About Us

We empower those who can dream it, to build it.

Our Beginning

The Great Depression

Builders Control created in response to the Great Depression, to bring confidence back into construction lending.

1936

1960

Expansion

Builders Control grows to become one of the largest funds control companies in the US, with over 70 employees. Expands services to hundreds of small & large lenders & developers in the Western US.

(BCRES) is Formed

Responding to the Great Recession,
Builders Control Real Estate Services (BCRES) is formed out of the ashes of crisis, diversifying its services to provide lenders, investors & developers with comprehensive development services.

2010

2012

Buildzig

BuildZig is born with a mission:
to simplify the building process.

Automated System

New online fund control system makes the draw process easy and fast.

2017

Why Buildzig?

Since 1936, we have seen the building industry get needlessly complex and overpriced. This creates excessive risk for those who want to lend, invest, or participate in the business of building. At BuildZig, we challenge sacred cows in the industry and we take on those who benefit from using these outdated methods.

Leadership

Leadership

Our leadership team brings years of experience in the areas of government, land-use regulation, and construction. We don’t like to take “no” for an answer and we do our best to find a creative solution. Building is the ultimate expression of creativity. And, we seek to make building fun.
Innovation

Innovation

We lead the way for innovative approach in the funds control industry: web automation, per draw fees and construction based risk. We are changing the way the world does funds control making it cheaper, faster, better, and EASIER for lenders and borrowers!
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Our Story

Our company was established in 1936 after the Great Depression to restore confidence in construction lending. The founding partners helped in the economic recovery by providing clear process for lenders and builders in the construction industry. 

 

Knowledge to Navigate the Industry

When building gets too complex – when building codes, lending practices, and land-use regulation become tough to understand – it benefits those with the knowledge to navigate the industry. They profit from this increased complexity and charge higher fees.

Efficient Solutions

At BuildZig, our goal is to make the process simple and easy to understand. We find the most simple and efficient solution to achieve your goals. We understand the building process and we know how things can be done differently, in ways that are both less complex and less expensive.

We empower those who can dream it, to build it.

3007 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA 94609

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