Why Us?

With our many years of experience building custom homes in Pittsburgh, along with our engineering background, Cortes Builders has developed a technical approach to home building uncommon in the industry today. We carefully integrate primary systems, including the structural and energy-saving systems, waterproofing system, and HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Integration of these systems with modern design and architecture is a hallmark of our fine homes, along with quality materials installed by skilled tradesmen, many of whom have collaborated with us for decades. Our sub-contractors marry their superb abilities and experience with pride and integrity to create homes that exceed the expectations of our clients.

The skill and integrity of our employees and sub-contractors create systems that provide the ultimate in performance and longevity, providing a home of quality and distinction that can only be recognized with the name Cortes Builders.


Cortes Builders is a third generation custom home builder with a fifty year legacy of constructing homes of distinction throughout the Pittsburgh region. Our enduring partnerships with some of the finest professionals in the area enables us to deliver impeccable quality in a timely and cost effective manner. From the most cutting edge accents provided by interior vendors, to the final defining and exterior spaces from the landscapers, our custom houses are characterized by attention to every detail. Let our team build a custom home of quality and distinction for you.


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Thank you for building us a wonderful home of excellent quality. We appreciate your guidance, your candor and your concern for our interests as well as your own. You were really great to work with!

Linda and Ed

I cannot express my happiness with the work you have done at my house and I truly appreciate it. It has been a pleasure to work with a first class company like yours and with your continued culture and honesty, success to you will continue.


We want to thank you for a most excellent job on our addition. We could not be more Pleased. We hired the fine name my contemporaries had while running the business, and we were certainly not disapointed using the new generatoin of Cortes Builders.

Monica and Gary