The Past, Present, and Future of JDM Andrews

Timeline

In 2019, JDM Andrews will celebrate its 30th year in business. Over the past three decades, JDM Andrews has grown into one of Long Beach Island’s top custom home builders. Explore our rich history through our company timeline below:

1989

Don celebrates his 20th year in construction and opens JDM Andrews Construction, Inc. with his wife, Kathy.

1994

JDM Andrews is selected to build its first development: Island Woods Estates.

1997

JDM Andrews completes its 100th home.

1999

JDM Andrews celebrates 10 years serving Manahawkin, Long Beach Island, and the surrounding areas. JDM also built the local IHOP along with additions to what is now Element Restaurant and Bar.

2001

JDM Andrews is voted Best Builder by the Reader’s Choice Awards from the Times Beacon.

2005

David J. Del Rio, Construction Manager, began his career at JDM and completed his first JDM home in 2006.

2006

Andrew Finelli, Construction Manager, joined the JDM team full time and worked to become an O.S.H.A. certified builder and Certified Mold Inspector/Remediator.

2008

JDM Andrews is voted Best Builder by the Times Beacon for the 8th year in a row.

2011

JDM Andrews celebrates the completion of their 300th home.

2012

Mary L. Finelli joins the JDM team full time and leads the company to become a RREM Approved Builder by the State of NJ. RREM, Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation, was a state funded grant program revolving around rebuilding and raising homes affected by Hurricane Sandy. RREM Approved builders are required to adhere a specific predefined set of standards.

2014

JDM Andrews celebrates its 25th year in business and is awarded Best General Contractor by the Manahawkin Award Program.

2015

JDM Andrews opens its Surf City office, is voted Best General Contractor, and is voted Builder of Integrity by Quality Builders Warranty.

2016

JDM Andrews relocates to Ship Bottom, New Jersey and builds a new showroom and design center for a hands-on selection and design process.

2017

JDM Andrews is voted “Best Living Room and Family Room Design” and “Best Custom Home Under $700,000” by the Jersey Shore Builders Association at the 15th annual FAME Awards.

2019

JDM Andrews celebrates it’s 30th year in business.

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