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Bay Lake Builders came to life based on a vision of providing valued clients with high-end quality construction, marked by integrity and satisfaction.   Led by Certified Building Contractor, Steven Kuharske, Bay Lake Builders provides exceptional service to the Greater Central Florida area.  

The ability to understand your project’s unique needs and tailor custom construction solutions gives Bay Lake Builders the competitive advantage over others. Bay Lake Builders uses in-house talent and a trusted network of vendors and subcontractors to masterfully create the dream home you want. Not only is Bay Lake Builders a custom home builder, but, more importantly, we are your partner – caring as much about the success of the project as you do. 

Meet the Team

Steven Kuharkse, Certified Building Contractor Bay Lake Builders

Certified Building Contractor, Steven Kuharske, is a second generation south Lake county native.  Having been in construction since 1998, Steven is known for his patience, leadership, and ability to complete some of the most intricately crafted, architectural details. Steven is deeply involved in every aspect of construction in the field, his hands-on approach to building ensures that every project has earned his seal of approval. His reputation is built on his unwavering commitment to excellence and his ability to deliver on his promises.

Having spent time working in each area of the industry, Steven knew from an early age that construction and custom home building was the only direction for him.  Steven's integrity, honesty, and enthusiasm is at the heart of the company.  The relationships he maintains, as well as the respect he inspires within the industry, are unique and unparalleled.  

​Steven takes pride in his work and family.  His free time is spent with his wife and two kids farming, fishing, hunting, and traveling.  

Dana has been in various sales roles since she graduated college in 2004 from Western Kentucky University. She found her true passion when she began working alongside custom home clients, helping them through the various stages of the construction-to-permanent loan process.  With years of experience on the business side of construction, Dana can help streamline the custom homebuilding process for you - from initial concept, to designing plans, working with lenders and getting loan approval. She understands the complexities of building a custom home and is able to guide her clients through the process with ease.

Dana is also a licensed Real Estate Agent with immense knowledge of the Central Florida market.  Although Dana has participated in many types of Real Estate transactions, her main area of expertise is vacant land contracts.  Dana enjoys assisting clients with purchasing properties, so they can build their dream home! 

​In Dana's free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids.  Her biggest passions are fishing, scalloping, traveling with friends, and expanding her knowledge of real estate investing. 

Dana Kuharske, Manger and Director of Sales Bay Lake Builders

Our Process


We want to discuss your objectives and explore building options to turn your dreams into reality.


Preconstruction Design

Together, as a team, we will work to create your vision, ensuring your satisfaction every step of the way.

Design & Construction Estimate

Once the project design and details have been finalized, we will meet to discuss the construction estimate.

Designer Comparing Samples

The Finishing Touches

At Bay Lake Builders, we take pride in delivering a final product that exceeds our clients expectations. 

Home Renovation

Tell us about your project today.

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