JWB builds luxury homes as an independently owned and operated AR Homes® franchise. Our management team has over 60 years of combined homebuilding experience. With owners Jeff and Debbie Bartholomew involved in all aspects of construction, JWB has won a number of awards for homebuilding excellence and has a well-earned reputation for delivering custom homes through a relaxed and comfortable building experience.

For a true customer-focused and collaborative new home experience, let JWB take care of your vision. Because when you’ve designed it yourself, home sweet home becomes Home Dream Home.

Where We Build:
St. James Plantation – Southport, NC
The Bluffs on the Cape Fear – Leland, NC
Riverlights – Wilmington, NC
On Your Lot in Wilmington and Southport
On Your Lot in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties

Our Builders

Jeff and Debbie Bartholomew have a strong reputation for building high quality, energy efficient, luxury custom homes in the Coastal Carolina area. They also have a well-earned reputation for being very easy to work with and making the building experience fun.

JWB, Inc. Custom Homes, an independently owned and operated franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, has been building custom homes in southeast North Carolina for over 17 years. Jeff and Debbie work closely with their construction team - the subcontractors, suppliers, trade partners, and community associations - to craft fantastic homes. The final piece of this team is you, the homeowner. They take great pride in helping you discover the vision of your dream home and then creating a home you are excited to live in.

Visit Our Model Homes

Your Home Dream Home may be closer than you think. Select any pin on the map below and the contact information will display to the left. Click the model name on the left for additional model home information.

Allara 1689

3285 Oceanic Bay Drive
Southport, NC 28461

Model Hours:
Monday through Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

3285 Oceanic Bay Drive
Southport, NC 28461


Contact Debra Woodall or Christine Rogers  for more information.

910-707-3679

ARH Homes