Alair Homes Dallas Team Living Better Starts Here™

Alair Homes Dallas is a multiple award-winning custom home and renovation company currently with five offices serving the great communities of Highland Park, University Park, Preston Hollow, Lakewood, Greenway Parks, Midway Hollow, Devonshire, East Dallas, White Rock, North Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Prosper, Frisco, Southlake, Westlake, Murphy, Mckinney and surrounding areas. 

Alair Homes Dallas is led by the North Texas Regional Partner, James Hammel in our University Park location. Utilizing our proprietary construction management system, Client Control™, Alair Homes builds a transparent partnership with its clients by allowing customers to maximize their involvement in the home building and renovation process. Alair Homes truly believes that Living Better Starts Here™; from multi-million-dollar whole home remodels and custom builds to major kitchen and bath renovations, all with the same level of care, craftsmanship, and top-notch customer service. 

Meet Team Alair


James Hammel CR, CKBR, CGP, CLR, EIT


James Hammel heads up the Alair team in Dallas-Fort Worth. A 23 year veteran of construction services, James graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Structural Engineering. James is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and transparency, which enables him to build trust and thoughtfully execute his passion of changing lives, one home at a time.

A seasoned home building and remodeling expert, James has distinguished himself in serving the Dallas area through the design, development, construction and renovation of exceptional living and commercial spaces. A respected home builder and processes specialist, James’ track record includes experience in custom building, home improvements, full-home remodeling, annual maintenance and owners-representative services.

Lisa Hammel

Partner and Project Manager

Lisa was born in Santa Maria, California and graduated with an associates degree in business administration. She has been happily married for 20 years and is a mother of 4 children. She has worked as an office manager for a dental office for 21 years and started full time with Alair Homes in 2013. She loves outdoor activities including triathlons, marathons, bike riding, and swimming.

Tony Paez

COO and Project Manager

Tony has over 20 years of construction management and project finance experience. Tony has worked on residential and commercial sectors across the United States and abroad. Tony holds a degree in Civil Engineering and advanced degrees in finance and project management.

Susanna Milam

Marketing and Project Coordinator

After graduating from Texas Tech University, Susanna spent many years with Dillard’s primarily overseeing the merchandising of their Home and Furniture departments. After that, she embarked on a new Marketing career in the cybersecurity industry. Her knowledge of the business from a marketing perspective and having an eye from the interior design standpoint, make her a natural for our team. Susanna understands the needs of the company from both a design aspect, as well as from a marketing standpoint. She is one of our directors of first impressions as she talks to a lot of our prospective clients when we first meet. She also handles all of our 3D photography and professional photography. She works our social media like magic and keeps our company looking good. Her great attention to detail and knowledge of the business are very advantageous in this position. When she’s not working, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.

Alair Homes Dallas In The Community

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