SOUTH TOWER EXPANSION CEREMONY TO KICK OFF NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, HOSPITAL WEEK

Press release via North Florida Regional Medical Center GAINESVILLE, Florida (May 10, 2019) – North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) will be holding a ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the hospital’s South Tower on Monday, May 13, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. outside the South Tower Conference Room. This ceremony will also kick-off Hospital Week, …

CPPI honored with three Eagle awards from ABC Gulf Coast

Tampa, Fla. – CPPI received three Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards at the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on May 3rd. The awards recognize CPPI’s Santa Fe College Kirkpatrick Center Institute of Public Safety Expansion, University of Florida IT Innovation Hub Phase II, and UF Health Springhill Primary Care Building projects. The …

CPPI’s Matt Webster receives M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management Distinguished Alumnus Award

Gainesville, Fla. – The M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management recently selected CPPI Executive Vice President/Principal Matt Webster as its 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. The Distinguished Alumnus Award is given annually to a graduate of the construction program who graduated a minimum of ten years prior to receiving the award. BCN Distinguished Alumni …

Oviedo Medical Center holds ribbon cutting for Baldwin Park Freestanding ER

Orlando, Fla. – Oviedo Medical Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony for CPPI’s new Baldwin Park Freestanding Emergency Room project on Monday, April 15th. The new 10,358-square-foot ER facility, located at the Southeast corner of Hanging Moss and N. Semoran Boulevard, features 11 private patient care rooms, a full laboratory, and X-Ray and CT rooms. …

St. Francis Pet Care holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new clinic

Gainesville, Fla. – On Sunday, March 24th, St. Francis Pet Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony  for the opening of its new clinic, built by Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI). The 2,100 square foot facility will aid St. Francis Pet Care’s mission to provide free non-emergency veterinary care, medications, and food for the animals of …

CPPI completes expansion of Exactech Manufacturing Building

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed Gainesville-based joint reconstruction manufacturer Exactech, Inc.’s manufacturing building, designed by Walker Architects, Affiliated Engineers, and Structural Engineering Group. The project added over 67,000 square feet to the facility, with 15,500 square feet devoted to manufacturing and 41,500 to office and multi-use space. The project features …

CPPI completes Liberty County School System’s Bradwell Institute gymnasium renovations

Hinesville, Ga. – CPPI completed its renovation of the Liberty County School System’s Bradwell Institute gymnasium and locker room this week. The updated facility features new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems, wall modifications, new gym bleachers, new gym wood flooring, new locker rooms, group restrooms, classrooms, and coaches’ offices. The gymnasium renovation adds 200 …

CPPI donates $150,000 to UF School of Construction Management

Gainesville, Fla. – In support of the University of Florida’s inaugural Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day, CPPI made a commitment to contribute $150,000 to the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. The Stand Up & Holler initiative encouraged alumni, students, and university supporters to donate toward the UF institution of their …

Stetson University holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for CPPI-built aquatic center

DeLand, Fla. – On February 14th, Stetson University held a ribbon cutting to officially open the Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center. Located seven miles from the university’s main campus on the banks of Lake Beresford, the two-story, 110,000 square foot building holds classrooms as well as storage for a variety of boats, devoting space to environmental …

CPPI completes International Parkway Freestanding Emergency Room in Sanford

Sanford, Fla. – CPPI completed the construction of a new freestanding emergency room for Central Florida Regional Hospital, an affiliate of HCA North Florida. The 11,610 square foot facility is located on a 28 acre site on International Parkway at the intersection with Wilson Road. The freestanding ER houses 12 emergency room beds, a dedicated …

Project Profile: University of Central Florida Research I

From Building Central Florida magazine, January/February 2019 edition, featuring CPPI’s University of Central Florida Research I project: January marks one year since the University of Central Florida’s Research I Building opened its doors to UCF faculty and colleagues from various colleges and centers. Together with architect Ponikvar & Associates and engineer of-record Moses & Associates, …

