Custer-built homes consistently receive professional awards and recognition, which is a testimony to the commitment to quality and organizational excellence we’ll bring to your new home or office. In the past decade, Custer Homes, Inc. has earned more than 60 awards on both the local and national level for the quality of its communities as well as the craftsmanship and design of interiors and exteriors.

America's Best Builder Logo - For Awards & RecognitionIn 2000, the National Association of Home Builders named Custer Homes, Inc. “America’s Best Builder” in the 1-30 unit category.

Best in American Living Award RecognitionIn 2015, the National Association of Home Builders honored Custer Homes, Inc. with the Best in American Living Silver Award for a Specialty Project in Outdoor Living.

custom home pacesetter awardWhen Custom Home Magazine awarded Custer Homes, Inc. the coveted “Pacesetter Award” for Business Management in 1999, the magazine also named the company among the nation’s top nine custom homebuilders.

2015

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Custom Home of the Year 3,001-4,000 S.F., $500,000 – $1 Million
    • Best Residential Renovation over $300,001
    • Best Residential Addition $75,001-$100,000
    • Best Kitchen Renovation under $25,000
    • Best Bathroom Renovation $25,001-$50,000
    • Best Bathroom Renovation under $25,000
    • Best New Website

2014

  • 
Best in American Living Award Awarded by the National Association of Home Builders
    • Silver Award for Specialty Project in Outdoor Living
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Bathroom Renovation Under $25,000
    • Best Residential Renovation $25,001 to $50,000
    • Best Outdoor Living Over $1 Million

2013

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Multi-Family Home 2001 – 3000 S.F.
    • Best Outdoor Living under $25,000
    • Best Kitchen Renovation under $25,000

2012

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Custom Home of the Year over $1 Million
    • Best Residential Interior Decorating
    • Best Residential Addition – Leisure Living Space over $1 Million
    • Best Kitchen Renovation $50,001 – $75,000
    • Best Residential Renovation $25,001 – $50,000

2011

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Interior Decorating $100,001 – $150,000 – Custer Design Group
    • Best Bathroom Renovation under $25,000
    • Best Kitchen Renovation $50,001 – $75,000
    • Shining Star Award – Marsha Hatton, Custer Design Group, Interior Designer

2010

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Custom Home of the Year $2 million – $3 million
    • Best Residential Renovation over $600,001
    • Best Bathroom Remodel over $100,001
    • Best Commercial Renovation over $100,001
    • Best Interior Decorating over $100,001
    • Best Outdoor Living $75,001 – $100,000
  • Lee Gehman – Winner of “CFO of the Year” in the category of “Small Private Business” by Central Penn Business Journal

2009

  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Residential Addition over $300,000
    • Best Residential Renovation $100,001 – $150,000    Ford Farm Road
    • Best Commercial Construction over $3,000,000 – 4391 Sturbridge Drive, Sturbridge Business Complex

2008

  • Parade of Homes – The Townes of Laurel Point Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Silver Medal for Best Interior and Best Master Suite
  • Pyramid Awards – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Model Home of the Year 3,001 – 4,999 sqft, over $1,000,001 –  Mountaindale, 4840 Mountainrise Dr.
    • Best Residential Addition under $1,000,000
    • Best Interior Decorating over $200,000 – Mountaindale, 4840 Mountainrise Dr.

2007

  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Mountaindale
    • Fulton Award for Best of Show
    • Gold Medal for
      • Best Decorated
      • Best Exterior
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Landscape
  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Sterling Glen
    • Gold Medal for Best Landscape
    • Silver Medal
      • Best Decorated
      • Best Exterior
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Model Home of the Year 4,001 – 5,000 sqft, over $900,001 – Mountaindale
    • Best Multi Family Home over $300,000 – The Townes at Laurel Point
    • Best Interior Decorating $100,001 – $130,000 – Mountaindale

2006

  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Mountaindale:
    • Gold Medal for
      • Best Decorated
      • Best Exterior
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Landscape
  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Sterling Glen
    • Silver Medal for Best Decorated and Best Master Suite
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Model Home of the Year 3,001 – 4,100 sqft, $700K – $800K – Sterling Glen
    • Best Multi Family Home 2,001 – 3,000 sq ft –  Grandon Farms
    • Best Interior Decorating $100,001 – $200,000 – Sterling Glen Model
    • Best Community Signage – Sterling Glen
    • Best Print Advertisement

2005

  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Sterling Glen
    • Gold Medal for
      • Best Decorated
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Landscape
    • Silver Medal for Best Exterior
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Custom Home of the Year over $1,000,000 – Mountaindale
    • Best Multi Family Community over $150,000 – Laurel Point
    • Best Multi Family Home over 1,600 sq ft – Laurel Point
    • Best Interior Decorating over $400,000 – Sterling Glen Model
    • Best Residential Renovation over $100,000

2004

  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for Grandon Farms
    • Gold Medal forBest Decorated
    • Silver Medal for
      • Best Exterior
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Landscape
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Single Family Community of the Year over $250,000 – Sterling Glen
    • Best Single Family Model Home of the Year 2,001 – 3,100 sq. ft.  – Sterling Glen Model
    • Best Single Family Model Home of the Year 3,101 – 5,000 sq. ft. – Sterling Glen ArtsHouse

2003

  • Parade of Homes – Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg  for Sterling Glen
    • Gold Medal for
      • Best Decorated
      • Best Exterior
      • Best Interior
      • Best Kitchen
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Landscape
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Townhome Community over $150,000 – Laurel Point
    • Best Townhome over 1,600 sq. ft. – The Townes at Laurel Point
    • Best Commercial Construction – 2805 Old Post Road, Sturbridge Business Complex

2002

  • Stan Custer, Jr. named Central Pennsylvania Entrepreneur of the Year Awarded by Ernst & Young
    101 Best Places to Work in the Residential Construction Industry Listed by Professional Builder Magazine
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Custom Home of the Year over $500,000
    • Best Townhome Community over $150,000 – Laurel Point
    • Best Renovation over $100,000
    • Best Interior Design  – Custer Design Group at Custer Villas in Grandon Farms
    • Best Newsletter
    • Associated Professional of the Year Administrative  – Nicole Fleming, Custer Operations Manager
    • Associated Professional of the Year Sub-Contractor – Heirloom Cabinetry, Custer Trade Partner

2001

  • Parade of Homes
    • Best Townhome of the Show –The Townes at Laurel Point Awarded by Fulton Bank
  • From the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg for The Townes at Laurel Point
    • Gold Award for Best Kitchen
    • Silver Award for Best Exterior Townhome Division III
  • Best of the Web Finalist in the Professional Services Division Awarded by Central Penn Business Journal

2000

  • America’s Best Builder (1-30 units category) Awarded by the National Association of Home Builders
  • Small Business of the Year Finalist Awarded by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber
  • Home-A-Rama
    • Best of the Show Awarded by Fulton Bank
    • Gold Award for
      • Best Craftsmanship
      • Best Overall Livability
      • Best Street Appeal
      • Best Master Suite
      • Best Interior Decorating
    • Silver Award for
      • Best Kitchen Design
      • Best Landscaping
  • Pyramid Awards Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
    • Best Townhome over 1,600 sq. ft. – The Townes at Laurel Point
    • Best Custom Home of the Year over $500,000
    • Best Print Ad Black and White

…plus many more since our formation in 1965.