Parade of Homes

Builders & Developers

Learn about this year's builders below! 



AJ Homes

Jennifer Colburn and David Laney have been building custom homes in Birmingham and surrounding areas since 2003. Collectively they have over 50 years experience in the Commercial and Residential construction industry. Our focus is on the customer experience. We continually strive to improve our processes in order to exceed our clients expectations. Our focus on quality and communication proves to set us apart. A past to be proud of: Prior to entering the Residential construction marketplace, Jennifer and David each worked as Project Mangers for the oldest Commercial Construction company in Birmingham. Additionally, David has worked with one of the most respected General Contractor in the Southeast. The two organizations described above have achieved success by being founded on Integrity and Quality, combined with impeccable customer service. Why we are different: Jennifer and David bring the same high standards learned from working at Brice Building Company and Roy Anderson Corporation to their own business model. Our experience working with professional architects, engineers and consultants provides construction knowledge that is rarely seen in the residential sector. We believe you will see attention to detail in our Pre-Construction process. Clear communication during our client interviews, and a passion to provide a level of high predictability to your custom project.

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Byrom Building

Marty and Colt Byrom have a rich tradition in the Birmingham home building industry - now, four generations of home builders. The craft and experience that has been passed down over the years, combined with their passion for people, is what has made Byrom Building a staple in the building industry today. They specialize in building custom homes and commercial office buildings in the Greater Birmingham Area. Each project is completely custom and different from the last, as they strive to make each one unique and special. 

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BPS Partners, LLC

BPS Partners, LLC is comprised of Taylor Burton Company and Scholl Construction. Combining their knowledge, experience, and professionalism, they have partnered to build Oxmoor Clubhouse Townhomes. With backgrounds in custom home building, each builder offers their specialized skills. They have received many Gold and Silver Parade of Homes awards and cultivated many repeat customers due to the quality and excellence in their homes. All three are active in the Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilders, having served in many capacities in the organization, including achieving the Master Builder/Master Remodeler designation.

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Eddleman Residential, LLC

Our home construction team has senior leadership with more than 100 years of combined experience building homes in the Birmingham Metro area.

Eddleman Residential, LLC focuses on timeless architectural design, providing our homeowners with homes that survive the test of time. In addition, we provide our family of homeowners with a 24 hour-a-day warranty response line in order to quickly respond to our customers’ needs.

Eddleman built homes are constructed for quality and to provide a life time of enjoyment. Our focus on quality includes the more visible aspects like materials and colors down to the minute details such as door hinges and finishes. We take satisfaction from the pride and pleasure you receive from your personal home.

We encourage you to take the time to browse through our plans to discover our quick delivery homes or contact us to work your custom dream home. Also, we can help your current home work better for you!

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Embassy Homes

The three principal Partners of Embassy Homes combined have more than 50 years of experience building homes in Birmingham area. Their expertise blends custom built homes as well as multi-family homes ranging from 1,300 - 4,500 sf in several master planned developments. Embassy Homes was formed in 2011 and continues to grow as Birmingham’s Premier Home Builder.

Embassy Homes have won numerous Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards in the annual Parade of Homes tours. In addition, we have recently won a silver award from the National Association of Home Builders for our design plans. For the past 6 years, we have participated in the annual Habitat for Humanity Builder Blitz, helping the dream of homeownership become a reality.

Here at Embassy Homes, we blend award winning designs, livable floor plans, and, most importantly, quality craftsmanship in every home we build. We are committed to excellence in everything we do, regardless of the product level or price point. Our dedication to deliver buyers the home of their dreams, along with superior customer satisfaction, is the company’s number one priority.

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Harris Doyle Homes, Inc.

Harris Doyle Homes develops and builds new home communities in both the Greater Birmingham area and Auburn/Opelika. We are the combined effort of two second-generation new home builders, Russ Doyle and Brooks Harris, whose families have been building new homes in Birmingham since 1972 and 1978, respectively. Harris Doyle Homes’ mission is to build new homes and communities that leave a positive, lasting impact on their surroundings, and to build relationships with our customers, trade partners and employees that leave a positive, lasting impact on their lives. We strive to do this by getting to know our customers by their name, not their lot number, and by recognizing that a neighborhood is more than just a street lined with homes. It’s a place where families gather to celebrate holidays, friendships are born at pot luck dinners, and memories to last a lifetime are created.

