Altair Associates is a small but diversified building company based in Newton MA. The firm has completed hundreds of residential building projects, including complete subdivisions, custom and custom-speculative homes, additions, renovations, and remodeling. Altair has also built numerous retail fit-outs, and commercial projects.
John Willett, Licensed Builder, formed Altair Associates, in 1984. John has a Masters degree in Resource Conservation from the University of Michigan. Prior to Altair, he was a partner at Advanced Energy Systems, a solar and energy conservation company in Worcester MA.
John oversees all of Altair’s projects. Utilizing state of the art project administration tools, and a well-developed cadre of trusted subcontractors and vendors, all projects are executed with precise coordination and efficiency. John ensures that each customer receives his direct attention and communication to ensure a smooth and trusting relationship. Altair projects are completed on time and within the client-driven budget.
Upon inception, Altair specialized in design/build projects. Now most of the company’s work comes from referrals, repeat customers, and a diverse group of the region’s most respected architects. Altair has extensive experience building large and complex projects such as intricate luxury custom homes, kitchen remodeling, and historic renovations with matching millwork and detailing. In addition, Altair builds smaller projects, such as garages, decks, and basement remodels.
The company’s commitment to quality is illustrated by the distinctive design, selection of materials, and craftsmanship on each job, and evidenced by its working relationships with architects and clients living in Altair’s work.