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For the Love of Building

Matt and Marina George bring their passion, and expertise, to Coeur d’Alene By Jillian Chandler

MG Custom Builders

“The most rewarding part of the work we do through MG Custom Builders is the satisfaction that comes from a completed project,” shares Matt George, owner. “Custom homes are very demanding; every time we complete one, it feels monumental.”

Inspired by a combination of the love of building and the challenge of the process, MG Custom Builders is the vision of Matt and wife Marina.

Serving Kootenai and Bonner counties, MG Custom Builders provides contracting and building experience, combined with many valuable services such as land use consulting and cabinet building, making them a unique construction and development firm here in North Idaho.

Husband-and-wife team Matt and Marina George have been serving clients since 2005—and right here in North Idaho since 2022. Not only does MG Custom Builders bring 18 years of fine home building to the community, but Marina’s experience as a professional land use consultant also assists their clients with feasibility, planning and permitting. “She is a great resource for anyone thinking about buying or developing land,” smiles husband Matt.

Specializing in custom home builds, the couple also takes on high-end remodels/additions, ADUs, and have a custom cabinetry/millwork shop in Coeur d’Alene—from cabinets to statement doors and bespoke furniture, designed by the Matt and built by Matt’s younger brother Nate George at MG Custom Builders—which allows them to have control with the finished end of their projects. “We can truly meet the needs of our clients,” says Marina. “Our operation is truly a family affair, and we really enjoy serving the needs of other families in our community.”

The couple relocated to Coeur d’Alene in 2022. “We have been here just over a year,” the couple shares. “We came for the nature and the amazing community that prides itself on integrity and hard work.” Since moving to the area, they’ve enjoyed getting to know other business owners and the opportunity to network, adding that building their business with other local businesses is important to them.

As Matt shares, “To continually obtain success, you have to maintain a certain level of motivation for it. You also need to surround yourself with people who share that motivation.” And that’s exactly what clients will find with MG Custom Builders: a team that is dedicated, experienced, motivated, and will see your project through to the finish line.

Read what some of their clients are saying:

"Matt is an excellent project manager, always thinking 10 steps ahead, so there were no last-minute surprises or decisions to make. Matt worked hard at proactive communication with me, and it was obvious that he really cared about the outcome of the project. This thoughtful attention to detail is reflected in the quality of their work, and I highly recommend MG Custom Builders." - Linda S.

"Hiring MG Custom Builders for my remodel was the best decision I could have made! I honestly don't have enough good things to say about Matt and his team! From start to finish, Matt was so honest with me about the cost and length of my project. He kept me on budget and always had open lines of communication going with me and his whole crew and sub-contractors, so that nothing ever fell through the cracks. ... Most importantly, I trusted Matt implicitly and knew that he always had my best interest at heart. My home turned out more beautiful than I ever could have imagined, and I am forever grateful. I cannot recommend hiring MG Custom Builders enough!" - Eileen M.

"I admire Matt for his brilliant ideas, superb craftsmanship, and his always solution-oriented and thinking-out-of-the-box mind. He has a calm and confident nature that is only second to his creativity." - Polly H.

If you're ready to discuss your next project, Matt and Marina are just a phone call away.

MG Custom Builders Inc.

3127 West Seltice Way Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 208.661.6189

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