About Us

What Makes Us Custom

Atlas Custom Builders has grown into one of the premier custom home builders in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, serving clients in Dallas, Collin, Kaufman, Rockwall Counties, and beyond. We partner with the best architects in the area to design and build custom homes to suit your needs. Our clients appreciate the Integrated Design-Build Service that we offer, which ultimately saves them time and money and gets them into their new homes sooner.

Designing your very own home is an exciting experience because the possibilities are endless. Contact us to ask us some questions and get started with your new residence. Whether you are just starting the process or if you’re further along and would like us to provide a quote for your new home, we are happy to put the time in to get you started with Atlas Custom Builders.

Our Team

Nick Forsell | CEO

Nick Forsell is the CEO of Atlas Custom Builders.  He has been crafting custom homes and construction projects since 2003.  In 2020, after focusing on commercial work for several years, Nick formed Atlas Custom Builders to build custom homes in an accelerated market here in the DFW.

His experience runs deep in covering residential and commercial interior and exterior renovations and remodeling, additions, custom homes, investment properties (flip homes), insurance restorations (water, wind, hail, tornado, hurricane).

Accolades for Nick include BBB A+, TIPS Awarded Vendor, J.O.C. Contractor, DaVinci Masterpiece Contractor, CertainTeed Select Shingle Master, TAMKO PRO Contractor, GAF Certified Contractor, Owens Corning Preferred Contractor, Firestone Red Shield Contractor, Versico Certified Contractor, TILCOR Certified Contractor, OSHA 30, RCAT Texas license, licensed in Colorado and Louisiana.

Nick is a proud supporter of The Travis Mills Foundation helping wounded veterans recover and rebuild their lives. He also supports The Independence Fund, Dogs For Our Brave and Helicopters 4 Heroes.


Dustin Raley | Chief Operating Officer

Dustin Raley has been in the construction industry for 30 plus years. Dustin began his construction career in the early 1990’s covering everything from custom commercial / residential development to multifamily residences in the Dallas, TX area.

Dustin is the Chief Operating Officer, COO at Atlas Custom Builders. Keeping track of all and every detail is where he excels – crews, timeline, budget, and safety. Communicating with our clients is a high priority for Dustin.

Corie Raley | Office Manager

Corie Raley is the glue that holds us together at Atlas Custom Builders. Corie grew up in the construction industry and was an integral part in launching and building out Atlas Custom Builders. Her “do what it takes” attitude is shown with the daily routine of staying organized and utilizing strong time management to ensure a smooth and seamless operation. She is constantly motivated to make sure our clients are happy. Clear communication and delivering on client expectations are paramount to her.

Our belief has always been to give the customer what they are expecting and, more so, what they are paying you for, don’t cut corners and pay attention to detail. We also believe that the quality of materials used should be of the highest quality.

– Nick Forsell