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Escott Builders provides you with the care and attention to detail that defines a truly great home. A home that is beautiful, livable, welcoming and reflects your personal style. So, when you're ready to make the move, trust Escott Builders to bring your dreams to life.

About Us

Escott Builders, Inc. is a general contracting firm located in Lafayette, Louisiana that specializes in residential construction of plans 1,600 to 25,000+ sq. ft. 

John Escott has more than three decades of construction experience, providing a strong foundation for building exceptional, quality homes. Whether speculative or custom homes, clients have the assurance John will provide on-site management of their project, overseeing all necessary facets and paying special attention to intricate building details, allowing their home to become an outstanding success. Communication and management of expectations, John believes, is the key to a flourishing client-builder relationship.

John is a licensed architect and general contractor. He is a past president of the Acadian Home Builders Association and was named their 1998 Builder of the Year. He is a graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette (USL) with a BA in Architecture.  


"Not only did we have a successful building experience, but we've established a friendship. John's effective problem solving abilities and patience made the process much easier than we anticipated."

"From beginning to end, building a home with John was so easy. He took complete control and made it a joy."

"Purchasing John Escott's parade home was the most pleasurable home buying experience we've ever had. Service was provided during and after the sale and the quality of construction in our home is second to none. If we ever buy or build again, it will be with Escott Builders."