At James Costalupes General Contractor, Inc., we are proud to stand strong as one of the last ‘old school builders’ that believe a home should be constructed with good-old-fashioned communication and personal pride in our clients’ projects. For more than 35 years, our clients have trusted us with this traditional approach, and with good reason.


From the very beginning, we establish a trusting relationship with our clients, our craftsman, and the entire James Costalupes team. Together, we are focused on one goal: you and your dream. With a drive for perfection and a sincere passion for building beautiful, livable homes and dynamic business environments, our team works with our clients throughout each step of the way. In the end, we have captured your vision and navigated the project to impeccable completion… while we extended the forthright service and respect that you have earned and deserve. Our company has earned a reputation for superior craftsmanship, creativity, service and professionalism… and we look forward to doing the same for you.

James Costalupes

For over 35 years, James “Jim” Costalupes has made an unparalleled statement in luxury home and commercial construction in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, NV. From day one, Jim has always focused his business mantra on offering forthright advice backed by a team of experts who understand what it takes to build in the Lake Tahoe region. From conceptual design to local and regional regulations, to the final walk-through, Jim takes pride in his company’s knowledge and skilled craftsmanship, with particular attention to the fiduciary aspect of the relationship. His appreciation of excellence comes from his personal family life and beliefs. It is not uncommon for Jim to donate his time and talent to those who need it most. Spiritually sound and exceptionally focused on his clients’ behalf, Jim and his team have earned the respect as one of the region’s true “Master of Construction.” Click here to view a fun video we made and learn more about us & another one here.

Jim Costalupes has been doing contracting work for me for 30 years. The work is always done on schedule, within budget, and with excellent craftsmanship. He is completely professional and responsible.”