Toni Wendel - President

Welcome to the Greater New Orleans Home Builders Association’s 2006 Parade of Homes. Once again we are very proud to showcase some of the finest homes that New Orleans and its neighboring parishes have to offer. This year we are offering 23 homes, 2 townhomes and 2 renovations to enjoy, built by some of the industries leading builders. Whether it is your goal to be inspired, find a builder, be up on the latest trends, or you just have a passion for architecture and interior design then I believe you will find this years show to be exceptional. Our community is rebuilding and the residential building industry is our largest economic force.

The GNO Home Builders Association is an organization made up of builders and associates who strive to bring the newest and finest building supplies and expert workmanship to our community. Our organization was founded in 1942 and we serve Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. John the Baptist, St. James, and St. Charles Parishes. The HBA and its members have been dedicated to serving the local community by promoting the ideals of ethics, responsibility and professionalism in the building industry.

We greatly appreciate your kind respect and support, and hope that you enjoy this year’s Parade.

Grab a map, plot your course, and who knows, you may even find your dream home!



River Oaks
Gooden Homes, LLC

221 South Pass Drive, River Oaks • LaPlace, LA

This parade home features four bedrooms and three full baths, formal dining room and Great Room with 12' ceilings and archways. The Master Suite features tray ceilings and a huge walk-in closet. The exterior has brick and stucco. The home also includes a large patio with a view of the park.

Company Name: Gooden Homes, LLCBuilder: Jimmie Gooden
• Phone: 985.652.7531 • Email: goodhome@bellsouth.net




Sugar Lane Estates
Gooden Homes, LLC

104 Dufresne Drive • Wallace, LA 70090

This traditional French country charmer features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, laid out in a split floor plan, adding privacy to the master suite. The master suite features a Jacuzzi tub. This home dazzles with arched entryways throughout the spacious family floor plan. Enjoy high ceilings atop wood and ceramic floors, wrapped in a stucco and brick finish.

Company Name: Gooden Homes, LLCBuilder: Jimmie Gooden •
Phone: 985.652.7531 • Email: goodhome@bellsouth.net



Barkley Estates
Hyman L. Bartolo Jr. Contractors Inc.

3317 Heatherwood Drive, Barkley Estates • Harvey, LA

French Country home ready for today's life style, high ceilings and plenty of space for relaxing. Den ceiling treatment with large built-ins, to accommodate equipment for the entertainment center. TV is located above the fireplace. Four bedrooms, three full baths,two with whirlpool tubs, attached two-car garage and covered patio.
Company Name: Hyman L. Bartolo Jr. Contractors Inc.
Builder: Hyman Bartolo Jr. • Phone: 504.328.1381 •
Email: hbartolo1@aol.com



Woodvine Avenue
C. Adams Construction & Design, LLC

316 Woodvine Avenue, Old Metairie • Metairie, LA
Pay special attention to this charming French Country Cottage located in the heart of Old Metairie. This newly renovated home boasts modern day amenities and an attractive floor plan that fits today's lifestyles. This elegant home features formal living and dining areas, a study, spacious closets, a bonus area and a generous master suite with walk-in closet. Lavish landscaping and a slate courtyard area complete the warmth of this home.

Company Name: C. Adams Construction & Design, LLCBuilder: Chris Adams • Phone: 504.393.7100 • Email: denise.eslick@networktel.net




Ashton Plantation
Castjohn Home Construction

108 Lac Cypriere, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA
Gas lanterns warm the entrance to this stately and charismatic French provincial home located in the heart of Ashton Plantation. The enduring beauty and resilience of wood and ceramic tile flooring throughout the main living areas is mirrored above in elegance by 11’ ceilings framed in rich crown molding. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The master suite is outfitted with a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower of ceramic tile.

Company: Castjohn Home ConstructionBuilder: Nick Castjohn •
Phone: 504 628 8989 • Email: info@castjohnhomes.com • www.castjohnhomes.com





Ashton Plantation
Deloe Home Builders, LLC

107 Lac Cypriere, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA
This single-story home located in Ashton Plantation features a grand 13’ ceiling height foyer that is entered by a 42” x 8’ custom front door. The great room, kitchen and dining area deliver a very open and spacious feel. The second master closet can be converted into a study/computer room. All interior doors are 8’ tall with deluxe crown molding.

