We specialize in building beautiful custom homes, fireplaces, dramatic stairways, detailed woodwork & trim, home remodeling & energy efficiency.

Quality Craftsmanship Creates the Classic

About Us

With decades of experience as a second generational home builder, Carlson Custom Homes’ CEO Brad Carlson is passionate about providing Kansas City families with the home of their dreams. Brad hand-picks the most well developed communities north of the river and focuses on building our clients the custom home of their dreams. Carlson Custom Homes utilizes unique features in each build, such as dramatic entries, beautiful stairways, detailed fireplaces, cabinetry, energy efficiency, and above all, craftsmanship.

Brad Carlson is the Founder and CEO of Force Midwest, a dynamic holding company, who wholly owns MAG Trucks, APEX Specialty Vehicles, Sapphire Capital, and Carlson Custom Homes. Force Midwest supply’s management, resources, capital and vision to allow growth for each company under management.

Top-quality craftsmanship has always been Brad Carlson’s focus. Dramatic design and innovation are elements that are carefully built into each custom home. Our team of experts are recognized for their creativity, unique eye for style, and meticulous attention to build detail. Let us know how we can bring your vision to life!

  • 1500+ Homes
  • $550 Million Homes Built
  • 40+ Neighborhoods

Hear from our satisfied customers!

Greg and I just love the unique design style of our dream home!

Shari W.

I have built several homes over the years and chose Carlson Custom Homes because I saw the craftsmanship in the past homes built.

Tom D.

My husband and I are continually amazed at Carlson Custom Home’s attention to detail!

Karen G.