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James Monroe Homes

Our Story

- 2006 -

James & Martha Monroe found Via Vitae Development

- 2007 -

James crafts his vision for the product, processes, and people necessary for success and transitions to building homes full-time

- 2009 -

Via Vita Development builds its first Green Built KY/Energy Star/HERS Rated Home as a testament to James’ commitment to energy efficiency

- 2011 -

Via Vitae Development transitions to James Monroe Homes

- 2013 -

James Monroe Homes is awarded top honors from the Home Builders Association of Lexington – Builder of the Year and Green Built Business of the Year

- 2015 -

James Monroe Homes establishes a dedicated team to expand the company

- 2017 -

An inhouse design center is created to revolutionize the customer experience for home building in Central Kentucky

- 2017 -

The James & Martha Monroe Charitable Foundation is established

- 2018 -

James is awarded the Top 40 Under 40 Building Professional honor by Pro Builder magazine

- 2020 -

JMH starts building in Magnolia Pointe in Richmond.

- 2021 -

JMH receives the National Housing Quality Award, Honorable Mention

- 2022 -

JMH begins building and selling homes in Georgetown in Barkley Meadows, the second exclusive JMH community

- 2023 -

The Sales & Marketing Team Earns the BIA Pinnacle Award for New Home Construction Sales for the third year in a row