1999 Renaissance Custom Builders, Inc. has been building
fine custom residences in Southern California and Hawaii.
The founder and President, Kent Johnsen, has spent over
30 years in all phases of Design, Development and Construction.
Having begun his career in the field as a carpenter
he has a vast knowledge of the fundamentals of construction
as well as management. After having moved into construction
management, he completed the Construction Management
Program at San Jose University and has been involved
in Construction Management for the past 20 years.
to founding Renaissance Custom Builders, Inc. in 1999,
Mr. Johnsen was responsible for the Design, Development
and Construction Management of two 4 star hotels,
a 5 star hotel, a 208 unit 5 star serviced condominium
project and two 18 hole championship golf courses
in Vietnam. After completing the projects in Vietnam,
Mr. Johnsen returned to Southern California and joined
Turner Construction as a Senior Project Manager. He
managed the pre-construction activities for a 650,000
square foot "Extreme Park" and was involved
in the completion of the Disney Grand California Hotel,
a 4 star California Craftsman style hotel at Disneyland.
excelling at commercial construction, Mr. Johnsen
decided it was time to move back to his roots. It
was at that time that Renaissance Custom Builders
was founded. The company quickly built a solid reputation
for integrity, honesty and a commitment to client
satisfaction. All of Renaissance's clients to date
have been extremely impressed by Mr. Johnsen's attention
to detail, creativity, flexibility, teamwork and technical
that is Mr. Johnsen's core belief; that hard work,
open and honest communication and teamwork combined
with a commitment to quality and excellence in all
areas is the key to success. As he likes to say
"Together, we are building the future."
date Renaissance Custom Builders has focused its attention
on building superior quality homes in Newport Beach
with the latest 2 projects being on the Island of
Hawaii in the exclusive, luxury resort of Hualalai
on the renowned North Kona Coast.