builder of the year


Each year the Master Custom Builder Council selects the builder that has helped to promote the ideals of the MCBC through their honesty, integrity, professionalism and service. This year, Greg Hardwick, P.E., President and Owner of HardwickGC has been selected as the 2016 MCBC Builder of the Year.

Greg Hardwick MCBC Builder of the Year Greg was chosen by 20 of the top custom homebuilders who are members of the Master Custom Builder Council. Hardwick General Contracting not only meets the strict criteria required to be in the MCBC, but Greg has also diligently served on the Steering Committee as Education Chairman for the past year. Hardwick General Contracting is a national award winning custom home building company with a passion for both the luxury custom home building process and delivering an exceptional personalized experience. Their mission is to consistently balance style and elegance with sound building practices delivering a well-crafted and high-performance luxury home. Greg Hardwick expects a high level of performance during the building experience and an extraordinary customer service relationship that continues long after construction. “As a family owned and operated business, we pride ourselves in building a close partnership with our clients making the entire custom home experience very personalized, collaborative and enjoyable,” Hardwick says. Even as a customer-centric small company, the HardwickGC team utilizes sophisticated management tools to ensure constant communication and precise execution. In addition to regular on-site face-to-face meetings, clients can login to their Team Site anytime, anywhere in the world, from a phone app or the website for instant access to project information including plans, specifications, estimates, schedules, and pictures or videos from the construction site. This balance of personal and instant “app-based” interaction ensures close and mutual involvement with the day to day activities of building and personalizing a family’s custom home, demonstrating that HardwickGC is with their clients every step of the way. Hardwick has 25-yrs experience in the multimillion dollar construction industry. Prior to launching his own business, he gained extensive building experience as a structural engineer, a construction manager and through various leadership roles for fortune 500 Companies.

HardwickGC serves the Central Florida area focusing on luxury custom homes, whole house renovations and larger additions. He is Past President and a current volunteer Board Member for the Greater Orlando Builder’s Association, the Florida Home Builders Association, the Florida Green Building Coalition, and the National Association of Home Builders. When asked how it felt to be named the 2016 MCBC Builder of the Year Greg said, “I am incredibly honored to be selected as the MCBC Builder of the year, especially among a group I consider as some of the best Custom Builders in the country. I am extremely proud of the entire HardwickGC Team who, day-in and day-out, continue to make the custom building process collaborative and enjoyable for everyone. I would like to thank my family for all of the support necessary to run a successful “Family-owned” business and thank the entire MCBC for providing an exceptional forum to learn and grow from each other, raising the bar for all of us. This is truly the best local group of custom home builders in the industry!”

For more information on Greg Hardwick or Hardwick General Contracting, please call 407.702.6531 or visit their website at