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Cottage Group was formed on the premise that you can have a smaller custom home without sacrificing quality, style and durability. A division of Dillard-Jones Builders, we have the staff, the experience and the vendor partnerships to deliver a high quality yet value-driven product that exceeds expectations. The company is fully funded for long-term stability with excellent credit and banking relationships.

Our Standards

We combine smart designs with proven products to create a home that is healthy, sustainable and distinctive.

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Our Process

Our goal is to offer value-driven service while striving to achieve high quality in all aspects of construction.

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Our Homes

Our floor plans are flexible, allowing for modifications that will make yours a unique, custom home.

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Our Team


Tom Dillard

Tom Dillard is the founder and president of Cottage Group. Tom has been a custom homebuilder since 2004 when he established Dillard-Jones Builders, LLC. A Clemson University graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering, Tom draws on 20 years of construction, project management and sales experience to manage a successful, award-winning homebuilding company that is the only two-time winner of Southern Living’s Builder of the Year award. He is a hands-on leader who works directly with homeowners, vendor partners, and subcontractors to stay personally involved in each project.