Is Your Business Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

If you live in Florida or along the Gulf or Atlantic coast line in general, you probably already have a hurricane preparedness checklist and emergency plan for you and your family.  But what about your business or workplace? Do you have a Business Disaster & Recovery plan? This is often overlooked with little to no […]

New Carwash Prototype Begins in Jacksonville

  Our team recently completed the first stand-alone Gate Express Carwash facility in Jacksonville, FL. Located just off Interstate 95 and Collins Road, this 4,142 square foot building is the new prototype for over 20 fully automated carwash facilities that will be built throughout the Jacksonville area. Built on 1.6 acres, this state-of-the-art carwash has […]

History, Culture, and Holiday Joy

One of the many things we, as a company, look forward to each year is partaking in the Salvation Angel Tree program. This year we supported 50 children and our team’s participation was incredible. For the past few weeks, tricycles, bicycles, scooters, play kitchen sets, wagons, clothes, shoes, jackets, and bags and bags of toys […]

33 Year Customer Reunion

This past Christmas was extra special for Scherer Construction’s founder, Clark H. Scherer, III. Clark had the privilege of enjoying the holiday festivities with his very first three customers, Walt Williams, Al Thomas, and Jerry Messerman, dating back to his beginning in 1984. Walt Williams, the former owner of Precision Tune for the Tampa Bay […]

The Optimism Continues… but for How Long?

For the 37th year in a row, the Urban Land Institute (ULI), in conjunction with PwC, released its Emerging Trends in Real Estate publication. Local ULI chapters then hosted luncheons where a speaker from either PwC or ULI discussed the findings and their local impact with a panel from the market. The report and sentiments […]

Scherer Ranks #32

            Scherer Construction of North Florida was an honoree in the University of Florida’s 2016 Gator100 Ceremony held February 19th at the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The Gator100 is a result of the Warrington College of Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center wanting to identify and honor UF alumni […]

Celebrating 20 Years

February 12, 2016 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, […]

Residential Amenities: Creating a Lifestyle

Residential development still follows the old adage: “location, location, location!” Originally the location in reference was around economic centers such as a downtown business district. If it was away from city center, it would be gathered around unique properties adjacent to oceans, rivers, or key natural geological features. Today, residential developers are finding ways to […]

What’s Old is New Again: Commercial Development

Since the middle of the 20th century, the construction and development industry, as a whole, has grown inefficient. In the 1960’s, savvy owners realized that they could often enjoy a cost savings by breaking the design and construction practices into segments, much like Ford’s process driven “assembly line” approach that revolutionized the manufacturing industry 50 […]