Our approach is simple: we represent an old-school work ethic.
McHugh is a full-service construction company that believes nothing is impossible. We serve clients in both the public and private sectors and specialize in projects large and small. Our full suite of capabilities positions us as a leader in the industry, and we are proud to bear that title.
We’re dedicated to your success.
Our approach is highly collaborative, leveraging our extensive experience across a multitude of markets balanced with the essential feedback of trusted market partners. We pride ourselves on open communication and transparency throughout our work process.
We’ve got more than 120 years of experience in the construction industry.
That means we’re able to bring tested solutions and expert counsel to any aspect of your project. We plan for the unexpected and remain flexible to respond swiftly and responsibly to unforeseen challenges.
As a leader in the construction industry, we will work with you from preconstruction through project completion, overseeing every aspect of the build in between.
Our management experience includes a large range of projects from high-rise construction and complex, large-scale structures for both the private and public sectors, to managed civil & heavy construction and renovation projects to renovations projects of every size. No project is too large or too small.
We’re with you in the trenches to get the job done and done right.
Over the decades, McHugh has earned a reputation for leadership and innovation in general contracting. You won’t find us in an office. We’re out in the field working alongside our crews to get the job done.
Our innovative design-build approach provides an alternative to a typical building process.
McHugh’s design-build expertise and robust network of proven subcontractors allows us to streamline construction processes, meet aggressive schedules, and ensure on-time completion.
Virtual Design & Construction
We use state-of-the-art technology to create innovate models and virtual renderings.
With innovative techniques, we’re able to provide clients with a preview of what to expect from your designs and construction, proactively planning for and addressing project-specific challenges.
Concrete is the heart of our company.
Our project teams have mastered the concrete process and are at the forefront of emerging technologies.
We’ve evolved our skill and capabilities to remain an industry leader.
Our talented crews have the capabilities to self-perform concrete, rebar placement, carpentry, drywall, excavation, demolition, track construction and removal, rail bridge construction, culverts and tunnels, drywall/acoustical ceilings, and general conditions.
Our industry-leading engineers have unmatched technical expertise
and work in tandem with project stakeholders, leveraging time-tested and emerging technologies to ensure all structures are designed and built to meet the most rigorous standards for quality and integrity.
Over the past century, we’ve refined the skill and art of the build.
From constructing some of the tallest concrete buildings in Chicago to renovating and reimagining landmark sites, our creativity is on full display.
- Built or in process of building 10 out of 20 of the tallest concrete towers in Chicago.
- The company was the first in Chicago to utilize a tower crane when it built the iconic Marina City in 1960.
- Constructed several buildings that would become the tallest reinforced concrete structures of their time in the world.
- 75 percent of McHugh’s renovation portfolio are complete renovation projects.
- McHugh’s portfolio includes more than a dozen city and national landmark renovations.
- Redesigned and refurbished more than 20,000 hotel guest rooms.