Headquarters: Newton, MA
Founder & CEO: Mark Kasdorf
Years in business: 2 years
BRAGB Member since: 2023
Forge is a new kind of construction company. We’re solving the problems caused by the disappearing trades workforce by 1) training the next-generation trades worker through our carpentry apprentice program, 2) surrounding that worker with technology, and 3) hiring them onto one of our specialty crews after they graduate.
What is the primary focus (specialty) of your company?
Finished carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC.
Why should a homeowner choose your company?
We provide sub-crews to partners who work directly with homeowners. Our partners choose us because we provide a reliable and scalable source of labor and they trust us to serve their homeowners because we pride ourselves on providing excellent service and quality work.
What is one thing you want us to remember about your company?
Forge is on a mission to build and power the next generation trades worker.
What is your reason for joining BRAGB?
To network with other members and understand critical market needs to help us continue to build our trades workforce and help other companies satisfy their customer needs.
If you were elected to be BRAGB’s President, what would your top agenda item be?
Building the trade workforce of the future to support the needs of builders and remodelers in the Greater Boston area.
Read more about Forge in The Boston Globe.
Submitted by Rick Hassman, Head of Growth, Forge