Cape Coral, Florida, is known for its 400 miles of canals that can be used to get around. It is a small town, but it still has to hold many neighborhood events where people can meet and get to know each other better. Residents and visitors will always have things to do and explore in this charming city. Overall, it is a great place to live or start a business because there are few crimes, people feel safe, the weather is excellent, and you can go fishing, swimming, and other outdoor sports.

In this article, let us look at Cape Coral, Florida’s top eight office builders. These impressive firms were evaluated based on their skills, experience, expertise, and ability to exceed client expectations. 

Stevens Construction

14541 Hope Center Loop, Suite 200, Fort Myers, FL 33912

Stevens Construction has been in the industry since 2003, helping clients in Florida and its neighboring areas with exceptional projects and extensive services. With 19 years of experience, the firm takes an integrated, personalized, and hands-on approach to understanding each client’s vision and guiding them throughout the development and building process. It focuses on frequent communication, close collaboration, and strong relationships to help clients make well-informed choices that lead to better construction, save money and time, and ensure a smooth and seamless experience. The firm’s impressive portfolio is a testament to this fact, which features a diverse range of projects, such as health care, commercial, and hospitality. As a result, the firm has earned its well-deserved reputation for honesty doing business, having excellent management, and delivering projects on time, on budget, and with high-quality craftsmanship. This has remained the company’s focus to this day.

In this featured project, Stevens Construction completed an office building with 10,976 square feet and four clients. One of the clients was a financial services business with a 2,833-square-foot office built as part of the project. The interior design features a transitional atmosphere with wood panels, marble transaction counters, and arched wall made of glass. 

Kaufman Lynn Construction

3185 South Congress Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33445

Since its inception in 1989, Kaufman Lynn Building has offered full-service commercial construction across Florida and its neighboring areas. The firm has completed countless projects in many market sectors, including multifamily housing, senior living, hospitality, government, education, health care, and parking garages. Its impressive portfolio and solid satisfaction record testify to its ability to deliver high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. The firm focuses on understanding each client’s vision and turning it into a space that exceeds expectations. Its team of expert designers and builders pays close attention to the details and goes the extra mile for its clients. 

The Heritage Bay Government Services Center is one of the firm’s notable projects, which features a new 22,780-square-foot executive building with a single floor. It will house the Tax Collector’s office and other constitutional offices and a public meeting space. The new building was built with tilt-up walls, a high roof with a single slope, and some flat roof areas. 

Chris-Tel Construction

2534-A Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Chris-Tel Construction has solidified its reputation as one of Florida’s leading construction management and design-build firms. Since its inception in 1989, the firm has earned an impressive portfolio that showcases its ability to guarantee satisfaction and exceed expectations. No matter the project’s size, scope, or complexity, the firm’s collaborative and hands-on approach allows it to understand each client’s vision and turn it into a reality. The firm’s highly-skilled designers, builders, and project managers ensure that the client’s goals and intentions are met by sticking to the budget and the project plan and coordinating with the owner. As a result, the firm has earned a long list of satisfied clients who testify to its quality and professionalism. 

In this featured project, Somero Enterprises chose Chris-Tel Construction as the construction manager-at-risk for their new executive offices and training center in Fort Myers, Florida. The project features about 14,000 square feet and has space for the executive team and staff, a cutting-edge training room, meeting rooms, a machine shop, and a kitchen. 

Manhattan Construction Group

3705-1 Westview Dr, Naples, FL 34104

Manhattan Construction Group has been around since 1896, completing countless high-quality projects across the United States. With an impressive 126 years of experience, the firm has solidified its reputation as an industry leader with its exceptional portfolio and solid track record. Its experts work hard to give its clients the best buildings possible. The firm utilizes high-quality craftsmanship, creative design-build techniques, cost-efficient solutions, and the best materials and technology to deliver projects with the best value potential. Over the years, the firm has built a strong relationship of trust with its clients and the areas where it makes. This mindset, along with its streamlined process and hands-on approach, allows it to ensure a smooth project delivery and a stress-free, enjoyable experience for its clients. 

