True to Your Vision

Our ultimate goal is to build a home that will take your breath away every time you turn into the driveway.

About Us...

We strive to be true to your vision, listen to your ideas and concerns and take them to heart. Our ultimate goal is to build a home that will take your breath away every time you turn into the driveway. From design to completion, we strive to make the building experience enjoyable. Attention to details and communication result in an outcome that will be a source of pride and enjoyment to all involved. Our team members are experts in their field. Each one brings years of experience, quality craftsmanship, and the attention to detail that you deserve.

Meet Our Team...

Scott Gurganus, Owner

Education: East Carolina University; B.S. Degree in Political Science, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional: Scott Gurganus is the Owner of Watermark Homes. A native of Eastern North Carolina, he has been successfully designing and building quality custom homes in North and South Carolina for nearly 20 years. Scott has a natural ability to sense what his clients want and turn those ideas into custom homes that easily exceed your expectations. He loves that every project is different and that each home will have it's own personality. Scott was the selected builder of the 2007 Coastal Living Magazine Idea House and sits on the Board of the River Dunes Builder's Guild and was the 2015 President of the Craven Pamlico Home Builders Association. In 2015, he also won Builder of the Year. Rest assured, he leads a reputable company and provides high quality service and craftsmanship.


Cindy Shockley, Director of Operations

Education: University of South Alabama, Degree in Paralegal Studies

Professional: Cindy is a native of Raleigh, NC and joined the Watermark team in 2010. She is frequently called the "glue" of the team as she coordinates appointments with home-owners, builders and designers while handling all in-office duties. She enjoys working with clients and considers each one an extension of the Watermark family. Cindy has a good sense of humor and makes all who know her feel very comfortable.


Scott Williams, Owner, The Red Rickshaw

Professional: Scott Williams is the Owner/Designer of The Red Rickshaw, Watermark's preferred interior design company. The Red Rickshaw and Watermark Homes have been working together since 2008 and bring exceptional taste to every home they design and build. Scott has a keen eye for detail and makes sure that each room is given the attention it deserves by selecting unique furniture and accessories that will fit any budget.

Memberships and Recognitions...

2015 Craven Pamlico Home Builder of the Year
Master Build Guild
Home Builder's Association, North and South Carolina
River Dunes Builder's Guild
Craven Pamlico Home Builder's Association
2007 Coastal Living Magazine's Idea House