As the second-largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area, Chula Vista is regarded as being an excellent place to live. It is a highly sought-after location among young families and professionals alike, thanks to its urban-suburban mix. If you’re looking for a general contractor to help create your dream residential or commercial space, you’re in luck. Here are ten of the area’s best and most respected contractors, known for their extensive experience, diverse backgrounds, and exceptional skills.

Bayley Construction

23101 Lake Center Dr Ste 200, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Offering its services to Lake Forest and its surrounding areas, Bayley Construction specializes in government, healthcare, mixed-use, and multi-family projects. The company’s portfolio also showcases an impressive gallery of offices, parking areas, theaters, educational facilities, and restaurant projects. It draws inspiration from nearly six decades of industry experience, and has had the opportunity to work across 12 states in addition to California. As a leading expert in the design-build industry, the firm keeps all of its operations in-house, lessening the need for clients to employ additional subcontractors and professionals.

Featured here is one of the firm’s notable projects. Completed for the Otay Ranch Town Center, this project required the firm to work on an extensive lifestyle and entertainment complex. The new town center covers around 88 acres of land and features countless unique retail booths. 


6490 Marindustry Pl, San Diego, CA 92121

Established in 1981, Bycor is composed of a team of over 100 professionals. Committed to upholding the highest standards, this company offers a comprehensive range of client-focused services that cover both preconstruction and construction phases. These services include site evaluation, accurate conceptual budgets, site logistics and planning, project management, and conducting weekly site meetings. During the past four decades, it has accumulated an impressive portfolio that includes shell and built-to-suit projects of multi-story steel, concrete tilt-up, wood-frame, and masonry buildings.

Featured here is one project that is a testament to Bycor’s outstanding work. Completed for Chula Vista’s Toyota auto dealership, this project spans over 55,000 square feet and required the firm to work on both a sales showroom and a services center. The firm also designed and constructed a completely new office space. 

Allgire General Contractors

3278 Grey Hawk Court, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Drawing its inspiration from nearly four decades of industry experience, Allgire is considered to be one of the area’s best and leading general contractors. This company is particularly well-regarded for its expertise in multi-family construction, and has earned a solid reputation for both new construction and renovation of existing projects. It is currently led by Grant Allgire, who represents its second generation of builders. Under his leadership, the company has furthered its excellent reputation for multi-family work, in addition to mixed-use, renovation, and commercial projects.

In all of its projects, the company is committing to using only the best and latest industry techniques. It is known for staying up-to-date with changes in construction practices, technology, and risk transfer, which ensures that its clients constantly receive the highest quality work and the most effective solutions. Some of the firm’s most noteworthy projects include work for companies like FedEx, Old Navy, and California State University. 

KZ Companies

3180 University Ave Ste 300, San Diego, CA 92104

KZ Companies is a leading real estate development and construction company that specializes in single-tenant build-to-suit developments. It is also highly regarded for its comprehensive construction services, which include site selection, market strategy and research, negotiations, design, construction, and acquisition financing. Providing a complete array of commercial and residential services, its team makes sure to assist its clients throughout every phase of the construction process.

The company has been in business since 1994 and has since secured a strong relationship with some of the area’s best subcontractors. It has also amassed an extensive and excellent clientele list. With regard to design, KZ Companies can take on any project, regardless of its size or complexity. 

Advanced Property Solutions – San Diego

3525 Del Mar Heights Rd #922, San Diego, CA 92130

Since its founding in 1998, Advanced Property Solutions (APS) has been guided by the vision and leadership of its founder and president. He has specialized training in service sector management, and under his leadership, the firm has secured a stellar reputation for both its residential and commercial projects. The company specializes in design, planning, and permit assistance, and is also highly regarded for its excellent green building and sustainability practices. 

Featured here is one of the firm’s outstanding commercial spaces. Designed and constructed for 9Five Eyewear, this space spans 3,300 square feet and costs around $97,000 overall. The space is characterized by its clean lines and simple finishes, creating a sleek and modern aesthetic.

