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Cullum Homes Takes Top National Honors for its Excellence in Construction


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Cullum Homes Takes Top National Honors for its Excellence in Construction

Honored for Use of ICF Materials at The Village at Mountain Shadows


(PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.) The beauty of developments by Cullum Homes is immediately apparent to anyone who lives or has toured one.What’s underneath and what went into it counts for a lot too. That’s why Cullum Homes is proud to learn that its Village at Mountain Shadows took top honors for Development of the Year in a national competition that recognizes excellence in construction. Its use of Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) construction materials and techniques in a development-wide application was cited as part of the honor and was singled out among entries received from around the country.

The winners of the competition, called the ICF Builder Awards, were notified at an award ceremony held in conjunction with the World of Concrete Trade Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Brad Cullum represented the Cullum Homes team at the event last month.

ICF materials and techniques offer a number of benefits, including:  

  • Durability, sustainability and superior strength....ICF homes truly are "built for life" and incorporate concrete filled foam "building blocks"
  • Excellent insulation and thermal massing values
  • Low-sound transition coefficient
  • Air-tight, bud-tight, and dust-tight construction            


The Village at Mountain Shadows was the first development of its kind in Arizona to use the ICF product in a neighborhood-wide installation of detached single-family luxury homes.  Cullum Homes is also using this construction method in its Village at Silverleaf development in North Scottsdale.

“Being recognized for quality of construction is something to be very proud of,” said Cullum Homes CEO Rod Cullum. “The ICF award recognizes the care and attention to detail that Cullum Homes brings to every single project.”

Those interested in learning more about options available at the Village at Mountain Shadows, or wishing to schedule a walk-through of the model should contact Scott Grigg with Realty Executives at 480.540.5479 or email at

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About The Village at Mountain Shadows
Built by Scottsdale based Cullum Homes, the Village at Mountain Shadows residences range in size from 3377 square-feet to over 7,000-square-feet.  Five floor plans are available, and in addition there are several lots available for a custom home. The homes were designed by renowned valley architectural firm Candelaria Design Associates, and boast a soft desert contemporary look and feel to accentuate the spectacular views of Camelback Mountain.

About Cullum HomesScottsdale-based Cullum Homes is a second generation, family owned full service Design/Build/Renovations firm specializing in luxury custom home design and construction.  Their 30-year history encompasses a broad range of styles and features, and their finely crafted custom homes can be found in many of the valley’s most desirable neighborhoods.  Current projects include The Village at Mountain Shadows, in which Cullum Homes is spearheading the rejuvenation of the historic neighborhood, The Village at Silverleaf, a collection of Villas and Cottages just steps from the Silverleaf Clubhouse and Spa,  Paradise Reserve located in the foothills between Phoenix and Paradise Valley, and Cholla Heights on the northeast slope of Camelback Mountain. Cullum Homes was listed in the Inc. 5000 annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., and has been recently recognized as the #1 ranked custom homebuilder in the state of Arizona by the Phoenix Business Journal.