New Home Communities Wilmington, NC

Award-winning new home construction in Wilmington at Riverlights, St. James Plantation, The Bluffs.

Exceptional New Home Communities For Custom Built Homes

At JWB, whether building in a new home community, or on your private lot, we believe that an extraordinary custom built home should be even further elevated by an exquisite setting. For that reason, we take great pride in our years of local expertise helping clients find the perfect location to build their new home in Wilmington, NC, at Riverlights, St. James Plantation, and The Bluffs. Our goal is to ensure an effortless luxury experience for every one of our custom homebuyers, tailored to your desires and perfectly situated to bring your vision to life.


This vibrant and growing community in Wilmington, North Carolina, on the Cape Fear River, includes a beautiful marketplace with walkable shops and restaurants. The park features a community oyster roast and picnic areas as well as miles of nature trails. Residents luxuriate at the Lake House and exercise at the Fitness Center overlooking a 38-acre lake. Riverlights is close to downtown Wilmington but set in its own cozy and quiet riverside location.

St. James Plantation

Located in Southport, in Brunswick County, St. James Plantation is one of the most successful coastal communities in North Carolina. The gated community includes four golf courses with 81 holes of golf and four clubhouses. It also features a full marina with a marketplace, 155 wet slips and dry storage for 320 boats with access to the Intracoastal Waterway. Homeowners enjoy the private beach club on nearby Oak Island. St. James Plantation is close to the charming town of Southport and all the Brunswick County beaches. Residents also enjoy living a short drive from the vibrant culture, services and boutique shopping in Wilmington.

The Bluffs on Cape Fear

This quiet gated riverfront community in Leland, North Carolina is just 15 minutes from downtown Wilmington and boasts large, wooded homesites, a two-acre riverfront park on the Cape Fear River, a resort-style pool and clubhouse, and a private beach club on nearby Oak Island. In a true neighborhood setting, residents soon know each other by name in this golf cart-friendly community.

On Your Lot in Brunswick & New Hanover Counties

This area covers the southeast corner of North Carolina and includes homesites and communities as varied as downtown Wilmington to beachfront homes, golf course communities, and acreage out on the country. We build on your lot both in planned communities and in individual home sites or properties throughout the Southport, Wilmington, Brunswick County and New Hanover County areas.