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Have you ever dreamt of building your own home? One that’s designed by you and is filled with all of the features and finishes that you like? Us too. Luckily for you, our Design + Build program helps homeowners achieve the home of their dreams with ease. When you choose Empire Design + Build, you’re able to experience the quality and satisfaction of building a custom home, tailored to your lifestyle, your needs and on the lot of your choice. Read on for the top 5 reasons to build on your lot with us this year.

Our Experience

When you build a home with Empire in North Carolina, you’re choosing an industry leader that has over 25 years of experience who has built more than 28,000 homes across North America. As a family owned company, we understand that home is more than four walls and a door — it’s where you’re supposed to feel at ease and enjoy life’s precious moments as they unfold. That’s exactly why you can rest assured that our team of professionals will carefully guide you through the homebuilding process from start to finish, and deliver you a home that you will cherish for years to come.


Empire is proud to be part of North Carolina’s fabric, building in top Charlotte neighborhoods like Weddington, Dilworth and Lake Norman. If you have a specific location or lot in mind, and are wondering if your homesite is eligible for consideration in our program, you can reach out to our team at DesignBuildNC@empirecommunities.com.

Home Design Options

With our Design + Build program, you’re able to select which floor plan is right for you, whether you prefer a larger great room for entertaining and play or a home office. Whichever your choice, we have a collection of floor plans that are catered to you and are designed with you and your family in mind. If you have a design of your own that you’d like to use, speak with our team about what we can do. From reconfiguring existing plans, to sitting down with an architect and starting from scratch, you can build exactly what you desire.


Our ultimate goal when we’re building a custom home is to have happy homeowners. At Empire, the role of our team is to guide and support the buyer, mindful of their wants, needs and budget. We’re there to assist them from the beginning of the process, all the way to the end. With our experienced team, you can rest assured that we will provide you with peace of mind throughout your custom home journey.

Design Selections

When homebuyers build on their lot, they’ll have a variety of decisions to make — first on the design of their home, and then on its finishes. Buyers are in charge of selecting everything from their interior doors to their cabinet hardware, and everything in between. Our model homes will help inspire the home that you’ve been dreaming of, while our design consultants will help you customize the features and finishes that you desire at our design studio.

Get Inspired With Our Custom Homes

Your new home is only limited by your imagination. Get inspired with a look inside some of the custom homes that we’ve recently completed. From features and finishes to home designs, the opportunities for your future home are truly endless.

Explore the possibilities of Empire Design + Build. To get started, contact us at 704-602-3333 or at DesignBuildNC@empirecommunities.com. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you on your new homebuilding journey.


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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Hi! We are your New Home Specialists. Ask us about updates on our release, model home openings, special incentives and other Empire communities information.

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