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Remembering Doug Smith: 1994-2021

February 1st, 2021

We are heartbroken to report that our dynamic family company patriarch and former President, Doug Smith, passed away last Friday. Even after Doug passed on his presidential torch in 2004, he continued to serve in the role of father figure, sounding board, and champion for Ajax.

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FAMU’s New CASS Building Takes Shape as Centerpiece for Student Services

January 12th, 2021

Thanks to the Tallahassee Democrat for this in depth article about the new Center for Access & Student Success, our project with JRA Architects.

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Ajax Building Created a Modern Police Department Building for Georgia Tech

December 11th, 2020

"Ajax won an Excellence Award in the General Contractor Institutional $5 million to $15 million category of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia Inc.'s Excellence in Construction Awards for its work on the Georgia Tech Police Department Facility.

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UF to Begin Construction on Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

December 10th, 2020

We are very excited about this project - the University of Florida Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Technology. We are equally excited to be working with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson again, our AE partners on the Florida State University Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Building project completed last year.

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Maclay School in Tallahassee to Open $7.5 million New Classroom Wing

December 4th, 2020

Thanks to the Tallahassee Democrat for covering the recently completed Beck Family Innovation Center at Maclay School with Elliott Marshall Innes, P.A. "Tallahassee's Maclay School is opening a 20,000 square foot classroom wing this week that cost $7.5 million to build — and includes a 210-gallon saltwater aquarium.

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The Backyard Sports Complex at KWHS

December 2nd, 2020

The Key West Citizen reports, "Construction continues on The Backyard sports complex at Key West High School. The project, which is slated for completion next month, includes new bleachers and press boxes, new turf on the girls softball field, at left, and the multipurpose main field that will host lacrosse, football and track and field events.

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Construction Begins on Alachua County Fairgrounds, Extension Office in Newberry

October 16th, 2020

From The Gainesville Sun (Emily Mavrakis) "After decades of searching for a new home for the Alachua County fairgrounds and county extension services, a Newberry project is finally underway to replace the former site next year.

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Ajax Building Company, LLC Named to ABC’s Top-performing U.S. Commercial and Industrial Construction Contractors List

May 27th, 2020

March 11, 2020 —Ajax Building Company, LLC of Midway, FL was ranked 93 on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2020 Top Performers list and 49 on the Top 120 General Contractors, which recognizes ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence, ranked by work hours.

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Construction on Schedule for Venice Public Safety Complex

March 23rd, 2020

“I can’t say enough about Ajax Building Company/Tandem Construction; they’ve been phenomenal keeping us on budget and on schedule,” Venice Police Lt. Rob Goodson, the department representative on the project, said during a tour of the construction site Thursday. “There’s a lot of work done to make that happen.

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Ajax Building Company, LLC Awards Best Subcontractors of 2019

February 25th, 2020

Ajax Building Company, LLC Awards Best Subcontractors of 2019 21 Trade Partners of Excellence in Seven Regions (Tallahassee, FL) February 25, 2020: Ajax Building Company, LLC is pleased to honor the exceptional work and dedication of 21 subcontractors who helped projects from the Florida Keys to South Carolina achieve the Ajax standard of excellence.

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Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Preview Tour of the FAMU CASS Project

February 25th, 2020

February 24th, 2020 - It was an exciting morning yesterday at the Florida A&M University Center for Access & Student Success (CASS) jobsite, as Governor Ron DeSantis came for a preview tour. In May of last year, FAMU was eagerly awaiting decision about the remaining almost $25 million needed to finish the CASS project already underway. Luckily, Gov.

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Inside FSU’s New Science Building

February 14th, 2020

From the Tallahassee Democrat - "The Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science building is spacious inside with several amenities designed for research, as well as aesthetics. At seven stories, it succeeds Doak Campbell Stadium as the highest point on campus and towers over Tennessee Street, even though that is considered the rear of the building.

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The Ribbon’s Been Cut on the Brand New FSU Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science Building

February 13th, 2020

On February 12, 2020, the ribbon was cut on the brand new 130,500 square foot EOAS building. Many might not know that this exciting day was a long time coming.

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Five Things to Know About the Forthcoming Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County

January 30th, 2020

Spectrum Bay News 9 was also on site Monday for the Topping Out event and Sarah Blazonis sums up this exciting project with five key points.

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Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County Holds Topping Out Party

January 29th, 2020

January 28th, 2020 - To thank the incredible subs and vendors working so hard on the Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County, we held our traditional Topping Out party and lunch.

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City of Fort Walton Beach Announces Grand Opening of New Field Office Complex

December 20th, 2019

On December 18th, the City of Fort Walton Beach, Ajax Building Company, and Sam Marshall Architects hosted a ribbon cutting, lunch and tours of the brand new Field Office Complex at 7 Hollywood Blvd and the corner of Jet Drive. The new Field Office Complex totals 48,493 gross square feet and is located on an 8.

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Ajax Building Company Earns Five Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors North Florida Chapter

November 22nd, 2019

Every year Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) holds an Excellence in Construction (EIC) competition in which they honor exceptional projects based on vision, innovation, execution, safety, quality control and degree of difficulty. Ajax received four (4) awards for recent projects and a Platinum level STEP Award for Safety by the Associated Builders and Contractors North Florida Chapter.

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Ajax Building Company, Sam Marshall Architects and HOK Join the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners to Break Ground on the New Judicial Complex

November 13th, 2019

Milton, FL – November 13, 2019 - Ajax Building Company, Sam Marshall Architects and HOK proudly joined the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners in an exciting groundbreaking ceremony for the forthcoming Santa Rose County Judicial Center Complex today.

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FDACS Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab Now Open

October 9th, 2019

Ajax Building Company and Reynolds, Smith & Hills (RS&H) proudly presented the brand new Bronson Animal Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FLDACS) in an exciting ribbon cutting ceremony on October 3rd.

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New Florida State Student Union Progress Picks Up

August 20th, 2019

The new Florida State University Student Union is at about 70% complete. "Matt Ducatt, Oglesby Union Director, said it is important to understand the new student union complex — which removes the multibuilding model people are used to — will be “transformative” for the campus of Florida State University.

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