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Testimonials


We would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation for your tireless efforts in truly doing an outstanding job in building Avalon home. Your attention to fine detail, instinctively good taste for what looks great, acumen for superior high end construction, adherence to building schedule and outstanding subcontractors who rank at the top of their craft, make you and your company unsurpassed in this coastal building market. We are also grateful for your kind attention to our unique demands throughout the construction process. Your skills in managing the phases of construction which transformed our architectural plans into reality are unparalleled. Again, we would like to thank you for making our dream come true and building us this magnificent home in Avalon.

Christine & Gary
Avalon, NJ

Dear Matt, We want to let you know how delighted we are with the home that you built for us in Avalon. We have custom built a home before; however, we had not experienced the quality, care and personal touch that Brandywine and that you personally brought to the project. We are thrilled with the finished project - it exceeded our expectations. We especially valued your help in design, selection of materials and the meticulous quality of the construction. We believe your sub-contractors are top-notch as well.

Dennis and Susan Reilly

Our experience with Matt Pappas and Brandywine Builders has been nothing short of spectacular. From day one, Matt listened to our needs, did what he said he was going to do when he said he was going to do it and took a personal interest in our home building experience. My wife and I would absolutely recommend Matt and Brandywine Builders if personal touch, satisfaction, high quality, and professionalism is what you are looking for.

Tom Nerney

Dear Matt, It was, as always, great seeing you on Wednesday, the progress, and your thoughts on what will add some life and color. Gail is very comfortable with your suggestions and ideas. A great feeling...on the return trip. Many thanks for the interest you have taken, it has been a pleasure. Anything you need at this and, please let me know. I told Craig your response for arranging the electric for the boat. He laughed and commented that he may come down this weekend or the following Thursday. Again, many thanks for your efforts on behalf of Gail and I. Without your efforts, the house would not be what it now is.

Frank

Dear Matt, Building a vacation home long distance can certainly be stressfulbut it was a venture we decided to take. Our greatest concern was that we would have to "baby sit" the builder and the process. After having a few meetings with you and seeing some of your work we knew we found a builderwho could deliver expertise, creativeness and accountability. You have that rare quality of being able to pay attention to details while staying focused on the "big" picture. The timeliness of your updates and overall responsiveness to our questions and concerns was most impressive. Additionally, your creativeness and ability to work "outside the box" was appreciated and refreshing. Without hesitation we would hire you and Brandywine Developers to build another home for us. Thank you for a most wonderful experience. We are delighted and proud to show our home 65 E.11th Street in Avalon.

Lisa and John McNichol

As first time home builders, our experience with Brandywine Developers exceeded all of our expectations with regard to quality of construction, customer service and over all responsiveness and accessibility during the project. We can't say enough about owner Matt Pappas. Don't let his age fool you- he is not only honest and reliable, but also an absolute perfectionist as a builder. We would recommend Brandywine Developers to anyone considering without reservation. Their craftsmanship, attention to detail and service after the sale were second to none. You hear so many horror stories about building a house and, thankfully with Brandywine Developers, we have no such tales to tell. 11 Heron Drive, Avalon, NJ.

Bob & Kathy DeLuca

Dear Matt, Noele and I wanted to express our immense satisfaction with the house at 440 98th Street in Stone Harbor in all respects. Particularly, we thought it was important that you and any prospective clients that you have be aware of our satisfaction with respect to: 1. The quality of construction. We had the house appraised by two separate sets of individuals and had it thoroughly inspected and the conclusion was that the materials were first rate and that the quality of the construction was first rate as well. Clearly, everything was well thought out and well implemented. 2. The speed with which the extras or modifications were addressed. You and your staff did everything to accommodate us quickly in this regard and, quite frankly, this represented an enormous change from what we had been used to elsewhere. 3.The speed with which queries and the inevitable small corrections which need to be made, were addressed. the personalized touch that you add to the entire process makes it a quite pleasing one, and , knowing that you truly carea bout the product and its lasting quality is quite reassuring. You are certainly welcome at any time, simply by calling Noele, to take prospective clients through the property. it would be hard to imagine that anyone would not be favorably impressed by what they saw, and it would be hard to imagine that anyone would not be favorably impressed with you as a reputable and responsible individual who will provide a first class product with first class service.

Alan J. Wein, MD Noele Wein

Dear Matt, Cindi and I wish to express our sincerest appreciation and gratitude for the outstanding job you did building our dream home. Right from our very first meeting reviewing the building plans, you took control and transformed a very daunting task into a thoroughly enjoyable experience. we were already aware of your superb craftsmanship, but were overwhelmingly impressed with your daily communication and follow through. The work on our home was continuous and uninterrupted over the entire thirteen-month construction schedule!! Further, we had a delightful experience with all of your employees, subs and suppliers. Every one of your sub-contractors and suppliers shared the same enthusiasm that you did throughout our project. Matt, you exhibit the skills, work ethic and business sense for someone well beyond your years. Cindi and I will always treasure the enthusiasm and excitement you brought to our project every day!! We eagerly look forward to the day that we can share our experiences with another homeowner considering you as their builder.

