By Carlo Calma
Founder and Chairman of Sho-Deen, Inc. Kent Shodeen has made the announcement that Craig Shodeen has recently rejoined the company, and will serve as president of ShoDeen Residential.
Craig is no stranger to the Sho-Deen, Inc. family, perviously serving as its president and Fox Development Group from 1998 to 2008. During his tenure, he oversaw the sales and construction of over 2,000 homes. After his stint with Sho-Deen, Inc., Craig went on to establish his own custom home building company, Sjodin Custom Homes, LLC in 2008.
Coming back home to the Sho-Deen, Inc. brand was a natural transition for Craig, who further explains that the marriage between his company and his fathers’ will provide more options for custom home buyers.
“I always have taken a lot of pride in the family business,” said Craig. “Adding the Sjodin Custom Homes brand to the Shodeen Residential new home product mix will allow us to offer something for everyone.”
Through his experiences in the industry, Craig will bring over 30 years of residential construction, operations and custom home building expertise to his new position at Shodeen Residential.
The residential devision of Sho-Deen, Inc. has created a strong presence for itself in the Fox River Valley area, having built homes in the area for over 51 years. Its current master-planned community, Mill Creek, will span over 1,400 acres and will total more than 2,000 homes upon completion. According to Craig, the growing community fits the “vision” that his father had for the brand when it first started.
“My father has never wavered from his original goal to offer home buyers the most value for their investment,” said Craig. “Mill Creek exemplifies his vision and his home building philosophy of superior quality and attention to community values and buyers needs.”