CPPI breaks ground on Sarasota Memorial’s Radiation Oncology Center

Sarasota, Fla. – Tampa-based Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI), in association with Willis Smith Construction, officially broke ground on the new Sarasota Memorial Hospital Radiation Oncology Center today. The center will be built on the health system’s University Parkway/Honore Avenue campus in Sarasota. The single story, 17,687-square-foot radiation oncology center will house two state-of-the-art linear …

CPPI awarded Orange Park Medical Center expansion and renovation contract

Orange Park, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) was recently awarded Orange Park Medical Center’s vertical tower expansion and kitchen renovation contract. The project will have three parts, including a 101,435-square-foot vertical tower expansion, a 17,501-square-foot kitchen expansion and renovation, and a 5,116-square-foot CEP expansion and renovation. The vertical tower expansion will add four …

CPPI completes Alachua Brammer Bio renovations

Alachua, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) began 2019 with the completion of renovations at manufacturing company Brammer Bio’s Alachua location last week. The 7,756-square-foot renovation converted existing space to lab and office-specific areas. Brammer Bio’s renovation includes a new structural steel rooftop platform and new air handler unit (AHU), with associated mechanical work, …

CPPI appoints new Chief Financial Officer Evan McKeown

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) announced today that Evan McKeown is joining the construction management firm as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). McKeown joins CPPI from All Phase Services, Inc., where he was Chief Financial Officer and HR Manager. McKeown brings over 30 years of financial, tax, and business advisory experience …

CPPI’s UF Innovate | The Hub Phase II certified LEED Gold

Gainesville, Fla. – The second phase of CPPI’s UF Innovate | The Hub at the University of Florida recently received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the 78th LEED certified project at the University of Florida, maintaining the university’s standard for the most LEED certified projects of any public …

The Refuge – A Healing Place opens new CPPI-built detoxification facility

Ocklawaha, Fla. – Acadia Healthcare’s The Refuge – A Healing Place celebrated the grand opening of its new medical detoxification building with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 30th on their Ocklawaha campus. The 10,778 square foot detox building will serve drug and alcohol addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients. The Refuge’s new …

CPPI’s Brian Leslie places 10th in national Real Men Wear Pink fundraising campaign

Gainesville, Fla. – CPPI President/Principal Brian Leslie finished his American Cancer Society Real Men Wear Pink fundraising campaign with a tenth place national ranking. During his three month campaign, Brian raised $42,333 for breast cancer treatment and prevention, finishing first among the eight Gainesville Real Men Wear Pink candidates. The Real Men Wear Pink campaign, …

CPPI Savannah hosts Open House at new Manger Building office

Savannah, Ga. – CPPI Savannah hosted an Open House event at the company’s new Manger Building office location on Wednesday. The event provided an opportunity for CPPI to welcome visitors to the new space, and to network with many local partners and clients. After completing significant renovations, the CPPI team moved into the seventh floor …

CPPI honored with two Eagle awards from ABC Central Florida

Orlando, Fla. – CPPI received two Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards at the Central Florida ABC Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on October 20th. The awards recognize CPPI’s University of Central Florida Research I and Lake-Sumter State College South Lake Campus Nursing and Science Facility projects. UCF Research I is a 109,575 square foot, three-story interdisciplinary …

CPPI’s Brian Leslie ranked third in country for American Cancer Society fundraising

Gainesville, Fla.  – CPPI President/Principal Brian Leslie is ranked third in the United States for the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink fundraising campaign, with $36,779 raised thus far. Out of hundreds of Real Men Wear Pink fundraisers across the country, Brian’s total comes in behind only Grant Navarre of Southwest Louisiana and Tom …

Resource Rich: UF Innovate | The HUB offers even more after doubling in size

From Mark S. Long, Business in Greater Gainesville, featuring CPPI’s 100,000 square-foot UF Innovate | The Hub project In January, The Hub opened the doors to an expansion that doubled the building to 100,000 square feet. The mixed-use business incubator has served startup companies in biomedicine, agricultural technology, food sciences, information technology and other areas …

CPPI hosts SMPS marketing webinar event at new Savannah location

Savannah, GA. – On September 27, 2018, CPPI hosted the Coastal Committee of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Atlanta as they rebroadcast “The Essentials of Branding,” a boot camp webinar providing tips on creating a brand that stands out in the marketplace, creates loyalty, and remains true to mission, values, and ideals. The event …

CPPI holds Trade Partner Appreciation Luncheon onsite at Exactech, Inc.

