A Multidisciplinary Approach
01 / Design Build We believe building a home should be a seamless process. This innovative and integrated design/build approach to business is evident in the creative and distinctive homes Blue Heron produces. You should feel confident that the entire team involved in the design and build of your home is working together with the same vision in mind. The level of integrated design-and-build services that Blue Heron offers is unparalleled. From the architect to interior designer, general contractor, landscape and pool designer, Blue Heron’s full range of services will make sure you get an exquisite home.
02 / Architecture A home that’s perfectly suited to its environment and to its owner doesn’t just happen. Blue Heron’s award-winning architecture expertly blends aesthetics with function in our desert contemporary style. And with an emphasis on sustainable design, our elegant homes bring together indoor and outdoor living, delighting even the most discerning clients. We work tirelessly to achieve our clients’ goals through the most innovative methods of design and construction.
03 / Interior Design You also want the inside of your home to be well designed while showcasing your unique style. That’s where Blue Heron’s interior designers come in, providing expert guidance that ensures you’ll be happy with both the interior design process and the final result. And because our interior designers are part of the process from the very beginning, interior design is fully integrated with the architectural design.
04 / Construction At Blue Heron, we spend a lot of time getting to know you. We make sure we understand your family’s needs, your design preferences and your budget to create a home design that’s both practical and elegant. That means that when construction begins, you can relax. We manage construction closely, ensuring that our contractors stay on budget and on time, and that your home is built according to the highest industry standards.
Meet the Team
As the owner and founder, Tyler Jones is responsible for the overall creative vision and innovation at Blue Heron. A fourth generation Nevadan, Jones has been brought up in this industry from working in construction with his father at a young age to beginning his design career by working for architects while still in high school. He later moved to Boulder, Colorado to study Architecture at the University of Colorado. In 2004, Jones founded Blue Heron. With a passion for green building and cutting edge contemporary design, he incorporates both in every Blue Heron home. As a result, Blue Heron has become synonymous with the best of the best – recognized with over 30 prestigious awards.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Denis brings over 25 years of experience in the design build business. He has successfully managed design build projects up to $200M and served as Director of Operations for a Fortune 500 global engineering construction firm. Denis is a Professional Engineer, LEED accredited, and holds a masters in management. Denis' unique background and experience enables him to provide leadership and vision to the Blue Heron team, enabling them to successfully deliver the homes our clients dream about. With a focus on quality and service, Denis supports the talent of Blue Heron through continuous improvement of our valuable team members, our tools and our processes to ensure our clients will enjoy their Blue Heron experience for the rest of their lives.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Matthew brings over more than two decades of financial and executive leadership experience, working with international developers of mixed use and residential properties world-wide where he helped raise hundreds of millions of debt and equity offerings and oversaw the development of over $600M in construction. As the leader of Blue Heron’s finance organization, Matthew manages the company’s financial strategies and operations as well as overseeing finance, accounting, risk management, information technology and human resources. As a part of the leadership team, Matthew is responsible for the company’s overall growth and financial health.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
As Chief Marketing Officer, Shelly brings over 25 years of experience in the Real Estate and homebuilding industry to Blue Heron, with 10 of those years in executive level positions. In this role, Shelly directs all Sales and Marketing aspects of the business, with an unwavering dedication to client satisfaction. She has built a reputation in the industry of integrity and trust and has a sincere desire to help people make smart real estate decisions. In addition, Shelly actively engages along with Blue Heron senior leadership in the development and review of operational processes and systems to both complement and enhance the organization.
Director of Construction
As Director of Construction, Todd brings over 25 years of custom, commercial and residential construction experience. He has a verifiable track record of improving efficiency and motivating construction teams to exceed expectations and maintain high quality standards. Todd has successfully managed large scale projects while maintaining schedule, safety, budget and client satisfaction throughout his career. In this role, Todd is responsible for all construction and warranty services for our customers. He works directly with our clients during the construction process to help Blue Heron deliver the beautiful home of their dreams. In addition, Todd actively engages along with Blue Heron senior leadership in the development and review of operational processes and systems to both complement and enhance the organization.
As Principal Architect, Dave brings many years of experience and expertise in the design and construction of custom homes, as well as numerous commercial and industrial projects. He brings the highest possible professional, technical, sustainability and aesthetic standards to Blue Heron Architecture. Dave received his Bachelor of Science in Design and his Master of Architecture degrees from Arizona State University, moved to Las Vegas shortly thereafter, and has called Las Vegas home ever since. He is a registered architect in the State of Nevada, and is certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), which leads the regulation of the practice of architecture in the US and in several other countries.
Led by Las Vegas natives, Blue Heron knows Las Vegas. We know the landscape, the communities, the vibe. And with multiple generations calling Las Vegas home, the family-owned business is here to stay. Our diverse team is comprised of design, construction and real estate professionals who are experts in their fields.The Blue Heron Philosophy
From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll notice you’re working with the very best — a team that values honesty and integrity and is passionate about designing and building the highest-quality homes. You’ll also find that the owners of the business care deeply about every home and every client and are involved throughout the entire process. Every member of the team understands that overall homeowner satisfaction is the cornerstone to our long-term success.
Blue Heron is committed to being environmentally sensitive as well as ecologically smart. That commitment affects a multitude of decisions ranging from site selection, to energy efficiency, passive solar design, building materials and color selections as well as an intelligent, long-term perspective on regional and community development.
Open Cell Foam Exterior wall insulation
Closed cell foam roofing material
Highly reflective cool roof coating
Blown cellulose exterior wall insulation
Insulated cocoon system-sealed attic space
Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Paints and Flooring
Energy Star Appliances
Water Smart Landscape
Low Flow Toilets
High Performance Low E
Passive Solar Design through Architecture
Active Solar Design (Photovoltaic Solar Panels)
Tankless water heaters w/recirculation pump
Automatic window shades
PCBC Golden Nugget Award of Merit:
Sustainable Residential Neighborhood
Dream Home Awards Gold Award:
Green Home Project of the Year
Best in American Living Award Silver Award:
Best Green Built Home
The Heidi Awards: Best Residential Green Design
Las Vegas Parade of Homes: Best Green Build
2013 New American Home: NAHB Emerald Certification
2013 New American Home: LEED Platinum Certification