Custom Home Builder’s Blog

Jenkins is named the 2015 Custom Builder of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders. Austin Business Journal article highlights company’s success. The  Texas  Association  of  Builders  announced  and  presented  the  2015 Star Award Winners on July 30, 2015, at  the  Gaylord  Texas Resort  and  Convention Center.  The highly-­coveted Star Awards  are  given annually to […]

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The List of the best custom home builders in Austin, released each year by the Austin Business Journal, hit the streets (and coffee tables) last week, naming  Jenkins Custom Homes Design+Build in the Top 10 for 2017! The Journal ranks a host of local businesses, including Custom Home Builders, and Jenkins has been consistently ranked on the […]

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Our favorite paint manufacturer, Sherwin-Williams, has named Poised Taupe their 2017 color of the year. It’s the color that they “anticipate defining 2017”.  We couldn’t agree more! 2017 Color of the Year When we began our trend away from the ivories and into the brighter whites, one criticism we often heard from our clients was consistent. […]

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Traditional Construction Model Changes The traditional construction services industry is changing. Under the traditional approach, design and construction services are split into separate entities, separate locations, and separate work. Because the Architect and Builder are independent companies, this necessitates the need for separate agreements, or contracts. Design-build, however, is quickly becoming the preferred method of project delivery. […]

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If you were wondering what we are doing this Holiday season, we’ll give you one guess. We are designing and building beautiful homes. Here are some of the homes that are in progress right now. These photos are taken right off of our online project management system, which shows our clients daily updated progress photos. […]

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Roughly five months ago, we finished building 2 homes for Community First, Austin’s most progressive homeless housing community. We were approached by some of the founders of the community, who had nothing to offer us but a well-organized plan, and asked to donate our time, materials, and whatever else it might take to build these […]

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