My wife and I continue to use Safehouse Contracting for our home improvement needs. We've used them for a basement finish (see photos) on our own home, and for work on our rental/investment properties, including roof replacements, electrical repairs, attic insulation work, and grading.
They have a great crew, and there was nothing we asked for in our basement finish that they weren't willing to do for us: from a hidden bookshelf doorway, to 12" x 12" cubbies along an entire wall, to tiered seating with special wiring for our home theater, and even removing a wall along the stairs that we didn't want/need there anymore. They were very professional and highly skilled.
We felt that the cost was affordable, and Joe Brose (one of the owners) was able to help us use our investment to finish the basement to the fullest. For example, we would ask for an added feature, and he would tell us how much it would cost. But sometimes the cost could be curbed by changing it slightly, to take out a feature or changing to materials that were less costly. We feel like what often happens is that builders just say, "A cubby costs this much" and that's it. Instead, Joe says, "If you use wood, it will be this much, but if you use PVC, it will be this much, and you have other options as well."
I have recommended SafeHouse Contracting to several friends and family already (two of my brothers have used them for basement finishes and other projects), and will continue to do so going forward.
They are worth getting a quote from, even if you build with someone else!