LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – Halfacre Construction Company, a commercial construction company, recently hired Mitchell Burchett, a former intern, as a superintendent in its Lakewood Ranch-based office.
Burchett joins the team in a full-time position after interning for two consecutive summers and one winter break. In his new role, Burchett will manage and oversee the construction of buildings, address potential issues, coordinate with subcontractors and review plan changes.
Born and raised in Sarasota, he recently received his bachelor’s degree in business management from The University of Alabama. For Burchett, construction was a natural fit. He grew up building and upgrading with his father and woodworking as a hobby.
“We are pleased to welcome Mitchell to our growing team,” said Jack Cox, president of Halfacre Construction Company. “He gained a great deal of knowledge about the industry during his internships with us. Hands-on experience is always beneficial, and Mitch is a hard worker. Mitch will work on a variety of community projects, where his passion will be put to good use.”
Recently, the commercial construction company also welcomed Chelsea Gruber, marketing and business development manager, and Priscilla Harsham, project engineer. The company currently employs 30.
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. 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. Halfacre President Jack Cox serves as president of the Suncoast Charities for Children and The Argus Foundation. For more information, please visit www.HalfacreConstruction.com.