Cornerstone Specialties, is dedicated to building one of the finest homes in the Fargo Moorhead area. Our team of devoted employees and professional trade contractors work hard to build some of the most beautifully handcrafted homes in the area. Our goal is to make building a new home an exciting and pleasant experience. We work hard to ensure that you have the home of your dreams.

We have more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry.  It is an eye for detail and quality control that make our homes exceptional.  Since 2000 we have worked hard to develop energy efficient homes that exceed energy codes and save you money each month. Our homes are independently verified and certified for energy efficiency, and receive a score much like a miles per gallon for your car.  Our clients are amazed at how warm our houses are, especially our basements. That’s because our homes come with an ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) basement, which has an insulation rating of  “R” 22.  We’re one of the few companies in the area that use this system.

Our president, Gary Orth, works one on one with our clients. He believes that each buyer is unique who builds with Cornerstone Specialties. As a result, he wants to establish a relationship with our clients to meet every expectation.  We strive to still be friends long after the house closes!

why choose us

Since 1998 we've been constructing exceptional homes, due to our eye for detail and quality control. Since that time we've worked hard to develop an energy efficient homes. Now our homes qualify for the Energy Star rating of 5 Star Plus.

common questions

What sets a Cornerstone Specialties home apart?
Our specialty is providing high performance energy efficient homes. For 17 years we have focused on the goal of building homes with maximum energy savings.