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Miguel Lopez, Jr. Inc. Earns Position 2522 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List

South Florida’s leading asphalt maintenance company Miguel Lopez Jr. Inc., has earned position 2522 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing privately owned companies.

Sales growth of 140% over the last three years was a major factor in the company earning its place on this prestigious list. Miguel Lopez Jr. Inc. has been based in Medley since its founding and recently opened an office in Pembroke Pines.

“When we opened our business 28 years ago we never dreamed we’d achieve so much,” said founder and president Miguel Lopez Jr., “and as a Cuban-American I am grateful for being able to experience the American Dream. Our success is truly due to every member of our dedicated team.”

About Miguel Lopez Jr. Inc.

Miguel Lopez Jr. Inc. is a family owned business and has earned a coveted reputation for professionalism, quality and outstanding service. They are a Federally Certified SBA 8(a) company and FDOT Certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). For more information please visit www.lopezinc.com or call 954-749-7134.


Adonel Concrete

Adonel Concrete opens new block distribution center company expansion to meet customer demands continues

Miami-Dade County, FL (June 8, 2017) - Due largely to an increase in demand, Adonel Concrete & Block has opened its first block distribution center at 12100 NW 58 Street in Miami-Dade County. The 12 acre facility has the capability of distributing up to two million blocks monthly in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. “The number of construction projects underway in Miami-Dade County and the Florida Keys continues to increase and this distribution center will enable us to offer our customers a complete range of services while effectively covering all of South Florida,” said Luis Garcia, president and CEO. “It will complement the two block plants that we opened in Palm Beach in 2016 that are distributing blocks to the areas of Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. Production at each of our plants in Florida is on the rise.”

Founded in 1984, Adonel Concrete maintains 12 concrete plants and two block plants in Miami, Homestead, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce. In 2010, Adonel expanded its operations to Haiti where it now operates three plants. Adonel has nearly 300 employees and a fleet of 180 trucks.


Hedrick Brothers Construcion

Hedrick Brothers Construction completes new 153,000 sq.ft. golf and activities clubhouse for Boca West Country Club

West Palm Beach, FL (May 2, 2017)…Hedrick Brothers Construction has completed preconstruction and general contractor services for a new 153,000 square foot Golf & Activities Clubhouse for Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton, FL. The project included demolition of a 74,000 square foot existing clubhouse and new construction of a 153,000 square foot clubhouse facility. An existing social club remained open during the major project.

boca west country club

The new Golf & Activities Clubhouse has an expansive entrance lobby; a high-end boutique; an activities ballroom which seats 500; The Restaurant Gallery with Prime Cut – the new signature restaurant, bar and lounge with an 1,800-bottle wine cellar and Grand Central – retro-themed deli, sports bar and grill; men’s and ladies locker rooms; and the 5,000 square foot Golf Shoppe on the lower level with a covered golf staging area and offices for club services. In addition, the existing site utility system - including drainage, sanitary sewer and water distribution - has been modified, and new services installed to accommodate the increased footprint of the building structure.

The project team included design by Architectural Design & Planning Group, Lakeland, FL, with interiors by Image Design, Atlanta, GA.


About Hedrick Brothers Construction Co., Inc.

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL, Hedrick Brothers Construction Co., Inc. provides the highest quality craftsmanship and professional project management for general contracting, construction management, design-build and preconstruction services for Commercial, Luxury Residential, Equestrian, Industrial, Municipal, Country Clubs, Education, Worship, Historic Restoration and Sustainable/LEED construction projects in Florida and Georgia. For more information on Hedrick Brothers Construction, please call 561-689-8880 or visit www.hedrickbrothers.com.

Lynx Construction Management

Recently placed a one of a kind acrylic bottom pool on the roof of thier project,
The Park Central Suites

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Pompano Beach, FL – For a 10th straight year, Current Builders has exceeded its goal to raise money and gifts for four deserving south Florida charities. On Friday, December 11th, checks in the amount of $5,000.00 each were presented to Rebuilding Together Broward County - Veterans Housing Initiative, No Warrior Left Behind, and Construction Angels. Additionally, Current Builders purchased 73 bikes and $2,500.00 in toys for the Toys for Tots program. Thanks to the generosity of clients, vendors and employees, the firm exceeded its $20,000.00 campaign goal by nearly $3,000.00.

