North and South Acquires SJ Cantwell

} October 28, 2022

North & South Construction Services and its subsidiaries Announce Acquisition of SJ Cantwell

Newington, N.H. — October 28, 2022 — North & South Construction Services, a leading commercial, industrial, and institutional construction company, announced the acquisition of SJ Cantwell, one of the leading Demolition and Site Work contractors in New England.

“Our mission over the next several years is to acquire companies that are led by like-minded individuals that understand people are our foundation, and know we are building a company where integrity will be in the forefront.”, said Pete Johnson, CEO.

SJ Cantwell is expected to broaden North & South Construction Services market bringing the total number of employees to over 200. The combination will allow both companies to offer a broader range of services while maintaining their high-quality product. SJ Cantwell will continue to operate under their name as a subsidiary of North & South Construction Services. SJ Cantwell’s previous owner, Steve Cantwell, has joined the North & South leadership team to help in growth and operational strategies.

“These are exciting times at North and South Construction Services, we are promoting people to new roles, hiring new people, and bringing on great companies to be part of our family of companies. We are looking forward to fast paced growth and great opportunities for all our employees.” said Michelle Gilmore, COO.

About North & South Construction Services:

Founded in 2009 by a select group of individuals inspired to create a company with integrity, professionalism, and quality. A place where employees can build their career while establishing a solid personal foundation. North & South values their clients and offers general contracting, project management, and sub-contracting services. Specializing in large wood frames, metal framing, finish carpentry, wood panelized systems, concrete, and drywall by highly qualified carpenters.

About Portsmouth Sign Company a subsidiary of North & South:

Founded in 1989, Portsmouth Sign Company, a subsidiary of North & South, is a full-service sign company committed to providing the highest quality signage, with a full range of services including fabrication, installation, vehicle wraps, laser engraving, and welding. Their innovative and knowledgeable staff bring a creative element to every project from idea to completion.

About SJ Cantwell a subsidiary of North & South:

Founded in 2015, SJ Cantwell is at the top of demolition industry in New England, offering full-service demolition, earth work, soil remediation and abatement, mobile shearing and more. Experienced crews are trained and put safety at the forefront of every job site. Whether you need demolition, hazard abatement, asset recovery, environmental services, or all the above.

For more information:
Pete Johnson | 603-610-1784 | [email protected] | |