Who We Are

Handcraft Construction Management, Inc. specializes in building custom estate homes and the renovation of luxury condos and homes in South Florida and surrounding areas. Our construction management company was founded to integrate luxury, hi-end quality and customer service.

After being in the luxury residential market as a woodworking company since 1994, Jerry A. Rowland established Handcraft Construction Management, Inc. in 1999 and has been a leading South Florida contractor ever since. Rowland has brought together a team of professionals who have become part of his family and whose craftsmanship, attention to detail and problem-solving ability mirror his own. When your project is handled by Handcraft Construction Management, Inc., you can trust that your dream residence will be designed and constructed like a work of art. Handcraft Construction Management, Inc. handles all aspects of the project, from design coordination to the last detail of construction. The team at Handcraft Construction Management, Inc. strives to bring your project from concept to reality.

Meet Our Team

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”

– Henry Ford

Jerry A. Rowland
President & CEO

As a result of multiple requests from designers, architects, and clients within the luxury construction industry, Jerry founded Handcraft Construction Management in 1999. Rowland had already earned a reputation as one of the best woodworkers in South Florida by crafting beautiful art like pieces and brought this mindset and attention to detail to his role as general contractor for the most sophisticated and demanding clientele in the world.

Known for delivering successful projects and tailored designs, Jerry has established a tightly focused construction company founded on the principles of providing the highest quality, attention to detail and customer service. His depth of knowledge gives him a unique understanding of all projects regardless of the size or complexity involved.

At heart a craftsman, Jerry will collaborate with Architects and Interior Designers to bring the client’s vision to fruition. He received a degree in Art from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale graduating as Valedictorian and is well-versed in design from modern to classical, creating timeless and elegant projects.

David F. Rojas
David F. RojasSenior Construction Manager

David spent the first 15 years of his professional career in the marble and stone industry in New York and California prior to joining the Handcraft team in 2012. Fluent in English and Spanish David is well suited to navigate the construction process with both clients and sub contractors, he coordinates and oversees all aspects of each project from budgeting through final turnover to the client

James Woodburn
James WoodburnDraft & Design Manager

James has over 40 years of experience in the construction, architecture, woodworking and interior design industries. His experience including over 20 years at Handcraft has equipped him with the skills and knowledge to oversee all drafting including the production of construction and millwork drawings as well as coordination of architects, engineers and designer drawings. James is central to the critical path from initial concepts and designs through to construction drawings

Alonso Rodriguez
Alonso RodriguezConstruction Supervisor

Alonso has been part of Handcraft since 2000. Initially a framing and drywall sub-contractor, in 2012 he worked his way to become a field supervisor. He has been coordinating and supervising field activities and trades for a variety of projects while providing great attention to detail. Fluent in English and Spanish he is a perfect fit to ensure Handcrafts standards are maintained throughout the construction process.

Joe Barone
Joe BaroneField & Installation Supervisor

Joe brought over 30 years of experience in construction and millwork installations prior to starting at Handcraft in 2001. In his role as Installation Supervisor, he is the key link between the office and the field coordinating and verifying all critical dimensions and layouts for all installations.

Tracy Gabriel
Tracy Gabriel Executive Assistant to the President

Tracy started in June of 2021 as the Executive Support to Jerry.  She moved to South Florida a few months earlier after spending 18 years in Chicago and working for a Fortune 500 Corporation for 12 years. Prior to leaving in Chicago, Tracy earned her degree in Human Services, Group Studies from Hawaii Pacific University while on a scholarship on the woman’s softball team. Tracy has developed a wide array of skills and experiences from recruiting, on and off boarding and continue improvement, which allows her to provide an alter perspective on business continuity.  Providing 20+ years of support to industry leaders, has lead Tracy to be a perfect addition to Jerry and the Handcraft Team.

Isabella Rowland
Isabella RowlandContinuous Improvement Specialist

Isabella is our Continuous Improvement Specialist at Handcraft. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida, Isabella brings theory and methodology of business administration to our organization. She is dedicated to assessing, monitoring, and enhancing business performance, to increase efficiency and productivity across all areas of our operations.

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