DougLasherAfter a quarter-century of building high-end homes, Doug Lasher still enjoys what he does.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Doug Lasher grew up working in the construction business his father started in the last 1970s. “I went to Boise State University,” Lasher says. “When I got done, I went right back to building homes and doing construction again.” In the early 1990s, he started taking on his own construction projects and in 1994 incorporated as Doug Lasher Construction. The business evolved into its current niche.

CadreGCCadre General Contractors stays focused on the details with the extensive experience of its staff and partners.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighhouse Media 

Smart builders know that a high-end, custom home doesn’t just come together. To provide homeowners with the highest level of quality in a home that exceeds their dreams, it takes a lot of work. That is an understatement. Cadre General Contractors knows this well, and has its own method of delivering memorable homes, ensuring that it builds quality relationships along the way.


Sarah Patrick turns her zest for design into an award-winning firm.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Sarah Patrick is a woman in a man’s world. Even though she’s been a top-producing realtor in the luxury home and new construction markets for the past 17 years and has formed her own design-build consulting company, her male counterparts are still often surprised when they first meet her – and realize her knowledge of the industry.


Joseph Design Build thrives by building homes better than its competitors.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Homebuilders often let others design homes for them, missing an opportunity to connect the design to what the clientele really wants. Joseph Design Build prefers do it all on its own, from design to construction and even sales and marketing. “We’re extremely involved in the architecture,” Partner Gabe Joseph declares. “Every single detail is well thought through because no one knows our clients better than us.”

CarusoIMG 6822Caruso Home Builders is breaking into the luxury home market in New York.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media 

His career in new home construction started straight out of high school. Working for a tile contractor, Anthony Caruso learned the ins-and-outs of his trade. “I familiarized myself with the industry and I met a lot of subcontractors and land developers,” he says.


Alta Vista Builders and Consultants soars above the competition with its one-of-a-kind log homes in Colorado.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Boutique homebuilder Alta Vista Builders and Consultants carves a niche in the red-hot Colorado housing market with its custom log and modern homes that require specialized construction methods and meticulous craftsmanship. “I really love the artistry of both log and modern homes because they are out of the ordinary,” says Tim Stegall, owner. “Right now, a majority of our projects are log homes.”

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LMD Companies brings extensive professional expertise to New York’s Hudson Valley, while staying focused on delivering high-quality service.

There is so much history in New York State, and often that is reflected in the beautiful homes that have stood since early in our country’s history. LMD Companies is a New York-based builder, and understands the legacy in the area’s historic homes, which is why it is dedicated to integrity, quality, attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship on the new, luxury homes it builds. At the same time, LMD is focused on delivering positive experiences for the owners of the homes. 

“LMD was founded by Luke Regier, Michael Meyers and Dave Stenger, three established Hudson Valley builders who joined forces in 2011 to form a new company with a depth and breadth of professional expertise not typically found at the local level,” says John Kuroda, sales manager. “With more than 75 years of construction and development experience among its principals, and a diverse portfolio of completed work, LMD Companies is expertly equipped to successfully execute any building project, and deeply committed to providing its clients with the highest-quality service.”


Spiotta Construction Management and Hellas Trim Designs attract high-end homebuilding clients in the Hampton area of New York because of their unique ability to work together.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media 

Superior homebuilding requires not only high-end products and materials, but also chemistry. Personal chemistry between partners not only results in successful homebuilding but happy clientele as well. It’s exactly this type of chemistry that attracts high-end homebuilding throughout Long Island’s Gold Coast, the Hamptons and surrounding areas.

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