We know experience and training are the key factors in getting it right

Our experience working with well-known area developers, over the years, makes Skinner Smith the perfect choice when considering a utility contractor for your project. We provide services on notable projects such as Masonboro Landing, Masonboro Forest, Cove Point, Porters Neck Plantation, Shinn Creek Estates, Landfall, and Treybrooke communities. Other projects are Seawatch at Kure Beach, Wrightsville Sound Office Park, Westbay Estates, Plantation Landing, and Sagewood. Wilmington area projects done by Skinner Smith Construction include RiverLights, Cypress Village, Burnt Mill Business Park, River Bluff, Tarin Woods, Anchor’s Bend, Marsh Landing, Saylor’s Watch, Cove Point, Cross Winds, Windward Oaks, and in Leland West Gate and Hawk’s Water.

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Subdivision Development

Skinner Smith Construction focuses on subdivision development including the management of excavator operations, underground utilities, and necessary construction contracting. Our company specializes in construction, infrastructure installation, grading, and utility work for new subdivisions in New Hanover County. Since 1988, we have worked to maintain our reputation as a benchmark for excellence in the utility industry for civil works contracting. As a leading provider in and around the Wilmington, North Carolina, area; our team of highly skilled professionals will ensure that every job site is executed with precision and the highest standards for safety. You can entrust Skinner Smith with all aspects of your utility contracting needs.

Heavy civil infrastructure and commercial development

As an industry leader, Skinner Smith has a diverse portfolio that includes a wide range of projects here in the southeast. Our expansive services extend beyond subdivision development to include heavy civil infrastructure and commercial development. With active job sites spanning across the Cape Fear region, Skinner Smith takes pride in meeting the needs of all clients both in the private and public sectors, and we look forward to meeting your utility construction needs, as well.

Quality Workmanship

One of our core values, at Skinner Smith, is the importance of exceeding customer expectations by delivering quality workmanship in all areas. To this end, we work diligently to provide you with the best customer experience in the utility industry. Knowing that our clients have thoughtfully chosen Skinner Smith to serve as their utility contractor, we maintain high standards in the selection and hiring of our team members. Our hiring decisions are guided by our belief that superior personnel make all the difference. Here at Skinner Smith, we invest heavily in the ongoing training and support of our team members. In doing so, we can guarantee quality workmanship on every job.


Skinner Smith has the privilege of working alongside top-quality developers in the Wilmington, North Carolina, area.
With an understanding of large-scale project complexities, our experienced team can put ample effort into meeting your deadlines and budgets.