Service Overview

Designing for the future, accounting for the present

From obtaining the necessary entitlements to performing quality due diligence, the Summit land development team has the power to align a client’s vision with the community’s standards. We strive to bring about excellent, synergetic results that unite both private and municipal requirements and desires to produce results that everybody can enjoy. Our resilient and long-lasting designs aim to address both challenging site constraints and local ordinance requirements. 

Summit’s land development team approaches every project with collaboration in mind. We engage in multi-disciplinary cooperation, ensuring we create innovative, comprehensive solutions to meet project goals.  

Design requires a unique talent—preparing for the future while working with contemporary industry parameters. Nevertheless, our team maintains an essential and positive balance between progress and conservation. We believe we can make the world a more beautiful, cohesive place through our high-quality and dependable work.  


  • Due Diligence & Feasibility Studies
  • Site Programming & Conceptual Design
  • Master Plans
  • Utility Plans & Coordination
  • Stormwater Management
  • Grading & Erosion Control Plans
  • Road Improvement Plans
  • Entitlements/Rezoning and Special Use Permits
  • Pre-Development Services
  • Construction Administration

Service Contacts

Aaron Hutchens Headshot Head of Summit Land Development

Aaron Hutchens

Land Development Operations Manager

2715 Ashton Drive, Suite 104, Wilmington, NC 28412

Brandon Johnson, PE

Civil Engineering Department Manager

1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 600, Raleigh, NC 27609