Since our inception in 2008, Harris Doyle Homes has developed over 400 residential lots and built over 500 new homes in the Birmingham and Auburn areas. We have been consistently named among the Largest Home Builders in Birmingham by the Birmingham Business Journal and been recognized with numerous awards such as Builder of the Year in 2010 and multiple Parade of Homes gold, silver and bronze medals. In addition, we have helped deserving families achieve their dream of home ownership each year since 2009 by participating in the annual Habitat for Humanity Home Builders’ Blitz.

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Hastings Construction, Inc.

Bob Hastings of Hastings Construction, Inc.has been in the building business for over 30 years. His success and reputation is built on the referrals of satisfied customers. Bob’s commitment to quality craftsmanship and attention to detail is the hallmark of a Hastings Home. He is uncompromising in his commitment to making the customer happy and to always strive to the highest professional and ethical standard.

As a licensed builder in the Birmingham area since 1980 and a member of the Birmingham Association of Homebuilders, Bob has built two Cooking Light idea houses, and his work has been featured in multiple periodicals including Southern Living Magazine, Birmingham Home and Garden, and Cottage Journal.

Hastings Construction, Inc. has been with The Preserve since its beginning and were selected to build the Live/Work Building in the heart of the Town Center. Bob’s love of historical details is reflected in more than the 50 homes, including his own personal residence, that he has built in The Preserve.

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J. Wright Building Company

At J. Wright Building Company, we truly love the art of building. We are designers and builders of fine artisan homes who take pride in our work, from the materials we use to the finished product. Due to our extensive knowledge and experience, excellent reputation, and focus on clients’ wishes to build custom homes, we are honored to have been hand picked as a member of the highly selective Southern Living Custom Builder Program. As members of this prestigious program, we are well regarded for possessing the ability to bring dream homes to life.

Our company offers a unique experience for clients in many ways. Our process begins with you, and remains focused on your unique needs throughout the process. We start with your specific ideas about what you envision in your dream home. After that, we strive to create a truly custom home, designed specifically with you in mind, from the ground up. The end goal is a home that uniquely fits your individual needs, ideas, and budget. Whether you want a double shower, a working pantry, or a one-of-a-kind outdoor space, we can transform your dreams into a reality.

We believe that the process of building a home should be an exciting experience for homeowners. We are committed to providing clients with a pleasant building experience and excellent customer service throughout the process. Our unique funding process serves to eliminate stress from the financial aspect of building. At J. Wright Building Company, we fund our own jobs with just a percentage down upfront from homeowners. The balance isn’t due until the completion of your home. If you are in the market for a pleasant home building experience with builders who truly enjoy providing high quality custom homes, look no further than J. Wright Building Company.

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Charles Kessler of Kadco, LLC has been developing in the Birmingham area for more than 32 years. In addition to developing over a thousand lots, he has also built hundreds of homes in the area.

He has developed several communities such as:

   • Wellington Park – Vestavia Hills
   • Panorama Brook – Vestavia Hills
   • Altabrook – Vestavia Hills
   • Westminster – Vestavia Hills
   • Crossbridge – Vestavia Hills
   • Kensington – Vestavia Hills
   • Cambridge – Vestavia Hills
   • Vestavia Village – Vestavia Hills
   • The Manor Townhomes – Homewood
   • Woodruff Farms – Leeds
   • Southern Trace – Leeds
   • Windsor Park – Moody
   • Bent River – Hoover
   • Heritage Parc Townhomes – Hoover
   • Pumphouse Village

Currently, Kessler is working on the following communities:

   • The Cove at Overton – Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills
   • Calton Hill – Mountain Brook and Birmingham
   • Pumphouse Village – Vestavia Hills
   • The Crossing at Deerfoot – Trussville
   • Barclay Terrace – Trussville
   • Lennox Townhomes – Jefferson and Shelby County
   • Rosemont – Vestavia Hills
   • Devonshire Estates
   • Poe Drive at Overton Village

In addition to developing, Kessler is also the qualifying broker and owner of CRE Realty than J. Wright Building Company.

