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Portrait of owner Tommy Lipe

Tommy Lipe is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University and second generation owner and home builder of BCI Custom Homes. Started in 1948 as Buchanan Construction Inc., Tommy has steadily grown this family owned & operated business over the last 30 years with integrity and devotion to each client’s unique visions and budget.


Tommy Lipe considers faith-based integrity as the cornerstone of his business model. Understanding the significance of relationships that transcend the typical builder/client dynamic, Tommy is committed to creating a bond built on trust and transparency. To guarantee not only the completion of your dream home but also an enjoyable experience, Tommy goes the extra mile by personally guiding you through every step of the home building process, ensuring a journey as remarkable as the destination.


Together with a long-established team of craftsmen, contractors, and staff, BCI not only provides expert construction services but also offers local, professional architectural design. This allows us to customize the ideal floor plan tailored to your family's needs. Additionally, our team brings professional interior design expertise into the mix, ensuring that your creativity aligns seamlessly with your budget to bring forth a one-of-a-kind dream home. At BCI, we believe in turning your vision into reality, with attention to every detail


Tommy acknowledges BCI’s past and future success to be a direct result of our homeowner’s goodwill and referrals. “I pride myself on building life-long relationships with each client; relationships that begin with a handshake and continue through the building process and long into the future!”


Tommy and his wife Ginny, have resided in Boerne, Kerrville, and the Hill Country since 1987 where they raised their four children–Kendel, Christian, Addison and Olivia. They are now looking forward to helping raise the next generation of Hill Country babies in their grandchildren- Lily and Josiah.


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