Vice-President / Projects Manager
Cell: 502-396-8307
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Dean Wilkinson, the son of Bill Wilkinson, is a Louisville native and a St. Xavier High School graduate. He earned a degree in Financial Economics from Southern Methodist University and later earned an MBA from the University of Louisville. Dean began his career by establishing Wilkinson Construction, focusing primarily on kitchen and bath remodels and commercial-tenant finish projects. After three years in the construction industry, he transitioned to telecommunications for two years. In 2013, Dean and Bill became partners in Wilkinson Builders, Inc.

Dean, Bill and their team of highly qualified Projects Managers and Field Superintendents work closely with home and business owners completing dozens of large-scale residential and boutique commercial projects.

Notable projects:

  • The George at 42, high-design condo build-outs (2015-2022). Dean built over 40 condos, or 140,000 square feet of high-design residential condos, in the high-rise building.
  • House on Helm – Historic Restoration of the Helm Street home in Elizabethtown, KY, into a residence and event space for a private client. The total building is over 16,500 sq ft.
  • Franklin Lofts is an adaptive reuse project in Butchertown with historic tax credits attached. The project involved converting an early 1800s brewery-warehouse building (16,000 sq ft) into 16 apartments.
  • Belknap Lofts is an adaptive reuse project located off Bardstown Road in the Belknap Neighborhood. It involves converting the Belknap School Building into 25 high-design apartments.