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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 […]

Hurricane Season – How Collage is Preparing

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 2021 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 […]

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 […]

Hooked on Lake Apopka Fishing Challenge

In line with our commitment to environmental protection, we at Collage, were honored to support Friends of Lake Apopka (FOLA) – a citizen advocacy group focused on restoring Lake Apopka to its once pristine condition. In Partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, FOLA hosted Hooked on Lake Apopka Fish Tag Challenge at […]

We Take Care of Our Surroundings

COLLAGE operates with a GREENLIFE – Live with Interest and Focus on Environment – approach to design and construction. We are dedicated to expanding green facilities to communities across the nation, projects which not only fully satisfy our clients’ needs, but also improve their communities. Our drive to structure our business to benefit the greatest […]

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 […]

OSHA – National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction – May 3 – 7

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has dedicated May 3-7, 2021, as the eighth annual National Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction.  During this week, Collage  jobsites hosted meetings to talk directly to employees about safety – focusing on “Fall Hazards” and reinforcing the importance of “Fall Prevention”.  At Collage, planning for safety starts […]

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 […]

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 […]