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DeAngelis Diamond Named Collier County Business of the Month July 2016

DeAngelis Diamond Named Collier County Business of the Month July 2016

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:17 PM

DeAngelis Diamond is proud to announce we have been named Collier County Business of the Month for July 2016!

Each month, the award is presented to an organization that has enhanced the community through financial, volunteer and active involvement in organizations and programs that assist in creating a better quality of life for all citizens in Collier County.

DeAngelis Diamond Awarded Liberty Youth Ranch Welcome Center

DeAngelis Diamond Awarded Liberty Youth Ranch Welcome Center

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:13 AM

Jackson Hospital breaks ground on 2 care facilities

Jackson Hospital breaks ground on 2 care facilities

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:02 AM
DeAngelis Diamond Breaking Ground in Health Care Construction

DeAngelis Diamond Breaking Ground in Health Care Construction

  • Monday, June 20, 2016 9:06 AM

The concept of freestanding emergency departments has been around for years, but DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group is helping change the way the construction is done.

DeAngelis Diamond’s focus on ways to enhance the construction process of freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) began with a partnership with HCA Healthcare....

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DeAngelis Diamond Breaking Ground in Healthcare Construction

DeAngelis Diamond Breaking Ground in Healthcare Construction

  • Monday, June 20, 2016 9:04 AM

The concept of freestanding emergency departments has been around for years, but DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group is helping change the way the construction is done.

DeAngelis Diamond’s focus on ways to enhance the construction process of freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) began with a partnership with HCA Healthcare....

 

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20 Years with DeAngelis Diamond

20 Years with DeAngelis Diamond

  • Monday, June 6, 2016 2:18 PM

DeAngelis Diamond celebrates their twenty year anniversary this month. Twenty years ago co-founders, John DeAngelis and David Diamond, based the company’s mission on seven core values: Faith in God, Honor to Build, Lasting Relationships, Excellence and Quality, Leadership, Healthy Environment and Culture and Integrity. David Diamond quotes, “We never take for granted the opportunity each day brings to have a positive influence on everyone we meet and affect a positive change in the world. During our first 20 years we have accomplished so many great things, we are humbled and honored by the faith being put in us by our clients to construct their dreams.”

What started out as a small construction management firm grew rapidly into a well-known and respected leader in the construction industry with a highly diverse project portfolio. In 1996, DeAngelis Diamond (DD) completed their first project, the Naples Dodge Car Dealership, a 36,000 sq.ft., $3.2 million project. Today, DeAngelis Diamond has completed 2 billion dollars worth of construction projects throughout Florida and is a top ranked company in the Southeastern United States. DeAngelis Diamond’s revenue in 2014 was 137 million dollars and in 2015, 225 million dollars. In 2016, the projected revenue is 300 million dollars.

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DeAngelis Diamond has opened four additional offices in Fort Myers, FL, Sarasota, FL, Birmingham, AL and Nashville, TN. Throughout the company, DeAngelis Diamond employs 195 team members. David Diamond and John DeAngelis believe the team members are the industry’s most talented people who have helped mold the collaborative, innovative, family oriented, and faith filled culture of the company.

DeAngelis Diamond believes that it is imperative to help improve the world around them through their own time and resources. It is essential that, in doing so, they remain consistent with the company’s core values. Those values come to life as each team member takes time to provide a helping hand to those in need. Giving back is so significant to DeAngelis Diamond that each team member is provided two paid days a year to volunteer and support a charity of their choice. DeAngelis Diamond makes it a top priority to support those in need. DD believes that volunteering brings the team members as well as our community together. Over the past 12 months, DeAngelis Diamond employees have volunteered over 20,415 hours in Southwest Florida and the company supports over 350 charities worldwide. Their company motto for service is, “To give is greater than to get.”

DeAngelis Diamond has received numerous awards including Builder of the Year Awards, Best Places to Work, Sand Dollar, Summit, and Pinnacle Awards as well as annually being ranked on ENR’s Top 400 Contractor’s List.

Throughout the company, DeAngelis Diamond places an emphasis on the safety of their jobsites. DD instills the value that everyone should return home safely at the end of the day. No Deadline, project or workplace activity is worth the risk of injury. The goal on every project is zero incidents.

John DeAngelis says, “We are humbled and honored by the faith our clients place in us to build their dreams, and it is truly an honor to build with you all. Rest assured we will be as committed to our values as ever as we look forward to what God has in store for DeAngelis Diamond over the next 20 years.”

DeAngelis Diamond Celebrates 20 year Anniversary with Trip to Universal Studios

DeAngelis Diamond Celebrates 20 year Anniversary with Trip to Universal Studios

  • Saturday, June 4, 2016 2:01 PM

DeAngelis Diamond celebrated their 20 year anniversary with a trip for team members and families to the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, FL. 200 people from the company and their families attended for a day of fun at the parks. Team members were given the choice of going to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure. A company lunch was held at the CityWalk restaurant Antojitos. The day was filled with face painting, minions, photos, and fun! 

