David G. Pettigrew

Principal Founder

Dave Pettigrew has more than 35 years of experience as a licensed general contractor/construction manager. His career started in New Mexico with Mesa Construction Company where he served as president of the company for 15 years. The majority of his work in New Mexico was in the construction of governmental public works projects.

Upon relocating to San Diego in 1984, Pettigrew founded the company that is known today as Competitive Edge Construction, Inc., a B-1 and C-33-licensed corporation. Since its inception, the company has completed more than $150 million in construction projects.

Projects overseen by Pettigrew are wide-ranging; they include construction of multi-family affordable housing & charter schools; renovation of commercial properties such as banks, apartment units, and athletic fields; as well as the remodel and new construction of residential properties. Other projects completed by Competitive Edge Construction include renovation and construction of churches, academic institutions and affordable housing projects.

Under the leadership of Pettigrew, Competitive Edge Construction, Inc. has received awards from the American Institute of Architects and the San Diego American Planning Association.

Urban Housing Communities, LLC received the 2012 Ruby Award from the San Diego Housing Federation for Housing Project of the Year (more than 50 units) on which Competitive Edge Construction, Inc. is proud to have been part of the award winning team as the General Contractor.

We are equally proud to have worked with the San Diego Interfaith Housing Foundation on one of just two projects nominated for a Ruby Award for the 2012 Housing Project of the Year (50 units or fewer).