Gail Crabtree

Gail Crabtree has more than four decades of experience in residential general contracting and is known around the region for building high-quality homes in which people love to live. Gail is a Durham native with building in her genes–she heralds from a long line of builders and contractors. Gail has an eye for good design and has the expertise to bring that design to life. Her direct communication style and commitment to her word means there is complete transparency throughout your renovation or building project. Gail is relentlessly focused on quality and ensures all members of her team are delivering at the highest level.

When she’s not on a project site, Gail can be found lifting heavy weights at Courage Fitness Durham or perusing the Durham Farmer’s Market.


Rama Mills

Rama Mills, a North Carolina native, has been in the general contracting business for 34 years. As founding member of the G. Crabtree Home Building team, Rama helped grow G. Crabtree Home Building from a startup into a small business that has constructed more than 400 quality homes over the past three decades. Rama served as Chief Financial Officer making sure G. Crabtree Home Building was well managed and financially sound enough to weather all economic cycles.

Rama is a committed listener and deeply cares about the clients that we serve and the partners that we engage. At G Crabtree Spaces, Rama will continue to interface with clients and partners while also offering her experience and expertise as a consultant.

As Rama slides into retirement, you can find her doing afternoon yoga and breaking a sweat on her rower, and enjoying new pursuits.

Amy Crabtree-Haynes
Amy Crabtree-Haynes

Amy Crabtree-Haynes is BACK !!

No stranger, Amy worked with G. Crabtree Home Building for years. Like sister Gail, she is a part of a large contracting family. Her father and brothers have all worked in or owned home building companies.

She relocated with her family to Carolina Beach in 2013. The virtual office and ecommerce allow Amy to join G. Crabtree Spaces as our social media maven, website manager and production associate. She has a keen eye for design and is on top of the latest trends. Her attention to detail make her an asset to every project.

Amy will be involved with planning, marketing, and customer service. When she’s not in her virtual office, Amy can be found exercising, baking cheesecakes and raising two wonderful children with her husband Ryan.