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About Us

Grant Castilow, President

Who We Are

After decades of exceptional outcomes and highly rewarding experiences for our clients, Vertical|Design+Build embraces the highly efficient and collaborative Design+Build process to deliver extraordinary Concept-to-Creation®services to produce exceptional Custom Homes.

Unlike traditional custom home builders, At Vertical|Design+Build, we handle every aspect of your project from Concept-to-Creation®. Our team includes architects, interior designers, structural engineers, estimators, a general contractor, purchasing, project & construction managers, material suppliers, and consultants who are all involved from the beginning and throughout the process. As the single point of responsibility and communication for your custom home, our team works together in a fully coordinated process to deliver extraordinary experiences to create your new custom home.

This unique approach allows Vertical|Design+Build to provide the best-in-class level of quality and service.

For the last 20 years, Vertical Design+Build has designed and built Modern, Coastal Contemporary, Mid-Century Modern, West Indies, Key West, Modern Farmhouse, Adobe, and Mediterranean Style Custom Homes from Tampa Bay to Boca Grande including:

(10) New Custom Gulf Beach Waterfront Homes

(27) New LEED, USGBC, or FGBC Certified Custom Homes

(12) Whole-house Luxury Home Transformations

(4) Luxury Condo Renovations – Ritz Carlton, Aria

(1) New Commercial Marine Science Center Building – Saint Stephens Preparatory School

(50,000) SF of Medical / Dental Office Buildouts

When it comes to designing and building your home, our approach allows Vertical | Design+Build to provide a best-in-class level of operational and project excellence.

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Grant Castilow, President

Core Values


At Vertical Design+Build, our business is driven by the following Core Values which we bring to every custom home we create:

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Clients First

Our Clients are our number One priority. It’s that Simple!

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Care

We take the care necessary to do things right in all that we do. We set clear expectations about the process and endeavor to pay attention to all the details and meticulously communicate with all stakeholders throughout the Design+Build.

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Collaborate

We lead by example in respectful collaboration with our homebuyers, their representatives and a team of more than one hundred consultants, design professionals, tradespeople, material suppliers, specialty subcontractors, and municipal officials to Design+Build your home.

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Work Sincerely, Honestly & Have Fun

We work diligently to lead all stakeholders to bring our clients the very best results and strive to make it a an enjoyable and rewarding win-win experience. Did we mention we like to have Fun!

We Offer (4) Distinct Services:


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Design+Build

Concept-to-completion services for your dream home.

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Custom Build

Already have plans? We’re ready to build.

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Lifestyle Plans

Designer-ready floorplans awaiting customization.

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Lifestyle Remodeling

Transform your current home with our Design+Build Team.

What is Design+Build?


The Design+Build process means one entity orchestrates both design and construction to produce maximum results from a fully coordinated, collaborative team throughout the entire process. Design leads in creating the concept and construction informs design, producing a cost-effective, imaginative, unique and fully constructable home with the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship in a highly efficient manner.

Quality


All of our homes are designed and built with Gold Standard Specifications using what we believe to be the best possible materials and sustainable building practices.

Our Approach


At Vertical | Design+Build, we have more than 50 years of experience in designing and building award-winning, high-end custom homes along Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast.

Unlike traditional custom home builders, At Vertical|Design+Build, we handle every aspect of your project from Concept-to-Creation®. Our team includes architects, interior designers, structural engineers, estimators, a general contractor, purchasing, project & construction managers, material suppliers, and consultants who are all involved from the beginning and throughout the process. As the single point of responsibility and communication for your custom home, our team works together in a fully coordinated process to deliver extraordinary experiences to create your new custom home.

This unique approach allows Vertical|Design+Build to provide the best-in-class level of quality and service.

Meet Our Team


Doug Gratias

Purchasing & Estimating

Arturo Picazo

Construction Superintendent

Anthony Nuccio

Construction Manager

Neil McDaniel

Construction Manager

Sherry Cahill

Office Manager

Brad Thurman

Construction Manager

Jeff Bryde

Construction Manager