CPPI Completes North Florida Regional Medical South Tower Expansion

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the last phase of the North Florida Regional Medical Center South Tower Expansion project. The project consisted of the addition of three floors atop the south tower of the facility, which added 78 new private patient rooms. The makeup of specialties for the rooms includes …

CPPI Completes Business Operations Center for Pegasus Technologies, Inc.

Green Cove Springs, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed a business operations center for Pegasus Technologies, Inc., at the Reynolds Airpark in Clay County, Florida. The 25,000 square-foot facility features extensive office and training space for the company, which offers aviation services and products to clients on a world-wide basis. The facility …

CPPI Awarded Excellence in Construction Award for Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is proud to announce that it was awarded an Excellence in Construction Eagle Award for Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s new Radiation Oncology Center at the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter’s Annual Awards Presentation Banquet in May. The state-of-the-art outpatient facility, part of the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute at …

Idylwild Elementary School Addition and Renovation Underway

May 2021 Update: Building 17 is sailing along at the Alachua County Public Schools’ Idylwild Elementary School Redesign and Redevelopment project. Foundations and exterior walls are complete, and slab-on-grade and structural steel are underway. In Buildings 2 & 7: MEP rough-in is underway with drywall installation right behind. The rest of the existing buildings are …

David Hamilton Joins CPPI as Vice President in Southeastern Georgia and South Carolina

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to welcome David Hamilton as the Vice President and Regional Manager in our Savannah, Georgia office. As a veteran industry professional, Hamilton brings more than 30 years of construction knowledge to CPPI and has been extensively involved in developing and supporting strategic business objectives in the Southeast region’s …

CPPI Completes Multi-Phase Expansion at Medical Center of Trinity

Trinity, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the multi-phase Women’s Services & Surgical Expansion and Renovation project at the Medical Center of Trinity in Pasco County, Florida. The final phase included a more than 1,000 square-foot horizontal expansion at the 2nd floor level to create an additional, brand-new C-Section Operating Room, as …

CPPI Begins Construction on Gators’ Soccer and Lacrosse Team Building

Courtesy of Mary Howard/University of Florida Athletic Association Gainesville, Fla. – Both Gator soccer and lacrosse scored a major goal as work started last week on a $7.4 million expansion to the team building at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. This expansion of the current building includes completely new team spaces for Gator soccer and upgrades …

CPPI Breaks Ground at LewisGale Medical Center Blue Hills ER

Roanoke, Va. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) joined together with members of the LewisGale Regional Health System and the Roanoke community to break ground on the LewisGale Medical Center Blue Hills FSER on Monday. The brand new 10,000-square-foot free-standing emergency department will be the second of its kind in Southwest Virginia, according to a …

CPPI and Ducere Construction Services Join The Inclusive Gainesville Initiative

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Inclusive Gainesville, a new initiative launched with the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce to take a community-wide approach to equitable economic development and inclusion. Operating through a partnership between several local businesses and the Chamber, this initiative will focus on …

Brian Carswell Joins CPPI as Healthcare Superintendent

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Carswell as a Superintendent to our Healthcare Division. Carswell brings more than 15 years of construction expertise to the firm, particularly in serving the nation’s top healthcare service providers. He is certified in Construction Infection Control Training and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Planning. …

CPPI Breaks Ground at Capital Regional Medical Center

Tallahassee, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) gathered with staff and leadership of Capital Regional Medical Center recently to break ground on a new Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Center. CPPI was selected as the provider of Preconstruction and Construction Management services for the new facility, as well as a renovation of the Neonatal Intensive Care …

CPPI Breaks Ground at UF Health’s Florida Surgical Center for 23-Hour Unit Addition

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently broke ground at the UF Health Florida Surgical Center for a 23-Hour Unit Addition project in Gainesville, Fla. This new 7,970-square-foot overnight stay patient unit will feature 10 private, postoperative rooms, a lounge, and a covered pick-up drive and entry. The addition also includes a nurses’ …

Steve Baranello Joins CPPI as Senior Superintendent in Georgia and South Carolina

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Baranello as a Senior Superintendent in the southeastern regions of Georgia and South Carolina. Baranello brings more than 20 years of experience in managing construction projects for commercial, K-12, higher education, and healthcare clients. He is certified in OSHA 30, ICRA Awareness …

