Our success is built on more than just new homes — it's personal

"We are a group of people passionate about helping families realize their dreams. Building homes is simply a means to that end. And, we're good at it."

Capitol City Homes, LLC is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina and builds new homes in Angier, Fayetteville, Mebane, New Bern, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Roxboro, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, Wilson, and Zebulon, NC. Founded by Triangle area construction professionals with more than 50 years of home building experience, we have built award-winning, high performance new homes since 2009.

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We know that homebuyers are sophisticated and want homes that are distinctive, comfortable, and energy efficient. Our talented team combines building experts, skilled designers, and experienced marketing and sales professionals.

Our philosophy that every home should be personal is why our customers fall in love with their new home. For us it's about ensuring an experience that matches the workmanship and details we build into each of our homes.

Community Outreach

At Capitol City Homes, we believe our impact reaches far beyond building new homes. We have a responsibility to support our community. So we sponsor several sports teams such as the Heritage Swim Team and the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Softball Team. 

We also donate to many charities and organizations including the Wake County YMCA, The American Red Cross, The Humane Society The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and Swing for the Kids.

In 2016, we organized and hosted the company's first charity golf tournament that raised more than $17,000 for a local 13-year old who suffers from a rare form of Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The tournament grew in 2017, raising over $28,000 to benefit a young cancer patient. In 2018, we hosted our 3rd charity golf tournament and raised over $31,000 to benefit a 14 year-old who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The 2019 tournament was the biggest yet, raising $43,750 for a 6 year-old with Perthes disease. For more information on our annual golf tournament, visit www.CapitolCityCares.com.

 

 

Awards

Gold Awards

  • Wake County Parade of Homes - 2018
  • Johnston County Parade of Homes - 2015

Silver Awards

  • Wake County Parade of Homes - 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Johnston County Parade of Homes - 2019, 2015, 2014, 2013

Bronze Awards

  • Wake County Parade of Homes - 2019, 2018
  • Johnston County Parade of Homes - 2018, 2013
  • Tri-County Parade of Homes - 2019, 2013

Special Feature Awards

  • Wake County Parade of Homes - 2013 (2), 2012 (2), 2011
  • Johnston County Parade of Homes - 2015 (2)
  • MAME Awards - 2015, 2014

Our Team

We are committed to your satisfaction in every detail, and it shows in our team.

Jason Morrow
Jason Morrow

Managing Partner/Broker

Jason Morrow

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran with 12 years experience.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… Member/Manager at Construction Applicators of Raleigh, Production Manager at Southern Development Homes Charlottesville, VA, Sales & Marketing Representative at Ryan Homes in Northern VA, Project Manager at Ryan Homes in Northern VA.

Homebuilding Superpower… Overseeing the day-to-day operations at CCH, including planning, permitting, budgeting, supervising multiple field managers. I am also a licensed North Carolina Real Estate Agent.

Originally from… Western PA specifically Kennerdell, PA about 2 hours North of Pittsburgh, PA in the Oil Region (an unofficial region in western PA that includes the first oil fields discovered in the U.S.).

I learned from…I graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Health and Human Development with an emphasis in Health Policy and Administration.

I think the new home industry is important because… The Triangle area population is booming. There are so many opportunities throughout North Carolina to create communities for new families to live and grow.

I believe the future of homebuilding… Is all about finding new ways to build homes sustainably and efficiently with a customer-centric design.

Trey McDonald
Trey McDonald

Managing Partner

Trey McDonald

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran with 20 years experience.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)…Ryan Homes project manager with growth to general manager, and vice president.

Homebuilding Superpower… Process management to ensure exceptional quality through every phase of the build process.

Originally from… Wheeling, West Virginia.

I learned from… Bachelors of Science Management degree – Wheeling Jesuit University, MBA Wheeling Jesuit University.

I think the new home industry is important because… It fuels the economy and drives success. Families thrive in happy environments and a well-built home offers a place for them to feel safe and enjoy life.

I believe the future of homebuilding… Will offer buyers an opportunity to personalize their home no matter the price or size.

Glenn Hartman
Glenn Hartman

Managing Partner

Glenn Hartman

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Industry Veteran.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… I served in the Army Reserves for nine years. I have been in the homebuilding industry for 28 years working in various capacities. I have also worked to develop about 20 major subdivisions.

Homebuilding Superpower… Mentoring the entire staff on all aspects of the industry. I’m also responsible for land acquisition and obtaining construction loans.

Originally from… Baltimore, MD.

I learned from… The University of Baltimore.

I think the new home industry is important because… It creates job opportunities and supports the local economy.

