About us

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Owner, Tim McGowan, has been in construction industry for over two decades.  Tim started his career in residential construction and remodeling in 2002 as a carpenter during his college years.  He went on to earn his Bachelor Degree in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA.  Upon graduation, Tim went on to work as Field Engineer for a large commercial construction management firm during the 2000’s.  In 2011, Tim returned to residential building and remodeling as a Project Manager for a high-end residential design and construction company in Boston and worked on some of the most challenging custom residential projects in Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the South End.  Seeing a need for a high-end residential contractor in the Charlestown neighborhood, Tim established McGowan Custom Builders in 2017.

Tim was born in Warwick, RI, grew up in North Attleboro, MA and currently lives with his wife and two sons in Reading, MA.