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Who We Are

Premier Construction Services was founded in 1979 by Mark J. Smith as M.J. Smith Construction, and has evolved over the past 40 years to the company it is today, while always providing top notch service and quality craftsmanship to our clients throughout Ohio and beyond.

What We Do

Premier specializes in residential remodeling, including kitchen & bath remodeling, exteriors, custom additions, whole-house renovations, and everything in between.

We also have truly unparalleled experience in historic restoration, having performed dozens of in-depth, historically accurate restorations of showplace homes, downtown buildings, and timber frame & log buildings throughout Ohio.  Our knowledge of these structures runs deep, and we have the in-house capabilities and specialized supplier network to restore or reproduce custom millwork, heavy timber components, doors & windows, ornamental plaster, ironwork, masonry & stonework, stained glass, and historic hardware and fixtures.


Large project or small, we’re able to execute projects intelligently & efficiently, saving our clients time and money, while delivering a finished product they can be proud of.


Why We Do It

We are committed to continuing a legacy of partnering with people who are passionate about quality, service, and craftsmanship.  Large project or small, we strive to offer honest advice and intelligent solutions to your building and remodeling needs.






As Founder & President of Premier Construction Services, Mark brings over 40 years of experience in residential remodeling & construction, historic restoration, and commercial construction to each of his clients.   Outside of the office, Mark is passionate about historic preservation, having served on the board at Historic Lyme Village, and going on to found the non-profit Friends of Wolf Creek Mill in 1999 to rescue and restore a historic grist mill at Mohican State Park that was in danger of being torn down.  Today, the mill has been restored and operates as a public museum, and the group has also moved and restored several log cabins and farm buildings to the museum site as well.  You can learn more about Wolf Creek Mill here: 

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