Posts Tagged ‘Nationwide Custom Homes’

USA Today Covers the New IBS Show Homes

January 6, 2010

Read the full article on (Jan. 5, 2010) about the upcoming International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas where one Nationwide Custom home and two Palm Harbor homes will be showcased.

Builders’ Partnership Advantages With The National Home Building Leader

March 18, 2009

Working with Palm Harbor Homes as your home construction partner gives you access to all of the advantages we provide our builders to help them achieve their business goals. For over 30 years, we have earned our reputation for delivering customization, quality, value and customer satisfaction with our beautiful modular and manufactured homes. As part of our family of builders, Palm Harbor and Discovery Homes, Nationwide Custom Homes and PHN Commercial Structures combine to make us the only systems built housing company building to HUD, modular, commercial and local building codes from coast to coast. Our history and experience allow us to offer important market advantages for your business.

The Sales Advantage

  • Sell MORE with FEWER models.
  • Broad product offering targeted to the specific needs and price points of your customers.
  • We personalize or customize homes as needed.
  • Our ongoing aggressive training equips your team for success.
  • Our simplified selling story means your sales team spends more time successfully selling homes and less time specing out homes and writing up orders.
  • Palm Harbor delivers the number #1 selling brand name in the United States.

The Marketing Advantage

  • Our company web site attracts 175,000+ visitors per month and generates in excess of 3,500 leads per month.
  • Palm Harbor and its family of companies routinely market nationally using television, trade publications, regional and national home shows, our own model centers and display models and spec homes that sizzle.
  • We can provide you with product brochures, posters and point of sale materials that support the highest levels of professionalism.

The Architecture and Design Advantage

  • Displaying our beautiful, eye-catching designs not only increases traffic, but also increases the quality of traffic with higher credit score buyers.
  • Our design flexibility allows us to meet the needs of any customer, any code, on any lot with the architectural details and square footage to meet your customer’s desires.
  • A home that does not get the consumer emotionally excited will not sell. Our homes deliver the WOW factor. Curb appeal and interior eye appeal abound.
  • Architectural, engineering and design services to support your specific needs.
  • We build GREEN and can help you with certification for various green building programs – LEEDS, NAHB, Earth Advantage and others.

The SmartPlus Construction Advantage

  • We provide the only standard 5-year Protection Plan on all homes – Not an add-on insurance policy.
  • Our homes consistently weather the extreme forces of nature.
  • We help you create a construction story unique to your market.
  • We build our own custom DuraBuilt cabinets for strength and beauty.
  • Our years of experience building ENERGMISER® and ENERGY STAR® awarded homes guarantee your customers savings long after the mortgage is paid.

The Gold Key Care Advantage

  • We build it. We finish it. We give the keys to the customer.
  • Our technicians complete a personal customer walk through and orientation.
  • Customers receive our 5-year Protection Plan.
  • We provide an 800 number for the Customer to call us for service needs.

The Customer Satisfaction Advantage

  • We really want to know the customers’ experience, so we ask!.
  • 61% of our internal consumer sales result from referrals.
  • Happy, satisfied customers equal MORE sales.

The Financial and Insurance Services Advantage

  • Top 10 list in 2007 for our Financial Integrity.
  • Publicly traded with strong financials/investment opportunity.
  • CountryPlace Mortgage financing services.
  • Standard Casualty Insurance services.

Please contact Steve Reyenga, VP of Sales, at or 800-456-8744 for more information on Palm Harbor builder or retailer opportunities in your area.

Nationwide Sales Person Named to Industry’s Best 30 Under 40

April 1, 2008

Rick Baker congratulates Bryan Johnson on his AwardBryan Johnson, of Nationwide Custom Homes, was recently honored as one of the Top 30 Under 40 in the Systems Built Industry for 2008. As a recipient of this prestigious award, Bryan is recognized for his outstanding leadership, skills, visibility and influence in shaping the future of housing today.

This award was presented at the Building Systems Councils Dinner at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida, on February 12, 2008. The award is presented by American Home Bank, N.A., and sponsored by NAHB’s Building Systems Council (BSC), Home Buyer Publications, Forest Homes & J. Rouleau & Associates.

An independent panel of judges is involved in selecting the winners. These judges include Charles Bevier of Building Systems Magazine, Robert Cantrell of Stone Mill Log Homes and Roger Nelson of Anersen Windows.

