“If you think an expert is expensive, just wait ‘til you hire an amateur.”

Crane Builders has been building and renovating homes on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1994.

We have an annual volume of $4.2 million with over 78% of business from repeat clients.
Crane Builders delivers exceptional quality and value in every project – custom new homes, additions, renovations, and restorations.

From repairing your back door lock to building a gazebo to helping create your dream home – we do it all!

  • Founded Crane Builders, Inc. in New Orleans in 1980
  • Expanded to MS coast in 1994
  • Founded Crane Builders, LLC on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2008

Jackye Crane Hansen – President

  • BS in Construction Management from LSU
  • Joined Crane Builders in 2010

Jimmy Crane – Vice-President

  • BS in Construction Technology from LSU
  • In construction since 1972
  • 1980 Founded Crane Builders, Inc. (New Orleans)
  • 1982 Founded Plantation Pools, Inc. (New Orleans)
  • 2008 Founded Crane Builders, LLC (Waveland)

Mallory Stout – Project Manager

  • BS in Construction Management from LSU
  • Joined Crane Builders in 2017

Angela Toney – Office Manager/Bookkeeper

  • Joined Crane Builders in 2018


Licensed as a Building Contractor in MS and LA.
Holds local licenses in: Waveland, Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Hancock and Harrison Counties.