Company Overview

Since 1994: Dunbar Builders, Inc. is an award-winning custom home building company serving the Greater Columbia Area, Lexington, and Lake Murray.

Dunbar Builders, Inc. is an award-winning custom home building company serving the Greater Columbia, SC area since 1994 and now also serving Lexington and Lake Murray. We are a family-oriented, custom home building company, as seen by our team. The Dunbar team builds in many fine communities in the Columbia area including the nationally-recognized Saluda River Club and on client-owned lots. Home prices start in the $400s.

In 2011, Dunbar Builders was selected for membership in the exclusive Southern Living Custom Builder Program. In 2013, Dunbar Builders was named the People’s Choice Award Winner for Best Home and Best Interior in the Parade of Homes presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia.

Dunbar Builders - Custom Home Building in the community

Pat Dunbar

A graduate of Indiana University School of Business, Pat Dunbar founded Dunbar Builders, Inc. as a custom home building company after serving in the Air Force and working for several years in banking and finance. Pat presently serves on the Lexington County Planning Commission, and previously spent 16 years on the Richland County Planning Commission. Pat is an active member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia, serving as the association’s president in 2002. He has also been involved with Rotary International, the United Way of the Midlands, the American Cancer Society and the March of Dimes. Pat has been married for over 40 years and has two sons and four grandchildren.

Patrick Dunbar

Patrick Dunbar joined Dunbar Builders’ custom home building team in 1999 after graduating from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC with a B.S. in Business. Patrick is actively involved in the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia, and has served on the association’s board of directors. He is a member of the Green Building Council of Greater Columbia and is working toward his designation as a Certified Master Builder in South Carolina. Patrick is married and has two beautiful daughters. He enjoys the outdoors and is active in his church.

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis has been working for Dunbar Builders since 2014 as the “jack of all trades” for the company. He helps residential construction project flow smoothly, staying in touch with customers throughout the construction process.

Since a young age, Michael has been involved in all types of home construction projects. He started with smaller projects and has grown his skills sets and knowledge over the last 15 years. Having worked as an HVAC service technician for four years, he has extensive knowledge of HVAC systems.

Michael grew up in Lexington, SC where he graduated from Lexington High School, and he attended University of South Carolina. In his free time, Michael practices jujitsu and spends time with his wife and three children.