Gregg Seiler 2018-08-21T20:21:01-05:00

Gregg Seiler

Gregg is known for his work as an Owner Representative and Construction Manager for distinctive residential and commercial construction projects throughout the United States and internationally. These projects range from $2 million to $150 million.

In this field, Gregg merges his hands-on building experience and extensive knowledge of sophisticated building systems with a lifelong passion for quality construction and artisanry. Seiler Consulting was founded to significantly reduce client involvement in the often lengthy construction process. Due to exceptional client satisfaction, most Seiler Consulting projects come from client referrals.

Professional Timeline

1976
1976

1976

Gregg Seiler gets his first taste of the building industry by sweeping out debris at construction sites.

1979
1979

1979

At age 17, Gregg, proving himself a prodigy, begins honing his craftsman skills by building musical instruments and teaching stained glass design and fabrication at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

1980
1980

1980

Gregg starts an apprenticeship under an English master craftsman and studies Furniture Design and Woodworking at Leeds Design Workshop.

1981
1981

1981

Gregg attends Boston University, majoring in Furniture Design and Woodworking with a minor in Art History.

1981
1985

1985

Gregg earns his degree from Boston University and begins exhibiting furniture in Boston, New York City, East Hampton, NY, and Washington, D.C.

1985
1986

1986

At just 24 years old, Gregg runs the construction division of Home Works, a major building firm in Needham, MA and managing 25 employees.

1987
1987

1987

Gregg founds Lifespace Design & Construction, a 45-person firm specializing in high-end residential and commercial construction and cabinetry company that takes advantage of his 19,000 square-foot cabinet shop.

1987
1992

1992

Gregg earns his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL.

1993
1993

1993

Gregg begins working for Chicago’s Uptown Habitat for Humanity as the Director of Construction. He restructures its building process to increase its rehab efforts from 20 condo units a year to over 120. Overseeing 15 carpenters and laborers, he develops a program that successfully integrates hundreds of volunteers a year into a successful building process. He also solicits donations from nationally recognized building material suppliers and establishes a 25,000 square foot warehouse for storage of donated materials.

1995
1995

1995

Gregg co-founds Student Builders and is the acting Director of Construction. This program trains inner-city high-school vocational students how to prefabricate 2 flats during the school year and erect them during the summer months. Gregg oversees five teachers, serves as an instructor for classes during the school year, and employs over 320 students during the summer. He sets up prefabrication facilities in four vocational schools on the West and South sides of Chicago.

1998
1998

1998

Gregg founds Seiler Consulting, Ltd.

2018
Today

Today

 

For over 20 years, Seiler Consulting, Ltd. has been providing essential services to clients with high-end residential and commercial construction management needs.