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When you hire J. Angelo Design Build, you get a firm willing to work with you from the ground floor - actually from before the ground floor!

For over 30 years, John Angelo Meyer has been developing, building, reimagining, and managing spaces that are each as unique as their surroundings. J. Angelo Design Build maximizes resources and talent to create unique environments that are functional, beautiful, and extraordinary.

For John, designing and building has been a lifelong pursuit. After college, he began his career in property management, improving properties across the country. His 12-year corporate ascent in the Property Management Industry took him from historic skyscrapers in New York, to luxury residential buildings across Texas, and beyond. In 1993, he launched Modern Contractors, Inc—a successful commercial construction company that builds diverse projects across North Texas.

In 2004, John created J. Angelo Design Build and began incorporating custom, high-end design builds into his personal portfolio with award-winning projects across Texas and Arizona. John seeks inspiration from the world’s most iconic architectural settings. With extensive travel across Asia, Europe, Canada, Central America, and the U.S., John’s pursuit for both perfection and individualism is motivated by a myriad of architectural styles, periods, and cultures.

J. Angelo Design Build is the culmination of decades of diversified experience, global influences, and a deep-rooted passion for building bespoke spaces that are designed to enhance the unique experiences they accommodate.

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Meet The Team


CEO

John Angelo Meyer

For John, designing and building has been a lifelong pursuit, and J. Angelo Design Build has been nearly 30 years in the making. John started paying his dues immediately after college managing and improving properties throughout the nation, as he climbed the corporate ladder within the property management industry for over 12 years.

After that, he spent 13 years honing his skills as founder and president of Modern Contractors, Inc, a successful commercial construction company that builds projects around North Texas. In 2004, after selling Modern Contractors, John created J. Angelo Design Build and began incorporating custom, high-end design builds into his personal portfolio with award-winning projects across Texas and Arizona. Today, John continues creating unique projects that are as individual as their owners.

Founding a successful construction company then a successful design/build firm was no accident. For years, John has sought inspiration from the world’s architectural hubs. With travel from Asia to Europe, from Canada to Central America, and throughout the US and the Caribbean, John has seen and experienced a myriad of architectural styles, periods, and cultures. Just try to imagine these experiences as seen through the eyes of both a designer and builder. It makes perfect sense he would combine this inspiration and construction know how! Ask J. Angelo to create something special for you.

John Angelo Meyer
President

Jack Meyer

MBA, PMP

Jack Meyer, President, brings a wealth of expertise to our residential home building projects. His involvement commences early in the design phase, where he plays a pivotal role in shaping the project's vision. With meticulous precision, Jack oversees every aspect of construction, ensuring that each craftsman and supplier aligns with our design objectives.

Jack's journey to this role is marked by a rich tapestry of experience and education. He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, complemented by an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. His hands-on experience as a foreman at Modern Contractors, Inc, during his tenure at Texas A&M, provided invaluable insights into the intricacies of residential and commercial construction.

Moreover, Jack's tenure as an Infantry Officer with the United States Marine Corps further honed his leadership and management prowess. During his deployments to Iraq, Jack played a pivotal role in negotiating and overseeing construction contracts, contributing to the rebuilding efforts of war-torn cities and communities. His military service underscores his unwavering dedication to mission success and his ability to navigate challenges with resilience and resolve.

In summary, Jack Meyer epitomizes excellence in residential home building. His fusion of education, hands-on experience, and leadership ensures that every project under his purview not only meets but exceeds expectations, making dreams a vibrant reality.

Jack Meyer

 2024 custom builder of the year

2024 Custom Builder of the Year

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NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

Best Exterior

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NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

- Best Bathroom under $30,000
- Best Interior Remodel over $100,000
- Best Kitchen Remodel $80,001 - $120,000

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NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes Awards

- Overall Best in Show

- Best Addition

- Best Exterior

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NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes Awards

Overall Best in Show

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NARI Contractor of The Year 

 

Where We Work

 

 

Serving the Austin, Texas area resident in: 

  • Barton Creek and Barton Creek West
  • Barton Hills 
  • Bee Cave
  • Bouldin Creek
  • Clarksville
  • Lost Creek
  • Old West Austin
  • Rollingwood
  • Rosedale
  • South Austin
  • Tarrytown
  • The Hills
  • Travis Heights 
  • West Lake Hills
  • Ziker

Not sure if we service in your area? Contact us today!