Terra Building Group is a residential developer and award winning builder whose niche is in custom designing homes. Terra is in the forefront of building LEED residential homes and is the only builder in Pittsburgh with certification to do so. In 2015, Terra completed the first two newly constructed, LEED-certified homes in the area.
Brett, a Pittsburgh native, holds an MBA with a specialization in Corporate Finance from California University of Pennsylvania, and Engineering from West Virginia University.
Brett is an active member of both the Mt. Washington CDC Economic Development Committee and the Builder’s Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. He has provided LEED educational training sessions through the Green Building Alliance “Lunch and Learn” Program, Pittsburgh Rotary, and other building related media events. Some of the topics covered have included – Geothermal for Homes, The LEED Certification Process for Home Design and Construction, and Green Rating Systems for Homes Such as ENERGY STAR, and The NAHB National Green Building Program.
With over three decades of working in all aspects of construction from large commercial, institutional, government, and national residential builder/developers, Brett has had to troubleshoot every imaginable obstacle that can arise in building, and he speaks from first-hand experience.
Terra Building Group offers complete design and build services for single-family and urban living homes. In an effort to substantially reduce consumer operating costs and carbon footprint, each home is designed and constructed to comply with ENERGY STAR and LEED accreditation. Terra is the only residential LEED builder in the Pittsburgh region.
Collectively, the Terra Building Group has over 100 years of building experience and has designed and constructed over 30,000 homes spanning the last 44 years. Terra’s building savvy is a benefit to our customers by providing peace of mind in knowing that the home construction project will be managed correctly and efficiently, built to the highest quality standards while utilizing the latest building technology and materials, and be completed on time and within budget.
The building process for any size home can be a stressful and nerve racking experience. Our goal at Terra is to provide unparalleled customer service whether it be the customer’s initial contact or a warranty call five years after the move-in date. This commitment to our customer helps to relieve this potential stress and ultimately provide an enjoyable experience. The ultimate goal at Terra is to make the customer and their guests say “wow” every time they enter the home.