Our History

Since our humble beginnings in 1976, LTS has experienced remarkable success on many levels. Here are the highlights of our amazing journey as a custom Pocono Home Builder over more than three decades.

1976–2010 LTS Builders is established and directed by Larry Simon. During those 30 years the company builds over 9,000 homes focusing on quality of design, construction, and community. The company won many awards including the Residential Warranty Corporation’s Award of Distinction and Keystone Award as well as the prestigious American Institute of Architects “Excellence in Architecture Award”. The company was recognized numerous times by the Pocono Builders Association winning many awards for Residential Construction, Marketing and Builder of the Year. Simon was recognized by the community winning various service, leadership and achievement awards. Always focused on the community in which it enjoyed success, LTS also donates generously to the United Way and other community focused non-profit organizations.

2010 – In a transition to a new generation, Lawry Simon founds LTS Homes with a focus on maintaining the legacy of excellence started by his father with the goal of keeping the tradition of quality and value alive. Essential to the continued success is the deep experience of his team; much of which has worked both with father and son.

2010 – In response to changing market conditions LTS introduces Value Engineering which leverages its “Eco-Value” and Energy Star Best Practices for lowest total cost of ownership.

2010 – LTS Homes continues the winning streak with Pocono Builders Association Awards in the Energy Efficient Residential Construction Between 3,500 and 4,500 Square Feet category.

2010 – LTS Homes Receives Energy Star for Homes Leadership in Housing Award.

2011 – Further enhancing the LTS Homes team, Robert Weseloh CPA, a prominent businessman, community leader, and developer, partners with Lawry Simon in the continuing development of LTS Homes.

2011 – LTS Homes opens new Design Studio.

2011 – LTS Homes celebrates 20 year anniversary of participation in Pennsylvania’s Adopt-A-Highway program.

2011 – LTS Homes receives several Pocono Builders Association Awards for the following categories: Residential Construction, 2,500-3,500 square foot, Residential Construction, $300,000-$400,000, Residential Interior Design 2,500-3,500 square foot, and Commercial Interior Decorating/Merchandising.

2012 – 10,000th home completed.

2012 – LTS Homes receives Pocono Builders Association Awards for Residential Construction and Residential Interior Design in the 2,500-3,500 square foot categories.

2013 – LTS Homes introduces several new Value Engineered designs.

2013 – LTS Homes receives several Pocono Builders Association Awards for design and construction for the following categories: Residential Interior Design 1,500-2,500 square foot, Residential Interior Design 2,500-3,500 square foot, and Residential Construction $150,000-$225,000.

2014 – LTS Homes introduces several new Value Engineered designs.

2014 – Living to the real estate mantra of “Location, Location, Location” LTS Homes, to better serve its customer, relocates to its new business offices at 815 Seven Bridge Road East Stroudsburg PA. Conveniently located immediately off of exit 309 on Interstate 80.

2014 – LTS Homes receives Pocono Builders Association Awards for Residential Interior Design in the 1,500-2,500 square foot category, as well Residential Construction in the $225,000-$300,000 category.

2014 –LTS receives the RWC Residential Warranty Corporation Award of Distinction for Quality Building Practices and Exceptional Customer Satisfaction 2001-2014.

2015 – LTS Homes receives several Pocono Builders Association Awards for design and construction for the following categories: Residential Interior Design 2,500-3,000 square foot, Residential Interior Design 1,500-2,500 square foot, and Residential Construction $225,000-$300,000.

2016 – LTS is proud to have been selected by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal as the #1 Top Homebuilder of 2016.