Impeccable Custom-Built Homes

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

Local Expertise. World-Class Quality.

With over 1,000 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.

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®.


Clean lines, contemporary materials and extensive use of glass set the stage for this wide open, welcoming home.

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

Inspired Living

We agonize over all the design details that go into building a custom home for our clients. These impeccably-designed homes are sure to serve as a catalyst to inspire your imagination, and ultimately making your dream home a reality.

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.