Domanus Development designs and builds distinctive custom residential homes throughout the North Shore of Chicago, U.S. and internationally. We offer a wide array of other services including restoration, renovation, masonry, and commercial building. We have over 30 years of experience specializing in building quality homes with a unique European flair.

We provide full custom design/build services and work with well-known suppliers from the U.S. and Europe to obtain the finest materials for our clients. We work with world renowned interior/exterior designers and architects to give our projects a unique style of form, function and elegance. Our specialty areas include custom millwork and cabinetry, and superior exterior and interior stonework.

We have received numerous awards for our innovative home designs and attention to detail. To make your dream home a reality, we also have close relationships with brokers throughout the Chicagoland area, enabling us to help you locate the perfect property.

John Domanus

With more than 30 years of experience in the custom home building industry, John has a reputation for buildings homes of exceptional quality and timeless design.


He takes the utmost pride in his work and his number one goal is to provide his clients the highest level of service to make their dream project a reality.

John has assembled an experienced and dedicated team of professionals at Domanus Development who share his high standards and enthusiasm for the industry.


John is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his excellent work in residential design and construction.


In addition to his focus in custom residential design and build, he also has experience working on multi-family projects in downtown Chicago and large commercial office projects abroad.