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Gentle Giant Moving Company

Best Boston Movers

We are your hometown Boston movers, and when it comes to the perfect, stress-free move, we really do hit it out of the park. Gentle Giant is Boston born and bred. From the narrow streets of Beacon Hill and the North End, to the estates of Wellesley and Wayland, we know Boston. We’re proud to serve all of eastern Massachusetts with eight locations across the state.

Our Services

Local Moving

Across the street or across the Bay, we've got you covered.

Get Moving

Long Distance

We know the best routes from sea to shining sea.

Learn how we do it


We offer full-service, secure, climate-controlled storage.

Store your stuff safely

Packing Services

We can help you pack or unpack any size move.

Pack it up


Need to move your office? We can help with that.

Move your office

100% Guarantee

Our moves are carried out by highly trained Giants.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Small Moves

Single item or smaller moves across town?

We've Got You Covered

Piano Moving

Piano experts who only move pianos

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About Boston

For more than 40 years Boston, Massachusetts has been the home and National headquarters for Gentle Giant moving company. After graduating from Northeastern University our Founder and President, Larry O’Toole, started Gentle Giant while living in Cambridge and in-between engineering jobs. Famous for institutions of higher education, Boston’s student population influences a highly diverse population as well as a constant influx of new residents to the city. September first has become notorious as the date that most apartment leases turn over and is the biggest moving day of the year in the Boston.

First settled in 1625 and later incorporated in 1822, Boston serves as the seat of many historical events and places from the American Revolution onwards. The age of the city and its residential neighborhoods have greatly influenced the growth of Gentle Giant and the way we execute moving jobs. From the tight alleys of the North End to the 5th floor walk-up apartments in the Back Bay, our challenging environments have forced us to innovate and excel to become the best movers in the city of Boston. We heavily recruit former college athletes that possess the strength and stamina to move from one fifth floor apartment to another and deliver on our promise of exceptional customer service.

Boston is a culturally vibrant city with no end of events and attractions. Boston is home to many sports championships and teams including the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots. Our rich history is reflected in the many art museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, and the Institute of Contemporary Art. 680,000 people are proud to call Boston home, and Gentle Giant is proud to move them there.

100% Crew Guarantee

Gentle Giant promises to deliver exceptional service to every customer, guaranteed (100% Crew Guarantee). Contact us anytime if you believe we have performed otherwise. We are proud to offer a money-back guarantee for every member of your moving crew. Learn more about some of our exceptional employees here!

Local Boston Moving

Gentle Giant knows your neighborhood. Whether you’re moving from the North End to the South End or out to the Cape, we’ve been there. We’ll even move you inside the same building. Need boxes and packing? – We’ve got that too. Gentle Giant has been the best mover in Boston since 1980!

Long Distance Moving

With 20 locations nationwide Gentle Giant can move you to anywhere in the lower 48 States. Unlike the van lines we don’t subcontract our services to move your stuff. When you choose Gentle Giant for a long distance move, we have the capacity so that your items are only handled by Gentle Giant employees start to finish. Learn about some of our most popular routes here.

Storage Facilities

Best Storage Units in Boston

With multiple warehouses across our footprint Gentle Giant can meet your long or short term storage needs. When you store your belongings with Gentle Giant, we inventory, label, and store everything ourselves in self-contained crates that can be accessed only by Gentle Giant staff. We also have options for electronic inventories that include itemized photographs of each of your items. Gentle Giant is also proud to be named one of the of the best Boston Storage providers by!

Packing and Moving Boxes

Moving can be stressful, so leave the hard work to us! We’ll come the day before your move and pack everything for you. When you hire Gentle Giant to pack your valuable belongings there is the added guarantee that your items will arrive safe and sound at the other end. We take the necessary care and precision required to pack everything from crystal stemware to your baseball card collection like they were our own. If you want to pack yourself, though, we offer free delivery of moving boxes to your home too!

