Classic Chosen as Southern Living Custom Builder

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Myrtle Beach Area Builder Chosen for Southern Living Custom Builder Program for Seven Consecutive Years

"it's an honor to be a member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program," said Berkley White, Vice President of Classic and South Carolina's Builder of the Year.

Susan and Berkley White of Classic have been selected to be part of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program for the seventh consecutive year. This makes Classic one of only 100 builders from throughout the country to be chosen for this prestigious honor, and one of only a few to maintain the ranking year after year.

Southern Living carefully selects member builders based on a stringent set of criteria that includes the builder’s reputation among local businesses and consumers, their strength of presence in their respective markets, superior quality of construction, innovative style, and attention to detail just to name a few. Builders must apply and undergo the rigorous evaluation on an annual basis.

“We are very proud to have Susan White and Berkley White of Classic back for this year’s program,” said Kristen Payne, Executive Director for Southern Living Marketing. “The Custom Builder Program includes some of the finest custom builders from the southeast.”

As a Southern Living Custom Builder, Classic has exclusive access to Southern Living’s House Plans, a collection created by well-renowned architects and designers throughout the nation. “This collection is only available to Southern Living’s Custom Builders,” Payne concluded.

"It's an honor to be a member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program," said Berkley White, Vice President of Classic and South Carolina's Builder of the Year, 2012. "There are many exceptional builders. We are extremely proud of our association with Southern Living," he continued.

About Classic

Classic has built more than 800 homes in the Carolinas and has more than 50 years of combined experience in home building. Their completion of this area’s first Southern Living Showcase Home in 2012 represented their 150th home in one of the area’s most prestigious developments and that number continues to grow. Recognized as one of the region’s premier builders, Classic has earned a reputation for turning a homeowners’ dream into reality. Classic’s homes are widely acclaimed for their architectural features and attention to detail. Their services are further complemented by Classic Interiors, their sister company that is responsible for many of their homes’ interiors, including that of the Southern Living Showcase Home.

About the Southern Living Custom Builder Program

The Southern Living Custom Builder Program is a network of more than 100 of the
South’s top custom home builders brought together by Southern Living magazine. This invitation-only program selects custom builders acclaimed for their detailed craftsmanship, excellence in customer service, financial stability, and use of quality building materials in their homes. Before members are selected, Southern Living checks homeowner and business references, and conducts a site visit to ensure we are selecting a builder that will deliver a quality custom home, and the customer service you expect.

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