• Do you own a home site in Jefferson County? Your first call should be to a builder, not an architect, says Bob Shearer


    Do you own a home site in Jefferson County? Your first call should be to a builder, not an architect, says Bob Shearer

    Hot off the Arvada Press! Ramps help disabled gain mobility


    Thirteen-year-old Jack Barnicle had a surprise waiting for him when he got home from school Aug. 27 — a new wheelchair ramp.

    The Golden teen has spastic quadriplegia, a form of cerebral palsy.

    As he has grown, it’s become more difficult for his family to lift him.


  • Come see G.J. Gardner's Parade of Homes model today, featuring a roomy ranch on five acres, plenty of options to personalize


    Jason August shows a personalized ranch on five acres in Elbert County, by builder Scott Moberg with G.J. Gardner Homes.

    by Mark Samuelson

    One builder in this year's Parade of Homes will be showing something that's particularly hard to find in today's…

  • In a market where tract-building dominates, G.J. Gardner will build you a ranch on an acre in Perry Park from the $500s


    Builder Scott Moberg shows off Inca Ridge, a newly opened tier of home sites west of Larkspur in Douglas County.

    By Mark Samuelson

    New single-family ranch plans are hard to find in the south metro area, period - and the few you'll encounter are restricted situations: smaller lots with…

  • In a small enclave in Applewood, everybody wants a ranch, and likes the custom-personalization of G.J. Gardner Homes


    by Mark Samuelson

    As G.J. Gardner Homes' chosen builder for all of Jefferson County, Bob Shearer custom-builds in the foothills as well as urban situations - but the place you can see his work today is a value-priced ranch enclave called Applewood Summit, off W. Colfax between…

  • In Northern Colorado, with lots of places to build custom, G.J. Gardner's Bill Stenberg offers creativity and economy


    Courtesy of Mark Samuelson

    With Colorado's economy running at a faster clip, no place shows wider horizons for custom building now than Northern Colorado - plenty of buyers coming for jobs and opportunities, and lots of exciting places to build. That's a perfect match…

  • A hot restaurant scene in Denver's Berkeley neighborhood: G.J. Gardner can put you within a block of Tennyson Street


    by Mark Samuelson

    Builder Dave Pagano with G.J. Gardner Homes Denver hears the story again and again from buyers who discover his contemporary urban duplexes surrounding the burgeoning Tennyson Street arts/dining district: "We've been looking at LoHi, but it's too expensive."…

  • Custom builder G.J. Gardner launches a gated enclave of ranch patio homes at Buffalo Run Golf Course from $290s


    by Mark Samuelson Custom builder Bill Anner loves the wide-open home sites in Adams County around Brighton (he's done 14 customs there this year), but today he's moving into new territory with something many Adams County area buyers have been asking for. At 10 a.m., Anner…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes announce new range of space smart houses


    G.J. Gardner Homes is proud to introduce its new Space Smart homes, a range of houses that have been specifically designed to optimise space within relatively confined…

  • Having it your way: New builder widens the playing field for buyers wanting more locations, more choices


    Courtesy of Mark Samuelson Denver Post Who are the dozen largest-volume homebuilders in Denver? You're familiar with every brand on that list, except for the very last: G.J. Gardner Homes. Calling itself 'the biggest builder no one ever heard of,' G.J. Gardner…

  • Enclaves of 5-acres home sites are surprisingly close, shown by two G.J. Gardner ranch models in Elbert County


    Courtesy of Mark Samuelson Denver Post In rolling countryside of Elbert County, out beyond the dye-cut subdivisions of city-sized lots where most builders show their stuff, lies a whole different world of site possibilities - ones surrounded by some serious elbow room; by…

  • In a pine-shrouded enclave south of Castle Rock, G.J. Gardner cuts down the price of custom building


    Courtesy of Mark Samuelson Denver Post As homes in Colorado show some solid appreciation, builders Bob and Nick Nettleton will show you a custom ranch today in a piney enclave in Douglas County that still sounds like a deal out of the recession years: It has 2,700 square…

  • Custom builders are seeing rapid sales in Front Range neighborhoods that the bigger builders won't touch


    Not everybody wants a house designed by a national big-name builder - and for living proof you can visit some fast-selling models today in two neighborhoods that big builders won't go near; one in Denver's Berkeley area, a short walk from restaurants on Tennyson Street near Highlands; the…

  • Parade of Homes People's Choice Award goes to GJ Gardner Falcon


    G.J. Gardner Homes Falcon won the People's Choice Award at the 2013 Colorado Springs Parade of Homes!

  • G.J Gardner Homes Named Top Franchise for Veterans


    Sacramento, Calif. (October 30, 2013) – G.J. Gardner Homes has been named one of the top 100 franchises for veterans by the Franchise Business Review (FBR). The FBR will release their Veterans & Franchising report on November…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Announces New Bakersfield, CA Franchise


    Bakersfield, Calif. (July 22, 2013) – One of California’s largest custom home builders, G.J. Gardner Homes, has announced that it will open a new franchise in Bakersfield, Calif. The new franchise, owned by longtime…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes to Develop Ocean View Properties in San Clemente, CA


    San Clemente, Calif. (June 12, 2013) -- One of California’s largest custom home builders, G.J. Gardner Homes, has announced it will be developing nine properties with views of the Pacific ocean in the prestigious community…

  • Identifying the leader, understanding the group and implementing change


    As the CEO of a large franchise, I am constantly making changes and implementing new procedures to my franchise system that can affect more than 110 franchisees around the world. Leadership in franchising can be tricky. Leadership is usually associated with being in charge, providing…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Receives Franchise Business Review Award


    by Emma Dettwiler

    Sacramento, Calif. (March 20, 2013) – North American custom home builder G.J. Gardner Homes has announced it was awarded fourth…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Announces New California Headquarters


    By Emma Dettwiler


  • G.J. Gardner Homes and Homes For Our Troops Partner Up To Provide New Home for Severely Wounded Soldier and Family


    UPDATE: Photos from Key Presentation. Click Here.

