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Merz Construction

168 Bingham Road;
Carlisle, Massachusetts

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Merz Construction specializes in custom home construction and renovations in Eastern Massachusetts. Incorporated in 1986, Merz Construction has a reputation for superior quality, integrity and environmental responsibility.

Our collaborative approach places emphasis on the communication between the owner, architect and construction team. We build classic and contemporary homes as well as carefully integrated renovations to existing homes.

Services you offer:

Custom Homes, General Contracting, Home Additions, Home Remodeling

Awards or Certifications:

Best of Boston Home 2019 Award Winner
Prism Award Winner
BSA Design Award Winner

What's your background, education and training?

Everyone on our team comes from different backgrounds and have different educations and training. What we all have in common is a respect for quality craftsmanship and a passion for architecture.

What is your typical process for working with a new client?

1. Design Development: We are experts when it comes to the means and methods of construction. We identify solutions that use the latest building science technology while maintaining the highest level of quality and the design intent.
2. Estimating: Based on the architectural drawings and specifications, we put together an in-depth estimate and offer alternatives for your consideration.
3. Permitting: We are well-versed in obtaining approvals and permits. We have established relationships with municipal departments and utility companies throughout the region, ensuring that the project moves forward smoothly.
4, Construction: Our team manages every aspect of the project. We demand the highest level of craftsmanship and the finest materials. Regular site meetings are held with the homeowner and design team throughout the project.
5. Maintenance: Once the house is finished, we provide you with a comprehensive homeowner’s manual that includes as-built documentation, warranty information, project specifications and a written maintenance schedule. Our full-service maintenance department is available to care for your home.

What advice would you give a client looking to find a provider in your specialty?

Look for a builder who puts their customers’ best interests at heart. You deserve to have the confidence and trust your builder to deliver the highest quality product.

What services are you most excited to offer?

High-end custom home construction and renovation.

What makes your business stand apart?

Our collaborative process. We are active partners with clients and architects throughout the process of designing and building a custom home. Our experience, resourcefulness, careful planning and attention to detail are essential components to making sure we deliver a successful finished product.

How many years have you been in business?

We’ve been crafting high quality homes since 1986.

What do clients have to say about you?

“Our experience with Merz Construction has been formed and shaped within an incredible atmosphere of professionalism, collaboration and creative thinking. Jon has a passion for the balance between design and craft.”– Treff LaFleche, LDa Architecture + Interiors

“The integration between Jon and the architect was almost seamless. Jon had good ideas and wasn’t bashful about sharing his ideas and concerns as they came along. We felt he brought great value to the partnership with the architect.”— Deborah Hawkins, Homeowner

“Being part of a team that is constructing purposeful spaces that fit the practical, lifestyle and aesthetic requirements for our clients is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.”– David Magee, Project Manager

Hours of operation

Weekdays 7am - 5pm

What geographic areas do you serve?

Greater Boston and Metro West


Merz Construction expertly joins the homeowner’s dreams with the architect’s design intent. We bring a strong sense of collaboration, a keen ability to listen, and a commitment to building excellence to every project. We are an award-winning custom home builder.