This is our belief that every TEAM product, service or deliverable material and professional behavior, is undeniably chained to and rooted in the BACKGROUND, SKILLS, MOTIVATIONS, PROFESSIONAL VISIONS and LIFE PERSPECTIVES of the people whom are the core and essence of that TEAM getting started.
Hamed "Ed" BalazadehEK Custom Homes
BACKGROUND: Ed received his high school diploma from SAMPAD, a high school which was designed and ran by the government to train and educate exceptional talents in each state in Iran. PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: After high school, his passion for the building industry led him to enroll in Guilan University (a sister university of the renowned University of Berlin) to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and right after obtained his Master of Architecture from the IAU, the biggest university in the middle east. WORK EXPERIENCE: Before moving to the States, he established his design – build firm when he was only 23 years old. The result of that experience was the completion of several unique residential and commercial projects in Tehran and Tabriz, Iran. Upon moving to California, he joined a 30 year old local design – build firm to grasp their valuable experience. SKILLS: Since 2010, knowing all stages of a project, from drawing the first line till the moment the keys are being delivered to the clients, has equipped him to be able to perform as the principal designer on over 300 projects. He has managed, supervised, and executed construction of several of these projects in person. VISIONS: He established ELIJAH KORD CUSTOM HOMES in pursuit of his visions, to not only design luxurious homes, but to actually be able to meticulously build them in the most timely efficient manner that is tailored to each individual and their project’s needs.
LIFE PERSPECTIVES: For his off work schedule, he enjoys working on his theology studies, and spending time with his wife, sons, and family. Playing soccer and basketball when ever he gets a chance, reminds him of his active youth when he was involved in tournaments and his desire to achieve victory.