DeAngelis Diamond broke ground on the Lee County Public Library at North Fort Myers today. This single-story, 26,390 sq.ft. building was designed by BSSW Architects and will feature an open floorplan, exposed structural supports, a chilled water AC system, clear story windows, a standing seam roof, stone exterior wall cladding, copper cladding and stucco.
Over 50 members of the community were present for the groundbreaking including Lee County Commissioners Brian Hamman, Cecil Pendergrass and Frank Mann. The new library will be located where the old library once stood, facing old U.S. 41, but will include additional property and will extend further away from the road.
Construction management firm DeAngelis Diamond is experiencing success in 2017, with projected revenues of $350 million. Read more...
DeAngelis Diamond held a Topping Out ceremony for Lee Health at Coconut Point in Estero, FL on Friday. This 164,000 sq.ft. mixed-use health and wellness facility is the only comprehensive medical center in southern Lee County and includes a Healthy Life Center, Free-Standing Emergency Department, Outpatient Surgery Center, Recovery Care Center, Laboratory, Imaging, Rehab Therapy, Cardiac Testing and Physician Office spaces.
“We’ve been through a hurricane, rains and floods,” project manager Jesse Dawson said. “To get to the point where we have the building topped-out, we’ve got the biggest hurdle of any job done.” Senior project manager Billy Hawkins added, “on behalf of DeAngelis Diamond, I just want to say thank you to our subcontractors. You guys are doing a great job. We appreciate your hard work and we couldn’t do this project without you.”
The parking lot at St. Matthew's House was busy Friday morning. Several dozen volunteers, most in blue shirts bearing the insignia of Capital Wealth Advisors or DeAngelis Diamond Construction, were scurrying about. They were moving boxes of turkeys, pallets of pumpkin pies, and green bags stuffed with fixings for side dishes. Read more...
DeAngelis Diamond has been awarded phases two and three of the newly-constructed Boys and Girls Club Bolch Campus in Immokalee. The construction management firm built phase one of the campus last year, a 27,786 sq.ft project that is now the campus Youth Center. Read more...
A ribbon cutting and grand opening was held for Thrive at Beachwalk in Fort Myers. DeAngelis Diamond completed this 97,740 sq.ft. assisted living and memory care establishment in June. It has 125 units and offers a variety of amenities to its residents, including a gym, entertainment room and beauty and barber salon.
“No other senior living community in the market offers such a unique combination of a sophisticated lifestyle, walkable amenities, and excellent care delivered when needed” says Jeramy Ragsdale, Founder of Thrive Senior Living. “We are thrilled to become a part of this community”.
DeAngelis Diamond recently broke ground on a 48-bed expansion to the UHS Clarion Psychiatric Center in Clarion, PA. This project consists of a 12,000 square foot addition and multiple interior renovations over a 12-month schedule. Led by superintendent, Phillip Rose, and project manager, Logan Schwettman, UHS Clarion is slated for completion in Fall 2018.
DeAngelis Diamond has been awarded a 74-bed behavioral health hospital in Brevard County, FL. Indian River Behavioral Health will be a 54,000 sq.ft. project owned by United Health Systems and designed by HHCP Architects. This will be the second building of this prototype. DeAngelis Diamond collaborated with the UHS project team on the original design that was completed in April 2017. The company looks forward to continuing to assist UHS in establishing behavioral health facilities in new areas.
DeAngelis Diamond has been awarded the renovation of the Cool Springs Plastic Surgery Center located in Brentwood, TN and a 96,000 sq.ft. addition at Acadia’s TrustPoint Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. Read more...
DeAngelis Diamond is pleased to announce that Brian Hood, Director of Field Operations, has been promoted to Vice President of Field Operations. Brian has 24 years of construction experience and started as a Superintendent with the company 17 years ago. Two years ago, Brian was promoted to Director of Field Operations and has been responsible for supervising all field teams ever since. He has overseen multiple projects for corporations like Arthrex and completed half a billion dollars’ worth of construction throughout his career. In his new role, Brian will continue to utilize his knowledge and expertise in furthering the efforts of DeAngelis Diamond’s construction services.
DeAngelis Diamond has been hired to build a new library for North Fort Myers. Read more...
