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Larry Rice and Lorenzo Pirritano, the founders of Canyon Building Company, Inc., bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the home building and construction industry. Their philosophy centers around the importance of client satisfaction, recognizing that without happy clients, a construction company cannot thrive. To achieve this, they prioritize transparency and clear communication throughout every project.

Their partnership is built not only on a strong working relationship but also on a close personal friendship and mutual respect. This combination of professional expertise and genuine camaraderie sets the foundation for their company's success.

Canyon Building Company, Inc. is dedicated to turning clients' dream homes into reality. With Larry and Lorenzo's commitment to transparency, clear communication, and their deep understanding of the construction and people business, they aim to create happy homeowners at the end of every project.

If you're considering a construction or home building project in the Hill Country, you can look forward to the expertise and dedication of Canyon Building Company, Inc. to make your dreams come true.


Larry Rice's extensive experience and passion for the residential construction and home building industry make him an invaluable member of Canyon Building Company, Inc.

Larry's journey in construction began with his pre-engineering studies at Southwest Texas State University, now known as Texas State University, located in San Marcos. Born in Michigan and having lived in various places like New Jersey and Minnesota during his childhood, he eventually settled in Houston and graduated from high school there.

With over 40 years of experience in the field, Larry has a deep and diverse background. He spent many years working for an architectural firm in St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as the project architect, primarily focusing on residential projects within a commercial firm. His career then led him to Dallas, where he worked for a major new home builder. Larry's dedication and expertise quickly earned him a management role, where he oversaw a division of 10 construction managers. In this capacity, he was responsible for ensuring the quality and profitability of homes under construction, all while prioritizing customer satisfaction.

Larry's commitment to quality extended beyond new home construction. In Missouri, he also built quality custom homes and completed extensive room additions and remodels. Eventually, the allure of the Hill Country in Texas brought Larry back to the state, where he led the Hill Country Division for a major new home builder. Here, he continues to build high-end, custom-quality homes and foster strong relationships with homeowners, tradespeople, suppliers, and colleagues.

Larry Rice's reputation is built on his knowledge, dedication, and a genuine willingness to go the extra mile for every client. His passion for bringing people's dreams to life through home construction is evident in his work. His expertise, combined with an open-minded and collaborative approach, makes him a trusted partner for anyone looking to embark on a construction project with Canyon Building Company, Inc. Working with Larry, clients can expect a seamless experience and a commitment to excellence.

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Lorenzo Pirritano's background and experience make him a valuable asset to Canyon Building Company, Inc. Raised in Houston, he pursued his passion for construction by earning a degree in Construction Science and Management with a minor in Business Management from Texas State University in San Marcos.

After completing his education, Lorenzo embarked on a successful career in Construction Management in the Texas Hill Country. Over the course of eight years, he demonstrated his expertise by managing the construction of numerous custom homes in the area. His most recent role involved serving as the Senior Manager of the Hill Country Division for a prominent custom home builder.

Lorenzo's experience extends to a wide range of custom homes, from those valued in the mid $600,000 range to properties exceeding $3 million. Regardless of the project's scale or complexity, he prioritizes pride and top-notch quality, which consistently results in satisfied customers upon the completion of their homes. His work has taken him across the Hill Country, covering a 100-mile radius from his home base in Canyon Lake.

In addition to his technical skills, Lorenzo possesses exceptional personal qualities. His enthusiasm, integrity, strong people skills, and keen attention to detail define his character. These attributes not only contribute to his professional success but also make him someone who forms lasting friendships with homeowners, acquaintances, tradespeople, and anyone who crosses his path.

With Lorenzo Pirritano's extensive experience, dedication to quality, and commitment to building meaningful relationships, clients of Canyon Building Company, Inc. can expect a construction experience that exceeds their expectations and results in lasting satisfaction.

Our Journey So Far



Our story begins in 2022, when Larry Rice and Lorenzo Pirritano, experienced builders, came together with a shared vision: to create truly exceptional homes that reflected the beauty and character of the Texas Hill Country.



In early 2023, we completed our first custom home, a stunning property that set the standard for the quality and craftsmanship that would become our hallmark.

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