For more than 35 years Hoebeke Builders, Inc. (HBI) has been a “build-to-suit,” contract-only residential construction company specializing in luxury private homes across North Texas. Run by one of the straightest-talking home builders to have ever lifted a hammer, Bob Hoebeke based his company on a time-tested, client-based system of project administration. And he was doing it before technology knew the name Alexa.

“We collect our customer’s wishes and dreams, translate them into practical and elegant living spaces,” says Bob. “And that’s where real life happens!”

HBI’s philosophy could be a five second “elevator statement”: HBI is in the “tailor made suit” business for homes: nothing off the rack which needs alteration to fit, because our homes are all tailor-made.

Working with clients closely, HBI builds a “project team” comprised of architect, contractor, interior designer, and landscape architects. HBI assembles all of the disciplines necessary to maximize the project’s potential, while minimizing cost and inefficiency. Bob’s even written a book about it! UnHinged: a Homebuilder’s Secrets for Saving Time and Money  which outlines his common sense approach to building your greatest asset.

“Ideally, 80 percent of the project should be planned around our client’s table, just 20 percent finalized in the field,” says Bob. “Not the other way around!” (more…)