10 Home Builders to follow in the East Bay

As a kitchen and bath professional in the industry for 30+ years we have designed, built and remodeled thousands of kitchens throughout the bay area. On the flip side of our business, Distinctive Cabinetry also supplies high-quality kitchen and bath cabinets to builders, contractors & architects  in the east bay. Such is my inspiration on this post. It is all about home builders in the East Bay who, in my opinion, deserve merit for their work. They are listed in no particular order. You’ll be pleased to find a nice mixture of company sizes (small – large) which round out our list of 10 Home Builders to follow in the East Bay. If you think we’ve missed a builder you love, let us know in a comment at the bottom.

  1.  K D Kenny Builders + – Pleasanton
    Begun 1979 to provide a high level of personal customer service, K D Kenny Focuses on building exquisite and distinguished homes for their clients. K D Kenny’s business model provides clients with the peach of mind that: design collaboration, budgeting, construction and ongoing maintenance details are handled all under the same roof.
  2.  GJ Gardner Homes – East Bay, Lafayette
    G.J. Gardners designs are innovative, localised and are created to be just as diverse as any given territory. Their homes have won over fifty various housing industry awards. Awards are great, but their greatest satisfaction comes from the smiles they receive from customers every time they hand over the keys to their new home.
  3. Kasten Builders – Alameda
    Established in 1972, Kasten Builders understand the complexities of the construction process and use systems and procedures to navigate you through it.  Their goal is to deliver a service that exceeds your expectations and a finish product  you can be proud of.  Team with them early and find out why projects run smoother when you hire a great General Contractor.
  4.   V.A. Tragni, Inc. Luxury Custom Home Builder –  Pleasanton, Danville, San Ramon, Alamo, Blackhawk
    With over 23 years experience, custom home builder V.A. Tragni, Inc. has built some of the most extraordinary homes in the area’s most desirable neighborhoods. V.A. Tragni, Inc. builds custom homes that address your specific needs and reflect your taste and lifestyle. Owner, Vito Tragni lives in the community in which he builds. Among his portfolio of works include stellar homes in the Palo Alto, Ruby Hills, Callippe Preserve and many other prestigious locations.
    VA Tragni Luxury Custom Homes
  5. MB Development East Bay
    MB Development specializes in Bay Area custom design homes and residential construction projects. They are experienced with a variety of architecture styles including Mediterranean, Modern, Contemporary, Spanish and Ranch style homes, as well as custom commercial construction projects. They’ll help you visualize your project and materialize a concise timeline and budget from inception to completion.
  6. Shea Homes – East Bay
    What’s the difference which home builder you choose to build your home? Actually, it can make all the difference – from the choice of homes and locations to the quality of materials and workmanship to the customer service you get along the way. Not to mention, Shea Homes is part of a family-owned company that’s been around since 1881.
  7. Pulte Homes –  Orinda
    Pulte’s rigorous construction methods are designed to ensure that your home will be built right. They handle the hard work so you can focus on the fun stuff, like choosing the perfect floor plan that fits your lifestyle.
  8. TradeMark Homes – Alamo
    Joe Pucci’s appreciation for his craft has been demonstrated with the San Francisco Bay Area’s most sought-after homes of exquisite design and workmanship.Redefining the art of custom home building, each TradeMark home is a masterpiece showcasing a unique blend of quality, innovative style and functional living space. Theirs is a very client-oriented company, noted for architectural creativity and attention to the finest details.
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  9. Summerhill Homes – San Ramon
    SummerHill is renowned for developing specialized single-family detached and multi-family housing communities in established residential settings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its inception in 1976, SummerHill’s goals have been to provide quality homes for its customers, Communities of DistinctionTM for cities.
    summerhill homes
  10. David Baker Architects – East Bay, Oakland
    My personal note: Okay, not a traditional home builder, but this group does stunning work not to mention gives back to the community. They are skilled at navigating the personal, political and commercial dynamics of bringing new architecture into diverse urban environments. Their work combines social concern with a signature design character, resulting in distinctive high-quality buildings that foster a strong sense of community.


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