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Urban Land Institute: 2015 National & Local Emerging Real Estate Trends

scherer uli eventEach year, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) works jointly with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to provide an outlook on real estate investment and development. ULI chapters across the country then bring in a PwC spokesperson to review the findings and then pair them with a panel of local experts to see how national and local trends differ. In Florida, Trends events have been held in Jacksonville, Gainesville, Orlando, Tampa, and soon to be in Tallahassee. This combination of national and local perspectives gives the attendees a blend of expert opinions that they can then apply to their business decisions.

So what are the top trends in 2015? Click the Read More button.

Diversity Is a Key Component

diversity-textblueWhen you are driving through town and see a Scherer Construction sign, what project springs to your mind? Do you immediately see a Walgreens? Do you automatically associate it with The Salvation Army? Or do you, as we would hope, think more along the lines of “What HAVEN’T they done?” The answer to that question is: we have done it all!

Monte’s Score: A Worthy Recognition

Monte LewisFebruary 12, 2015 marks a special day for both Scherer Construction and our Superintendent Monte Lewis. Today we celebrate Monte’s 20th year anniversary as a Scherer employee. Monte, aka the Big Red Machine, has been a large contributor to the overall success of Scherer Construction with his strong work ethic, his drive for quality work, and always wanting to learn how to do the job better. With over 54 years of construction experience under his belt, Monte is deemed a landmark here at Scherer.

To shine the light further on his success, Marketing Director Sara Emmanuel interviewed Monte. To read the interview, click on Read More.

Doug Wilcox Awarded Ethics in Business Award

1507208_855969324444705_4213735888038214665_nWe are so excited to share that our President, Doug Wilcox, was one of two recipients of the 2015 Rotary Club of Gainesville Ethics in Business Award. This award represents someone who exemplifies an exceedingly ethical life and echoes that commitment within their business and community. It is quite an honor and well deserved. Doug is truly an amazing person and a hero and mentor to many of us at Scherer Construction. Congratulations!!!

New Project Award with Clay Electric HQ

Clay Electric HQ 1-6-15 02 webOur team was the low bidder on a hard bid project for the Clay Electric New Headquarters buildings. This project is Phase 1 of the overall development for their Keystone Heights facility location. During this phase, we will be constructing 2 of the 5 purposed buildings, a new chiller yard and extensive site improvements. The concrete and site work will be self-performed by our concrete and site division.

Alachua Roadway Ribbon Cutting

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Yesterday our team celebrated with the City of Alachua County Commission and the Downtown Redevelopment Trust Board at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently completed NW 150th Avenue/NW 142nd Terrace Improvements.

121 Financial Groundbreaking

121-groundbreakingOur team recently broke ground on the new 3,900 square foot branch facility for the 121 Financial Credit Union in Middleburg, Florida. The new facility, which is schedule to be completed in the Spring of 2015, will consist of three drive-through lanes, a 24 hour drive through ATM, and safe deposit boxes.

Church Involvement

ggmac photoWe recently signed an agreement with Greater Grant Memorial AME Church to help them through their next phase of growth. The process being used has been developed specifically for churches and their unique requirements. We enjoy working with churches and their leadership teams to make wise decisions well ahead of ever breaking ground.

Building Transformation

After the remodel

If you are not local to Gainesville, one would never know what the building looked like a several months ago. Check out the photos of the before and after shots.