Florida is located in the southeastern region of the United States and known for its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and diverse culture. From the vibrant energy of Miami to the laid-back atmosphere of the Florida Keys, Florida offers a wide range of opportunities for residents and visitors alike. The state boasts a strong economy, an excellent education system, and a thriving tourism industry.
If you want to build a commercial or residential space in Florida, the list below features the area’s leading construction companies. Our team handpicked these firms after evaluating their portfolios, backgrounds, awards, industry affiliations, and press features.
2900 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
Stellar, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is a fully integrated firm that has been focusing on design, construction, architecture, engineering, and mechanical services worldwide for over 30 years. It combines many capabilities to create buildings and systems of exceptional long-term quality, value, and efficiency. Whether it’s a food processing plant, a healthcare facility, a refrigerated warehouse, or an automated production line, the company offers an integrated approach to meet its clients’ needs.
CEO Brian Kappele has over 20 years of experience with Stellar in the food and beverage industry. He holds a building construction degree from the University of Florida. Brian has held the positions of field engineer, superintendent, project manager, senior project manager, and project developer. His responsibilities include overseeing all business relationships, project development, and the execution of projects in the refrigeration, prepared foods, sliced meats, poultry, dairy, and beverage industries.
In 2022, Stellar won two Eagle awards and one Pyramid award during the Excellence in Construction Awards by the Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.
Auld & White Constructors
4168 Southpoint Parkway, Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32216
Headquartered in Jacksonville for over 35 years, Auld & White Constructors (AWC) has built long-standing relationships throughout Northeast Florida by providing open communication, innovative ideas, and diverse construction solutions. With significant commercial, healthcare, and public expertise, AWC helps its clients bridge the gap between dream and reality. The company’s locally-focused philosophy to allow all of its employees to be at home at night has built the foundation for a strong company culture and a collaborative team. As proof of their success, Auld & White Constructors has received several awards, including multiple ULI, NAIOP, and ABC Pyramid, Merit Choice, and Eagle Awards of Excellence. Additionally, the Jacksonville Business Journal has recognized AWC as one of the Best Places to Work for four (4) years running.
Nate Marty is the CEO of Auld & White Constructors. He has been involved in the construction industry for over 20 years. Nate has worked as a field engineer, estimator, project manager, pre-construction manager, and division manager. Nate is a North Dakota State University graduate with a degree in construction engineering and management.
6557 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite One, Orlando, FL 32822
As an employee-owned firm, Hensel Phelps’ culture is rooted in dedication and commitment to delivering excellence for its clients and employees. Established in 1937, the company has over three-quarters of a century in the construction sector as a direct result of the performance of its staff—they have always concentrated on offering clients a higher level of service.
Hensel Phelps plans, constructs, and handles a diverse range of domestic and international transportation, commercial, educational, government, healthcare, mission-critical, hospitality, industrial, public safety, lab and research, multi-residence, museum and library projects. The firm is an industry leader in both the public and private sectors and provides real estate development, construction, and facilities management services to support its clients’ needs.
CEO and president Michael J. Choutka joined Hensel Phelps in 1991 and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in construction management engineering. Mike is charged with advancing employee engagement and overseeing all operations and business activities to ensure they produce results consistent with Hensel Phelps’ overall strategy and mission.
The Sinclair Group
111 South Albany Avenue, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33606
The Sinclair Group is a general contracting firm headquartered in Tampa and specializing in commercial construction. Under the leadership of Burk Clark, the main emphasis of the firm is corporate and industrial build-to-suits, renovation, and the build-out of commercial interiors. It holds affiliations with the CREW Tampa Bay, ULI Tampa Bay, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Potential Unleashed, AIA Tampa Bay, and the Design-Build Institute of America.
The team at The Sinclair Group is devoted to delivering the highest quality on each of its projects and working within the scope of the clients’ requested project goals and their specific budgets. Whether preconstruction services, the construction of the project, or warranty and service work when a job is done, the team treats each phase with the same level of dedication.
