Milestone Construction, led by the renowned builder with over 25 years of experience, John Gradle, specializes in building high-quality, unique, custom homes. These custom homes take advantage of the property, views, and surroundings. Well known and used by clients throughout Indiana for their expertise in lake properties (Lake Wawasee, Lake Maxinkuckee, Syracuse Lake, Michigan, and more) as well as custom estate homes. Milestone will work with every client to create a unique home that is flawlessly situated to take advantage of golf, woods, creeks, Monon, or other natural views. Milestone’s homes have been featured in Northern Indiana Lakes Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly, as well as getting recognized by Remodeling Magazine/Hanley Wood as Remodeling’s Big 50 in 2011. Also, one home is on display yearly in Lake Wawasee and Tippecanoe Homes on Parade.


Milestone Construction is dedicated to the quality design and construction of residential and commercial projects. This Mission Statement outlines specific goals and guidelines for Milestone Construction to be a successful and professional organization.


Owner satisfaction is our first priority.
Pursue and complete all work through professionalism and respect for others.
Maintain a reputation for completing quality projects within budget and on schedule.
Be recognized as a leader and trendsetter in the construction industry.
Achieve constant but manageable annual growth.
Maintain long-term relationships with owners, suppliers, and quality subcontractors.


Hire long-term employees with skills meeting the goals of this Mission Statement.
Complete each project using a "team effort" approach between the owner, designer, and contractor.
Become involved in area associations that promote the construction industry.
Continually update our knowledge of design and construction through continuing education.


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