At Beacon Custom Homes we’re here to help our clients achieve their lifestyle goals through thoughtful design and quality implementation.

Beacon Custom Homes shares your excitement in planning for your project, and we believe that EVERY client is unique. You will work directly with an owner to identify your particular interests and needs. Then we will work together to develop a design that satisfies your vision, while striking the appropriate balance between cost and features.

We are privileged to work closely with talented architects, tradespeople, suppliers, and other professionals who share our passion, and take pride in their work.

Hands-on supervision of each project insures that the construction process is efficient and fruitful. Our management style provides for organized job sites, adherence to budgets, realistic scheduling, and fair dealings with clients, suppliers and subcontractors. We are proud of our product and we care about our clients’ needs.

We are leaders in the Hampton Roads Home building community, and through working with us you will learn why.


The Beacon Custom Homes’ team is led by three partners, whose combined experience in construction and real estate total over seventy-five years. By applying their complimentary talents, and working together towards their clients’ goals, these three professionals have made Beacon Custom Homes the best choice for executing your custom construction needs.

Reese Smith Jr.

Reese Smith Jr. is a second generation builder with family roots in the real estate, land development, and home building business. Equipped with a MBA and many years of hands-on building experience, Reese knows his trade. His history includes a wide range of product types, including multi-family town homes, luxury waterfront condominiums, residential renovations, commercial / retail construction, as well as luxury custom homes designed for today’s lifestyles.

Reese is a past President of the Tidewater Builder’s Association and currently serves on its Board of Directors. Reese also serves on the Virginia Beach Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Board.

Reese has developed a business formula for efficient construction management, strong customer service, and solid work ethic. When applied to day to day operations, this translates into a high level of customer satisfaction both during construction and after move-in. It is attention to detail and efficient supervision of every trade that allows Beacon Custom Homes to deliver a superior product.

Rick Savino

Rick Savino has broad experience which includes working for a national home builder in the Northern Virginia area where he focused on estate home construction, as well as leadership in other home building partnerships. Rick brings that experience to bear when it comes to staying ahead of the curve on floor plan trends, innovative building techniques and new products.

Rick belongs to the prestigious group of Builders nationwide who have earned the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation, identifying him as one of the building industry’s most highly qualified professionals. He is also a Certified Green Professional, which recognizes contractors who incorporate green building principles into their homes.

Rick is passionate about getting to know each of the company’s clients, and working hard to customize every project to fit their unique needs. Rick also excels at identifying opportunities for improvements, and facilitating changes during construction. By working closely with customers and delivering customized results, Beacon Custom Homes offers our homeowners a superior building experience.

Rob Wadsworth

Rob Wadsworth is a Virginia Beach native, and after obtaining a degree in Marketing from Virginia Tech, he moved back home to reside in the same area where he grew up. Rob is a recognized innovator in real estate brokerage and land acquisition. He brings years of development experience along with a strong background in real estate finance to the Beacon Custom Homes organization.

Rob’s skill in financial structuring and his creative approach to business strategy, gives Beacon Custom Homes an advantage over our competition by allowing our company the flexibility to say “yes” when serving our customers