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Wacker Neuson Portable Generators Available!

September 14, 2017

Our Wacker Neuson generator inventory has been replenished!  Below are the generators currently available and in stock.  Hurry before they’re gone! Lightweight, portable generator for construction and rental applications Best-in-class tool starting and voltage regulation due to step-start technology with AVR (automatic voltage regulation) and separate excitation winding Auto-idle control with time delay system reduces […]

Walker Miller Equipment Co., Inc. is now a member of the MCAA!

June 6, 2016

Walker Miller Equipment Co., Inc. is now a member of the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA)! The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.

Orlando’s Commercial Construction on the Rise

May 19, 2015

Central Florida’s construction, especially the commercial sector, has been rising. Kirk Hazen, the vice president/Southeast district manager for general contractor for Hensel Phelps Construction Company, says that a lot of projects were being planned in 2013, procured in 2014 and now in 2015, the projects are actually starting the construction. “Everyone will be hiring again. […]

Custom Home Builder Now Builds Cat Tree Houses

December 8, 2014

Sanford residents Joe and Shelley DeRocco are in the business of building custom homes–for cats!  Joe used to custom build million dollar homes for people, so when he decided to build a custom tree house for his cat, it was only a matter of tweaking the scale.  In 2008, the DeRoccos won $500 at an […]

Celebrate Small Business Saturday With Us!

November 24, 2014

This Saturday, November 29, is an exciting holiday for local businesses like Walker Miller Equipment–it’s Small Business Saturday!  Small Business Saturday is a holiday traditionally held the Saturday after Thanksgiving and is a time to support local small businesses.  The holiday was created in 2010 by American Express and is also promoted by the U.S. Small […]

Artegon Marketplace Opens Today

November 20, 2014

Artegon Marketplace in Orlando opens today, Friday November 20.  Artegon, formerly known as Festival Bay Mall, is an artisan market currently boasting more than 160 artist booths or kiosk shops selling handcrafted items, art, and food.  By 2015, Artegon will feature approximately 300 shops.  Festival Bay anchor stores, such as Ron Jon Surf Shop, Bass Pro […]

Trader Joe’s Coming Soon to Dr Phillips!

November 18, 2014

  Trader Joe’s, a supermarket based out of Monrovia, California, started construction for their newest Florida store in the middle of June of this year, and could open by year’s end. The supermarket chain has recently expanded into Florida, with a grand opening in Winter Park this past summer, along with a store coming to Tampa and a store […]

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Now Open!

November 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opened officially Thursday, November 6th, with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony was attended by government officials, media, citizens and donors, including Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The new center is over 300,000 square feet and cost around $500 million. The center houses two theaters, the Walt Disney Theater which […]

FDOT Releases Designs and Milestones For I-4 Project

November 10, 2014

I-4 Mobility Partners, the design/build of the Interstate 4 renovations, presented their design and construction milestones with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to the Orlando City Council on November 3rd.  The construction will involve completely tearing up and replacing the existing road, along with some improvements, such as the 4 tolled express lanes in […]

Orlando City Soccer Club Breaks Ground On New Downtown Stadium

October 30, 2014

Orlando City Soccer Club, Major League Soccer’s (MLS) newest expansion franchise, broke ground their new stadium on Wednesday, October 16th. The new stadium will be located in Parramore neighborhood, in between the newly renovated Citrus Bowl and the Amway Center. The groundbreaking was attended by about thousand fans, who marched from a pre-game party at […]