Our Approach

The RCL Development Difference

Placing a premium on craftsmanship, quality, and client care, the award-winning RCL Development has extensive experience building lifestyles in some of Florida’s finest residences, from the Treasure Coast to the Emerald Coast. With over 60 years of custom home building and construction capability, RCL has collaborated with preeminent architects, interior designers, and landscape architects to create living spaces that elevate each homeowner’s vision.

Recently, RCL Development was acquired in 2022 and under new ownership that plans to continue the legacy that Bob Lyles started, but with a new touch utilizing high-end commercial construction principles and technology to streamline the process with both construction and communication.

Our Process

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Determine Location & Neighborhood

Looking for a custom home builder? RCL will collaborate with you to find that perfect lot and neighborhood. We discover your vision and consult on which locations work best; whether we might choose wetlands or oceanfront, height and zoning requirements, pile construction or not, flood zone, etc. We recommend reaching out to RCL before looking for the lot.

How to Determine A Location and Neighborhood When Choosing A Lot.
Begin Design Process with RCL custom homes

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Begin Design Process

Begin Design Process

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Work hand in hand with the RCL Development team to help match your vision to the appropriate architect with the right capabilities and style. We take all the parameters that are important to you and match them with the right company. Interior design, material selections, and only the highest quality finishes will be chosen at this time.

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Create Home Floor Plans

It is very important to have RCL involved in this step. As a very engaged custom home builder, RCL can eliminate hiccups between the engineer and the architect by identifying the vision you have and if it can even be built to the specified budget. RCL believes it’s important to do real-time estimating while they are designing to understand what’s feasible from a construction standpoint.

Create Home Floor Plans with RCL Development
Permitting and Approvals

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Permitting & Approvals

Permitting & Approvals

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Some neighborhoods and associations will require certain elements in the architectural design and will only allow certain materials in construction while following a specific style. Identifying the parameters and limitations upfront can save time and hassle.

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Break Ground

This is the day you have been waiting for. By now, it has been around 6-12 months of collaborating and creating the vision for the home of your dreams.  This is finally the beginning phase where we take those dreams to reality.

Break Ground
Sourcing Materials

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Sourcing Materials

Sourcing Materials

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Over the past 25 years, RCL Development has worked extremely hard to build strong relationships around the world where we can source the finest construction materials at a significant discount vs a US retailer. We can save you money on the finest finishes you always dreamed of. Your investment dollars go farther when you choose RCL.

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Start Construction

The start of the construction phase. Here we track everything through daily logs and have a dedicated site superintended to your project. They will assess if the subs are performing work according to the plans. The SA will work with the structural and civil engineer and make sure it all being done to the highest standards.

Start Construction
Certificate Of Occupancy

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Certificate Of Occupancy

Certificate Of Occupancy

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The day has come. All the hard work is complete. Take a Deep Breath! This is the final phase where we hand you the keys to your beautiful new home that you can enjoy with your family and friends. Now is the time you can finally enjoy the coastal lifestyle!

Luxury Residential

The difference is in the details – the finest materials, executed with attentive care; exceptional fit and finish and groundbreaking design. At RCL Development, we believe the difference goes beyond the physical structure when building a luxury custom home. It begins from the moment we sit down with you to plan your home and continues throughout the building process. It includes important elements you can’t see, such as our philosophy of doing business – with a focus on honesty and integrity.

Custom Renovation

The team at RCL Development has successfully executed hundreds of custom, luxury home remodels. Everything from single bathrooms to multi-million dollar full-gut renovation projects and everything in between. We’ve seen it all and successfully navigated unforeseen challenges that come from opening walls and making changes to existing construction.

Commercial Construction and Development

The RCL Development executive team has completed almost 2 billion dollars in real estate transactions and has diverse construction and development experience, from multifamily, hospitality, and industrial, to single family residential. From hotels in Peru and power plants in Latin America, to apartments in the Midwest and Southeast United States, the team understands commercial construction and development.

Frequently Asked Questions

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