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Highlander Design + Build is a small commercial design build firm operating in Athens and the surrounding area.  Highlander was founded in 2009 by Micah McCracken and is Micah’s vision for what a small construction company can be.  It is Micah’s philosophy that with the right tools, education and project teams, small construction company’s aren’t limited to small projects.  The success of Highlander bears this out – within 18 months, Highlander competitively bid and was awarded a $3.0 million dollar construction project in Atlanta.

  • On Time Delivery
  • Always Available
  • Established bonding program
  • Extensive network of pre-qualified subcontractors and vendors
  • Commitment to safety

Our process

  • Our Founder

    Micah McCracken, the founder of Highlander, is a registered engineer.  Micah received his engineering degree from Vanderbilt University in 2000.  Prior to studying engineering, Micah graduated with honors from Presbyterian College in 1998 with Honors in Physics.

    Micah worked for several years as an engineer before joining a mid-size construction firm and establishing himself as a successful project manager.  Micah founded Highlander with the vision of providing clients with his vision of what a construction company can be.

  • Our Process

    695690_ribbed_slabHighlander has one an extensive database of pre-qualified subcontractors and vendors.  Using only the most qualified and capable companies, Highlander is able to consistently deliver projects within all project parameters.

    Highlander utilizes the latest technologies in collaboration, on-screen takeoff, CPM scheduling, and online planrooms.  Utilization of these technologies gives Highlander the ability to compete with larger companies while offering clients the experience of dealing with a small company.

  • Your Success!

    1415055_business_graphAt the end of each project, the only result that matters is that the clients succeeds in their new location.  In order for our clients to succeed, each project delivered by Highlander must be delivered on schedule and in budget.

    Without a successful project delivery, clients face an uphill battle to success.  Here at Highlander, the importance of a delivery clients can count on is completely understood.

    This understanding resulted in Highlander’s motto – ON SCHEDULE. IN BUDGET. EVERYTIME.