What A Year It’s Been!
2019 has been a busy year through and through. We’ve met so many remarkable people and had the opportunity to continue work with so many friends and colleagues—we couldn’t have hoped for a more exciting twelve months. Thank you to all who have been involved! Below is a quick recap of highlights we’ve seen this year, please take a look!
2019 PRISM AWARDS
Cape Associates Takes Home 5 Awards
Cape Associates proudly announces five gold award wins at the 2019 PRISM Awards Gala, held on October 24th at the Boston Marriot Long Wharf. The PRISM Awards are hosted by The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) and recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, developers, project owners, architects, interior designers, remodelers, and other professionals in the home building industry. (Read More)
FEATURED PROJECT: PROVINCETOWN HOME AMONG THE TREES
Mark Kinnane of Cape Associates, Executive Vice President & Project Manager
Ralf Creech of Cape Associates, Construction Supervisor
Ray Booth of McALPINE House, Architect & Designer
Also featured in House Beautiful Magazine, May 2019
This project sits on a narrow, wooded plot of land in Provincetown and rather than clear cut the property, the team built the home to embrace the site and go up, up, up. Taking full advantage of a rare, nature-abundant lot, the home features wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. There are six decks—four of which are screened-in for sleeping among the trees. (Read More)
A NEW TWIST ON OUR ANNUAL PLAYHOUSE PROGRAM
A Record-Breaking Fundraising Year!
Cape Associates built a custom she shed in collaboration with Independence House of Cape Cod to commemorate the organization’s 40th Anniversary. The idea behind the she shed came from Cape Associates designer, Mike Bremneour. “We wanted to create something different than a playhouse this year… (Read More)
CAPE ASSOCIATES PARTNERS WITH ROGERSGRAY ON HOMEOWNER INSURANCE PROGRAM
Cape Associates has partnered with RogersGray on a new insurance discount program for homeowners. Through RogersGray, Monomoy Insurance Group meets the demand for Massachusetts coastal homeowners insurance and serves the needs of underserved insurance markets—particularly those on the MA Fair Plan. This program aims to lower rates for second homeowners who have taken measures to protect their home in the off-season with the Cape Associates Home Property Watch service.
Qualified Cape Associates clients whose homes are insured with RogersGray and Monomoy Insurance Group are eligible for a 5% discount on their homeowners insurance premiums. Monomoy’s insurance products are available exclusively through RogersGray with a dedicated representative for Cape Associates clients.
Cape Associates is honored to be working with FORWARD Cape Cod on their project to bring 8 affordable apartments for adults with autism & related disabilities to the town of Dennis. The project is a culmination of years of dedication and hard work by many organizations and individuals.We’re inspired by the collaboration and to see what can be accomplished with passion and persistence–thank you for choosing Cape Associates as your building partner! (Read More)
FEATURED EMPLOYEE: RAY KOLBUS
Ray Kolbus’s first day at Cape Associates (as a carpenter seven years ago!) was a memorable one. First, he was starting a new job at a company he admired and respected, but also, it was the day after the Patriots lost to the Giants in the Super Bowl—to top it off, his first foreman was a Giants fan!
Along with painting and auto body repair, Ray learned his carpentry skills at an early age… (Read More)
VOTED CAPE COD’S BEST
Cape Associates is honored to be named Cape Cod’s Best Custom Home Builder by the Cape Cod Times’ First Annual Community Choice Awards. The “Cape Cod’s Best” award winners were celebrated on May 23rd at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa. Nearly 178,000 votes were cast by the public in the Cape Cod Media Group contest, encompassing 141 categories ranging from home services and restaurants to health services, shopping and activities. (Read More)
BOSTON DESIGN GUIDE: SUMMER CENTRAL
Boston Design Guide Magazine featured our recently completed barn renovation project in their 2020 Cape & Island Edition.
Builder: Cape Associates
Architect: Peter McDonald Architect
Landscape Architect: Kimberly Mercurio Landscape Architect
Photography: Michael Conway
Writer: Sandy Giardi
The moment homeowner/part-time designer Jill Morelli bought a salvaged soapstone sink from a Boston restoration store, she had a call to make. She phoned her husband to say, “I think we’re doing the barn, because I just bought the sink.” (Read More)
CHATHAM LIVING BY THE SEA: CATCH & KEEP
Chatham Living By The Sea featured our recently completed project in their Summer 2019 Edition.
An extensive remodel turns a run-of-the-mill colonial into a relaxed family retreat.
Summers spent in Chatham leave lasting impressions. So when a couple with three children in their teens and twenties decided to invest in a home of their own after years of renting, they knew exactly where they wanted to be—near Hardings Beach and close to friends. They also knew a home in need of some TLC wouldn’t be enough to derail their dreams. (Read More)
CAPE COD HOME FEATURE: ON THE BAY IN CHATHAM
Cape Cod Home featured our recent Chatham project in their Early Summer 2019 Edition.
A Chatham home celebrates its majestic bayside setting
Nestled in the secluded mouth of Chatham’s Ryder’s Cove, a commercial fishing port, hustling and bustling during the summer months, lies one New York-based couple’s new second home. The alluring and all-encompassing view serves as the inspiration and focal point of the gambrel-style house. The connection to the inviting surroundings flows through each room, seamlessly stretching all the way to the foamy seashore. (Read More)
CAPE COD HOME FEATURE: INTO THE WOODS
Cape Cod HOME featured our recent Falmouth project in their Autumn 2019 Edition.
A second home in Falmouth becomes a wooded wonderland for a couple with a passion for entertaining, being creative and appreciating the natural beauty of Cape Cod. (Read More)
TREND ALERT: MOODY BLUES
FROM OUR BLOG
Trend alert!! Blue Bathrooms—cool and soothing, fresh and vibrant. Blue hues have always been popular when designing living spaces, but the newest trend in design is bringing those deep blues into our bathrooms. Nautical navy vanities, bright cobalt tile, even sinks and toilets are popping up in blue. (Read More)