Dear Neighbor:

I have a passion for building spectacular homes, one at a time. Over the years, I’ve honed that passion into a business dedicated to discovering each client’s vision for the ideal dream home, and then I build it.

Every aspect of your home should reflect your personal tastes and lifestyle. We strive to achieve your ultimate satisfaction with careful attention to detail throughout the entire design-build process. We take the time to thoroughly understand your concept before we form a project team, draft a design, or recommend materials.

Here is what some of my clients say about me:

Here is what some of my clients say about me (please see our TESTIMONIAL page for more):


“From planning and budgeting to finished project, Forbes & Sons met or exceeded our expectations. Our project was completed with excellent craftsmanship and attention to detail. Don and Gary (the Project Foreman) were very thorough in explaining the process.”

—Matt and Diane S.
“Forbes is a great contractor, and we got great advice and suggestions throughout our project. Work was completed in a timely manner, workers were always complete and thorough, clean-up was good.”
—Mr. & Mrs. Dave J.

The Forbes & Sons' Fully Integrated Approach to Building is a detailed, 10-phase process that assures the impeccable quality and attentive service you deserve as we create the domain you’ve always desired. Drawing upon our extensive experience and local relationships with industry professionals and government agencies, our approach maps how we coordinate the many creative, technical, environmental, and legal details of building—assuring that your project proceeds on time and within budget.

At Forbes & Sons, we emphasize these things:

  • Build the client relationship first. Then we can build an estate where you feel proud to be home.
  • Recommend excellence. We start with the region’s most talented architects, skilled engineers, and expert craftsmen. Then we work with the highest-grade materials and finishes, offering rare options that reflect your personal taste and lifestyle.
  • Full-disclosure contract. This detailed document is the product of open communication between us, resulting in a home that you love. We do not know of another builder that demonstrates its respect for client resources with a detailed, full-disclosure contract. There are no “vague” areas that could cause future disagreements.
  • Track the details. From designing to bidding, through permits, construction, and inspections, I personally oversee every detail, making sure that you are fully informed of every aspect of building your home.

We have earned the Northern California Better Business Bureau’s “BBB Honor Roll” for outstanding customer service as a “Complaint Free Member”.

At Forbes & Sons, we’re building the place where you live. We’ll listen to your ideas and work side-by-side with you to transform your concept into reality.

Please call me at 707.226.5994 if you have any questions about your next project..


Don Forbes, Owner
Forbes & Sons Construction, Inc.

General Contractor License No.787702