Fortress Builders of Columbia Setting the Bar Even Higher
Fortress Builders opened it's doors just four short years ago in November 2010. Although skeptics thought Fortress might have a hard time opening in the middle of the housing crunch it exceeded all expectations. The Principals Bill Sinnett managing partner and Tim Kern knew with a dynamic team they would do well. Fortress Builders has grown from 2 model homes in just a few neighborhoods to one of the fastest growing single family homebuilders, Winning the Tour of Homes two consecutive years.
Fortress Builders with only 9 employees has been tenacious at the new home market and has grown it land position to 23 neighborhoods throughout the Columbia, Lexington, Elgin and Chapin markets. "Fortress awesome growth can be attributed to great product, a great team and the ability to change and ad new and exciting features to our homes," Sinnett said. "An example is building our homes now with the Honeywell Tuxedo touch home automation and security. Fortress Builds to a higher standard of Energy Efficiency building all homes and having them inspected by a third party to the HERS Standards, building their homes to be as much as 30% more efficient than a normal code built home. Our homeowners are seeing the great advantage and cost savings. As for 2015 we are positioned to increase our sales at least 30-35%, we have great land position and are launching new product designs and increasing our Custom home sales by 20%. My team is excited and 2015 will prove to be a great year for us," Sinnett said.