J.W. York Homes is a home building team located in Athens, GA that specializes in the design and construction of both custom and speculative single family homes.
Our homes exceed the typical “code built” new construction homes that most builders are currently producing.
We have developed a system for our homes that promotes energy efficiency, indoor air quality, water conservation, and long lasting quality products. The result is a home that costs less to operate and maintain, is healthier for your family, has more sustainable characteristics, and will compete favorably with future home inventory.
We pride ourselves in our customer service from our first interviews with clients, until we hand you the keys, and beyond. We feel it is imperative to be up front about pricing, provide proper budgets and schedules for selections, and involve our clients in the process. We use an online project management software to keep our clients informed with schedules, budgets, change orders, and selections.
All of these systems combined make it easy for us to stand behind our homes 100%.
J.W. York Homes will be a leader in building the next generation of homes. These homes must not only be attractive, functional, and provide value, but they must be responsible, efficient, and friendly to the environment that we all share.
Jared York – President
I have been applying a disciplined approach to building homes since starting J.W. York Homes. I have a reputation of dependability as a builder in the area and maintain strong relationships with all of my clients. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems at the University of Georgia before starting my home building company. I strive to be at the leading edge of energy efficiency in my construction and pursue new techniques and strategies to improve on this with every passing project. I treat every project with equal respect from student housing to multi-million dollar homes. I believe this is the only way to truly be a successful builder.
Kris Pittard – Selections Coordinator
Having grown up with a father who built homes, I knew I wanted to be in residential building and design at a very early age. After having received my bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from the University of Georgia, I spent several years developing my skills in project management and design. My experience was gained through conceptualizing, coordinating, and executing small and large-scale events and temporary and permanent installations at schools, churches, conferences, and corporate offices. As project coordinator with J.W. York Homes, I have the privilege of guiding clients through the selections process of finding the perfect finishes for their home while making sure those selections are made on time and on budget. It is my goal to ensure that everything comes together in such a way that the house we build becomes your dream home. I also love to get involved locally and am currently serving on the Athens Technical College Advisory Committee for Interior Design.
Joe Miehe – Purchasing Manager
I received my bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Southern Polytechnic State University. I have a thorough understanding of the building process and oversee materials purchasing to make sure we pass along the best price to our clients. I also manage accounting and budgets for our construction projects. While some companies will try to hide mark-ups or kick-backs, we allow you full access to our budgets and discounts, saving you money and lending you peace of mind.
Scott Scaffe – Project Manager
I’m always trying to improve my methods and I enjoy the relationships that are built in the process – with subcontractors and clients. Beginning my construction career in 1978, I spent several years gaining experience in all areas of framing, carpentry, and masonry and in 1986 I built my first home. Through the ups and downs of the housing market, I have had a chance to work on all types of residential projects – from custom to production to remodeling. I have always felt a sense of achievement from looking back on a finished product. I see every day as a chance to improve methods, hone skills, and build relationships with clients and subs alike.
Bill McQuillan – Project Manager
I have been building houses for 35 years. I received my Bachelors of Science in Construction Management from Florida International University after having already worked in the field since I was young. My favorite part about my job is when a client moves into their new home and is satisfied with the completed work. When they feel like they have a house that is not only built with quality and integrity, but also with energy efficiency, that’s when I’m most content with my work.