HITT Contracting Enters Houston Market With Acquisition Of Trademark

Contractor cites client focus, positioning, location as reasons for business acquisition

Jan 07, 2016, 08:10 ET from HITT Contracting Inc.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today HITT Contracting Inc., a national leader in general contracting headquartered in Washington, DC, announced their acquisition of Houston-based Trademark Construction, a full-service commercial contractor with more than thirty years of experience.

Brett Hitt, President of HITT Contracting Inc., stated, "We're excited to welcome Trademark's team members to HITT.  Their history, culture, and commitment to client service are a perfect fit for us and together we can make an even stronger impact for our clients in Texas and beyond."

The acquisition of Trademark will strengthen HITT's position in Texas and expand the firm's ability to service clients in key sectors such as corporate interiors, healthcare, technology and commercial base building construction. The new 55 employee office will operate as Trademark HITT for the foreseeable future.  Trademark HITT will recruit additional talented construction professionals to further expand operations.

"There's been synergy between our teams since day one," said Chris Hines, Trademark principal. "A similar set of values guides both organizations and I see this acquisition as an evolution—adding national experience that will allow our team in Houston to reach the next level in project scope, size and volume."

Chris Hines will continue to serve as the regional leader for the combined company, Trademark HITT.  Both parties have elected to keep financial details of the transaction private.

Across the nation, HITT Contracting Inc. is a leader in the commercial construction industry with an annual revenue reaching $1 billion.  Ranked by ENR as one of the 100 largest general contractors, HITT maintains regional offices in Atlanta, Charleston, Denver, South Florida and satellite offices in Baltimore, Dallas, Richmond and Seattle.  HITT's notable projects include Intelsat's administrative headquarters in Tysons, VA featuring a six-level monumental stair and a 330-person multi-purpose room with 28' ceilings; George Washington University Hospital Radiation Oncology Center in Washington, DC, an occupied interior renovation which included two linear accelerators and a CT scanner; Verizon NAP of the Capital Region, a $187 million secure campus featuring five independent data centers; Boston Properties' Signature at Reston Town Center, a $150 million project that will total 508 units between 21-story and 19-story towers. 

Trademark Construction's significant projects include several high-end corporate interior projects in the Houston area such as The Alliant Group, a 185,000-square-foot interior build-out of six floors and a monumental staircase; Datacert, a two-floor, 50,000-square-foot interior project; 30,000-square-foot TEAM Industrial Services project and a 13,500-square-foot project for St. Luke's Community Hospital that included an emergency room renovation.

About HITT Contracting Inc.: Founded in 1937, HITT Contracting's client-focused teams fulfill any program need from a doorknob change to base building shells and complete tenant/owner fit-outs. Company-wide, HITT maintains more than 700 employees, including a skilled in-house field force available 24/7 to support clients long after initial occupancy. The HITT Way for quality and excellence defines the core of our mission and how we are structured. Teams are organized into expert market sectors, specializing in corporate base building and interiors, government, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, law firms, industrial, paint and service and technology. Complementing these market sector teams are the preconstruction, sustainable construction and subcontractor relationships divisions. For more information, please visit HITT.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.

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