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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 I. Hill were joined by other members of […]

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 […]

Hurricane Season – Hurricane Safety and Preparedness for Construction Sites

Having been through nearly 40 hurricane seasons in Central Florida, The Collage Companies stands ready with hurricane preparedness measures for their commercial construction jobsites during the 2020 season which kicked off on June 1st. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center, before the end of this season in November, we may see […]

Building God’s Way Celebrates 900th Ministry Design

FAITH NEWS SERVICE – BGW Architects (Building God’s Way) announced a milestone this week as the company recently began design work on its 900th ministry-based project. An industry-leader in faith-based architecture, BGW has worked almost exclusively with churches and Christian schools nationally since 1997. Since that time, BGW has helped ministry organizations across 47 U.S. states and 3 […]

CEMEX USA thanks Orlando healthcare workers – heart-shaped monument and courtyard for fight against COVID-19

As we are adapting to new and uncertain times, it’s inspiring to witness local communities coming together with creative responses. Collage was honored to be a small part of the contribution made as – CEMEX USA and Orlando Health unveiled a new blue heart-shaped concrete monument and courtyard in appreciation of frontline healthcare workers at […]