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Summit Design + Build Announces Opening of New Texas Office & Hiring of Project Executive

Chicago-based general contractor expands operations to Austin, TX


Summit Design + Build has announced the opening of an office in Austin, Texas. Along with several of Summit Design + Build’s key clients developing new projects in Austin and surrounding areas, the firm was inspired by the strong growth of the Austin Market. Summit Design + Build will provide general contracting, construction management, preconstruction and design/build services to Austin and its surrounding areas. The company looks forward to bringing a new level of sophistication to the Austin market and to assist in the growth of the Austin office, Summit Design + Build also welcomed Doug Hayes to the firm.

Doug Hayes will serve as a Project Executive, based out of Summit’s new Austin, TX office. In his role, Doug will serve as a project team leader, overseeing and running Austin construction projects. He will also play a crucial role in bringing in prospective projects and clients through the project pipeline and positioning Summit Design + Build as Austin’s leading general contractor and construction management firm. 

Doug joins Summit with over 26 years of industry experience, most recently serving as a Project Manager for Raymond Construction Co, Inc. Doug has extensive experience in a multitude of delivery methods in the commercial, industrial, multi-family and mixed-use markets.

Along with Illinois and Texas, Summit Design + Build is also licensed to do work in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

About Summit Design + Build

Summit Design + Build, LLC is a provider of full-service general contracting, construction management and design/build construction services for the commercial, industrial and residential markets. Headquartered in Chicago’s Fulton Market and with regional offices in Tampa, Florida and Austin, Texas, Summit Design + Build has been involved in the design and construction of over 330 buildings and spaces totaling more than 7 million square feet over the firm’s 17-year history.