Home Builder in Boulder, CO
Essex Development is a builder of quality custom homes throughout the Front Range of Colorado. English born Doug Ryder started as a qualified electrical engineer and managed and owned an electrical and plumbing firm in Essex, England. It was then that he began renovating historical barns into family homes that his love of building was born. Since coming to the states 12 years ago, he has built numerous custom homes in Boulder, Denver and Arvada.
read moreDoug Ryder is at the pinnacle of quality builders in the Denver metro area. I never hesitate to recommend Doug and Essex Developments to my clients. Doug cares deeply about both the quality of the workmanship and the long term maintenance costs of the home. He is always looking out for the homeowners best interests, and manages the schedule, the budget, and all of the subcontractors to get the best end possible end product. As an architect, I appreciate the way that Doug 'keeps me in the loop'.
read moreSeeing is believing. Contact us to set up visits to these completed projects so you can see first-hand Doug's ability and standard of workmanship.
read moreAs a general contractor, Doug Ryder feels that it is necessary to be present at the initial client/architect meetings. It is important for the architect and general contractor to create a good relationship. Team meetings early on in the design process will eliminate costly design changes and project hold-ups. This all helps with space planning and are essential requirements to obtain an accurate bid. After insuring good construction quality control, the control of the budget is priority throughout the entire project.