The state of the industry: Women in construction
MARCH 11TH, 2021 | TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL
March is women's history month, which shines a spotlight on an important topic – the community of women and Women in Construction (WIC) Week. The focus of this week-long event is to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women and emphasize their growing role within the industry.
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The reimagined office: Tips and trends from an industry expert on a safer return
FEBRUARY 23RD, 2021 | TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL
Corporate dynamics and office environments have been viewed through a different lens over the course of the past year. Return-to-office plans are being created or adapted, and companies are working closely with employees to create an environment that keeps the spirit of the before, but accommodates the health and safety of the now.
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Hotel Indigo in downtown Fort Myers to become Tapestry by Hilton with renovation
JANUARY 19TH, 2021 | NEWS-PRESS
The Hotel Indigo in downtown Fort Myers will undergo a renovation and a brand name change. The 67-room hotel at 1520 Broadway will be transformed over the next six months and become Tapestry Collection by Hilton, a luxury brand. The renovated hotel will have 72 rooms.
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Firmo Construction to convert Hotel Indigo in downtown Fort Myers into Tapestry Collection by Hilton
JANUARY 19TH, 2021 | FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Saratoga-based Firmo Construction says it has been hired to transform downtown Fort Myers' Hotel Indigo into a Tapestry Collection, Hilton's newest upscale brand, over the next year. Firmo says it will execute a full, top-to-bottom conversion of the eight-story property in partnership with HOS Management, a hospitality and development company.
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CRE thought leader shares insights on Florida's outlook on construction in 2021
JANUARY 15TH, 2021 | TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL
Though 2020 brought with it some unforeseen outcomes, it also incited in all of us a new appreciation for innovation, optimization, and adaptation - especially within the construction and development industry as Florida continues its rapid growth.
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New Edward Jones Corporate Office Completed by Firmo Construction
JANUARY 4TH, 2021 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Firmo Construction finished an 8-week corporate office buildout for local Edward Jones financial advisor, Brent Campbell. The second Edward Jones location Firmo has finished locally, the team worked alongside Cushman & Wakefield, the designers and owners rep for the project, to bring the design of this workplace to life as well as strengthen its relationship with the Edward Jones brand.
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Ultrafast Systems Headquarters Expansion
NOVEMBER 6TH, 2020 | BUSINESS OBSERVER
Ultrafast Systems makes laser spectrometers - advanced, high-precision measurement devices sold to universities and research institutions worldwide. Uses, according to the company's website, include photophysics, photochemistry, photobiology, materials science, nanoscience and solar energy conversion and storage.
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New 118-Room Hotel Coming to Downtown Region
OCTOBER 7TH, 2020 | BUSINESS OBSERVER
A new Hampton Inn by Hilton is coming to downtown Fort Myers. The four-story Hampton Inn will be on downtown Fort Myers' main traffic artery, Cleveland Avenue, and will feature 118 rooms, an outdoor pool and patio area, a flexible boardroom and a fitness center, according to a statement.
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Firmo Construction Hires Three
SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2020 | SARASOTA MAGAZINE
The company added a superintendent, project manager and director of marketing and communications.
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Finalists Named for Sarasota Chamber's Berlin Small Business Awards
JULY 13TH, 2020 | HERALD TRIBUNE
The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce has named the finalists for the 2020 Frank G. Berlin Sr. Small Business Awards. Three finalists have been selected in each of the seven new categories that will be awarded at a luncheon on August 28 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.
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Firmo Construction Continues Growth Hiring for Three New Positions
JUNE 11TH, 2020 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Firmo Construction, local commercial construction management firm, has opened its doors to local talent for three new full-time positions. With an increase in regional projects as well as in the state's panhandle, the company is ready to increase its construction management team to accommodate its expanding work. The growing team is seeking a construction Superintendent, Estimator, and Assistant Project Manager to support the development of their on-site team.
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Firmo Construction Continues Job Site Progress While Maintaining Safety Measures
MAY 4TH, 2020 | SRQ MAGAZINE
As many local businesses and staff adjust operations to adapt to an ever-evolving situation, Firmo Construction, Sarasota-based construction management firm, continues to demonstrate the importance of safety for its stakeholders, partners, and job site workers alike.
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Construction Management Firm Harnesses Virtual Reality to Troubleshoot Problems
MARCH 20TH, 2020 | BUSINESS OBSERVER
Sarasota-based Firmo Construction is helping clients anticipate and resolve problems prior to them happening on the construction site. In recent years, virtual reality has entered more realms of life. It's used for entertainment, sure, but also for education, journalism and health care. Virtual reality is helping businesses in a variety of industries too, including construction.
