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About Us

Since 1976, J.R. Maxwell Builders has been serving Bucks County and the surrounding areas with exceptional building and design. We are classic custom craftsmen with an eye for every detail and we are committed to continuing the J.R. Maxwell Builders “Tradition of Excellence”.

When you choose J.R. Maxwell Builders you can be certain that you will receive only the highest quality service, support and superior attention to detail.

Whether we are expanding your current living space or building your dream home from the ground up, from the materials we choose to our dedicated team, we have a high standard of quality to which we always stand by. We refuse to cut corners and we work together with you at every phase of construction to guarantee that your needs are met. Regardless of the circumstance, our customers come first.

We take great care to ensure that we complete your project according to your exact specifications on time and on budget. All final details of finished work are meticulously checked by our team and final adjustments will be made to your specifications.

If you choose to renovate your home, we make every effort to keep our work area neat and clean up after each day so you can continue living in your home while work is being finished. Once your project is finished we will continue to be available for consultation and upgrades because we know that good craftsmanship is an ongoing commitment.


At J.R. Maxwell Builders we believe in honoring our commitment to our craft and our customers long after construction is complete.

Awards & Recognition

Winner Best of Bucks 3 Years in a Row!

best-of-2014-jr-maxwell-homebuilderbest-of-2015-jr-maxwell-homebuilderINTELL Best of OTL SMALL 2016

Voted the Best Home Builder in Bucks County by the readers of The Intelligencer for 2014, 2015 & 2016! Article Highlight

2015_adomskyremodelIn 2015, J.R. Maxwell Builders was highlighted in an article published by the Philadelphia Inquirer:

“For more than a year, she did her homework on Pinterest and Houzz, to create lists and sketches. She collaborated with her husband on the plans, then interviewed four builders. Hiring Doylestown’s J.R. Maxwell Builders Inc., lauded for custom work and historic preservation, Adomsky contracted for the renovation to be done in four months while they rented nearby. The project came in on time and on budget.”

Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award

2013pahistoricpresevationawardJ.R. Maxwell Builders was announced as a recipient of the 2013 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award for their renovations on The Bucks County Playhouse.

Since 1979, the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards have honored individuals and organizations that exhibited excellence in the field of historic preservation. “The annual awards program highlights the richness and diversity of Pennsylvania’s heritage and recognizes the valuable contribution historic preservation projects make to community vitality,” said Mindy Crawford, Executive Director of Preservation Pennsylvania.

Jay Maxwell

As founder of J.R. Maxwell Builders, Jay built his business on core values that encompass always providing high quality work and service. His dedication to that high standard extends from his own role down to the craftsmen he employs and goes beyond just the construction, it continues to the friendly and courteous employees that have made up the JR Maxwell team for years.

Jay currently co-owns J.R. Maxwell Builders with his son, James, and is proud to be working alongside him and continuing the tradition of helping clients build their dreams. In their 40 years of business, Jay has seen and worked on all types of projects; homes, commercial buildings, historical structures, and beyond. “We do everything from small remodeling jobs to building three million dollar houses.”

James Maxwell

As co-owner of J.R. Maxwell Builders, James Maxwell can be found working on-site at many of the company’s current projects. His degree from Drexel in Commerce & Engineering and Operations Management as well as being raised in the business means that his commitment to excellence is second-to-none. His education, experience and dedication to high standards in building and customer service help strengthen J.R. Maxwell Builders and create a stand-out experience.

James believes in providing quality work for any scale of project or budget. Like Jay, James is proud to work with his team of highly experienced contractors and craftsmen, all of whom have spent years perfecting their trades. J.R. Maxwell Builders’ team ensures perfection and excellence.