Unprecedented Growth

What began as the Plans Department became the Design, Drafting and Engineering (DDE) division. The new division comprises two key departments: Residential Design and Commercial Design. Construction Materials Testing (CMT) became Construction Services (CS) to represent...

Company Name Change

In March 2020, the name of the company changed to “JDS Consulting.”   Eli Smith stated in a press release, “The new company name remains a tribute to my father, James Douglas Smith, whose values are the basis for the culture of respect and customer service that...


JDS celebrated its tenth anniversary.   A new Energy Services department was added to focus exclusively on solar engineering.

Team Milestones

The company’s total number of team members reached fifty. JDS expanded its office space to the entire 10,000 square feet of its current building.

Full speed ahead

JDS opened a full-service laboratory and Construction Materials Testing (CMT) department.   Additionally, Jeremy Miller (Field Operations Manager for the Charlotte Region) moved to Charlotte in 2016 to open a residential field services division in that market....