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Principal Profile

Wave Crest is based in Encinitas, California. It’s principal, Jeff Adams, has over 40 years experience in the construction business. His work has been published frequently in San Diego Home and Garden Magazine, Home Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Metropolitan Home Magazine, and Elle Décor Magazine.

Mr. Adams has been honored with numerous prestigious awards for his projects, including:
Gold Nugget Awards at the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference on two occasions.
Award of Honor from the American Institute of Architects / San Diego Chapter.
Orchid Award by the San Diego Orchids and Onions Committee.
Lilly Award from the Rancho Santa Fe Association.
Best Building Improvement of the Decade by the City of Del Mar.
Gold Crown Award by the international timeshare exchange firm RCI.

Since 1972, Mr. Adams has overseen the construction of numerous residential projects, as well as three major multi-million dollar resorts. Regardless of the size of the project, Jeff has a meticulous eye for detail. His projects have been characterized by their creativity and quality; but Mr. Adams, who holds a degree in economics from the University of California Santa Barbara, is extremely cost conscious as well. As a person who has worn the development mantel on many occasions, he is very aware of the need to get the best possible product at the lowest possible cost.

Having practiced in Green Building since the oil shortages of the late seventies, Jeff has become a Certified Green Professional (CGP) by the National Association of Home Builders. The designation helps consumers who care about energy efficiency and sustainable building practices identify who can help them realize their green building and lifestyle goals.

Jeff is also a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED professional accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process.

A real estate broker since 1978, Jeff has also been awarded the National Association of Realtors’s Green Designation, the only green real estate professional designation by NAR.

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