Grau Building Company

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Grau Building Company earns reputation for client-centric custom homes reflecting personal taste in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle.

For over 15 years, Grau Building Company has been creating exceptional custom homes throughout Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and surrounding areas that blend inspired design and superior craftsmanship.

Founded by Jeff Grau, Grau Building Company is dedicated to turning clients' visions into reality through sophisticated architecture, high-end finishes, and unparalleled service.

Reputation for Quality Design and Construction

With over a decade and a half of experience, Grau Building Company has established itself as one of Durham's premier custom home builders.

Their reputation for inspired architecture, premium materials, and customer satisfaction is unmatched.

Homeowners consistently praise the builder's constant communication, transparency, and focus on collaboration throughout the design and building process.

Many describe working with Grau Building Company as an enjoyable, seamless experience.

Custom Home Design and Personalization

Grau Building Company offers luxury Traditional, Craftsman, and Transitional style homes. Sizes typically range from 3,000 to 6,000+ square feet on larger estate lots.

Every Grau Building Company home is completely customized to the client's lifestyle and aesthetic vision. Their in-house design team works one-on-one with each homeowner to create a unique living space.

The builder's sophisticated Design Studio provides endless options to personalize each home through finishes, fixtures, and integrated smart home technology.

Construction Process

Grau Building Company manages the entire construction process in-house, overseeing quality control throughout the 10-14 month timeline. Their focus is on using top-tier materials and superior craftsmanship.

The company is known for utilizing the latest technologies and building science innovations to maximize energy efficiency, durability, and comfort. This results in high-performance homes built to stand the test of time.

Buying a Grau Building Company Home

Grau Building Company constructs stunning custom homes in Durham’s most prestigious neighborhoods and communities including Hope Valley, Forest Hills, Croasdaile, and more.

Home prices typically range from $900,000 up to $2 million+. Exact pricing depends on size, features, finishes, and location.

The Grau Building Company website showcases photos, videos, and floor plans of completed projects to provide design inspiration.

Guidance from Local Real Estate Expert

As an agent familiar with Grau Building Company, I highly recommend them for luxury custom builds. Here are my insider tips:

  • Take time to understand their proven construction methods and premium materials - quality is their focus.
  • Invest heavily in the design process - their team will actualize your most ambitious ideas.
  • Consider long-term resale when selecting finishes and materials. Smart upgrades will preserve value.
  • Inquire about their tech integration - Grau Building Company stays on top of smart home trends.
  • Ask about energy efficiency and indoor air quality to improve home health.
  • Use any leverage you have as a buyer, especially on spec homes or lots they've held for over 6 months.

With over 15 years perfecting their craft, you can trust Grau Building Company to deliver a finely-crafted living space that flawlessly blends world-class design and modern functionality.

Insight From Tim

As a local expert, with 17 years as a leading real estate agent in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle, I can confidently say that working with Grau Building Company is a decision you won't regret.

To ensure a pleasant home-building experience, remain engaged throughout the process, and trust the guidance of Grau's experts.

Leverage their design studio to make informed choices that align with your budget without compromising on quality.

When it comes to saving money, consider the long-term benefits of investing in higher-quality materials and finishes that Grau Building Company provides.

This not only enhances the daily living experience but also contributes to the home's lasting value, ensuring a wise use of your resources.

Remember, a home built by Grau is not just a structure; it's the backdrop to your life's most cherished moments.

Tim M. Clarke

About the author

17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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