“Rebuilding Together Broward greatly appreciates the support from Current Builders. There are so many worthy organizations to support this holiday season and we are proud to be one of the beneficiaries today, and year round, of the Current Builders charitable efforts,” states Sandra Veszi Einhorn, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Broward. “Current Builders holds this annual tradition of giving near and dear to its heart. It makes us very proud to commemorate this holiday season by once again, exceeding our goal and offering support to these very deserving non-profit organizations that do so much good for our community,” shared Current Builders’ CEO, Chip Reid.

Based in Pompano Beach since its inception in 1973, Current Builders is recognized as one of South Florida’s most accomplished and reputable general contractors. The firm is consistently ranked as one of the region’s largest contractors as well as one of South Florida’s best places to work and fastest growing companies. Regardless of size and ranking giving back to its community is one of the firm’s greatest commitments.


Contact: Crystal Binford Phone: 954.977.4211 ext. 350 Email: cbinford@currentbuilders.com



DENVER, Colorado – November 6, 2015 - The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has recognized Hensel Phelps with the Design-Build Project of the Year award for the Benjamin P. Grogan and Jerry L. Dove Federal Building in Miramar, Florida. Hensel Phelps took home a total of five awards for this project at the DBIA National Awards dinner, including a National Award of Merit, National Award of Excellence (Federal, County, State, Municipal), Excellence in Process, Excellence in Design (Architecture) and the aforementioned Project of the Year.

As a 2015 National Award of Merit winner in the Federal, County, State, Municipal category, this building was eligible for consideration for the Project of the Year award, the DBIA’s highest honor. Award recipients must demonstrate effective schedule and cost performance and exemplify the principles of effective processes, interdisciplinary teamwork, problem-solving, and excellence in design.


“To win a National Design-Build Project/Team Award, projects must not only achieve budget and schedule goals, but also demonstrate advanced and innovative application of design-build best practices,” said Lisa Washington, CAE, and Executive Director/CEO of DBIA. “This year’s winning projects exemplify Design-Build Done Right in their design-build process, excellence in design, and extraordinary teaming performance. The jury’s difficulty in choosing winners demonstrates how much design-build expertise has expanded since we started the awards program in 1996.”

Hensel Phelps completed this 383,000-square-foot project for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in December 2014, consolidating 12 South Florida federal agency offices into one four-building campus environment near the Everglades. This project included enhanced security specifications, an enclosed parking structure, and multiple buildings on a 20-acre site. It was designed and built to be LEED Platinum Core and Shell (C&S) certified, LEED Gold Commercial Interiors (CI) certified, and Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) Two Star certified.

Hensel Phelps would like to thank their entire project team, including GSA, Jacobs, Gensler, Krueck+Sexton, Atkins, Walter P. Moore, Syska Hennessy, Enclos, John J. Kirlin and M.C. Dean.

Hensel Phelps is a premier full-service facilities solutions provider with close to 80 years of experience planning, building and managing facilities in nearly every building sector, with locations throughout the United States and over 2,500 employees.


Contact: Greg Gidez, Director of Design Services Hensel Phelps - ggidez@henselphelps.com / 970-346-7284



MIAMI, September 30, 2015 – With the opening this week of its first block plant, Adonel Concrete, South Florida’s largest privately-owned concrete company, continues to expand its list of service locations. Located in West Palm Beach at 1926 Skees Road adjacent to Adonel’s concrete plant at that location, the facility is the first of its kind for the company and has the capability of producing 30,000 blocks per day. It will serve Adonel’s customers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. “The opening of our first concrete block plant is a major milestone for our company and enables us to offer our customers a full-range of services,” said Luis Garcia, president of Adonel Concrete. “We can now accommodate the needs of a variety of projects in the area that require both smaller and larger concrete block demands.” Earlier this year, Adonel Concrete was named the 2015 Top Business of the Year by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as part of its Top Entrepreneurial Awards program.


Deyanirhah Montalvan
General Manger Adonel Concrete Block Plant - West Palm Beach



MIK Construction Group (Oakland Park) President Michael Dagen is pleased to congratulate Patrick Kibler, Executive Vice President of Operations at Grycon , LLC (Davie) -- the winner of MIK's 4-Hour Fishing Trip from last night's drawing at ABC's GC Showcase!