Lars Remodel

5925 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123

Based in San Diego, Lars Remodel specializes in remodeling and ground-up construction work. These services are carried out by the firm’s talented and experienced team of architects, interior designers, project managers, and construction professionals. This has occurred under the leadership of Jason Larson, a second-generation builder and remodeler who has helped the firm become known for its ability to take on projects regardless of size or complexity. 

Since its establishment in 1991, Lars Remodel has won an impressive number of industry accolades. It also has the distinction of being the first company in San Diego to become a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, which allows it to stay up-to-date with the best and latest industry techniques. With regard to design, its portfolio demonstrates an affinity for modern and contemporary designs that feature clean finishes and straight lines. Showcased here is a beautiful example of the company’s residential remodeling projects.

Marrokal Design & Remodeling

9474 Kearny Villa Rd, #205, San Diego, CA 92126

As its name suggests, Marrokal specializes in both design and remodeling, and extends its services throughout the San Diego metro area. It is highly regarded for its team’s excellent attention to detail, as well as its consistent ability to complete all of its projects on-time and within budget. The firm is led by Gary Marrokal, who started the firm over four decades ago, and Tom Capizzi, who joined Marrokal as co-owner in 2015. Together, they lead the company and maintain affiliations with organizations like Build It Green, which assures clients of the sustainability of their work.

Marrokal Design & Remodeling has also won countless accolades throughout the years, including several Contractor of the Year and Chrysalis Awards. The company is also an active member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

Classic Home Improvements

600 S. Andreasen Dr Ste A, Escondido, CA 92029

Based in Escondido but serving the surrounding areas as well, Classic Home Improvements offers expertise in every aspect of the residential construction and remodeling process. The company has earned a reputation for its exceptional work in kitchen and bathroom remodels, as well as interior and exterior renovations. Each of the firm’s projects receives personal and tailored insight from an expert from the firm’s team, who also assists with product selection in the company’s very own kitchen and bathroom showroom. By providing a full-service approach, this company ensures the quality of their work while also minimizing the challenge for homeowners of having to look for additional subcontractors and professionals.

Showcased here is one of the firm’s impressive kitchen designs from a 2018 project in Chula Vista. In addition to working on the kitchen, the project also involved renovating the bathroom. The Classic Home Improvements team used Cashmere Waypoint cabinets and a five-drawer Maple Truffle island, along with Della Terra quartz countertops, Beige Kensington flooring, and Provincetown Monument Gray tiles to create a stunning and functional space.

Kaminsky Design & Remodeling

12396 World Trade Dr Ste. 108, San Diego, CA 92128

Founded in 2005, Kaminsky Design & Remodeling offers its services throughout Southern California. The firm is composed of an experienced team of talented designers and contractors, who together have curated a stellar portfolio of bathrooms, kitchens, and other residential spaces. The firm is a product of the vision of its founder, Sergei Kaminskiy, as well as his wife Elena. Together, they launched the company as a handyman and remodeling company before later expanding it to take on larger and more complex projects.

Kaminsky maintains affiliations with important organizations like the National Kitchen and Bath Association and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. It is also a Certified Green Professional, which assures clients of the high efficiency and sustainability of its work. 

Creative Design & Build

9275 Trade Pl Unit H, San Diego, CA 92126

With nearly two decades of industry experience, Creative Design & Build offers its clients highly personalized packages that cater to each client’s unique needs. It has had the opportunity to work in some of Southern California’s best and most sought-after communities, and can take on any project regardless of size or complexity. The firm is fully licensed, bonded, and insured, and also offers prospective clients with free in-home estimates.

This project is an example of the exceptional bathroom work done by Creative Design & Build. The team utilized wood paneled flooring and installed a separate walk-in shower. It also incorporated clean backsplashes and custom storage spaces to create a stunning and functional bathroom.