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Firmo Construction Hires New Superintendent, Promotes New VP
JANUARY 28TH, 2020 | SARASOTA MAGAZINE
Sarasota-based Firmo Construction has announced the addition of a new superintendent, Andor Keresztes, as well as the promotion of Stefan Baron, former business development director, to vice president of operations. Keresztes has completed a variety of projects across multiple industries including hospitality, medical, corporate and multi-family projects.
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Construction Firm Selected to Build New Hilton Hotel Model
NOVEMBER 5TH, 2019 | BUSINESS OBSERVER
Construction management firm Firmo Construction has been hired to build Hilton's newest property model, Trudgen's by Hilton, in Bradenton. The three-story Tru by Hilton will be near Interstate 75 and State Road 70. It will have about 81 rooms. According to a press release, it will showcase Hilton's newest brand known for its "vibrant and youthful, yet affordable and comfortable quality."
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Meet the Placemakers and Innovative Imprints of Firmo Construction
SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2019 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Since 2003, the full-service construction management firm has spearheaded projects in underutilized areas of Sarasota County to earn those areas a greater community purpose and environmental impact. From commercial, hospitality, medical, retail and office tenant improvement, their buildings symbolize catalysts for change—structures that have opened the doors for activation and revitalization in corridors, often overlooked or neglected.
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Firmo Construction is Recognized as one of the Top Fastest Growing Companies in the Region
AUGUST 26TH, 2019 | TAMPA BAY NEWS WIRE
Firmo Construction, known for their innovative, sustainable measures in the community, has been recognized in Business Observer's 2019 Top 500 in the region as well as one of the top fastest growing companies. The list ranks the 500 largest companies by gross revenues for consistency and comparability. Firmo ranked as the 35th fastest growing company in Sarasota and beyond.
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Firmo Construction Continues to Expand with New Projects in Southern Florida
AUGUST 12TH, 2019 | SRQ MAGAZINE
With the current growth of local and surrounding areas, Firmo has been expanding its expertise towards the Southern Gulf Coast region. Recently, the Firmo team completed the revitalization of a Cove Communities property in Camelot Village in Sarasota. Firmo Construction has also announced their newest opportunity in the region with the construction of a new Avid Hotel in Ft. Myers.
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Firmo Construction Completes Remodel for White Sands Physical Therapy
MAY 13TH, 2019 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Firmo Construction, one of Sarasota's leading sustainable construction management firms, has announced the completion of White Sands Physical Therapy & Aquatics. With a phased approach during the construction process, Firmo was able to ensure White Sands continued operation during construction, resulting in a fully gutted and revitalized facility, giving White Sands, and Sutherland, exactly what he needed.
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Firmo Construction Completes Parkside Professional Plaza Revitalization
FEBRUARY 4TH, 2019 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Local sustainable construction management firm, Firmo Construction, is pleased to announce the completion of construction on Parkside Medical Plaza in Bradenton. Firmo began as the general contractor for the revitalization project in March, ensuring the redesign of the 1980's style strip plaza resulted in an inspiring and sustainable structure.
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Clear Vision with Firmo and Center for Sight
OCTOBER 8TH, 2018 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Firmo Construction, one of Sarasota's leading sustainable construction management firms, has been selected to develop a new build-out for Center For Sight. One of the nation's top multi-disciplinary eye care groups, Center For Sight is looking to open a 3,200 square feet office in a new plaza in Palmer Ranch.
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Rosemary Square Takes Shape with Firmo Construction
AUGUST 20TH, 2018 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Local construction management firm, Firmo Construction, known for their work with the Circle House and the Warm Mineral Springs Resort, is delighted to announce its latest project. The company will be creating build-outs for multiple new businesses in the growing Rosemary District of Downtown Sarasota in partnership with well-known community figures, such as Mark Kauffman and Red Property Management.
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Circle to Cube. Transforming a Small Lot into an Enviable Piece of Property.
APRIL 2018 | SRQ MAGAZINE
Local construction management firm, Firmo Construction, known for their work with the Circle House and the Warm Mineral Springs Resort, is delighted to announce its latest project. The company will be creating build-outs for multiple new businesses in the growing Rosemary District of Downtown Sarasota in partnership with well-known community figures, such as Mark Kauffman and Red Property Management.
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Business Buzz: Gulf Coast Leadership Class Announced
MARCH 27TH, 2018 | HERALD TRIBUNE
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation has selected 26 participants from across the region for its 2018 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute. Class members will take part in seven training sessions conducted by the Leadership Development Institute of Eckerd College. Participants are... Eric Collin, President of Firmo Construction.
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