Unlock the Potential of Your San Diego County Property with a Custom ADU

Dreaming of adding a granny flat, in-law suite, or a backyard studio to supplement your income to your San Diego home? At ADUPro.com, we’re your one-stop shop for a seamless ADU design and build experience.

We specialize in crafting beautiful and functional ADUs that perfectly complement your existing property and lifestyle. Our San Diego-based team is well-versed in local regulations and will guide you through every step of the process, from initial design concepts to obtaining permits and final construction.


There are several advantages to choosing ADUPro.com, a design-build contractor, for your Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) project:

  • Streamlined Process: ADUPro.com, a design-build firm, will handle both the design and construction phases, saving you the time and hassle of finding and coordinating a separate architect and contractor teams. ADUPro.com will take care of everything from initial sketches to obtaining permits and final construction.
  • Single Point of Contact: With ADUPro.com, you have one point of contact for the entire project. This simplifies communication and ensures that everyone involved is on the same page.
  • Cost Management: ADUPro.com will help you manage costs more effectively. We have experience with ADU projects and can provide accurate estimates upfront, factoring in both design and construction costs
  • Expertise in ADU regulations: ADUPro.com is well-versed in local zoning and building codes for ADUs. This can help avoid costly delays caused by permit issues.
  • Project Efficiency: ADUPro,com will handle both design and construction, we can streamline the overall project timeline. We can anticipate potential issues during the design phase and address them before construction begins.

If you’re looking for a hassle-free and efficient way to build your ADU, ADUPro,com, a design-build contractor, is the only way to go.

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Our Team

Chris Kightly


From 2004-2013, Chris has served as a CEO for a niche industry in the recycling world where he developed his communication skills between government and fortune 500 companies as well as meeting small individual and company needs. He traveled the world to help transform the recycling industry with his patented technology. In 2014, Builder Joe was launched with the understanding that the construction world was an unpleasant experience. The skills he had developed through past experiences and relationships would serve to help avoid the contractor stereo type. He recognizes the dreaded contractor reputation can be avoided by communication and follow through. He states “Communication and follow through is key at every step of the process from expectations to completing the build”.

Michelle Kightly

Administrative Director

Michelle Kightly has been in the real estate industry for over 27 years and a broker for more than 23 years. The previous company that she was a founder of and broker for had over 400 agents and was rated one of the top leading mortgage brokerages at that time. Michelle Kightly started Trinity Real Estate Services with the vision of having a professional team of real estate agents and loan officers that truly had a heart for the homeowner! With a foundation built on integrity, honesty, and customer service, her hopes and continual goal is that Trinity can always be a name that homeowners can Trust! Michelle helps with all the back-end for Builder Joe, Inc with the same drive she has for Trinity.

Ernesto Quintero

Director of Business Development / PM / CE

Ernesto found his passion for construction early in life, growing up helping his father and grandfather with the family business doing small remodels. With a BS in Civil Engineering and 10+ years of experience as a Project Manager he brings productivity, quality and problem-solving skills to our company. Before joining our team Ernesto helped manage the construction of nearly 100 ADUs in and around San Diego County working daily with Designers, Sub-Contractors, City Inspectors and Homeowners. With focus on the construction schedule, quality of the work and clear communications he helps our company provide a great customer experience.