One of the firm’s notable projects is the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida’s Nichols Community Health Center, a three-level medical office building at the corner of Green and Collier Boulevards in Collier County, Florida. The 52,115-square-foot building has a full drugstore with a drive-thru and a wide range of outpatient care services, such as pediatric, dental, mental health, and behavioral. The project also includes offices, exam rooms, dental exam rooms, dental operating rooms, a denture lab, nurse stations, x-ray rooms, waiting rooms, triage areas, an ultrasound room, a pharmacy, lactation areas, a catering kitchen, meeting rooms, and a boardroom.

GCG Construction

6819 Porto Fino Cir, Ste 1, Fort Myers, FL 33912

Since its inception in 2000, GCG Construction has established an impressive portfolio with a wide range of projects in the marine, industrial, commercial, health care, retail, and hospitality industries. It utilizes a one-stop-shop solution for its clients, with comprehensive services, including design-build, general contracting, and construction management services. No matter the project’s size, scope, and complexity, the firm offers the capabilities of a big company while maintaining a personalized, hands-on approach of a small one. The firm offers over 100 years of combined industry experience to deliver its clients the highest quality and best value. It takes the time to talk to its clients about every part of a building project to ensure their ideas and visions are reflected in the finished product. Its team of professionals ensures a smooth project delivery and a stress-free experience for its stakeholders.

One of the firm’s notable projects is the JDM Development Medical Office. GCG provided ground-up construction services for this 6,200-square-foot office, handling everything meticulously from start to finish. Phase I of JDM Development included a new doctor’s office. 


11941 Fairway Lakes Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913

Since 1891, Owen-Ames-Kimball (O-A-K) has built many commercial developments for clients nationwide, especially in Michigan, Florida, and Colorado. With 131 years of experience and expertise, the firm delivers a single-source solution for its clients and offers a personalized experience. The firm understands that no two projects are the same, so it provides a range of flexible delivery choices, from traditional general contracting to hybrid construction management and everything in between. It utilizes unique methods based on industry best practices and the most up-to-date technology tools. This allows the firm to understand each client’s vision and turn it into a project that offers the best value possible and exceeds expectations. The firm’s streamlined processes and client-centric approach ensure successful results and smooth project delivery. 

This featured project won A BIA Summit Award for Office Building Construction in 2008. The Colonial Bank Headquarters features a lobby with a barrel-vaulted ceiling and executive offices, administration, wealth management, training, and human resources. There is a backup engine in case the main one fails, and the interior is finished to a high standard.

Compass Construction

824 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904

Compass Construction has earned its reputation as an industry leader in Southwest Florida since its inception in 1984. For 38 years, the firm has made an impressive portfolio that showcases its ability to deliver projects that consistently exceed expectations. The firm’s dedication to excellence and customer satisfaction allows it to deliver projects on time, within budget, and professional service with a human touch. Over the years, it has remained committed to its core values of honesty, quality, and integrity. This mindset and its focus on building solid relationships allow the firm to ensure smooth collaboration and stress-free experience for its clients and stakeholders. Its experts and highly-skilled craftsmen work hard on every project by being organized, having professional management, and paying close attention to every detail. 

The newest office of Florida Gulf Bank is at the corner of Six Mile Cypress Parkway and Colonial Blvd. Compass Construction has worked with the client in the past, with this project marking the third time it has worked for Florida Gulf Bank. The building was worth over $1.5 million and had a full-service bank office with drive-up service.

Heatherwood Construction

8880 Terrene Ct, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Since its inception in 1980, Heatherwood Construction has delivered new buildings that improve the community and change how people live and work. The firm has been in the industry for 43 years, earning its well-deserved reputation through its exceptional projects and extensive services. Whether a simple tenant improvement project or a full-scale construction project, the firm’s team works hard to meet each project’s goals. It aims to give each client a good building experience with high-quality work to ensure each project offers the best value for their hard-earned investment. The firm’s integrated and hands-on approach allows it to guide clients throughout the process, equipping them with the proper knowledge to make decisions quickly. The firm consistently thinks outside the box and offers flexible solutions and creative designs to ensure exceptional projects that exceed expectations.

One of the firm’s notable projects is the new corporate office for Hulett Environmental Services. The new building stands out against the stunning background with its crisp white exterior and dark roofing. It features large windows that bring in a lot of natural light and a breeze to the interior.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management