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The Fossas family came to Empire knowing they wanted to design their dream home in North Carolina, but didn’t know where to start. They weren’t sure what colors or textures to use, or what design upgrades they could implement that were within budget, but the Design + Build team helped them bring their vision to life.


That’s the benefit of Empire Design + Build — it offers a wide range of services to guide you through your custom homebuilding journey, from helping you select your homesite to choosing the perfect floor plan, and selecting the finishes that’ll pull your space together beautifully.

Pictured: The Bel Aire Floor Plan, North Carolina.

A neutral color scheme was used throughout the Fossas family home. White shaker-style cabinets and pendant lights were incorporated in the kitchen, giving the home a minimalistic feel. Tile backsplash, stacked stone and wainscoting make an appearance in various rooms, adding some dimension into the space.

“When we were in the process of getting ready to build a home, we had many options that we were looking at, but there was something prestige about their craftsmanship that said, wow — these are similar prices but the houses looked so different. We knew that this was the right choice.” — Mark and Natascha Fossas

So, what are you waiting for? Learn more about the Design + Build services, process and team, and build your dream home with Empire today.


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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


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