Orange County Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service design-and-build company to complete your entire project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build pros in Orange County for your home project below: More
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Design Intervention & IA Construction were born out of a passion for design and customization of a home to be... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 272-0856
  • Laguna Beach, CA, 92651, 19 projects in Orange County Metro
South Orange County's Professional Design Build Firm
Professional Real Estate Service Provider, Residential, Investments, Property Management and Design Build Firm in...
Studs are the building blocks of home construction and as such your home will quite literally stand or fall based... Read More
  • Click to Call(714) 612-5788
  • Mission Viejo, CA, 92691, 16 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County Trusted Design-Build Firm & Best of Houzz 2016 & 2017
Rellion, a premier builder, developer, and real estate investor in Southern California, help home owners to build...
  • Click to Call(949) 353-6212
  • 15 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Do It Right Remodeling was founded by brothers Aviran and Edan Bar-Lev in 2006. Specializing in Room Additions,... Read More
  • Click to Call(714) 321-5967
  • Tustin, CA, 92705, 16 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County Design-Build Firms Best of Houzz 2015!
We are a full-service interior design firm that specializes in custom kitchen and bathroom remodels. We create...
  • Click to Call(949) 945-2195
  • 5 projects in the Orange County Metro area
MTR Construction Inc is a pioneer in doing high end construction. MTR Construction is a design + build firm that... Read More
  • Click to Call(714) 576-5861
  • Los Alamitos, CA, 90720, 13 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County’s Custom Home Builder Kitchen & Bath Remodeler
If you’re interested in remodeling your home, well…you’ve come to the best place to start. We’ve been building...
  • Click to Call(714) 848-9668
  • 1 project in the Orange County Metro area
SC Homes is proud to be a family owned and operated home building company that has become one of the most... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 723-4243
  • Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, 7 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County's Collaborative Design Build Firm
In creating a design that is beautiful, functional and fulfills your design goals. We will handle all the...
  • Click to Call(949) 647-5652
  • 5 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Sea Pointe Construction is a Design-Build Firm. Design-build embraces architecture, engineering and construction... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 230-4337
  • Irvine, 92618, 10 projects in Orange County Metro
OC's Premier Design & Project Management Firm
As one of the area's most revolutionary and sought after custom building and renovation companies, Maker Design...
  • Click to Call(949) 424-7626
  • 13 projects in the Orange County Metro area
30 years experience, we provides a comprehensive architectural design service in a cost-effective, personal and... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 235-4847
  • Lake Forest, CA, 92630, 8 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County Luxury Home Builder & Remodeler Best of Houzz 2015-2018
For more than 30 years, Mr. Build Construction has provided construction, renovation, and maintenance services...
  • Click to Call(949) 627-8627
  • 10 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Orange County Award-Winning Design-Build Specialist Best of Houzz
Serving Orange County for more than 20 years, Burgin Construction Inc. is a design-build firm that can provide...
  • Click to Call(714) 558-1094
  • 56 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Hunter Construction Inc. is a full service Design-Build remodeling firm in south Orange County California with... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 541-5820
  • Mission Viejo, CA, 92691, 6 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County Experienced Design-Build Firm | Best of Houzz 2016-2018!
Using our design/build model, projects are taken from conception through completion with one company, resulting...
  • Click to Call(949) 272-0856
  • 19 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Orange County's Innovative Design Build Firm Best of Houzz 2018
Bell Construction is a full service Design- Build firm in the Orange County and Los Angeles area. We specialize...
  • Click to Call(562) 268-5734
  • 1 project in the Orange County Metro area
Lido Interiors is a full service interior design and general contracting firm located in Newport Beach, CA. Since... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 350-5678
  • Newport Beach, CA, 92663, 7 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County's Innovative Design & Build Specialists
We strive to bring the best possible results to our clients. We deliver these results through devoting hands-on...
  • Click to Call(760) 853-5762
  • 1 project in the Orange County Metro area
OC's Luxury Design & Remodeling Studio Specializing in Inspired Living
Creating fresh, inspiring spaces that bring her clients' visions to life is at the heart of Cheryl Underwood's...
  • Click to Call(951) 783-2462
  • 5 projects in the Orange County Metro area
At TL Construction we pride ourselves on service. We strive for complete customer satisfaction. No matter the... Read More
  • Click to Call(714) 975-9956
  • garden grove, CA, 92843, 5 projects in Orange County Metro
OC's Leading Residential & Commercial Construction Group
We are a fully-licensed residential contracting company specializing in custom kitchen remodeling, bathroom...
  • Click to Call(949) 385-5140
  • 10 projects in the Orange County Metro area
We are a full service design-build company with several "expert categories" we specialize in; 1.) We specialize... Read More
  • Click to Call(866) 481-5144
  • Orange, CA, 92866, 3 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County's Remodeling Experts | 5X Best of Houzz
We are a full-service construction and general remodeling company providing a wide range of contracting and...
  • Click to Call(800) 401-3220
  • 7 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Graystone Custom Builders is a custom design and construction firm that is dedicated to enriching the lifestyle... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 466-0900
  • Newport Beach, CA, 92663, 3 projects in Orange County Metro
OC Premier Design Build Kitchen and Home Remodeler & Designer
APlus has been a family-owned business for two generations. We take personal pride and pull from many years of...
