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Structure Tone is a global leader in construction management and general contracting services with offices located in the US, UK, and Ireland. Founded in 1971, the company is among the world’s top twenty construction companies worldwide, responsible for more than $3.5B in annual construction volume.
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The Structure Tone Building Group Moves Up Two Spots on the ENR 2019 Top Contractor List

May 28th, 2019

We are so proud to be part of the Structure Tone Building Group family, who moved up two spots this year to the #14 ranked contractor in the country! "In 2018, many contractors made moves to expand or enhance their offerings. Many other contractors have gone the acquisition route recently.

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Ajax Building Corporation Earns Four Awards from the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter

May 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 two Eagle and two Merit awards for projects by the Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter.

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FAMU CASS Building is Closer to Complete Funding

May 7th, 2019

The Florida A & M University Center for Access & Student Success (CASS) Building project is closer to complete funding. Both the House and Senate approved a spending bill including the $24.8 million needed to complete the project. Said plan is waiting on Governor Ron DeSantis' approval about which the university feels optimistic.

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Ajax Building Corporation Awards Best Subcontractors of 2018

April 10th, 2019

Ajax Building Corporation Awards Best Subcontractors of 2018 18 Trade Partners of Excellence in Six Regions Tallahassee, Florida: 2018 was a busy and exciting year for Ajax Building Corporation, and with that came the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and dedicated subcontractors across six regions ranging from North Georgia to the Florida Keys.

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Cherokee County Adult Detention Center Expansion to Start Soon

March 26th, 2019

Yesterday was the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center expansion project that is expected to start this spring. This project will be a 110, 000 square foot expansion of the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. It will include a new 580 bed tower, new medical housing, a secondary warming kitchen, an additional laundry.

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New Tallahassee Police Department Project Will Benefit Community in More Ways Than One

February 21st, 2019

We are adding to our strong public safety resume with being recently selected as CM for the City of Tallahassee’s new 170,000 SF Police Department. This is an exciting multi-generational project which has an estimated construction cost of $76,000,000.

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Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Cuts the Ribbon on New Evidence Storage Facility

February 21st, 2019

Today the Volusia County Council, Sheriff Mike Chitwood, members of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, Ajax Building Corporation, and SchenkelShultz Architecture cut the ribbon on the brand new 35,000 SF evidence storage facility. This facility replaces one that was originally built in the 1930's, one that the county had far outgrown.

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Eastern Florida State College Dedicates New Student Union

February 6th, 2019

On February 4th, the Melbourne Campus of Eastern Florida State College held a dedication ceremony for their brand new Student Union. President Dr. Jim Richey called their new addition a "vibrant centerpiece" and even commended the design ideas contributed by many of the students.

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Santa Rosa County Courthouse Project Build Team Selected

January 17th, 2019

Out of the final three construction firms, including The Morette Company and Whitesell-Green Cadell, Ajax, Sam Marshall Architects, and HOK were the chosen design build team. This article from The Santa Rosa Press Gazette features a video with SRC Board of Commissioners Chairman Sam Parker discussing the presentation and selection process.

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Ajax Awarded Santa Rosa County Courthouse Project

January 9th, 2019

We are thrilled and honored to have been chosen for the Santa Rosa County Courthouse project! We will be partnering with Sam Marshall Architects, and HOK for a design-build of a brand new judicial center complex. This complex will be approximately 100,000 SF and constructed on a 19 acre parcel on Avalon Blvd. in Milton. The project, per Florida Statute 255.

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Giving To The Students In Calhoun County, FL

December 28th, 2018

Written by Terri Byrd Unless you have lived through a hurricane, you just don’t know how truly scary it can be. Those few days leading up to this massive storm were frantic and worrisome. Which way will it go? Which way will it go? Tallahassee got lucky, really lucky! 50 miles east and further still, not so much.

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Ajax Awarded University of Florida Data Science & Information Technology Center

December 20th, 2018

We are very excited to get to work with the University of Florida again, as we have just been awarded their Data Science & Information Technology Center project. This project will total approximately 260,000 SF between two inter-connected buildings located where the current bookstore and visitor center parking lot is now.

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Ajax Awarded City of Tallahassee’s New Police Department

December 10th, 2018

We are adding to our strong public safety resume with being recently selected as CM for the City of Tallahassee’s new 170,000 SF Police Department.

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Pensacola State College Breaks Ground on New $34 Million STEM Building

December 4th, 2018

Thanks to the Pensacola News Journal for an article on our recent ground breaking for the brand new Baars STEM facility at PSC. This new building focuses on the school's cybersecurity and math programs.

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The New Okaloosa Courthouse Officially Opens

November 19th, 2018

The Okaloosa Courthouse just held its ribbon cutting ceremony to a crowd of about 250 people.  Although previously relocated employees have not moved into the new facility the first case is scheduled for January 2nd.

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Largo High School Project Receives Award of Merit from ENR Southeast

November 8th, 2018

We are honored to have made ENR Southeast's 2018 Best Project list and to have received an Award of Merit. This project was a collaborative effort including Harvard Jolly Architects, Civil Engineer: George F. Young Inc., Structural Engineer: McCarthy and Associates Inc., and MEP Engineer: Engineering Matrix.

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Ajax Building Corporation to Join the Structure Tone Organization

October 17th, 2018

New York, NY/Midway, FL (October 17, 2018) – Ajax Building Corporation announced today that the firm has joined the Structure Tone family of companies. The move allows Ajax to access Structure Tone’s global network and resources and expands Structure Tone’s reach into the Southeast US.

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Ajax Awarded Cherokee County Adult Detention Center Expansion

October 15th, 2018

Ajax Building Corporation of Georgia has just been awarded the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center expansion in Canton, GA. We will be teaming up Studio 8 Design for the architecture and engineering. The current detention facility was completed in 2002, but the jail with only 96 beds dates back 30 plus years.

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City of Fort Walton Beach Officially Breaks Ground

September 18th, 2018

Yesterday, we along with the City of Fort Walton Beach and Sam Marshall Architects broke ground on their new field office complex which is scheduled for completion around September of 2019.

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Ajax Building Corporation Makes ENR’s Top 100 List of Green Building

September 17th, 2018

We are very proud to have made this list! According to their survey, "As a group, the Top 100 Green Design Firms in 2017 generated $6.21 billion in design revenue from projects registered with and actively seeking certification from third-party ratings groups under objective sustainable-design standards, such as the USGBC’s LEED standards.

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