Talbert Building is a boutique residential construction firm specializing in luxury custom homes and whole home renovations on Figure 8 Island, Wrightsville Beach, and surrounding coastal areas. We believe in hard work, honesty, fairness, and accountability.  Our skill and technique are evident in the quality homes we construct and we place a huge focus on building relationships with our clients, our employees, and our subcontractors.  With that tenet in mind we’ve built an amazing team over the years and our combined enthusiasm and skills have produced some pretty extraordinary results.

Pat Talbert, President

Pat Talbert, Founder and President of Talbert Building, holds an unlimited General Contractor’s license and has been building in Wilmington and the surrounding coastal areas for over 20 years.

Growing up Pat spent summers working in nearly every facet of construction resulting in vast knowledge and experience across the board.  Upon moving to Wilmington he oversaw many renovations and new construction projects for Nick Garrett Building & Development, one of the area’s most respected and prestigious building firms.

In 2002 Pat received his unlimited license and formed Talbert Building with the goal of providing our clients the finest possible craftsmanship, exceptional personal service, and unmatched attention to detail.

When not working on projects Pat can be found in the boat, on the tennis court, or traveling.

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About Pat Talbert, President

Jimmy Ward, Project Manager

Jimmy Ward began his construction career as a framing carpenter while in high school. By the age of 26, in 1996, he was a foreman and site supervisor for Nick Garrett Building & Development, one of the area’s most highly respected building firms. As foreman he was responsible for the project from the grading of the lot to the final completion of the home.

During this time Jimmy was directly responsible for over 12 custom homes, many of which helped to shape the character of Wrightsville Beach and Figure 8 Island. He is still in contact with many of these homeowners and continues to manage their properties to this day.

Jimmy handles all day-to-day operations for Talbert Building and manages each project from start to finish.

He’s a great communicator, is highly organized, and is very skilled at answering questions. We tell our clients he’s their new best friend!

Jimmy’s an avid outdoorsman and can often be found hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

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Alison Talbert, Vice President

Alison Talbert serves as Vice President for the company and is vital to the continuity of our projects.

She is responsible for internal operations, systems, and organization.  She is also very involved with the selections process and often schedules and attends selection meetings when an interior designer is not involved, ensuring smooth communication between our clients and our team.

In her free time Alison can be found in the gym, on the boat, or reading a good book on the beach.

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About Alison Talbert, Vice President