25th Anniversary

Advance Design Celebrates

25 Years of Successful Remodeling

2017 marks the 25th Anniversary of Todd Jurs launching the company that has ultimately become Advance Design Studio. On a Saturday night in February, nearly 70 guests made up of Advance Design staff and their spouses, as well as several top sub-contractors, vendors and ADS friends gathered at Pinecrest Golf Club in Huntley for a celebration that began with cocktails and dinner, and ended with merit awards, recognition for longstanding partners and employees, and a fun raffle where participants chose which gift they were vying for in the drawing.

25th Anniversary

During the evening, Todd Jurs shared the history of the company,  including the story of how he and Christine married in 2002, and subsequently transformed the 10 year old general contracting business into the full service Design and Construction company known for the past 15 years as Advance Design Studio, Ltd.During the evening, the team honored Phyllis Jurs, Todd’s mom, with the Dennis Jurs Memorial Award which debuted in 2009 shortly after his passing, to honor individuals who exemplify his father’s giving heart toward the company. Phyllis and Dennis Jurs gifted the building in Gilberts that has been home to the Advance Design Studio showroom since 2002.

Over 25 years, Christine and Todd, along with the help of a number of committed staff members over the years have grown the once small general contractor into one of the most successful Residential Design and Construction companies in the Northwest Suburbs of Illinois. Adept at producing kitchen renovations, bath remodels, fantastic basements, additions, and whole house renovations; Advance Design excels at providing clients exceptional project experiences through their Common Sense Remodeling process, while making clients’ home renovation dreams come true.

If you have a remodeling project you would like Advance Design to consider, contact us for a free design consultation and project analysis. Our design team looks forward to hearing from you!


  • ★★★★★ "Advance Design Studio put a second story addition on our home. We were able to live in our home during the renovation. We were AMAZED at how smoothly the project went. The crew is prompt, efficient, professional and as nice as can be. We have recommended Advance Design Studio,Ltd to many people...." Review from Debbie B. in Algonquin, IL - Jul 17, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Advanced Design was great to work with! I would highly recommend them to anyone considering a home improvement project. They took the time at the beginning to understand our needs, budget, etc. and also helped us throughout the project with any change orders to stay in line with the upfront requirements...." Review from Mike C. in Lake Barrington, IL - Jun 30, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Advance Design Studio, Ltd. provided us with excellent service, and we definitely will be working more with them in the future." Review from Kim F. in Bull Valley, IL - Jun 15, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "They surpassed my expectations as a contractor." Review from Dauma . in St. Charles, IL - May 25, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "They did a wonderful job, were thorough, knowledgeable, helpful, respectful of our home, and we would use them again. We would totally recommend them." Review from Ange G. in Hoffman Estates, IL - May 17, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "I thought Advance Design was outstanding and I would (and already have) call them in for other projects. We are very happy and pleased!" Review from Diana G. in Trout Valley, IL - May 17, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "From the beginning of the process through the final walk through, we have found Advance Design Studio, Ltd to be excellent to work with. We loved our designer, our project manager was on top of everything and the craftsmen did excellent work. Although there were a few issues along the way, they were..." Review from Diane S. in Schaumburg, IL - Apr 25, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Great company and great people equal great results. Would highly recommend ADS for any remodeling or building needs." Review from Bill M. in Huntley, IL - Mar 11, 2017
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