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Custom Homes and Residential Remodeling Projects:

AMHERST CORPORATION is committed to providing you with a builder/customer relationship that will lead you through the complex process of building your custom home, adding that addition, or completion of your renovation.

About Us


  • On site every day

  • Up to the minute status availability

  • Details that make your dream project real!

  • Honesty, integrity and value


Beautiful Spaces:

We have been recognized by St. Louis At Home Magazine as one of the top ten most sought after home builders, and many of our projects have been featured in St. Louis’ premier publications. For over 25 years, Amherst Corporation has been building high quality custom homes and renovation projects. Founded in 1987 by Charles Schagrin, Amherst Corporation combines a wealth of experience and management skills into creating a company that earns a reputation as a leading custom home builder.

Our Principal:

Charles (Chuck Schagrin attended University of Pennsylvania and Washington University, graduating with his Masters of Architecture and Masters of Business degrees.

Design, construction, client relationships - all are passions for him.  Since 1980, he has grown the company to include projects both large and small, plain and fancy, elaborate and simple, in town and out of town. In his free time he is a rower and gardener and enjoys taking his Bernese Mountain Dog Benny, for therapy dog visits to nursing homes and childrens rehabilitation centers.


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