Rick Baker, Vice President of Sales for Nationwide Custom Homes, stated, “We could not be more proud of Bryan and the outstanding projects he has won and produced in his region. He has been with Nationwide for 1½ years and in our industry for 8. We see great things ahead for Bryan.”

Everything But Some Occupants

March 6, 2008

Work is under way on a project replacing blight with 3 houses for people of modest means. They’ve got the land and permits to build the homes and have already started digging. Officials recently began work on three affordable yet stylish houses on Patrick Street. Now they just need to find the homeowners……

Read the full article from the Orlando Sentinel (on February 28, 2008) by Amy C. Rippel

Opening Day

February 13, 2008

First day in the Show Village

A walk around the Village

The Palazzo: Kitchen

The Palazzo: Master Bedroom

The Palazzo: Master Bathroom

The Palazzo: Great Room

The Palazzo: Media Room

The Palazzo: Wet Bar

The Day Before the Show Opens

February 12, 2008

See the IBS Show Homes video the day before the show opens. (Homes shown in the clip: Nationwide Custom Homes’ Palazzo, and Palm Harbor Homes’ Bimini and Glenn Cairn)

View our slideshow with more up-to-date IBS pictures

Sneak Preview: Our 2008 IBS Show Homes

January 24, 2008

The 2008 International Builders’ Show will be in sunny Orlando, Florida from February 13 to 16. Join us at the Professional Builder® Show Village! Here are the three homes Palm Harbor and Nationwide Custom Homes will be showing:

The BiminiThe Bimini – Green Building Home
Approximately 3,644 Sq. Ft.
2 Stories, 3 Bedrooms and 3.5 Baths
Floor Plans | Exterior Products | Interior Products

Americans are focused on reducing energy consumption, waste, and their carbon footprint like never before. This single family home will showcase both the latest green design and products.

The Glenn CairnThe Glenn Cairn – Comfortably Affordable Home
Approximately 1,984 Sq. Ft.
2 Stories, 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Baths
Floor Plans | Exterior Products | Interior Products

First-time buyers are increasingly design savvy. They want houses they can afford but reflect their personal sense of style. This well-balanced, open two-story provides all of the style these homeowners need at an affordable price in a design perfect for narrow lot or infill purposes.

The PalazzoThe Palazzo – High Tech Home
Approximately 4,750 Sq. Ft. – plus 960 Sq. Ft. of unfinished area on 3rd floor
3 Stories, 4 Bedrooms, 1 Study and 3.5 Baths
Floor Plans | Exterior Products | Interior Products

High-Tech Luxury – This luxurious 3-story home will deliver fine city living for high-end homeowners. From the latest lighting controls to the most exciting media rooms to the choicest luxury finishes, this house will excite and challenge builders to deliver their best.

View our slideshow with more up-to-date pictures.

Nationwide Custom Homes

December 21, 2007

Nationwide Custom Homes, a division of Palm Harbor Homes, is a leading builder of modular construction for single family homes, commercial structures, multi-family residences and remodeling additions with a reputation for high quality, design flexibility, and innovative marketing.

Founded in 1959, Nationwide has locations across the southeast. Locations include a 47-acre site in Martinsville, Virginia, a 21-acre site in Arabi, Georgia and a production facility located in Siler City, North Carolina with over 13-acres of land. In total Nationwide operates five state-of-the-art production facilities that provide homes for a network of independent authorized builders.

Where We Build. Nationwide authorized builders sell, erect and finish the company’s products in 14 Southern, Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, The District of Columbia.

Turnkey Construction Process. A builder has the option to have a home 100% completed with our turnkey construction program where the entire comprehensive finishing of the interior and exterior of the home is completed. Or, an owner completion program which would allow the homeowner to complete a portion of the finishing touches of the home.

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  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    National Contact

    Rick Baker, Reg. VP Sales
    (800) 216-7001
  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    North Region

    Buddy King, Regional Sales Manager
    (804) 873-9840
  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    South Region

    Tony Reason, Regional Sales Manager
    (704) 502-3902
  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    Southeast Region

    Frank Marro, Regional Sales Manager
    (352) 870-9922
  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    Gulf Coast Region

    Jim Richards, Regional Sales Manager
    (251) 622-5356