About Us

San Diego Design Build Company                About Us

About Our Company:  

PacifiCoastal Design is a full-service Residential Design Build Company providing innovative design services and the exceptional quality craftsmanship since 2003.  As a licensed B General Contractor in San Diego for over 18 years, we have established an excellent reputation and while maintaining an A+ rating with the BBB (Better Business Bureau) year after year.     Customer satisfaction is most important and we always go the extra mile to make sure you project is a complete success, as well as, an enjoyable and stress free experience from beginning to end.  

Rich Lawrence is the founder of PacifiCoastal Design & Construction and has over 30 years of industry expertise as well as extensive education in Architecture, Building Construction Technologies, and Real Estate.  Rich oversees every project with personal attention from start to finish, bringing to the table a wealth of knowledge, experience and an unprecedented eye for detail.    Before becoming a licensed General Contractor, Rich worked for other Custom Home Builders, Commercial School & Apartment Building Contractors for several years.   Much of his Residential experience included building large custom estates in the prestigious neighborhoods of Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch & Del Mar.   


  “It is most important to me that each project is completed to perfection and that I am able to maintain this level of quality in every step of the process and on every project.”
-Rich Lawrence / Owner


How we Operate:

 Whether you’re planning on building a new dream home just remodeling, we will listen closely to your specific needs, offer suggestions, and develop a clear vision for your project.  By utilizing our design + build approach, we are able to develop the architectural design plans, as well as follow the projects construction phases through to completion. This hands-on process allows us to ensure the project receives the utmost care from beginning to end.  Most projects are completed with our in-house design team.   For larger projects we work with engineers and architects when appropriate.   Our detail-oriented process relies on our time-tested approaches that include strict planning schedule, organization and close, ongoing communications with our clients that guarantee successful projects every time regardless of size and scope. 


Permitting & Engineering:    This may include, coordinating with Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Soils testing, acquiring up to date title 24 energy calculations and developing detailed Architectural information to meet the local City & Planning requirements. After completing all the required documents, we manage the permit process & inspections with the City officials to make sure that each project is complete and accurate.

Our Philosophy is simple:  To exceed our client’s expectations.    Our commitment to excellence is second to none. The complete satisfaction of our clients remains our highest priority. We work hard every day to complete your project on time & on budget while maintaining the highest quality standards.  Our goal is to exceed our client’s expectations by going the extra mile for our clients everyday. We believe that truly exceptional customer service begins at the first phone call, continues through the span of a project, and even after your job is completed.