About Us

Rick Buchanan of Buchanan Construction


When I was five, my father gave me a tool belt, complete with a hammer and a screwdriver. I hammered everything in our home that I could reach, including some things that shouldn’t have been hammered. Ever since that day, building has been my passion. Besides the love I have for my kids, it’s what I live for.

I took my first construction job with a small general contractor in Sylva, about one hour west of Asheville. I eventually interviewed for a supervisor position with a larger general contractor in Asheville. I asked the owner to just give me an opportunity — and he did. I never could have imagined how many times I would use this same phrase throughout my career. I was promoted to Project Manager, and then Senior Project Manager, after proving my dedication and eye for detail.

During that time, we completed some magnificent projects, including:

In 2005, I started Buchanan Construction. I wanted my own firm where every decision is built on quality, integrity, and professionalism. Our number one focus is superior customer satisfaction, to go above and beyond expectations to ensure that our clients are truly satisfied with the final product.

I have taken all of my experience & expertise and expanded it to provide not only commercial construction, but the finest custom homes built in Western North Carolina. We have assembled the most experienced staff of carpenters, supervisors, and project managers of any contractor in Asheville, and I hope you give me an opportunity to show you why we’re the best.

Meet Our Team