Our Services

Riverfront Builders, Oceanfront Builders, and Custom Home Builders

CAL Builders Inc is one of Indian River County’s top general contractors. When looking for a Riverfront Builder or an Oceanfront Builder, CAL Builders has over 25 years of experience and building success.  We can build the custom home of your dreams, or we can help you remodel your existing property to fulfill your vision.

Residential Construction

As oceanfront and riverfront builders, we can help you design a home that complements your lifestyle. And more importantly, we can provide you with a building process that is enjoyable for everyone involved. We provide exceptional client service, ongoing communication, and great listening skills. Anyone who has built or renovated a home knows that this transforms the entire experience into one of engagement, excitement, and enthusiasm.

Commercial Construction

CAL Builders has constructed several commercial buildings and completed commercial interior build-outs throughout the Treasure Coast. Regardless of its size, your project will be managed throughout the construction process by a knowledgeable, highly qualified team of professionals who will act as stewards of your money and your facility.


We also renovate existing homes to the same appealing and exacting details and standards. We can help you design an addition or renovation that seamlessly falls into place with your existing home. And more importantly, we can provide you with a renovation process that is as convenient as possible for you, your family or your business.

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Carl A. Lachnitt – Founder & Owner

The Company. The Vision.


CAL Builders, Inc. is a Florida-based corporation established in Vero Beach in 1988. Carl Lachnitt, Owner and General Contractor, has lived in Vero Beach for 36 years and has been in the construction industry for over 25 years. Founded on vision, back by integrity and financial stability, the CAL Builders team brings you more than two decades of building success on the Treasure Coast. This expertise and experience ensures that your CAL Builders home will be a sound investment and provide years of pride and pleasure.

“To distinguish ourselves as one of Indian River County’s top General Contractors has taken hard work and dedication, and I am very proud of our reputation.”


-Carl A. Lachnitt