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Ajax Building Company Named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC, Achieving Elite Status in Safety, Education and Culture

October 12th, 2021

Tallahassee, Florida, October 6, 2021—Ajax Building Company, LLC of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina today announced that it has again been named an Accredited Quality Contractor by Associated Builders and Contractors, the 13th year it has earned the prestigious credential for its commitment to corporate responsibility.

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TPD headquarters construction providing new opportunities

October 12th, 2021

Channing Frampton of WTXL-ABC 27 Tallahassee spoke with both Ajax Building Company Vice President, Jay Smith and Haggai Construction President, Kenneth Taite, about the forthcoming new Tallahassee Police Department headquarters, replacing Northwood Centre Mall, and the opportunities it will offer the community.

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FSU’S new Student Union draws from the past while rising toward the future

September 23rd, 2021

“The original University Union building opened in 1952 when enrollment at FSU was less than 5,000 students! .When the new Student Union project is completed, it will be an amazing asset to our students and a hub for collaboration and engagement on campus,” said Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs.

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New Switlik Opens

September 23rd, 2021

On Tuesday September 21st, Monroe County School District's Stanley Switlik Elementary celebrated its 50th anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony of the brand new school! A time capsule was also created/buried by students and staff that will be reopened in 2046.

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Ajax Building Company Receives 2021 Best of Fort Myers Award

August 30th, 2021

FORT MYERS August 23, 2021 -- Ajax Building Company has been selected for the 2021 Best of Fort Myers Award in the General Contractor category by the Fort Myers Award Program. Each year, the Fort Myers Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.

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Farewell, Northwood

August 11th, 2021

Tallahassee's first indoor mall has started to come down, as of Tuesday August 10th, to make way for the brand new City of Tallahassee Police Department headquarters. Northwood Centre is definitely a part of Tallahassee history because it originally opened in 1969. Repurposing the building for this new facility was not possible since several renovations created an "incongruent design.

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Construction Begins on New Beachside Elementary in Daytona Beach

August 4th, 2021

"Construction has officially begun on the new Beachside Elementary School in Daytona Beach. Representatives from the Volusia County school district, the city of Daytona Beach and the architecture (BRPH) and construction company (Ajax) working on the school gathered for a groundbreaking on Monday, for the new school which will replace the existing Ortona and Osceola elementary schools.

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Volusia County School Break Ground on the brand new Beachside Elementary

August 3rd, 2021

"Volusia County Schools officially celebrated the construction start for the new Beachside Elementary School – consolidating Ortona and Osceola elementary schools – with a groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning. The two 1950s-era schools are being combined into a single, modern school campus at Ortona’s site on North Grandview and North Halifax avenues in Daytona Beach.

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Demolition of Northwood Center underway for new Tallahassee police headquarters

July 2nd, 2021

Tallahassee Democrat - "By this time next year, the Northwood Center, a building that has had many iterations in the past half century, will be gone.

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Ortona-Osceola Elementary Students Fill Time Capsule to Signify New Beginning

June 7th, 2021

"Ortona Elementary fifth-grader Savannah Surgent can think of plenty of things that future elementary schoolers should know about the 2020-21 school year — like how she and her friends used social media, and how they had to wear masks and social distance this year. The most important thing she wants future students to know: "We're all friends here.

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Updates on FSU’s Oglesby Union Construction

June 7th, 2021

"With a date now set, the Union is expected to be completed by Fall 2021, and open to the public on Jan. 1, 2022, at the beginning of the Spring semester. Chris Kuhn, construction manager for the new Union, highlighted some obstacles that may have caused the Union’s completion to get pushed back.

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Ajax Building Company awarded Hellas Construction the 2020 Southwest Florida Region, Core Trades, Subcontractor of the Year

April 29th, 2021

From Artificial Grass News: "Ajax Building Company awarded Hellas Construction the 2020 Southwest Florida Region, Core Trades, Subcontractor of the Year, for the Key West High School Project. The Core Trades category is defined as a contractor who can perform large scopes of a project.

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Preps for demolition underway at the Northwood Centre, the new home for TPD

April 26th, 2021

Even though official demo and construction dates have not been announced the very early stages of the forthcoming City of Tallahassee new Police Department headquarters are starting! At the moment the inside of the Northwood Centre Mall is being cleared out, determining what might be reused or recycled before demolition can begin.

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The New Cherokee County Adult Detention Center Expansion Opens to Meet the County’s Growing Needs

April 21st, 2021

Atlanta, GA – April 16, 2021 - Cherokee County is one of the fastest growing counties not only in Georgia, but in the nation. Ajax Building Company, LLC, Studio 8 Design Architecture, and Croft & Associates were selected to design and build an expansion for their Adult Detention Center.

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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Opens New Jail Housing Tower

April 20th, 2021

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office held a ribbon cutting last Friday for the recently completed Adult Detention Center expansion project with Studio 8 Design and Croft & Associates. Cherokee County is one of the fastest growing counties not only in Georgia, but in the nation.

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New $15 Million Technology Building Open at Pensacola State College

April 12th, 2021

Thanks to the Pensacola News Journal for their coverage on last Friday's ribbon cutting ceremony of the brand new 23,839 SF Baars Technology Building at Pensacola State College. "The building will allow us to expand the program and provide more class offerings per term," said Robert Pratten, cybersecurity program coordinator.

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Baars Tech Building Open for Business at PSC

April 12th, 2021

WUWF 88.1, NPR for Florida's Great Northwest, covered the grand opening for the Pensacola State College Baars Technology Building on April 9th. You can listen to the full story HERE.  "The $15 million Baars Technology Building is a state-of-the-art, two-story facility containing almost 24,000 sq. ft.

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Florida’s Sports Coast finding success in Wesley Chapel

April 7th, 2021

Thanks to ABC Action News for covering the buzz still surrounding The Wiregrass Sports Campus of Pasco County. The Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus is now home to dozens of sports and events in Wesley Chapel. Sixteen volleyball courts, eight basketball courts, 56 fencing lanes and eight wrestling mats are all at the complex.

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Strike, and strike again: FAMU cuts ribbon, opens ‘student success’ center

April 1st, 2021

"Amidst the backdrop of an 8-foot-tall coiled rattler sculpture, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for the Center for Access and Student Success. The nearly $40 million, three-story, 73,000-square-foot structure opened for occupancy in January.

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FAMU holds ribbon cutting for new Center for Access and Student Success

April 1st, 2021

"The ribbon is cut and the doors are open at Florida A&M University’s new Center for Access and Student Success. The building is going to make a big difference in the lives of FAMU students; it’s something the University has been working on for a long time.

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