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LifeScape Builders LLC

Unlike many other communities, Liberty Park homes are built by our very own homebuilding team of LifeScape Builders. Established in the late 1980s and dedicated exclusively to Liberty Park, LifeScape Builders understands the very nature of what makes our new homes and our community so special. LifeScape Builders uses the very finest construction techniques, superior quality materials and the 21st century technology that makes each home a masterpiece to look at and a joy to live in. Focused on building each home with true craftsmanship, LifeScape Builders first listens to what you want and then works with you every step of the way to ensure your new home is exactly what you dreamed it would be. From placing the home on your chosen lot to helping you with the myriad of choices in materials and design options, you’ll have the close, personal interaction with your builder team that you’ve always hoped you’d have. Simply said, our only goal is to make sure you have the beautiful home you’ve always wanted.

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Mountainview Custom Homes, LLC

Though new to the area, Mountainview Custom Homes is rich in tradition. A third-generation home builder, Ryan and his team have an eye for quality and the ability to deliver a true custom home with exceptional detail and luxury, built especially for you. Whether it is a cottage on the lake or the home of your dreams, Mountainview Custom Homes has the ability to create and build the home you desire.

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Murphy Home Builders, LLC

Murphy Home Builders is the premier custom home builder in the Birmingham area. They are driven by the desire to create custom homes that stand apart from the ordinary. Kyle Murphy and his team work diligently to provide excellent service to each customer throughout the entire design and building process.

Murphy Home Builders recognizes your desire and takes pride in helping you achieve your dream home design. As a family owned and operated company, Murphy Home Builders understands that each customer has specific needs and wants in a home. By involving customers in each step of the process, Murphy Home Builders ensures that every client is completely satisfied. You will be walked through every step of building your home. From site assessment, design, construction and project completion. Murphy Home Builders guarantees that your dreams become reality.

With more than 35 years combined experience, Murphy Home Builders has a substantial history of creating luxury custom homes. Their team offers superior services and products as a result of long term relationships with many valued partners. You can relax knowing that your home is being built by the most capable and well-respected hands.

Murphy Home Builders has been recognized for their exceptional design and building of custom homes. The founder, Kyle Murphy, received the GBAHB’s 2014 Al Awtry Builder of the Year Award, in addition to being selected to build the 2014 GBAHB Ideal Home. Murphy Home Builders has also been recognized with numerous awards in the past Parade of Homes, including Gold Awards in Special Features of the home.

Murphy Home Builders is certified with Energy Key and CAPS designations. Kyle Murphy is serving as the past president of the GBAHB while remaining active in the homebuilding community. Kyle has served as the chairman of numerous committees including the Advocacy and Home Tours Committee. Kyle has also served as chair of Builder Blitz for Habitat for Humanity.

At Murphy Home Builders, each customer can count on a relationship of trust and respect. We pledge to build a custom home that you will be proud to call your new dream home.

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Newcastle Homes

At New Castle Homes our goal is to exceed customers’ expectations by offering well built homes with cutting edge floorplans and trend setting materials. Top quality is what we strive for, and as a result, New Castle has earned a 98% customer satisfaction rating for over 10 years!

We understand that buying a home is not just about having a roof over your head, but a place you can call home for many years to come! Your home is a reflection of you and how you see yourself. This thought is what pushes us every day to offer our very best quality for the very best value. We are passionate about crafting comfortable, beautiful homes with amenities that set us apart from other building companies, often offering included features that you might pay extra for with other builders.

New Castle Homes was built by Glenn Siddle. He named his company after his father’s hometown of New Castle, England as a reflection of the importance of family that he embraces in every facet of his work. Honesty and integrity is at the core of its foundation. As a testimony to our integrity since 1997, over 1500 homeowners have trusted New Castle Homes to build their dream home! Let us build yours!

