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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 […]

Orlando’s Reinvigorated Lake Lorna Doone Park – The Jewel of the West Side

It is being called the “Jewel of the West Side.”  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, who has been central to the development of Lake Lorna Doone Park, says this 12-acre historic community park, located in Orlando’s West Lakes neighborhood, is on par with Lake Eola Park. The Park re-opened in July after having been closed since […]

Orlando’s Reinvigorated Lake Lorna Doone Park – Re-Opening Date Soon to be Announced

Lake Lorna Doone Park, the 12-acre historic community park located in Orlando’s West Lakes neighborhood will re-open soon, after having been closed since summer of 2019 for an $8 million renovation. Funding came from a variety of sources, with the city being the largest contributor, dedicating $5 million to the park. Florida Citrus Sports kicked […]

Church Building Experts – 165 Church Related Projects and Counting

A 2020 Pew Research Institute survey on the impact of the pandemic on religious life, reports that nearly half of regular worshipers had replaced in-person attendance with virtual services. But that the majority of those questioned are ready to get back to church, feeling “at least somewhat confident” that they could safely attend religious services […]

Groundbreaking – St. Johns River Water Management District’s Apopka Service Center

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 on Monday, February 8, 2021. As an environmental regulatory agency of the state of Florida, the SJRWMD’s work […]

Collage Sponsors Lake Apopka Event

Friends of Lake Apopka (FOLA) is a citizen advocacy group focused on restoring Lake Apopka to its once pristine condition. Friends of Lake Apopka offers many ways in which we can all “be a part of one of the greatest environmental success stories of our time.” In Partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, […]

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 […]

All Aboard the New ADA Compliant Amtrak Passenger Platform – Picayune, Mississippi

Amtrak passengers in Picayune, Mississippi now have a brand new ADA compliant platform that will be used for getting on and off trains. The 400-foot lighted structure is linked to the city’s past and future, as passengers now have three ramps heading off the platform to Picayune’s Intermodal Transportation Center. “I’m a Mississippi kid. I’ve […]

Camping World Stadium Improvement Project Moves Ahead

Orlando, Fla. (August 14, 2020) – A significant construction project in downtown Orlando is moving one step closer to fruition. Barton Malow Builders, the construction manager, announced today that it will host a pre-bid virtual meeting this month for the City of Orlando and Florida Citrus Sports’ Camping World Stadium Improvements project.   Construction representatives […]