Archive for December, 2009
Sterling Custom Homes has earned an impressive track record when it comes to industry awards. In the past 20 years, Sterling has been honored as a finalist and/or winner of over 100 Star, Max, Showcase and Parade Awards! This wide array of industry praise includes recognition for design and craftsmanship in a multitude of categories and price points. We have even been recognized as the TAB Texas Custom Builder of the Year – three times!
To achieve such longevity, Sterling has developed systems and processes that not only facilitate the operation of a successful business but also make the home building experience both organized and enjoyable for their clients. These processes have been developed over 20 years and are constantly being improved to adapt to changing client needs and advances in technology. Read More→
Bizjournal.com identified U.S. Metropolitan cities with the highest concentrations of high-tech companies, technology-oriented jobs, and workers with advanced degrees. With a high-tech workforce of more than 54,000, Austin ranks seventh on a list of the nation’s biggest tech cities with more than 500,000 residents.
The study focused on a group of high-tech industries defined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as businesses where at least a quarter of all employees are directly involved in technology-oriented work. This includes the aerospace, computer, control-instruments, pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries and scientific research-and-development services. Read More→
What is on your Christmas wish list this year? How about adding to it a luxury custom home in Austin? We are starting a new spec home in Flintrock Falls overlooking the #5 fairway. Being built by Sterling Custom Homes, you can be assured that the layout of the home has been carefully designed to maximize the natural views of the golf course from most every room in the house. So that you can make the most of the beautiful Texas climate as well as the views, the house has an expansive outdoor living area off of the main living level – a specialty of Sterling’s. And, the golf course views can also be enjoyed from the upstairs covered terrace.
While making the most of natural views and outdoor living areas is a specialty of Sterling’s, you’ll also find spacious rooms, unique features and fine finishes throughout the interior of the home. Read More→
The holidays bring with it many occasions to host gatherings and celebrations. This is the perfect opportunity to decorate your house in a festive way and show off your culinary abilities. However, it is also a time in which a well-designed home is imperative! Whichever room you choose to be the party room, it needs to be open and spacious as well as convenient to the kitchen. Sterling Custom Homes works with clients to create an exceptional layout that works with the needs of the client. In addition, these exquisite custom homes in Austin are complete without extra areas and features that make entertaining fun.
One great feature is the butler’s pantry and wet bar that can be used for setting out hors d’oeurves, desserts or serving drinks. This area easily becomes a popular gathering place filled with meaningful conversations among old and new friends, alike. Read More→
A recent study from Forbes.com ranks Austin as the #2 most popular city to move to in the United States, beating Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The state of Texas, with Austin as the fore runner, is attracting new residents seeking better job opportunities, and standard of living. An analysis of data from Relocation.com shows Texas continues to move in a positive direction. The data for the Relocation.com study was collected from 2007, 2008, and the first quarter of 2009.
Specifically, the results for Austin indicated that 60% of moving requests involved people wanting to move TO Austin. Read More→