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New North Fort Myers Library Takes Step Toward Reality With Contractor Hire

New North Fort Myers Library Takes Step Toward Reality With Contractor Hire

  • Friday, October 6, 2017 8:20 AM

DeAngelis Diamond has been hired to build a new library for North Fort Myers. Read more...

 

DeAngelis Diamond Begins Interior Renovation of CHS Bayfront Health

DeAngelis Diamond Begins Interior Renovation of CHS Bayfront Health

  • Friday, October 6, 2017 8:15 AM

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 Awarded Apartment Complex on Six Mile Cypress

DeAngelis Diamond Awarded Apartment Complex on Six Mile Cypress

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 4:08 PM

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 Holds Topping Out Ceremony at Amavida

DeAngelis Diamond Holds Topping Out Ceremony at Amavida

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 2:15 PM

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.”

Ribbon Cutting Held for North Tampa Behavioral Health Expansion

Ribbon Cutting Held for North Tampa Behavioral Health Expansion

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:37 AM

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 Awarded Two Storage Facilities in Sarasota and Tampa

DeAngelis Diamond Awarded Two Storage Facilities in Sarasota and Tampa

  • Monday, August 28, 2017 3:04 PM

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.

Ribbon Cutting Held for Diamond Oaks

Ribbon Cutting Held for Diamond Oaks

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:52 AM

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 Ranked in Florida Trend's Biggest Private Companies

DeAngelis Diamond Ranked in Florida Trend's Biggest Private Companies

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:05 PM

DeAngelis Diamond is proud to be apart of Florida Trend's Top 225 Private Companies list again for 2017! 

DeAngelis Diamond Team Members Volunteer for Salvation Army School Supply Drive

DeAngelis Diamond Team Members Volunteer for Salvation Army School Supply Drive

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:31 PM

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 Voted "Best Commercial Builder" for Fourth Year in a Row

DeAngelis Diamond Voted "Best Commercial Builder" for Fourth Year in a Row

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:15 AM

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.

Johnson Development Associates Awards Naples-based General Contractor DeAngelis Diamond Four Self-Storage Projects

Johnson Development Associates Awards Naples-based General Contractor DeAngelis Diamond Four Self-Storage Projects

  • Friday, June 2, 2017 3:48 PM

Johnson Development Associates has awarded Naples-based general contractor DeAngelis Diamond with the construction of four self-storage facilities throughout Collier, Hillsborough and Pasco counties. The four Class-A self-storage facilities range from 80,000 to 100,000 square feet, with a construction schedule of eight to 10 months per project between now and the second quarter of 2018. The first project, Hackney Drive Self Storage in Riverview, managed by Extra Space, was completed in April and has 670 units. DeAngelis Diamond has started construction on a 732-unit, 98,97-square-foot, three-story facility to be managed by CubeSmart in Lutz, with completion anticipated by the end of 2017. Construction is also underway for a 575-unit, 79,560-square-foot facility to be managed by Extra Space on Kramer Road west of Interstate 75 in Naples. Completion is on schedule for early 2018. Rattlesnake Self Storage in east Naples is in the preconstruction phase. Also managed by Extra Space, it will consist of 776 units.

Coral Shores Behavioral Health Hospital Open in Stuart, Florida

Coral Shores Behavioral Health Hospital Open in Stuart, Florida

  • Friday, June 2, 2017 3:42 PM

The Coral Shores Behavioral Health project, located in Stuart, Florida, has been completed. The grand opening was held this month celebrating the projects successful completion. Congratulations to the DeAngelis Diamond project team, Nick Pair, Jaime Costas, William Cochran, Eddie Knippers, Colleen Ianuzzi and Rachel Malburg on an outstanding project.

The project consisted of a 52,400 square foot 80-bed acute behavioral hospital and was built utilizing lean principles and practices.

Kaisa Schmidt promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations

Kaisa Schmidt promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations

  • Thursday, June 1, 2017 2:27 PM

Kaisa Schmidt, who started her 10 year career with DeAngelis Diamond in 2007 has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations, overseeing all marketing and public relations initiatives throughout DeAngelis Diamond’s four regional office locations. Starting out as the only marketing team member at DeAngelis Diamond, Schmidt has led and developed the department into a collaborative four person team.

Schmidt has been named Marketing Director of the Year for the past two consecutive years and has led her team to win over 36 construction marketing awards during her career. Her accomplishments include leading the companies rebranding efforts throughout the United States, developing public relations, and acting as the lead in the design and innovation behind presentations and project wins.

John DeAngelis, Co Founder quotes, “Not only is Kaisa incredibly creative, she lives out our mission and core values in an authentic way and has grown into a leader with a life worth following and imitating.”

Construction Trend: 2,753 Self-Storage Units Under Construction throughout West Coast of Florida

Construction Trend: 2,753 Self-Storage Units Under Construction throughout West Coast of Florida

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:35 PM

Johnson Development Associates (JDA) has awarded general contractor, DeAngelis Diamond with the construction of four self-storage facilities throughout Collier, Hillsborough, and Pasco Counties. The four Class-A self-storage facilities range from 80,000 to 100,000 square feet, with a construction schedule of eight to ten months per project between now and the second quarter of 2018.

The first project, Hackney Drive Self Storage, managed by Extra Space, was completed April of this year. Located in Riverview, FL the single-story facility houses 670 units and is now open, serving the self-storage needs of the Hillsborough county area.