Gainesville, Fla. – On September 21, 2018, CPPI held its Trade Partner Appreciation Luncheon onsite at the Exactech, Inc. manufacturing building expansion. The luncheon was an opportunity to celebrate the topping out of the building, and to thank CPPI’s trade partners for their contributions to the project’s success. Luncheon attendees enjoyed a barbecue lunch, raffle, …

CPPI completes new Georgia Southern University Interdisciplinary Academic Building

Statesboro, Ga. – Georgia Southern University celebrated the completion of its new Interdisciplinary Academic Building (IAB) with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, September 12th. The 110,000 square foot building will house interior design, fashion merchandising and apparel design, history, and foreign language departments. Designed by architecture firm HOK, the building’s construction features slanted corbel …

CPPI completes UCF Athletics additions as 2018 football season begins

Orlando, Fla. – CPPI recently completed the construction of the Garvy Center for Student-Athlete Nutrition at the University of Central Florida. The facility will provide meals and cater to the nutritional needs of UCF student athletes. The Center includes a 2,700 square foot kitchen, a 5,900 square foot dining room, and additional space, totaling nearly …

CPPI awarded Hillsborough Community College continuing services contract

Tampa, Fla. – CPPI was recently awarded a continuing services contract for construction management services with Hillsborough Community College (HCC). As a continuing services contractor, CPPI will be eligible for work on various projects that may arise at any of HCC’s eleven campus locations. “CPPI has been a long-standing supporter of Hillsborough Community College. Our …

CPPI ranked 54th in annual ENR Southeast Top Contractors list

Gainesville, Fla. – Engineering and construction news magazine Engineering News-Record recently released its Southeast Top Contractors 2018 list, ranking CPPI at #54. CPPI moved up 16 spots to the #54 ranking from #70 in 2017. The ENR list featured the 36-bed Observational Unit Expansion at the Medical Center of Trinity in Trinity, Florida as CPPI’s largest …

UF Health holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new Springhill Building III

Gainesville, Fla. – On Monday, July 30th, UF Health hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Springhill Building III, the latest addition to the Springhill healthcare campus on 39th avenue in northwest Gainesville. Completed by CPPI over a month ahead of schedule, Springhill Building III is a 70,500 square foot medical office building that will provide …

CPPI’s Matt Webster presents at annual FEFPA Summer Conference

Boca Raton, Fla. – CPPI’s Executive Vice President Matt Webster presented to Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association (FEFPA) attendees twice over the course of the Association’s annual summer conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. On Monday, July 9th, Webster and Institute of Public Safety (IPS) at Santa Fe College (SFC) Director Tom Ackerman …

CPPI completes University of Florida 720 Building renovation project

Gainesville, Fla. – CPPI recently completed the 24,000 square foot renovation of the University of Florida 720 Building. With design partners Walker Architects and Moses & Associates, CPPI renovated the second and third floors of the five-story building to provide new office and meeting spaces for the UF IT Department. Highlights of the 720 Building’s …

CPPI and Exactech, Inc. celebrate opening of new parking garage

Gainesville, Fla. – On Thursday, June 14th, CPPI and Exactech, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of Exactech’s new parking garage at Exactech corporate headquarters in Gainesville. The CPPI project team and Exactech employees joined together for a reception with food and beverages on the first floor of the new garage. The parking garage facility is …

CPPI and Gainesville’s Southwest Advocacy Group Celebrate CHILD Center Opening

Gainesville, Fla. – Southwest Gainesville’s new CHILD Center, led by Gainesville’s Southwest Advocacy Group (SWAG) and constructed by CPPI, will officially open its doors in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 7th at 8:30am. The CHILD Center, or Children’s Health, Imagination, Learning, and Development Center will provide state-of-the-art early care and education experiences for …

