The History of Van Son Construction

Van Son Construction was founded on January 1st, 1989 by an individual dedicated to seeing the construction industry approached in a new way, Carl Van Son. After working 11 years as a carpenter and foreman for various construction companies both in the Santa Barbara area, then beginning in 1982 the Nevada County area, Carl saw a variety of business models. Continuing with the best practices of each former builder, he moved to making a difference in the way he related with clients and projects. Bringing a sincere personal touch, desiring to share in the life of the clients and providing a product of high quality using the best craftspeople.

“Your Vision...Our Commitment“ has been the mantra of Van Son Construction from the beginning. Positioning themselves for the highest of integrity and ethical standards both in business and personal relationships.

The original business model was built on five objectives.

  • Honor God in all we do.
  • help employees develop their gifts both personally and in their craftsmanship.
  • Build relationships, as well as, capture and develop the vision of our clients.
  • To pursue excellence.
  • To grow in profitability.

In keeping these core values in place, Van Son Construction has been blessed and stands in good company with the “Premier Providers of Custom Homes in Nevada and Placer Counties.”


1. Design

We'll work with you to plan out and design your custom build or remodel to meet your needs. We work with several top designers and architects to design homes that are beautiful and functional.


2. Build

With the design complete, we work with your city or county building department as well as our team and superior subcontractors to set out to make your dream a reality.


3. Live

When we finish you'll have a beautiful home with amazing attention to detail and quality, ready for comfortable daily living.