FRIDAY, August 18, 2011 12:00

Builder Profile

•Life time resident of Florence, South Carolina
•Married in 1993, wife Lisa, and two children, Whitney and Adam
•Francis Marion University Graduate 1991 and returned for MBA in 1996
•Worked in manufacturing since 1991 in purchasing, warehousing, scheduling, materials management, manufacturing engineering, including three plant start-ups.
•Remodeling homes (started in 1982 with father)
•Investor/ Developer of residential and commercial properties
•Currently licensed as: Commercial General Contractor, Residential Builder, & SC Realtor
•Custom builder of residential homes and commercial buildings
•HBA Builder State Director 2005
•Received HBA Presidents Award for outstanding contribution 2005
•President of the Pee Dee Home Builders Association 2006
•Master Builder certified by State Home Builders Association since January 2006
•Tour Of Homes participant 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008
•Won “Best in Category” Tour of Homes 2007
•Won “Best in Category” 2007 Designer Home and Living Show
•President of Forest Lake Pointe Home Owners Association 2006
•Architect Review Committee Chairman for Forest Lake Pointe 2005 and 2006
•Appointed to the Florence County Planning Commission 2008 appointed Chairman 2-28-12
•Custom homes currently in Oak Pointe, Palmetto Shores, Forest Lake Shores, Forest Lake Pointe, Old Field, Windsor Forest, Wax Myrtle, Westlakes, and other areas.
•All satisfied customers, to date
•References are available upon request
•Quality building and customer satisfaction are maintained as top priority with Advanced Building Concepts LLC at all times.
•Licensed, Bonded, and Insured

ERA Leatherman

ERA Leatherman would like to introduce you to the newest member of the ERA family, Jody B. Lane. With deep roots in the Florence community, Jody is not only a highly successful REALTOR but a well-respected builder as well.

Married since 1993, Jody and his wife Lisa have two children, Whitney & Adam. Jody graduated from Francis Marion University in 1991 and returned for his Master of Business Administration in 1996. Jody loves to reminisce about remodeling homes with his father in the early 1980s. After graduation from FMU in 1991, he worked in manufacturing for many years before going into construction full-time. Jody is the owner of Advanced Building Concepts LLC. He is licensed as both a commercial general contractor and a residential builder. He was one of the first to be certified as a Master Builder of South Carolina on 1/5/2006.

He holds a United States Patent granted on 9/22/09, Patent # 7,591,110,B2. He was certified in Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting on 9/28/10. Jody was one of the developer's for Westlake subdivision in 2005. He has served as a State Director for the Home Builder's Association, is Past President of the local Home Builder's Association and also PAC Trustee for 2007. He participated in the Tour of Homes in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2007, he won "Best in Category" in the Tour of Homes. In 2007, he also won "Best in Category" in the Designer Home & Living Show. Jody has served as past president of the Forest Lake Pointe homeowner's association and also on the architectural review committee. He was appointed to the Florence County Planning Commission in 2008. He has built custom homes for many happy families in the Pee Dee. You many find his custom homes in Oak Pointe, Palmetto Shores, Forest Lake Shores, Forest Lake Pointe, Oldfield, Windsor Forest, Wax Myrtle, Westlakes, and other areas. Quality construction and customer satisfaction are maintained as Jody's top priority! To learn more, visit

“We’re delighted to have Jody join our winning team,” said Jean Leatherman, President of ERA Leatherman Realty. “He brings tremendous experience and proven leadership that will certainly benefit our company and our customers. As part of ERA Leatherman Realty, Jody will be able to offer homebuyers and sellers a wide variety of valuable products and services including online listings, home warranty plans, the ERA Sellers Security Plan and more. Furthermore, as a private investor himself, Jody's experience in buying and renovating homes to rent or sell, along with his knowledge & understanding of construction costs, makes him uniquely qualified to counsel buyers of foreclosures and fixer uppers."

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