Upton & Company

February 17, 2024

Premium home builder in Raleigh-Durham Triangle, NC, offering innovative designs and superior craftsmanship.

For over three decades, Upton & Company has been creating beautiful, quality custom homes throughout Raleigh and surrounding areas that seamlessly blend inspired design and superior craftsmanship.

Founded by Rudy Upton Sr. in 1980, Upton & Company aims to turn clients’ visions into reality through sophisticated architecture, high-end finishes, and exceptional service.

Reputation for Quality Design and Construction

With over 35 years of experience, Upton & Company has established itself as one of Raleigh’s premier custom home builders. Their reputation for inspired architecture, premium materials, and customer satisfaction is unmatched.

Homeowners rave about the builder’s constant communication, transparency, and focus on collaboration throughout the design and building process. Many describe working with Upton & Company as an enjoyable, seamless experience.

Notable Communities

Upton & Company's exemplary work can be seen in some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the Triangle area.

  • Preston in Morrisville epitomizes luxury living with Upton & Company's custom homes that prioritize aesthetics, quality craftsmanship, and attentiveness to homeowners' lifestyles. The builder's contributions have made Preston a highly sought-after address.
  • Stanton Place in Cary represents a community where elegance meets functionality thanks to Upton & Company's dedication over the years to creating homes tailored to modern families. Having built most of the homes in Stanton Place, the builder's 40+ years of experience and 500+ custom homes built shines through in the neighborhood's distinctive design and enduring materials.
  • Montvale is a prestigious Cary community that is the epitome of luxury. The community features fabulous homes from multiple builders like Upton & Co.

Upton & Company has rightfully earned awards and rave testimonials for their collaborative "build together" approach and unmatched living experiences offered in communities like Preston and Stanton Place.

Their reputation for excellence builds trust, as I've witnessed first-hand from working with discerning buyers in the Triangle real estate market.

Custom Home Design and Personalization

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

Every Upton & 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

Upton & Company self-performs much of the construction using their own team of trade partners perfected over decades. Homeowners can expect excellent communication and transparency throughout the 8-14 month build.

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 an Upton & Company Home

Upton & Company constructs homes in Raleigh’s most prestigious neighborhoods including North Hills, Wakefield, Falls River, and more.

Pricing typically ranges from $750,000 up to $1.5 million. Exact cost depends on size, features, finishes, and location.

Upton & Company has relationships with over 25 preferred lenders to help buyers finance their dream home. Their team also provides guidance on budgets and managing cost.

The Upton & 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 Upton & Company, I highly recommend them for 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 - Upton & 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 35 years perfecting their craft, you can trust Upton & Company to deliver a finely-crafted living space that flawlessly blends world-class design and modern functionality.

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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