Simplify your Remodel with the Design-Build Approach
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NBR Design-Build is successful project after project because the Designer is also your Builder. NBR delivers creative, elegant solutions from a designer who knows and understands construction first hand. We eliminate the conflicts between the architect, designer and contractor during the construction process which is a common complaint and a leading cause of extra costs and delays in remodels. We, and our clients, are convinced that Design-Build is the best way to achieve the highest value while still meeting schedule, cost and quality goals.

About NBR:Alex Nerland, Founder/Principal of NBR Design-Build, has been buying and remodeling houses in San Francisco for more than 14 years. Alex got his degree in Architecture from UC Berkeley in 1990 and his Contractor License in 2002. Alex has hands-on experience and is personally skilled in all aspects — from city permits to finish carpentry, from Auto CAD to plumbing — giving him the expertise to manage projects, employees and sub-contractors efficiently and to deliver projects on time. Alex’s wife, Lisa, is the Co-Designer and Project Manager for all projects. Lisa has been designing projects with Alex for NBR for 10+ years and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.
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Our Process

NBR has 5 steps in the planning and creating of your perfect space. We take care of your entire project from beginning to end– from initial concept right through construction.
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Featured Press

NBR has been featured in multiple articles in a number of nationwide magazines such as Fine Homebuilding and Consumer Reports. NBR has also been featured in a many Houzz editorials including multiple “Kitchen’s of the Week”. Please click on the Press link to read the full articles. Go to Press →