Meet the 515 Churton Team

The development team consists of a partnership between George Horton, Jim Parker, and Allen Knight.

George Horton is a developer and builder of longstanding reputation in Orange County. He is president of Telesis Construction and is both a licensed general contractor and Realtor. He has devoted most of his 35 year career to improving, building, and developing in the Town of Hillsborough through strategic acquisitions of historic properties and developable land.

Jim Parker is president of Summit Engineering, and a licensed civil engineer, surveyor, and general contractor. Parker and Horton have teamed up to develop the Meadowlands, Gateway Center, and the County Library and office complex among other projects.

Allen Knight is a builder and developer with a degree in architecture from the School of Design at NC State. Over the past 25 years, Allen, a licensed general contractor and Realtor, has developed and built commercial as well as residential projects.

This team combines over 100 years of experience in real estate construction and development.


Summit Design & Engineering Services

Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC is an industry-leading, multidisciplinary architectural and engineering firm. Since 1997, Summit has grown its core services and developed related disciplines to provide a full range of consulting engineering services to both public and private sector clients. Summit also provides leading edge architectural design services throughout the Southeast. The architectural services group, led by Brian Shepard AIA, is providing its design expertise to the 515 Churton project. Summit offers clients the most current technology, innovative design solutions and comprehensive project management. Summit has offices located in Hillsborough, Raleigh, Durham, Pittsboro, Fayetteville and Indian Trail, North Carolina; and South Boston, Virginia. 


Terra Nova Global Properties

For over 20 years, Terra Nova Global Properties has provided comprehensive real estate services for buyers, sellers, developers, and business owners in the Triangle. Our areas of expertise include residential general brokerage, new construction sales, commercial, international, and developer services. Because of the wide array of projects we work on we are able to consult developers and help them create homes people want to live in. The firm’s brokers and consultants work with clients from initial land purchase, through market research, product conception, pricing, marketing strategy, sales, and contract management. We apply our marketing savvy to list and broker the properties our clients develop. Terra Nova is truly a turn-key solution for developing real estate in the vTriangle.

Jessica Cote Design Group

Jessica Cote Design Group is a full service interior design firm specializing in simplifying the design process between homeowners and builders. For over 10 years Jessica Cote has helped homeowners across the Triangle achieve their individual design goals. Her knowledge of design and understanding of the building process makes the process stress-free and successful for everyone involved. She strives to always stay up to date with the current trends, while maintaining classic and timeless style.