Meet the Giants – Professional Boston Movers

Gentle Giant prides itself on being a different kind of moving company. We believe that it is the quality of our people – the Giants – which makes us stand apart from the rest. Gentle Giant’s Boston movers are an exceptionally tight-knit team with decades of service between them, showing their true dedication to the company. All Giants embody our core principals of a professional workforce with skill, intellect, and integrity.

Our Reputation

Founded in 1980 by owner Larry O’Toole, Boston has been the national headquarters for Gentle Giant Moving Company for 40 years. We have been recognized as one of Boston’s best moving companies for nine years in a row by Boston Magazine. Over the years, we have also been recognized by many other publications as a great place to work and a leader in the moving and storage industry.

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Gentle Giant Moving Co. - Boston

8 Bunker Hill Industrial Park

Boston, MA 02129

(617) 661-3333

Also serving

Acton, MA

898 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 263-0003

Beverly, MA

117 Elliot Street, Suite 4
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-2553

Readville, MA

130 Meadow Road
Readville, MA 02136
(857) 305-4292

Marshfield, MA

624 Plain Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
(781) 709-1220

Needham, MA

422 Hillside Ave.
Needham, MA 02494
(781) 790-7180

Somerville, MA

29 Harding Street
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 661-3333

Southborough, MA

20 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772

Wilmington, MA

1 Burlington Avenue, Building 2
Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 988-7942

Winchester, MA

7 McKay Ave. Fl 2
Winchester, MA 01890

Worcester, MA

210 Park Ave. #351
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 620-1177

Featured Boston Movers

Mindaugas Jankantas

Mindaugas Jankantas

Somerville Group Manager
Mindaugas heard about Gentle Giant from his brother, Donatas, who worked at Gentle Giant during the summer on a J-1 visa. His favorite part of working at Gentle Giant is...
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Mindaugas Jankantas

Mindaugas Jankantas

Somerville Group Manager
Mindaugas heard about Gentle Giant from his brother, Donatas, who worked at Gentle Giant during the summer on a J-1 visa. His favorite part of working at Gentle Giant is the people, both his colleagues and the customers whom he interacts with daily. Once he started at Gentle Giant, he felt he was in the right place and decided to continue a career here. He believes the Gentle Giant culture - including honesty, enthusiasm, teamwork, respect and going above and beyond - brings out the best in people and are the ingredients that every Giant is made of.

Outside of work, he enjoys motorcycles and the process of fixing them. He also enjoys traveling, fishing and being with his friends and family. His parents and his brother, Donatas, live in Lithuania.
Rolando Maldonado

Rolando Maldonado

Crew Chief
Rolando became a Giant in April 2014 and has gone from strength to strength ever since! He quickly progressed from mover to Crew Chief and credits the development program here...
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Rolando Maldonado

Rolando Maldonado

Crew Chief
Rolando became a Giant in April 2014 and has gone from strength to strength ever since! He quickly progressed from mover to Crew Chief and credits the development program here at GG with making this a possibility. Rolando was connected to Gentle Giant through Parkour Generations where he was an athlete and teacher. His athleticism made him an obvious fit for GG given the physical and often strenuous nature of moving.

Rolando is a natural athlete and enjoys playing baseball, running track and, of course, lots of parkour outside of work.

Jeff Klossner

Jeff Klossner

Somerville Group Manager
Jeff Klossner is considered to be an “everyman” at Gentle Giant because he excels in all the areas that make a fantastic Giant. He is incredibly kind, patient, strong, experienced...
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Jeff Klossner

Jeff Klossner

Somerville Group Manager
Jeff Klossner is considered to be an “everyman” at Gentle Giant because he excels in all the areas that make a fantastic Giant. He is incredibly kind, patient, strong, experienced and smart.

Since joining the company in 2005, Jeff has played many roles, including mover, crew chief and group manager, and has shined in every one. Even when faced with extraordinarily difficult pieces, you’d never know because he handles these situations with grace and ease.