DeAngelis Diamond Celebrates 20 year Anniversary with Trip to Universal

DeAngelis Diamond Celebrates 20 year Anniversary with Trip to Universal

  • Saturday, June 4, 2016 1:37 PM

DeAngelis Diamond celebrated their 20 year anniversary with a trip for team members and families to the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, FL. 200 people from the company and their families attended for a day of fun at the parks. Team members were given the choice of going to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure. A company lunch was held at the CityWalk restaurant Antojitos. The day was filled with face painting, minions, photos, and fun! 

DD Makes ENR National Top 400 in 2016

DD Makes ENR National Top 400 in 2016

  • Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:49 AM

DeAngelis Diamond has been ranked on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list 2016, with a climb of 84 spots from 2015! ENR Regional editions feature annual rankings of the top contractors in each of the regions based on total revenue from projects in their region during the Calendar Year 2015 (January - December 2015). Contractors are also ranked by state revenues and various Contractor specialties and disciplines, as applicable.

DeAngelis Diamond Chosen as Construction Manager for LeeSar Expansion

DeAngelis Diamond Chosen as Construction Manager for LeeSar Expansion

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:36 PM

DeAngelis Diamond has been chosen as the Construction Manager for the LeeSar expansion and renovation of their Regional Service Center in Fort Myers, FL. The addition is approximately 85,000 sq.ft. of new space and 70,000 sq.ft. of renovations. The project will be consistent with the construction characteristics of the existing service center, which will remain in operation during construction activities.

The LeeSar Regional Service Center is a state of the art healthcare supply chain management facility. The expansion of the facility will enable LeeSar to improve their current services and expand on the facilities plant operations, pharmacy, culinary solutions, staff offices, distribution center, and sterile processing. The project team for DeAngelis Diamond will be Preconstruction Manager Chris Curran, Director of Field Operations Brian Hood, Project Manager Joel Burlingame, and Superintendent Aaron Allen.

EMS Station #76 Project Complete

EMS Station #76 Project Complete

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 9:35 AM

Construction is complete for the EMS Station #76 project. This project included new construction of a 5,400 sq.ft. emergency station to house a crew of two paramedics per shift and two ambulance bays. The station is located on the corner of Logan Blvd and Vanderbilt Beach Road in Naples, FL. DeAngelis Diamond project team included Project Manager Chris Dill, Superintendent Dan Turner, and Project Coordinator Amelia Johnson.

DeAngelis Diamond Attends the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference 2016

DeAngelis Diamond Attends the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference 2016

  • Monday, May 9, 2016 1:24 PM

DeAngelis Diamond attended the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Denver, Colorado this month. Argentum is the largest national trade association exclusively dedicated to professionally managed, resident-centered senior living communities. This conference is the premiere professional development and business networking event in the industry. The four day conference includes educational sessions, an exposition with leading suppliers and vendors in the industry, and a plethora of professional networking opportunities. DeAngelis Diamond has extensive experience building assisted living facilities around the United States and looks forward to Argentum Executive Conference 2017!

Punta Gorda Airport Terminal Expansion Complete

Punta Gorda Airport Terminal Expansion Complete

  • Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:38 PM

DeAngelis Diamond has completed construction of the Punta Gorda Airport Terminal. The project consisted of a 40,000 sq.ft. expansion and a 16,000 sq.ft. renovation. The 24,000 sq.ft. terminal expansion will accommodate 5 airlines by expanding the ticketing area, adding hold rooms, improving security and a baggage claim belt. The 16,000 sq.ft. renovation to the existing terminal incorporates all of the customer service counters and TSA security screening within the terminal building. The DeAngelis Diamond project team included Project Manager, Chris Dill, and Superintendent, Jay Zwack.

Retina Consultants of Southwest Florida Project Complete

Retina Consultants of Southwest Florida Project Complete

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:10 AM

The Retina Consultants of Southwest Florida was completed this month. The 5,318 sq.ft. project was completed in 4.5 months and consisted of a one story office building with parking. Project team consisted of Project Manager, Amy Gabbard, and Project Coordinator, Amelia Johnson.

DeAngelis Diamond Attends Inside Self Storage World Expo 2016

DeAngelis Diamond Attends Inside Self Storage World Expo 2016

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:39 AM

DeAngelis Diamond attended the Inside Self-Storage World Expo this week in Las Vegas. This conference held classes, a tradeshow, key note speakers and different networking events all pertaining to the growing self storage industry. Marketing Director, Kaisa Schmidt, Executive Project Manager, David Kovalik, and Project Manager Eric Spade attended. 

Psychiatric hospital design caters to patient populations

Psychiatric hospital design caters to patient populations

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:22 AM
DeAngelis Diamond was featured in Behavioral Healthcare Insight for Executives in the article below;
North Tampa Behavioral Health, a 53,000 square foot, 75 bed acute psychiatric hospital located in Wesley Chapel, Fla., opened in October 2013 under Acadia Healthcare. Built to help the people of Pasco and surrounding counties with mental health issues—including veterans—the project took more than eight months from start to finish.

