About Us

Land Development & Building is a privately held small business focused on creating unique, sustainably built homes within vibrant, cohesive communities. We are a new generation of custom home builders in the Indianapolis area who believe in building smarter, not always bigger.

Our team of innovative thinkers, craftsmen and suppliers brings passion and professionalism to our unique product offerings of cottage homes and Pocket Neighborhoods. Everyone involved is dedicated to building custom homes designed for everyday living that are sustainable and withstand the test of time.

Our Team

A strong team with years of experience

Casey Land Custom Home Builder

Casey Land


With over 40 years of building and development experience in the Indianapolis area, Casey Land brings a veteran engineering eye and an innovative approach to homebuilding.  His passion for building eco-friendly, smartly designed homes in vibrant communities pushed Casey to the forefront in adopting the pocket neighborhood concept in the Midwest.  His early experience working for his father’s bridge-building company instilled in him the importance of superior craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.  From custom-built homes to residential neighborhood developments, Casey’s work guarantees buyers the highest standards of quality throughout.

Ross Chapin Architects

Ross Chapin


Ross Chapin Architects is dedicated to community-building, environmental stewardship, and expression of the simple joy of living through the creation of wonderfully detailed, “sensibly-sized” custom homes and soulful, vibrant built environments.  A full-service architectural firm based on Whidbey Island since 1982, RCA has earned consistent recognition and major awards, the most recent of which are the 2007 & 2009 AIA National Honor Award and the 2007 Residential Architect Magazine Merit Award.  The firm’s work is regularly published in widely-distributed magazines and newspapers. 

Plat Collective


Plat Collective is more than a real estate brokerage.  It is a collection of neighbors, volunteers, advocates, and friends who are passionate about advancing neighborhoods and their residents.  They are committed to serving each community and its distinct qualities.  Led by Mark Nottingham, this dynamic five-person team works to find the right fit for homebuyers, guide them through the building process, and welcome them to the Inglenook neighborhood.  They believe that each community, like each person, has its own personality, culture, and history, and are excited to share Land Development & Building’s unique cottage homes and Pocket Neighborhoods.