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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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Alachua County Youth Fair And Livestock Show Opens New Fairgrounds

March 9th, 2021

Construction activities on the 37-acre site came to a close in preparation for the Alachua County Youth Fair that was held on March 4th at this facility. Meanwhile, activities on the adjacent 5-acre site pertaining to the construction of the new IFAS Office and Auditorium are continuing. Click HERE  for video of the Ribbon Cutting.

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Ajax Building Company Named a Top-performing U.S. Construction Company by ABC

March 8th, 2021

Tallahassee, FL March 8—Ajax Building Company, LLC was ranked 46 on the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Top 100 General Contractors list, which recognizes ABC member contractors’ in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. This ranking is up from 49 last year.

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Santa Rosa’s new $42M courthouse on track to be complete by end of 2021

March 1st, 2021

"The Santa Rosa County courthouse on Avalon Boulevard — one of the largest, most expensive construction projects the county has ever undertaken — is slated to be complete within a year, said county and construction officials Friday.

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Ajax Building Company, LLC Awards Best Subcontractors of 2020: 24 Trade Partners of Excellence in Eight Regions

February 22nd, 2021

Tallahassee, Florida: After a year like 2020 and all the challenges it brought, Ajax Building Company, LLC is extremely grateful to the subcontractors they are honoring in their annual recognition of the best. Each year, Ajax celebrates the quality, teamwork and high safety standards of their subcontractors in the following trade categories: Core Trades (Site, Structural, and Building).

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Remembering Doug Smith: 1944-2021

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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Ajax Building Company & AE Partners Earn an Interior Carolopolis Award for the College of Charleston Sottile Theatre Renovation

January 25th, 2021

Ajax Building Company, LLC, McMillan, Pazdan, Smith Architecture, Bennett Preservation Engineering, and Rogers Art Conservation were chosen for the renovation of the historic 1927 Sotille Theatre at the College of Charleston, a project that received an Interior Carolopolis Award from the Preservation Society of Charleston (PSC) during their 67th annual celebration.

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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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