Founded in Orlando in 1920, the general contractor and construction manager Williams Co. is no stranger to high-profile building jobs.
Its latest is the $74 million Evans High School, to be built on
Apopka-Vineland Road about four miles from the present Evans High on Silver
Star Road near Pine Hills Road.
Also on the company's work schedule: managing construction of the new
Father Lopez High School in Daytona Beach for the Catholic Diocese of Orlando.
Another high-profile job: The $25 million, 300,000-square-foot IKEA
International A/S furniture store going up in southwest Orlando near Mall at
Two industrial specialists in Cushman & Wakefield's Orlando office recently
handled nearly 725,000 square feet of sales and lease deals. Susan Ruby
represented the seller of the 173,400-square-foot Michigan Commerce Center for
$17 million. Lee Morris represented National Distribution Centers, which
rented 188,468 square feet of space at 2000 E. Landstreet Road.
Leasing . . .
Global Technology Associates leased 8,207 square feet at 3505 Lake Lynda
Drive in Orlando. David Chapin of Grubb & Ellis/Commercial Florida represented
the tenant. . . .
Quest Medical Outfitters extended its 14,000-square-foot lease at 632
Maguire Blvd. in Orlando for seven years. . . .
Amedisys Home Health Care leased 2,400 square feet for three years at 2711
Rew Circle in Ocoee. James K. Densmore and William C. Pellatt, both of
Signature GMAC Real Estate, negotiated. . . .
Professional Administrative Services has expanded to 5,111 square feet at
Capital Plaza One in downtown Orlando. Catherine Reeves of Highwoods
Properties represented the landlord. . . .
YouTopia LLC took 2,800 square feet of space at 11107 W. Colonial Drive in
Ocoee. Linda Carrick-Warfield and Lisa Schummer, both of Colliers Arnold,
represented the landlord.
Construction . . .
Dave Brewer Inc., a custom home builder, has launched a
luxury-home-remodeling division. . . .
R.C. Stevens Construction Co., Orlando, won the contract for two Central
Florida Educators Credit Union branches in Oviedo and Fern Park. The two
projects combined are estimated at $3 million. . . .
Vanson Enterprises of Winter Park is building a new fire station at the
Reedy Creek Improvement District at Lake Buena Vista. The 14,000-square-foot
facility is projected to cost $4.2 million. . . .
Britt, Peters & Associates, a Greenville, S.C.-based structural and civil
engineering firm, has opened an Orlando office headed by John Bailes. . . .
Mainstream Construction Group, Altamonte Springs, completed renovation of a
Crispers Fresh Salads and Such in Lakeland. The $850,000 project was completed
in two months, the contractor said. . . .
Geotechnical and Environmental Consultants, Orlando, is providing
geotechnical engineering services for the Burnham Institute for Medical
Research at Lake Nona in southeast Orlando. . . .