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Prominence Homes & Communities

At Prominence Homes and Communities, we believe home ownership is still the American Dream. A dream where hard work shapes itself into a comfortable place for family and friends to gather, where children grow and memories are cherished for a lifetime. At Prominence, we aren’t just building houses, we are creating homes and fulfilling dreams.

We take the job of fulfilling dreams very seriously! Our dedicated team has more than 40 years of combined experience in the construction industry. We strive to be the leader in our industry by constantly seeking the best products, the best craftsmanship, the best designs and the best locations for our homes. You can find our homes in many different areas of town and in various price ranges. We are always mindful that our homeowners want convenient locations, quality school systems and premier design and construction no matter their budget!

Our philosophy for every home we build is simple....One home, one owner, one dream at a time!

Let us help make your dream home a reality!

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RidgeCrest Homes

RidgeCrest Homes has a passion for people. It’s this passion that has made us one of the most respected homebuilders in the Birmingham area. With over 17 years of experience in the home building industry, RidgeCrest Homes has built over 250 homes in eleven communities throughout Birmingham, Auburn and Montgomery.

RidgeCrest Homes has grown every year because of our commitment to quality workmanship and enthusiasm for home building. Our homes are not only well-built, but they are affordable, making the dream of homeownership a reality. We set a high standard for ourselves because we want our   homeowners to be proud and happy to own a RidgeCrest home.

RidgeCrest Homes builds custom traditional and craftsman style homes with family-friendly floor plans that range from1,200 to 5,000 square feet. With our in-house designer, we give you the opportunity to choose from many design options to make it your home. Our homes are built for every lifestyle from the low 100’s to 800’s. In addition to making our homes more affordable to purchase, we want to make them more affordable to live by building more energy efficient homes.

RidgeCrest Homes’ President, David Brady, has traveled numerous times as a missionary in Panama to support building projects for the less fortunate through the Panama Missions Organization. His efforts have led to many less privileged people having a better opportunity in life and educated many to the values of Christianity.

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Scotch Homes

Scotch Homes & Land Development Group, Inc. specializes in building houses and developing property throughout the entire state of Alabama. Scotch Homes strive to meet our clients’ wants and needs and feel that both are equally important. Communication is key to a successful project. Scotch Homes is flexible in that we build on our own properties but are also hired to be a personal builder on our clients’ properties.

Our principal builder and owner, Wayne J. Scotch, Jr., has been building in the Greater Birmingham Area for 20+ years. He was born and raised in the Shelby County area of Alabama. Wayne is a graduate of Briarwood Christian High School and then went on to earn a degree at The University of Alabama. Wayne and his team have created a business dedicated to quality construction practices with affordable prices.

Wayne J. Scotch, Jr. is licensed with the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board and is also a member of The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders and The National Association of Home Builders. Our principal builder is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Alabama.

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Scholl Construction Inc.

As a custom home builder, Bobby Scholl, president of Scholl Construction, Inc. not only strives for excellence in the quality of construction of his homes, but also in superior customer relations.  In addition, Bobby employs a highly skilled and experienced foreman (Ronald Fincher) to oversee each home built by Scholl Construction, Inc. Having attained the prestigious status of Master Builder, Bobby exemplifies the highest standards for building professionals associated with this designation.

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Signature Homes

From day one, Signature Homes has been committed to building beautiful and functional communities. Founded in 1999 by Dwight Sandlin and Jonathan Belcher, Signature Homes has built more than 100 communities in Louisiana, Tennessee, and Alabama.

As one of the largest homebuilders in the Southeast, we have provided more than 5,000 families with their dream home. With the passion to create a place where people enjoy their lives, grow their families, and build relationships that last a lifetime, Signature Homes is setting the bar.

What makes Signature Homes different from other builders? Signature Homes doesn’t just build homes; we build communities. Communities that focus on bringing neighbors together even before neighborhoods are completed (and long after) with got-to-be-there social events designed to help you meet, greet, and connect with the people you’ll see down the street and on the sidewalks in your new community every day. Get-togethers like “Movies in the Park,” annual crawfish boils, charity fun runs and several other events make any Signature community a true resort community.

