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About Us

Cincinnati-based Potterhill Homes is a family-owned company founded in 2001 to provide better built homes for families in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Started by Cincinnati real estate pioneer Dan Rolfes, Potterhill Homes has been a labor of love from the beginning. Potterhill Homes President, Carolyn Rolfes, lives in a Potterhill Home.

Potterhill Homes' commitment to providing homeowners with the best value through building science is evident in the way we build homes. Maybe it's our German engineering roots, but we can't seem to stop improving upon our construction processes. We have built hundreds of homes using dozens of variations of energy efficient building techniques to make sure the homes we build are more comfortable, durable and energy efficient than any other homes available on the market.

Please take a moment to read about a few of our accomplishments:

Event Timeline

  • 2018 – Potterhill Homes introduces Z-Wave
  • 2018 – Mills of Miami opens New Section with brand new home styles
  • 2017 – Potterhill Homes participated in CitiRama in Woodlawn Meadows
  • 2017 – Potterhill Homes received several awards for our home in CitiRama including 2nd Place for Favorite Home of CitiRama, others were for our Landscaping, Decoration, Exterior and Kitchen Design
  • 2016 – Potterhill Homes participated in CitiRama in Gershom Grove
  • 2015 – Carolyn Rolfes is inducted into the Hall of Fame by Working In Neighborhoods, recognizing Potterhill Homes as the leading Neighborhood Green Builder in Cincinnati.
  • 2014 – Potterhill Homes participates in Homefest, a luxury homeshow presented by the Northern Kentucky Homebuilders Association.
  • 2013 – Potterhill Homes president Carolyn Rolfes is elected and serves as Chairman of the Board of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati
  • 2012 – Potterhill Homes president Carolyn Rolfes is elected President of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati, marking just the second time in the HBA's 77 year history that a female has been elected to serve as its president.
  • 2012 – September 2012 Potterhill Homes participates in CitiRama™ an urban site home show located at Virginia Place in Northside. CitiRama is produced by the Greater Cincinnati Homebuilders Association.
  • 2012 – June 2012 Potterhill Homes builds its first home in Homearama™. Homearama is the premier new home showcase in Greater Cincinnati and is attended by over 25,000 people each year. Potterhill makes history and builds the first Zero Energy Home in Homearama's 50 year history.
  • 2011 – Potterhill Homes builds more LEED certified new homes in Ohio than any other builder. LEED is recognized as one of the leading national green building programs.
  • 2011 – September 2011 Potterhill Homes is awarded People's Choice Award for favorite house, favorite landscaping and favorite decorating for the CitiRama™ 2011 urban home showcase.
  • 2011 - Mills of Miami Named Community of the Year by The Homebuilders Associations of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
  • 2011 - Janurary 2011 Potterhill Homes' parent company Meridian Mark Management is listed as The Cincinnati Business Courier's 4th Largest Builder in 2010.
  • 2010 - June 2010 Potterhill Homes opens their first Research and Development Net Zero Energy Cost Model home in The Northwind Community.
  • 2010 – June 2010 Potterhill Homes participates in CitiRama at Rockford Woods – an urban site home show – and wins numerous judges' awards including favorite exterior.
  • 2009 – Potterhill Homes receives recognition from the Business Courier publication for being the 4th largest home builder in the Greater Cincinnati market.
  • 2009 – Potterhill Homes merges with Charleston Signature Homes to offer customers a wider choice of locations and floor plans.
  • 2008 – Potterhill Homes becomes the first builder in Southern Ohio to complete an NAHB Green certified home.
  • 2008 – Introduced the Meridian Mark Management Green Seal
  • 2007 – Participated in CitiRama in Brodbeck Park, winning Best House for the Hemingway.
  • 2007 – Opens Mills of Miami, a master planned community located in Miami Township, Milford Schools. The community has a club house, pool, 24-hour workout facility and picnic pavilion for its residents.  
  • 2006 – Potterhill Homes builds its 150th house.
  • 2005 – Participates in the Cincinnati Homebuilder's Association CitiRama home show in Bond Hill.
  • 2005 – Opens DeWitt Landing in historic village of Greenhills.
  • 2004 – Builds two homes in partnership with HURC (Homestead Urban Redevelopment Corporation) in the infill neighborhood of Evanston
  • 2004 – Opens Walnut Creek in Lebanon.
  • 2003 – Second phase of Mills of Carthage is opened
  • 2002 – Potterhill Homes premieres by building 15 homes at the Mills of Carthage, a breakthrough community built on a reclaimed brown field. The community gets nationwide attention as an excellent example of urban development. Over 4,000 people from across the country toured the community