Of Note


Hundreds of thousands of people make a living renovating homes. The majority are single proprietors who generate enough income to sustain themselves using their construction skills. Large companies are comparatively few. The contractor whose company gets big, and stays big, is the contractor who mastered a slew of business skills in addition to having construction know-how. Because home renovation is the most fragmented industry in...

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One of our proudest accomplishments was working with the design team at Siemasko and Verbridge to create a beautiful nest for our clients returning to the States after years away. We took the top floor apartment down to the studs, altered the layout entirely and built back a graceful and elegant and comfortable home completely reflective of the people who live in it. Read the article and see...

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Community matters more to us than just about anything else. We have been a long time fan of Hill House on Beacon Hill “Your Backyard in the City.” Hill House is a team of passionate administrators, instructors, board members and volunteers working to fund and execute service activities in order to meet the diverse social, educational, cultural and recreational needs of individuals and families residing in Boston’s downtown...

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Professional Remodeler has named F.H. Perry to its annual list of leading remodelers in the top U.S. markets. Allison Iantosca and Bill Cosman’s efforts have propelled F. H. Perry to the forefront of the current market recovery and landed them on the cover of this national industry publication as the top firm in the Boston market. View the online...

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Commonwealth Institute, a Boston-based non-profit devoted to aiding women in business has named Allison to its 2013 list of the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts. “Each of the women on our Top 100 List has made a significant impact on the Commonwealth’s economy and has established herself as a visionary leader of a successful company.” Aileen Gorman, executive director Read the article featured in The Boston Globe Magazine...

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The painstaking care and thought with which Design Associates, Inc. and F. H. Perry approached the renovation of 15 Ash Street, Cambridge has resulted in both the recognition of the Cambridge Historical Commission as well as a historical plaque that will be mounted on the façade of this Dutch Colonial cottage to convey its significance to the history of...

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Allison spoke on Thursday, May 8, 2014 to an audience of homeowners, designers, builders, artisans, and those that simply admire the industry gathered for the DNE Salon Series hosted by Design New England Magazine. The discussion revolved around stewardship while supporting change and embracing the new, as well as the need for a commitment to building and making things that stand the test of time. Featured in Design New...

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Friends of the Children-Boston Achievers and F.H. Perry Builder volunteers spent an afternoon celebrating diversity. The event was in participation with Stand Against Racism, a movement of the YWCA that aims to eliminate racism by raising awareness. Fifteen Achievers, ten Mentors, and fifteen volunteers from F.H. Perry Builder spent the afternoon learning about each other and creating a mosaic representing diversity and dignity. F.H....

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Our own Allison Iantosca has written an article in the January 2012 issue of Remodeling Magazine: Being a Likeable Expert, Creating a Higher Profile in the Community. Read the article.  

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