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PROMOTES MODESTO MILLO TO COMMERCIAL DIVISION EXECUTIVE
Miami, FL, March 3, 2016 - FACCHINA, a diverse construction contractor with offices in Florida
and the Washington D.C. area, announced last week the promotion of Modesto
Millo, CGC to Commercial Division Executive. Mr. Millo will have the primary
responsibility of overseeing the company's commercial construction
operation in Miami, FL.
"Modesto has been a key part of our company's success in Florida
for the past nine years, and we were thrilled to promote him to this important
position," said Charles McPherson, President and CEO of Facchina.
Modesto, 39, joined the company in November 2006 as a Structural Superintendent
and quickly rose to several supervisory and management positions. He has
overseen the successful completion of numerous award-winning commercial
construction projects during his tenure at Facchina, including the New
World Symphony's $101 million campus expansion in 2011, and the Gables
Ponce Phases I and II luxury apartment communities, among many others.
"While Mr. Millo's professional growth has been accelerated,
he has always remained humble. Modesto is a servant as well as a leader,
and he is well respected within the organization. He is a valuable asset
to our Florida operation, a true testament to what hard work and perseverance
can accomplish," said McPherson.
Modesto received a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Miami
and is a State of Florida Certified General Contractor. He is actively
involved with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Florida East
Coast Chapter and often works closely with professors at Florida International
University to bring real life experiences into their classrooms. He has
given multiple lectures on industry topics such as construction productivity,
estimating, scheduling and project management.
Facchina is an Award-winning construction company that offers a full range
of preconstruction and construction services. The firm performs these
services in an integrated, multi-disciplinary environment for all markets,
including low-, mid- and high-rise residential, commercial, and mixed-use,
and has ensured stunning results and client success for 29 years. Facchina's
communication and coordination efforts with industry partners and clients
have been the cornerstone of their growing organization since 1987. They
remain committed to creating and enhancing cultural, economic and social
value in the construction industry through their integrated disciplines
and entrepreneurial philosophy. The firm's unique approach to construction
services is supported by their innovative staff of seasoned industry professionals,
including Certified General Contractors, Professional Engineers, and LEED
Accredited Professionals located in offices from Miami up to the Washington,
If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an
interview with Modesto Millo, Commerical Division Executive, please call
Caroline Berryman at (850)491-8668 or email Caroline at
Modesto Millo, CGC
Commercial Division Executive
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CURRENT BUILDERS EXCEEDS HOLIDAY FUNDRAISING GOAL
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:
HENSEL PHELPS PROJECT WINS DESIGN-BUILD PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD
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.
ADONEL CONCRETE OPENS FIRST BLOCK PLANT
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.
General Manger Adonel Concrete Block Plant - West Palm Beach
MEMBERS AWARDING MEMBERS!
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!
THE WINNING CARD!
Sandi Damando, MIK Business Development Director and
Michael Dagen, MIK Construction Group President who drew the winning business
ALL ABOARD FLORIDA CLOSES ON ANOTHER PROPERTY
FOR MIAMICENTRAL STATION COMPLEX
Facchina Construction Named Contractor to Build Two-Acre Development in
From L to R: Charles Arean (Senior Project Manager – Facchina Construction),
Jorge Fuentes (Project Manager – All Aboard Florida), JC Freyre
(Vice President of Construction – All Aboard Florida), Jesus R.
Vazquez (Chief Operating Officer – Facchina Construction of Florida),
Andres Rodriguez (Project Executive – Facchina Construction), and
Carlos Padron (Assistant Project Manager – Facchina Construction).
Coral Gables, FL (September 2, 2015) – Reaching another milestone in its development of MiamiCentral, All Aboard
Florida recently closed on a two-acre parcel in Historic Overtown at NW
2nd Ave and NW 6th Street. The planned development clears the way for
3 MiamiCentral, a multi-use complex that will enhance and support the
main nine-acre station and serve as a multimodal gateway accessing All
Aboard Florida, Tri-Rail, Metrorail, Metromover and Metrobus.
