Update on Tanglewood

Our spec home in Wellesley has officially been listed on MLS! Since our last blog, when framing had just begun, this custom home is now completely framed and the roofing is now underway.  As progress evolved, so did our specifications for this beautiful home in Wellesley.  Hawthorn Builders is excited to share additional information about … Read more

Cement Board : A New Concept to Siding

This week Hawthorn Builders hosted a learning session with local representatives from James Hardie, makers of cement board exterior siding and trim products.  Given the recent interest in James Hardie products as an alternative to traditional clapboard siding and cedar shingles, it made sense for us to gather as much additional information as we could … Read more

Meet Gary!

Hawthorn Builders is proud to introduce our newest team-member, Gary Domermuth.  Gary has been with the company for the past few months and has kindly provided a bio to let our readers know a little bit more about him. As Operations Manager, Gary is responsible for overseeing our accounting and finance functions.  Additionally, he provides … Read more

Welcome to Wellesley!

Hawthorn Builders is both proud and honored to announce that we have officially broken ground in Wellesley!  Having sourced a lot on Tanglewood Road, demolition is complete and we anticipate framing to begin next month.  At the current time, architectural plans are final but there is still time for a new buyer to customize the finishes.  … Read more

Celebrating Surfaces and Design

Last night Hawthorn’s Design Director, Jessica Chabot and myself attended a lovely design event for ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), hosted by Cosentino, an innovative surface company that offers unique options for designers and architects. Celebrating ASID’s 40th birthday, the event was New Orleans themed with a jazz band and southern inspired cuisine, all … Read more

A Unique Surface

Just as fixtures and finishes have changed over time, so has the look of kitchen countertops. Since granite has become so widely available, clients have been looking to more unique materials for their kitchen counters. In the case of wood countertops, you have something that is unique, but also functional as a prep space or … Read more

Hawthorn Investments Construction Update – Hull St – Cohasset

Hawthorn Investments is making progress on the second story addition to the property on Hull Street in Cohasset.  The framing, roofing, siding and interior rough stage of the project is complete.  Insulation, blueboard/plaster and the finish is right around the corner.  Project is targeting a June completion date.  New pictures are up on the project’s page. … Read more

Needham New Construction: Update on the Finish

The finish is moving along nicely at 15 Dunbarton in Needham.  The cabinets, provided by kitchen designer Venegas and Company, have been installed. Our landscaper, Don Decastro, has started the hard scapes including the paver driveway shown above.  Additional interior trim, including: trey ceilings, crown molding, built ins and shadow boxes have also started and will be completed soon.