Company Profile

About Renaissance Homes

Renaissance Homes was founded in 2002 and has since become one of Arkansas’s premier home building firms. Initially catering to the Greater Little Rock Area, Renaissance Homes has expanded to include many cities surrounding Central Arkansas and has been selected as one of the few home builders to help grow the Hot Springs Village Community, one of America’s most sought-after communities for retirees and families alike. Our team has amassed the experience, level of quality and trust needed to provide their residents with the home they deserve. Homebuyers can be assured that Renaissance Homes have passed a rigorous vetting process and have agreed to build to elevated standards, enhancing the value, efficiency and longevity of each home.

The hallmark of Renaissance Homes is customer satisfaction and quality construction. We promote and maintain a genuine customer service attitude toward our clients and among our employees. We set high standards for integrity, quality and professionalism which translate into the maximization of our product value to customers.

About Brandon Tedder

As the founder of Renaissance Homes, Brandon Tedder is very active as an Arkansas home builder. Brandon has earned his Hot Springs Village approval:

  • Is a Certified Green Professional (CGP)
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock (past president 2012)
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Arkansas (past president 2016)
  • Builds many Energy Star®-rated homes in Arkansas
  • Is a DOW High Performance Builder Award Recipient
  • Is a CAPS (Certified Aging in Place) specialist and more

“We really enjoy working with people, helping them create a home that reflects their personality and style. I regularly learn about new design ideas from our customers and, as a result, have really expanded our own creativity through their innovative ideas. I think this synergistic relationship has certainly helped make our company successful.”

Brandon Tedder

About Our Builders

The team of builders who work with Brandon at Renaissance Homes are committed to helping our Hot Springs Village community create new homes that reflect their own personality and style. Renaissance Homes relies on decades of combined construction experience to meet and exceed expectations. Brandon and his team stand behind their work.

“We specialize in the construction of distinctive, high-quality homes. When you choose Renaissance, you are choosing our commitment to quality and customer service.”

Our Achievements


Our Villa Lausanne was built in Hot Springs Village, Hot Springs, Arkansas. The owners purchased the Villa Lausanne plans and had us customize it by shifting the garages to the right forming a garage wing so that two car arched top bays faced the front of the house. The original garage location on the existing plans was converted into a guest suite with its own bath and the laundry. The existing laundry was converted into a walk-in pantry.

Another neat thing we did with this plan was use the PastelCote system by Boral Bricks in lieu of stucco finish. This application uses real bricks as a rough base, and then they are coated with the PastelCote to give a finish that shows lightly the bricks shapes underneath giving it a texture look almost as if the house had blanket over the bricks. The home was built by Renaissance Homes. From comments received, many folks in the local community are excited to see something different and unique in the area. An article about this customized Villa Lausanne was written by Valerie Ginsburg in a Hot Springs advertising magazine (Values Direct, Holiday/Winter 2012 Edition).


The CGP program is administered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) University of Housing. The curriculum incorporates specialized coursework along with training by leading building industry practitioners and academics on a range of topics, including strategies for incorporating green building principles into homes using cost-effective methods of construction, and how green homes provide buyers with lower maintenance and good indoor air quality. The CGP credential carries with it the requirement to maintain current in the exploding area of Green Building by completing periodic continuing education courses to keep abreast of the latest products and techniques available in this vibrant area of the construction industry.

In September 2008, Renaissance Homes, Inc. was awarded the Professional Designation of Certified Green Professional (CGP)by the National Association of Home Builders. This designation represents a select group of professional builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals nationwide who have earned the CGP credential by verifying their knowledge of the best strategies for incorporating green building principles into homes.


January 3, 2012 – The Homebuilder’s Association of Greater Little Rock (HBA) is proud to announce the installation of Brandon Tedder of Renaissance Homes as the 2012 HBA President. Tedder has been a member of the HBA since 2005 and has been actively involved on the HBA Board of Directors, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and is a certified Green Professional


Renaissance Homes participated in building the Spirit of Maumelle Designer Home in conjunction with the Spirit of Maumelle Chairities in 2006 to raise money for local charities. Rallying several suppliers and contractors to aid the effort, Renaissance Homes donated time and materials to build the 2700 square foot home. The full story appeared in the March/April 2006 edition of Maumelle Living Magazine.


Renaissance Homes was proud to participate in an episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition that provided a new home for the McCully family in Bigelow, Arkansas. The episode aired on October 26, 2008 on ABC.

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The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 235,000 members involved in the construction industry. Known as “the voice of the housing industry,” NAHB is affiliated with more than 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB’s builder members construct about 80 percent of the new homes constructed each year, making housing one of the largest and most powerful engines of economic growth in our country.

Renaissance Homes, Inc. is a member of the NAHB and is active in its local Home Builders Association, serving the Greater Little Rock area.Visit the NAHB website to learn about current events affecting this dynamic industry.