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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 […]

City Owned Event Facilities in Central Florida

The Collage Companies completed a $3.9M expansion and renovation of the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, part of Ocoee Lakefront Park (located on the shores of Starke Lake at 125 North Lakeshore Drive in Ocoee). The project was completed in the fall of 2019 and the city has already confirmed event contracts through 2021. The city is […]

What is ‘new normal’ for stadiums, arenas?

Sharing an interesting article written By LEN MOSER – GUEST COLUMNIST | As seen in Orlando Sentinel – June 7, 2020. Len Moser is vice president of Barton Malow Builders’ national sports division.   Stay-at-home orders are lifted, businesses across Central Florida are implementing the state’s guidelines for reopening, and larger institutions — like theme […]

Creating a Collage – i4 Business Magazine

The i4 Business magazine is one of our favorite sources for Central Florida business news and for intriguing feature stories about business and community leaders. Each year the magazine reserves the February issue to cover the exciting world of Construction and Commercial Real Estate. The Collage Companies was honored to be featured in the February […]

Building Success with Passion, Performance and Persistence

As Seen In: Construction in Focus By Allison Dempsey The Collage Companies has been building in Central Florida for nearly four decades. Their mission is “to build projects that strengthen the foundation and fabric of our community” and, since its founding in 1982, the company has accomplished this mission by diligently serving owners and carrying […]

THREE NEW HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

Lake Mary, Florida – The Collage Companies works with IHG Hotels & Resorts in the development of their Holiday Inn Express & Suites brand hotels throughout Florida. Holiday Inn Express is a mid-priced hotel chain within the InterContinental Hotels Group family of brands that focuses on providing convenient and practical amenities and caters to business travelers and […]

Grand Opening of Kissimmee Garage

Collage was honored to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the new FDOT Multi-Modal Transportation Facility earlier this month. Collage constructed the project, which consists of 398 spaces in a four-story garage to serve a variety of customers for FDOT, SunRail, Lynx and the City of Kissimmee. Intermodel Parking Garage Ribbon Cutting, May 9, 2017 from […]

First GREEN Bank Ormond Beach wins Orlando Business Journal Structures Award!

Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 Structures Awards were given for projects that stand out, either by the size, complexity, and/or impact on economic development, the community or the region. First GREEN Bank, Ormond Beach received Top Green Project. The Collage Companies renovated the first floor and exterior of the 11,000 square foot building while First GREEN […]

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation recognizes Orlando Amtrak project

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 2016 Preservation Awards at the 38th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference in Tallahassee. This year’s conference was themed Historic Preservation: A Capital Idea! and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. As a part of the conference, beginning in December the Florida Trust […]

Brian Walsh selected as judge for National DBIA Student Competition

President, Brian Walsh was selected to serve on the panel of judges for the 2013 National DBIA Student Competition. The competition is designed to mirror best practices in actual design-build project delivery for students in some of the best colleges and universities around the country with Architectural and Construction Management undergraduate and graduate programs. The […]