Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tampa is one of Florida’s major cities. Countless brands locate their headquarters here, so we decided to showcase seven of the city’s best general contractors— the names behind some of its best office buildings and spaces. We chose these companies for their experience, their excellent portfolios, and their industry accolades.

Moss Construction

5401 W Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1060, Tampa, FL 33609

Headquartered in Tampa, Moss Construction offers its clients a comprehensive range of commercial general contracting services. It offers its clients excellent innovative solutions and has provided work across the United States. The firm’s team makes use of a design-build approach, allowing it to keep its entire process in-house and lessen the additional challenge for clients in terms of having to look for more additional subcontractors. Moss has offices in Miami, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Interested clients may peruse the firm’s executive summary to get a better idea of its approach and methods.

Completed and designed for NeoCity, the featured project is located in Kissimmee and was finished in collaboration with the professionals of SchenkelShultz Architecture. It spans over 100,000 square feet and four stories. The project also includes 250 parking spaces. It’s a great example of what the firm is capable of.

Summit Design + Build

100 S. Ashley Drive, Suite 320, Tampa, FL 33602

As its name suggests, Summit is a leading expert in the design-build process and works on every aspect of the commercial general contracting process. The firm is headquartered in Chicago but has offices in Tampa and Austin, Texas as well. The company’s construction packages include preconstruction, construction management, and incorporating various sustainability practices into its work. The firm, in business since 2005, also assists with development. The project below best embodies the firm’s talent and expertise.

Completed for the Frank Recruitment Group, this project spans over 10,900 square feet and was finished back in October of 2019. The project entailed having to work on its demolition, remodel, and build-out of its new open offices. Some other great features include its revamped interior glass storefront, the reception area, and the employee lounge.

Ryan Companies

2150 Via Bella Boulevard, Land O Lakes, FL 34639

From commercial real estate conception to completion, Ryan Companies assists its clients throughout the general contracting process and operates out of various offices across the country. Its portfolio includes an impressive range of spaces completed for the healthcare, hospitality, and industrial markets. The firm has also taken on various mixed-use, multi-family, office, retail, and senior living spaces. Since the company’s inception, it has had the opportunity to work with countless household brands, including Amazon, GoDaddy, and Shutterfly. 

We decided to feature the company’s contributions to the Citrus Park Crossings project. It is a three-story Class A office building and also happens to be the first in a mixed-use commercial planned development in Tampa. The project received an Award of Merit from the Hillsborough County Planning Commission. It was finished back in November of 2013 and spans over 75,000 square feet. 

ABI Companies, Inc.

5425 Beaumont Center Boulevard, Suite 900, Tampa, FL 33634

ABI Companies operates out of its office in Tampa and offers prospective clients a complete range of commercial construction services. That includes ground-up construction, the renovation of existing facilities, and interior tenant improvements. The company has a diverse clientele list and has provided work for household names like Bank of America, CapitalOne, and Coca-Cola. The firm has its very own online portal. It has delivered an excess of 50M square feet of construction projects to Fortune 500 clientele. Thanks to this software, clients can follow everything on their phones throughout the entire process, including accessing their project’s plans and drawings. 

The company has had the opportunity to work on a variety of headquarters. Featured here is one of the law offices it built. Completed for Foley & Lardner, this project features a stellar contemporary design with art deco elements.

Rubicon General Contractors

5946 Benjamin Road, Tampa, FL 33634

Rubicon is a Florida based full-service general contracting firm that specializes in a wide variety of architectural vernaculars. It operates out of its office in Orlando and Tampa and credits its success to the experience and talent of its team of professionals. It has an affinity for commercial and healthcare spaces and makes use of only the best and latest technology. The firm’s team assists its clients throughout the entire process, from preconstruction to project coordination and finishes. It has worked with a variety of impressive clients including The Tampa Bay Business Journal, The School of Rock, and BioSpine. 

For the project featured here, the firm employed an excellent open floorplan that seamlessly incorporated its workstations with its lounges. Its team also designed a luxurious conference room. Some other great features include the kitchen and new bathrooms.

DL Harkins Construction

2898 South Osceola Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806

With decades of industry experience, DL Harkins Construction specializes in commercial, medical, governmental, residential, and mixed-use developments. It operates out of its headquartered in Florida and provides a long list of general contracting services that includes construction management, preconstruction, and value engineering. It is also experienced in the design-build process and works with clients with land development and acquisition. The project below is a great example of the firm’s talent and expertise.

Completed for the Lake Nona Gateway office, this project spans around 10,815 square feet. It was completed in collaboration with the professionals over at Keesee and Associates. The firm was tasked with its ground-up construction.

Gerardi Construction

1604 N 19th Street, Tampa, FL 33605

Otherwise known as “GCI,” Gerardi Construction is a Class A general contractor that has been in business since 1999. Headquartered in Tampa, GCI specializes in every aspect of the commercial construction process. This includes office complexes, retail shopping centers, financial institutions, and restaurants. It has worked with brands like Westfield, Panera Bread, and Cobb Theaters. The firm’s team is composed of a talented and experienced team of architects and engineers who oversee everything from start to finish. 

The firm’s work for Sponsler Bennett Law in Tampa is worth taking a look at. The team employed an excellent industrial theme coupled with brick finishes and large paned windows. Wood-paneled flooring and various other rustic finishes complete the effect.