Horizon Custom Builders

Horizon Custom Builders is a family business that truly lives up to its name “Custom.”  With the understanding that building a home can be overwhelming, Horizon is committed to working directly with you during the home building process every step of the way. They are committed to building a quality, energy-efficient product at a fair price while remaining transparent throughout the process. Their goal is to create homes that are timeless, classic, inviting and uniquely yours.

Jay Dunn is president and co-owner of Horizon Custom Builders. He has over 25 years of experience building homes in the Triangle area. A Raleigh native and a graduate of NC State University College of Design, Jay is committed to providing clients with a positive building experience and guiding them through every detail of the construction process. Clients credit Jay for his easygoing personality and attention to the smallest details with the comfort and satisfaction they feel throughout the homebuilding process. Jay works closely with his wife, Brenda on all aspects of the design process and, together they have won multiple Parade of Homes awards. They live in Wake Forest, NC with their two teenage boys (Charles 18 and Sawyer 15).

Randy Cox is a former Tarheel and has been part of the Chapel Hill Community for more than 40 years. In 2005 Randy and his partner Jay Dunn founded Horizon Custom Builders. In 2008 Randy joined Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston and is now Vice President and Managing Broker of the Chapel Hill and Pittsboro offices. Randy is a Licensed General Contractor but most importantly he is married to a fantastic person, Tanya Carpenter Cox, and is the father of three wonderful children who has changed his life forever (Kennedy 17, Sydney 16 and Grayson 12).

Horizon looks forward to partnering with your family to build your dream home. They understand that they are not just building houses; they are building your home.