RALEIGH, N.C. – Rufty-Peedin Design Builders today announced the addition of Karlton Layman as project manager. Rufty-Peedin is a growing commercial contractor specializing in design-build construction of churches, medical, office and industrial buildings, community centers and retail sites. Layman is an 18-year construction veteran who has worked with two area construction companies, in recent years as project manager.
“Having known Karlton Layman for 15 years, he’s passionate about responding to customers’ needs and extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of commercial building and general contracting. We’re excited to bring his skills to our team,” said Steven Peedin, co-founder and president of Rufty-Peedin Design Builders.
Rufty-Peedin is distinguished among Triangle-area commercial contractors thanks to its experience with complex site development, design and construction. Using design-build methods, the company manages construction projects more cost-effectively than contractors using traditional bid-build processes.
Layman began his career as a foreman after graduating from East Carolina University in 1997. He joins an experienced team of design builders who are trusted by clients to handle comprehensive construction projects.
“Our expertise includes more than just traditional design and construction. We manage pre-construction site feasibility and selection, working as a liaison with local municipalities as well as manage cost modeling and design engineering,” said Peedin. “Karlton adds design-build know-how to our team thanks to his experience and perspective in the field.”
Based in Raleigh, N.C., Rufty-Peedin Design Builders is passionate about helping organizations achieve cost efficiencies in their construction projects. Through personalized service and expert design-build methodologies, Rufty-Peedin helps organizations navigate the challenging construction process to successfully plan, engineer, design and build their projects. The company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor thanks to more than 55 years of combined industry experience from founders Jon Rufty and Steven Peedin, two of the area’s forefathers of sustainable construction. As a commercial design builder, Rufty-Peedin constructs medical, office, commercial, industrial flex, service, retail and church facilities. Follow Rufty-Peedin on Facebook and LinkedIn.