Who We Are

Sapia Builders offers nearly 60 years of experience in the home building and remodeling industry.  A third generation family business, our focus is on providing high end, uniquely designed, and crafted homes to homeowners throughout the Connecticut Shoreline.  We pride ourselves on delivering original, masterful homes and one of a kind renovations that represent both the highest quality and craftsmanship in the area.

Our Areas of Expertise

Building Science / Passive House / Energy Star / NetZero / Zero Energy Ready


In-House Carpenter Staff Capable of Frame to Finish


Custom Homes: From Historic to Modern


Residential & Commercial Construction


Renovations & Remodeling


General Contracting & Project Management


Property Management / Snow Plowing


Approach: Early involvement helps achieve a level of job practicality, communication establishment, and project tone. We know and understand the number of decisions ranging from financial, design, aesthetic, and practical; that drive a job towards completion.  Being apart of those decisions and available for input translates into a new home, kitchen, or project that lasts into the future.

Business: We closely monitor our cost structure and strive to always maintain a competitive platform.  By focusing on details and utilizing new technology, we constantly strive to improve our operating methods every day. We maintain a loyal group of sub-contractors and vendors who have worked with us on numerous projects.  Our relationships allow us to gain better than average rates in the industry.

Trust: We pride ourselves on being truthful and honest with our clients.  We constantly strive to communicate and document all project information to ensure that our clients both get the best value and are comfortable that we are doing everything possible to work on their behalf.

No one beats your attention to detail and thoroughness, plus, it's always great to have you around... Cannot wait till our next adventure.

Client - Essex, CT

Valuable input and advice when designing spaces and we found his work to be very high quality but fairly priced. Lastly, his employees and subcontractors were friendly, polite and professional. We could not be happier with the outcome and experience.

Client - Old Lyme, CT

His work was on time, done to perfection and with the utmost good nature and professionalism.

Colleague / Project Designer - Essex, CT

Excellent and timely service, quality workmanship, and quality subcontracting. Sapia Builders also provides careful and detailed attention to budget concerns on an ongoing basis. Everyone was knowledgeable, courteous and kind, and kept the projects clean.

Client: Essex, CT

Sapia Builders has never failed to deliver outstanding work and in a timely fashion.

Client: Essex, CT

Our Skills

  • Residential & Commercial Construction
    • Project Management & Delivery
    • Pre-Construction Planning & Consulting
    • Estimating / Budget Development
    • Technology Integration
    • Green Building Standard
    • Energy Star Certification
    • Communication

How We Can Help

  • Pre-construction guidance on any project
  • Team Building for Architecture, Interior Design, Decorating, Civil, & Structural Engineering
  • Concept pricing for project feasibility
  • Permitting & project approval at State & Town levels
  • General contracting, project management, supervision, execution, & delivery

Recent Awards

  • 2019 HOBI Award: Project of the Year
  • 2019 HOBI Award: Best Historic Rehab
  • 2019 HOBI Award: Best Accessory Building
  • 2015 HOBI Award: Best Residential Remodel $500k – $750k
  • 2015 HOBI Award: Best Kitchen Remodel Under $200k
  • 2014 HOBI Award: Best Antique Home Restoration
  • 2013 HOBI Award: Best Adaptive Reuse
  • 2013 HOBI Award: Best Lower Level Remodel
  • 2012 HOBI Award: Best Residential Remodel $100k – $250k
  • 2013 Best of Houzz
  • 2014 Best of Houzz