Media Contact

Lake Carolina
300 Long Pointe Lane, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29229
Phone: 803-736-5253

May 21, 2009

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 21, 2009) – Lake Carolina is proud to announce that of the top 100 builders in the United States according to builderonline.com, three can be found building right here at Lake Carolina. D.R. Horton was announced as the number one homebuilder in the nation. Great Southern Homes was ranked number 72 and Essex Homes SE was ranked 86.

D.R. Horton operates in 73 markets across the nation. The single-family, detached homes are priced from $80,000 to over $750,000. DR Horton currently builds in the Sandy Glen neighborhood of Lake Carolina and has many sold out communities throughout Lake Carolina.

Great Southern Homes has been building quality homes since 1999. Considered the Southeast’s fastest growing homebuilder, they build homes in Columbia, Summerville, Chapin, Lexington, Sumter and Rock Hill. Great Southern Homes currently builds in two Lake Carolina neighborhoods, Centennial and Harborside. These homes range in price from the $140s to the $480s.

Essex Homes SE began as a small custom home building company in Aiken, S.C. in 1985 and grew into a nationally recognized corporation. They have been named Builder of the Year numerous times. Essex Homes SE prides itself on its superior customer satisfaction rate of 96 percent. Ashland Downs, Ashland Grove, Ashland Falls, Berkeley Manor, Waterford Corners, Centennial Lakes and Pinnacle Ridge are all Essex neighborhoods within Lake Carolina.

For more information on properties at Lake Carolina contact the Information Center at (803) 736-LAKE (5253).

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