Custom Craft Homes is your Arthur Rutenberg Homes franchise builder in Tampa. They build On-Your-Lot and in the following communities: Avila, Doe Creek Reserve, FishHawk Ranch, Ladera, Lithia Ranch, Starling at FishHawk Ranch, Sunset Lakes, and Waterstone Estates.
Their alliance with Arthur Rutenberg Homes offers homebuyers in Tampa the opportunity to build with a respected name in homebuilding and uniquely personalized homebuilding experience backed by tools & technology. Since 1953, Arthur Rutenberg has been a name synonymous with the highest level of distinction within the luxury home industry. Custom Craft Homes, an independently owned and operated franchise, is honored to introduce the outstanding design and craftsmanship of Arthur Rutenberg Homes to Hillsborough County and Pasco County.
For over two decades, Custom Craft Homes has been owned and operated by franchisee Stuart Sierra and President Ernie Lashlee. Stuart grew up in the building business and carries on his family tradition of providing the finest luxury living in the Tampa Bay area. Ernie, a licensed architect and contractor, joined Arthur Rutenberg Homes 33 years ago and has built nearly 2,500 homes valued at approximately $1.2 billion. Together they have built a solid reputation as one of Tampa Bay’s premier custom luxury home builders. Their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has been recognized by Arthur Rutenberg Homes with 3 Builder of the Year awards, the prestigious Gold Cup Award and the Chairman’s award.