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Smith Douglas

New home builder Smith Douglas Homes has over 40 years of experience in the business and is widely recognized for constructing quality homes at affordable prices in the places you want to live. At Smith Douglas, you can be assured that your new home is crafted with quality, built with integrity and will retain value for life.

Through our proven, disciplined operations, we reduce costs and deliver quality craftsmanship, which translates into a well-constructed home at a price you can afford.

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Thoroughbred Homes by DAL Properties, LLC

Dallan Ruch is the owner of Thoroughbred Homes by DAL Properties LLC and is an Auburn graduate. He has been a builder for more than 20 years in the Birmingham Area. Thoroughbred Homes is a family-owned, operated, and oriented company. Ruch’s wife, Angie, brings her expertise in color and design to the partnership. The Ruch family has also been in the lumber and cabinet business for more than 30 years.

Since 2009, Ruch has focused his efforts in the Ballantrae community of Pelham. Specializing in executive style garden homes, Ruch and his team pride themselves on building a quality product and delivering superior customer service.

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Timeless Homes

Monty Bryant, president of Timeless Homes, is a “hands on” builder committed to the individual and personal attention of each home. As a custom homebuilder, Monty strives to build each unique home to the requirements and dreams of the homeowner. He relates his building career to his 30 years as a firefighter/paramedic. He is a problem solver and takes great pride in the quality and safety of his homes, as well as the finish work of the product.

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Town Builders, Inc.

Known for quality construction and attention to detail, Town Builders, Inc. is proud to be the exclusive builder in the Town of Mt Laurel. Mt Laurel offers a portfolio of floorplans that reflect the way modern families live and entertain. Town Builders specializes in craftsman style homes with designer finishes that make every home unique. Mt Laurel homes are designed and placed to respect the natural landscape; we “leave the trees” and preserve the topography. Whether you choose one of our thoughtfully designed floorplans or create a custom home, Town Builders, Inc. specializes in exceeding every client’s expectation.

Since its founding, Town Builders, Inc. has been Mt Laurel’s in-house construction company, maintaining the highest building and design standards for our community. Bryan Phillips, Vice President of Town Builders, Inc., has served Mt Laurel for over 11 years and was the builder for the 2016 50th Anniversary Southern Living Idea House.

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Wedgworth Companies

The Wedgworth Companies specializes in three distinct processes: community development, custom home building, and real estate sales. Since 1979, we’ve been committed to improving the quality of life for our customers by providing beautiful neighborhoods and comfortable homes. Mike Wedgworth holds a degree in Building Sciences from Auburn University. He is a former “Builder of the Year,” Parade of Homes medalist and past president of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders where he currently serves on the Past President’s Council. Mike is innovative about refining his company’s processes and stays involved in every aspect of a Wedgworth home. In 2008, Mike was named to the Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilders Hall of Fame. Viridian and Wedgworth hosted the 2013 Green University introducing the green low energy building process to homeowners.

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Winford Homecrafters

Winford Homecrafters was established by 3rd and 4th generation homebuilders Brett Winford and Whit Winford. The father and son team joined forces and became business partners at the start of 2017. Winford Homecrafters specializes in building custom homes throughout the greater Birmingham Area. Winford Homecrafters believes it is their attention to detail partnered with some of the finest craftsmen and designers in the area that has allowed the family business to thrive for 4 generations.

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Wright Homes

Since 1972, Wright Homes has designed and built quality, energy efficient homes for thousands of satisfied homeowners. We pride ourselves in providing top quality construction, using the best materials possible all at a sensible price. From award winning designs - to construction - to financing, we are a one stop building and loan company. Wright Homes caters to your particular needs by offering unprecedented flexibility in the design of your new home. We have successfully set the standard for custom built homes for over four decades in the greater Birmingham area. Please visit us at to see what we can do for you or contact us at 205-477-6700.

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