Sandi Damando, MIK Business Development Director and

Michael Dagen, MIK Construction Group President who drew the winning business




Riviera Beach, FL - East Coast Metal Structures, Corp. is pleased to announce, through a multi-million dollar deal effective August 14, 2015, we have acquired Sembco Steel, Inc.

(Pictured: Daymon Allmon, VP of ECMS and Wallace Sease, previous Owner of Sembco)

Sembco has been in business for over 40 years, providing customers with Structural Steel and Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings. They hold similar values and philosophies for doing business and accomplishing excellent results for customers. We are excited to expand to the 4-acre facility in Rivera Beach, FL. With a larger facility, joined employees, and the equipment that we gain from this addition to our growing company, we feel confident that we will provide our clients with a higher level of satisfaction. We believe this acquisition will benefit our clients, most importantly.



As Advanced Roofing Inc. (ARI) adds jobs and expands statewide; the fast-growing company has received top statewide roofing industry honors. ARI ranks as the number one commercial roofing contractor in Florida for the fourth consecutive year -- and fourteenth in the U.S. – in national magazine Roofing Contractor’s just-published annual ranking.


Also this summer, ARI won the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association’s 2015 S.T.A.R. Award for the best roofing project in Florida, in recognition of the contractor’s work on the University of Miami (UM) Frost School of Music building in Coral Gables. ARI also earned FRSA’s first-place Sustainability Award for that project, based on its waterproofing, and solar work. In addition, ARI won top honors in the FRSA’s Low Slope category, for the Southeast Financial Center re-roofing in downtown Miami.

With seven branches throughout Florida, a staff of 300 and more than $71 million in revenue for 2014, Advanced Roofing leads the industry as the highest-earning commercial roofing contractor in the State of Florida. Roofing Contractor magazine’s ranking, which is based solely on revenues, reflects the upswing in the roofing industry as a whole, including new construction and re-roofing markets, according to ARI President and CEO Robert Kornahrens. Targeting 20 percent revenue growth in 2015, Fort Lauderdale-based ARI this year expanded into the Tampa Bay market and plans to hire 30 additional employees by year-end, Kornahrens said.

The FRSA awards for the UM Frost School of Music building were based on overcoming challenges with roofing, waterproofing and solar array in construction of a new building last year on an active college campus. Challenges included maintaining stringent safety policies and precautions, and coordination among other trades. The Frost School of Music project is seeking Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design (LEED) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and would be the first in the City of Coral Gables to achieve that environmental honor.

The Frost School of Music’s completed solar arrays, which include 286 solar panels, are expected to offset 13 percent of the structure’s total energy consumption, producing 101.344 Megawatt hours annually. The solar racking system helped the building qualify for two LEED points in the energy efficiency category. General contractor for the project was Skanska.USA, and award-winning architects Yann Weymouth and HOK designed the facility.

As Miami’s second tallest building, fully-occupied in a bustling downtown area, the Southeast Financial Center re-roofing project encountered its own set of unique challenges recognized with the Low Slope honor. The biggest challenge was removing tear-off debris and loading materials onto the 56th floor. Other challenges included updating the building’s antenna, safety railing and lighting protection systems; and scheduling work at night to adhere to noise ordinances.

To read more about the UM Frost School of Music project, click here. For more information about the Southeast Financial Center re-roofing project, click here.

For more information about Advanced Roofing Inc.’s commercial roofing solutions call toll-free (866) 638-6869 or visit www.advancedroofing.com.

About Advanced Roofing
Fort Lauderdale-based Advanced Roofing provides design, procurement and construction of commercial rooftop and utility ground mount solar photovoltaic systems for clients throughout North America and the Caribbean. Advanced Roofing is consistently ranked as Florida’s top commercial re-roofing contractor by national Roofing Contractor magazine.

About Advanced Green Technologies (AGT)
Advanced Green Technologies (AGT), one of the Top Commercial Solar Contractors in North America, specializes in turnkey solar energy solutions for commercial and industrial applications. Since 2007, AGT, a subsidiary of Advanced Roofing Inc., Florida’s #1 commercial re-roofing company, has installed more than 150+ megawatts (MW) of commercial rooftop solar and leads a joint venture EPC effort that has completed 650+ MW of ground-mounted solar. A leading source for solutions to cost-effectively protect our environment, AGT holds NABCEP and LEED accreditation. For more information, visit www.agt.com or call 888-735-2641.


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