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Gerald Adams Elementary Students Will Get a Second “First Day of School” This Year

August 29th, 2018

The students of Monroe County started back to school earlier this month. However, the students of Gerald Adams Elementary School will get a second first day of school as they will be moving into their new facility by Christmas break.

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Okaloosa County Courthouse Quickly Approaches Completion

July 23rd, 2018

Despite the recent rainy weather setbacks, construction of the new Okaloosa County Courthouse will be completed by the end of this month. It will be closer to October before the new courthouse will be 100% operational as it will take some time for county administrative offices to move into their new space.

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Ajax Building Corporation Receives Three Awards in the ABC of Georgia’s 2018 Excellence in Construction Competition

June 25th, 2018

Ajax Building Corporation Earns Three Awards in the ABC of Georgia’s 2018 Excellence in Construction Competition. (Atlanta, GA) June 21, 2018: Every year Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. 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.

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Ajax Lands on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List

May 30th, 2018

Ajax is very proud to be among the Top 400 Contractors on Engineering News-Record's 2018 list. Like the article says, the construction industry is one that ebbs and flows.  We are grateful to be in this current and sustained period of flowing opportunities! We have a strong team both internally and out in the field to support each project and help them surpass their potential.

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University of Florida Newell Hall Project Receives Meritorious Achievement

May 23rd, 2018

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation recently held their 2018 Preservation Awards and the UF Newell Hall project received a Meritorious Achievement in the Green Buildings category. Newell Hall is the third oldest building on UF's campus and had previously been vacant since 2012.

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Ajax Donates to FAMU for Baseball Clubhouse Renovations

May 8th, 2018

The Athletics Department at Florida A & M University is in the process of renovating their facilities at the Moore-Kittles baseball field. We recently donated $10,000 to help them complete the Field House and move them closer to their overall goal.

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What’s to come in the new Oglesby Union

May 1st, 2018

This past week marked the last Market Wednesday, the final event at Club Downunder and the end to so many other events students hold near and dear to their hearts. What seems like the end of an era can also be viewed as the beginning of a new chapter for Florida State University.

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Students respond to ‘last call before the wrecking ball’ at Oglesby Union

April 25th, 2018

Students turned the courtyard of Oglesby Union into an impromptu block party, vendors welcomed new customers and a food truck fed the hungry Wednesday as the countdown continues to the closing of the iconic structure at Florida State University. On May 7, prep work begins toward construction of a nearly 300,000-square-foot union complex that could cost roughly $100 million.

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Ajax Partners with Largo High School through Executive PASS Program

April 20th, 2018

The Council for Educational Change has created a program called Executive PASS (Partnership to Advance School Success), teaming business leaders with school principals. This partnership is designed to improve and increase student performance with a special emphasis on leadership.

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Palm Coast Community Center Opens its Doors

March 26th, 2018

The Daytona Beach News Journal wrote a great article about the joyous success of the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Palm Coast Community Center on Friday March 23rd. Mayor Milissa Holland had this to say, “This sweeping renovation has expanded our multigenerational facility to three times its previous size. “It’s groundbreaking and dazzling. A beautiful place for recreation and socialization.

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Government Facilities Receiving Improvements Have a Two-Fold Effect

March 18th, 2018

In Tallahassee, in addition to the numerous new construction projects, there are also a lot of rehabilitation projects. One such improvements project is for the Florida Senate and House garages, which had been closed due to structural integrity issues caused by root damage.

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Sarasota County’s New Venice Library is on Schedule for Late Fall

March 3rd, 2018

The Project Manager on the library for Sarasota County, Kim Humphrey, said the work is on schedule meaning that construction is still anticipated to be complete by late Fall. Starting May 1, county residents will be invited to community meetings from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. as part of a topping-off ceremony.

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Partnering with minority businesses to construct FAMU CASS Building

February 25th, 2018

"Building for the new Florida A&M University (FAMU) Center for Access and Student Success (CASS) building is already underway. The Ajax Building Corporation recently held an informational session for minority companies wishing to bid on the project.

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Ajax Invests in Outreach with Truck Donation

February 23rd, 2018

We love being an ECHO Outreach Ministries partner and were thrilled to be able to donate a truck to The Furniture Bank of Tallahassee! Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) is a Christian faith-based social services non-profit working to reduce poverty by providing emergency resources and support services to people in need in the Big Bend.

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Georgia Department of Public Safety’s New Service Building Tops Out

February 22nd, 2018

We are proud to have celebrated the Topping Out of the New Service Building for the Georgia Department of Public Safety today. Thank you to our Design/Build partner Collins Cooper Carusi Architects, GSFIC, GDPS, Uzun+Case, and all involved subcontractors. We look forward to completing this project as strongly as we started.

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EFSC New Student Union

October 17th, 2017

"With a push of ceremonial shovels, the evolution of Eastern Florida State College took a big leap forward Monday. EFSC President Jim Richey, along with members of the college Board of Trustees, led the traditional groundbreaking on a student union on the Melbourne campus, calling it the college’s new front door.

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University of Florida: Newell Hall Renovation

July 17th, 2017

University of Florida's "Newell Hall has successfully filled a void on campus giving students a unique, active studying environment. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979, the Newell Hall Renovation required adherence to strict standards for preserving the historic structure. SchenkelShultz Architecture (Architect of Record) and Robert A.M.

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Gerald Adams ES Re-Bidding: Part 2

June 19th, 2017

The only package is BP 08.8 Glass & Glazing. We will re-bid it on 7/05 due to Post-Bid Addendum #1 being published on 06/19. Access to the drawings is provided HERE OR Login info for subs: FTP Address:                                  ftp://ftp.ajaxbuilding.com/ or ftp://geraldadamssub:201619sub@ftp.ajaxbuilding.

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Gerald Adams Elementary School Re-Bidding

June 1st, 2017

The following packages did not receive adequate coverage and will be re-bid with a bid date of 6/15 at 2pm. Please respond to this email within 3 days if you are interested in bidding. BP 01.5 Exterior Envelope Consultant BP 04.2 Masonry BP 09.2 Metal Framing, Drywall, & Stucco BP 09.3 Hard Tile BP 09.

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Ajax Building Corporation Steps Up To Transform Shuttered School Into Stable Home for 50 Teens

February 8th, 2017

Starting Right, Now Campus Gives Couch Hopping Students Place to Call Home (St. Petersburg, FL) Feb. 8, 2017 — Starting Right, Now has dedicated Haven South, a privately funded living and learning campus in St. Petersburg for 50 high school students who otherwise would be homeless.

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