The Past, Present, and Future of JDM Andrews
JDM Andrews has been in business for over 30 years. 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:
1989Don celebrates his 20th year in construction and opens JDM Andrews Construction, Inc. with his wife, Kathy.
1994JDM Andrews is selected to build its first development: Island Woods Estates.
1997JDM Andrews completes its 100th home.
1999JDM 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.
2001JDM Andrews is voted Best Builder by the Reader’s Choice Awards from the Times Beacon.
2005David J. Del Rio, Construction Manager, began his career at JDM and completed his first JDM home in 2006.
2006Andrew 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.
2008JDM Andrews is voted Best Builder by the Times Beacon for the 8th year in a row.
2011JDM Andrews celebrates the completion of their 300th home.
2012Mary 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.
2014JDM Andrews celebrates its 25th year in business and is awarded Best General Contractor by the Manahawkin Award Program.
2015JDM Andrews opens its Surf City office, is voted Best General Contractor, and is voted Builder of Integrity by Quality Builders Warranty.
2016JDM Andrews relocates to Ship Bottom, New Jersey and builds a new showroom and design center for a hands-on selection and design process.
2017JDM 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.
2019JDM Andrews celebrates it’s 30th year in business.
JDM Andrews wins awards for “Best Custom Home $2 Million – $3 Million” and “Best Custom Home Over 4 Million” by the Jersey Shore Builders Association at the 17th Annual FAME Awards