“Acadia purchased the certificate of need and the building about halfway through construction,” says Abbey Brown, director of business development, North Tampa Behavioral Health. JJCA Architects were used and the general contractor was Deangelis Diamond Health Care Group, according to Acadia leadership.

New construction—tentatively scheduled for a January 2017 completion—will expand the facility to 80,500 square feet and accommodate more patients with 48 additional beds in a double-decker unit. Other additions will include a state-of-the-art training area and the doubling of North Tampa’s outpatient and partial hospitalization sections.

“We’re situated on 24 acres of mostly wetlands and conservation, and only 12.2 acres are developmental areas, so we’ve had to be very cognizant when talking about construction,” says Brown. “Florida has very interesting environmental laws, and of course we want to make sure we’re respecting the conservation area. It’s a great therapeutic setting, but it has definitely been challenging.”

Patient entry

In Florida, involuntary hospitalization for psychiatry is allowed under the Baker Act of 1971, so law enforcement can admit those who are at risk to themselves or others to North Tampa. The facility also accepts those with substance use disorders that have been ordered to treatment under the Marchman Act of 1993.

“A voluntary patient can come through our front foyer—which has full windows, a nice desk, large ceilings, and is very aesthetically pleasing—and feel safe and secure, but we also have a side entrance with an ambulance bay if someone needs to be brought directly to the floor or has more intense psychiatric needs,” says Brown.

North Tampa’s 75 beds are divided into three separate units that are identical in appearance. Unit A is specifically for acute, chronically and persistently mentally ill patients; unit B houses North Tampa’s 28-day substance abuse program and a military and veteran program, CORE; and unit C is for voluntary patients with depression and anxiety.

Brown says putting a 75-year-old patient with dementia in the same unit as a 25-year-old, suicidal transgender patient, for example, would not be an ideal mix, which is why North Tampa is mindful of its patient populations and separates them within the space.  

“We’re a unique entity because we stand alone. We don’t have an emergency room—we’re just a psychiatric hospital,” she says. “A lot of other psychiatric hospitals have been renovated which can cause challenges, but being built from the ground up has provided us with some flexibility, and we’re able to offer a more controlled environment based on our milieu.”

Safety and aesthetics 

For safety reasons, Brown says, when patients first come in to be assessed, they must enter through a locked door where they’re put into a waiting room. Additionally, all doors on each unit are two-way and can be pushed from any direction in order to prevent patients from barricading themselves in a room.

Similarly, North Tampa’s intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization program is connected to the rest of the building, but sits securely on its own side with a separate entrance and parking lot; access is gained by swiping in and out.

Brown says that for safety reasons, appropriate lighting must be used throughout the facility at all times. At night, hallway lights are dimmed, but nurses must be able to see from down the hall.  However, patients can still appreciate natural lighting and views of the outdoors on their units.

“On each unit, there’s a couple of offices as well as a large group area and group rooms with windows that go from your waist to the ceiling—and our ceilings are very high,” Brown says. “Patients can look out over our conservation land and get light and Florida sunshine.”
The facility also features laminate flooring throughout, which Brown says, makes it feel more upscale.

“Part of therapeutic thought processes is the environment you’re in, and North Tampa is a very calming facility that doesn’t feel or smell like a hospital,” she says. “I live in this community and at my kid’s school people have said ‘oh, that’s a hospital? I thought it was a hotel.’”

North Tampa’s grounds feature a full basketball court and a quarter-mile walking trail, and patients can enjoy the outdoors up to six times a day. The facility also has a full indoor gym.

“When you think about mind, body, and spirit, exercise is important,” says Brown. “We have a full recreation therapy staff and try to move them throughout the facility so they’re not just stuck on the unit.” 


by Julia Brown
DeAngelis Diamond Ranked #3 on Top 50 Contractors List

DeAngelis Diamond Ranked #3 on Top 50 Contractors List

  • Friday, April 8, 2016 4:08 PM

DeAngelis Diamond was ranked 3rd on Business Observer's Top 50 Contractors List 2016!

DeAngelis Diamond Hires Six New Team Members

DeAngelis Diamond Hires Six New Team Members

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016 4:33 PM

DD welcomes six new team members. Brian Simper, Jason McRae, Jeff Hill, Justin Greenawalt, Peter Burlingame and Kevin Smith #honortobuild

Mark Turner Gets Promoted to Chief Estimator

Mark Turner Gets Promoted to Chief Estimator

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016 4:21 PM

Mark Turner graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, and has over 20 years of Construction Experience. Mark loves to play golf, has three children ages 11-15 and enjoys days on the lake with his family.

 

 

DD Supports The Salvation Army at 12th Annual Rackets Up! Tennis Tournament

DD Supports The Salvation Army at 12th Annual Rackets Up! Tennis Tournament

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016 3:29 PM

DD was a proud sponsor at the 12th Annual Rackets Up! tennis tournament benefiting The Salvation Army Child Care Center.  John Hagan, Anna DeAngelis, Andrew Seneski and B.J. Brundage represented the company.