About us

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Michael Skoulsky

Mike is a Partner and Co-Owner of Bright Design Build, where he specializes in project design and execution. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from DePaul University and has over 18 years of experience as a General Contractor and Real Estate Developer. Mike has built and sold over 50 homes in the Chicago area, and continues to grow his impressive resume of new construction, renovation or adaptive reuse projects. The project he is most proud of is saving and repurposing St. Boniface Church, which was slated for demolition. 

Mike is from Kiev, Ukraine, but has spent most of his life in Chicago. He has always had a passion for design and art, as he is an abstract and oil painting artist in his spare time. Mike lives in Noble Square in a 9-unit condo building that he designed and built himself.

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Trajche Angelov

Trajche is a Partner and Co-Owner of Bright Design Build, where he specializes in project execution. He studied Economics at the St. Cyril and Methodius University in Bulgaria and has over 10 years of real estate investment and development experience in Eastern Europe. Trajche also has prior investment and business management experience in the logistics industry, and has recently spent the last 5 years in general contracting, design and development of Chicago properties. He has experience in new construction, renovation and landmark adaptive reuse projects. 

Trajche is from Strumica, Macedonia and has spent the last 15 years living in Chicago, specifically Lincoln Square, Bucktown and Ukrainian Village. He recently moved to the North Shore with his family. Trajche is an avid traveler and collects old maps from places he has visited.