Get to Know Us

River City Builders is a Texas based Corporation, headquartered in New Braunfels Texas. We have been serving Central Texas since 1982. Our team concept for residential and commercial construction has afforded our clients the highest value, quality construction in our market. We focus the considerable talents of our team members on the needs and budgets of our customers. Quality is never sacrificed to time or money. We encourage you to spend a moment looking at our work and sincerely ask that you talk to our references. Everything we build is for you and we expect to satisfy your needs.

If you are not satisfied, we are not finished.

River City Builders is committed to the New Braunfels and Hill Country community. We have been involved with Civic Memberships, Boards & Commissions:

New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce:

  • Blue Coat – Past Chair
  • Leadership New Braunfels Class of 1995-1996
  • Life Member
  • Transportation Committee – Past Chair
  • Board/Exec. – Past Chair
  • Chair of the Board award
  • Besserung award
  • Hall of Honor

In the Community:

  • Heritage Society
  • HOSTS (Help One Student To Succeed)
  • Community Service Center – Past Board
  • Humane Society – Past Board
  • Hummel Museum (New Braunfels Museum of Art) – Past President

Working with the City & State:

  • Planning & Zoning Commission – Past Chair
  • Comprehensive Plan Committee – Chair, Land Use & Zoning
  • Charter Review Committee – Chair
  • Comprehensive Plan Update Committee – Chair
  • Past Board and Exec Comm. Edwards Aquifer Authority, Treasurer

We are fully insured, bond-able and licensed to serve as the general contractor for your next quality project. Want to know what it is like working with us? Just ask any one of our clients! We are proud to have built our business through referrals.

We enjoy working with our clients, here is a list of just a few of our favorite building projects:

Custom Homes


Mr. & Mrs. Richard S. Gold
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Dale Campbell
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Joe McKinney
Spring Branch, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Allen Thompson
New Braunfels

Dr. & Mrs. Mark Hickman
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Taylor
New Braunfels, Texas 78131

Mr. & Mrs. Baines Manning
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. & Mrs. Jason Goggans
New Braunfels, Texas

Dr. Brenda Covey
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. and Mrs. Comer Alden
New Braunfels, Texas

Mrs. George Watford
Houston, Texas

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Farris
San Antonio, Texas

New Braunfels Smokehouse
New Braunfels

Rudy's and Carino's
New Braunfels

Dr. Bob Bower
Medical Clinic/Imaging Center
New Braunfels, Texas

Mr. Roger Tuttle
Mfg. Building
New Braunfels, Texas

Dr. Todd Keller
Med. Clinic
New Breaunfels, Texas

Dr. Ed Wuensch
Med. Clinic
New Braunfels, Texas 

Have Questions? We have Answers!

Architectural References

Alan Whitton
Whitton and Whitton
Architects and Interior Design
(512) 444-8152

O. Daniel Castillo
(830) 626-7073

Malcolm G. Chesney
Chesney Morales and Associates, Inc.
(210) 828-9481

Richard H. Mogas
Mogas & Associates
210) 829-7994 
Viola Lopez
Ford, Powell & Carson, Inc.
(210) 226-1246

Lloyd K. Lippe
(830) 379-0920

R. Dale Dibello, AIA, Principal
Dibello Architects, PLLC

Craig Massough
CgM and Associates, Architects



River City Builder's John Lovett is a leader in the Building Industry:

  • Past President of the Greater New Braunfels Home Builders Assn.
  • Past Board of the Texas Association of Builders
  • On Board of the Custom Homes Council of the National Association of Home Builders

I have worked with John since 1992 on 10 major new custom home projects. John and River City Builders have, in every case, produced an excellent quality project and had a well satisfied client when the project was complete. It is a pleasure to work with a general Contractor of John's character and competence.

-Alan Whitton, Architect

John built our house in 2002. He was extremely professional and we really appreciated his expertise.

-Shane and Lori Thompson, Residential Customers