About Us

Essential Developments, Inc. (EDI) is an interior residential and commercial general contracting company servicing the greater Chicago-land and Northwest Indiana communities. We specialize in eco-friendly and sustainable building practices with a focus on natural stone tile installation, decorative wall finishes and complete bathroom and kitchen remodeling. We take special pride in helping our clients implement healthy and sustainable building measures while keeping projects within budget and on schedule. We work with home owners, property managers, business owners, interior designers and institutions seeking professional workmanship while maintaining environmental responsibility. We host educational seminars throughout communities to inspire people about "green building". We strive to help consumers discover not only the environmental benefits but also the long-term savings on energy and maintenance cost. In addition, we provide consultative remodeling assistance and home energy analysis for other contractors.


Our strategic partners consist of building tradesmen, architects, designers, home inspectors, energy raters, LEED consultants, real estate, legal and finance professionals. Our alliance with such a diverse resource of professionals allows us to provide above standard service to our clients. The EDI team is committed to being regarded as a premier general contractor within the greater Chicago-land and Northwest Indiana communities.. The management of EDI pursues continual education to adapt to changes in real estate development, construction, demographic influences and legal issues. Proceeds of our profits are donated to various environmentally concerned charities.

Our Mission

Essential Developments, Inc. is committed to being a leader in the green building industry. Our goals transcend residential remodeling, general contracting and consulting services. We are also committed to building green homes that meet affordable housing requirements. We strive to create interior spaces that are equally beautiful, energy efficient and durable. We believe that it is essential to build green if society hopes to responsibly manage the planet’s resources. The health of the planet and future generations is our major concern. We desire to be the change that we want to see in the world!


Properties developed by us are designed to promote a healthy environment and a relaxing habitat for occupants. We are deeply passionate about building and designing sustainable spaces for people and the environment.

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