Meet Sweeten Boston General Contractor James

A Boston general contractor who enjoys every step of the renovation process

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At Sweeten, the experts in our network, like Boston-based contractor James, are experienced professionals and design pros we’d be thrilled to have working in our own homes. We check their licenses, insurance, quality of work, and customer service skills. Trust and open communication are the lifeblood of our free renovation service, and our personal connection to our experts enables us to match you to the best choices for your project. Here, get to know Sweeten general contractor James and click to view his portfolio, including photos from past work and client reviews, so that you can hire the right team and renovate with confidence.

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Where are you from and how long have you been in construction?

I’m from Peabody, MA and I have been around the trade my whole life. My father is a general contractor as well, so I grew up going to the job sites with him.

What do you love most about what you do?

The end result of a new home build or renovation is great, but going through the process truly gives me joy.

What is your favorite project that you’ve done and why?

I’ve renovated a condo on Mass Avenue in Boston. It’s a beautiful building. It was so much fun blending the modern with the traditional aesthetic.

What is your favorite neighborhood in MA?

I love Commons in Salem, MA. There are beautiful old homes surrounding a lovely park. There is so much history packed into one area.

If you weren’t a general contractor, what would you be doing?

I’m also a firefighter-medic. I’m lucky enough to be able to pursue both of my passions. 

Check out Sweeten general contractor James’s portfolio of work.

James has been a Sweeten general contractor since December 2021.

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