VAIL — George Shaeffer Construction has announced a new name for the firm: Shaeffer Hyde Construction.
The name change coincides with the company’s 35th anniversary, and it acknowledges the partnership and leadership of David Hyde, president of the firm. A U.S. Green Building Council LEED-accredited professional, Hyde has knowledge of the latest building products and techniques, and has more than 19 years of building experience.
A ‘STRONG PARTNERSHIP’
“What is most exciting is the strong partnership David and I have formed and how the entire company has gotten behind this transition,” said company founder George Shaeffer, “Our values are aligned. Even as our vision evolves, it continues to honor Shaeffer traditions.”
Shaeffer founded the company in 1979. His company grew alongside the community, establishing relationships with local architects, building a reputation for excellence in home construction and developing a portfolio of award-winning residences in the Vail area and throughout Colorado.
Hyde joined the ownership team in 2007, serving as president and managing the day-to-day operations. He steered the company through the economic downturn. He continues to move the company forward, helping design teams and clients navigate sustainable design and construction practices.
The firm also has been involved in the construction of multi-tenant residences and commercial properties including the Northside Coffee & Kitchen in Avon.
At the company’s 35th anniversary event, Shaeffer recounted the early days of the firm, while Hyde counted the company’s achievements.
“This is a celebration of what we’ve built together,” said Shaeffer to gathered employees, families and friends.