Archive for the ‘Orlando Construction News’ Category
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 […]
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 […]
Orlando International Airport’s Expansion Set to Begin
October 21, 2014
Orlando International Airport is set to begin the first phase of a the “South Terminal project” which will cost around $470 million. The expansion is known as the “South Terminal project”, and will cost over $1 billion in total. The first portion of the project is to extend the people-movers, the trains that take passengers from the main airport terminal to their respective gates. […]
FDOT Moves Forward with I-4 Renovation Project
September 8, 2014
The Florida Department of Transportation and international construction firm Skanska has finalized the details for financing, designing, building, operating and maintaining the I-4 Ultimate project for 40 years. The project is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2015. 21 miles of road will be torn up and replaced, from west of Kirkman Road in Orange County to east […]
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