About Us

Scott Query is a former Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Official (Building & Plumbing Inspector). He is Vice President and co-owner of Hurst Build, Inc. and also the former president of SQ Construction, Inc., in Matthews, NC, a Certified Remodeler with the National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI) and an Accredited LEED Green Associate with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).  He has over 35 years experience in both residential and commercial construction with a solid background and practical field experience in many trades as well as vendor management and procurement, personnel management, estimating, bidding, design and customer relations.  He is also an accomplished speaker and instructor and teaches construction-related courses at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Want to speak with Scott personally? Call his personal number 704.534.0808 during business hours or email him at scott@gclicensing.com.



Devon Hurst is a former Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Official (Building & Plumbing Inspector). She is President & co-owner of Hurst Build, Inc. who provides general contracting services for both residential and commercial projects. Devon is proficient with SoftPlan and prepares all the design and CAD drawings for Hurst Build's design/build projects.  She has a construction management degree from CPCC and has over 20 years if experience in the construction industry. Want to speak with Devon personally? Call her personal number 704.953.7378 during business hours or email her at devon@builtbyhurst.com.

Pre-Inspection Consultation
We offer consultation for homeowners and contractors who want to have their projects evaluated prior to inspections by local inspection departments. We are available to perform pre-inspections for 
building footings, foundations, framing, insulation or final inspections.

Consulting & Project Management

We have many years of experience including consulting work with C.A.T.S., project management for construction of the Matthews Fire Department, project management for the Town of Matthews including the Bradford Clinic renovation, the Agricultural Building renovation and the Matthews Free Clinic upfit.  We also have extensive experience in historic commercial & residential building renovations.