CARY, NC – Baker Residential, an award-winning homebuilder rapidly expanding its footprint in the Northeast and Carolinas, has announced the appointment of two lead executives to further fuel its notable growth in strategic housing markets along the East Coast.
Lawrence Lane has been tapped as President of the North Carolina Division where he will direct all aspects of the developer’s operations in the Tar Heel State, including land acquisition and development, sales and marketing, construction, customer relations and financial and asset management. Prior to joining Baker Residential, Mr. Lane served as Division President in the Raleigh-Durham area for two national homebuilders – Meritage Homes and Pulte Homes. A 1993 graduate of Duquesne University and 1998 graduate of the University of Pittsburg, Mr. Lane has led the day-to-day operations for hundreds of residential units and overseen hundreds of millions in revenue and capital in his previous roles.
“Lawrence possesses nearly 15 years of experience effectively directing operations for homebuilders, including as Division President for prominent developers in the Raleigh market for the past eight years,” says Christopher Baker, President of Baker Residential. “He will be an incredibly valuable asset as we aggressively pursue new land acquisition and development opportunities. His vast knowledge of the vital components of real estate development, from sales and marketing to finance, purchasing and construction, will be critical as we prepare to introduce hundreds of units in the Triangle region.”
With a burgeoning portfolio of new housing products, the developer has named Scott Seaman as its new Director of Construction for the Raleigh Division. Mr. Seaman brings 20-plus years of professional building and construction experience to his new role where he’ll oversee Baker Residential’s new projects and its existing inventory of homes. His responsibilities will include directing on-site construction, handling subcontractors supervision and scheduling, maintaining development timelines, budgeting and customer service and quality assurance. Mr. Seaman most recently held the positions of Director of Construction for Fielding Homes, LLC and Area Construction Manager for Meritage Homes. He received a Bachelor Degree in Construction Management from East Carolina University in 2005.
In the past year, Baker Residential has introduced Providence at Yates Pond, a collection of 88 estate-inspired residences in Cary, N.C., debuted in early 2018 with a mix of four-to-six bedroom layouts, priced from the $700s to over $1 Million. Floorplans range from 4,130 to over 6,000 square-feet with award-winning luxury features designed specifically for discerning buyers. Residences are located on approximately 1/3-acre homes sites surrounded by natural beauty.
Baker Residential will also unveil Weddington in early 2019, which will deliver 100 single-family homes in desirable Apex, NC. The neighborhood boasting newly-designed four- and five-bedroom residences with open floorplans that range from 2,800 to more than 5,000 square-feet. Homes are expected to be priced from the $400,000s.
About Baker Residential
Baker Residential, a family owned and operated homebuilder was formed in 1966 based on a commitment to quality, excellent personalized customer service and creativity in each home design. This mindset has enabled the company to create new home communities of great distinction and uniqueness that are home to thousands of families in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the Carolinas.
The homes themselves provide “A Difference You Can See” with everlasting value thanks to attention-to-detail, high quality materials, fine craftsmanship and a long roster of standard designer interior features and finishes. Distinctive exterior architectural details on each Baker residence creates streetscape of great variety and flair with ample sidewalks and lush landscaping to provide a welcoming environment.