  • Click to Call(949) 407-5463
  • 131 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Best of Houzz 4 years in a row! Sea Pointe Construction is a prominent design/build residential remodeling... Read More
  • Click to Call(949) 861-3400
  • Irvine, CA, 92618, 40 projects in Orange County Metro
Orange County Custom Design & Construction
Julie Laughton distinguishes herself within her industry through her ability to visualize & her talent to draw....
  • Click to Call(714) 305-2861
  • 4 projects in the Orange County Metro area
I have been serving the construction and development industry for over 20 years. Since 1985 working for the... Read More
  • Click to Call(714) 752-4578
  • Huntington Beach, CA, 92618, 3 projects in Orange County Metro
Los Angeles' Design-Build Firm Best of Houzz 2018
Treeium specializes in beautiful environmentally friendly home remodeling projects. Join the smart home...
  • Click to Call(855) 833-8733
  • 4 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Dolcini Design, LLC has carved out specific niches within the construction industry over the past 15 years;... Read More
  • Click to Call(951) 440-7615
  • Placentia, CA, 92870, 1 project in Orange County Metro
Orange County's Exclusive Design + Build Firm | 6x Best of Houzz
Hunter Construction Inc. is a full service Design-Build remodeling firm in south Orange County California with...
  • Click to Call(949) 541-5820
  • 6 projects in the Orange County Metro area
Featured Reviews for Design-Build Firms in Orange County
Design Intervention
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"I have known Kirk Nelson of Design Intervention since 2002 and have followed his work throughout the years. As a stager in Southern California, I staged one of the properties that had been completely remodeled. This home was put on the market for sale and no doubt sold because of the attention to detail used by Kirk Nelson.."
- Home Staging by Carol Roemmer
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"Highly recommend him. Great experience!!!"
- LF
Do It Right Remodeling
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"I heard about this company through a co-worker that had their kitchen remodeled by Do it Right. After hearing constant compliments about their work, their CLEANLINESS (my co-worker said she's never been in a cleaner construction area), their attentiveness, and most importantly, they met their deadline..something i've learned most contractors tend to miss. I'm simply in awe of the work this company does..I know they only work by referral only which speaks about their finishing quality and overall customer satisfaction. What I really enjoyed about them is their 3D renderings. A lot of other contractors either draw the design by hand or use an out of date software..their software is extremely detailed and from the pictures it shows that the 3d renderings match the end result. I have sent them an email and will update my results!"
- Ben Barkley
MTR Construction, Inc.
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"We had MTR Construction retile our shower in 2011 and they did such a great job that when we decided to have our kitchen done we gave Mike a call to come out and take a look. He gave us a very fair estimate so we decided to have MTR do the work. The work took about two weeks and we are very pleased with the final results. Mike is very honest and always goes the extra distance to make sure you are happy. We would not hesitate to use MTR Construction again in the future."
- goodasa
SC Homes
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"SC Homes built my house, and the quality is superb. In 2010 I hired SC homes to build a new roof deck, including new access stairs. It was a big job and it was finished on time. Any small problems which arose later were quickly corrected. I would have no hesitation in recommending SC Homes for a new build or a remodel."
- gkirkup
Carolyn Hall
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"Carolyn is energetic and knowledgeable. She worked hard to help me re-do my kitchen, especially the cabinets and drawers. She had great ideas about how I could change the look and workability of my kitchen."
- jofleischer
Zen Architect
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"I needed to remodel my master bath and closet but had no clue how to design the changes. My contractor required specific architectural plans right away. Thankfully, I was aware of John Salat's talents and called him with my urgent request for architectural plans. He showed up the same evening, took pictures, measurements, and discussed creative changes. He asked me a million questions. His plans were ready within 2 days. He was extremely thorough, professional, and insightful. He grasped the few ideas I had and gave me so much more to think about. His design was fabulous and fit all my needs and provided much more than I had thought about. He really understood my needs and incorporated them into his design concepts. He created the pictures of what I wanted from the many questions he asked. During the construction, he came back to check on the work and was in constant communication with the contractor. He suggested so many design details. I had nothing to worry about. He and the contractor did it all. I would recommend him to everyone."
- silvanaraiola
Hunter Construction Inc
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"Professional approach and knowledgeable execution. Kept workers focussed on doing the job right and thoroughly. Followed up any issues or concerns and addressed them with satisfactory solutions. very satisfied"
- jameslc
Lido Interiors
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"If you have general contracting or interior design needs, you can't over looking lido interiors. Lido Interiors has completed two of my homes and exceeded my expectations in both cases - personable, on-time and on-budget, I was extremely pleased with their work."
- B Smith
TL Construction & Design
Design-Build Firms in Orange County
"TL Construction were very professional and got my home improvement projects completed on time and on budget. I have never had any problems with Travis the owner and he is willing to work with me in order to make changes as construction goes on. I highly recommend them."
- theodore_nguyen
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What is a design-build firm?

Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined design-build process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which often speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a residential design-and-build company in Orange County, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for design-builders that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:

  • How long have you been in the design-build construction business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find a design-build company on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to design-build firms in Orange County. You may also look through Orange County photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Brentwood Los Angeles, Bel Air, Los Angeles, Hollywood and Long Beach.
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