Blake Medical Center Breaks Ground on Addition and Renovation

From James A. Jones Jr. for The Bradenton Herald – Bradenton, Fla. – Blake Medical Center broke ground Thursday on a hospital expansion that will add four new operating rooms and 11 post-anesthesia bays. The project also will expand and upgrade existing surgical support space, and expand the intensive care unit to 43 beds, an increase …

Teri Tipton Joins CPPI as Senior Project Manager in Healthcare Division

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce that Teri Tipton has joined the company as a Senior Project Manager to our Healthcare Division. With more than 25 years of experience, Tipton has managed numerous healthcare construction projects for the nation’s top healthcare service providers. Some notable projects include Boston Medical Center and the …

CPPI Ranked in Top 10 of Northeast Florida’s Top Contractors

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) was chosen as one of the top ten firms in the inaugural Top Contractors edition of the Jacksonville Daily Record and JaxDailyRecord.com. CPPI placed No. 9 out of 29 participating contractors. According to their website, the newspaper compiled a list of the top contractors based on 2020 revenue that were based …

CPPI Completes Orlando Health Scripts Pharmacy Renovation in Ocoee

Ocoee, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed a renovation of the Orlando Health Scripts Specialty Pharmacy in Ocoee. The 9,500 square-foot renovation transformed an unoccupied space that was previously the Orlando Health Cancer Institute into a community pharmacy serving patients with specialty medications, personalized care, and in-depth education on treatment, according to Orlando …

Olivia Frick Tapped to Head Business Development in North Florida and Southeastern Georgia and South Carolina

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivia Frick to Director of Business Development. Since joining CPPI in 2018, Frick has overseen various strategic growth opportunities in the North Florida and southeastern regions of Georgia and South Carolina. Her comprehensive knowledge in marketing, business development strategy, and construction management has …

CPPI’s Daytona State College Palm Coast Project to Accommodate Additional Nursing Students

Palm Coast, Fla. – The Alan Smolen Center remodel project, overseen by Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) and DLR Group, will provide space for 90 additional students at Daytona State College’s nursing program once complete, according to an article in the Palm Coast Observer. Located at the college’s Flagler County campus, the 16,660 square-foot renovation will consist …

Matt Wozniak Joins CPPI as Senior Project Manager in North Florida

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to welcome Matt Wozniak as a Senior Project Manager in our North Florida region. Wozniak has more than 15 years of experience managing major construction projects for healthcare, K-12, higher education, and commercial clients. He will oversee the day to day activities of projects while assisting in the …

Holly Duke Joins CPPI as Business Development Manager

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce the addition of Holly Duke as a Business Development Manager in the Central Florida region. A 20-year veteran of the industry, Duke brings to the company comprehensive knowledge of marketing, business development strategy, and client partnerships. Duke is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and …

CPPI Completes Va. Tech’s BETR Facility

Blacksburg, Va. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Bovine Extension, Teaching and Research (BETR) facility at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. The project included a 5,148 square-foot open-air arena to serve as live-animal instructional space and a 3,640 square foot traditional classroom space with administrative offices and restroom facilities. The facility will …

CPPI Completes Expansion and Renovation of Pepin Academy New Port Richey Campus

New Port Richey, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Pepin Academy of Pasco County expansion and renovation project on the Academy’s New Port Richey campus. The project added two new classroom buildings and a multi-purpose administrative building to its existing campus. Each of the new classroom buildings houses 11 classrooms. The …

CPPI Begins Construction on the Culinary Institute of the South

Bluffton, S.C. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is thrilled to announce that we have begun to construct the Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Culinary Institute of the South. The Institute, which will accommodate 300 students, will feature a 26,000-square-foot culinary training facility with six academic classrooms, two teaching kitchens, a baking lab, a lecture …

CPPI Completes Final Phase of Exactech, Inc. Renovation

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the final phase of renovations to Exactech, Inc., the Gainesville-based joint reconstruction manufacturer. The renovation spanned 35,000 square feet inside the company’s flagship corporate headquarters and included 15,500 square feet of open, modern office space with various breakout work spaces and conference rooms. One key architectural …

