Last updated on May 21st, 2024 at 07:35 am

St. Petersburg is widely known for boating, fishing, golfing, and other watersports. It offers residents and guests great nightlife, restaurants, and close proximity to beaches. St. Petersburg was also one of the first cities in Florida to promote “residentism,” encouraging former tourists to spend their retirement years in the city. 

So it’s no surprise more and more people are thinking about moving to this lovely city, and that demand makes building a multi-family structure an excellent idea. So we decided to list some of St. Petersburg’s best multi-family contractors. Our editorial team chose the contractors for their experience, awards, and accreditations.

LEMA Construction

1631 Commerce Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Since its inception in 2005, LEMA Construction has earned an excellent track record among its clients across the state of Florida, from concept to completion. The firm offers construction management services for every stage of the construction process, ensuring the highest quality products regardless of the project method of delivery. It also employs appropriate management methods in the planning, designing, and executing of a building from start to finish; doing so means efficient time and cost management and a high-quality result. The firm’s goal is to meet clients’ current requirements and position them in a great position for the future.

As Construction Manager, the LEMA team has many roles and responsibilities, but safety is at the forefront of every job. The company’s current EMR Rate is .89, and it has been in business for over 16 years with no complaints on their license.

WJCreate LLC

132 Mirror Lake Drive, Suite 301, St. Petersburg FL 33701

WJCreate (WJC), an affiliate of the long-established Wannemacher Jensen Architects, brings single-source management to the design and construction process. WJC manages development projects, with complete responsibility under one roof from concept to implementation.

WJCreate offers full-service Architecture, Interior Design, and Construction Management. Its team has years of experience working on a wide variety of tasks in various sizes and categories.

The firm is led by John Crum as president and it was co-founded by Jason Jensen. John studied Construction Management at the University of Oklahoma and was the Past Project Manager of Mathews Construction, Past Senior Project Manager of Hennessy Construction Services, and the Past Owner of Crum Construction Group, LLC. Jason earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture at the University of Florida, is a LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Hennessy Construction

2300 22nd Street North, St Petersburg, FL 33713

Hennessy Construction Services has provided complex and one-of-a-kind projects across Florida for nearly 100 years. The firm’s staff feels that the most rewarding and enjoyable projects have always been the challenging ones. Whether the project calls for specialized laboratories and surgical suites, high quantities of uniform concrete, or LEED certification, the firm has the expertise in the field to get the job done right.

Hennessy has a reputation as a construction leader who can meet demand and, more specifically, any client’s budget. It acknowledges its role in cost control during design, thanks to Mark Stalker’s leadership. It always finds cost-effective options, conducts buildability and quality assurance reviews, and performs site, utility, and permitting investigations. As a single-source provider of design-build services, the client can be confident that—thanks to the one-stop-shop convenience it offers—responsibility and accountability are entirely on Hennessy’s shoulders.

DHM Construction Services LLC

3457 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL 33713

DHM Construction Services is a full-service construction and management firm. It has over 35 years of professional construction expertise and it is dedicated to delivering an exceptional product at the best value in St. Petersburg and the surrounding area. In addition to being a multi-family contractor, the firm also works on commercial and single-family residential projects.

In the retail and multi-family sectors, the firm has succeeded in building extraordinary multi-family homes and condominiums and aesthetically striking commercial spaces for local businesses. Its residential build reach includes residential refurbishments, new builds, custom homes, and multi-million dollar single-family homes. DHM Construction Services’ professionals can handle any size project. Whatever a client’s needs are, this firm has already skillfully done it before.

Peregrine Construction Group

669 1st Ave North, St Petersburg, FL 33701

Peregrine Construction Group is one of Tampa’s most coveted property development firms with 34 years of construction expertise. It has the knowledge to provide long-term design skills, an outstanding final result, and the ability to assist with developing and implementing a client’s commercial or townhouse project.

Peregrine Construction Group is an excellent partner to supervise the entire development process. The group can provide a site assessment, architecture, engineering, and construction. The firm pledges to stay within the client’s budget, stay on track with their project, and deliver an exceptional final result that will make it easy for them to attract prospective buyers. The firm has built relationships with the area’s leading subcontractors over the years to ensure that each space has the quality of home construction and artistry that clients deserve.