ABOUT

Meet our team and see how our passion for helping others fuels our business.

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A HISTORY OF TRADITION

The Lancaster’s are a second generation Richmond home building family that has built their reputation on the timeless values of uncompromising quality and integrity. Lancaster Custom Builder (LCB) marks the beginning of the partnership between Thomas Lancaster and his brother Robert, and the continuation of a tradition of building and improving the finest custom homes in Richmond.

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A HISTORY OF TRADITION

The Lancaster’s are a second generation Richmond home building family that has built their reputation on the timeless values of uncompromising quality and integrity. Lancaster Custom Builder (LCB) marks the beginning of the partnership between Thomas Lancaster and his brother Robert, and the continuation of a tradition of building and improving the finest custom homes in Richmond.

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GETTING THINGS RIGHT

Whether it is a luxury home, addition, renovation, pool, or secondary structure, LCB listens and works closely with the client from the onset of a project to target the best solution and results. Each project and client is different, but what remains consistent is LCB’s focus on getting things right. From lot selection, to design, construction and completion, LCB is involved to make the process efficient, fun, and to make sure you get the highest quality and value for the best price.

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GETTING THINGS RIGHT

Whether it is a luxury home, addition, renovation, pool, or secondary structure, LCB listens and works closely with the client from the onset of a project to target the best solution and results. Each project and client is different, but what remains consistent is LCB’s focus on getting things right. From lot selection, to design, construction and completion, LCB is involved to make the process efficient, fun, and to make sure you get the highest quality and value for the best price.

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KEY TO OPPORTUNITY

LCB’s goal is to leave you with a home that has timeless, enduring appeal with uncompromised quality that exceeds your expectations. We are here to listen and offer our expert advice on all projects. Allow us the opportunity to build you a wonderful home, and more importantly, for us to build a lasting friendship.

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KEY TO OPPORTUNITY

LCB’s goal is to leave you with a home that has timeless, enduring appeal with uncompromised quality that exceeds your expectations. We are here to listen and offer our expert advice on all projects. Allow us the opportunity to build you a wonderful home, and more importantly, for us to build a lasting friendship.

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OUR TEAM

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VINTANGE LIGHTING

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Thomas graduated from Randolph Macon in 2001 as the eight generation from his family to attend the College. Since graduating, Thomas studied under his father, Leitch, building some of Richmond’s finest homes for over a decade before starting Lancaster Custom Builder in 2015. His construction knowledge and acumen is recognized by his peers and invaluable to LCB.

When Thomas isn’t working, he is spending time with his family including his wife, Christiana, daughter, Caroline, son, T, and dog Chip. A fan of golf and outdoor sports, you may occasionally spot him on the golf course.

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Robert graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2003 and William & Mary’s MBA program in 2011. His first job was in the construction industry and has since been involved in property management, real estate development, finance and project management. All of his experiences and education contribute to the management and direction of Lancaster Custom Builder.

While not at work, Robert loves to spend time with his immediate family and friends as well as enjoying all outdoor sports and activities. Chances are, you will find him working or playing with his dog Louise by his side.

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After graduating from Longwood University with an BFA in interior architecture, Beatrice Gates honed her talents with internationally recognized design firms for 10 years before starting Gates Interiors in 2014. Her experiences have made Gates well-educated in interior design, interior architecture, project management, and finance.

Gates Interiors versatile design style adapts to the diverse clients they represent. Whether it is a new construction project or helping a client redecorate their beloved home, Gates Interiors always provides thoughtful design that can be implemented in a time-frame, budget and style consistent with the client’s desires.

Beatrice has many talents and interests but none more dear than her husband, Heath, and daughters Virginia and Johanna.

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