CPPI awarded Collinsville optometry practice, The Eye Site, contract

Collinsville, Va. – CPPI was recently awarded The Eye Site design-build optometry office project for Collinsville’s Les Yeux, LLC. The project involves the demolition of The Eye Site’s existing building and the design and construction of a new 3,600 square foot eye care facility. The new Eye Site will feature nine exam rooms, a contacts …

UCF holds ribbon cutting ceremony for District Energy Plant IV

Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, May 25th, the University of Central Florida hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for District Energy Plant IV (DEP 4), located in the northeast area of the university’s campus. The ceremony included remarks from William Merck, Vice President and CFO and Curtis Wade, Director of Utilities & Energy Services. Designed by …

CPPI tops out Exactech, Inc. manufacturing building expansion project

Gainesville, Fla. – On Tuesday, May 22nd, CPPI and Exactech, Inc. celebrated the topping out of Exactech’s Manufacturing Building Expansion project. Exactech employees took their turns signing the symbolic beam in the days leading up the topping out, and it was raised to the highest point of the building onsite Tuesday afternoon at 2320 NW …

CPPI Sponsors UF Health Celebrity Gridiron Challenge Flag Football Tournament

Gainesville, Fla. – CPPI sponsored the second annual UF Health Celebrity Gridiron Challenge flag football tournament, benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network and UF Health Shands Children’s hospital. These organizations support local children with serious health conditions. Project Manager Michael Jacobi, Project Director Calvin Peterson, Project Manager Rachael Smith, Operations Support Manager Lee Hall, and Senior …

CPPI awarded Orange County Public Schools Exceptional Student Education Campus Consolidation contract

Orlando, Fla. – CPPI was recently awarded the Orange County Public Schools Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Campus Consolidation project at 1900 Matterhorne Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32818. The project involves the construction of a replacement facility for the existing Magnolia ESE School, with an addition of a new Behavior Center facility on the same site. The …

Georgia Southern’s $33.6M IAB to be complete in June

From Irwin Rapoport, Construction Equipment Guide –  Georgia Southern University’s $33.6 million Interdisciplinary Academic Building (IAB) is expected to be completed this June as Charles Perry Partners Inc. LLP (CPPI) and crews from Lavender Construction and other subcontractors are meeting their scheduled benchmarks. The new structure is located at the Georgia Southern University Campus in …

CPPI awarded HCA International Parkway Freestanding Emergency Room contract

Orlando, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for HCA’s 11,610 square foot International Parkway Freestanding Emergency Room project in Orlando. CPPI has partnered with Hereford Dooley Architects to design the fully-equipped standard freestanding ER facility, with all related site work and amenities. The project and site will also be devised for …

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System to build new cancer facilities

From Business Observer –  Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System is making headway in its plans for new cancer program facilities. This new program will involve building on facilities and services to serve patients comprehensively, including through prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care, survivorship and support. The Sarasota County Hospital Board approved a $220 million investment for …

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. celebrates 50 years in Gainesville and beyond

Gainesville, Fla – On Friday, February 16, 2018, Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) held a reception to celebrate its 50th anniversary in the general contracting/construction management/design-build industry. This year marks the company’s 50th year in the general contracting, construction management, design-build industry. Since February 5, 1968, CPPI has completed thousands of projects for healthcare, education, government …

CPPI awarded Memorial Hospital Jacksonville fifth floor build-out contract

Jacksonville, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for HCA’s nearly 25,000 square foot Memorial Hospital Jacksonville fifth floor medical/surgical patient room build-out project. The major construction project will build out the existing fifth floor of the West Tower for a new 36-bed medical/surgical unit. Vinnie Moreschi, Vice President, Healthcare Division / …

