We are constantly receiving inquiries about land on Cape Cod, where to buy, what's buildable, etc. In repsonse we've just published an informative guide that will help many people better understand the oppoprtunities and caveats of buying land on beautiful Cape Cod.
It's a great time to buy. Let REEF help you build your Cape Cod home.
The Wellfleet Oyster Fest has become one of the largest Fall events on Cape Cod. This year the event is being held on October 13th and 14th and boasts a full schedule of events that range from road races, to music, and of course the oyster shucking competition. The 'Fest is produced by Wellfleet Shellfish Promotion and Tasting, or SPAT, a non-profit organization devoted to fostering a greater understanding of the town's shellfishing industry. Proceeds from this event and others have provided for more than $75,000 in scholarships for Nauset Regional High School students. This is a great, free event for all ages, and a great way to spend a Fall weekend here on Cape Cod.
REEF, Cape Cod's Home Builder has been designing, building, remodeling, and renovating Cape Cod Homes for over 25 years. From its inception, REEF has also developed several hundred properties on Cape Cod. We are constantly seeking land or other properties for our own development needs. If you have land or a developed property that you are interested in selling, REEF would be happy to discuss the potential for a purchase. Click below to contact us!
This spring REEF Field Supervisor Wesley Price, was commissioned by the Wequassett Resort, to design and build a Children's Pirate Ship Buffet Table. The project took about six weeks to complete. The exterior of the boat was built entirely of reclaimed Western Red Cedar. The floor and countertops are built of reclaimed Antique Heart Pine.
The vessel can now be seen, from time to time, sailing around the grounds at the Wequasset on Pleasant Bay.
Follow the link below to watch a brief time lapse video of the entire project from frame to finish. Shiver me Timbers!
Yesterday, the Indonesian Naval Traning Ship, the KRI Dewaruci arrived at Mass Maritime in Bourne. This is a 180' sailing vessel launched in 1953 and is used as to train Indonesian Naval Cadets. This tall ship and several others are participating in the Tall Ships Challenge 2012 in which 25 tall ships will take part in races and maritime festivals starting in Savannah, GA and ending in Nova Scotia.
Here is a site where you can track the live locations of each ship as they make their way up the east coast!
There is a unique farm in Dennis that provides fresh produce to both residents and several local restaurants. The unique part is that the farm is staffed exclusively by people with disabilities. Check out their website for more information:http://www.capeabilities.org/
Cape Abilities operates a farm with greenhouses and a farm stand on Route 6A in Dennis that has attracted a loyal following of people who crave high-quality, locally-grown produce. We also have a working farm in Marstons Mills that features a historic home and barn but no farm stand, so produce grown there is brought to our Dennis farm stand to be sold. Between the two locations, Cape Abilities Farm provides paid employment for people with disabilities who work in every aspect of farm management.
Farm work has proven satisfying, instructive and therapeutic to Cape Abilities participants who enjoy being productive and making things grow. Our farm workers do everything from planting seeds to training tomato vines to packaging produce, and they are living proof that Cape Abilities Farm grows much more than beautiful annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables—Cape Abilities Farm grows futures.
The National Association of Realtors announced that existing home sale prices were up 10% in April compared to last year. This is the largest year over year gain since 2006. A sure sign that things are really beginning to move in a positive direction. Building a custom home is always a challenging decision, and with many of our customers waiting to sell their primary residence to build their New Home on Cape Cod, this is great news. REEF has seen demand for custom building increase steadily this year, and we are gearing up for a busy 2012-2013 season.
We have enjoyed some great weather this year, allowing REEF to deliver several project way ahead of schedule. Spring has also come early and has us thinking about our favorite activites on the Cape. The herring have started to run, which means the great fishing is not far behind. We thought posting a couple local tide charts might get everyone thinking about all of the great fun the Cape offers when the warm weather is here.
Remodeling magazine has come out with it's annual report on remodeling projects costs and the return on investment. There is a lot of great information in their report, and we feel the costs are very reflective of the current market conditions. See their link to the report for the Boston area here:Remodeling Magazine - Boston cost report .
If you are thinking of a remodeling, renovation or new construction project and you want to explore all of the possibilities, click below to ask your question. The answer may surprise you!!