Nelson Group

About Us
Nelson Homes was incorporated in December 2000 by Rob and Donna Rutherford as a family owned and operated business for the purpose of selling modular and manufactured homes. Jesse Rutherford join the management team in 2013. In an effort to serve our clients and perform to our Mission and Vision statements, we found it necessary to build an organization capable of performing many of the services required in a building project. Rob and Jesse own and or manage all of the companies in the Nelson Homes Group. Our hope is to continue to build our organization to better serve our clients. Our companies and their functions are listed below.

Nelson Homes

  • Sells Manufactured and Modular homes

Bennie's Homes

  • Sells Manufactured and Modular homes.

Rutherford Enterprises LLC

  • TA-Sleepy Meadows
  • Nelson Communities LLC
  • TA-Nelson Property Management
  • TA-Hillcrest Community
Property Management Services
  • 100 Rental Properties

First Virginia Estates

  • Real Estate Services

Earth Sculpting And Utilities Inc. TA-ESAU Excavating Services

  • Site Work
  • Septic Systems
  • Roads and Driveways
  • Land Clearing

Rutherford Management and Consulting Inc.

  • Sales Consulting
  • Management Services

Nelson Energy Solutions

  • 30 years experience alternative energy systems
  • Solar PV systems
  • Solar thermal systems
  • Geothermal Heating and Cooling systems
  • Energy Star
  • EarthCraft
  • Eco First
  • Net Zero Energy Home Designs
  • Water Saving systems

High Top Contracting and Consulting Inc.

  • Hires all team members
  • Supplies contracting services
  • Labor
  • Set-up
  • Delivery
  • Mechanicals
  • Finishing
  • Decks & Porches
  • Perform service work required for homes

American Modern Insurance Group

  • Insurances Services

Mission Statement

We seek to provide:

  • Effective services and properties for producing homes for our clients with a high level of quality and affordability demanded to maximize clients’ investment.
  • Employment opportunities that are challenging and rewarding to all team members.
  • A good return on investments for all stock holders.


Provide the highest levels of Quality, Affordability and Confidence in all services to our clients.


  • Develop systems that will support Nelson Homes to sell and build 15% additional scattered site homes.
  • Improve quality of sales, construction, and service to decrease issues by 20%.
  • Continue building an effective team that will meet clients’ and Nelson Homes’s expectations while not increasing overhead ratio.
  • Implement systems for self-funded Employee Bonus Program.
  • Expand sales with New Sales Centers
  • Develop and implement Sales for the most Affordable, Energy Efficient Homes available in Virginia.
  • Develop and Implement Smart Home Technology in our new homes.