History of Summit Design + Build, LLC

In 2005, Adam Miller started Summit Design + Build, LLC, wanting to build a company where people loved showing up to work every day. A place where employees could be fearless and thrive. He also knew a great general contracting and construction management firm needed to work hard to build outstanding, long-term client relationships. That meant delivering on every promise and commitment made. And like a magnet, the company immediately began attracting great people and diverse, complicated projects.

Since our inception, Summit Design + Build has quickly grown to be one of Chicago’s smartest, most innovative general contractors by focusing on one key proposition: building spaces where people & business thrive. Now in our 13th year, we remain driven by this tenet and continue to leverage our diverse experience and financial strength.

We have deep roots in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood – from our first, small rented office on Lake Street to our renovated office building on Carpenter Street – we love the neighborhood so much that we will remain part of the skyline here by breaking ground on our new corporate headquarters in 2018.

In August 2017, we opened Summit Design + Build Southeast, LLC in Tampa, Florida. With strong ties to the area, it felt like the natural next step to expand our operations. This has opened the door for us to participate in projects in the Tampa Bay Area and all across the state of Florida. We are happy we made Tampa our second home.

We’ve also successfully executed and completed projects for clients in other major markets like Boston, Dallas and Washington D.C.

Wherever we build in the future, our goal is to cultivate honest, dependable and mutually-rewarding relationships with our employees, vendors, subcontractors, clients and the surrounding community.

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