Don’t Make a Move without Us!
Sylvester Building Movers, Inc. has been in the building moving business for over 60 years.
Sylvester Building Movers was founded by John Sylvester in 1954 in East Falmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. John’s son, Gary, took over in 1980 and was joined by his son-in-law, Kevin, in 1998. Together they made the company the premier building moving, raising and excavation company it is today.
Brown University Historic House Move
Building MovingWith our specialized equipment, unified jacking systems, building movers skates, hydraulic dollies and cranes we can get the job done, big or small safely and on time.
Common Reasons For Raising or Relocating a Structure:
failing or non-existent foundations
re-positioning a structure on its lot
building is located in a flood zone.
Excavation ServicesSylvester Building Movers provides full excavation services as a integral part of our business from moving or raising a structure.
All Sylvester Building Moving services are provided in-house and are not sub-contracted out so you can rest assured that your project will completed on time and safely.
Flooding ServicesSylvester Building Movers will work directly with engineers to find the right solution for your flooding issues.
Whether it’s moving the structure out of a flood zone or away from the shoreline or raising the structure to change its elevation, we can take care of your needs.
Consulting ServicesWe have all the excavation/demolition equipment to handle removal of old foundations, and the prep work for new foundations.
Contact us now for your free estimate!
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In the News
Brown University house move
Brown University house move video. View the fast motion video featuring a large, historic home being moved in Providence, RI.
Not Your Typical Houseboat
This large historic home, sitting on a barge in Megansett Harbor, waits to be moved south to Old Silver Beach in West Falmouth, where it will be offloaded and moved to its news location
Oil Tank Rupture Displaces Pocasset Family for the Holidays
Homeowners Louis and Brenda Kerr had to have their house jacked up and contaminated soils removed, per the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency, after their home heating oil tank ruptured The couple decided to have