By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal
More than five years in the making — even requiring the involvement of FEMA — Rod Cullum finally is ready to begin building eight custom homes on the Camelback Country Club Golf Club.
The 9 acres adjacent to the golf course in Paradise Valley had been designated as a flood plain zone by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which meant homes could not be built on that land.
“We had to work with FEMA, the city of Scottsdale and the town of Paradise Valley, and make all the neighbors happy at the same time,” said Cullum, founder and CEO of Cullum Homes Inc., a Scottsdale custom homebuilder. “That process was a rather long one.”