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Whitestone Custom Homes
Even as Whitestone Custom Homes celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the company is
focused on the next 20 years by preparing to grow. BY BIANCA HERRON
" We started as an independently-owned family business, and
we are still one today.
As one of the largest custom homebuilders in the San Antonio market, Whitestone prides itself on
providing unparalleled quality.
Tim Rice founded Whitestone Custom Homes in 1998 because he saw a
WHITESTONE CUSTOM HOMES
www.whitestonehomes.com / Headquarters: Fair
Oaks Ranch, Texas / Employees: 12
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need for a local builder that could provide luxury custom designs and quality at an
affordable price. Nearly twenty years later, Whitestone has become one of the largest custom homebuilders in the San Antonio market thanks to its Practical Luxury
Program™, which emphasizes unique designs and custom architecture tailored to
customers' individual lifestyle.
Rice, who is president of the company, says Whitestone is a niche between higher-end production and super custom builders. "There are still few builders who do
what we do today, so we don't have much competition," he says.
Whitestone builds more than 40 homes per year, 85 percent of which are cus-