Homeowners Frank Cicero and his wife Lori moved into their Annapolis home in November 2018, but the vision for it began almost a decade earlier. Cicero knew he wanted a house with a water view. Having traveled the country and grown up on Baltimore’s east side, he was familiar with Annapolis and drawn to its aesthetic appeal.
Annapolis Home Magazine recently featured Gate One Builders co-owner, Matt Long for his work renovating a 40-year-old house in Annapolis. The article features stunning images of the completed overhaul, including basement with a custom basketball court, containing professional grade sports court flooring. In it, Matt talks about their relationship with the residents, having previously renovated the family’s Eastport home, and the creative liberties granted to Gate One Builders when it came to sourcing new materials and the interior trim work.
Annapolis Home Magazine recently featured Gate One Builders co-owner, Matt Long for his work renovating a 35-year-old house in Annapolis. The article features stunning images of the completed overhaul. In it, Matt talks about his initial hesitation due to the complexity of the project, which ultimately “couldn’t have gone better.”
Gate One Builders co-owner, Matt Long was recently featured in The Baltimore Sun discussing the protection of waterfront homes from storm damage. In the article, Matt discusses the fine line between form and function as it pertains to severe weather and curb appeal.
Recent data indicates that homebuilding in the U.S. probably climbed in March, marking the best quarter since 2008 and indicating the real-estate industry has steadied. Housing starts increased to a 705,000 annual rate last month from a 698,000 pace in February, according to the median estimate of 82 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News. Starts probably averaged 703,000 in the first three months of 2012, the most since the third quarter of 2008.
Here in Anne Arundel County, Gate One Builders is seeing a similar trend, with a noticeable increase in activity in the housing construction market. In addition, interest in additions and renovations continues to be strong (with plenty of historic renovation projects in places like downtown Annapolis). If you are considering new home construction or are planning a renovation or addition, give us a call!