crane island builders

Builder Approach To Crane Island

Crane Island is pleased to present our four participating custom builders at Crane Island. Carefully interviewed and selected by Crane Island, these four builders present terrific options to take your vision and make it a reality. Our builders have track record, resources, and the teams to deliver and they are personally committed to furthering the architectural vision and character of Crane Island. 

There are two basic paths one can take in leveraging a builder plan that has been designed for Crane Island or in working with the Crane Island Sales team to explore a library of homes or designing a custom plan with one of our preferred Architects.  In either case, our goal is to make it both fun and painless so we look forward to opening the conversation with you. 



Example Work At Crane Island

The below gallery is an example of the craftsmanship and quality standards that set the tone for what will be 113 interpretations of our Lowcountry Archticture inspired by Fernandina Beach & Amelia Island. 

Our Builders

Marcus Meide

Marcus Meide

President - DF Luxury Homes

Marcus Meide is a lifelong resident of Northeast Florida. He has spent most of his career working alongside local and national builders and land developers, laying the foundation for his custom home building career. His appeal to high-end design eventually led him into the custom home segment of the industry and he has not looked back since. His name is now synonymous with some of the most stylish residences in the Southeast. DF Luxury Homes by Marcus Meide is involved with building communities in South Carolina’s Palmetto Bluff and along Florida’s coast, including Crane Island.

Chris Wood & Matt Roberts

Chris Wood & Matt Roberts

Owners - Riverside Homes

Riverside Homes builds your custom home on the lot you choose. Your dream home may be situated in a great school district, surrounded by local charm or amazing views. Whatever you’re looking for, you deserve to live where you want. Our custom home team at Riverside Homes can even help you find the perfect place to start building.

Steve Pickett

Steve Pickett

President - Pickett Construction

I grew up on Amelia Island and this has been my backyard my entire life. As such, I feel proud to be chosen as one of the Crane Island Builders and my whole team is excited to design and build custom homes that we believe will be timeless and reflective of the great character of Amelia & Fernandina Beach. We are excited to be working with this cherished land, honoring what is here and helping clients bring their vision to life in such a magnificent setting as Crane Island

Cam Bradford

Cam Bradford

President - Cam Bradford

Cam Bradford believes in a home being more than just an address. It’s your refuge. It’s the haven where memories are made, shared, and preserved. Cam has partnered with multiple design & architecture studios to bring a tailored home to each homeowner and their lifestyle.

The homebuilder team will start construction on its Crane Island model home in May on Lot 19 located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway. We look forward to next level of Custom Home Building that Cam and Tim bring to the table here at Crane Island.

Portfolio Homes

A range of plans to support all the Districts of Crane Island. These plans have been uniquely created for Crane Island in character and livability.

This is a small subset of all the Portfolio Homes. Please go to each Builder page to see their offerings.  Detailed specifications are also available for each Builder. 

The Longleaf

3,777 Sq Ft.  •  4 Beds  •  4.5 Baths

Forest, Marsh, River
Ready For Build

The Hickory

3,162 Sq Ft.  •  4 Beds  •  4.5 Baths

Forest, Marsh 
Resident Ready – Lot 31

The Magnolia

2,962 Sq Ft.  •  4 Beds  •  3.5 Baths

Forest, Marsh
Resident Ready – Model Lot 9

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Meet The Sales Team

John A Hillman

John A Hillman

Broker - Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Tim Lang

Tim Lang

Senior Sales Executive