DeAngelis Diamond has begun interior renovations of CHS Bayfront Health in Port Charlotte, FL. The project will consist of renovating the Endoscopy and ICU areas, as well as relocating the facility’s Dialysis suite. The 663 sq.ft. Endoscopy area will have major renovations done to its scope processing room and finish upgrades in the Endoscopy procedure rooms. The Film Files Storage room will be converted into a new four station dialysis area with a new nurse station and restroom. An EVS room will also be added. The 4,153 sq.ft. ICU area will be updated with new flooring, wall finishes, casework, frames and sliding break-away entrance doors. A total of 5,818 sq.ft. of renovations is expected to be completed by January 2018.
DeAngelis Diamond has been awarded Cypress Parkway Apartments on Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers, FL. This 593,556 sq.ft. project will consist of six four-story buildings, a clubhouse and thirteen seven-bay tenant garages. Amenities will include a fitness center, car wash, two dog parks, playground, sports area and a 4,410 sq.ft. pool. The exterior design will feature stone and stucco, Bahama shutters, accent rails and standing seam roof accents. DeAngelis Diamond will tentatively break ground February 2018.
DeAngelis Diamond held a Topping Out ceremony at Amavida in Fort Myers, FL yesterday. After nine months of construction and enduring Hurricane Irma, the final level is being built. At 488,265 sq.ft., this senior living facility is DeAngelis Diamond’s largest project to date, and features 125 assisted living apartments, 35 memory care apartments, 272 independent living apartments and 28 cottage-style residences. Some amenities include a bar bistro, private theatre, dining hall, pool, spa and four open-air courtyards.
“We’ve had a lot of challenges here,” Project Executive Craig Bryant said. “Many of our team’s homes were flooded out and destroyed by Hurricane Irma. But despite all of that, we are able to stand here today and top out within ear shot of what the original schedule was and that’s a monumental achievement. We owe our thanks to our DD team and the great subcontractors on this project. We’re here to celebrate because of them.”
A ribbon cutting was recently held for a 48-bed addition built for the North Tampa Behavioral Health Hospital and Inpatient Treatment Center in Wesley Chapel. The facility was originally built by DeAngelis Diamond in 2013. When additional space was needed, owner Acadia and their rep, The NoliWhite Group, called on DeAngelis Diamond to build for them again. This 28,413 sq.ft. double-decker unit expands the hospital to 74,213 sq.ft. Other additions include a state-of-the-art training area and the doubling of North Tampa’s outpatient and partial hospitalization sections.
Approximately 75 people attended the event to support this leading facility. According to CEO Tracy Rogers, the grand opening is slated for September 27th.
DeAngelis Diamond has been awarded Laurel Road Storage in Nokomis and JDA Westshore in Tampa. Laurel Road Storage is managed by Extra Space Storage and will be a 60,000 sq.ft. storage facility consisting of a two story 53,000 sq.ft. pre-engineered building with 4,000 sq.ft. one story buildings, as well as .65 acres of boat and truck storage.
JDA Westshore will be a 100,000 sq.ft. storage facility consisting of 771 units, and a three and one story building. Due to its proximity to the Tampa International Airport, this project will be built without a crane and will require sinkhole remediation.
A ribbon cutting was held for Diamond Oaks Village in Bonita Springs yesterday. The 55+ community was completed by DeAngelis Diamond in April and includes two five-story apartment buildings over parking that totals 297,000 sq.ft. This $28 million property features 160 units consisting of post tension concrete, masonry and wood frame construction, as well as a 14,000 sq.ft. clubhouse complete with pool, spa and full kitchen.
Approximately 70 people attended the ribbon cutting, including owner The Carlyle Group and architect Geheber Lewis Associates, along with the Mayor of Bonita Springs, Peter Simmons and a Chamber of Commerce representative.
DeAngelis Diamond is proud to be apart of Florida Trend's Top 225 Private Companies list again for 2017!
DD team members were honored to help the Salvation Army fill over 300 backpacks with school supplies for local youth in need. This years huge success wouldn't have been possible without everyone's generous donation of time and resources #give>get
DeAngelis Diamond was voted "Best Commercial Builder" at the 2017 Gulfshore Business Awards yesterday. This is the fourth year in a row that DD has won Best Commercial Builder.