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To become a Partner In Progress with clients, providing valued construction knowledge and expertise to ensure each client receives the most effective and economical solution. Our clients’ satisfaction is paramount and is what we build our reputation on, each and every time.

An Introduction to the Principals

James R. Achurch, P.E.

Jim AchurchWith more than thirty years experience in real estate development and construction, Mr. Achurch brings a wealth of practical experience to each project. Specifically, he has been responsible for the development and construction of millions of square feet of office, shopping center, restaurants, industrial, apartments and condominium projects throughout the United States.

Mr. Achurch’s experience includes all levels of management and administration of project activities, including zoning, design coordination, scheduling, job site supervision, project engineering and project management. He has planned and supervised the development and construction of undeveloped ground from the conceptual stage through the completion of the final project.

Mr. Achurch is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri and Illinois and holds a Real Estate Brokers license in Illinois and Missouri.

As the principal of Vanstar Construction Co., Mr. Achurch oversees all project work and remains actively involved in every project.


Nick Hugeback, LEED AP

Nick HugebackNick has over 14 years of experience in the design and construction industry and is experienced in providing design/build construction services and is driven to find creative solutions that move projects forward. Nick is well-versed in estimating and managing all stages of a project from conceptual design to complete construction documents, scheduling, design coordination, project management and closeout. Nick brings experience in historic renovations, multi-family, commercial, retail, institutional and senior living buildings to the team.

Nick graduated with an Architectural Engineering degree from the University of Kansas and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He was awarded top 30 under 30 in the Saint Louis Business Journal.

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