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The Best Kitchen Remodelers in Boston

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Best known for being one of the Northeast’s historical cities and for being consistently regarded as among the best places to live on the East Coast, Boston offers its residents a small-town feel and the benefits of city living. Homes range from timeless Cape Cod-inspired themes to modern spaces. This list showcases 15 of its best remodelers and the impressive kitchens they have constructed. These firms were chosen for their various fields of expertise, stellar portfolios, and countless accolades.

Feinmann, Inc.

27 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA 02421

With over three decades of experience in the industry, Feinmann is an award-winning design-build firm that specializes in home additions, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, and whole house renovations. The company was most recently awarded a National and Regional CotY Award for Residential Kitchens from NARI. The firm has also graced the pages of several publications including Boston Home, Design New England, and Perspective Magazine. Feinmann’s portfolio has two prevailing themes: Colonial and Contemporary. Classic yet sleek, these designs allow each room to be filled with natural light. The firm’s free-flowing and airy themes are often completed with chic cabinetry and hardwood floors.

Showcased above is one of the firm’s most impressive kitchens. Located in Concord, the owners of this home wanted to reconfigure their existing kitchen, dining room, and mudroom to improve functionality. As a solution, the firm’s team removed the wall between their present kitchen and dining areas to create a larger, more open space. The firm also added a custom kitchen island that seats six people, complete with storage.

FBN Construction

17 Wolcott Court, Boston, MA 02136

FBN Construction extends its services throughout Boston and has had the opportunity to work in some of its most sought-after neighborhoods and communities. The firm provides its clients with a highly hands-on approach. It is particularly well-known for its kitchens, bathrooms, and outdoor spaces. It has also worked on countless impressive home offices and master suites. The firm works on both single-family residences and condominium units. Since its establishment, the firm has won countless industry awards, including several Gold PRISM Awards, and featured in Boston Magazine.

As showcased above is one of the firm’s best. For this kitchen, the firm’s team employed a neutral color palette. Some other great details include the tiled backsplashes, custom overhead lighting, and wood-paneled flooring.

Mitchell Construction Group

511 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Mitchell Construction Group employs a comprehensive design-build approach to keep the entire procedure in-house. This lessens the additional burden for clients in terms of having to look for extra subcontractors and professionals. The firm is best known for its home additions, kitchens, basements, and bathrooms. It is also highly respected for its specialty services, which encompass fireplaces, laundry rooms, and powder rooms. Depicted below is one of the firm’s most impressive kitchens.

Located in Brookline, this project is labeled in its portfolio as the “Chef’s Dream.” For this project, the firm’s team was tasked with the full transformation of a 1920s classic brick Georgian colonial kitchen. It installed several custom finishes and details. The project won a Chrysalis Award.

Sea-Dar Construction

580 Harrison Avenue, Suite #4W, Boston, MA 02118

From luxury urban residences to exquisite custom homes, Sea-Dar offers new construction, conversion, and renovation services. For nearly three decades, the firm has been collaborating with some of the area’s best architects and talented subcontractors. The result is any number of breathtaking projects. In addition to its custom residences, the firm takes on multifamily and commercial work and has been decorated with multiple awards for those efforts. The firm has been distinguished with the Best in American Living Award from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) along with the Best Single Family Residence accolade from PRISM. Sea-Dar Construction’s portfolio showcases a wide range of modern and contemporary homes as well as traditional, European-themed spaces. A piece emblematic of its best is below. This project won the firm an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New England Chapter and was published on the pages of the Architectural Record.

The chosen project above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise. Completed in West Chelsea out in New York, this project was completed in collaboration with the professionals over at Selldorf Architects. For this renovation, the firm’s team removed an existing power room to expand the kitchen. It installed new cabinets, stone countertops, plumbing lighting, and appliances. Some other great details include its new wall sconces, wood doors, wood floors, and painted ceilings.

