Jamie Carr

Operations Manager


PHIUS Certified Builder, JD, LEED®AP BD+C

Jamie joined Evolutionary Home Builders in 2013 as operations manager. He is a licensed attorney with a background in real estate development. Previously, he was an associate at a downtown Chicago law firm and worked for six years with a national architectural and real estate development company.

Jamie is committed to the high-performance building movement. Having seen all that can go wrong with conventional construction, he is dedicated to building the most durable, healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable homes possible.

Born and raised outside of Philadelphia Jamie spent a year in Uruguay where he learned to speak fluent Spanish. He graduated from Haverford College with high honors and Chicago-Kent College of Law with honors.



  • Docorate of Juris Prudence 2011 Chicago-Kent College of Law, Cum Laude
  • Study Abroad Uruguay 1997
  • Bachelor of Arts 2002, Haverford College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Chicago – Kent College of Law – CALI Award for Taxation of Business Enterprises
  • Haverford College – Levin Prize for Comparative Literature

Professional Affiliations

  • Licensed Attorney, Illinois
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • LEED ® Accredited Professional


  • D. Rebecca Mitchell Law Offices, Chicago, IL Mar 2012-Jan 2013 – Associate
  • Chicago – Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL Sep 2011-Dec 2011  – Faculty Fellow
  • Real Estate Research Corporation, Chicago, IL May 2008 – Aug 2008 – Associate
  • James S. Carr AIA & Associates, LLC, Malvern, PA May 2002-Apr 2008 – Project Manager


Multi-Family & Mixed Use Projects

  • Cork Factory – Historic tax credit adaptive reuse – 298 apartments plus retail – 300,000sf – Pittsburg, PA
  • Bella Apartments – 432 market rate garden style apartments – 450,000sf – Orlando, FL
  • Village at Southern Oaks – 192 market rate, garden style apartments – 200,000sf – Pensacola, FL
  • Monarch at ETSU – 176 student housing units – 245,000sf – Johnson City, TN

Residential Projects

  • Carlson Residence – High performance custom home – Passive House Certification pending – River Forest, IL


  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Fluent in Spanish