CPPI Named an ENR Magazine “Top Contractor” of 2023

June 20, 2023

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) has once again been recognized as a “Top Contractor” in the Engineering News-Record (ENR), the engineering and construction news magazine. This marks the fifth consecutive year that CPPI has received this honor, highlighting its unwavering commitment to excellence in the industry.

Over the past year, CPPI has achieved remarkable milestones, solidifying its position as a leader in the construction sector. The firm’s dedication to delivering exceptional results has been recognized through several prestigious awards. CPPI was honored with the highly esteemed Secretary of Defense Freedom Award, acknowledging its support and commitment to its military employees and their families.

Furthermore, CPPI’s commitment to quality and innovation has been recognized by the Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), as the firm received three Excellence in Construction Awards. These accolades serve as a testament to CPPI’s exceptional craftsmanship and commitment to delivering top-notch projects.

Notably, CPPI was the recipient of Eagle Awards for two projects. The construction of the Orlando Health Reunion Village Emergency Room showcased CPPI’s ability to deliver critical healthcare infrastructure with precision and efficiency. Second, the renovation of Building 1 at Daytona State College’s Palm Coast campus. Initially a vacant space previously earmarked for demolition, it was transformed into a modern teaching and training nursing simulation program facility. These recognitions highlight CPPI’s expertise in complex construction projects and its commitment to creating state-of-the-art healthcare and educational environments.

Lastly, CPPI received an Honorable Mention for the build-out of the Valencia College Center for Accelerated Training Northwest Orlando campus. This accelerated project, completed in 130 days and on schedule, converted empty warehouse space into specialized teaching labs for accelerated skills training programs in various trades. This recognition further exemplifies CPPI’s dedication to exceeding client expectations and delivering exceptional facilities that foster growth and development.

“We are incredibly proud to be named a ‘Top Contractor’ by ENR Magazine for the fifth consecutive year,” said CPPI President/Principal Brian K. Leslie. “This recognition is a testament to our teams’ hard work and dedication, who consistently strive for excellence in every project we undertake. We remain committed to providing our clients with superior service, innovative solutions, and the highest standards of craftsmanship.”



Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is one of the Southeast’s largest privately-held construction firms. Recognized as a powerhouse of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and expertise, CPPI performs a wide range of design-build, construction management and general contracting services, including project planning and modeling, budget estimating and cost management, project scheduling and construction.