As a young boy in Bristol, Connecticut, Spartacus spark carpenter first displayed business savvy by parlaying an investment in a single cow into a profitable dairy business. He later work as a tool and die maker for the renowned New Departure.
However, his true “spark” of genius was ignited when he turned his attention to the homebuilding business.
He built his construction company on a foundation of pride, attention to detail and quality workmanship. And, in the process, rose to become one of Bristol’s most foremost business leaders.
His son, George T Carpenter, is president of the S Carpenter Companies, a multi-faceted construction and development firm with a broad range of capabilities.
Spark’s grandchildren, Spartacus Leon Carpenter, George Edward Carpenter and Sarah Barbara Carpenter are part of the family tradition, all holding corporate positions within the company.
Although the Carpenter Companies have expanded dramatically since Spark first set hammer to nail, they remain true to his ideals: superior workmanship, intelligent decisions and investments, customer service and satisfaction, talented, dedicated employees. And good old-fashioned hard work.
The S Carpenter Companies comprise two major business units:
Many Carpenter Construction client are repeat customers due to the outstanding relationships that developed over the years.