For over 40 years Joe DeShayes has been designing and building award winning landscapes, outdoor kitchens, custom basketball courts, pickleball courts, tennis courts, tennis court conversions, multi-use courts, indoor & outdoor putting greens, turf installations, custom pools, fences & gates in the Tri-State area, the U.S. and the World.
Utilizing a background in Landscape Architecture and years of practical construction experience Joe has found that form follows function and that most importantly spaces must work to achieve a client’s objective.
The best way to meet the clients objective is through a well thought out plan that can be as simple as painting out bed lines, marking plants for removal and renovations, and indicating where new plantings will go; to as complex as a detailed master plan.
When considering a master plan for your property it is essential to go through a design process that explains many possible solutions and gives you a complete understanding of design principles. This way, you can make educated design decisions to ensure the best possible design solution for your property.
We use 3D survey imaging fly by technology so every detail is flawless and our designs have achieved industry leading status.
Through the use of the latest technology and the most advanced design and installation techniques, DeShayes Residential Resort Design has become a recognized industry expert, educator of landscape architects and designer of award winning projects.
DeShayes Residential Resort Design are recognized industry experts, educators of landscape architects, and designers of award-winning projects. Much of this success comes from owner Joe DeShayes, who works directly with each and every one of his clients, treats them like family, shares his expertise, and uses his passion to design and build to exceed their expectations.
What’s Important To Us
Adding more work to his repertoire came with its own set of challenges, but the most difficult was finding contractors that were competent and knowledgeable in the field. This led Joe to realize the importance of staying up to date with the evolving industry standards and materials. Joe reads all he can find on designing and building courts and golf greens, including subscribing to the most relevant Academic Journals in the sports facilities industry, along with visiting the manufacturing plants for the components required. Joe found out that most contractors in these fields were using the same methods and materials that they had been for the past 25 years and they were comfortable doing so. That didn’t sit right with Joe, so he made it a goal to always embrace change and continually adapt to have the ability to create the best possible solution for all his clients’ outdoor recreation desires.
Staying up to date with the latest and greatest materials and installation methods led Joe to create many beneficial relationships with manufacturers and contractors. Creating these relationships reminded Joe of the simple family values he had instilled in him as a child, and how he always tells his employees family comes first. Being one of ten children, learning the importance of family values comes naturally.
Loyalty, honesty, and collaboration are great values to bring into the workplace. They guarantee that clients will be easily guided through the design and construction process to give them the outcome that they deserve, which is why family values are so important at DeShayes, and they are integrated in everything that they do.
Why We’re The Best At What We Do
Another quality Joe exudes that separates him from the rest is his immense passion for his work. Since he was just a boy he has had the desire to give people that special feeling of relaxation and ease, so he has used that passion as a force to help him continue learning so he can provide his clients with the best possible outcome for whatever they desire. Joe has the tools to have sports facilities fit seamlessly into clients’ properties because of his proficiency in the use of design principles and environmental psychology obtained through his training as a Landscape Architect. Joe works closely with each and every one of his clients and is always available for questions and discussions about potential projects because this is his passion.
When choosing employees, Joe looks for that same desire to make others happy. All of the employees at DeShayes are reliable, hardworking, pay close attention to detail, and have a passion for outdoor living. To make things simple, Joe tells them to always think of two things: “What’s best for the client and what’s best for the company. As an employee, you are part of the company, so what is best for you?” This attitude ties seamlessly into DeShayes family values and is what makes us stand apart from the rest.
“For me, the greatest feeling in the world and what I love the most is being able to provide people with an environment that makes them feel comfortable and at ease making their house the home they’ve always dreamed of.” – Joe DeShayes
Recently, DeShayes Residential Resort Design was featured in the article “Inside Sports” in Design New Jersey magazine. The article boasts the beautiful design and remodel of a Princeton home in which DeShayes designed and built an indoor basketball court. Over the years, DeShayes has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the London Times, the nationally syndicated television show House Smarts, NBC10, Good Morning America, and the Today Show to name a few.
They designed a tennis court that won the Residential Tennis Court Complex of the Year from the National Sports Builder’s Association. Joe has been selected to be a judge for an Annual state-wide landscape design competition. He taught an accredited course to the American Society of Landscape Architects on the proper design and construction of basketball, tennis, volleyball & multi-purpose courts and artificial putting greens & golf green complexes. He also went back to his Alma Mater, Rutgers University, and taught a similar accredited course.
Much of DeShayes Residential Resort Designs success comes from owner Joe DeShayes, who works directly with each and every one of his clients, treats them like family, shares his expertise, and uses his passion to design and build to exceed their expectations. “For me, the greatest feeling in the world and what I love the most is being able to provide people with an environment that makes them feel comfortable and at ease making their house the home they’ve always dreamed of.” he said.
Giving Back, One Project At A Time
Here at DeShayes Residential Resort Design we strive to put a smile on every golfer’s face and the same should be for every child. That’s why with every custom golf putting green sold, we donate the cost of one cleft lip operation, through Smile Train, on the behalf of the client so that a less fortunate child will finally be able to smile, as should be the right of all children. Our wish is that every child has many reasons to smile, and our mission is to make a DeShayes Residential Resort Design one of those reasons!