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The Best Office Builders in Florida

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People have been moving to Florida to retire for a long time. But in the last few years, more working families have moved to the state because the state has plenty of job opportunities, a low cost of living, and no state income tax. Florida also has a wide variety of stores, restaurants, activities, and entertainment choices—everyone can find something they like. 

This article tells you about eight of the best office builders currently working in Florida. If you want to build an office space or start a business, you’ll find the skills, experience, knowledge, and impressive portfolios you need to review right here.


Coastal Construction

5959 Waterford District Drive, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33126

Coastal Construction Group has been building in South Florida for over 40 years. Since its inception in 1988, the firm has earned an impressive portfolio and a long list of public and private customers. It serves Florida and its neighboring areas with exceptional projects and extensive services focused on commercial, hospitality, education, residential, mixed-use, interiors, worship, historic restoration, and disaster recovery. Over the years, the firm has won many awards and plenty of praise for its quality and professionalism. Its expert designers and builders take an integrated and personalized approach to managing each project, ensuring each high-quality project is delivered on schedule and within budget. The firm’s focus on communication, collaboration, and solid relationships has allowed the firm to make its clients happy.  

One of the firm’s notable projects is the International Finance Bank in Miami. It is a seven-level Class A office building with a floor area of 160,000 square feet. Blue Sodalite rock from South Africa covered two feature walls on the outside. In the drive-thru, an 8,000-square-foot silver metallic roof with waves was built to make it look like you were underwater. In public areas, the floors and walls are made of recycled glass terrazzo, which is good for the environment. In the offices, you’ll find large glass divider walls.


Auld & White Constructors

4168 Southpoint Parkway, Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Since its inception in 1987, Auld & White Constructors (AWC) has helped countless clients with their unique construction needs. During its 37 years in the industry, the firm has put together an impressive portfolio of diverse projects, including new construction and renovation in the businesses, healthcare, and public building sectors. The firm focuses on building solid relationships with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and trade partners to deliver successful results that will give the most value consistently. Its collaborative approach allows the firm to work closely with each other, develop new ideas, and find different ways to build things. No matter the project’s size, scope, and complexity, the firm emphasizes getting to know each client, understanding their needs, and creating spaces that exceed expectations. 

In the featured project, OneRoad RV hired Auld & White Constructors to build their corporate headquarters in Jacksonville. The location features over 10,200 square feet of office space, where service, sales, and financial teams work. The build-out includes a call center, offices, a meeting and training room, and work areas for the three branded companies.


ANF Group

2700 Davie Road, Davie, FL 33314

ANF Group has a track record and a reputation for bringing excellent quality, price, and value to every project. Since its inception in 1981, the firm has been dedicated to excellence, quality, professionalism, and customer service. Its impressive portfolio is a testament to this fact—it features countless projects delivered on schedule, within budget, and of the highest quality possible. The firm’s team of experts provides knowledge, experience, and technical skills as they bring each client’s vision to life via creative techniques and cost-efficient solutions. The firm believes the key to its success is constant communication, collaboration, and solid relationships with its clients and stakeholders—the consistent result is a smooth and seamless project delivery. The firm’s hands-on approach—combined with streamlined processes and tried-and-true methodologies—allows the firm to handle all project phases from preconstruction through completion meticulously. The firm has numerous notable public and private clients across their commercial, healthcare, institutional, and multifamily sectors. 

The firm’s notable office building projects across various sectors, such as the awarded Memorial Hospital Miramar Medical Office Building II, the Nova Southeastern University Center for Collaborative Research, and the Quantum Marine Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. Most recently, ANF is completing the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) Training Facility, an 80,000 square foot design-build project designed to meet Class “A” Office Building standards, located at the BSO Public Safety Complex in Fort Lauderdale. The 7-story building will have administrative offices, a 250-seat auditorium, classrooms, training rooms, fire rescue simulation labs, a rappel tower, indoor firearm ranges, and all necessary support spaces to house the BSO Training Division’s administrative offices. The main entry for staff and visitors into the Training Center includes a two-story memorial lobby that honors the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School shooting. The facility also has a 5-story parking garage with 700+ parking spaces and a 2-story training space above.


Schmid Construction

15690 W Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Schmid Construction was founded in 2012 to help clients with their construction needs and deliver high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. The firm has experience completing hundreds of projects, including franchise restaurants, retail centers, car dealerships, and industrial distribution centers. The firm has a strong reputation as a reliable and trustworthy contractor and you can see that when you review the firm’s impressive portfolio and a solid record of satisfied clients. From the project conceptualization until the final handover, the firm consistently stays on top of things and works closely with its clients to ensure smooth project delivery. The firm uses creative design-build techniques, cost-efficient solutions, and the best materials and technologies to deliver visually-pleasing and functional projects that meet their needs and exceed expectations. 

The Schmid Construction Headquarters is a multi-tenant building with three floors and 24,984 square feet. This project was made to look like the other buildings at Florida Plaza. It also has LEED features, including an intelligent lighting system that saves energy, to make it more environmentally friendly.


H. J. High Construction

1015 West Amelia Street, Orlando, FL 32805

H. J. High Construction was founded in 1936 as a general construction firm serving Florida and the surrounding area. Since then, the firm has continuously grown and expanded to become one of the area’s premier contractors. The firm has an impressive portfolio that features a number of high-quality projects worth millions of dollars. It offers a single-source solution for its clients, handling everything from start to finish and eliminating the need for various point persons. This mindset, along with its personalized, hands-on approach, allows the firm to work closely with its clients, understand their needs, and create projects that exceed expectations. Including building management, design/build to general contracting, the firm’s team of expert architects, engineers, and project managers are committed to delivering exceptional projects and extensive services. 

In the featured project, the firm was in charge of building the CenturyLink building in Apopka, Florida—the headquarters for the southern region. A new 200,000-square-foot office building was built off of State Road 436. It has architectural precast, raised floors throughout, and stunning greenery.


Elkins Construction

104 South Gazebo Park Place, Jacksonville, FL 32257

Elkins Construction has been in the industry since 1955, serving as a  top general contractor. With over 70 years in the industry, the firm has worked in various sectors such as multi-family, distribution, office, commercial, institutional, retail, and life care. The firm is committed to helping countless clients with its comprehensive, one-stop-shop services, including construction management, design-build, and general contracting. No matter the project’s size, scope, and complexity, the firm remains committed to its core value of trust, quality, and confidence to provide a smooth project delivery and an enjoyable experience for its clients. The firm’s team of highly-skilled professionals takes the time to understand its clients’ ideas and visions and create visually pleasing and functional spaces that exceed expectations. 

One of the firm’s notable projects is McKesson’s new headquarters. The new space features a modern design with sleek finishes, clean lines, and contemporary colors. The large glass windows bring a lot of light into the area, creating a bright and warm atmosphere. The design was intended to create a conducive environment for its employees and included a number of impressive amenities. 

Author

  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as a brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at HomeBuilderDigest, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University - Degree in Construction Engineering Management