Multi Family


Madison Cay Apartments – Ft. Pierce, FL – Ft. Pierce, FL (2007) – Estimator Mr. Collier compiled a complete proposal for a $10.7M, 132 unit rent assisted apartment complex for a repeat client specializing in subsidized apartment communities. The property consisted of 10 buildings with a pool and clubhouse. The estimate was turned over to the construction team and was successfully built.

Madison Cay Apartments – Ft. Pierce, FL – Ft. Pierce, FL (2007) – Estimator Mr. Collier compiled a complete proposal for a $10.7M, 132 unit rent assisted apartment complex for a repeat client specializing in subsidized apartment communities. The property consisted of 10 buildings with a pool and clubhouse. The estimate was turned over to the construction team and was successfully built.

CDG Living at Heathrow – Heathrow, FL (2007) Estimator Provided final GMP and started the permitting process for the developer.   The project consisted of fourteen, 2 and 3 story, garden style buildings over garages for a total of 292 luxury apartments covering 400,000 SF. Also included in this $50M project was site-work, landscaping and a full amenity package. Buildings were constructed of wood floor and roof trusses, stucco and stone veneer and TPO flat roofing. During this lengthy pre-construction process, Mr. Collier attended many meetings at the developer’s office to review bids, constructability, schedule and cost saving options. The Developer eventually built the project through other resources.

Artisan Park Club Condominiums – Celebration, FL (2006 – 2007) Assistant Project Manager On this $50M, 760,000, 312 unit, 8 building condo complex, Mr. Collier was responsible for closeout of last phase. This process involved doing warranty on units that needed issues resolved that were under 1 year of ownership. Additionally, the closeout entailed completing the final punch list from the owner, homeowner and architect for units and buildings not substantially complete. In addition to the typical construction process of coordinating the work with subcontractors, the scheduling of the work also needed to be coordinated with the project owner as well as homeowners.

Las Colinas / Sonoma Phase 11 / La Terra Links – Howey in the Hills (Mission Inn Resort) & St. Augustine (World Golf Village), FL (2004 – 2006) Estimator / Assistant Project Manager As part of a multi-year, company-wide effort for the same developer and architect team, these luxury 4-plex and 2-plex condos were estimated and built. These coach homes over garages were constructed of CMU, hollowcore slabs with wood roof trusses and concrete tile roofs. Each unit was custom in relation to the available upgrades including an elevator upgrade, if desirable. Based on past performance and competitive bidding procedures, these projects were only negotiated with the developer and not bid to other general contractors.

Avalon Town Center Condos – Orlando, FL (2006) AsEstimator, prepared preliminary pricing for a $70M, 5 story, U-shaped courtyard style, 280 unit condo building. Units were built around a courtyard which contained a pool, stream and landscaping. The footprint of the building was 200,000 SF alone and the building totaled 730,000 SF. The 580 space attached parking structure on the 1st floor was designed with conventional concrete construction and the residential living space above was an Epicore deck system.

Villa Del Lago Luxury Condos Orlando, FL (2006) Estimator Under close collaboration with Scott Partnership Architecture as well as eleven other design consultants, this single building luxury condo project never made it past the estimate stage. Included in this $50M, 376,000 SF high-rise project was sitework and utilities, hardscape, landscape and irrigation, elevated pool deck over the main drive entrance. The 1st thru 3rd floors consisted of a 270 space cast in place ramped parking structure with storage lockers, amenity center, trash chutes, stairs and elevators to units above. Floors 4th thru 9th contained 96 units ranging from 1,900 to 2,900 SF. The project was designed as a core and shell and separate fit-out package. With a fast-track permitting and construction strategy, this allowed flexibility to build-out units as dictated by sales. The superstructure consisted of cast in place columns and shear walls, a MEGA composite joist and slab system, structural tube steel and cold formed exterior framing. Interiors were specified as high end. Additional, non-typical features were a generator with automatic transfer switches, audio, video, surveillance and access controls, telecom and fire sprinkler with fire pump. Site difficulties were building a 100’ by 50’ footprint on a 2 acre site adjacent to a busy intersection and existing multi-family property. Additionally, due to the soils and building structure, vibro – replacement stone columns were required at each column. The building envelope consisted of 3-hr MEGA wall with dens glass, EIFS, and single hung windows. Roofing was a concrete tile mansard roof and membrane flat roof concealing the mechanical systems.

