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  • 11 Dec 2019 11:22 AM | Anonymous

    What: ACE SRQ: SOCIAL Holiday Social

    When: December 11th, 2019

    Time: 6 – 8:30 PM

    Where: Gilbane Building Company’s Downtown Office1950 Ringling Blvd, Suite 301, Sarasota, FL 34236

    The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE), a national program inspiring high school students to pursue careers in design and construction, is launching a new division, ACE SRQ: SOCIAL. The Inaugural Holiday Social starts at 6 pm and goes until 8:30 pm on December 11th at 1950 Ringling Blvd, Suite 301 in Sarasota. Sponsored by Gilbane Building Company and TM Partners, it is the first of ACE SRQ: SOCIAL’s quarterly events. This new division is geared to help meet the HUGE annual scholarship goal of $80,000.00. This event connects people passionate about reaching the next generation of architects, contractors, and engineers.

    The ACE Mentor Program offers real-world opportunities for high school students in architecture, engineering, and construction. More than 9,000 students from 1,000 high schools annually participate in ACE. Beyond mentoring, the ACE mission is to financially support each student’s continued success through scholarships and grants. If you’d like to experience ACE’s challenges, opportunities and rewards, contact Tara Sall, the Affiliate President or Michele Demperio, the Affiliate Marketing Director. More information is available about the program at www.acementor.org.

    MEDIA CONTACT:

    Michele Demperio

    mdemperio@sweetsparkman.com

    941.952.0084


  • 14 Nov 2019 3:44 PM | Anonymous

    Sarasota, FL -  For an unprecedented 13th year in a row, Mullet’s Aluminum Products, Inc. received the prestigious Aluminum Association of Florida’s 2019 Award of Excellence at the association’s annual board meeting which was held at Reunion Resort in Orlando, FL on November 9th.    

    Mullet’s Aluminum received awards in three (3) different categories – RAILINGS and ALUMINUM AWNINGS, SHUTTERS & WINDOWS categories and honorable mention in the MISCELLANEOUS METALS category. 

    The Railings Category award was for fabrication and installation of glass railing systems which were installed at the Treasure Island Resort on Clearwater Beach.  The owner / developer is Ocean Properties and the General Contractor was MOSS Construction – a member of the Gulf Coast Builders Xchange (GCBX).

    The Aluminum Awnings, Shutters & Windows category award was for replacement windows and doors in a high-end, luxury condominium on Longboat Key.  Mullet’s Aluminum is one of the largest window and door replacement contractors on Florida’s West Coast and specializes in residential and multi-story replacement projects.

    And the Miscellaneous Metals category honorable mention was for fabrication and installation of an aluminum building façade and trellis at the new City of Bradenton parking garage.  The General Contractor was NDC Construction – also a member of the  Gulf Coast Builders Xchange (GCBX).

    The Award of Excellence represents the highest standards in overall project quality and craftsmanship within the aluminum and glass industry within the State of Florida.

    The Aluminum Association of Florida (AAF) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Orlando, FL dedicated to promoting a strict code of ethics and standards amongst members within the aluminum industry. 

    Founded in 1978, Mullet’s Aluminum is an award winning company that specializes in providing quality building products and superior installation services to the residential, condominium and commercial markets.  The company has 240 full time employees and 3  divisions; Windows & Doors Division; Metal Roofing Division; and Railing, Gates & Misc. Metals Division.

    Mullet’s Aluminum is a privately held company with corporate headquarters, manufacturing and fabrication facilities located in Sarasota, FL.

    For additional product and service information, call 1-877-MULLETS, email nate@mulletsaluminum.com or visit www.mulletsaluminum.com      

  • 13 Nov 2019 3:32 PM | Anonymous

    4-Day Course to meet OSHA Requirements

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to OSHA Standards Power Tools
    • Scaffolds-Subpart L Stairways and Ladders-Subpart X
    • Trenching and Excavation-Subpart P Confined Space-Subpart J
    • Hazard Communication-Subpart Z Material Handling, Storage, Use, Disposal-Subpart H
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Focus Four Hazards– Falls Struck By, Electrical, and Caught Between

    And More….