    G.J. Gardner Homes will present a check for $10,510 to Homes For Our Troops this Saturday,…

  • GJ Gardner Homes unveil state's first WaterSense home in Colorado Springs


    At a recognition event today, the U.S. EPA, Colorado Springs Utilities and the Colorado Water Conservation Board…

  • Colorado Springs' Green Parade home powered with solar


    Amanda H. Miller

    A new 3,900-square foot home in Colorado Springs combines the beauty of old-world design with energy efficiency and clean, affordable solar power.

  • Program helps veteran by giving a mortgage-free home: Homes for Our Troops will get a home built with wheelchair access.


    By Barbara Anderson

    Justin Bond lost a leg from injuries in an ambush in Iraq nearly seven years ago, but that hasn't kept him from moving forward with his life – and even starting a nonprofit organization to help fellow injured soldiers.

    Now a national…

  • Worldwide Home Builder Offers Executive Custom Home Design to Elk Grove Professionals


    (Courtesy of Elk Grove Economic Development Corp)

    Professionals locating to Elk Grove really can have it all! In addition to award-winning schools, world-class cultural amenities and an access to an abundance of recreational opportunities, residents can enjoy an affordable…

  • G.J. Gardner moves to Net-Zero Homes


    Wild Pointe Ranch in the Denver bedroom community ofElizabeth will be one of the largest energy conscious communities in the country…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Northgate sets the scene in the Colorado Springs Parade of Homes


    Sports Lover’s Paradise

    By Krissy Rushing

    What began as a show home for the 2010 Parade of Homes in Colorado Springs, Co., quickly became the crown jewel of this abode. As is often the case with show homes, the builder, G.J. Gardner Homes Northgate,was the one who invited…

  • Elk Grove opens a G.J. Gardner Homes Franchise


    A developer saw a housing turnaround and decided to open up an office in Elk Grove.

    G.J. Gardner, a major global homebuilder, chose Elk Grove to open a new office in a city that has been devastated by the housing collapse.

    “One of the hardest hit in the region, if not…

  • Aussie-Based Franchisor Maps Out Expansion Plans for U.S.


    By John Caufield (BUILDER 2011)

    By the end of 2011,G.J. Gardner Homes, a franchised custom home builder with offices around the world, expects to open franchises in Texas, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. At…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Wins Franchise Business Review Award


    North American custom home builder G.J. Gardner Homes has announced that it was awarded second place by Franchise Business Review (FBR) in the "under 50 units" category. FBR is a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction. It examines…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Falcon Making The News - and Bringing The News!


    G.J. Gardner Honmes Falcon owner Dennis Weets has been invited to be a guest columnist in the Colorado Springs Gazette! Well done Dennis! YOu can read his column here -…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Easing the Burden for First Home Buyers


    G.J. Gardner Homes Colorado has set about making things much easier for first home buyers by temaing up with the 'The Group Inc' - a major residential and commercail building group.

    Read the story here -

  • First Home buyers lap up Homebuyers Tax Credit


    G.J Gardner Homes Loveland has found the Homebuyers Tax Credit has people coming back a second time to re-investigsate building a new home.

    For the full story - click here -


  • G.J. Gardner Homes joins Fix Housing First


    G.J. Gardner Homes, an international homebuilding company with a franchise office in Fort Collins, recently joined the Fix Housing First coalition. The coalition supports a housing recovery plan to revive the economy.

    For the full story - click here -

  • New Custom-home Builder Remains Optimistic


    The real estate market has imploded, causing local home prices to plunge.

    But Kingsburg resident Mona Kreiter isn't discouraged about her custom-home building business. Although she expects the number of customers to decrease by 70 percent compared to the boom years, she's…

  • Auburn California now G.J. Gardner Homes Territory!


    G.J. Gardner Homes offers new custom home options for Auburn

    The latest Northern California franchise of G.J. Gardner Homes celebrated its grand opening at 660 Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn.

    Owned by home builder Chris Hewell, this franchise of G.J. Gardner Homes offers…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes Partners with Belmont Ridge




    LOVELAND, CO -- G.J. Gardner Homes, a leading international custom home builder, will make its debut in Windsor through an agreement with…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes opens in Folsom, California.


    G.J. Gardner Homes opens new showroom in Folsom

    Bender Builders, Inc. d.b.a. G.J. Gardner Homes wishes to announce the establishment of its new showroom located at 6693 Folsom-Auburn Road, Suite M, near Greenback in Folsom. Doug, Dan and Trina Bender, with dozens of custom…

  • G.J. Gardner Homes California on Air!


    Recently, Greg Dettwiler and some of the G.J. Gardner Homes California team featured on the Valley Life program on KMPH Fox 26 channel to spread the news on what G.J. Gardner Homes offers new home builders today.

    Click on the link below to see the interview.

  • Now's the Time to Build in California!


    Recently, Greg Dettwlier, the Master Franchisee for G.J. Gardner Homes in California, appeared on the Central Valleys News Station, on a show called 'The Today Show', hosted by Alex Delgado.

    Greg explains that although the central California Valley has experienced a severe downturn…

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