I remember when you said that you want to be the best builder on the island and I think you are. I love your style and the incredible beautiful wood work. How few people set out with a big goal and can truly follow through.
— E.F., homeowner, Chilmark
As we continue to enjoy the areas of our home in which Building Shelter has worked, we are frequently reminded of our appreciation and admiration for every aspect of Ben Kelley’s involvement.
— Rick & Ali S., homeowner, Oak Bluffs
Thank you for accomplishing the work on our cottage under budget. In these tough economic times, that difference was a big help — and this is another example of your high level of professionalism.
— Allen & Judith W., homeowners
We were thrilled with the quality of work, your professionalism and responsiveness. The addition took our breath away when we first saw it and after living in it we like it even more. It was great to discover that things were so well made and the minor issues that are inevitable you took care of.
— Nancy R., homeowner
I have renovated homes in Cambridge, New York and East Chop and Benjamin Kelley is one of the best contractors I have ever worked with.
— Anne M. W., homeowner
It was great to get regular email communication and photos since we were far removed from the jobsite. We also appreciate how willing you were to accommodate requests outside of the contract
— Max & Cheryl B, homeowners
It was a pleasure to work with you. I found the process to be very successful due to strong communication and management skills. You took the initiative to get things started and always met deadlines. I look forward to further collaboration.
— Jim C., Architect
Cannot find enough superlatives for the entire experience: from quality of work to consideration of my needs
— Caroline B., homeowner
The project looks fantastic! You’ve done an amazing job.
— Tammy R. W., Interior Archeology, ASID
They exceeded our expectations.
— Moskow Linn Architects
Definitely enjoyed working with you Ben and hope we can again soon.
— Ben F., Architect LEED AP, Maryann Thompson Architects

“The project exceeded our expectations.” — Nancy R., Chilmark (our second project with her)