    December 6,7,13, and 14th, 2019

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day

    Location: Country Inn & Suites

    7228 55th Ave East, Bradenton, FL 34203

    Cost $475 per person

    Click here for more information

  • 24 Oct 2019 3:30 PM | Anonymous

    SARASOTA, FL– Atlas Building Company, a commercial construction company headquartered in Sarasota and owned by Andy Stultz, recently hired Chuck Evans as Vice President of Operations and appointed Charlie Woehle to the position of Vice President of Preconstruction Services.

    Evans will oversee all construction-related operations. He brings executive-level experience in commercial construction, having served for the past seven years as the president of Sarasota-based DM Constructors. Prior to that, Evans worked for the commercial construction firm Dooley Mack Constructors in successive management positions including vice president of operations, where he was responsible for every aspect of construction management including team and project oversight, sub-contractor sourcing and management, contracts, safety and budgets. He will have similar responsibilities at Atlas Building Company.

    Evans’ category experience is broad. He has managed projects from specialized renovations to construction of multi-million-dollar facilities in healthcare, assisted living, education, performing arts and retail. He has also supervised construction and renovation of historically significant buildings.

    Woehle, who had been serving as Vice President of Construction, is now Vice President of Preconstruction Services. In this role he will work closely with Atlas clients during the preconstruction phase to ensure that their construction plans align with their current and future business needs. He and the rest of the management team are responsible for providing clients with the Atlas Advantage, Atlas Building Company’s proprietary, step-by-step process for ensuring satisfaction before, during and long after construction.

    Andy Stultz, president of Atlas Building Company stated “We are experiencing rapid growth and needed to add experienced professionals to our management team. With his knowledge and excellent reputation in commercial construction in this region, Chuck Evans is a valuable addition. Bringing him in also allowed us to reorganize and allow Charlie Woehle to focus on our clients during the vital preconstruction phase.”


  • 16 Oct 2019 4:39 PM | Anonymous

    SARASOTA, Fla., (October 15, 2019) – GATES Construction is building the condominiums complex known as 332 Cocoanut, located in the revitalized Rosemary District near downtown Sarasota. The new 5-story 88,000 SF mixed-use condominium will feature 18 two-bedroom units and 18 one-bedroom plus den units to accommodate 36 residences. Residential amenities will include electronic key fob entry, elevator access, secured storage and covered parking, and a raised pool deck with neighborhood and city views.  The first floor will accommodate both tenants and community members with 9,000 SF of innovative office and work spaces and 800 SF of retail space.  Because of its ideal location and amenities, the Sarasota Film Festival will be moving their headquarters here.  Construction is progressing on schedule with completion slated for 2020. Architectural design services provided by DSDG Architects.

    For over 25 years, GATES Construction has provided award-winning construction management, general contracting and design-build services throughout the Southeast United States and Latin America.  Their diverse portfolio of commercial, multi-family, industrial, healthcare, and club and hospitality projects showcases numerous landmarks constructed over the past quarter of a century.  As Florida’s premier builder, GATES serves its clients from offices in Bonita Springs, Sarasota and Palm Beach Gardens.  For more information on GATES, please call (239) 593-3777 or visit the website at www.GATESinc.com.


  • 08 Oct 2019 9:56 AM | Anonymous

    MASTER’S DEGREE IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

    The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Master’s Degree in Construction Management as well as prepare him/her for a career in the construction industry. This degree allows students seeking upper-level management positions in various sectors of the construction industry to improve their competency in project, program and company management areas.

    The program leading to the Master’s Degree in Construction Management (MCM) has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply advanced theoretical concepts and knowledge from all functional areas of the construction business through an analytical, decision-making process which focuses on solving practical problems. Students in the MCM program acquire new knowledge and use this knowledge to efficiently access and retrieve information through technology. The MCM program promotes the use of networking, leadership, and interpersonal competencies to develop and sustain effective relationships with peers, and to create an appreciation for the value of a diverse workforce.

