Who we are

Elevated Design & Construction, LLC possesses over 20  years of  general contracting, construction management and design-build service experience.  Our teams know that our business is building yours.  We research, analyze, and determine the best and most cost effective design to suit your needs. 
Our office is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida and we primarily serve  the Southeastern United States with market sectors including Institutional, Commercial, Development, Healthcare, Transportation, and Government (DoD, Federal, and Municipal).  The goal of our organization is to  act as an extension of yours while delivering an extraordinary client experience  with attentive customer service.

Michael Beard is the President and CEO Elevated Design & Construction, which is comprised of Design Build, Construction Management, and General Contracting Services.  With over 20 years of construction experience, he is currently focused on developing new ways to exceed the expectations of the clients and offer a higher level of service to both customers and subcontractors.  Elevated's platform involves forming meaningful relationships throughout the Southeast in an effort to aid a myriad of clients with their construction needs.


Michael is a product of the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker School of Building Construction. After which, he immediately began managing the construction of health care facilities throughout Florida for Centex Rogers.  Just prior to establishing Elevated Design & Construction, he was a Manager at the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency overseeing capital improvement projects for the City of Gainesville.  In addition to managing staff and projects, Michael was also responsible for the GCRA's Annual Budget.


He has maintained a connection to the Ocala/Gainesville Community through his non-profit work with Family and Life Connection Network and North Central Florida Center for Community Enrichment.  He is the husband and father of a lovely wife and two handsome boys.

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