For over 30 years, Live Oak Construction has been building custom homes in the Coastal Bend area that range in price from $50,000 to over $2 million. The company’s in-house design and build team requires consistent quality control over every phase of construction to ensure that its high standards are met. At Live Oak Construction, designing and building a great kitchen begins with finding out what the customers’ individual needs are, and then fulfilling them to well beyond what they
For the last several years, Newcastle Homes has won the most awards in the company’s specific homes’ category in the local Parade of Homes competitions—including, almost always, the award for “Best Kitchen.” John Pope, owner of Newcastle Homes, takes pride in focusing not only on building stunning award-winning kitchens, but also on how they function, specifically (1) for the owners’ needs, and (2) how the kitchen will interact with the rest of the home. It is easy to see why a Newcastle Homes’ kitchen is definitely the heart of the home.
Twenty or thirty years ago, the kitchen was a utilitarian space in the home dedicated almost exclusively to cooking and washing dishes, and was generally separate from other “living” areas of the home. Today, not only has the kitchen been integrated into the living areas of a home, it has actually become the hub of family life—the heart of the home and a family’s operations.