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Our History

Our History

Within the Kansas/Missouri areas, most people are familiar with the name Jim Lambie. You either know someone living in a Lambie home or you might live in one yourself. The Lambie name has been synonymous with new home construction for over 45 years. Polished by years of experience and with thorough knowledge of the local market, Jim Lambie decided to expand his skill set with the real estate community and become a land developer. Now having developed some of Kansas’s most prestigious communities, Lambie Homes has become known as one of KC’s top home builders.

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Skyline of a city near villas at metcalf village community from Lambie homes

1978

Jim Lambie forms Lambie Construction Co. Inc.

After receiving a Construction Science degree from Kansas State University Jim decided to start his own construction company and focus on single family new home construction and quickly makes a name for himself in the local Kansas City area.

Giant mansion on a lake with a boat in it

1988

Lambie-Geer Homes was established

Jim Lambie partnered with John Geer and formed Lambie-Geer Homes, Inc. While both already had successful businesses the two decided to join forces to become one of the leading home building companies in the local Johnson County area. Jim remained President of the company which specialized in residential single-family homes, multi-family, and commercial construction along with some remodeling.

Construction site with nothing built on it yet

1995

Lambie started a Land Management Company

With Jim’s passion for new homes, he soon added land development to his list of accomplishments and managed and developed over 30+ land developments with all types of residential and commercial zoning uses. Many new home neighborhoods were the vision of Jim’s passion and have become “forever” home communities to many families!

Lambie Homes new logo

2008

Lambie Custom Homes, Inc. was formed

With uncertain economic times on the horizon Lambie had vision to transform his company, restructure and expand his business to accommodate the new market.  While still continuing to stay on top of the spectrum in the custom home market Lambie added maintenance free villas along with many other types of single-family homes to every price point buyer.

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2021

Lambie Custom Homes partners with Grand Oak Builders

Atlanta-based Grand Oak Builders acquires Lambie Custom Homes, Inc. The company will operate as Lambie Grand, LLC dba Lambie Homes and will continue to grow and provide new homes for all lifestyles, from the first-time home buyer to maintenance provided villas, and land development.

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