Custom Home Builder Gainesville, FL

The custom builder of choice in Gainesville and all of Alachua and Columbia counties.

Home prices starting from the $650s

Local Expertise. World-Class Quality.

With over 1,200 homes built, Barry Rutenberg and Associates, Inc. is among the most respected custom home builders in Gainesville. Beginning in 1973 and operating today as an independently owned franchise of AR Homes®, the team brings unrivaled experience, knowledge, and expertise to their customers.

Hear from Lisa Rutenberg

A Trusted Local Expert with a Family Legacy of Excellence And Daughter to the Long Time Local Builder, Barry Rutenberg.

Lisa Rutenberg Custom Home Builder in Gainesville, FL
Our Ratings Speak For Themselves

AR Homes® Gainesville (Barry Rutenberg and Associates) earns exceptional Google ratings and consistently earns top marks on Avid surveys.

New Custom Home Plans

AR Homes® has been on the cutting edge of home design since its inception and our newest custom home plans are no different. These new layouts are designed with modern, luxury living in mind.

Experience is Believing

Our homes speak for themselves. Discover firsthand the innovative design and quality of AR Homes® by visiting one of our furnished model homes. Each model home represents exquisite detail, meticulous craftsmanship and surprisingly functional design that’s become synonymous with AR Homes®.


Located on the Southwest side of Gainesville, Oakmont is a luxury master planned development. This resort style community offers residents a perfect combination of amenities arranged around an impressive Resident Club, which houses a state-of-the-art fitness center and grand gathering room. Privacy and effortless living on 1/3 acre and 1-acre estate size homesites.


AR Homes® Vizcaya model home open daily. Schedule a tour today!

Vizcaya Model Home Gainesville, FL
Our Plans,
Your Vision

Our proprietary Personalized Floor Plan process allows you to bring your unique vision to our home designs. Each of our home plans is fully customizable in days, rather than weeks or months.

Overall quality of the house is fantastic, the plan is beautiful. Experience is very positive. If I were to build again, I would choose AR Homes®.”

- Dr. Sridharan Guruangan

“Vaishali and I want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything Miss Lisa, you, and the entire team at AR Homes® have done for us.

Our dream of building this home would not have been possible without you all. We’ll be ever grateful to you all. Thank you very much!!”

Prashant Patel
Creekside Model Home
Customized Master Bath
Inspired Design

As idyllic as our award-winning model homes may be, the perfect home is defined only by you. Our design team works closely with you to help transform your ideas, inspirations, and experiences into your custom dream home.

Enjoy a Complimentary Edition of AR Living®

The newly reimagined AR Living® magazine showcases stunning photography, editorial content, design trends and much more.  At AR Homes® we boast one of the nation’s most accomplished residential design teams who continually innovate, and pioneer new concepts inspired by emerging trends in architecture and design. Our hope is that the current edition of AR Living® inspires you to make your dream home a reality.

Call us today to receive yours: 352-373-3405

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