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What to Watch...

Mark your calendars and set your DVRs!  McCullough Design Development is going to be featured on the television show "American Builder" starting in 1 WEEK.  The show will run in San Diego for a few weeks on Cox media, so don't miss it!

Scheduled time:  Friday's 10-10:30 AM Start date: April 6, 2012 Channel: KTLA ch 14
Be sure to check us out!!!

2011 'Community of the Year'

This article is from the San Diego Union Tribune!  McCullough Design Development is proud to be building the Gables Crossing Estates as part of the Del Sur Community!

12:01 a.m., March 3, 2012

San Diego’s Del Sur has just been named the “2011 Community of the Year” by Builder and Developer magazine. Builder and Developer surveys multiple industry professionals who collectively choose a winner each December.

“The notable names behind Del Sur’s project team created and defined a first-class, master-plan community with not only its expansive sizing and amenity offerings but its decades-worth of viable endeavors,” says Builder and Developer.

Twenty years in the making, Del Sur is comprised of eight neighborhoods created by five different builders. Del Sur offers six neighborhood parks, five with year-round swimming pools heated with solar panels.

Beyond its variety of home offerings and parks, the north San Diego neighborhood also offers 18 …

Top Ten Reasons to Build a New Home with MDD

The benefits of buying a new home rather than a resale are numerous.  When you build a custom home with McCullough Design Development, the list grows longer!  Here are the top ten reasons to build a new home with MDD:

1 - You get exactly what you want  
When it comes to room sizes, layout, and storage space, you will get what you order!  With your list of needs and wants, we design a home suited just for you and give you several opportunities to review it to make it perfect.

2 - We build to your budget
At MDD we sit you down before the building process begins and we figure out what you want and what it will cost.  Our project managers calculate the cost of every inch of the home and work to remain in budget until you get the keys to the front door.  No surprises.
 3 - Energy-efficient
Not only is everything brand new, everything is energy efficient!  From appliances that are energy saving and "green", to our typical 10' ceilings that give the home an open feeling without in…


It has been a busy week!

Just a few reminders - all of the current Gables Crossing/Del Sur residents, don't forget about the Del Sur Food Truck Tasting this Saturday, March 10th!  Four of San Diego's finest Food Trucks will be sampling their top menu itmes!  Samples are free for CSC Residents and $10 to sample for Non-CSC Residents.

Also, a reminder to check us out on Facebook!  We would love to be "liked" by you!

How We Build Your Dream Home - Part 14

Although it has been a few months, there is still some work to do on our “How We Build Your Dream Home” series!So here we go with Part 14 – BBQs, Fire Pits, & Fire Bowls!

Since its invention, there isn’t anything much cooler to man than fire.Fire has always been a source of gathering and camaraderie for friends and families.Many of our homeowners add BBQs and fire bowls or fire pits to their backyard to increase the enjoyment and functionality of outdoor patios and backyards.
Most of our BBQs are built-in masonry barbeques with 12-16 lineal feet for an L-shaped stone structure with stone veneer (usually matching the house veneer) and often a rough concrete countertop.

The standard BBQ is 4’ stainless steel, natural gas grill with rotisserie.Many BBQs also include drawers and exhaust hoods, or you can turn your BBQ area into an entire outdoor kitchen by adding a sink and mini fridge.

Our BBQ areas are often plumbed in advance for gas and electric lines and built by either our masonry t…