Company: Deloe Home Builders, LLCBuilder: Ronnie Brown
• Phone: 504 710 7662




Gabriel Estates 
Highland Homes

102 Palmetto, Gabriel Estates • Kenner, LA
Entertain in style with this spacious home including expensive ceilings, open floor plan, abundant windows and a dramatic dining room. This home has a light and airy feel with fabulous views of the lagoons. The kitchen is a gourmet's dream including a professional appliance package, hand-crafted custom cabinetry and beautiful natural stone countertops. Enjoy a private master suite with tall ceilings, spa inspired bath and lots of windows for a spectacular view.

Company Name: Highland Homes
Builder: Jules Guidry• Phone: 985.652.0190
Email: info@highlandhomesliving.com • www.highlandhomesliving.com




Ashton Plantation
Hoffman Custom Built Homes

305 Lac Iberville, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA
This quaint and luxurious provincial French home seated in the heart of Ashton Plantation is the perfect family situation! Spacious floor plan and beautiful, durable wood and ceramic floors throughout ensure its charm for years to come. Bask in the Kohler Bubble tub off the master bedroom; revel in the ease and convenience of an all stainless kitchen. Features surround sound and plasma tv in the family room. It’s a must-see for the family on the move.

Company Name: Hoffman Custom Built HomesBuilder:
Phil Hoffman • Phone: 985.652.3108 • www.hoffmancustomhomes.com




Ashton Plantation
Landcraft, Inc.
114 Lac Verret Drive, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA

This fabulous 3078 total sq ft French Country design features custom wood door on front entry, architectural ceilings, custom crown molding, stately interior columns and archways, ceramic tile floor and much more! The master suite contains many touches such as 10' trey ceiling and jetted tub with custom shower that makes this home a must-see.

Company Name: Landcraft, Inc.Builder: Joseph Scontrino •
Phone: 985.651.3007 • Email: wtrosclair@landcrafthomes.com • www.landcrafthomes.com




Ashton Plantation
Troyer Builders, LLC

Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA

This unique and elegant home boasts as many stunning features inside as out.




Company Name: Troyer Builders, Inc.Builder: Greg Troyer •
Phone: 504.400.5150 • Email: greg@troyerbuilders.com





River Ridge
Perk Builders, Inc.

245 Walter Road • River Ridge, LA
With 5608 total sq. ft. and 4240 sq. ft. of living area, this home is a timeless classic featuring a large family room complete with a built-in entertainment center and bookcases, as well as a fireplace with custom wood mantle. The striking master suite has a tray ceiling, a fireplace and a large custom walk-in closet. Relax in the master bath with whirlpool garden tub, his and her granite vanity tops and a separate shower.

Company Name: Perk Builders, Inc.Builder: Tim Perkins •
Phone: 504.737.1001 • Email: perkelec@aol.com





Ashton Plantation

Perk Builders, Inc.

207 Lac Iberville Drive, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA
This 3129 total sq ft French provincial home was built with comfort in mind. Triple crown molding and hardwood and tile floors give a feeling of luxury inside the 2451 sq ft living area. In the kitchen, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large island add to the homes elegance. Amenities include a garden tub.

Company Name: Perk Builders, Inc.Builder: Tim Perkins •
Phone: 504.737.1001 • Email: perkelec@aol.com





River Oaks
Ray Leach Construction Co. Inc.

105 Oxbow Drive, River Oaks • LaPlace, LA

This custom home is situated in an upscale new neighborhood that features multiple parks and lakes. House is loaded. Surround sound, Build-ins, landscaped, and lots of designer touches. The home even comes with one flat screen TV in Great Room. Perfect house for someone who enjoys the finer things in life.

Company Name: Ray Leach Construction Co. Inc.
Builder: Ray Leach • Phone: 985.652.7069
Email: ray@rayleachhomes.com • www.rayleachhomes.com



Ashton Plantation
Rêve, Inc.

106 Lac Verret, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA

2006 Parade home is a welcoming blend of stucco and brick framed by a graceful arched entryway. The spacious family room which is open to the kitchen area is perfect for lounging and entertaining guests. The right wing of the home is dedicated solely to the master suite with an elegant tray ceiling and separate sitting area. The master bath contains all the luxuries only a home can provide including his and her walk-in closets, a whirlpool tub, and custom ceramic shower.

Company Name: Rêve, Inc.Builder: Randy Noel •
Phone: 985.652.4663 • Email: revedev@aol.com





PLANTATION OAKS
R.J. Messinger, Inc.

