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Manhattan Meets North Carolina

We jumped at the chance to bring a little Manhattan to the Plaza Midwood area in Charlotte.  Our friend, Ashley Jimenz of Ashley J Designs introduced us to this happy family transplanted from New York. The homeowners were well organized and compiled an inspiration book that served as a guide throughout the process. They sampled…

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Multiple Benefits of Multigenerational Living

Family comes first at Grainda, and many of our clients feel the same way. We loved working on this Cornelius ‘mother-in-law’ suite. The family was wonderful to work with and approached the addition well prepared and for all the right reasons. Start From the Outside The property was ideal for the addition which did not…

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Trends We Like in 2021

At Grainda we tend to think of trends as innovations. Is there a new or better way? Is there a more efficient method that creates additional value for our clients? One thing we know for sure, expert construction, attention to detail, and quality never go out of style. Outdoors Are In No longer an area…

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Basement Renovation Maximizes Living Space

Imagine having a really big unused space in your home and you just don’t know what to do with it. That’s the basement for a lot of people. Whether it’s dark and dingy, packed to the ceiling with memories, or an empty space barely more than a concrete slab, renovating your basement is one of…

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A Must Build on Mt. Island Lake

Outside Nestled on a heavily wooded lot, this one-of-a-kind custom build was calling Grainda’s name. Located at Mountain Island Lake, it is close to Charlotte and the airport, making it the dream combo of lake-living with the convenience of city living. Proximity to the lake also made things a bit tricky, but the Grainda team…

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Renovating for the Way You Live

“If you build it, they will come” is a famous movie line… but given the chance, our script would read – “if you dream it, we can build it.” Afterall, having the vision is half the battle, and we couldn’t be prouder to bring this client’s dream to life. Purchased in 2017, the clients embarked…

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