About PD&M

If you have fallen in love with Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, as we have, and are interested in having a beautiful custom home built on its shores then this is the place to start.

PD&M Inc., General Contractors specializes in working closely with clients from the concept phase through completion and beyond. This kind of attention to detail is something in which all employees and subcontractors of PD&M take pride. PD&M will work with you to design and build your dream home or build from a set of existing blueprints. From 3,000 square feet, PD&M can make your dream a reality!

Why Choose PD&M as your Smith Mountain Lake Custom Home Builder?

We are Smith Mountain Lake’s only residential building company that is a member of the United States Green Building Council. For more information, click on our Green Building FAQ page.

Smith Mountain Lake Custom Home Builder, Eddie FortCompany founder and president Eddie Fort started working in the construction field while in high school in New England. “I had the opportunity to apprentice with many Old World craftsman and learned at an early age how to do it right the first time,” he said.

After earning a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Fort went on to obtain his Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University. While in Texas he met his future wife whose family lived at Smith Mountain Lake. “The first time I came here I knew that this is where I wanted to raise my family,” Mr. Fort said. They married and moved to the lake shortly thereafter. PD&M, Inc., General Contractors was started in the early 1980s and has been building custom homes at Smith Mountain Lake ever since.

One of the company’s cornerstones is a firm commitment to the community. Mr. Fort has served on the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-County Lake Administrative Commission (TLAC) including chairing the annual Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake Cleanup. Since 1999, Mr. Fort has served as an appointee on the Franklin County Board of Building Code Appeals.

PD&M joined the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association in 1989. Since that time, Mr. Fort has served in every leadership position, including President and chairman of their annual Home Show. He has also been a Director for the Home Builders Association of Virginia and a long time member of the National Association of Home Builders (www.nahb.com).

Other notable accomplishments include PD&M being voted the top home builder at the lake by readers of the Smith Mountain Laker Magazine. In 2008, the company joined the EarthCraft Green Building Program and also became an ENERGY STAR partner. In addition, PD&M was nominated for EarthCraft / ENERGY STAR Builder of the Year for the state of Virginia.

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