3786 Huetter Road, Suite B
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814


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"Monarch Development did an outstanding job building our home. The pride Monarch takes in its work is evident throughout the construction process from beginning to end. Consistent with providing sound craftsmanship Monarch’s customer service is top notch. Monarch communicated with us throughout the project and managed our expectations well. Its no wonder why Monarch is the builder of choice in our neighborhood."

- George and Linda Rohlinger 



Our History | Monarch Custom Builders | The Team 

Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Custom Home Builders since 1994

Monarch Development, INC. is an award-winning custom home builder based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho that specializes in a variety of custom home designs, ranging from Northwest rustic to the most modern trends and styles.

Innovation, Quality and Trust is the commitment that owners, Joel & Shawn Anderson, make to their clients. This commitment is the foundation of every home project they create. Joel, Shawn and the experienced team at Monarch Custom Homes combine their unmatchable experience to deliver an award winning experience. Joel, a lifelong resident of North Idaho, brings his clients 25 years of experience in the building industry. He and Shawn guide clients through every aspect of the building process – choosing a location, designing a home plan, creating a realistic budget, and customizing finishes for clients’ every need and wish. At Monarch, helping to create your dream home means not being tied to a particular style or design, but instead embracing a wide array of trends in style, current technology and energy efficiency while maintaining the same dependable and extraordinary quality.

From design through completion, the team at Monarch Development strives to exceed client expectations by building a hand-crafted quality home both on time and on budget. Custom homes are dreams of a lifetime, and Monarch has proven through their years of experience, Parade of Homes awards garnered and most importantly, lasting client friendships, that it is a company you can trust with your dream. 

Visit our photo Gallery to view Monarch’s diverse portfolio of quality homes and peruse their client testimonials. They also welcome you to tour a completed project, because seeing is indeed believing! 

Monarch Custom Builders, LLC

Joel and Shawn Anderson of Monarch Development, Rick Blaski of Freedom Homes, LLC and Bill Morrow, Jr. of Idaho Builders, LLC came together in 2010 to form Monarch Custom Builders, LLC for specific project locations. Together, they bring their clients over 50 years of experience in the building industry. Throughout the years, Joel and Shawn have earned respect as award-winning custom home builders. Rick Blaski and Bill Morrow, Jr. have also been recognized for their luxurious custom homes built in Black Rock and Legacy Ridge. This integrated team at Monarch Custom Builders' combines vast experience to build exceptional quality homes to fit almost any budget at an affordable price.

The Team


Joel and Shawn Anderson

Joel Anderson began his career in the construction industry as a young adult working in every aspect of construction from concrete to finish carpentry work. In 1994, he and a partner started their own successful framing business and then in 1998, Joel used his practical hands-on knowledge to begin general contracting and building houses. After gaining 19 years experience in the financial services industry, Shawn joined Joel at Monarch in 2006 to help continue to grow their family business. The mortgage experience gained during that career proved invaluable to help client’s navigating the home loan market. Together, Joel and Shawn, have built hundreds of custom homes in the last two decades, garnered many top awards for exceptional quality and craftsmanship, but more importantly have earned the trust of our valued clients who later became friends.



Rick Blaski and Bill Morrow Jr.

Rick Blaski and Bill Morrow Jr were co-owners of Freedom Homes, LLC, a Washington based custom home building entity and Idaho Builders, LLC, an Idaho based custom home building entity. Together, they built many custom homes through the Inland Northwest from such luxurious developments as Legacy Ridge in Liberty Lake, WA to Black Rock, in Coeur d'Alene. In 2010 they partnered with Joel and Shawn to form Monarch Custom Builders LLC to continue that legacy of excellence. Together, they bring their clients over 50 years of experience in the building industry. The team at Monarch Custom Builders' strives to build quality homes at every level at an affordable price.





3786 Huetter Road, Suite B
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814