Last updated on July 4th, 2024 at 05:12 am

The installation of the first gas station in Missouri back in 1905 was the green flag that escalated American drive-in culture. Ever since then, gas stations have become more than curbside filling stations. At every location, visitors are now given the chance to take a breather after a long journey, get some fresh air, buy some food or drink, or receive other car services. Gas stations have become more than just a place to fill up cars; with special add-ons and thoughtful design, they can become communal places to rest and refresh. 

This is a list of the best gas station contractors in Florida, presenting professionals with the talents and experience to build these complex structures that gas stations have become today. As professionals who are well-versed in this particular field of construction, these firms can be trusted to take on the task of building a functional yet comfortable facility.

C. & R. General Contractors Inc.

2201 Edison Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32204

Once a firm with only two employees, C. & R. General Contractors Inc. has now grown into a reputable firm with over 40 talented employees. Combined, these professionals support the firm and its reputation with over 90 years worth of industry experience. With this team, the firm has practiced mechanical, electrical, and petroleum contracting services for approximately 180 projects. Over the years, these projects have extended from commercial construction to convenience stores and quick-service restaurants.  

Loyd Contracting

3838 S. Hopkins Ave., Titusville, FL 32780

Loyd Contracting has been providing clients with remodeling, residential construction, and commercial construction since 1980. From the start, the firm was already providing superior quality and customer satisfaction. With a team of highly experienced and passionate experts, Loyd Contracting has worked with multiple clients, many of which come back to work with the firm again. Over the years, the firm has been known for providing strong quality control, excellent management and supervisory teams. 

Great Dane Petroleum

1420 NW 23rd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Great Dane Petroleum competes in this industry with a construction department of over 200 employees, and along with their construction and petroleum division, they also offer in-house plumbing, electrical, and mechanical services. Established in 1998, this firm is known for providing general contracting and pollutant control services for clients in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Tennessee among many other locations. Though Great Dane Petroleum was only established in 1998, it is managed by a team with a 30-year presence in the industry. The reputation of these professionals in turn has granted the firm clients like WaWa, Murphy Oil, Racetrac, and Chevron Corporation.

MEC Construction

7607 Coral Dr., West Melbourne, FL 32904

MEC Contractors – Engineers is a full-service commercial construction company with locations in Orlando and Melbourne, Florida. MEC is a family-owned and operated, third-generation business serving the entire state of Florida for almost fifty years. Over the years, its portfolio has included a large number of markets but it is widely considered one of the leaders in constructing and advancing both new and existing midstream gas facilities. A key differentiator is that all of our senior leadership are licensed professional engineers. This allows MEC to have a more comprehensive understanding of your project which inevitably leads to fewer change orders, less overhead costs, and ultimately a higher quality of construction.

CCS Construction

2345 W. Sand Lake Rd. Ste. #100, Orlando, FL 32809

Since its founding in 2009, CCS Construction has completed more than 40 gas stations in Florida—a record that suits a firm that has dived into commercial construction since its establishment. Over the years, it has become recognized for its high-class customer service which has led to the management and creation of various projects that extend from gas stations to storage facilities, restaurants, auto service centers, and retail spaces. With every project type, the team pulls off the ability to give its clients thoughtful and innovative concepts and branding alongside quality construction work.

Triton Construction Group, LLC

7324 W. Comanche Ave. Suite B, Tampa, FL 33634

Back in 1972, Triton Construction Group started off painting and renovating gas stations for Chevron and Texaco. Today, the veteran firm has evolved into a recognized partner for convenience stores, oil companies, restaurants, and retail chains that are known throughout the country. This firm has worked with a variety of names, such as WaWa Inc., Murphy Oil, and Pilot Flying J. Years of experience has allowed the firm to extend its abilities from simple general contracting to plumbing and working with mechanical and pollutant storage systems. 

KC Petroleum

650 Talleyrand Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32202

KC Petroleum is an impressive veteran with over 200 combined years of experience. Within those many decades of hard work, the firm has completed 1,500 projects for various markets throughout Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. As a firm that specializes in installing and removing all types of underground and above-ground petroleum fueling systems, KC Petroleum has created gas stations for brands like Gate and Wawa. With an open-door policy for all levels of the company, KC Petroleum has a responsive team of professionals who are praised for their character, commitment and competence. 

Sperry and Associates

4495 Capital Cir., NW Tallahassee, FL 32303

Since 1973, this firm has managed projects ranging from $100,000 to $10 million. A trusted name, Sperry and Associates handled a wide range of projects that extend from retail spaces and restaurants to industrial facilities and government buildings. Over the years, 65% of its projects have sprouted from repeat and referral clients for whom the firm has completed new construction and remodeling projects. For its work, Sperry and Associates has been awarded the 2017 Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction. Currently, this award-winning firm is managed by company president Tony Benton whose expertise has been cultivated over the years from the front line of both large and small construction projects. 

