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The SDB Process

As a full-service design-build company, we at Sustainable Design Build pride ourselves on working with clients to design their dream home. By collaborating with clients through the design and assisting with finish selections, we can customize our proposal on projects so that customers truly set the price. Combined with completed with outstanding value. No matter the scope of work, Sustainable Design Build offers comprehensive services that yield results for any project; like a simple renovation to a high-end custom home with luxury finishes.

Learn more about Sustainable Design Build and why you should collaborate with us to get your job done right. We have a phenomenal team that is licensed and insured for any remodeling job or home improvement project. Check out our portfolio of professionally completed work. Have any additional questions? Reach out to us here on our contact form.

Residential Remodeling Services

What sets us apart from a run-of-the-mill general contractors in the Denver Metro area is our classic home full-service approach to your project. Allowing us to provide designs, consulting, and construction services all under one roof. Our services include remodeling & restoration, full home renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, additions, pop tops, basements, and ADUs.

Return on Investment

Sustainable Design Build will help you maximize your ROI and always seeks to complete projects that are of the best benefit to you! With competitive pricing, we make sure you are getting the best value for your home improvement project. This also includes professional advice, to help our clients discern which projects will produce the best overall return on investment.

Construction Solution

With a turn-key construction solution to the residential remodeling services process, we aim to provide a stress-free solution to your home improvement project. We have meticulously picked out trade partners to ensure every client receives the highest quality craftsmanship and finishes.


Financing a home project can pose unique challenges as there are several different lending products available. Our team of professionals can assist you in building a funding solution to make your project a reality. Our partners will work with you directly to provide the best option for your project.

Company News

We are moving fast. Here are our latest company updates.

Denver’s Ordinance 307 How Sidewalks Affected Your Remodel

Denver’s Ordinance 307 How Sidewalks Affected Your Remodel

When walking through the neighborhoods of Denver, you may have noticed some of the sidewalks are more treacherous than others. There is definitely a varying degree of quality and upkeep for this pedestrian pavement. Up until now, it has actually been the homeowner’s responsibility to maintain and improve the sidewalks of the neighborhood. But now, Denver’s sidewalks have changed hands in management and control but still at the cost of homeowners. This is a benefit in many aspects, especially for property owners who were looking to build or make improvements to their homes.

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Arapahoe County Considers Allowing ADU

Arapahoe County Considers Allowing ADU

It seems the trending interest in Accessory Dwelling Units is expanding past the Denver Metro Area. Arapahoe County is now proposing a new zoning regulation that would allow accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, in unincorporated neighborhoods. The decision could be coming as soon as the Summer of 2023.

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Commercial Construction Project at Denver’s Park Hill Golf Course may begin

Commercial Construction Project at Denver’s Park Hill Golf Course may begin

Land Developers face a large amount of regulation, code requirements, and scrutiny. Nothing is more apparent of that fact than the redevelopment and commercial construction project planned for Denver’s Park Hill golf Course. For years, the large property has sat vacant and unattended as developers change ownership due to complications in obtaining approval for its construction. Current land developer Westside Investment Partners have been in a years-long attempt to develop the 155-acre golf course. However, due to a unique conservation easement that has been maintained by the city and county of Denver construction has been at a standstill. The conservation easement states that the golf course will remain a golf course and operate as one. a current land developer wants to lift that easement to make way for more beneficial commercial construction projects such as additional housing and community development.

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Zach McKendry Headshot 2022 Updated General Contractor Owner Denver Colorado

Zach McKendry

General Contractor | Founder

Zach McKendry is a 4th generation contractor native to Colorado. He has worked in and owned several construction companies. Currently, Zach oversees the construction process from start to finish as Sustainable Design Build’s General Contractor who holds a license in both Denver. He truly prides himself on delivering a product he and his family can be proud of for years to come. Before founding SDB, Zach specialized in real estate investment and rehabbing single-family homes. When not at work, Zach enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and rock climbing.

Mike McCarty

Design Manager | Founder | Realtor | ABR PSA

Mike McCarty started his real estate career in 2010 through several investment property acquisitions. While working in the construction industry, Mike’s continued interest in real estate along with his growing rental property portfolio led him to a career shift to real estate. Today, Mike oversees the marketing/advertising of Sustainable Design Build’s projects as well as land acquisition and entitlements. Mike is also the Owner/Broker of Love Colorado Real Estate. When Mike isn’t showing properties, he loves kicking back with his partner Diana and his dog Bear.


Macaroon Shiba Shiba-Roon Office Dogs of Colorado Denver


A recent addition to the team, Macaroon is a fine and industrious Shibe. He is eager to learn, always wanting to meet new people and other dogs. His welcoming attitude will make any stranger into a friend in no time, fostering new business relationships each and every day.

Sustainable design build office dog


This beautiful girl here is quite possibly the fastest hound around. With a quirky attitude and cheerful personality to match. Poppy is the ideal pal but watch out, she likes to pull pranks.

Recent Projects

We at Sustainable Design Build hold our work to the highest standard of integrity and workmanship. Please take a look at some of our recently constructed projects. You are more than welcome to visit our various platforms holding clientele reviews about our work. We are a verified business with Google, BBB, and HomeAdvisor. We work together with trade partners that meet our high standards and values for delivering valuable service.


Connect With Us

Planning your next renovation, or maybe you are looking to do a complete remodel for your home? Whatever the task, it can’t hurt to ask. Reach out to our team through this form.

We can schedule a free consultation and discuss everything you need to get your project moving in the right direction. Did we mention, it’s absolutely free?

No time like the present to get started on turning your house into the home of your dreams.