About Custom Homes by Cory

We are a second generation, family-owned and operated business with more than 60 years of combined construction expertise.

60 years of combined construction experience

Custom Homes by Cory is an industry-leading, custom home builder serving central Indiana, including the South and East sides of Indianapolis. We are a second generation, family-owned and operated business with more than 60 years of combined construction expertise.

Custom Homes by Cory has built its outstanding reputation by providing our customers with reliable, quality workmanship, an attention to detail uncommon in the industry, competitive pricing, and a dedication to establishing personal relationships that resonate throughout the community. Whether you’re building on an open lot in a subdivision, or have purchased property outside a traditional neighborhood, we can guide you through the process of building your dream home.

What Sets Custom Homes by Cory Apart?

  • We use only the highest quality materials
  • We have developed trusted, long-term connections with our subcontractors
  • We manage all projects with cloud-based project managment software that our clients can interact with, ensuring all timelines are met
  • We use only the best crews to maintain our focus on quality
  • We provide comprehensive oversight of all projects
  • We offer free design services to help you visualize your dream home or remodeling plan
  • We have never built the same home twice
  • We extend the option to engage with our realtor services to streamline the purchasing process

We are members of the following trade organizations

Your Custom Homes by Cory Team

Cory Carpenter

Cory Carpenter

President

Cory has been designing homes since she got her first Barbie doll house at five! Cory holds a B.S. and M.A. in Education, but her true passion lies in the creative process. Cory has a true eye for design and attention to detail. She is passionate about personalizing space to meet her clients’ needs. Cory doesn’t consider this a job, but rather a luxury to get to be part of creating something beautiful and unique. When Cory is not designing homes, she spends every spare minute of time with her family. Cory enjoys travelling, going to art fairs and antique stores, creating art, baking, attending theater productions, and being a taxi service to her daughter.

Forrest Carpenter

Forrest Carpenter

Vice President/Managing Broker

Forrest has more than 17 years of experience in construction and real estate sales and management. Forrest’s meticulous attention to detail, coupled with his honest and sincere personality, make for a great fit with client relations. Forrest graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Environmental Health & Science, which has been a great marriage with the building business. Forrest was the recipient of the 2007 Builder of the Year award, is a past president of Johnson County Builder’s Association, a member of the BAGI Board of Directors, and a board member of the Johnson County Builder Council. Forrest enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, fishing, landscaping his yard, listening to good music, being involved in the community, travelling, trying new cuisines, and sports.

Rick Jones

Rick Jones

Owner/Builder

Rick began his construction career in 1970. He has a dynamic background that includes experience in residential construction, commercial construction, land development, remodeling services, and real estate sales. Rick feels passionate about how the structures he participates in building will stand as his legacy. Rick truly enjoys the process and is sincere in his unwavering determination to build with integrity. Rick also enjoys architecture, racing, classic cars, reading, spending time with his family, travelling, working in the yard, and following his love for thoroughbred racing.

Are you ready to begin building your dream home or start your remodeling project?

Contact us today

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