The community is invited to a block party to celebrate the grand re-opening of Paul Thorpe Jr. Park and Lemon Avenue on Friday, March 6, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Paul Thorpe Jr. Park, 135 S. Pineapple Avenue.
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Group honors four-story structure with All-Precast Solution Award. The $15 million, 482-space city of Sarasota-owned garage on North Adams Drive received the All-Precast Concrete Solution Award.
Riverview High School will be the first of Sarasota County Schools to receive an astroturf field and rubberized track.
Longboat Key’s two fire stations will begin resembling something out of a “This Old House’’ episode this spring as renovation, demolition and construction projects begin, paid for by money authorized by town voters two years ago.
The Bay Conservancy broke ground on Friday, kicking dirt up on what will eventually become a Mangrove Bayou Walkway. The Mangrove Bayou Walkway, one of the first segments to be set in the initial phase of the larger 53-acre bay redevelopment project, will feature a 10-foot wide, 1/2-mile-long walkway with Florida friendly landscaping that will include lighting as well as a no-fertilizer, no-mow buffer.
The Bay Park Conservancy, overseeing The Bay initiative, has hired Jon F. Swift Construction as the construction manager to bring Phase 1 to fruition. Recognized as one of the region’s leading commercial contractors, serving Sarasota and Manatee County, the company will be overseeing the development of The Bay Park in its initial stages.
The city of Sarasota and St. Armands Circle stakeholders celebrated the ongoing construction of a parking garage in the shopping district at an event Wednesday.
Jon F. Swift Construction is building a 16,000-square-foot cafeteria/auditorium at Brentwood Elementary School, in Sarasota. The project also includes a campus wide HVAC renovation that will be executed in phases to accommodate the school.
Sarasota’s Church of the Palms recently unveiled its new Palms Center, a 14,000-square-foot multi-use building with a café, lounge, classrooms, stage area and basketball and volleyball court. The Palms Center was designed by Carlson Studio Architecture and built by Jon F. Swift Construction. Founded in 1957, Church of the Palms now has over 1,800 members.
The City of Sarasota will begin construction on its new St. Armands Parking Garage next week at the current site of the public surface lot, 73 N. Adams Drive, Sarasota. To accommodate construction, the surface lot will close to the public.