Orange County Economic Development

Name of Business:  Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC 

Description – What is the main business focus of your Orange County office?
Summit is a multi-disciplinary design and engineering firm headquartered in Hillsborough. We cover a wide range of services in the private and public sectors.  Services include:

      • Architecture
      • Structural Engineering
      • Construction Engineering and Inspection
      • Geotechnical Engineering
      • Roadway Design
      • Traffic Engineering
      • Land Development
      • Land Survey

 When was your business founded/established?  2004

 What sets you apart from your competitors?
Our approach to growth is to have an open door with our employees and clients. This promotes an environment of open communication and collaboration between clients, employees and project stakeholders. We have grown intentionally and thoughtfully with our close-knit team of employees in mind and that sets us apart.

What are your next goals for your business (any exciting expansion plans or new product/services)?
We will continue to expand throughout the southeast. Locally, we will be breaking ground on a new office in Hillsborough this spring and opening up a second office in Raleigh this summer.

What do you enjoy most about doing business in Orange County?
We are very fortunate to be in a County that is genuinely focused on serving citizens and businesses. The local government officials are all easy to work with and work hard to promote the well- being of the businesses and residents in Orange County. We also have a great local Chamber of Commerce to help facilitate and advocate for the business community. We are proud to have our headquarters here and wouldn’t have it any other way.

Where do you see your business in five to 10 years?
In five to 10 years Summit will still be headquartered right here in Hillsborough. We will expand our services and have a larger footprint in the southeast.

Contact Information:             

Owner/Manager of Orange County site: Jim Parker, Jr., PE, PLS
Address: 504 Meadowland Drive
Hours Monday – Friday:  8 am – 5 pm
Telephone # 919-732-3883