LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – Halfacre Construction Company (HalfacreConstruction.com), the area’s oldest, most established, locally owned and operated private commercial construction company, recently began work for the Hillsborough County School Board under its Continuing Contract Agreement.
The $1.7-million project, with a projected November 2015 completion date, includes constructing new headquarters for the Hillsborough County Public Schools’ Transportation department. Halfacre Construction Company will also complete the site work and utilities for the over 9,000-square-foot building.
To date, Halfacre Construction Company has completed over 200 projects with Hillsborough County Schools over the past eight years. Halfacre Construction Company has received the award of distinction for supplier diversity from the Hillsborough County Public Schools Office for hiring and promoting local, small-and minority-owned businesses in the Tampa Bay area. The company has received this award every year since 2008.
Located at 9455 Harney Road, 995 yellow school buses comprise the transportation fleet at the Transportation department of the Hillsborough County Public Schools, which addresses the needs of Hillsborough County Public School students by dividing the county in eight distinct geographic areas.
Halfacre Construction Company has completed work on schools including Riverview Elementary School, Trapnell Elementary School, North Tampa Alternative School, Chamberlain High School, Lopez Elementary School, Lopez Exceptional Student Education Center, Burns Middle School, Tinker Elementary School, Leto High School, West Shore Elementary School and Westchase Elementary School.
About Halfacre Construction Company
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, please visit www.HalfacreConstruction.com.