Homes by Gerbus - custom homes in Newport


Mark your calendars and save the date for the 2022 CiTiSCAPES NEWPORT EDITION, October 8 – 23 in Martin’s Gate. Located in the historic Clifford District of Newport, this year’s show, chaired by Alan Gerbus, President of Homes by Gerbus, is a joint venture of the Greater Cincinnati Home Builders Association and the Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky. A sister show to Cincinnati’s HOMEARAMA, this year marks the inaugural year and will feature urban, contemporary, craftsman, and traditional architectural styled homes from $1,000,000.

Martin’s Gate – Urban Living With Miles of Million Dollar Views

Homes by Gerbus - custom homes in Newport

Developed by the Thomas J. Ackermann Company and Meierjohan Building Group, Martin’s Gate is a new urban enclave overlooking Newport, Kentucky. This hillside community with restored streets, new retaining walls, and exquisite landscaping, will soon be home to 18 luxury single family homes and 40 upscale paired townhomes. With miles of million-dollar views, Martin’s Gate offers easy access to downtown Cincinnati, home to the AFC Championship Cincinnati Bengals (Yes, we had to throw that in somewhere!). Thriving entertainment is just minutes away in downtown Newport and surrounding areas including Newport on the Levee. Those who love an urban lifestyle will enjoy the walkability to award-winning restaurants, breweries, and distilleries like New Riff. To learn more about Martin’s Gate, visit

Featured Home Designed by Kenneth R. Bowerman, Architect, Inc.

Homes by Gerbus - custom homes in Newport

3,854 finished sqft. | 4 bedrooms | 4 finished levels | 2-Car Garage
You’ll find inspired urban living at its best with Homes by Gerbus in Martin’s Gate. The plans, designed by Cincinnati architect Darren Myers (Kenneth R. Bowerman Architect, Inc.) are nearly completed and we can’t wait to get started on selections and construction. With five levels, our CiTiSCAPES show home features four finished levels, plenty of flexible living and entertaining spaces, an amazing roof top deck, an attached 2-car garage, and unlimited views!

Since its creation in 1983 in Cincinnati, Kenneth R. Bowerman Architect, Inc. has been offering custom residential and architectural services, including numerous award-winning designs in the Cincinnati HOMEARAMA and local and national design shows. This year’s CiTiSCAPES show home was designed as a collaboration between Senior Project Architect Darren Myers, Alan Gerbus, and our clients who will soon be calling Martin’s Gate their home. The primary architect/designer of our Cincinnati custom homes, Darren is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Master’s in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

Are you feeling inspired to learn more about building a custom home in Newport’s hottest new neighborhood? Contact for a personal tour!

About Homes by Gerbus: For over six decades our locally owned building company, founded by Walter Gerbus Sr., has been crafting exquisite custom homes in the greater Cincinnati area and Northern Kentucky. Offered in the finest custom home communities or on your homesite, our homes are built on solid family values and a strong work ethic that has guided our company (and family) for three generations. From handshakes at the time to contract, to hugs at the time of closing, we pride ourselves on building homes of uncompromising value, quality, and style. We take great comfort in the accolades that we receive from our satisfied clients who praise our team for listening to their concerns, addressing their questions, and providing a pleasurable and stress free home building experience. The Homes by Gerbus, Inc. family of companies also includes Gerbus Remodeling, Inc. and Gerbus Properties, Inc.

Homes by Gerbus – Inspired Living by Design!