What is Douston?

Our beach house is absolutely beautiful. We love it! It warms our hearts to know that you really cared to make our dream come true.

— J, S, & J April 11, 2016

We are a progressive construction firm. We offer services that meet the needs of our customers by being consistently on time and within budget.


A Maine tradition.

Traditional values of hard work, quality, and a commitment to customer service are what makes Douston a premier builder of custom luxury homes along the seacoast of Southern Maine.

Founded by Shawn and Gail Douston in 1985, Douston Construction’s long term success is the result of first-class workmanship, fair costing, and timely completion. Our customers depend on us to deliver quality, elegance, and style with every project, every time.

Timeless style.

A classic kitchen.

A classic kitchen holds court in this elegant design.

Attention to detail.

A classic stairway.

A stairway with clean lines and meticulous craftsmanship is the perfect backdrop for antique-inspired decor.

A team of professionals.

At Douston, our full office and field staff provide excellent customer service throughout your project. Shawn, Gail, and all of our project managers and staff strive to achieve total customer satisfaction with each and every home we build.

The average Douston employee has clocked more than 12 years with the company.


We work in partnership with each client and with our architects, designers, and experienced artisans and craftsmen to create some of the most beautiful custom homes in Maine. Regardless of your project size, your home will receive our same intense expertise and attention to every detail.

A modern approach.

Modern Craftsmanship

Modern craftsmanship with unsurpassed quality.

Working together
to build your dream.

Contemporary warmth and style is evident in this modern family room.

Contemporary warmth and style is evident in this modern family room.

At Douston, we make your dream home a reality. Come meet with us, share your
vision of your own home, and let the building begin.

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