Scott has over 40 years of construction experience starting his career in Fairfax, Virginia. By 1999 he had worked in the states of Maryland, South Carolina and Florida, building and remodeling more than 200 homes costing $200,000 to $3,000,000. Scott was the former Co-Owner & Vice President of Carolina Shores Construction Co., Inc., and Owner & President of Marlin Construction Co., Inc. both in Beaufort, South Carolina. After selling his business in 2000 Scott Relocated to the Tampa Bay area and held the positions of Lead Builder for David Weekley Homes in Tampa, Florida and Production Supervisor for Arthur Rutenberg Homes in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Wanting to move west
Scott's vision to create Gemstone started shortly after he settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2007 and by 2008 it officially became a Limited Liability Company. Scott prides himself on punctuality, communication, quality, budget control and finishing on schedule. Scott is a New Mexico state licensed general contractor, is certified by NEHA-NRPP as a residential radon level measurement provider, a certified member of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists and the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors.
Our team is highly skilled, personal and professional. We work together to produce superior results, quality and customer satisfaction. To accomplish this goal we select and employ only the top subcontractors and craftsmen in the Santa Fe area.
Born in Cyprus of English and Greek Cypriot parents Marina lived around the world before moving to New Mexico in the late 1980's. Marina is the creative consultant for Gemstone. She is a studio artist and had work shown and sold in the 2013 Summer Exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts in London. Marina's artistic talents are instrumental in assisting and guiding our clients vision with design, color and use of space. Marina is a graduate from Oxford Brookes University in England with a degree in History of Art and Anthropology.