Kelly George Joins CPPI as Director of Human Resources

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is pleased to announce that Kelly George has joined the executive team as Director of Human Resources. Ms. George will be responsible for all aspects of CPPI’s human resources strategy, including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and leadership development. “Kelly is a results-focused leader and …

CPPI Completes UF Health Surgical Center – The Oaks

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners (CPPI) recently completed the UF Health Surgical Center – The Oaks. A leading-edge surgical center for eye and ear, nose and throat patients, the facility is the second phase of UF Health The Oaks, a reimagined 139,000-square-foot former Sears space transformed into a premier health care facility now offering …

CPPI Completes New Wildwood Police Department Headquarters

Wildwood, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Wildwood Police Department. The department celebrated the facility’s opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 3. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster and Wildwood Mayor Ed Wolf were among the special guests in attendance that spoke at the event. The brand new, 14,000 square-foot headquarters features …

CPPI Completes Prairie View Elementary Renovation, Starts Up Idylwild Elementary Construction

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed a 72,000 square-foot renovation of Prairie View Elementary School in order to bring students back into the facility after several years of it being unoccupied. A key element of the Prairie View Elementary School renovation was a full-scale HVAC upgrade, including a new chiller, 38 …

CPPI honored with ABC First Coast Eagle Award

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) received an Excellence in Construction Eagle Award at the Florida First Coast Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on August 14. This year the event was virtual. The award recognized UF Health The Oaks, a cutting-edge ophthalmology (eye specialties), otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat, including allergy) and audiology facility built into a 139,000-square-foot …

CPPI Leads in Construction that Facilitates Innovation

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida recently ranked no. 1 nationally in innovation impact, according to a report released by the George W. Bush Institute and the Opus Faveo Innovation Development consulting firm. Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is thrilled to be at the forefront of the construction of buildings that facilitate these innovation …

CPPI Completes UCF Student Union Expansion and Renovation

Orlando, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the final phases of a 32,794 square-foot expansion and renovation at the University of Central Florida’s Student Union. Known as the “Heart of Campus,” the Orlando Campus Student Union now features a new, second-floor common space with ample seating and a Starbucks storefront for students …

Superintendent Mike Simzisko Joins CPPI’s Healthcare Division

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is thrilled to announce that Mike Simzisko has joined the company as a Senior Superintendent in our Healthcare Division. With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Simzisko has overseen the construction at several of the nation’s leading healthcare facilities throughout Colorado and the Southeast. He brings …

CPPI Completes New Kitchen and Central Energy Plant at Orange Park Medical Center

Orange Park, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Kitchen and Central Energy Plant (CEP) renovation and expansion at Orange Park Medical Center (OPMC), an HCA Healthcare facility in Orange Park, a suburb of Jacksonville, Fla. With a full cafeteria and kitchen remodel, the existing kitchen square footage was doubled, and all …

An Anniversary of Note: The Refuge – A Healing Place

Ocklawaha, Fla. – It’s coming up on two years since Charles Perry Partners Inc. (CPPI) completed Acadia Healthcare’s The Refuge – A Healing Place. The Refuge is a premier facility that treats adults with depression, PTSD, addiction, eating disorders, and co‑occurring disorders. The Healing Place addition was created to assist The Refuge in housing patients …

CPPI Completes Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center on University Parkway

Sarasota, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center on University Parkway. This state-of-the-art outpatient facility began serving patients on August 3. With two TrueBeam linear accelerators for external beam radiation, a CT simulator, integrative care services to support holistic patient care, and radiation oncology physician offices, the …

Inaugural CPPI Scholarship Recipients Awarded $3,000

Press release via the Community Foundation of North Central Florida On behalf of the Charles Perry Partners Incorporated Scholarship Fund, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural scholarship.  These three young people exemplify academic excellence, community involvement, and dedication to success.  Each of them will receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their …

Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion – Randal Park Reaches Construction Milestone

Orlando, Fla. – The Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion – Randal Park project is topped out! The concrete structure recently reached a construction milestone by placing the last of the elevated decks and stair tower containing more than 3,500 cubic yards of concrete. The CPPI team is now focusing on underground utilities at …

