Our Story

Transforming the Way You Live and Work

Desert Legacy Construction is owned and managed by Steve Carson. Steve has been in the construction industry for 4 decades with experience in residential and commercial construction, remodeling, and improvements. Steve started his career in the Oakland / Berkeley hills remodeling and structurally repairing hillside homes built in the early 1900’s. This work also included performing seismic retrofit work and house leveling. His career took him to Sacramento, Napa, and then to Monterey / Carmel California areas where he spent a decade prior to relocating to Arizona in 2005 to raise 2 young grandchildren. Once in Arizona Steve built semi-custom homes in Litchfield Park then worked for a high-end remodeler in Scottsdale for a couple years. Then the recession hit and out of work Steve started CTR Construction as a residential general contractor based in Surprise, Arizona and in 2016 upgraded his license to Dual Residential and Commercial general contractor and changed the company to Desert Legacy Construction.
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Plan, Design, Build, or Expand

Desert Legacy Construction specializes in building additions, pool houses, casitas, RV garages, Patio Extensions, and all types of remodeling including creating open floor plans utilizing large beams etc. Kitchen and bathroom design and renovation.

Our commercial division specializes in tenant improvement, dentistry, warehouse, bakery, golf course common areas and outbuildings, etc.

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Free Consultation

We will discuss your ideas, goals, and wish list and how we can fit them into your budget.
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You will have direct input in the design of your project and your voice will always be respected.
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We communicate regularly with our clients during construction, and you’ll always be aware of the progress.

What Can We Build for You?

Our mission is to be a leading builder in the Phoenix area and grow from within whenever possible. We undertake projects that are unique and challenging that some contractors would not consider doing. We rely on building trust and great relationships with our clients and always strive to provide our clients with a great experience even through the challenging times at hand.

Desert Legacy Construction “Your Added Square Footage Specialist”


Financing Available

As you and your family are considering building a new home or making changes to your current home or business, Desert Legacy Construction partners with The Igbinovia Group to assist with your financing needs.
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They did a complete kitchen and dining room remodel. The work was superior.
Casey Rice


Ripped out my ancient moldy master bath and rebuilt a beautiful new one including a gorgeous barrier-free tiled shower with a sleek glass door which opens in and out to make it more handicap-accessible. They added valuable space to the bathroom, and and suggested a number of modifications for the handicapped. Highly recommended.
Debby Bowers


We had new floors, paint, countertops, and a custom shower done to our home. Work was excellent and they were a joy to work with. We will use again and highly recommend to anyone.
Steve Jackson


Great job would use them again.
Paige White


Our whole kitchen remodeling project from start to finish was excellent. The entire team went above and beyond to make sure that we were taken care of. Honest, professional, and paid attention to all the details!
Jamie F

Contact Desert Legacy Construction Today

Taking the first step to make your dream a reality is easy. Simply fill out our contact form or call us to schedule your free consultation to discuss your project. Our team is here to assist at every step.

13260 Foxfire Dr, Suite 21
Surprise, AZ 85378


Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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