Their Niche is ‘Dramatic’ Projects

How we did it Matthew Daneman Staff writer The childhood photos show David and Brad Norbut, just kids at the time, standing in the midst of the Gates house they were helping their widowed mother gut and rehabilitate.

Braving the cold to bring shelter

Some local contractors are braving the cold to help bring shelter to a family in need.

Norbut Construction is one of sixty local companies donating labor or supplies to build a Flower City Habitat for Humanity house on Orange Street.

Move or Improve

Whether you’ve been hit by the harsh blows of the economy over the past couple of years, or made it through unscathed, there is no doubt that the home market has been a volatile one as of late. And although rates have recently reached all-time lows, buying a new home isn’t exactly in the cards […]

Self-taught renovators started young and at home

By MARY STONE | Rochester Business Journal | June 15, 2007 Their focus is on process and top quality product. David and Brad Norbut were not born into the construction business, but the brothers have been involved in it since they were only seven and 10 years old, respectively. In 1986, shortly after their father […]

Restorations nearly complete at mansion

An East Avenue estate is nearing the end of major renovations meant to restore and modernize the historic mansion built for Rochester philanthropist Frank Ellison.

Ellison became known for the hundreds of acres he donated in his father’s name almost a century ago to Monroe County. Ellison Park was this area’s first county park.

Today, the former Ellison mansion at 2369 East Ave. in Brighton has become the largest project to date for Henrietta-based Norbut Construction Inc.

The home renovation firm plans to finish work this month and sell the three-story property for $1.7 million.

Brad and Dave Norbut focus on family values in construction

Growing up in the construction field has paid off for Brad and Dave Norbut of Norbut Construction in Rochester.

The company started in 2002, but the Norbut brothers first were introduced to the business at an early age.

After losing their father to cancer in 1986, Brad and Dave’s mother, Cindi, purchased a house that needed a lot of remodeling work and the young brothers helped with the job. They have been involved in construction ever since.