James McHugh Construction Co. is the premier builder of landmark, one-of-a-kind structures in Chicago and across the Midwest. Specializing in high-rise concrete construction, historic restoration, special use projects, and infrastructure works, McHugh serves clients in both the public and private sectors, delivering a seamless and positive project experience driven by excellence and innovation.
Since its founding 1897, McHugh has constructed some of Chicago’s most complex and recognizable structures, including Marina City, Aqua Tower, Blackstone Hotel, Trump Tower, and Navy Pier’s Centennial Wheel. McHugh’s work has improved Chicago’s infrastructure and redefined its iconic skyline.
McHugh has earned a reputation for leadership and innovation in general contracting. The company is known for its unwavering commitment to clients, its ability to deliver exceptional results on time and within budget, its dedication to growing and developing partnerships with subcontractors, and its steadfast pursuit of building stronger communities in the markets in which it operates.