At Seigle’s we are proud to have so many devoted customers. It tells us we are honoring our philosophy to Deliver Value, Keep Promises, and Be the Best. One customer we have been proud to serve over the past 20 years is Capital Homes. We spoke with Al Lander, Vice President of Capital Homes, who manages day-to-day operations from land planning to sales, design, construction and warranty. He has been involved in the residential construction industry in the Chicagoland area since 1972.
We sat down with Al to get a rundown of the company, their work, and to feature our latest project together.
Tell us More about Capital Homes.
Capital Homes is a custom homebuilder that has built stylish, affordable custom single-family residences in the northwest suburbs of Chicago for the past 15 years. We specialize in building what we call “Cluster Communities”, which are created by taking older homes or vacant lots and developing a new, vibrant neighborhood with well-designed, built-to-suit, energy-efficient homes. We also build single lot custom homes utilizing modifications of our existing model plan group or build full custom designed homes with our in-house design capabilities.
Why do your homebuyers choose Capital Homes?
We have over 40 years of expertise in sales, design and construction, providing a high quality product, at an affordable price and always an enjoyable building experience for every customer.
Our goal is for each customer to love their home for life. We give them a comfortable home where they can live the way they desire, with all the features built in for their unique wants and needs…and a home that is constructed with experience, craftsmanship, and a focus and understanding on the importance of comfort, energy-efficiency and durability.
Why do you love what you do?
Building a new home can be very exciting and have a positive effect on the quality of life for our homebuyers’ and their families for years to come. I love that we commit to offer that to every Capital Homes customer.
Tell us about your current work with Seigle’s.
We currently purchase cabinets and kitchen/bath countertops and work with Sally Gange on design and planning. Sally personally meets each of our customers and walks them through the standard layouts, customizing requirements and assisting them through the process. Capital Homes focuses on customizing to meet every customers specific needs and desires and on several occasions Sally has been an important part of the pre-contract design, pricing and sales process.
Why do you choose Seigle’s?
I have been working with the Seigle’s family for over 20 years purchasing lumber, millwork and cabinets. During that time every member of their staff I have worked with has shown a high level of knowledge, experience, courtesy and a commitment to finding solutions for every project. In addition, Seigle’s provides us with top quality materials and competitive prices on those rare occasions that a problem occurs, Seigle’s has always done the “right thing” to quickly resolve any issues.
What is your favorite recent project with Seigle’s?
Our most recent project is Sterling Woods Subdivision in South Elgin, a new community with 37 half acre plus homesites, many of them heavily wooded. The site features a 13 acre wooded common area with several ponds and a winding creek. Sally was extremely helpful with cabinet design, color and style selections for our new Birch II model, which is a first floor master suite plan. Homes in the community range from $410,000 to $485,000. We offer many opportunities to customize each plan.
Thank you, Capital Homes, for allowing us to serve your cabinetry needs!
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