About Us

About Us

A note from our founder

I want to personally thank you for considering us as your custom luxury builder in North Carolina. As the founder of Latitude Builders, nestled in the heart of Southern Pines, NC, my commitment to crafting your dream home is unrivaled. Our unique value lies in providing a seamless and enjoyable building experience, coupled with unparalleled customization to match your unique lifestyle. I invite you to learn more about what truly sets Latitude apart from the pack. 

 

Our approach at Latitude Builders is centered on a seamless, hassle-free experience. We specialize in bringing personalized touches to every project, whether it’s a new build or a thoughtful renovation. Our expertise spans from crafting elegant homes to executing intricate commercial projects, always with your vision at the forefront. 

 

I am personally available to guide you through this exciting journey and eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you into our Latitude family.

- Tyler Cook

Tyler Cook – Co-founder | CEO Tyler@latitudebuilders.com

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Tyler and Emily Cook, high school sweethearts and now the dedicated couple behind Latitude Builders, bring a unique, heartfelt approach to custom home building in Moore County. Since 2019, their commitment to their clients and to each other is what makes Latitude Builders more than just a home builder—it’s a place where every home has a heart.


Together, they embody the spirit of Latitude Builders, a company rooted in family values and a deep connection to their North Carolina community. Their approach to business is simple yet profound:

Treat clients like friends,

understand their unique stories,

& help them build a home that truly feels like their own.

Our Experts

Here to guide you every step of the way.

At the heart of Latitude Builders is our team of seasoned professionals. Our project managers are not just experts in their field; they are licensed builders who are dedicated to realizing your vision. Every facet of your project will be handled with the highest level of professionalism and care, ensuring an outcome that exceeds your expectations.

Tyler Cook
Co-Founder | CEO

Tyler Cook
Co-Founder | CEO

I’ll be your initial point of contact, committed to understanding your needs and translating them for our designers.

I’ll guide you through lot selection, planning, and proposals, ensuring a smooth transition to our dedicated project managers.

Emily Cook
Co-founder | Operations Manager

Emily Cook
Co-founder | Operations Manager

I assist our clients by managing invoices, preparing for key meetings, and overseeing the permitting process.

I work behind the scenes, laying the groundwork for a seamless building experience.

Josh Duplex
Director of Construction,
General Contractor

Josh Duplex
Director of Construction,
General Contractor

I lead our clients through the heart of the construction process, focusing on budget adherence, precise timelines, and troubleshooting any arising issues.

We’ll meet in the secondary phase where I’ll be here to help mid-project right through to the final handover. Have technical questions? I’m your guy.

Bret Norbury
Project Manager,
General Contractor

Bret Norbury
Project Manager,
General Contractor

I’ll be your primary point of contact after the handoff meeting, accompanying you throughout the remainder of your home-building journey.

We’ll meet regularly for updates and on-site walkthroughs. I’ll make sure everything on your client portal is up-to-date and approved.

Jamie Thomas
Project Manager

Jamie Thomas
Project Manager

I’ll be your primary point of contact after the handoff meeting, accompanying you throughout the remainder of your home-building journey.

We’ll meet regularly for updates and on-site walkthroughs. I’ll make sure everything on your client portal is up-to-date and approved.

JoJo Dwyer
Selections Coordinator

JoJo Dwyer
Selections Coordinator

I assist our clients in navigating the vast array of choices for their home’s exterior and finishes.

My goal is to keep your project within budget and delivered on time. You’ll find me in the crucial decision-making phase, liaising between you, our trusted vendors, and our team.

Steven Bristol
Superintendant

Steven Bristol
Superintendant

I confirm that every detail of your new home is perfected, addressing any adjustments or fixes.

You’ll see me in the final phase of our process, particularly during the warranty period, where I provide support and material assistance to ensure your complete satisfaction.
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Our in-house partnership with Longitude Planning Group allows us to provide the ultimate turnkey building experience for our clients.

Jeremy Sparrow
Landscape Architect

Jeremy Sparrow
Landscape Architect

I bring our clients’ dreams to life through detailed architectural drawings, focusing on the unique aspects of your lifestyle and needs.

We’ll meet in the initial design phase, where I collaborate closely with you and Tyler to create a custom plan that perfectly captures your vision.

Forth Heffner
Strategic Partner

Forth Heffner
Strategic Partner

Through an obsessive focus on purpose, values and vision, I lead all strategy functions for Latitude and Longitude.

Angel Mazariegos
Design Associate

Angel Mazariegos
Design Associate

I use software to draft and model design concepts. I focus on blending aesthetics and functionality in every project, catering to client preferences while adhering to sustainability standards and regulatory requirements.

Trey Kramer
Design Associate

Trey Kramer
Design Associate

I use software to draft and model design concepts. I focus on blending aesthetics and functionality in every project, catering to client preferences while adhering to sustainability standards and regulatory requirements.
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Tyler, Bret and the whole team are simply good people and easy to work with. While the quality of my project was certainly excellent, the attentiveness and positive attitude was most impressive

— Alexander Lemons

Where we've built

We’re honored to build in several of the most renowned communities in the area.

It isn’t called the “Home of American Golf” for nothing. With over 40 award-winning golf courses within a 20 mile radius, golf is one of the many special things Moore County has to offer. Both downtown Southern Pines and the Village of Pinehurst are hubs of Southern charm, featuring vibrant streets with boutique shops, delicious farm-to-table restaurants, and lively breweries. 

Our footprint extends across prestigious Pinehurst neighborhoods like Forest Creek, Fairwoods on 7, National #9, and the Country Club of NC, each known for its distinctive charm and luxurious living. In Southern Pines, we craft homes in the exclusive Mid South Club, as well as the surrounding downtown areas. Our expertise also reaches into Foxfire’s Grande Pines, offering expansive and serene landscapes. In West End, we are proud to contribute to the development of Seven Lakes West, known for its tranquil and scenic beauty. 

We are extremely flexible when it comes to choosing the perfect area for your custom home. In fact, we can build anywhere. Our team will walk sites with you to help locate the perfect lot for your dream home.

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Although we’re best known for our beautiful homes across the Sandhills region, we’re excited about extending our expertise to the coast.

Inquire today about our coastal build capabilities.

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Have other questions? We'd love to help!