    MASTER’S DEGREE IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION:

    The MCM curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that has a broad-based administrative emphasis. Recognizing that the management methods of tomorrow may bear little resemblance to methodologies in current use, the program emphasizes sound general principles and decision-making techniques that provide a base for continued learning and professional development rather than upon business procedures which are subject to obsolescence. The MCM with courses such as Strategic Management of Construction Organizations, Advanced Construction Estimating, Construction Claims, Construction Cost Analysis and Financial Control, Construction Productivity, and Legal Aspects in Construction will strengthen graduates’ construction business and management skills.


  • 03 Oct 2019 10:57 AM | Anonymous

    The Bay Park Conservancy, Inc. (“Owner” or “BPC”) is soliciting Invitations to Bid (“ITB”) from interested companies and contractor (“Respondent” or “Bidder” or “Contractor” or “Vendor”) to provide landscape, irrigation, and other related services for the THE BAY PARK CONSERVANCY, BLUE PAGODA LANDSCAPE PROJECT (“Project”) , as detailed in Exhibit “A” of this ITB#: BAY-19-001.

    Bids are due for this ITB Bid#: BAY-19-001 at 2:00, PM on October 10, 2019. BPC will receive sealed bids until then and there to be publicly opened and read aloud for the purpose of selecting a vendor to furnish: all necessary labor, services, materials, equipment, tools, consumables, transportation, skills and incidentals required for the BPC, in conformance with bid documents, which include technical specifications.

    Click here for full document


  • 26 Sep 2019 8:55 AM | Anonymous

    Manatee County is now accepting applications for four vacancies on the Construction Trades Board which regulates state and local contractors and licensed local contractors within unincorporated Manatee County. The Construction Trades Board has the authority to discipline anyone who violates applicable local code, State Statutes or Florida Building Code provisions pertaining to the activities of licensed contractors, including the authority to suspend and or revoke their licenses and impose monetary fines. Vacancies include a Certified General Contractor, Licensed Electrical/ Mechanical/Air Conditioning Class A or B Contractor and two Consumer Representatives. Applications are due Oct. 21.

    https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2019-09-24/11532_Four-Vacancies-on-the-Manatee-County-Construction-Trades-Board?share=1

  • 23 Sep 2019 8:54 AM | Anonymous

    Manatee County is accepting applications for one seat for a citizen’s advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on Infrastructure Sales Tax. The committee meets periodically to prepare an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners, which reviews expenditures of the voter-approved half-cent sales tax. All meetings are publicly noticed and open to the public. To qualify, applicants must live in unincorporated areas of Manatee County. The term for a seat on the committee expires in April, 2022.

    https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2019-09-19/11496_Manatee-County-Accepting-Applications-for-Infrastructure-Sales-Tax-Oversight-Committee?share=1

  • 19 Sep 2019 10:07 AM | Anonymous

    SARASOTA, Fla., - September 11, 2019 – Jon F. Swift Construction was recently awarded the contract for The Legacy Trail Extension project by Sarasota County. The Legacy Trail Extension project including building approximately eight miles of paved, multi-use trail for non-motorized traffic, from the Hugh Culverhouse Nature Park to north of Fruitville Road in the City of Sarasota, as well as the 4.5 miles that will be the North Port Connector. Construction is anticipated to begin early 2020.

    “We are excited about the opportunity to build this long awaited project right in our backyard,” said President of Jon F. Swift Construction Jason Swift. “Our team is ready to get started to make this vision a reality for our community.”

    About Jon F. Swift Construction, Inc.

    Jon F. Swift Construction is recognized as one of the area’s leading commercial contractors, serving Sarasota and Manatee County public and private sector clients for over 40 years. The company has a proven history of providing high quality construction services for commercial, institutional and municipal projects and offers a wide array of services to meet their client’s needs including general contracting, construction management, design/build and estimating. For more information, visit www.jonfswiftinc.com.


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