Who We Are
Douglas Raub Design and Development creates new homes of superior craftsmanship. Located in Sherman Oaks, we’re a residential builder specializing in building custom new homes. We also design and construct remodels and additions.
Our team loves working together. Each member of our highly professional team brings over two decades of experience to your project. We’re knowledgeable, committed and never rest until the job is perfect. We enjoy making difficult jobs a breeze.
We use modern methods and styles. We can build any type of home, from Tuscan-styled villas to French-style estates to sustainable and green modern edifices. We employ the proper people, who have the skill level, intelligence and forecasting ability to assure your home is custom-crafted – and is finished on-time and on-budget.
Relationships are of utmost importance to us. We believe when you make a deal, you make a deal. We’re always approachable and your phone calls are always returned promptly. We deliver nothing less than exceptional service.
We like making you comfortable and allaying any of your concerns. We pride ourselves on doing all of the little things, including always having a clean, secure job site.
We say what we are going to do and do it. Honesty and integrity are at the core of everything we do. You’ll find we’re an exceptional company with impeccable standards.
We believe that once you’ve worked with Doug Raub Design and Development, no other contractor will compare.
Our homes have been featured in episodes on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing and Showtime’s Shameless.
Meet our team that’s dedicated to exceeding expectations and delivering smiles on our customers’ faces.
President and General Contractor
A native of Philadelphia, Doug grew up playing hockey and rooting for his beloved Flyers. After a storied college hockey career at the University of Dayton, where he graduated with a marketing / communication degree, Doug came to Los Angeles to fulfill his dream of working for an NHL team and spent a year with the Kings organization. He loved Southern California so much he stayed, but realized he wanted to take a different career path. He answered an ad in the Wall Street Journal and began working for a pool and hot tub company during the industry boom of the 1970s.
In 1976, he started his own company called Rocky Mountain Tub Company. Soon his clients were asking him to do decking and other construction projects. With customers loving his work, the company evolved to general construction, and, in 1992, Douglas Raub Design and Development was established.
With three decades of construction experience, Doug loves creating customs homes from scratch, enjoying making the entire process from laying the foundation to completion expertly come together. Still an avid hockey player, Doug, his family and Dudley, a Shepherd hound dog, live in Sherman Oaks, on a street where no fewer than six neighbors have had his firm construct their homes.
Senior Project Supervisor
For Dave, construction runs in the blood. Born and raised in Burbank, Dave began working In the construction industry at age 10 during the summers for his father’s company. After attending CSUN, he went to work full-time for his father, and soon acquired his own contractor’s license.
By 1990, Dave was running his construction business, concentrating on remodels and additions. In early 2012, he began working exclusively for Doug Raub Design and Development as his finish carpenter. After six months, Doug asked Dave to manage one of his projects, With the keen eye of a finish carpenter, Dave is able to spot imperfections and flaws early and correct them.
As a construction supervisor, Dave works well with the architect and homeowner to create a seamless transition from groundbreaking to ‘turn-key.’
Dave still lives Burbank and is the father of two beautiful teenage girls named Taryn and Cailey. He enjoys golfing and coaching his youngest daughter’s travel softball team.
Scott has managed the development of luxury single family homes since 2000. He began his career in San Francisco restoring old Victorian homes and has focused his career on high-end properties.
Scott grew up back East and completed an architecture degree at University of Southern California. He worked in a client service role for several advertising and design studios before undertaking his first major remodel project for himself.
Shortly afterwards he left the corporate world to pursue home remodeling full time. To date he has supervised the completion of over 2 dozen residential remodels and new construction projects… and is equally comfortable working on super modern homes as well as traditional style residences. The majority of his work experience is in the Hollywood Hills.