Jay Rutter Construction | The Southern Home

High-quality workmanship and a personal approach to the homebuilding process is the promise made by Jay Rutter Construction, the Thibodaux-based residential custom homebuilding business owned by longtime home developer Jay Rutter. The company offers construction, renovation, and remodeling services to homeowners throughout South Louisiana.

Jay Rutter Construction is set apart by its employees, who all bring their own experience and quality workmanship to the homebuilding process. The company has a commitment to working one-on-one with customers to offer firsthand knowledge and ensure that construction is moving along properly and according to schedule.



“[We use] our experience to be the ones on the site making sure that everything is done to our standards,” Jay says.

Jay brings with him a lifetime of experience in the custom home building industry. He worked for his father, Lea Rutter, for 12 years before going out on his own at the age of 24, now he strives to offer the same standard of quality associated with all Rutter Built homes.

“I’m proud to be a part of the Rutter name in the local home building area . Lea always talked about doing quality work and building quality homes no matter what the size or the price and I want to carry on that same tradition for many years to come,” Jay says.



Jay Rutter Construction’s mission is to ensure that the level of service offered to homeowners exceeds their expectations. The company values the satisfaction of its customers after seeing their visions for their homes come to life.

“They love all of the work we put in because they see it. They see us on the job all day every day making sure everything runs smoothly and looks good,” Jay says.