About Panache

The world contains few developments truly worthy of praise; declarations of beauty uninhibited and unmarred. Timeless design and flawless vision, woven together by experts in their trades and collaboration between patron and artisan, create spaces of endless exuberance and life for those with the will to pursue. Panache exists to transform conception into reality.

Style is born when unburdened vision meets quality of form. To be realized, uncompromised creativity requires masters of trade and design endeavoring as one to create character free of restraints and restrictions. Life and work unite in spaces of balance, meticulously crafted and impeccably defined.

A legacy created from the rigidness of wood and stone, their natural beauty manipulated by expert hands and adapted to become hubs of life. The form is mastered with a devotion to precision and a passion for perfection. Every desire is fulfilled with concessionless quality and dedication to detail.

Harmony of all elements; materials selected with absolute care to fulfill the will of the patron; boundless and timeless commitment to quality. A culmination of experience for the modern age. This is true construction. This is true excellence.

This is Panache.

Panache Development and Construction got its start in Austin, Texas in 1993 and has since expanded from our Austin home to locations in Chicago and Los Angeles. With a booming portfolio stemming from over 20 years of experience and a passionate melding of architecture, construction, and design, Panache has redefined luxury homebuilding and creates gorgeous custom homes tailor-made to each client’s individual preferences. Timeless artistry and cutting-edge technology put Panache at the forefront of our craft.

Panache’s expansion has brought new and exciting challenges, from luxury homes overlooking Beverly Hills to beautiful office spaces nestled in the skyline of downtown Chicago. No matter the job, Panache strives to form meaningful and lasting relationships with our clients from the moment the job is brought to us to well after construction has finished, providing services for as long as you live in your home or work in your office space.

Why Choose Panache

Panache Development and Construction is made up of a team of dedicated professionals who work in concert with you every step of the way. Our goal is to create the home of your dreams with the highest level of quality and attention to detail. Our approach is to guide you through the entire process with careful explanation to eliminate the unexpected surprises that can take the fun out of building a new home.

We are a full service, custom homebuilder that provides complete architectural, engineering and design services that can simplify the whole homebuilding experience for you. Or, if you choose, we can work with your own design team. Either way, we offer value conscious service coupled with top quality workmanship for all of our custom homes.

Our Team

Adam Zarafshani, Principal

Amanda Woodham, Controller

Lynnda Colby, Interior Design

Troy Fellows, Construction Manager

Ed Shaffer, Marketing

Jean Pierre Trou, Architect

Aaron Vollmer, Architect [commercial]

Richard Mersiovsky, Architect

Samantha Dunham, Client Care

Ryan McCarthy, IT Manager

Santiago Gomez, Superintendent