Tampa Bay’s custom homebuilders (Photos)

Tampa Bay’s custom home market is hot. Driven by rising land prices, the majority of custom homes are on the smaller side — but not without their touches of luxury.

One builder reported a request for a gold toilet; others have built ice rinks and theaters within custom homes. As the region’s business base grows, so does demand for custom home sites.

Those on the older side of the millennial spectrum who delayed buying a first home due to the recession are now considering home ownership, perhaps… …read more