From initial discussions about the mobility system and design of urban
living spaces, All Aboard Florida has worked closely with the South East
Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (SEOPW CRA).
“Working with the Overtown CRA to finalize this transaction is another
big step in the development of the MiamiCentral Station Complex and its
multimodal system – all ahead of schedule,” said Mike Reininger,
president of All Aboard Florida. “Since the start of our project,
we’ve been committed to growing the economy of Overtown and creating
more than 400 jobs directly or through our partners.”
All Aboard Florida has selected Facchina Construction of Florida to perform
pre-construction and construction-management services for the project.
Construction activities will begin later this year, and sub-contractor
and career opportunities will be announced in coming months.
“We are truly looking forward to working with All Aboard Florida
and earning their trust and confidence as a builder and contractor that
they can depend on,” said Jesus R. Vazquez, chief operating officer
of Facchina Construction of Florida.
The twelve-story, 3 MiamiCentral complex will house more than 130,000 square
feet of Class A commercial office and retail space. One of its first tenants
will be All Aboard Florida, which will relocate its corporate headquarters
to the new site from Coral Gables once work is completed. The centerpiece
of the complex will be a mural by Miami-based sculptor and visual artist
Addressing the food desert issue that has plagued Overtown for many years,
3 MiamiCentral will feature a national grocer. Off-site parking for the
Lyric Theatre is also being incorporated in the complex.
“I'm excited to see this project moving forward and continuing
to spur job creation and economic investment in Historic Overtown and
downtown Miami,” said Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson
(District 3 – Overtown, El Portal, Liberty City, Miami Shores).
"This is one of several developments that will truly be a catalyst
for transforming Overtown into a sustainable community where people can
live, work and play.”
Other partners working on 3 MiamiCentral are AECOM, a global provider
of professional, technical and management support services in transportation
and other markets, which is designing the complex, and Miami-based Design2Form,
which is serving as design consultant and bringing first-hand knowledge
of the robust history and culture of Overtown to the project. The complex
is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2017, and expected
to achieve LEED Silver certification.
ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA
All Aboard Florida is an intercity passenger-rail project being developed
by Florida East Coast Industries, owner of Florida’s premier passenger
rail corridor. When launched in 2017, the service will connect Miami to
Orlando, with intermediate stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach,
in just under three hours. This rail service will provide residents and
visitors with a viable transportation alternative to congested highways
and crowded airports, and passengers with a high‐quality onboard experience.
All Aboard Florida will be the only privately-owned-and-operated passenger-rail
service in the United States. For more information, visit www.AllAboardFlorida.com.
ABOUT FACCHINA CONSTRUCTION
Facchina is an award-winning construction company that offers a full range
of preconstruction and construction services. Since 1987, the firm has
delivered stunning results and client success for all markets, including
low-, mid- and high-rise residential, commercial and mixed-use buildings.
Facchina’s communication and coordination efforts with industry
partners and clients have been the cornerstone of their growing organization.
The company remains committed to creating and enhancing cultural, economic
and social value in the construction industry and the communities in which
it works through integrated disciplines and an entrepreneurial philosophy.
The firm’s unique approach to delivering construction services is
supported by its innovative staff of seasoned industry professionals,
including Certified General Contractors and LEED Accredited Professionals
located in offices from Miami to Washington, D.C.
EAST COAST METAL STRUCTURES, CORP. ACQUIRES SEMBCO STEEL, INC.
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
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.
ADVANCED ROOFING NAMED STATE’S TOP COMMERCIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR;
EXPANDING STATEWIDE, FIRM WINS BEST IN FLORIDA PROJECT HONORS
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
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
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,
For more information about Advanced Roofing Inc.’s commercial roofing
solutions call toll-free (866) 638-6869 or visit
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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