Why Pillar Custom Homes?

  • If you want a builder who is passionate about building and absolutely loves pleasing his clients, then Pillar Custom Homes is the builder you MUST talk to!
  • If you want a builder who is well educated in the classroom and in the field, then Pillar Custom Homes can satisfy you with Michael’s 25 years of construction experience and continuing education.
  • If you want a builder who builds Award Winning Homes, check out our Recognition page.
  • Check out what others are saying about Pillar Custom Homes by visiting our Testimonials page.
  • Choose a Builder for all these reasons but most importantly, choose Michael and Pillar Custom Homes for a Builder you can trust, loves what he does, and who cares about the things you care about!


  • Design-Build allowing a turn-key solution to build your Dream Project!
  • Build on your lot custom builder. We can build on virgin ground or tear down existing structures to make way for your project!
  • Work with our Architectural designer for a truly functional, cost-effective, cutting edge design.
    • We can also work with your architect of choice if that is your preference
  • No-obligation consultations along with a free comprehensive estimate for your project.
    • Estimates are complete and transparent – no hidden fees or costs

Green Building

Pillar Custom homes standard specifications always include extensive Green features. You can also have your custom project built to one of the standard certification programs including:
  • Austin Energy Green Building Program
  • National Association of Builders Green Building Certification Program
  • LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Michael Cohen, President and Master Builder received his CGP designation from the National Association of Home Builders. CGP or “Certified Green Professional” designation recognizes builders and renovators who incorporate green building principles into their projects.

So what does it mean to you that Pillar builds green?
  • Better indoor air quality
  • Lower home maintenance
  • Lower operating and energy costs
  • Quieter safer homes
  • Less impact on the environment
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