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The Next Wave – Jonathan Jaxtimer

Profiles on emerging young professionals in the local housing industry

Jonathan Jaxtimer
E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc.

Jonathan Jaxtimer, 26, serves as head project manager for E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc., the company his father started 40 years ago on the Cape. In our conversation with the emerging young leader, he talks about the dynamic of working in a family business and looks ahead…

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Buzzards Bay Information Center gets a facelift by local Cape artisans

Visitors to Cape Cod are greeted by artisans’ interpretations of the region’s unique surroundings.

Summers on Cape Cod are for making memories. Travelers come from all over the world to wiggle their toes in the sand next to slowly rolling waves, explore the Cape’s many historical landmarks, or reel in a big striper along the Cape Cod Canal. But for tourists…

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New Seabury home designed by John Dvorsack exceeds family’s expectations

John Dvorsack designs a modest waterfront dwelling that is more than meets the eye

In Christopher Priest’s 1995 novel, The Prestige, which would later become a 2006 movie, the author explains that great magic tricks contain three parts. “The Pledge” introduces the audience to something that appears ordinary, but of course is not, then “The Turn” makes that item do something…

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2016 BRICC Awards • E.J. Jaxtimer

Excellence in Outdoor Living Space Design

Craigville Beach Retreat is a Mediterranean oasis on Cape Cod. This stucco house with European flair is not your typical Cape residence – and its recently updated, luxurious outdoor living space is far from typical either. From the 20’ by 60’ saltwater pool and 14’ by 14’ infinity spa that match the grand scale…

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2016 BRICC Awards • Coastal Engineering Co.

Outstanding Engineering Project

John Bologna, president of Coastal Engineering Co. (CEC), still remembers the devastation upon seeing his church, the Cape Cod Bible Alliance Church in Brewster, reduced to a pile of rubble and smoke after the building was destroyed by arson in 2012. When the time came to rebuild, Bologna and his team saw it as an opportunity to enhance…

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2016 BRICC Awards • Lewis & Weldon Custom Kitchens

Three-time award winner for Excellence in Remodeling
As in years past, Chuck Hart of Lewis & Weldon Custom Kitchens needed assistance carrying BRICC awards home after the 2016 ceremony. The Hyannis-based firm has been well-received by the BRICC awards in the past, and this latest round proved the company is still one of the best. Winning two gold awards and one…

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Celebrating 2016 BRICC Awards!

November 10, 2016 was a glamorous night for the ruler and tool belt crowd as over 240 attendees gathered at the Wequassett Inn and Resort to celebrate the 3rd BRICC Awards. With a greater submission response than any other year, over 80 awards were presented to architects, builders, designers and trade professionals as the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of…

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Building Business: Hutker Architects’ new Falmouth office

In the first installment of our Building Business series, we take a look at the design inspirations—both architectural and mathematical—behind the new home of Hutker Architects

The experience of entering the town of Falmouth, either from the north via Route 28, or after crossing Vineyard Sound on a ferry, is fresh and new thanks to the impressive new home of Hutker…

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The Next Wave

Profiles on emerging young professionals in the local housing industry

The housing industry on Cape Cod and the Islands not only offers opportunity for financial success, but it also fosters innovation and creativity, providing a space where a younger generation can pursue entrepreneurial endeavors.
In The Next Wave, a new Cape Cod HOME series for 2017, we will shine a spotlight on…

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Play Ball!

(originally published in Cape Cod LIFE, July 1999)

The Barnstable Bat Company hits a homerun with their custom baseball bats

Baseball, the tribulations of the Red Sox aside, is a very “user friendly” sport, welcoming every level and stripe of fan. The season begins before the crocuses with the ritual of spring training, and ends in the crisp October air. The 162…

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