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St. Johns River Water Management District – Topping Out Ceremony

In was February 8, 2021, when the Collage Companies joined the leadership team from St. Johns River Water Management District along with SJRWMD board members, construction partners, and community leaders to break ground on St. Johns River Water Management District’s Apopka Service Center.   Fast forward to August 13, 2021, and the Collage Companies was […]

The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life […]

April Is National Safe Digging Month

National Safe Digging Month serves as a reminder to all people who excavate or dig to call 811, at least 72 hours before digging, to have the approximate location of their utility lines marked. This process helps prevent injuries, property damage, and inconvenient utility outages. At the Collage Companies we are celebrating National Safe Digging […]

Passing of The Leadership Baton at The Collage Companies

The Collage Companies has been the catalyst behind some of Central Florida’s most iconic structures for nearly 40 years, providing  Design Build, General Contracting and Construction Management services with an emphasis on community-centric projects in the hospitality, religious, transportation, and park sectors. Since 1982, Collage projects have provided thousands of job opportunities in Central Florida. Collage has donated […]

Breaking Ground on Luminary Green in Creative Village

The Collage Companies is excited to break ground on Luminary Green in Creative Village. The new 2.3-acre park will be a unique and special gathering space for residents, workers and students of Creative Village, Parramore and downtown Orlando.  Today (January 13, 2021), Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill were joined by other members of the […]

HISTORIC TAMPA UNION STATION – First Train Using New ADA-Compliant Platform

Right on time, at 12:37 pm, on Monday, November 30th -Tampa’s historic Amtrak Union Station welcomed their first-ever scheduled train using the NEW ADA-Compliant raised platform.  The new elevated precast platform will improve passenger accessibility to trains, enabling the boarding of trains without the need for wheelchair lifts. The structure is nearly 1,000 feet long […]

COLLAGE (ko-lazh ) -n. 1. the art of integration

Since 1982 The Collage Companies has served a multitude of satis­fied clients; most of them repeat clients. Today The Collage Companies remains a leader in ‘turn-key’ design build projects. The management team has compiled hundreds of years of construction experi­ence and makes it a point to stay involved with each project. As a leader in […]

National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction – SEPTEMBER 14 -18

Each year OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) organizes the National Safety Stand-Down, a time in which construction companies across the country are asked to participate in an awareness campaign speaking directly to employees about on-the-job safety and specifically to focus on “Fall Hazards” and reinforcing the importance of “Fall Prevention.”  The awareness week usually […]

DESIGNATED DESIGN-BUILD PROFESSIONAL™ CERTIFICATION – Congratulations to Keith Kolakowski

News Release   Lake Mary, Florida – The Collage Companies (Collage) adds another team member to the list of construction professionals who have achieved the Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification from the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA).  Keith Kolakowski, Pre-Construction Manager at Collage, received the construction industry certification in August. This Design-Build industry recognition identifies […]

Congratulations on your Retirement – Mark Newman

The Collage Companies is pleased to congratulate longtime construction professional Mark Newman on his retirement.  Mark retired last month after a decade with Collage, during which time he led construction of projects in a variety of sectors including religious, transportation and various commercial facilities.  A longtime Gator, Mark graduated from the University of Florida with […]