New England Design & Construction

103 Terrace Street, Boston, MA 02120

As its name suggests, New England specializes in both design and construction. The firm is a leading expert in the design-build process and extends its services throughout Boston. At the firm’s helm is its principal and CEO, David Supple. He is a graduate of Tufts University with a degree in architecture. He first gained experience working in California and working on extensive renovations before finally establishing the firm in 2005. He makes sure that each of the firm’s projects receives the benefit of his experience. Depicted below is one of the firm’s most impressive pieces of work.

Located in Somerville, this kitchen was meant to increase the functionality of the kitchen as a whole. The firm’s team gutted the entirety of the space: some of the great details include new cabinetry, all-new finishes, and better storage capacity.

Divine Design + Build

2 Battery Wharf, Boston, MA 02109

Formerly known as Divine Kitchens, Divine Design + Build has secured a strong reputation for its premier process and expertise in kitchens, baths, additions, and whole house remodeling. The firm is composed of a talented team of in-house architects, designers, and professional builders. At the firm’s helm is its principal and leader, Mariette Barsoum. Under her supervision, the firm has become known for its impressive interior design and a robust list of construction services.

Showcased above is one of the firm’s best kitchens. For this modern space, the firm’s team employed medium hardwood floors and white lacquer cabinets. It also installed a custom Edison bulb chandelier and wine storage.

Harvey Remodeling

697 Hartford Turnpike, Route 20, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Harvey Remodeling is an award-winning design-build firm that specializes in a wide variety of architectural vernaculars. It services the entirety of Greater Boston, in addition to Metro West and Central Massachusetts. The firm provides its clients with a complete range of home renovation services and assists its clients with everything, from 3D renderings to obtaining necessary permits. Showcased below is one of the firm’s most impressive projects.

For this kitchen, the firm’s team made use of a timeless classic theme. It employed marble backsplashes and coupled them with granite countertops. Some other great details include its custom cabinetry and wood paneled flooring.


621 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

RemodelWorks operates out of its office in Shrewbury and extends its services throughout its surrounding areas and Boston. It offers its clients a comprehensive range of services and specializes in a wide variety of architectural vernaculars. The firm makes use of an excellent design-build approach, which allows it to keep the entire process in-house. It is known for completing all of its projects on time and within the agreed-upon budget. The firm is particularly respected for its kitchens, bathrooms, basement finishes, and attic renovations. The firm also works on roof installations, window replacements, deck additions, and commercial spaces.

Since the firm’s establishment, it has won numerous Best in American Living Awards. Showcased above is one of the firm’s best kitchens. For this project, the firm’s team employed wood finishes and designed a custom breakfast bar.

FH Perry Builder

5 Cedar Street, #160, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Now led by its second generation of builders, F.H. Perry Builder was founded by Finley H. Perry back in 1977. A former government employee, Perry sought out a line of work that could reward his effort. This desire led him to the home building industry where he worked collaboratively with his daughter Allison, who now runs the company. The company specializes in restoration, adding a modern touch to historic homes. The firm has been featured in The Boston Globe, Modern Luxury Magazine, and Professional Remodeler Magazine. The firm was also named Builder of the Year by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston in 2017, and Remodeler of the Year in 2015.

The depicted project best showcases the firm’s talent and expertise; it was designed for a young family. For this, the firm’s team was tasked with having to work on a complete gut-out of its kitchen. It now showcases all-new custom cabinetry and an exterior glass wall. The firm’s team also incorporated several contemporary finishes.

Atlas Contracting

624 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459

Established in 1995, Atlas Contracting is a family-owned and -operated endeavor that provides its clients a comprehensive range of services. It works out of its office in Newton and is now led by its second generation of builders. The firm specializes in both new construction and extensive renovation projects. Its team takes a highly hands-on approach, with each of its spaces being built specifically for its unique needs. Showcased below is one of the firm’s best kitchens.

For this space, the firm’s team made use of an elegant French theme. It showcases custom cabinetry and uniquely patterned backsplashes. Some other great details include its large custom island that also comes with storage.

