When it’s time to construct your dream home or commercial property, there is no substitute for experience. Since its 1983 inception, J. Lorton & Company has earned a reputation for enduring quality and artistry. With integrity as our guiding principle, we help our Shore neighbors craft thoughtfully engineered homes, workspaces and communities. Visit us in Forked River, NJ, where you can tour our state-of-the-art showroom and woodworking shop. Discover why families and business owners entrust their vision and investment to our team of design-build professionals.
It’s not every day you find a building partner with more than a generation of construction experience. John Lorton and his team of pros have proudly served the Jersey Shore since 1983, and J. Lorton & Company is one of the fastest-growing custom home builders in the region.
Specializing in coastal construction, energy-efficient design and full-home renovations, our experts also tackle smaller carpentry projects. We know the “little things” add big value to your work and living spaces—and quality is in the details. No matter your project size, trust our residential and commercial teams to approach every building phase with an exacting focus on the finer points.
J. Lorton & Company is pleased to partner with the State of New Jersey’s ENERGY STAR® program. Save money, solve indoor air quality problems and prevent energy waste with sustainable, whole-house solutions.
VELUX® has been creating better living environments for eight decades. At J. Lorton & Company, we’re proud to carry and install VELUX no-leak skylights and roof windows for your home or business.
Approximately 7 in 10 homes experience annual system or appliance breakdowns. The 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty safeguards property owners against mechanical failures and catastrophic repair costs.
For 115 years, Andersen Windows & Doors has pioneered products that outperform the competition. J. Lorton & Company is a factory-trained Andersen installer for new home construction and renovations.
BLSJ is part of a trade association network that includes the NJ Builders Association. Since 1940, homebuilders and construction professionals have trusted BLSJ as an industry authority and voice for its members.
The SBACNJ connects the region’s most reputable and experienced building industry professionals. The organization has served Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer and Ocean counties since 1945.
The HGHBA serves South Carolina’s Horry and Georgetown counties and works to elevate industry professionalism. This non-profit represents builders, developers, subcontractors and other trade pros.
"Thank you for being there for us…it was comforting to know that you were handling it."
"Your staff were all courteous and friendly. A pleasure to work with."
"You listened to what we wanted and presented several options."
"I can’t tell you how happy I was the first time I saw my new room, after returning from Florida. John and company made the ... "
"Anyone who knows anything about building will be able to see the quality of workmanship on a J. Lorton job."
"We want to compliment their workmanship and communications skills. Thank you and your employee’s for everything."
"We trust John Lorton 100% and never worry about the job he does.”"
"I thank you for a job well done"
"Expect nothing short of excellence from John and his staff. John is talented, makes excellent recommendations, has a ... "
"Superb job, thank you so much for your hard work & skill."
"Simply continue what you’re doing. The service has been superb."
"The cleanup after completion was superb."