Fortress Homes

Fortress Homes builds new homes in the Columbia, Lexington and Irmo SC areas

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Voted by the readers of The State Newspaper as the Columbia, SC area’s 2014 & 2015 Best Builder. Fortress Homes, formerly Fortress Builders, takes pride in customer service and their perfect BBB rating. They build homes starting from the upper $100’s in neighborhoods throughout the greater Columbia, SC area.

Bill Sinnett and Tim Kern founded the company and offered a wide selection of floor plans, from two-and-three story homes to ranch and master-down. Fortress Homes offers various floor plans, but they also offer custom built homes.

In 2017, Fortress Homes was purchased by Eastwood Homes, Charlotte, North Carolina’s top builder. Much like Fortress Homes, Eastwood Homes provides their buyers with design studios that provide choices for flooring, cabinets, countertops, colors, fixtures, lighting and various other customizations. Here, their focus is on innovation, personalization and quality.

Headquarters: Columbia, SC
Founded: 2010
Awards: 2014 & 2015 State Newspaper – Best Builder, 2013 Tour of Homes – Best Overall
What makes Fortress Homes different than other local builders: Focus on customer service and now owned by Eastwood Homes. They build certified Energy Pro homes that save homeowners $100’s per year in utility bills.
Most common comment that clients of the Columbia New Home Buyer Service say about Fortress: “Their homes are so well finished! I love all the crown molding, wainscoting, hardwood tread stairs, granite counter tops and more.”

Fortress Homes commitment to customer service and building quality new homes in Columbia, SC and surrounding areas

The Oxford floorplan by Fortress Homes


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