Sleeping Dog Properties

1745 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118

With nearly three decades of industry experience, Sleeping Dog Properties specializes in design-build process and is also highly respected for its general contracting and real estate development work. Its impressive portfolio includes a great range of high-end custom residential, boutique commercial, and hospitality spaces. The firm extends its services throughout Boston and is the product of the vision of its founder, Chris Rapczynski. He makes sure that each of the firm’s projects receives the benefit of his experience. Depicted below is one of the firm’s best projects.

Located out on Marlborough Street and directly overlooking historic Boston Common, this kitchen is located in a condo. The firm’s team made use of only the best and high-quality materials, including premium metal and all-natural finished wood.

Groom Construction

96 Swampscott Road, Salem, MA 01970

Groom Construction draws inspiration from over four decades of industry experience and has had the opportunity to work in some of the best communities throughout Boston. The firm’s early focus was on residential renovations and additions. The firm grew and started taking on custom homes and small commercial projects. The firm also founded Groom Energy Solutions, which aims to reduce energy consumption in homes. Since the firm’s establishment, the firm has become nationally recognized. It can take on projects regardless of size or scale.

Located in Swampscott, this kitchen entailed an extensive renovation of an older home. It now features modern finishes, an open layout, and stainless steel countertops. The Groom team also employed modern lighting and wood-paneled flooring.

Bay State Refinishing & Remodeling

121B Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02135

Bay State Refinishing & Remodeling is fully licensed, bonded, and insured and services the entirety of Boston. The firm has been in business since 1999 and works on whole home projects, kitchens, bathrooms, master suites, and bedrooms. The firm also provides structural and architectural services. This encompasses drawing up plans, altering existing structures, and working on functionality. Its interior design work also includes space planning, custom built-ins, and flooring material selection.

The project above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise. Completed for a client in Waltham, this kitchen tasked the company with having to update its style and materials. Some of its best details include the raised panel kitchen doors and traditional pendant lights.

Sterling Homes Development Corporation

400 Trade Center, 5th floor, Suite #5900, Woburn, MA 01801

From starter homes to luxury estates, Sterling Homes operates out of its office in Woburn. It draws inspiration from over two decades of experience working in and around the Greater Boston area and throughout Massachusetts. All of the firm’s projects come with a five-year warranty, assuring homeowners of the quality of its work. Some of its best projects can be found in the communities of Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Billerica, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Dracut, and Dunstable.

For the kitchen above, the firm’s team made use of an excellent contemporary theme. It opted for sleek hardwood floors and clean white backsplashes. Some other great details include its custom chandeliers and high ceilings.

Kistler and Knapp Builders

916 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720

With over three decades in the industry, Kistler and Knapp Builders prides itself on its meticulously crafted portfolio that showcases beautiful shingle-style homes, sophisticated contemporary houses, and Cape Cod estates. The firm’s specialty is in historic restoration work, which primarily emphasizes classic New England architecture and mainly centers on colonial farmhouses, shingle styles, and Gothic revivals. To ensure the quality of its designs, the firm partners up with the leading architects in the Greater Boston area. With the length of its tenure in the business, it has formed long-lasting relationships with some of the region’s finest designers.

The firm’s excellent work has caught the attention of several publications and they have featured Kistler and Knapp multiple times throughout the years. The firm has been on the pages of Architectural Digest, US Builder’s Review, and on the cover of Builder + Architect. Showcased above is one of the firm’s best kitchens. Located in Needham, this kitchen was designed and completed in collaboration with experts over at Frank Shirley Architects. It features a timeless Georgian Farmhouse theme.


  • Shahe Demirdjian

    Shahe is an Editor at Boston Architects with around four years of experience as a writer and editor in the construction space. Shahe has always had a huge interest in commercial/residential construction and real estate. On top of his experience at Boston Architects, he has two years of experience as a Construction Partner Specialist at BuildZoom and six years of experience as a licensed real estate agent. In his work, he takes advantage of his expertise to take complex technical jargon from those realms and transform them into accessible, engaging content, blending his business administration expertise with a degree from Arizona State University with his experiential insights.  Expertise: Architecture, Home Design and Build, Home Remodeling Key Highlights: Arizona Real Estate - Licensed Salesperson  Education: Arizona State University, Bachelors in Business Administration