Certified General Contractors, Inc.

730 E. Strawbridge Ave. Ste. #100, Melbourne, FL 32901

In the 25 years since Certified General Contractors, Inc. has been established, it has completed over 1,000 projects. These high-quality and cost-efficient projects were done for many repeat clients and referrals which together make up 86% of its clientele. Over the years, the firm’s portfolio has included work for  medical facilities, senior living, multi-family, hospitality, retail, restaurant, municipal, office, and professional markets. The firm’s years of quality service has earned it the reputation as one of Florida’s premier full-service commercial builders. 

Dykstra Construction Inc.

1409 E Baker St., Plant City, FL 33563

Since its establishment in 2001, Dykstra Construction Inc. has been the primary name in building hospitality and religious facilities alongside other commercial structures. Over the years, it has done projects for brands like 7-Eleven, Mcdonald’s, Subway, and RaceTrac. The firm mostly specializes in building gas stations and can be trusted to easily and carefully finish the construction of convenience stores and install petroleum tanks that go alongside restructured and streamlined gas station facilities. As a firm that has worked with a wide range of brands, Dykstra Construction Inc. has been given Focus Magazine’s 2020, 2019 and 2018 Reader’s Choice Best Contractor Award among many other honors.  

Gladstone Builders

9160 Forum Corporate Pkwy. Ste. #350, Fort Myers, FL 33905

Gladstone Builders is a firm capable of providing quality work in all services, such as general contracting, design/build, and construction management. Established in 1990, Gladstone Builders is made up of a team of highly dedicated professionals who have a passion for giving attention to detail. Their skill and experience have resulted in projects like the RaceTrac Gas Station in Cape Coral. The structure has a 6,000-square-foot new prototype convenience store and 20 gas pump stations. Additionally, to foster a community store concept, the gas station has seating for customers both inside and outside the convenience store. Aside from many community-centric gas stations, Gladstone Builders has also completed projects for the retail, industrial, office, institutional, church, and other amenity environments. 

Creighton Construction and Development

2240 West First St. Ste. #101, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Creighton Construction and Development is a firm that represents some of the most recognizable, growing brands in the nation. Established in 2007, this firm has grown its reach across the United States. Clients throughout the country have highlighted the firm’s highly experienced team of professionals with backgrounds in project management and construction. As a trustworthy team, they have completed projects such as the 7-Eleven gas station and car wash in 5951 Enterprise Parkway in Fort Myers. A ground-up construction project, it has a 4,650 square foot convenience store and 16 fueling positions under a cover canopy structure. It also has three high-speed diesel positions allowing for quicker refueling time for commercial trucking needs. The convenience store also features a Laredo Taco Company, an authentic Mexican quick-serving restaurant, making this space a perfect stop for every commercial driver taking a break. Projects like these have earned Creighton Construction and Development attention from publications like Southwest Florida Business Today, The Pine Island Eagle, and The News-Press. 

Auld & White Constructors

4168 Southpoint Pkwy. Ste. #101, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Throughout Northeast Florida, this Jacksonville-based contractor is one of the most trusted and respected names in general construction. Established in 1987, Auld & White Constructors provides new construction and renovation services for commercial, healthcare, and public facilities. Its diverse portfolio is filled with high-quality work fostered by strong relationships with industry colleagues and innovative ideas fueled by open communication. With the firm’s approach to teamwork and building, Auld & White Constructors has built a variety of projects like the Gate Fuel Station and Convenience Store. Located on the east side of San Pablo Parkway at Crosswater Boulevard, the $2.25 million state-of-the-art facility offers a wide variety of quick and quality food, snacks, and petroleum products, all at reasonable prices. The firm’s next-level projects are the basis of numerous awards including the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards.


  • Alex Mericle

    Alex Mericle is the Chief Editor at General Contractors Magazine with five years of experience in the construction space. Alex has always had a strong interest in residential and commercial construction and architecture, and he has built up technical experience with building permit data, subcontractor operations, and materials procurement over the years. On top of his experience at General Contractors Magazine, he has prior experience at BuildZoom. His analytical skillset, honed through a degree in Business Analytics from Creighton University and from his work experience, allows him to transform complex construction data into actionable insights and useful, captivating content. Expertise: Residential and Commercial Construction, Building Permit Data, Home Design and Build, Architecture, Subcontractor Operations, Material Procurement Key Highlights: Over 5 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Chief Editor at General Contractors Magazine, Previous experience at BuildZoom Education: Creighton University, Degree in Business Analytics