Modern Home Builder - Winter 2018 - 32
Salt Point Services
"Since we didn't have set plans, we made changes as needed. The exciting part
was incorporating new ideas as we went along." KEN STRATTON, PARTNER
Salt Point Services had a lot of creative freedom while remodeling a 4,500-square-foot lake house and added extensive custom features.
Salt Point Services' owners enjoy tackling
unique remodeling projects. BY KAT ZEMAN
SALT POINT SERVICES
www.saltpointservices.com / Headquarters: Cazenovia, N.Y. /
Specialty: Residential housing /
www.mhb-magazine.com Winter 2018
When Ken Stratton and Jim France first met at a charity
event in New York, they had no idea that they would one day share
more than a just a beer.
Both men ran their own businesses with solid client bases.
France operated Jemini Construction and Stratton owned Four
Corner Repair Services. "We had different niches, but we were
both in construction," France says.
After their initial meeting, the men joined forces on a variety of
projects and discovered that they worked well together. In 2011,
they consolidated their businesses and formed Salt Point Services,
a Cazenovia, N.Y.-based construction company specializing in remodeling, home additions, repair and design.
"I think what makes us different is that Ken and I are a 50-50 partnership," France adds. "I feel that a lot of our competitors are sole
proprietors. Ken and I split our duties and that gives us the ability to
offer better customer service and a higher-quality product."
Stratton and France have grown Salt Point Services into a com-