Lowell, Massachusetts, is a perfect illustration of New England scenery. Lowell has gained notoriety as an excellent vacation destination, owing to its blend of intriguing museums, restful parks, and lively activities such as ballparks and concert stadiums. Lowell is also successfully modernizing its economic base with an impressive list of companies such as Coca-Cola, M/A Com, Raytheon, NYNEX, and Textron.

If you’re considering developing or renovating a commercial space in the neighborhood, listed below are some of the best commercial contractors in Lowell, Massachusetts. These companies were chosen for their technological knowledge, vast experience, and remarkable portfolios.

Vantage Builders

204 Second Ave., Waltham, MA 02451

Vantage Builders, founded in 2000, is a leader in commercial contracting and collaborative solutions throughout Waltham. The company specializes in pre-construction, construction management, and design-build services for various industries. Clients are typically drawn from the corporate, education, retail, healthcare, industrial, and cannabis industries.

Vantage focuses on developing conditions for its clients’ success, from ground-up construction to tenant enhancements. The company’s founding partners are Ed Silva and John Connor. Their team is made up of experts who are passionate about creating practical places for both work and play. Client relationships are an essential component of their approach, and many projects end in long-term partnerships that last for decades.

The firm’s works have appeared in renowned publications like New England Real Estate Journal, Boston Real Estate Times, Business Observer, ENR, and REBusinessOnline.

Aberthaw Construction

672 Suffolk St., Lowell, MA 01854

Aberthaw Construction is a company and a name that has stood the test of time. Established in 1894, the firm specializes in the construction of corporate, adaptive reuse, multifamily, retail, education, industrial, healthcare, hospitality, and religious spaces. It has been serving clients in Lowell, Watertown, Exeter, and Bedford for over a century and currently operates under the supervision of Jeffrey Alley and Sean Chashman.

Mr. Alley joined in 1991 and is mainly responsible for managing multi-million dollar construction projects. Jeff’s experience includes subcontractor negotiations, construction schedule management, estimating, processing owner’s change orders, budgetary control, and weekly meetings with owners, architects, and subcontractors.

Mr. Cashman joined the company in 1994. As Vice President, he is in charge of all areas of cost estimating, including conceptual estimates, GMP budgeting, value engineering, and various cost studies. Sean has over 20 years of construction industry expertise as a Structural Engineer, Field Engineer, Cost Estimator, and Project Manager.

Under Mr. Alley and Mr. Cashman’s leadership, some of the firm’s projects are on the pages of Boston Real Estate Times, The Boston Globe, New England Real Estate Journal, and Danville Register & Bee.

M&M Construction Services

19 Harvey Rd. #22, Bedford, NH 03110

M&M Construction Services is a well-known name throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic. The full-service firm specializes in commercial projects such as new construction and tenant fit-outs. When it comes to assisting building owners in achieving their aims and objectives, the firm leaves no question unanswered, from small add-ons to ground-up projects designed from the ground up. Retail businesses, restaurants, and private homes are examples of in-house work.

George Culotta, the company’s owner, has been in the lead for 36 years, leading a participatory approach to construction and management. His team always delivers comprehensive and efficient service, which leads to completion within the agreed-upon schedule. Constant dialogue and quick responses enable the team to create settings that meet the customer’s expectations.

M&M Construction Services is a member of the Bedford Chamber of Commerce, with some of its projects featured by publications like NH Business Review, Manchester Ink Link, and Inside Self-Storage.

Votze Butler Associates, Inc.

1075 Westford St., Lowell, MA 01851

Votze Butler Associates, Inc. has established a culture of collaboration and communication that is key to how it employs, trains, and treats its employees during the last 20 years. That is why the company employs the industry’s top project managers, supervisors, and subcontractors. This is also why it has developed a reputation in the New England commercial real estate and construction market for excellence, integrity, and value, which has allowed the team to work with some of the most well-known names in technology, banking, and retail.

Teamwork is the core of the business under the direction of Paul Votze, the firm’s principal architect. It knows what makes for great relationships and how to build them consistently and effectively to meet client needs in an ever-evolving commercial real estate market. 


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management