This lovely country-style stucco and brick home invites with understated charm and a clever floor plan. It offers all the conveniences and amenities of bath, kitchen and master suite. From the custom double entry doors to the master bath, attention to detail and master craftsmanship is the key to this home’s beauty.
Company Name: R.J. Messinger, Inc.Builder: R.J. Messinger •
Phone: 985.764.8227 • Email: bobmess@cox.net



Ashton Plantation
Roussel Construction LLC

110 Lac Verret, Ashton Plantation • Luling, LA
Everyday is a day of luxury in the splendor of this French Country design home with spacious rooms and high ceilings. The gourmet kitchen is to die for, with granite countertops, ceramic backsplash, walk-in pantry and stainless steel appliances. Relax in the open and airy master bath in spectacular grandeur.

Company Name: Roussel Construction LLCBuilder: Gail Roussel •
Phone: 985.785.2885 • Email: rousselconstruct@aol.com





Ashton Plantation
SAMRO Construction Co, Inc.

206 Lac Iberville, Ashton Plantation - Luling, LA

This classic redbrick home features an open floor plan that includes a large ceramic-tiled family room with triple crown molding and custom-cased windows. The family room has eleven foot ceilings, and the master bedroom has a custom radius-stepped ceiling. The marble whirlpool tub, glass shower, and granite vanity tops add a luxurious touch to the master bathroom. The kitchen is completed by granite countertops and a G.E. duel-fuel convection range.

Company Name: SAMRO Construction Co, Inc
Builder: Richard J. Oubre, Jr. • Phone: 985.331.9308
Email: rjo@samroconst.com • www.samroconst.com





Ashton Plantation
State Builders, LLC

103 Lac Cypriere • Luling, LA
This Parade home represented by French country design offers a secluded master suite that has his & her closets,
a tile shower and a designer two-sink vanity. Enjoy cooking in the spacious kitchen with stainless steel Kenmore Elite appliances.

Company Name: State Builders, LLCBuilder: Mike Turner •
Phone: 985.764.2777






THANK YOU
Remembering the Past and Building the Future

Jimmie Gooden - Parade Chairman
The concept of “home” and all that it encompasses has become so dear and unfortunately so scarce for many during these trying times. The richly woven texture of New Orleans’ cultural fabric must be preserved despite so recently being ripped at the seams in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The HBA hopes to inspire and reinvigorate our city’s unique and essential population with state of the art building ideas and information from the area’s premiere builders and suppliers. This year’s Parade of Homes will allow us to explore the architectural styles of the past and make the post-Katrina home suitable to withstand whatever Mother Nature has in store for the future.

While touring the Parade of Homes, you will have the opportunity to experience intimately the craftsmanship of the area’s most skilled and most sought-after builders. We hope to showcase not only the homes, but also the professionals who apply their expertise and love of homebuilding in each and every project they undertake.

Welcome back to the city’s traditions and beauty! We invite you to visit each and every one of the 27 Parade homes throughout the New Orleans area. Our hope is that inspiration awaits you around every corner throughout your tour, and that the Parade can help you regain the comfort of home and permanence. I’m sure you’ll find the ideas and information you desire.


HBA of Greater New Orleans
President
Toni Wendel
President
Olde World Remodeling

Senior Officers
Craig Berthelot
Treasurer
Berthelot Construction Services

Anthony Licciardi
Vice President
Exquisite Homes

Ronnie Wirth
Secretary
Homes by Wirth

Directors
Steve Albert
Builder Director
Albert Construction

John Arms
Director At Large
Park Companies

Wendy Benedetto
Sales & Marketing Chairman
Latter & Blum

Nick Castjohn
Remodelor Chairman
Castjohn Home Construction

Frank Castjohn
Builder Director
Renovate, Inc.

Ned Comer
ACLA Vice Chairman
Sound Asset Services

Ric Darling
Builder Director
Darling & Laws Construction

Curtis Eichman
Life Director
Retired

Jimmie Gooden
Builder Director
Gooden Homes, LLC

Phil Hoffman
Immediate Past President 2005
Hoffman Custom Built Homes

Joyce Kinler
Associates Council Alternate
Baudier, Grace & Kinler Mortgage Group

Peter Lanaux
Past President Council
Lanaux Construction

Joe LeBlanc
Associates Council Chairman
Commercial Flooring

Patrick Leonard
Builder Director
Willow Incorporated

James Licciardi
Builder Director
Lash Homes, Inc.

Dennis Maggio
Builder Director
Joseph G. Maggio & Sons Construction

Randy Noel
Builder Director
Reve Inc.

Brad Lauricello
ACLA Associate
Lowe’s Home Improvment

Jane Williams
Associates Vice Chair
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

Wes Wyman
Past President Council
W.L. Wyman Construction

Peter Young
ACLA Chairman 2006
Pemar Properties


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