Adam Sutton's experience includes over 30 years of professional Real Estate Development, Construction Management, and General Contracting leadership. He has managed an extensive portfolio of projects ranging from master planned communities, luxury single family, resort style condominium, design build portfolios, production housing, affordable housing, and institutional commercial projects.
Adam returned to Hawaii after completing Business School in 1985 and joined forces to create the Sutton Construction Companies. Early experience includes Industrial and Retail Construction, Design Build Residential, Custom Homebuilding, and Real Estate Development. In 1998 Adam joined Land Owner Haseko Hawaii Inc. to build the multi-billion dollar 4850 unit master planned community of Ocean Pointe and Hoakalei Resort. There he has served as Project Executive and Executive Vice President and Builder RME of its affiliates. Under his leadership Haseko completed multiple large scale neighborhoods on the Island of Oahu and over 4000 units, during which Haseko became a Professional Builder (PB) “Top 100” Builder, and in 2011 its housing was awarded a National Housing Quality (NHQ) Award, the first Hawaii Builder to receive the prestigious award.
With a passion and appreciation for process, design details and historical architecture, Adam innovated the use of professionally prepared “Pattern Sheets” on a large production scale to lower cost, and improve architectural detailing, production efficiency, quality, and consistency. Specific project experience includes: Single family and high density multifamily residential, multi phased tract, resort and retail planning, golf and golf clubhouse, marina, parks, recreation centers, and the completion of a new 50 million dollar two year University campus. At Haseko Construction Management Group he managed design and the construction of 10 major increments, over 4000 units, the award winning Construction Team, a jobsite that numbered 300-500 Journeymen and Operators, and oversaw the team of 30 Project Managers, Project Engineers, Superintendents and Administrative Staff. He has extensive experience in all aspects of production including Design, Preconstruction, Project Management, Production Operations, Civil, Vertical, Sales Process Management, Design Studio Option Programs, Warranty and Customer Care.
Adam has traveled extensively domestically and internationally to study Housing, New Urban Projects, Architecture, and Construction Materials and Methods. He is a past President of the Hawaii Pacific Steel Framing Alliance (SFA) and a past Member of the Hawaii Code Council. Interests include: Urban Design, Travel, Water Sports, Sailing, and Family. He is married with two daughters.