Awards & Articles

As custom home builders and general contractors, the reputation of Desakota Developments is the key to the ongoing success of our company. We do everything in our power to deliver not only the best quality home builds and renovations, but the best customer experience for our clients, throughout the entire project. We are proud of the awards and articles that have recognized our work over the years, including custom home builds and major home additions and bathroom, kitchen and basement renovations.


Desakota Developments received the 2005 District of North Vancouver Community Heritage Award for "Compatible new design in a heritage context" for the Duval Road home renovations work we completed for our clients.


Our work has been featured in articles in The Vancouver Sun news paper. The following articles describe two of the many projects we have completed, adding space, style, light and increased value to our client's homes:

Dark no more. . .

Dark no more, bungalow glows with 50-per-cent more living space Hard to believe, but the spacious, light-filled Arts-and-Crafts-style North Vancouver home of Eric and Lisa Sandberg was once a cramped and dark 1950s modernist box. > read more

Renovation has worked out. . .

Renovation has worked out wonderfully for couple who kept faith with their heritage home: Rather than tear down their beloved Arts and Crafts style dwelling, the Stathams revitalized it - and added a heritage-style coach house. Demolish and begin anew or work with what you have? > read more