WAUKESHA, Wis. (May 29, 2024) — Brady Chuckel, president of Paul Davis of Southeast and Fox Valley, Wisconsin, and Waukegan, Illinois, a provider of fire and water damage cleanup, restoration and remodeling services, has announced the launch of PD Construction, the company’s new commercial property construction services division. Chuckel also named Paul Scott as president of the new division. Paul Davis Restoration is one of Wisconsin’s largest full-service general contractor construction firms, which includes more than 35 years in the region.  

Scott is a licensed general contractor and began his career in his youth with his family’s construction business in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked with the local Paul Davis office in 2005. For close to 20 years, Scott has worked in commercial construction, marketing and business development, senior project management, and business ownership as president and chief operating officer of Sawdust Construction in Grafton. Throughout the years, Chuckel and Scott worked together while collaborating on local construction projects. They established the formalized a business agreement at Paul Davis Restoration in May. 

Scott will be responsible for overseeing commercial project staff and operations at PD Construction in Waukesha and Appleton, Wisconsin, and in Lake County, Illinois. The new division is currently hiring skilled tradesmen, project managers, supervisors, administrators and more. As a full-service general contractor, PD Construction provides expertise in office tenant improvements, retail buildouts, hospitality design and builds, multifamily developments, senior living remodels and expansions, K-12 education school projects, ground up construction and industrial capital improvements, along with public and municipal projects.
Paul Davis Restoration’s residential remodeling department will continue with the locally owned and operated firm specializing in quality construction, sustainable materials, customer service and employee engagement. 

Ownership of Paul Davis of Southeast and Fox Valley was established in 2013 by tenured Paul Davis employees Brady Chuckel, Jeff Hertel and Tim Guilette. The company continued to grow with the purchase of Paul Davis of Lake County in 2021 and the construction of a new 30,000-square-foot office, warehouse, contents cleaning and storage facility. The initial franchise organization was formed in 1990 in Milwaukee. 

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