In 1977, Richard Faris established Faris Company. The company did some of the early historic rehabilitation projects in the Gas Lamp District of San Diego and new buildings such as the 12th & G branch of Bank of San Diego.
In 1982 with double-digit interest rates stifling in San Diego, Richard Faris decided it would be prudent to align will a much larger company. As a result, Richard Faris first lead Southern California procurement for R.G. Fisher Constructors and later became an executive with Hensel Phelps Co of Greeley, CO. establishing their Southern California Office with 3 other executives. This office has put in place over $2 billion worth of .
After 20 years with Hensel Phelps, Richard Faris has decided it is time to once again service the owners of smaller projects in Southern California by bringing them the advanced expertise usually only found on larger projects.