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Title Our Roots

Rick and Jim Spann, with a gentle nudge from their father, started R.J. Spann in 1983 and built a Company founded on traditional values dedicated to quality craftsmanship, hard work and honesty in all endeavors. Rick and Jim have guided the Company, located in Santa Barbara, to its success as a leading General Contractor throughout California.

Our projects have ranged in scope from a seaside hotel, apartment complexes, and the blending of new home additions into the community. Additional projects include industrial manufacturing plants to a four-star Italian Trattoria. R.J. Spann works with projects considering things as fundamental as seismic strengthening, and as unique as the preservation of Santa Barbara's cultural landmarks.

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Several factors contribute to R.J. Spann's list of repeat clients. We have taken pride in hiring the most qualified and committed employees. We are committed in the pooling of knowledge and ideas between owner, architect, and subcontractor during each phase of the project. We have over sixty years of combined experience in the Industry, and our team approach prevents delays and produces the highest quality work both functionally and aesthetically.

Our Philosophy of Excellence:

  • Provide the highest quality craftsmanship available
  • Deliver on-time and on-budget
  • Sensitivity to the unique needs of each individual project
  • Attentive service to our clients

We understand that entrusting your Project to us means counting on delivery without excuses. Our goal is to earn your confidence by consistently delivering on our promises.

Over the last 25 years, R.J. Spann has accumulated the experience in the residential markets, providing full house renovations, kitchen and bath design and remodeling, and structural modifications and repairs. Our portfolio of jobs throughout the years show the utmost quality of craftsmanship earning us numerous Awards, repeat business and exceptional referrals.

In commercial construction, we offer full renovations, structural modifications and repair, seismic remodeling, Type II, Type V, caissons (both hillside and casin in high water tables) five story structures , underground parking, lot line construction on infill lots, road improvements and extensions, utility extensions and improvements both overhead and underground and remodeling structures that are occupied.