I believe the future of homebuilding… Will be finding new ways to make a home as personal as possible.

Rex Vick, Jr.
Rex Vick, Jr.

Member

Rex Vick, Jr.

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran with more than 20 years of experience.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… President positions at: Windjam Development Group and Windjam Properties, Sage Built; CEO at Capital Equity Services.

Homebuilding Superpower: Land Development – beginning in 2000, I developed and managed multiple golf courses and exclusive communities throughout the area. I partnered with a network of professionals like golf pro Tom Kite, course designer Robert Cupp, and numerous local builders. Each development is well planned with strong emphasis placed on maintaining the surrounding natural landscapes.

Originally from… Born and raised in Wilson, NC.

I learned from…I graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School in 1993 with an emphasis in real estate, followed by an advanced degree in mortgage banking in College Park, Maryland.

I think the new home industry is important because… With the overall trend of population growth in North Carolina, particularly in the Triangle area, there are countless opportunities still ahead to establish communities that will provide secure and nurturing family environments for many years to come.

I believe the future of homebuilding… Will continue to have a strong focus on “green” development techniques.

Amber Pullen
Amber Pullen

Controller

Amber Pullen

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran 13 years.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… Administrative Assistant at Ammons Development Group. Office Manager, Closing Coordinator, On-site Sales Associate at Wilson Parker Homes, NC Service Representative at Nationwide Insurance.

Homebuilding Superpower… Knowledge or at least a good understanding of all facets of the Homebuilding industry.

Originally from… Phoenix, AZ.

I learned from… A family friend encouraged me to get my real estate license 13 years ago. From there I have had the opportunity to experience several different roles in the industry.

I think the new home industry is important because… It drives growth and development of the economy. It is the “American Dream” of owning your own home. We create that feeling.

I believe the future of homebuilding…Will be bright and will give homebuyers the opportunity to have more personalization and buying a lifestyle, not just a box.

Brad Hartman
Brad Hartman

Area Construction Manager

Brad Hartman

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran with 5 years of building experience. 

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… Materials Engineer with the Department of the Navy.

Homebuilding Superpower… Working with customers to make them feel appreciated and ultimately happy with their home.

Originally from… Raleigh, North Carolina.

I learned from… Bachelors of Science and Master of Science: Materials Science and Engineering North Carolina State University.

I think the new home industry is important because… It drives multiple sectors of the economy.

I believe the future of homebuilding… Will offer buyers more input with respect to their personal wants and needs.

Valerie Andrews
Valerie Andrews

Selection & Design Manager

Valerie Andrews

Industry Veteran or Newbie? I was a newbie when I started at CCH as an intern, but I have worked my way up over the past few years. 

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes)… When I first moved to NC, I worked as an Assistant Director of Admissions for the Art Institute of Raleigh/Durham. I enjoyed encouraging students to follow their dreams, and realized I wanted to turn my focus towards something I was more passionate about. While going back to school for design, I interned for an interior designer and worked as a freelance designer.

Homebuilding Superpower… My attention to detail, and ability to know and understand my client’s needs before they do.

Originally from…  I was born and raised in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I moved to Orlando to start college at UCF, and continued to work there for a while before moving to North Carolina.

I learned from…  I have a BS in Advertising & Public Relations from the University of Central Florida, and an AAS in Interior Design from Wake Technical Community College.

I think the new home industry is important because… North Carolina has one of the fastest growing populations and economies in the nation… and a strong housing market is crucial for a flourishing economy.

I believe the future of homebuilding… is very bright. It puts the control into the buyer’s hands. The buyer gets to create a home that fits their personal style and needs. This makes new construction an ideal option for anyone, during any stage of life.

Renee Drake
Renee Drake

Sales Manager/Broker

Renee Drake

Industry Veteran or Newbie? Veteran, over 15 years of experience in new home sales.

 

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes) Worked with CBHPW Builder Services for 8.5 years, representing 30+ builders.

 

Homebuilding Superpower…Identifying tools and solutions to make my team the most successful.  Being the bridge that connects and supports new home operations, marketing and sales.

 

Originally from…Kingston, New York

 

I learned from…The incredible people who believed in and mentored me, as well as from each great opportunity those very people offered me along the way.

 

I think the new home industry is important because…The new home industry is the foundation of our economy.  New homes bring new roads, schools, businesses, restaurants, utilities, jobs and so much more.  New homes improve quality of life, not only by fulfilling the dream of home ownership, but also by dramatically driving beneficial growth to surrounding areas.

