Our History

Dick Gallup started a turnkey DESIGN-BUILD residential construction firm in 1995 with a focus with a focus on custom residential design and construction management services. Dick Gallup and his wife, Elaine have provided high quality, personalized service in the design and decorating of many beautiful and award winning homes within the Columbia area. Dick Gallup has 25+ years of experience in the real estate business and his wife Elaine, has been designing exceptional interiors since 1980. Dick and Elaine make a great team when it comes to designing, decorating and building dream homes. Through their experience in working with homeowners, builders and suppliers they have gained valuable insights which allow them to efficiently design new homes with quality while staying within the client’s budget. Our client’s interests and satisfaction is the number one focus of our services.

Through the past 25 years, Gallup & Gallup continued to grow with the addition of Robert LaFitte and R.B. Gallup as project managers and then partners. In 2013, the company's name was changed to Gallup & LaFitte to recognize the strengths and experience R.B. and Robert have contributed to the company for the future.

Today with over 300 completed projects, Gallup & LaFitte has proven itself as a team oriented DESIGN-BUILD builder with 3 generations of custom construction experience. We have an outstanding group of proven subcontractors and suppliers committed to building dream homes. This commitment, skill, and craftsmanship are all included when you choose to design and build a home with Gallup & LaFitte.