DeAngelis Diamond has started construction on the 98,971 square foot, three-story metal framed facility, in Lutz, FL (Pasco county.) The 732 units will be managed by CubeSmart, and construction will be completed by the end of 2017.

Located on Kramer Road, west of Interstate 75 in Naples, FL, construction begins for the 79,560 square foot storage facility, with a completion date at the beginning of 2018. The 575-unit facility will be managed by Extra Space.

Rattlesnake Self Storage (Collier County), has been awarded as a project to DeAngelis Diamond and is still in the contracting, preconstruction phase. The site is located in East Naples, FL and will consist of 776 units managed by Extra Space.

David Kovalik, Vice President of Project Management states, “The storage industry has experienced tremendous growth over the past 2 years and will continue to for the foreseeable future. DeAngelis Diamond is proud to be a part of the industry and partner with great companies to help fuel this

DeAngelis Diamond Ranked on 2017 ENR Top 400 Contractor's List

DeAngelis Diamond Ranked on 2017 ENR Top 400 Contractor's List

  • Monday, May 22, 2017 9:52 AM

DeAngelis Diamond has been ranked on the 2017 ENR Top 400 Contractor's List, with a climb of 19 spots from 2016! This national list ranks companies by construction revenue each year. Results this year are taken from 2016 revenue.

DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground On $140 million Lee Health Coconut Point

DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground On $140 million Lee Health Coconut Point

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:14 PM

Lee Health Coconut Point, a mixed-use health and wellness destination located in Estero, next to the Coconut Point Mall, is now under construction. This facility will become the only comprehensive medical center in southern Lee County and will include a Healthy Life Center, Free-Standing Emergency Department, Outpatient Surgery Center, Recovery Care Center, Laboratory, Imaging, Rehab Therapy, Cardiac Testing and Physician Office spaces. The 31-acre jobsite will host the facility owned by Lee Health, totaling 164,000 square feet.

DeAngelis Diamond has worked on over $800 million worth of healthcare projects, including Lee Health Surfside Outpatient Clinic and Lee Health Women’s and Children’s Medical Plaza Addition. The DeAngelis Diamond project team currently includes key players such as Project Executive, Robert Young, Director of Preconstruction, Chris Curran, Senior Superintendent, Doug Young and Project Managers Andrew Small and Bruce Young. Construction is expected to take just over a year with a completion date of early fall 2018.

Chris Curran, Director of Preconstruction Services said, “We couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to be working with the Lee Health team on such a significant project for their organization and the local community. Lee Health’s forward thinking culture and deep commitment to their patients and community has been embedded into the planning of this facility. We intend to apply the very same philosophies through construction.”

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DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground on $27M Community in Georgia

DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground on $27M Community in Georgia

  • Friday, May 19, 2017 3:07 PM

POOLER, Ga. — DeAngelis Diamond has broken ground on Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters, a 124-bed seniors housing community in the Savannah suburb of Pooler. Development costs are estimated at $27 million for the 86,000-square-foot project. The property will include two single-story buildings located on 10 acres. The project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2018. Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters will be DeAngelis Diamond’s 30th senior living/multifamily project. The general contractor has offices in Florida, Alabama and Tennessee. 

DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground for $140 million Healthcare Project: Lee Health Coconut Point

DeAngelis Diamond Breaks Ground for $140 million Healthcare Project: Lee Health Coconut Point

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:53 PM

Lee Health Coconut Point, a mixed-use health and wellness destination located in Estero, FL next to the Coconut Point Mall, is now under construction after the ground breaking held today. This facility is the only comprehensive medical center in southern Lee County and will include a Healthy Life Center, Free-Standing Emergency Department, Outpatient Surgery Center, Recovery Care Center, Laboratory, Imaging, Rehab Therapy, Cardiac Testing and Physician Office spaces. The 31-acre jobsite will host the facility owned by Lee Health, totaling 164,000 square feet.

DeAngelis Diamond has worked on over $800 million worth of healthcare projects including Lee Health Surfside Outpatient Clinic and Lee Health Women’s and Children’s Medical Plaza Addition. The DeAngelis Diamond project team currently includes key players such as Project Executive, Robert Young, Director of Preconstruction, Chris Curran, Senior Superintendent, Doug Young and Project Managers Andrew Small and Bruce Young. Construction is expected to take just over a year with a completion date of early fall 2018.

Chris Curran, Director of Preconstruction Services states, “We couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to be working with the Lee Health team on such a significant project for their organization and the local community. Lee Health’s forward thinking culture and deep commitment to their patients and community has been embedded into the planning of this facility. We intend to apply the very same philosophies through construction.”

Craig Bryant Promoted to Executive Project Manager

Craig Bryant Promoted to Executive Project Manager

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 3:31 PM

Craig Bryant has been promoted to Executive Project Manager. He has 16 years of construction experience and has been with DeAngelis Diamond for two years. Craig will monitor and supervise construction and administration activities as well as provide leadership and vision to the project team. He maintains close contact with the architect, engineers, consultants and owner through all phases of a project from conception, design, construction and closeout. He will ensure the project meets and exceeds owners expectations with reference to schedule, budget and quality.

DeAngelis Diamond attends the Inside Self Storage World Expo Event

DeAngelis Diamond attends the Inside Self Storage World Expo Event

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 4:35 PM

DeAngelis Diamond attended the Inside Self Storage World Expo, a conference focusing on the trending market of storage facilities. DD is always up for an opportunity to learn and network!