We are a custom builder applying traditional craft with the use of technology and modern building practices to build highly crafted, high performance homes for the modern family. With over 85 combined years in the building industry, HMC is eager to bring its expertise, experience and passion to the building of your project.
⬦ We build high performance, sustainably built, and healthy homes.
⬦ We use technology and sustainable building practices to help minimize waste and bring efficiency to the building process
⬦ We use forward-thinking construction practices for the discerning client.
⬦ We succeed by recognizing and utilizing everyone’s best skills
⬦ We create a successful, self-sustaining business model that provides for People, Planet and Profit
⬦ We create a culture that supports, recognizes, and rewards individual contributions
⬦ We use our voices to bring positive change to our industry
⬦ We build a better World
Meet the Team
Operations ⬦ Cabinet Maker ⬦ Builder
Tim began his career in New England as a staff carpenter in 1984. His eye for detail and interest in architectural elements drew Tim into stair building, cabinetry, and millwork. Tim developed his craft on both east and west coasts serving the most demanding markets. After living and working in San Francisco for several years, Tim, who holds a Massachusetts’ Builders License, returned to New England in 1990 and started a small building company. After moving to Cape Cod, Tim continues to serve the Boston market, having developed Home Matters (HMC) into a custom building company specializing in high performance homes.
Project Manager ⬦ Design
Prior to joining HMC in 2015, Bob worked as the mill shop manager and CAD engineer for a large cabinet shop. Before that, he built primarily shingle style homes throughout the Cape. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the HMC team in cabinet and millwork design, production, and installation.
Manager of Business Operations
Ted is a seasoned professional with experience in a variety of industries. Before joining HMC as its business manager, he was a partner at IBIS Associates, a consulting firm that is focused on commercializing novel materials technologies. His areas of expertise included photovoltaics manufacturing, specialty chemicals and building products. Prior to that, he worked at New Jersey Natural Gas, as an engineer designing gas distribution systems. A graduate of Rensselaer, Ted received his Bachelors of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering from its School of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems.
Barry has an extensive background in business and real estate. He has for the past 20 years been involved in the commercial property management of his real estate holdings in New York, Colorado, Georgia, and Massachusetts. These real estate interests include retail and commercial space, warehouse and office buildings, and shopping centers. He also has been a residential real estate agent on Cape Cod. Barry started his business career in New York as the owner of CMF Colonial manufacturing metal architectural moldings. His products were used internationally in hotels, casinos, restaurants, and retail stores. After moving to Cape Cod, he owned several retail businesses and gained experience in management, sales, marketing, and advertising.
Site Supervisor ⬦ Lead Carpenter
Bruce began his career in the 1980’s as a self-employed builder and has built multiple homes from foundation to finish. Not only is he an accomplished carpenter and cabinet maker, but he is equally comfortable in the cab of an excavator. He is a craftsman with expertise in structural design, site work, historical restoration, and custom woodworking.