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Hospitality Construction Consultants ▪ Engineers ▪ Constructors


an Experience

Your guests expect their stay to be comfortable, personalized and affordable, with inviting spaces where they can stay connected, be productive, and enjoy social and wellness activities. In the same way that a hotel strives to create this amazing customer experience, The Austin Company works with you to create an amazing client experience. You can expect your partnership with Austin to be comfortable, filled with mutual trust and respect, and personalized to you and your facility’s unique needs. Quality and safety are two characteristics visitors expect when staying at a hotel. Austin’s culture of quality and safety enable you to integrate these characteristics in your facility from the ground up. The Austin Company’s foundation is built on these values. Our founder, Samuel Austin, once stated we provide “honest work, well done.” Now, 140 years later, this dedication to integrity and doing the right thing continues to guide our work. From maintaining tight schedules and upholding a culture of safety, to providing high-quality service and forging lasting client relationships, Austin is dedicated to delivering solutions that meet your needs.


The Austin Legacy



The Austin Company offers a comprehensive in-house portfolio of services, including consulting, engineering and construction solutions for commercial and industrial companies throughout North America. We offer our solutions on a design-build or a la carte basis.

The Austin Company was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1878 and its headquarters remain in Cleveland, with regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Irvine, California; Kalamazoo, Michigan; and Mexico City, Mexico. Austin became a part of Kajima USA in 2005 and is a proud member of the Kajima family of companies worldwide. Kajima Corporation, founded in 1840, is a leading and top ranked, global engineering and construction contractor. We deliver Results, not ExcusesÂŽ.

Construction Management The Austin Approach

The Austin Company is a vertically integrated, multi-disciplined general contracting and construction management firm, offering a comprehensive portfolio of services, including planning, site location, architectural design, engineering, design-build, construction management and general contracting. Austin’s breadth of experience includes hospitality, multi-unit, mixed-use, healthcare and senior living properties, restaurants, and higher education facilities, as well as industrial and other commercial projects throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Each member of the Austin team, whether in the field or the office, aims to exceed all project expectations, including cost control, schedule control, quality control, subcontractor management, communication and safety. When developing facility solutions, Austin draws from our deep pool of professional talent and financial resources to deliver results for all projects, regardless of size or complexity. The Austin Company’s reputation as a contractor is at the forefront of sophistication, project controls, leadership, global sourcing, best practices and building trends. Our number one goal is to develop long-standing partnerships with our clients, earning their repeat business. For 140 years, Austin has continued to deliver the best value and service possible in a collaborative approach – just as our founder, Samuel Austin, intended. Austin meets our clients’ vision for their project through a commitment to solution-driven teamwork, fast-track construction, quality finishes and proven expertise in our industry – providing the foundation for excellence.

The Austin Company offers construction solutions for any project type, whether traditional general contracting, construction management or design-build. Austin is committed to ensuring our clients always receive the highest level of service.

Traditional General Contracting Austin performs traditional general contracting that begins with collaborative preconstruction services. Upon joining the project team, Austin contributes to all phases of project planning: providing estimates, value management, site logistics, phasing, equipment procurement, scheduling, and the hiring and supervision of subcontractors, along with coordination of all jobsite activities related to the construction of the project.

Construction Management Austin performs construction management starting with collaborative preconstruction services. Upon joining the project team concurrent with the selection of the architect/engineers, we contribute to all phases of project planning, providing estimates, value management, site logistics planning, construction phasing, equipment procurement, scheduling and other services. The Construction Manager is responsible for collaborating with the preconstruction team and the Owner, from preparation of bid packages to reviewing all bids, writing contracts for the owner, managing procurement of materials and supplies, coordinating the work of all trade contractors, monitoring conformance to design and schedule requirements, providing current cost and progress information, and performing other construction-related services in an open and transparent manner.

Design-Build The Austin Company is recognized as the founder the design-build project approach and offers a single source of responsibility for the design and construction of your project. Senior-level managers oversee all phases of design and project execution. Using the design-build approach, design and construction efforts can overlap, allowing a significant savings of time and money, while achieving the earliest utilization of the facility for a faster return on investment.

Key Personnel

A Team Experienced in Hospitality Construction

Bel Air Hotel Bel Aire Bruin Woods Mountain Resort Lake Arrowhead Crown Plaza Costa Mesa Disneyland Pacific Hotel Anaheim Fairfield Inn and Suites Hollister

Bill Lee, General Manager Bill brings over 30 years of construction industry experience to The Austin Company, including serving in project management and project executive positions overseeing an array of projects for academic, multifamily, hospitality, retail, residential, healthcare and government facilities.

Jeff Anderson, Director of Preconstruction Jeff joined The Austin Company with 38 years of experience in the construction industry, specializing in preconstruction, estimating and project management. His experience allows him to excel in budgeting, scheduling and value engineering.

Tom Merryman, Construction Manager Tom brings over 35 years of construction experience in California, including high-rise, multifamily residential, higher education, and hotel projects. His recent work includes an 18-story hotel in the Downtown Los Angeles Metropolis, an 18-story apartment building in Long Beach, and the Runway at Playa Vista Apartments.

Russell Massaro, Senior Project Manager Russell brings over 30 years of experience in planning, design, engineering and construction for commercial, hospitality, industrial and public works facilities. His experience includes land acquisition, pre-development, design and engineering, permitting, estimating, project buy-out, schedule management, trade supervision, quality control, safety, cost tracking and control, and client relations.

Brian Paciorkowski, Senior Project Manager Brian has extensive experience as a project manager and on-site superintendent for both commercial and residential work. His background includes safety management and quality control management.

Ken Payne, Director of Project Planning Ken has over 30 years of experience in residential and commercial construction and development, including contractual agreements, project feasibility, conceptual design, land acquisition, development management and construction oversight. He also serves as liaison with government officials, clients, architects, engineers, financial institutions and venture partners.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Santa Cruz Four Seasons Palo Alto Great Wolf Lodge Garden Grove Hampton Inn Murrieta Holiday Inn Express Hampton Inn and Suites Mission Viejo Anaheim Holiday Inn and Suites Milpitas Holiday Inn and Suites Carlsbad Hotel Indigo La Live Metropolis Los Angeles Mixed-Use Development Los Angeles & Irvine Navy Lodge Coronado Island Ritz Carlton San Diego Sheraton Palm Canyon Resort Staybridge Suites Carlsbad Staybridge Suites Temecula Terranea Resort and Hotel Palos Verdes Towneplace Lake Forest Westin Balboa Park Hotel San Diego Wilshire Grand Los Angeles

Ken Payne, Western US Director of Project Planning Hospitality and Multi-Residential Markets 6410 Oak Canyon, Suite 150 Irvine, CA 92618 949.451.9000 |

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Profile for The Austin Company

Hospitality Construction  

In the same way that a hotel strives to create an amazing customer experience, The Austin Company works with clients to create an amazing pr...

Hospitality Construction  

In the same way that a hotel strives to create an amazing customer experience, The Austin Company works with clients to create an amazing pr...