Our Story

About Us / Our Story

We’re celebrating 35 years in business in 2019!

Metropolitan has grown tremendously over the years, from a three person company in 1984, into a leader in the cabinet and countertop industry with 180 employees today. Continuously evolving and expanding, Metropolitan has positioned itself as an innovative company in the kitchen and bath trade.

With third-generation family members now a part of the team, Metropolitan continues to reinvest in the company and its growth.

April 11, 1984

Our story begins with Stuart Elfland and his father Mike, who started Metropolitan Cabinets & Countertops in 1984, to provide high quality products to the trade. This new family business was fueled by Mike’s kitchen cabinet sales experience and Stuart’s entrepreneurial spirit – and a lot of passion. Their first location is at 295 University Avenue in Westwood, MA

August 1989

To accommodate its growing size, Metropolitan moves to a bigger location at 345 University Avenue in Westwood, MA

September 1992

A second showroom featuring kitchen and bathroom designs opens in Watertown, MA

March 2003

Granite countertop fabrication shop opens

August 2003

Expansion prompts move to current headquarters at 505 University Avenue in Norwood, MA

July 2004

The third showroom showcasing Metropolitan’s kitchen and bathroom designs opens in Natick, MA

March 2005

Cabinet manufacturing shop opens at the Norwood headquarters, now over 150,000 square feet

October 2014

A fourth showroom featuring the company’s cabinet and kitchen design offerings opens in Wakefield, MA

Manufacturing Expansion

Spring 2017

Metropolitan acquires the building next door to 505 in Norwood and expands the cabinet and countertop factory to 145,000 sqft! A new bridge connects the two buildings, housing new mill machinery and additional assembly lines.

Celebrating 35 years!

April 2019

Metropolitan Cabinets & Countertops is celebrating 35 years in business. The company was officially incorporated on April 11, 1984.

Metropolitan has grown tremendously over the years, from a three person company in 1984, into a leader in the cabinet and countertop industry with 180 employees today. With four Greater Boston area showrooms and a 150,000 square foot factory in Norwood, Metropolitan has positioned itself as an innovative company in the kitchen and bath trade.

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