Pepin Academy Project Celebrates First Concrete Placement

New Port Richey, Fla. – The Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) team at the Pepin Academy project in New Port Richey, Fla., recently celebrated their first concrete placements. After the initial removal of six portable classroom buildings, the team placed the concrete pads for all three planned buildings in early May. Prefabricated steel placement has …

CPPI Celebrates Phase 1 Completion of Orange Park Medical Center Bed Tower Expansion Project

Orange Park, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently celebrated the completion of Phase 1 of the Orange Park Medical Center (OPMC) Bed Tower Expansion project, an HCA Healthcare facility in Orange Park, a suburb of Jacksonville, Fla. Just as Florida has begun to ease some of its restrictions at health care facilities in …

CPPI Completes Helipad Expansion Project at LewisGale Medical Center in Virginia

Salem, Va. – CPPI recently completed a $2.3 million Helipad Expansion Project at LewisGale Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare facility in Salem, Virginia. The project included an elevator tower on the outside of the 3-story structure with a tie-in on the ground floor into the Emergency Department. The ground floor also has new office space …

OCPS ESE Campus Magnolia School Entering Home Stretch

Orlando, Fla. – Orange County Public School’s Magnolia School at the ESE Campus Consolidation project continues to make great strides toward its planned completion in early June. All drywall work is nearing completion. Wall texture and painting are following right behind the drywall finish work. Permanent power is now available, and chiller and air handler …

Savannah’s New Hampstead K-8 School Project Celebrates First Pour

Savannah, Ga. – The CPPI team at Savannah’s New Hampstead Kindergarten through 8th Grade School project recently celebrated their first concrete pours. With the rain finally letting up after a very wet winter, the team poured the concrete slabs for the lower school (K-5), cafeteria, gymnasium, and the main corridor. The masons are now going …

CPPI & Miller Electric Celebrate Successful Electrical Shutdown at North Florida Regional Medical Center

Gainesville, Fla. – Last week at North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC), months of planning resulted in a flawlessly-executed electrical shutdown to tie in the emergency and equipment electrical system for the three new floors of the South Tower Expansion. A huge shout out goes to the hard-working team from Miller Electric Company for preparing to …

Bo Diddley Plaza Improvements Now Complete in Downtown Gainesville

Gainesville, Fla. – CPPI recently completed improvements on several sections of brick pathways at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The pathways – one between Southeast First Avenue and the stage, and the other, west of the stage near Southeast First Street – had become uneven after the bricks settled, according to the City of …

CPPI Completes Fourth Parking Garage on North Florida Regional Campus

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed a Design-Build parking garage on the HCA Healthcare North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) campus. The ground-plus-six level garage is more than 280,000 square feet and features 846 parking spaces, 2 elevators, and a new paved pathway from the garage to the NFRMC Women’s Center …

CPPI Holds Topping Out Ceremony to Celebrate Milestone at Orange Park Medical Center

Orange Park, Fla. – CPPI (Charles Perry Partners, Inc.) celebrated a significant milestone last week at the Orange Park Medical Center (OPMC) Bed Tower Expansion project. After numerous medical staff and subcontractors signed a decorated beam, an excited crowd saw it placed in the mechanical penthouse on Thursday morning during beautiful weather conditions. Shortly after …

Ocala Health Maricamp Freestanding Emergency Room Now Open

Ocala, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently finished the Ocala Health Maricamp Freestanding Emergency Room project in Marion County. The facility opened its doors in September, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house celebration. Maricamp ER represents Ocala Health’s latest effort to expand its number of access points throughout Marion County. The new, …

CPPI Takes Home Top Honors at Annual BANCF Banquet

Gainesville, Fla. – CPPI brought in top honors at the annual Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF) Installation Banquet in early December. The organization, which represents the residential and commercial building industry, has a membership of more than 600 businesses, as well as their employees. Project Director Eric Drummond was named the 2019 Builder …

Ocala Heath’s Summerfield Freestanding Emergency Room Expansion Now Complete

Ocala, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the expansion of Ocala Heath’s Summerfield Freestanding Emergency Room. The project added eight exam rooms, new waiting and triage rooms, and extended the nurse’s station. The one-story facility serves more than 15,000 patients annually. ### Ranked one of Engineering News-Record’s 2019 “Top Contractors,” Charles Perry Partners, …

