Episode 117: Unlocking the Secrets of Success – Brad Leavitt President & Founder of AFT Construction🚧

Today’s Show:

In this episode, we’ll be talking to Brad Leavitt, President and Founder of “A Finer Touch Construction” (AFT), a Scottsdale-based luxury residential and commercial builder.🏠 Brad has been nationally published in magazines and was awarded as an “Icon” in the AZ building industry by Sources for Design. He was also recognized as a 2022 Phoenix Titan 100.🙌 Brad is an energetic public speaker, an ambassador for many national brands, has over 150k followers on Instagram, and serves in his local community! Tune in to hear more about Brad’s journey as an entrepreneur, his advice on building a successful business (how he got 150k followers), and his insights on the luxury residential and commercial building industry.😄

Listen & Learn:

2:30 – Rebecca intros Brad Leavitt
4:18 – About the Omni Montelucia that Brad built
6:19 – What are Brad’s tips for social media & who runs his?
8:25 – Does Brad collaborate on social media?
9:39 – The charity that Brad supports
11:10 -The “In Our Backyard” event that is coming up
11:39 – Brad’s linktree & sponsors
15:13 – What is the difference between using LinkedIn vs TikTok or Instagram?
20:18 – Brad’s Instagram & home styles
21:42 – What net zero means when it comes to homes
23:00 – What do R values mean in regard to houses
25:14 – What is BuilderTrend?
28:12 – Any advice for those wanting to get started as a home builder?
28:45 – The Contractor Coalition Summit
30:10 – What does cost plus mean?
31:35 – Who is Brad’s perfect client & video
34:19 – How to contact Brad
34:30 – Brad’s client testimonial video
38:01 – Rebecca’s final thoughts

Special Guest:

Brad Leavitt – President and Founder of “A Finer Touch Construction”: A Scottsdale-based luxury residential and commercial builder. AFT Construction, as known throughout the industry, is an award-winning construction firm and has been nationally published in magazines such as: Fine Home Building, Luxe Interiors and Design, and Professional Builder. Brad was awarded as an “Icon” in the AZ building industry by Sources for Design in October 2019. He was also recognized as a 2022 Phoenix Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Phoenix’s Top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that include demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively, the Phoenix 2022 Titans have a combined total annual revenue of $32B and employ more than 85,000 individuals.

Brad Leavitt is an energetic public speaker and ambassador for many national brands including Kohler, Louisiana Pacific, Rinnai. Pella, Subzero-Wolf, Buildertrend, Cambria, and Elkay. Brad completed a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from BYU in 2005 and worked on notable projects around Phoenix, including the Omni Montelucia in Paradise Valley.

His Podcast, “The AFT Construction Podcast”, is focused on bringing value to its listeners, no matter their industry. The topics are focused on marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, organization, building science, and construction. AFT has continued to exceed industry standards and create strong client relationships based on integrity, reliability, and quality. Brad is married to Ashley Leavitt. Together, they have 6 children, 5 girls, and 1 boy. Brad is active with all 6 of his children, serves in his local community, and loves all sports

Phone: 480-553-7873

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