3840 Crown Point Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
Collins Builders is a luxury custom architectural design and home building firm in Jacksonville, Florida, specializing in luxury home design and construction. It keeps every step of the home building process in-house, from architecture to interior design, which ensures a seamless process and excellent communication throughout the client’s entire experience.
Founder Ashley Collins started Collins Builders with experience gained growing up in the home building business working for his father’s company. During that time, he learned the value of family, faith, and service to others—values that drive the company to this day.
During the 2020 Laurel Awards, the firm was recognized as Best On-Site Agent Representing a Builder, Best Design Center, Best Single Family Home from 3,001 to 3500 square feet, Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home Under 2500 square feet, Best One-of-Kind Custom Home 3501 to 5000 square feet, and Builder Sales Team of the Year.
TriplePoint Design Build
6400 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
For discriminating homeowners who choose to make their homes a true reflection of their taste, nothing is more important than selecting a qualified builder. In the Tampa Bay Area, one of the award-winning design-build remodeling firms is TriplePoint Design Build.
TriplePoint Design Build transforms outdated living spaces into a client’s dream home. It specializes in full-service, design-build, high-end remodeling, and new home construction services. The firm tailors every project to each owner’s needs, wants, and wishes. These projects combine functional floor plans with dramatic design elements and features that enhance the homeowner’s unique lifestyle.
In 2019, the firm was given the 2019 Platinum Design Award for the Whole House Remodel category. They have earned over 125 awards for recognition as a National, Regional and Local Contractor of the Year (CotY). TriplePoint is also NGBS Green Certified, a LEAD SAFE Certified Firm of the Environmental Protection Agency, and is affiliated with Professional Remodeler Market Leaders. This year the firm is celebrating their 10th consecutive year winning Design / Service awards with Houzz.
Sport Nobles Construction
1585 Blanding Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32210
Sport Nobles Construction is a general contracting firm specializing in high-end residential remodels and new construction. Since 1998, the company has been constructing homes and building relationships in Northern Florida. The foundation of that relationship is its simple, deep commitment to providing a positive building experience centered on a complete dedication to the client and their home. The firm knows that a unique custom home should only be made by building a lasting relationship with the client.
Sport Nobles leads Sport Nobles Construction as its president; he has over 20 years of experience in construction. He realized he had a passion for construction when he was a child and started building a professional foundation by working for various contractors as a teenager and young adult. Under his watch, the studio is proudly affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders, the Florida Home Builders Association, and the Northeast Florida Builders Association.
Farina & Sons
3432 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804
Led by Victor Farina, Farina & Sons, Inc. is Central Florida’s leading residential contractor and remodel specialist. Victor runs the firm with the time-honored principles passed down from his father, Mario, who launched the family business in 1950. Taking on Mario’s legacy, Victor continues the tradition of building with expert artistry, thoughtful design, and personalized attention.
For over 70 years, Farina & Sons has been dedicated to serving Central Florida with loyalty and transcendence. Fueled by the pride of knowing that clients become part of its family, the company will continue offering quality service for years to come.
Farina & Sons has been repeatedly recognized with a First Place Award by the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase from 2020 to 2022. It also has seen its work on the pages of Orlando Sentinel, The MCBC Builder Magazine, Orlando Business Journal, Orlando Home + Garden, Neighborhood Today, and Interior Appeal.
3617 Hudson Lane, Tampa, FL 33618
In 1983, with a small loan from his father, Bobby Alvarez combined his love of design and construction and created Alvarez Homes. The company specializes in custom homes and residential design-build for clients in Tampa Bay and the surrounding area. The quality of design and construction of an Alvarez home was recognized quickly not only by a growing list of happy clients but also by the Builders Association of Greater Tampa’s Parade of Homes, winning Best of Show in 1986 for his Sand Castle home design.
With Bobby’s brothers-in-law, Freddy Socias and Alex Socias adding their extensive experience to lead the family’s company forward, Alvarez Homes continued to grow and expand through the years by designing exceptional custom living experiences from Tampa to the Pinellas County beaches.