Since our inception in 2004, our goal at CBUSA has been to build a nationwide network comprised of premiere independent homebuilders, vendors and manufacturers from around the country. It’s a lofty ambition — one that we’ve dedicated ourselves to wholeheartedly over the past 15 years. But while some may feel that the word “premiere” is hard to quantify, we disagree. The fact is that our members are consistently recognized for their quality products, stellar client service and business excellence with prestigious honors and awards.
While 2019 is still young, this year is already no exception. On February 19th, CBUSA member builder Rod Cullum, founder and CEO of Cullum Homes in Scottsdale, Arizona was honored as the Custom Home Builder of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Custom Home Builders Committee at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.
The award is the culmination of Cullum’s 30-plus years of construction industry experience and a testimony to the lengths at which he and his team go to build the highest quality custom homes and high end remodels, while delivering the most exceptional of service to his customers — service that starts from the moment he and his team sit down to start designing one of the 10-15 multi-million dollar homes they build each year extends well beyond each buyer’s move-in date. Each member of Cullum’s team is an expert in their role who is ready, willing and able assist with each phase of the building process, from site selection to design to construction and beyond. The firm employs in-house architecture and interior design teams and uses cutting-edge virtual reality software that gives clients the chance to take a virtual walkthrough of their home as its design progresses. Cullum Homes also offers maintenance services throughout the life of the home that often lead to renovations as the buyer’s circumstances evolve over the years. This model has helped the company turn short-term warranty service into long-term relationships that have led to countless referrals and new business opportunities.
“Rod gives complete service for clients, providing top-level work at each stage of design, construction, and, if desired, ongoing maintenance and remodeling,” said Doreen “Dodie” Adams, Financial Officer at Integrity Builders Inc. and chair of the NAHB Custom Home Builders Committee at the awards ceremony. “Fine craftsmanship, up-to-date tools, a first-rate team and great client service mark him as a leader in his field.”
“I’m overjoyed to have received the National Association of Home Builders 2018 Home Builder of the Year award,” Cullum reflected. “I am incredibly proud of the entire Cullum Homes team; without each and every one of them, we would not have been able to achieve such an accomplishment.”
Cullum Homes is the third CBUSA member builder to receive the prestigious Custom Home Builder of the Year award in just the past five years, joining 2016 winner Luis Jauregui of Jauregui Inc. in Austin, Texas, and 2015 winner Chad Magleby of Magleby Construction in Lindon, Utah.
“We are honored to work with Rod Cullum and the entire team at Cullum Homes,” said Ryan Lipchek, CBUSA’s VP – Sales & Marketing / Region President North. “They exemplify the organizational efficiency, integrity and genius design/build capability that every homebuilding company strives to attain. On behalf of all of us at CBUSA, congratulations to our good friend Rod Cullum and the Cullum Homes family for winning this most prestigious of awards and becoming NAHB’s 2018 Builder of The Year.”
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