Synergy Building Company was established in 2000. Our company’s vision was to develop a customer-focused team, centered on professional, honest, and responsive communication with our customers. Our team of knowledgeable and dedicated experts strive to make a positive impact by continually improving our process to deliver a home building experience that results in our customer’s dreams becoming a reality.
We are proud of the job we are doing at providing exceptional quality and innovative projects at a value driven price while ensuring beauty, comfortable living spaces, and a solid long term investment for your family.
As we continue to improve the home building process, we also ensure our team continues to receive high level training in new home technologies so that we remain current in providing energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes for today’s changing lifestyles. Our approach to general contracting and construction management values the importance of schedules, budgets, and quality craftsmanship, while emphasizing clear communication and cooperative relationships.
Rick Allen,Owner & President of Synergy Building Company has been a successful business owner for over 25 years, He grew up in Illinois, where he got his first taste of the construction business delivering drywall to construction sites for a family owned building material supply company. He received his BA at Miami University of Ohio and an MSW at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Following his formal education, he worked at an agency in Eugene, Oregon where he supervised a large team of individuals dealing with child welfare concerns. After several years in social work, Rick returned to Illinois and purchased the family building materials supply business. He grew the company, and it became a leading supplier in the suburbs of Chicago. The desire to use his building materials expertise to build quality homes led him to broaden his focus. In 1995 , he moved to North Carolina with his wife and 3 sons and entered into a partnership with a skilled builder, named Tom Howlett . They had a mutual vision to build a company focused on quality, experience, and cooperation by teaming with owners, design professionals, and skilled contractors to provide an integrated approach to building. Since then, “Synergy Building” has successfully completed many beautiful , energy efficient homes and additions, while building positive experiences with owners and various construction professionals. Social welfare continues to be important Rick. He has acted on the board of directors for the Interfaith Council of Social Services and has been involved in many projects for the Community Land Trust network.