Austin Business Journal 2013 Custom Home Builders of the Year, Steve Zbranek & Tony Holt of Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes Awarded 2013 Custom Home Builder of the Year by Austin Business Journal
Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes of Austin is honored to be recognized as the the 2013 Custom Home Builder of the Year by the Austin Business Journal at its annual Residential Real Estate Awards event. Each year the Austin Business Journal (ABJ) hosts this award ceremony honoring the 50 Top Residential Real Estate Agents, Custom Home Builders, Production Home Builders, Green Builders, and Master-Planned Communities. The Austin Business Journal recognized Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes for providing award-winning home designs, successful use of technology and their relentless dedication to their clients, as well as being an important community partner. The Journal noted Zbranek & Holt’s strength as an industry leader with over $14Million in annual sales volume last year and their very successful business model of only building pre-sold custom homes. Since the do not own land or build unsold speculative homes, they are able to secure the company’s financial future indefinitely as they are debt free. Additionally, the Journal credited their adaptive ability to suit a growing number of clients who live in other cities and states during the construction of their new Austin area homes. This customization has enabled long distance relocating clients to better enjoy the process as they stay fully connected to their project from other cities. Founder, Steve Zbranek stated “Our goal is to make the homebuilding process as fun and stress-free, for our clients, as we possibly can. Whether folks are living here during construction or building their home from another city, we truly understand that building a home from scratch can be a fun and creative process, but also an incredibly stressful event. For that reason we have worked tirelessly over the past seven years to adjust our model and improve the customer experience throughout construction. This has resulted in highly satisfied clients who compliment our process and would build with us again
Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes is widely recognized as one of the preeminent luxury custom home builders in the greater Austin and Texas hill country area. The commitment to providing their clients with quality construction and innovative design along with their dedication to the highest level of customer satisfaction are the hallmarks of Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes. During construction each of their homes are supervised by a Certified Graduate Master Builder who is also a Certified Green Building Professional and are tracked on our online project management system. As a full-service design-build firm they strive to provide each client with a custom home designed specifically around their family’s individual lifestyle needs, desires, and architectural design preferences.
The company’s also strives to be a strong community partner; in doing so Steve Zbranek, currently serves as Chairman of the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce and was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the city’s first Visitors Commission. He recently chaired a local “Dancing with the Stars” charity fund raiser for the Lake Travis Community Library, and often donates his boat for charitable organizations to use for popular Lake Travis Sunset Cruises. Business partner, Tony Holt, served as President of the Highland Lakes Builders Association last year expanding the board of directors for a better cross section of industry experts. He facilitated the merger of the Building Association of the Highland Lakes and the Hill County Home Builders Association, forming the new Hill Country Builders Association. The merger effectively doubled the size and scope of the Association and greatly improved fiscal soundness of the association. Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes proudly builds luxury custom homes throughout the Texas Hill Country including greater Austin, Westlake, Lakeway, Lake Travis, Dripping Springs, Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay, Highland Lakes, Burnet, Johnson City, Wimberley, Fredericksburg, Georgetown and Round Rock.