Builders & Architects


In this age of readily available stock plans, an architect may seem like an unnecessary luxury, however, having a unique home designed to take full advantage of your specific lot adds to your experience of living, and also to your resale value. An architect acts as your ally throughout the construction process, providing critical oversight and quality control.

Arcon Architects & Builders, LLC
15740 Hwy 11 North, Suite 3B
Salem, South Carolina 29676
(864) 944-0222
Ron Welch is a talented architect with a developed sense of local style.

MHK Architects
Mitch Lehde

Summerour Architects
1829 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
(404) 603-8585
Summerour Architects is a team of experienced design professionals led by Principal Keith Summerour. For new clients, please contact Drew Kinney at

TS Adams Design Studio
Tim Adams
Atlanta, GA


Selecting a builder is critical but in the communities we represent, the most difficult part is deciding on which of the approved builders suits you best. Each one offers fantastic options. The builders listed below have proven track records, are pre-approved for most communities, and can take you through several completed projects in the communities that highlight their capabilities. Your architect and builder need to work as a team. Be sure to meet with them together prior to making final selections.

Stillwater Group, LLC
145 Upper Lake Drive
Easley, SC  29640
Brandon Eich, Founder and President
A custom home builder since 1992, Brandon established The Stillwater Group to bring his in-depth experience and professional partners to create homes for the most discerning clients. He brings fresh ideas, clarity of vision, constant communication and endless energy to guide each project from initial concept to move-in day. Brandon treats each client like family, and has established lifetime friendships with many of his clients due to his great character and commitment to each and every home he builds.

Don Snyder Corporation
1447 Jones Mill Road
Fountain Inn, South Carolina 29644
(864) 862-2007
Don Snyder is one of a few builders with proven Timber Frame experience, as well as experience building around the lake.

Gabriel Builders, Inc
52 Parkway Commons Way
Greer, South Carolina 29650
(864) 879-3035
Gus Rubio’s gallery page highlights the extensive range of homes his company has completed and the many communities where he has had proven success.

Morgan-Keefe Builders
6 Legend Drive Lane
Arden, North Carolina 28704
(828) 693-8562
Malcolm Morgan and his team have been building at Lake Keowee since the inception of the Cliffs and Reserve. They have a reputation for quality work, innovative materials and design, and service that continues beyond completion of the project. 

Ridgeline Construction Group, Inc
Ray Floral

Keowee Pools
(864) 506-6388
Keowee Pools is committed to making your dream a reality, whether you envision a family gathering place, extension of your home’s entertainment area, or personal oasis, our professional team of designers and craftsmen will employ the highest standards to create an in ground pool or spa which surpasses your aspirations and expectations.

Reini Construction, LLC
100 Brook Laurel Ln
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 915-2918
Benji Reini is the leading builder in the Greenville area with expertise in building a high quality home that suits your style. Our top Greenville real estate expert, Cate Thompson, entrusted his services to build her own modern home. 

Arcon Architects & Builders, LLC
15740 Hwy 11 North, Suite 3B
Salem, South Carolina 29676
(864) 944-0222
Ron Welch is a talented architect with a developed sense of local style.

Jeff Holder Builders, Inc
250 Pine Grove Church Road
Sunset, South Carolina 29685
(864) 868-4008
Jeff Holder Builders has been constructing custom built residences for three decades, specializing in north Lake Keowee communities such as The Reserve and The Cliffs.  I have personally sold a number of Jeff’s custom builds and the clients have been unanimously impressed with his quality workmanship and easy going style.   Jeff’s follow up and after sales service has been invaluable to me many years after original home construction.   –  Justin Winter 

Dock Builders & Shoreline Stabilization

All docks as well as any shoreline stabilization work must be permitted by Duke Energy prior to installation and when making any changes.

Carolina Dock, Inc
(864) 885-0432

Kroeger Marine Corporation
Docks & Erosion Control
(864) 882-7671

Jimmy Clark
(864) 420-0189

T&M Custom Docks
Authorized Dealer for Flotation Systems, Inc
Donnie Thacker
(864) 226-8169

Renovation Contractors

Truman Builders
P.O. Box 1507
Pickens, SC 29671
Josh Rusher – 864-505-9568
Josh has satisfied many of our Cliffs and Reserve home owners over the past 10 years, in addition to doing personal jobs for a number of our Associates.  He’s a renovations and damage control expert. Josh couldn’t come more highly recommended.