Our total commitment to client satisfaction, strategic business partnerships, and continuous improvement is evidenced by our systems and collaborative approach to the building process. By uniting the expertise of our detail-oriented team of professionals, with the dreams and expectations of our clients, we provide a total experience that is unparalleled.

Evolving from a one-man operation to a national award winning family-owned organization, we remain grounded in the values on which we have built our success: Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Commitment to Community.


The home building tradition of Custer Homes, Inc. began in 1965 when Stan Custer Sr., with 15 years of experience, established Stan Custer, Inc. Stan Sr.’s two sons, Stan Jr. and Scot, grew up working in the business and eventually joined the company full-time. Later the company name was changed to Custer Homes, Inc., and under the leadership of Stan Jr., grew to one of the most well respected building companies in the Harrisburg area.

Custer Homes grew to expand its expertise to include the construction of commercial buildings as well as large renovation and remodeling. Custer Contracting Group, Inc. brings a comprehensive approach to commercial construction that’s steeped in years of building luxury custom homes.

In 2000, Custer Design Group, Inc. was formed to provide professional interior design services for Custer clients. Today, Custer Design Group serves a variety of design projects, and our team of experts is well versed in residential and commercial design.

The Custer staff is comprised of many experienced individuals whose knowledge and expertise form a team that is committed to quality construction and customer satisfaction. The Custer Group is particularly proud of is its ability to design around, not over or through, natural and unique lot features, and has made its mark on the greater Harrisburg area using this building technique.

Over the last 50 years, The Custer Group of Companies has become Harrisburg’s premier custom, luxury builder because of its quality people, its distinctive custom designs, strong referral base and commitment to building excellence. The commitment demonstrated by The Custer Group is recognized year after year by the awards received on both local and national levels.

Core Values

  • Continually exhibit the highest level of Integrity
  • Show appropriate Respect to our clients and associates
  • Embrace Innovative ideas, methods, and technologies
  • Demonstrate our commitment to the betterment of our Community

Guiding Principles

  • Treat everyone with consideration and honesty
  • Pay attention to the details and follow through on what is started or promised
  • Continually improve the way things are done in order to always be competitive
  • Surround ourselves with quality people who are committed to providing a superior product and professional service
  • Provide a stable work environment with fair compensation
  • Continually participate in training and education
  • Be environmentally sensitive
  • Earn a fair profit for the products and services we provide
  • Turn all customers (clients, employees, trades, suppliers) into loyal, enthusiastic fans of our organization
  • Have fun