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About Mark Saunders Luxury Homes

Capturing the ideas of our clients and turning them into reality… This is our passion.

Whether it’s a permanent residence or seasonal vacation home, a low country cottage or country club estate, on the waterfront or the golf course, Mark Saunders Luxury Homes’ design and construction standards are unparalleled. We’ll build your Carolina dream as a collaboration between your vision and our skills. A key to our success has always been the close, reliable communication we establish with our clients. Every home is part choice and part creation and we’ll work closely with you as every detail is prescribed and completed.

Meet The Team

Jennifer Gorum

Design & Construction Coordinator

Jennifer adds the “Luxury” to Mark Saunders Homes with her artistic style and timeless touch. Our very talented Design and Construction Coordinator specializes in all selections from kitchen and bath cabinetry, the latest in indoor and outdoor lighting, to beautifully blended hues of color throughout your new home.

Fun or Fabulous, it’ll be just right for you.

Mike Cox

Custom Renovation Specialist

Mike is our Custom Renovation Specialist and he is dedicated to the highest standards of both quality of workmanship and client satisfaction. He’ll manage your renovation as a turn-key project, from design concept and scope of work, to completed construction.

You won’t believe the before and after!

Anhtony Carr

New Home Sales Consultant

With a degree in Civil Engineering, Anthony joined the home building industry 23 years ago and is the highest performing New Home Sales Consultant on the team. He has a strong passion for new home design including the development of floor plans and all elevations.

Move a wall? Add another bath? No problem.

Angela Giovinazzi

Purchasing Manager

Angela comes to us with more than 25 years of experience in residential and commercial construction project management and real estate development in New York City and in Islip, Long Island, New York. She moved to Wilmington in 2020, working remotely for a firm in New York City and achieving a long-time dream of living in the South near the beach.

Helping to create budgets that meet the client’s vision for their home while vetting vendors to ensure quality is their top priority.

Brad Cook

Growing up in small town Kernersville, North Carolina, Brad developed a passion for building while watching and learning from the skilled hands of his grandfather, JT Cook. From an early age, he instilled a work ethic in him on his job sites that Brad has taken with him throughout his adult life. JT made sure that Brad understood exactly what it takes to be a skilled builder, as he always led with a philosophy of quality and integrity first. Those lessons are the exact fundamentals that have guided Brad through more than 20 successful years of project management in with high end building. Joining Mark Saunders Luxury Homes is something he is very proud of. Simply put they build the right way! Brad is the very proud dad of his daughter McKayla.

Burton Sydnor

Director of Sales & Marketing

As the Director of Sales and Marketing, Burton will outline your building agreement, our agreed-upon price, construction schedule, and responsibilities. He develops and executes the marketing and sales strategies for the team with an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.

Bill Gordon

Bill has been building custom homes in Brunswick County for 35 years. He loves to build custom homes and bringing friends along the way. He has built over 300 custom homes, taking them from planning to completion. Bill enjoys cookouts with his wife of 36 years, Sarah, his son Cody, and daughter Elizabeth. He also enjoys saltwater fishing and the beach.

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We’re passionate about this beautiful area of the country and feel privileged to be living and working in Brunswick County, North Carolina. We understand that with every privilege comes responsibility. We’ve earned a reputation for being caring stewards of this precious environment and we take the time to help our clients design homes that harmonize with nature, creating a foundation for a fulfilling, more balanced life.

Mark Saunders Luxury Homes has several decades of experience building the most beautiful homes on the southeastern coast of North Carolina. Our team of seasoned and dedicated professionals provides skilled and conscientious expertise to every phase of home design, construction, and client satisfaction. We build with an unprecedented commitment to our clients, standing behind everything we do with confidence and long after you’ve closed on your home. All new homes are backed by a six-year warranty on all structural components and a one-year warranty on all other items. It’s our Mark of Excellence Guarantee.

And, most of all, a promise… Exceeding your expectations is our greatest reward. When you choose a home design from Mark Saunders Luxury Homes, you are assured innovation, quality, and, most of all, a promise of exceptional service and care, and a home that is beautiful from every perspective.

Visit the Mark Saunders Luxury Homes Sales and Design Center today at 3184 Holden Beach Road, Holden Beach, NC 28470 or call 910.842.8200 to set up an appointment.

About Our Company

The Coastal Companies® family began decades ago on the island of Holden Beach. It is now proudly comprised of Mark Saunders Luxury Homes, Coastal Construction, Coastal Development & Realty, Coastal Vacation Resorts, The Mortgage Company, five championship golf courses, and an impressive class of coastal communities, including Ocean Ridge Plantation, Rivers Edge Golf Club & Plantation, SeaScape at Holden Plantation, and Seawatch at Sunset Harbor.

Our companies work interdependently to create a coastal lifestyle beyond the ordinary and expected. We’re dedicated to maintaining high standards of excellence and faithful stewardship of some of the most spectacular properties in southeastern North Carolina. As a result, The Coastal Companies provides exacting services, from choosing a vacation property to selecting the perfect home site and building your dream home to loan origination and financing. Every detail is important to us because it’s important to you.