Naples Architect, Jim Boughton, has over 35 years of experience in the architectural design profession; with the last 25 years in the state of Florida. He served as project architect and senior associate with a national architectural firm in Dallas, Texas with major emphasis in education and commercial architecture before relocating to Naples, Florida in 1987.
As a member of one of the largest architectural firms in Collier County he was responsible for the design and management of a wide range of projects including elaborate residences, retail, commercial, retirement/skilled nursing facilities and religious projects.
From 1992 to 2008, he was the President of Boughton Architects, Inc., a full service architectural firm serving a wide range of commercial and residential clients throughout Southwest Florida. During this period the firm grew to 12 members under his leadership.
In 2008, Boughton Architects merged with Fletcher Thompson, a regional architecture and engineering firm from the northeast and for 3 years served as principal and director of marketing for the Fletcher Thompson Florida office. Fletcher Thompson focused on healthcare, education and commercial architecture during this period.
In late 2010, after completing his tenure with Fletcher Thompson, Jim opened a new architectural office as James E. Boughton, Architect. Since that time he has focused on a wide range of projects including residential and hospitality design for retirement communities, commercial and religious architecture.
Mr. Boughton is responsible for overall project design and management, new business development and firm administration.