About Highlands Builders Group

Master Builders Association
Highlands Builders Group (HBG) is an Eastside-based homebuilder specializing in custom homes and luxury new construction homes.

For nearly two decades, HBG and affiliates have built homes in cherished neighborhoods including Kirkland, West Bellevue, Lakemont, Issaquah, Sammamish, Redmond and Maple Valley. Over the years, HBG principals have earned a reputation from buyers, financial partners and lenders as a quality homebuilder offering outstanding design and quality construction.

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Adam Wanichek

Owner

Adam brings two decades of building experience to Highlands Builders Group. Adam’s career began under Norris Homes, where he built over 50 homes as a Superintendent and created a proprietary scheduling system, keeping costs down and building timelines running smoothly. A position as Construction Manager with Heiser Homes soon followed, which brought him to the close-in Eastside. From there, Adam started BDR Construction, building over 50 homes and townhomes in both traditional and modern design styles.

Adam is respected by his peers, his financial partners and building officials due to his good nature, work ethic and deep understanding of the building process. He has a unique ability to see the art in his work, drawing on his studies in Architecture and Interior Design and his upbringing as a builder’s son. Adam is a member of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish County.

Greg Heiser

Director of Operations

Greg brings over three decades of experience with in-fill homebuilding and plat development on the Eastside. Greg and his affiliates are responsible for the design and build of hundreds of semi-custom homes, including every city and community within a reasonable commute to downtown Bellevue. They include such exclusive areas as Lakemont, The Reserve, Montreaux, Mill Creek Country Club, Bear Creek Country Club, Lake of the Woods, as well as many others.

Greg and his partners have received over 50 Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards. Greg is a long-time member of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish County.

Bria Wanichek

Land Acquisition/Director of Sales

Bria brings over a decade of high-end real estate sales expertise and client relations experience to the HBG team. In her former career as a top broker with Windermere Real Estate, Bria represented many top area builders, including Bennett Homes and BDR Construction, and resale buyers and sellers on the Eastside. She uses this expertise to assist HBG with land acquisition and investor relations. Her love of real estate and current design trends in the homebuilding industry ensures our continued fresh and modern home designs and interiors.

Bria’s background as a daughter of a homebuilder gives her a unique understanding of the homebuilding process, from land acquisition to delivery of the final product. Bria holds a BA in Public Relations and Marketing from Pepperdine University.

Brittney Birkland

Interior Designer

Brittney is Highlands Builders Group’s keen eye for color palettes and schemes. Working with a top design firm in Seattle, she is continuously exposed to the of-the-moment design trends. She has the ability to pull fresh selections that mix the latest in design with traditional elements for our discerning buyers.

Her past career experience is with Ethan Allen, Six Walls Interior Design and Nordstrom. Brittney has a BA in Interior Design with a minor in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University.