Jack and Cindi Binder

Ours collaboration with Matt Pappas produced our fabulous home. He listened and heard what we wanted. His experience and suggestions kept us from making mistakes. He understood and respected our style. We could count on his promises and he corrected problems if they arose. We would build another house with Brandywine Developers in a heartbeat.

Thomas P. Lehman, MD and Sharon S. Lehman, M.D.

Dear Matt, Deb and I wanted to express our entire satisfaction with the job you did on our new home. We had two other homes built and in neither of those cases did the builders come even close to providing the same quality experience. From our first meeting thru to the completion you have always provided service above our highest expectations. Your attention to detail, quality of your employees and subs, constant updates, being able to meet with us when we could come down, and your ability to have the house completed on schedule (actually early) was outstanding. I would like to be able to give you suggestions as to what you could do better but can not come up with one item. We have now been in the house for seven months and still are amazed at the promptness of return calls and having any small items corrected right away. If you ever would like us to talk to any prospective customers or to show them our house please feel free to call. Thank you. Dave & Deb Webster

David And Debbie Webster

Meredith and I would like to thank you for the exceptional professionalism, expert craftmanship and tireless attention to detail which you and your firm demonstrated in the completion of our Avalon home.

Meredith and I cannot begin to describe how happy we were that you built our house! 
You met every challenge posed by our project with the epitome of client service and created a seamless process while working with an out of town architect and clients who were over 3 hours away. Throughout the building process, you kept us informed of progress, stayed on schedule and made sure we were aware of the budget.
Most importantly, you stayed true to our design and worked to ensure that the home, we and our architects envisioned was the one which was built. The team at Brandywine demonstrated creativity and passion in addressing each challenge posed by our design: steel framing, unique window structures and challenging finish work.
We will miss working with you but will enjoy having you over to our home for a post beach cocktail.

Mike and Meredith Carter

Wanted to thank you again for outstanding job replacing fiberboard trim and repairing deck railing. Makes all the difference in the world.  This example of standing behind one's work after so many years speaks volumes as to the quality of Brandywine Developers and why anyone considering construction in Cape May County should make them the top candidate.

Herb Wright

Brandywine and Matt Pappas:  Detailed project management, loyal and dedicated subcontractors, meticulous attention to detail, considerate of neighbors, immediate response to emails and phone calls (never more than a half hour), absolutely minimal, if any, cost increases for significant design changes, respectful of our time, great rapport with architect and Avalon/Stone Harbor Boroughs, impressive problem solving skills, innovative ideas on the fly Matt and his crews were a real pleasure to work with.

My wife and I could not have had a better experience  Matt delivered every single promise he made to us.  We hope to purchase another property in Avalon soon and Matt will get the construction job there as well.

Timothy Hughes

Dear Matt:

On behalf of our entire family, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to you and your employees regarding the building of our lifelong dream home.  You took a great architectural design and were able to build it to a level of aesthetic quality that exceeded our already high expectations.  Throughout the project, you exhibited attributes that distinguishes you from your peers:  professionalism, knowledge of all aspects of the project, attention to fine detail, a creative and pro-active approach, a very apparent desire to please your client, and most of all, integrety and honesty in your dealings.  You made the building of our beach house into a wonderful experience.  We would also like to thank your employees, all of whom were tremendously skilled and very kind to us.

Again, thank you Matt.  You have a "key for life" to our beach house.  Please use it to show prospective clients your beautiful work and always feel free to have them speak to us about our experience with you.  We look forward to your continued success in business and life.

Dennis and Donna DeCore and family

Dennis and Donna DeCore

I want to thank you so much for taking the time to take pictures and forward them to me.  I then send them to my family who are so appreciative to see the wonderful progress being made.  The house is truly better than I expected and look forward to making it our dream home in Sea Isle.  I can't wait to move in!  Thanks again for all of your help.

Bobbi McKenna

Barbara McKenna
6104 Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

As a demanding consumer - to put it mildly - I braced for the worst when I decided to totally renovate my shore house.  What I got instead from Brandywine Developers was the absolute best.  Matt Pappas and his crew did an extraordinary job from start to finish, in every aspect of the project - from the new kitchen, baths and hardwood floors to the painting and fixtures.  That they did it within budget and on time made the experience even more amazing to my wife and me.  Thanks to Brandywine, we started with a dream and ended with a dream home.

Angelo Cataldi, WIP Radio
18 81st Street, Sea Isle City, NJ

Jill and I want to thank you for doing a great job with our new deck in Stone Harbor.  Everything looks terrific and we really like the way everything turned out.  Thanks again for all of your effort and putting so much of your personal attention to the project.  We really appreciate it.

