Décor & Style

September 1998 "Building on Success: Steigerwald & Dougherty"

....Landmark commercial projects include The Fish Market restaurants in Del Mar and the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Recently, Steigerwald-Dougherty completed an extensive remodel of Humphrey's restaurant and bar on Shelter Island....Asked to describe the firm's philosophy of home building, he (Dougherty) replies, "The client comes first. We try to provide an exceptional level of contact and accessibility throughout all phases of construction, whether it be evenings and/or weekends, which is usually necessary for meetings with clients who are busy working..." ...Asked his advice on hiring a custom home builder, Dougherty replies, "Do your homework. I'd look at the repeat business that builder has with a clientele..."