CPPI and Santa Fe College Hand Over Keys to Completed Habitat for Humanity Home

Gainesville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) had the honor of handing over the keys of a new Alachua Habitat for Humanity house to its owner Anjulique and her children. The home was built by construction students and apprentices at Santa Fe College’s Charles R. Perry Construction Institute, and was sponsored by CPPI. Anjulique …

CPPI of Georgia and Ducere Construction Services Complete Mentor-Protégé 2019 Program in Savannah Region

Savannah, Ga. – CPPI of Georgia and Ducere Construction Services, Inc. (DCS), are proud to announce this year’s graduates of the Savannah region’s Mentor-Protégé Program. Our Executive Vice President/Principal Matt Webster and Markesia Thomas-Akinbami, chief executive of DCS, joined together to offer several dedicated local firms mentorship in business strategy with scheduling, production planning, subcontracting …

HCA Healthcare’s Millenia Freestanding Emergency Room opens to the public

Orlando, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed the Osceola Regional Medical Center’s Millenia Freestanding Emergency Room. The facility opened to the public in the Millenia area of Orlando on Sept. 18 after a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 10,820-square-foot project features 11 beds, a CT scan, ultrasound and x-ray equipment, an on-site laboratory, and …

CPPI Honored with ABC Central Florida Eagle Awards

Orlando, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) received two Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards at the ABC Central Florida Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on October 26. The awards recognize the Orlando Health/UF Health Cancer Center and the University of Central Florida (UCF) District Energy Plant IV facilities. In addition, CPPI received an Award of …

CPPI honored with ABC First Coast Eagle Award

Jacksonville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) received an Excellence in Construction Eagle Award at the ABC Florida First Coast Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on August 23rd. The award recognizes CPPI’s Georgia Southern University (GSU) Interdisciplinary Academic Building (IAB), located in Statesboro, Georgia. GSU’s new 110,000 square foot IAB houses interior design, fashion merchandising, …

CPPI awarded Savannah-Chatham County Public School System New Hampstead K-8 School contract

Savannah, Ga. – CPPI was awarded Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s New Hampstead K-8 School contract last week. The 175,000 square foot school project will involve the construction of three buildings, site improvements, and a connector road to New Hampstead High School, located on the same property. The New Hampstead K-8 School is expected to …

NFRMC to host topping out ceremony for south tower expansion project

Story via North Florida Regional Medical Center Gainesville, Fla. – North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) and Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) will be holding a Topping Out Ceremony to celebrate the milestones made in the South Tower Expansion Project on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. All of the metal framework for the new …

Orange Park Medical Center to Break Ground on $62 Million Patient Tower

Press release via OPMC, Carrie Turansky Orange Park, FL., (June 24th, 2019) – On Thursday, June 27th at 10:30am leadership from Orange Park Medical Center will break ground on a new 101,435 square foot tower that will house 48 patient beds for medical and surgical patients, bringing Orange Park Medical Center’s total number of licensed …

CPPI completes West Florida Hospital Fifth Floor PICU renovation

Pensacola, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) recently completed its renovation of West Florida Hospital’s fifth floor Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The 6,045-square-foot renovation project created a new 6-bed PICU to the existing fifth floor. The six-room PICU space underwent a full renovation, including new walls, ceiling, flooring, and bathroom locations. Renovation of …

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 and a Merit Award at the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Annual Awards Presentation Banquet on May 3rd. The awards recognized the following projects completed by CPPI: Santa Fe College Kirkpatrick Center Institute of Public Safety Expansion (Eagle), University of Florida Innovation Hub Phase II …

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 …

Alachua Habitat for Humanity’s ninth Santa Fe house ready for its foundation

Article via Jocelyn Peskin, Alachua Habitat for Humanity Gainesville, Fla. – A new Alachua Habitat for Humanity house built by construction students and apprentices at Santa Fe College’s Charles R. Perry Construction Institute will be delivered to its destination site at 2207 SE 36 Terrace on Tuesday, April 23. The house is estimated to arrive …

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’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.