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Design New England July/Aug Issue

DNE-Feature

Featured in Design New England Magazine (July/Aug 2018) There is a small forest inside this vacation house on the Cape Cod short of Buzzards Bay, and it was only a short time before family members spontaneously strung a couple of hammocks between the gray pine trunks. Witnessing grown-ups and kids nestled in the canvas, swaying…

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Quarterly Newsletter – September 2018

Cape Associates News

    We are excited to share our latest news!   Industry Update: From the Desk of Matthew Cole Another Summer is coming to a close on Cape Cod – traffic is less congested, temperatures are gently easing, and the beaches and restaurants are suddenly quieter. So much is as you would expect.  And yet,…

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Harwich Port Commons Takes Shape for Mixed-Use Space

Change is in the air in beautiful Harwich Port! The days of the strip mall are coming to a close and emerging are the more appealing mixed-use retail spaces that provide both retail and residential living opportunities. The striking Harwich Port Commons offers that perfect blend of convenience and atmosphere. The project team consisting of…

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State of the Industry by Matt Cole

by Matt Cole

Another Summer is coming to a close on Cape Cod – traffic is less congested, temperatures are gently easing, and the beaches and restaurants are suddenly quieter. So much is as you would expect. And yet, so much – that cannot necessarily be seen – is so different. We are 7 years into a strong…

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Chatham Basement Takes On New Life

Chatham Basement Renovation

This project is a perfect example of what can happen when forgotten and under-utilized spaces take on a new life with careful planning, good design and skillful execution.   This dark walk out basement was wasted space, but with some of the best waterfront views in the house.  The owners wanted to turn it into…

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2018 Cape Associates Annual Dinner & Awards

Each year, Cape Associates employees and spouses gather to celebrate a year of hard work and accomplishments. We couldn’t be more proud of our 8 team members who won the annual awards inspired by the Cape Associates core values: Commitment, quality and integrity.  We are honored to have these employees on our team. The winners…

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Record Year for Playhouse Program

JFKPlayhouse

Cape Associates, Inc. and The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum are pleased to announce Blanche Hunnewell of Harwich Port as the winner of the “Bring History to Your Yard” Centennial Shed Raffle the museum held in honor of JFK’s 100th birthday celebration. The Centennial Shed – a replica with details of the late President and…

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Employee Spotlight: Charles Van Buren, Foreman Carpenter

Chuck-award

  Charles (Chuck) Van Buren has carpentry in his blood. Growing up in Litchfield, Connecticut, he spent much of his childhood with his grandfather, who was a carpenter and a builder. “I grew up alongside it,” Chuck says. “I worked with him, building things around the house. He built many pieces of furniture for our…

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Eastham Getaway

When a North Carolina couple acquired their parents’ small 1940s cottage in Eastham, Cape Cod summers took on a whole new meaning. The homeowners relished the charm and comfortable feel of the cottage, but it soon became impractical as they spent more and more time there. It was then that they contacted Cape Associates to…

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Industry Trend: Open Stair Cases

building open stairs

Open stairs can be an innovative and eye-catching feature for any home or business, and they’re growing in popularity for a number of reasons. They can have a weightless or “floating” appearance, they allow more views of the room or area, and can add a feeling of openness, to name a few.   “It really…

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