Tom Nerney
550 Berkley, Stone Harbor

Robin and I have been in the house for approximately a month. What a spectacular place! I wanted to drop you this line to let you know how absolutely delighted I have been with the process that we have been through to get to this point. As you know, Robin and I bought this house with the idea of living in it for a while to decide exactly what we wanted to do with it. Unfortunately, because of circumstances beyond our control, we had to make that decision early. That prompted us to meet with you and set a timetable and a plan to put together our house at 74 East 11th Street, Avalon. There were many things about the process with you that were very rewarding for me personally. First and foremost, your professionalism is outstanding. Secondly, you have a wonderful way with people and you clearly understand the issues that people go through when building a place like a vacation home. Finally, you have clearly assembled an extremely talented group of artisans to build your homes. Every single feature of our home is spectacular! You did a wonderful job. Robin and I had some basis of comparison of our experience with you. We did renovate our home in Villanova about 10 years ago. It was our first project in that regard and we did learn some lessons. However, there is no comparison to the process that we went through with you. From the very beginning, you set out a very detailed plan and timetable for our house. You made it clear what we could expect. You also helped guide us through some issues that we did not anticipate with regard to roofing specifications and other issues that we would not have known without your expertise. As you also know, Robin and I interviewed several builders at Avalon and I am sure that we could have been happy with any of them. However, I am absolutely delighted that we chose you. I actually feel as though I have established a friendship that will last the rest of our lives in Avalon. I cannot tell you how much I personally appreciate the personal touch and interest that you took in our home. Robin and I would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for a job done spectacularly well. I sincerely hope that you will stay in touch. I cannot wait to get started on phase II. Give my best to your father.

Gerald R. Williams Jr., MD
Avalon, New Jersey

Kim and I wanted to express our sincere appreciation for the fantastic job you did building our beach home. Our experience with you and your Brandywine team was beyond our every expectation. Your firm’s professionalism was consistent and impressive throughout the construction  – from the planning to accommodating changes to keeping us apprised with emails and pictures in near real-time – and you attention to detail and skilled craftsmanship was incredible.

However, most impressive to me has been your personal dedication and focus.  Throughout the construction, you were a great partner, filled with integrity and honesty, and since completion, your thoughtful maintenance efforts and pre-and post- storm surveillance have demonstrated an uncommon commitment to a long term relationship with your clients. 

 Kim and I wish you the best of luck in your business and offer ourselves as an enthusiastic referral to any prospective clients.

 Thanks for everything,

Hector and Kim Negroni
Avalon, NJ

Julie and I would like to pass along how pleased we have been throughout the entire process. As I mentioned, we have built five homes and had great experiences with each one, however, you have surpassed all of the other builders. It was truly a wonderful experience dealing with you and the entire team you have assembled. Nick

Nicholas Marsini
215 53rd Street, Avalon, NJ

A quick note of thanks and sincere appreciation to you and your team on the construction of our shore home. It's perfect (or breathtaking/stunning/awesome depending on which of our guests is commenting on it!). Your personal involvement, dedication to detail and tremendous insights created a seamless construction process. Your frequent, concise and clear communication drove a sense of comfort and confidence that was so reassuring as we went from design through demolition to construction to finish. Thanks also for always being accessible and flexible. We enjoyed the entire experience. The quality your team of employees and subcontractors deliver is unparalleled. Thanks for everything.

Martin Connor, CFO; Toll Brothers
110 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ

Lisa and I would like to take the time to thank you for another job well done. It's always a pleasure to work with you and your subcontractors. Everyone performed with efficiency and perfection. Just as important, you brought the job in on time and within the budget submitted. This is always a daunting task but you exceeded our expectations in performing all tasks. With the last house on 29th Avenue, when something went wrong you were there working through the issues to completion. This is why with the Pelham house it was a no brainer to use Brandywine. We really appreciate all your attention to detail. This is our second house together and I look forward to our next build in Haddonfield. With that said, get to work on Haddonfield! Lisa and I wish you all the success in all future endeavors.

Dan and Lisa Falasca
105 S Pelham, Longport, NJ

Christine and I can't thank you enough on the great job that you and your team did in building our new home at Golden Gate. We must have said to each other 50 times over the weekend how much we loved the home and how special it felt. You did a phenomenal job in managing the project. People can't believe that the home was built in 11 months. Thank you again for making it happen!

Tom and Christine Nerney
Stone Harbor, NJ

"This note is long overdue cause emails don't count - but we wanted to thank you and your team for the most incredible job on our renovation in Avalon. From beginning to end, the renovation went great. Instant responses to any questions, first class materials and a fabulous team of contractors. We love our little house so much and we are so happy that we connected with Brandywine! I love everything we did at the house. Thank you Matt and please thank Dan and everyone else associated with the project. There is not enough room to list all that we are grateful for! A to Z perfection and it truly was fun! See you in Avalon."

Tish and Tony Hayden
Avalon, NJ