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Feature Article for Boston Magazine

We are very excited to be recently featured in Boston Magazine!! A excerpt of the article is listed below.  You can read the entire article here.  When a Needham couple with three young children spotted the perfect plot of land right in their neighborhood, they called upon Hawthorn Builders to build their forever home. The family had a […]

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New England Home – A Complete Home Renovation in Three Phases

We were recently featured in an New England Home, online article.  The story details how going through his own renovation projects has made Ryan a better business owner….  Here is a peak at the article…. The thirteen years that Ryan McDonnell has owned Needham-based Hawthorn Builders have been an education in an often complicated industry, a time period during which the […]

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What You Need to Know Before Starting A Renovation

We frequently get calls from homeowners considering a home renovation project. The questions are often quite similar: Does the project make financial sense? Will I get what I invest in this project back when I sell the home? Is it worth the disruption? If I can only do one part of the project, which should […]

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Jessica Chabot in the news

Congrats to Jess for her recent mention in the Needham Times and for her work with charity! Jessica Chabot, principal design director at Hawthorn Builders in Needham, is participant in the New England Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association’s annual “Take a Seat” Design Exhibition and Charity Auction.   “Take a Seat” features up-cycled, one-of-a-kind […]

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A Look Into Lighting

When it comes to discussing lighting (FUN!), we are used to hearing the term “wattage” as a means of describing light bulbs and the strength of the fixture. However, with the increase of LED fixtures as mainstream, this has brought a whole new ‘light’ to the terminology – see what I did there?  There is […]

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Making the Team Better

Posted by in Education, Hawthorn Builders

At Hawthorn one of our core values is to make the team better. This ideal can be interpreted in many ways, but for us, the team isn’t just the Hawthorn staff. We think our clients and our vendors are part of the team too. Why is that so important? When building a home, there are […]

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