Lakewood Ranch, Fla. – The Hillsborough County School District has awarded several Construction Management contracts to Lakewood Ranch based Halfacre Construction Company for 2014.
At Hunters Green Elementary School in Tampa, Halfacre will begin work next month on a modular clinic complex. The project will include construction of a new clinic facility, a new parking and retention area, and site lighting. The project is scheduled to begin in February 2014 for completion scheduled for this summer.
“Halfacre enjoys a continued relationship with our District due to their demonstrated ability to deliver successful projects for low costs, while strongly supporting the District’s goals of providing significant subcontracting opportunities to local small, minority and women-owned businesses,” said Rory Salimbene, general manager of construction for Hillsborough County Public Schools. “We’re always confident that Halfacre is working with the District’s best interest when they are managing one of our projects,” said Salimbene.
Halfacre Construction Company will also be working on modular additions for the Hillsborough County Area Director Complex at three sites. The project scope of work involves the demolition of the existing facilities and providing new facilities for the three Area Director sites. The project will start in June 2014 and will be complete by August 2014 for the start of the school year.
Lastly, Halfacre Construction has been selected as the construction management firm by the School District of Hillsborough County for the new modular additions for the transportation department at two sites — East Bay & Lois Center. The project scope of work involves the demolition of the existing facilities and providing new facilities. In addition to the new buildings, Halfacre Construction will be responsible for new bus loops and bus parking areas. The project will start in June 2014 and will be complete by August 2014 for the start of the school year.
In 2013, the School District of Hillsborough County recognized Halfacre Construction Company as a Leading Construction Management firm in its Small Business Encouragement Program, for the fourth consecutive year.
Halfacre Construction was recognized as one of the district’s premier small business program participants for the 2012/13 fiscal year. The Encouragement Program is designed to reflect the diversity in the surrounding community while identifying leaders in small and minority/female owned businesses that take part in projects in the county.
As the area’s oldest, most established, locally-owned and operated private commercial construction company, Halfacre’s foundational strengths stand as evidence that its commercial and industrial construction projects will be delivered on time, within budget, with the utmost integrity and with the expertise and financial strength needed for success.
President Jack Cox serves as president of the Suncoast Charities for Children and is an appointed member of the Probable Cause Panel of the Construction Industry Licensing Board for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
Halfacre Construction also offers its expertise as a green building provider with the resources available to build viable, effective alternatives to reduce energy consumption and preserve natural resources. Staff includes U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) certified professionals who have demonstrated proficiency in green building practices and who possess a thorough grasp of the LEED Green Building Rating System.
For more information, go to www.halfacreconstruction.com