Symes Overview

In 1967, Albert Symes and his brothers began building single-family homes and running a retail hardware store. Over the years, Symes has grown into one of the most successful real estate firms in Massachusetts.

In 2003, Landers Symes, Al Symes' son, became the company's President managing and running all aspects of the business. Today, Symes Associates develops, permits and builds large and small-scale single-family, townhome and condominium developments. A subsidiary of Symes Associates, Bridgeton Properties manages an extensive inventory of company-owned office space and residential units. In addition, Symes Associates owns retail hardware stores as well as Adams Kitchen and Bath, a successful kitchen and remodeling business.

At its core, Symes remains a family business committed to the people and communities the company serves through the quality and integrity of its business practices and philanthropic work.


Symes' commitment to excellence has been recognized by their peers in the development industry.

Symes was presented the "Home Builder of the Year Award" by the Home Builders Association of Massachusetts and has received a number of Prism Awards for outstanding marketing from the Builders Association of Greater Boston.