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Chris's involvement in the family home building business started in his youth, working the odd jobs around
the homes. Being "family" it was those jobs nobody else wanted to do which fell into Chris's lap. Needless
to say, Chris learned the business from the ground up.
After graduating from CSU Chico in 1988 with a degree in Construction Management, Chris took a position
as Asst. Project Controls Engineer for an ENR top 5 Engineering/Construction firm headquartered in NYC.
In 1990, Chris moved his young family back to Sacramento to work in the family business. Chris's main
focus was coordinating and supervising the field work. In 1996, Ray retired & Chris became
President of Ray Grenz Construction and ran the day to day operations.
In 1998, the company name was changed, Grenz Homes Inc. was formed
Jeffrey R. Grenz
Again, Jeff's involvment started early in the family business. Jeff received both his Business Degree and
MBA at CSU Sacramento and took a job with Aerojet / GenCorp out of college. It was 1986 when Jeff
joined back in the family business full time. Jeff's background also includes many years in the North State
Building Industry Association as a Home Tour Chairman, Board of Director and as the 1994 President.
In 1996, Jeff Started his own custom home building business and built dozens of homes in the Sacramento
region these last two decades. Jeff adds the "design" aspect of the Design / Build process to Grenz Homes
Inc. Jeff's creativity and ability to bring those concepts to life on paper really helps our clients realize their dreams.
Karen G. Grenz
Karen wears a multitude of hats, Interior Designer and Office Manager.
Karen received her Bachelors of Arts degree at CSU Chico. While raising her family, she went back to school
to study Interior Design. While back in college, Karen involved herself with the local & national levels of ASID
by becoming the VP of the National Student Council of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) .
Karen selects all the finishes in our spec homes and is available to our clients to help choose their own finishes.
Local Suppliers and Subcontractors
Grenz Homes Inc has many relationships with both suppliers and subcontractors that date back 20 years or more. There was a time in the home building business it was important to have your own crews. Grenz Homes Inc. found that in today's home building climate, it works best to have specialized contractors you can trust to meet todays high demands for quality and efficiency.
Office located at: Call Chris or Jeff at: Or simply email us at:
9282 Madison Ave, Orangevale, CA 95662 916-799-2434 or 916-425-3228 firstname.lastname@example.org
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