CPPI awarded Liberty County Bradwell Institute renovation contract

Hinesville, Ga – CPPI was recently selected to provide preconstruction and construction management services for Liberty County School System’s Bradwell Institute renovation project in Liberty County. The Bradwell Institute, a public high school located near the U.S. Army’s Fort Stewart, will undergo an extensive renovation to the existing gymnasium and former vocational areas. The renovations …

CPPI awarded Orange Park Medical Center Electrophysiology Lab contract

Orange Park, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for HCA’s 13,600 square foot Orange Park Medical Center Electrophysiology (EP) Lab Addition and Renovation project in Orange Park, Florida. The project will add two new EP labs, 10 prep/recovery rooms, four post-anesthesia care bays, and additional support space. Each EP lab will have …

CPPI awarded West Florida Hospital Pediatric renovation contract

Pensacola, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for HCA’s 12,100 square foot West Florida Hospital Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) renovation project in Pensacola. The major construction project will add a new 6-bed PICU to the existing fifth floor, and will make additional cosmetic upgrades to the Southwest Patient …

New Seminole State College Student Center opens in Sanford

Sanford, Fla. – On Friday, January 19th, Seminole State College held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new CPPI-built Student Center, which opened on January 2nd. Members of the CPPI team joined elected officials, community leaders, and Seminole State students and staff for the reception and tour of the building. The $25 million …

New LewisGale Freestanding ER adds Roanoke patient care alternative

Gainesville, Fla. – On Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., LewisGale Medical Center held an open house at the hospital’s new freestanding Cave Spring Emergency Room. A couple of months later, HCA and LewisGale Medical Center are seeing improved patient care, with ER wait times hovering around nine minutes. The nearly 10,000 …

CPPI awarded Gorrie Elementary School HVAC replacement contract

Tampa, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for Hillsborough County Schools’ Gorrie Elementary School HVAC replacement project in Tampa. The project consists of a replacement of DX HVAC equipment and components with a new chilled water system. This includes replacing all air handlers, variable air volume boxes, duct heaters, roof top units, …

CPPI awarded UF Health Jacksonville professional office building renovation contract

Jacksonville, Fla. – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for the 6,000 square foot UF Health Jacksonville POB second floor renovation project. The renovation began on December 11, 2017, and will develop the existing second floor interior space in preparation for a new department to move into it. The improvements will include updated …

CPPI awarded Lewis Gale Medical Center helipad expansion contract

Roanoke, Va. – January 15, 2018 – CPPI was recently selected as the construction manager for the $2.3 million HCA helipad expansion project at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Roanoke. The expansion project will add a new elevator tower and helipad structure above the third level of the existing emergency room/operating room suite at Lewis …

New NFRMC Millhopper Freestanding ER Brings Better Patient Care

Gainesville, Fla. – On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5 p.m., HCA held the grand opening ceremony for the newly completed Millhopper Freestanding Emergency Room. Representatives from HCA, North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC), CPPI, and others joined together to celebrate the new facility. A little over a month later, HCA and NFRMC are seeing improved …

CPPI’s Eric Drummond named Builder’s Association of North Central Florida President

Gainesville, Fla. – On December 8th, 2017, Eric Drummond, project director at CPPI, was installed as the 2018 Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF) president. Drummond will serve his one year term as the association’s 62nd president. Drummond was installed by CPPI’s executive vice president/principal and past BANCF president, Matt Webster, at the 62nd …

SSU holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new CPPI-built science buildings

Savannah, Ga. – October 20, 2017 – On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2 p.m., Savannah State University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on campus for two new science buildings, marking their official opening. The Science and Technology Building is a two-story, 30,000 square foot laboratory facility. It will house engineering technology and chemistry laboratories, …

Egnyte Customer Summit

June 20, 2017
Brad Buckles, CPPI’s Director of Technology, spoke to tech industry CIOs, CTOs, and IT directors from all over the world at Egnyte’s annual Customer Summit in San Francisco. He spoke alongside companies such as Microsoft and Facebook on root cause analysis and best tech practices.

Girls on the Run CGA

April 29, 2017
Team members from CPPI’s Savannah office participated in the Girls on the Run CGA 5k event, celebrating girls’ empowerment.