Outside of work, he enjoys hiking mountain peaks, both local and abroad, with his friends and wife, working on his house and reading a good book.

Google Reviews

John and Margit Griffith
John and Margit Griffith
00:54 31 Mar 23
We had a small move - following my mother's death. Items going from her assisted living facility to our barn. One call and one confirming call - got the date and time we needed. Everyone was polite and respectful. Crew showed up on time and worked quickly. We called GG because they had handled our big move 15 years ago and knew we could trust them again for this one. There is just no reason to call anyone else.
George Chamberlain
George Chamberlain
15:57 29 Mar 23
Robert had good crew
Hee P
Hee P
14:29 27 Mar 23
You can't go wrong with Gentle Giant; I had them 16 years ago, and of course I had them again this time as well. The whole team (Catherine Tracy, Jason Begin, Jay Brooks, Jeff Parsons, Dominic Esposito, & Sebastian Woolnough) were very professional and super friendly from start to finish. I will definitely have them for the next move again. Thank you guys!
Robert E Kupp
Robert E Kupp
16:37 25 Mar 23
Professional, courteous, and reliable.
Allison Waters
Allison Waters
17:59 24 Mar 23
The Gentle Giant team was a delight to work with from the start. They were collaborative, responsive, and lovely to work with in person and over email. They took great care with each and every aspect of our move - thank you to Adrian and his team, you’ll be our first call for the next one!
Josh Harding
Josh Harding
13:05 20 Mar 23
Great experience and friendly people from beginning to end. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them!
Max Heller
Max Heller
20:23 18 Mar 23
We had a good experience with gentle giant. Our movers were professional, kind, and navigated a tight entryway and stairwell with ease. One item was damaged in transit and a bedspring damaged a light in our apartment, so they reduced our bill and are replacing the light.
David Cecere
David Cecere
19:49 18 Mar 23
Thanks, guys!
Angie Williams
Angie Williams
22:11 16 Mar 23
Experts at packing and shipping. Clean and respectful.I have used them twice and not been disappointed.
George Moberly
George Moberly
13:02 15 Mar 23
I have moved many times with national full service moving companies and have seen it all. Gentle Giant is absolutely the best at all phases, responsive, courteous. The packing and loading crews were amazing, hard working, very careful. Not a scratch on any walls or doors at all. I really have to congratulate them on the kind of business they have created.
Joshua Scheidel
Joshua Scheidel
04:49 13 Mar 23
We had a great experience moving with Gentle Giant. We had a relatively short notice move, but they were able to work with our schedule and get us moved across town on time. The company did a great job of communicating with us beforehand. The have a nice system for estimating the move that includes the ability to upload photos of the items to move.Everything was moved professionally and all our items made it safely into our new apartment.The pricing structure is transparent, and we had a good estimate of what the cost would be going into the day of the move. The final price ended up being a little below the official estimate.We will definitely be recommending Gentle Giant for anyone we know planning to move.
Melissa Webber
Melissa Webber
13:37 10 Mar 23
Matt and crew were great. They arrived right on time, worked efficiently and very diligently. Everything exceeded expectations. The office staff was very courteous and kept me informed throughout the entire process.
Veronica Leger
Veronica Leger
01:38 08 Mar 23
There is a reason that I always use Gentle Giant for moving. Today a great group of guys showed up on time with a fantastic attitude. Very nice and personable...and of course strong. We needed a crane for this large furniture piece and everything worked smoothly. Can not say enough positive things. Well done!
Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan
11:46 03 Mar 23
The folks at Gentle Giant were top notch professionals from start to finish! They were very responsive and every call and request and inquiry and they handled our move with great care. We were extremely pleased with Gentle Giant and highly recommend them!
Alex Butler
Alex Butler
01:07 01 Mar 23
The guys were so helpful and got right to work. Would recommend