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Distinctive Projects Built on a Commitment to Integrity & Excellence

Highlander Construction & Development specializes in commercial construction, single and multi family residential construction, custom home building, and land development. The Company has been proudly serving customers throughout Southwest Virginia since 1999. Company President and Founder, James Oliver, also provides business, organizational, and marketing consulting for companies related to the building and construction industry.

Highlander Construction and Development is a value driven and vision oriented company. Built on a commitment to integrity, value, superior craftsmanship, and unmatched customer service, Highlander Construction & Development is widely recognized as one of the premier builders and general contractors in Southwest Virginia. In 2009 the company was awarded “Builder of the Year” by the New River Valley Home Builder’s Association in part for its attention to detail and steadfast dedication to excellence. 2013 NRVHBA Community Service AwardIn 2010 the company was awarded the “Design Excellence Award” by the New River Valley Homes Builders Association (NRVHBA) for the original design and construction of the homes on Piedmont Street in Blacksburg, Virginia. In 2014 the company was awarded the “Community Service Award” by the New River Valley Homes Builders Association (NRVHBA) for the Home For The Troops project for former marine SSgt. Jeremy Austin and his family.

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Build a custom homeLooking to Build a Custom Home? Why now is the best time to build a custom home. Land Planning and DevelopmentNeed Help with Land Planning & Development? Along with our civil engineering team, we design and develop improvements to raw land. Business Consulting ServicesTake your business to the next level with our Business Consulting Services.

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