At Built By Leisure we have the experience and resources of many of larger firms, but offer the Flexibility and Personal Service for a Boutique Building Experience. Here are some things that we are passionate about:

Sense of Urgency:

Your project, no matter the size or scope, deserves our utmost attention. This drives everything we do and touches every aspect of your project – Budget, Deadlines, Quality, and Safety.


No, really…it sounds obvious, but old school craftsmanship and quality keep our past clients coming back to us.


You deserve the best value for your project. We will do our absolute best to provide you with an all-inclusive budget up front and complete the project at or below that amount.


We foster an environment of teamwork. Client, Designer, Supplier, or Subcontractor…we want solutions and amazing results, just like you.

Our Services Include:

  • Construction
  • Interior Design
  • Overall Design Reviews
  • Procurement
  • Pre-construction
  • Lender’s Inspections

Our Team

Jay Brooks
Vice President

After graduating from the University of Kansas, Jay began his construction career working for Harris Construction Services in Lawrence, Kansas. Jay later purchased the company which focused on commercial, multi-family, student living, and hospitality projects. In 2013, Jay joined Leisure Construction & Renovation as Vice President of the company. Jay is in charge of Project Estimating, Project Management, and the day-to-day activities of the company.

Nick Guehne
Residential Operations Manager

Nick joined Built By Leisure in January of 2015.  Nick is a graduate of Central Missouri State and has over 20 years of experience building and renovating homes. Prior to joining Built By Leisure, Nick was a co-owner of Guehne-Made and completed many renovation and restoration projects in the Kanas City Area. As Operations Manager, Nick leads to the day to day field activities for our Residential Division. Nick has a passion for custom woodwork and furniture and is a hands on leader who cherishes the relationships he has with current and past clients.

Jeff Pflughoft
Director of Purchasing

Jeff is a 25 year veteran of the Hospitality Industry having served as General Manager and Regional Manager over 6 hotels prior to becoming the Director of Purchasing for Built By Leisure. Jeff has completed numerous multi-million dollar hotel renovations and new hotel construction projects. Jeff has also been instrumental in developing our purchasing department. He has formed alliances with vendors and manufactures to purchase all hotel supplies, and design/construction/renovation related FF&E (Fixtures, Furniture, and Equipment).

5000 W 95th St Ste.100   |   Prairie Villiage, KS 66207   |   Phone: (913)220-2662   |   Fax: (913)220-2966

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