About Us

J.A. Long, Inc. has built a stellar reputation as a master builder for some of northeast Florida’s best residential custom homes.

Founded by John A. Long in 1972, J.A. Long is a family-owned company that is driven by its commitment to quality, personalized service and creating some of the most beautiful homes in North Florida.

By focusing on delivering a quality product, the firm has built a reputation for real dollar value and solid craftsmanship. These high standards are made possible by the family’s personal involvement in every project from the original design work to the daily on-site supervision.

These standards are also backed up by the J.A. Long “Extended Care” policy that goes well beyond the written warranty.

The company’s own Florida-style custom designs focus on wide open spaces and creating a natural fit between each home and its surroundings. J.A. Long also enjoys working with clients who have their own plans and ideas to create a truly customized living space.

J.A. Long Residential Custom Homes are located in some of the most prestigious neighborhoods and communities in the First Coast – including Eagle Harbor, Eagle Landing, World Golf Village, Magnolia Point Country Club, Jacksonville Golf & Country Club, Pace Island, Orange Park Country Club, Romeo Point, and Paradise Moorings.

Our growth and reputation wasn’t achieved by accident.

J.A. Long established the following principles to achieve its success:


J.A. Long takes the utmost pride in building the highest quality home possible for our customers. By handpicking contractors, keeping strict guidelines, constantly monitoring the quality, and maintaining a hands-on approach, quality is ensured on every job.


The professionals at J.A. Long work intelligently to deliver a distinctive home that expresses your taste and lifestyle. Whether you select a custom design, or you and/or you partner with J.A. Long to help design a home that will fit your unique needs, you’re sure to be satisfied with the results. J.A. Long’s extensive experience as a master homebuilder gives you added protection from making unwise choices and avoiding unnecessary expenses that would detract from the pleasure of building your dream home.

Custom Layout and Design

J.A. Long believes part of its job as a custom homebuilder is creating the masterpiece that will house your most important treasures.Each family is unique and you deserve a custom-designed and built home that will bring your family years of enjoyment. J.A. Long works with you to ensure that your new home fits harmoniously into its new environment. By meticulously analyzing the floor plan and elevations, J.A. Long will provide you with a unique home that looks beautiful and will make you proud.


J.A. Long strives to build the best home possible – and deliver a home that is efficient and low-maintenance. Working with you to discuss the costs and efficiencies of different design and structural solutions as your home building partner, J.A. Long is committed to develop a plan to accommodate your family’s desires and still deliver a competitive price.


The most common concern in building or purchasing a home is the experience of the homebuilder and the support received throughout the process. The J.A. Long team has been responsible for hundreds of projects in Northeast Florida and has strong relationships with top trade contractors to ensure that your home project is given top priority. The long-time master builder prides itself for the interactive communication with each client and sharing in their desire to work toward the same goal. J.A. Long strives for every customer to feel as if they are the only customer.


J.A. Long understands the importance of building a strong, lasting relationship with each client. The master homebuilder maintains a constant open line of communication to deliver on its promise to build your home on time and within budget.