 

I believe the future of homebuilding…Is significantly evolving.  Home designs are adapting, as every demographic’s lifestyles are changing.  Rooms and spaces are being used differently.  Some are becoming obsolete.  It is exciting and fun to imagine what homes will look like even ten years from now.

Diane McKeel
Diane McKeel

Warranty/ Office Administrator

Diane McKeel

Industry Veteran or Newbie: I'm a newbie to the home industry

 

BCCH (Before capitol City Homes): Worked at East Coast Metal Distributors LLC in the Heating & Air Condition industry for 16 years. My last two years at ECMD my position was as a supply chain buyer II with a certificate in SCP Investment Buyer I & Buyer II. For 14 years I was as a Accounts Receivable Administrator. Before that I was in the car dealership industry.

 

Homebuilding Superpower: In training and learning each day the in and outs of the home industry business and working on the daily VPO world. Looking forward to having the understanding of all the accounting and be able to help in all different experiences in the office Always wanting and willing to learn more.

 

Originally from: Durham NC

 

I learned from: Northern High School

 

I think the new home industry is important because: It gives many people a chance to create a special place to relax and enjoy life with the families and live a dream of being a home owner. Nothing like this experience.

 

I believe the future of homebuilding: Makes the economy stronger and growth in the areas. Having a new home will forever create a beautiful life experience and opportunity for living the dream. And let the memories began by picking your home plan and each gorgeous facet of your homes.

Kevin Cheek
Kevin Cheek

Area Construction Manager

Kevin Cheek

Industry Veteran or Newbie: Veteran 

 

BCCH (Before capitol City Homes): I built custom decks and screen porches for 10 years I then worked at Adams Homes as a project manager for 4 years, Jordan Built homes as a project manager for 3 years and Savvy Homes project manager for the last 2 1/2 years.  

 

Homebuilding Superpower: experience .  I'm great with buyers, I'm responsive, organized , and I know the importance of communication. 

 

Originally from: Apex NC.  

 

I learned from: doing the work.  In the field experience. 

 

I think the new home industry is important because: the area is growing so rapidly and it's vital to our economy.  

 

I believe the future of homebuilding: Finding newer and better ways to be more efficient. 

Laura Lavan
Laura Lavan

Purchasing Manager

Laura Lavan

Industry Veteran or Newbie: I have over 6 years experience in the home building industry.

BCCH (Before capitol City Homes): I was a purchasing agent at another builder for 3 years and before that worked at a granite company.  In a former life I was a school counselor and a preschool teacher.

Homebuilding Superpower:  I am good at identifying issues and coming up with solutions.  I am very organized and pay a great deal of attention to detail.  I love lists and creating processes so that things run more smoothly.

Originally from: Queens, NY but I have been in Raleigh since 1999.

I learned from:  My official schooling was at Wellesley College in the Boston area and I have a degree in psychology.  In terms of homebuilding, my husband had a home improvement business in New York and was a superintendent in Raleigh so I learned about the construction process from that.

I think the new home industry is important because:  There are major milestones in life – graduating, finding your first job, getting married, having a baby, buying a home.  We play a major role in one of the most important decisions people ever make – the purchase of a home. 

I believe the future of homebuilding: is moving towards offering homebuyers more and more choices.  They get to select materials, styles, finishes, colors, living areas.  When someone purchases a new home, they get to choose so many aspects of the space where they will spend much of their time.

Ryan C. Willis
Ryan C. Willis

Project Manager

Ryan C. Willis

Industry Veteran or Newbie? I began my career in industrial construction. For five years, I assisted in the construction of oil and gas compression facilities and water treatment plants.

BCCH (Before Capitol City Homes): After graduating from East Carolina University, I moved north to West Virginia for a job in the emerging natural gas industry.I moved back to Raleigh to marry my wife, a Greenville native and I am very excited to be working in the residential side of construction.

Homebuilding Superpower: is understanding. I understand how to transition expectations and plans into an actual home. I understand how to assemble a team and keep them focused to accomplish our goals. I understand how each player’s role in our team contributes to the overall customer experience and satisfaction. Homebuilding has always been a passion of mine.

Originally From: I was born in Wilmington, NC in 1984 during Hurricane Diana. 

I Learned From: I graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and a Minor in Business Administration. 

I Think the New Home Industry Is Important Because: it helps to continue the “American Dream” and benefits the economy. No matter where you go and what you do, home is where the heart is. My great grandfather, an immigrant from Italy, was a homebuilder. He built many homes including the home where my mother grew up and it is still a home where my family gathers. Building homes gives people a place to start and raise their families, creating memories that last forever.

I Believe the Future of Homebuilding: is bright, as more efficient building materials and better construction techniques are constantly being developed.     

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