Terra Sol Condos and Townhouses – Jacksonville, FL (2006) Estimator For a state-wide developer of commercial properties, a proposal was done for a $96,000,000, 344 unit, 914,000 SF new residential community. This consisted of seven, 32 unit condos, eight, 8 unit townhomes and seven, 8 unit condos plus clubhouse, gatehouse, pool pavilion, maintenance, trash compactor and entry wall. On a 40 acre site, the condo buildings were 2 and 5 stories over garages and the townhomes were provided with surface parking. The 5 story podium condo had parking and storage on the ground level. Levels 2 thru 5 were served by an elevator and each unit was accessed through a common breezeway. The 6th floor contained the largest units, each with a private outdoor patio. The mechanicals occupied the other half of the 6th floor. This buildings were constructed of all post tension slabs, CMU exterior and party walls and stucco. A value engineering of hollowcore slabs for the podium and wood floor trusses for the townhouses was recommended to the owner.

West Ridge Apartments – Jacksonville, FL (2006) Estimator This $16,000,000 HUD wood frame apartment complex with full amenities, pool and sports courts was comprised of 351,000 SF with 336 units within thirteen, 3-story buildings. These exterior walk up stairs style apartments had common breezeways connecting the units. The buildings were wood floor and roof trusses with asphalt shingles, wood framed exterior walls clad with brick and cement board siding. Full demolition of the previous multifamily complex and new sitework / utility infrastructure was included. Additional, unique features included twelve detached garage structures, a carwash, gypcrete floor leveling and individual fireplaces within the units.

Magnolia Park Apartments – Milledgeville, GA (2005) Estimator Located in an neighboring state, much effort was given to finding the appropriate subcontractors.   The project consisted of a $9.5M, 160,000, 112 unit college housing apartment complex with full amenities including clubhouse, exercise building, mail kiosk, maintenance, compactor, pool, volleyball and basketball courts. These nine, 2-story wood framed structures had a building envelope constructed of brick, cement board siding and asphalt shingle roofing Also included was a full sitework package with surface parking and landscaping.

Clermont Yacht Club Condos — Clermont, FL (2006) Estimator Adding to an existing townhouse subdivision were four, 27 unit condo buildings, each 4 stories. This 18 month project totaled 265,200 SF, $22 M for 108 units. Buildings were comprised of underground parking with 3 stories of living above. The units ranged in size from 1,200 to 2,200 SF. The building structure was post tension slab on grade, CMU, Hambro floor system and stucco exterior. The interiors were high end finishes with the options of a home buyer upgrade program. A year later after the entire 4 building project was priced, the owner requested to price constructing one building and starting construction. However, due to market conditions, the project was cancelled.

Avalon II Townhouses and Apartments – Orlando, FL (2006) EstimatorFor a multi-state developer and owner of multifamily properties, Lecesse Development, an open book proposal was provided. The project was a $20M, 336,000 SF, 19 building, 185 unit townhome and apartment complex within the Avalon Park master-planned community. The buildings consisted of a mix of 30 unit podiums, carriage homes and 6, 9 and 12 unit townhomes over garages. Additionally this stand alone subdivision included a clubhouse, pool, mail kiosk, maintenance, trash compactor, entry gate and tot lot. The buildings were wood framed, hardi-siding withasphalt shingles. These luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment contained high end finishes with imported granite vanities and countertops.

Landsdowne Terrace Apartments – Lutz, FL (2005) Estimator For a $9.5M courtyard style, low income, senior apartments, an estimate was produced for a repeat client and architect, Slocum and Platts. This 4-story,156,000 SF, 160 unit building included sitework, landscaping, amenity building, shuffleboard and a pool. The unit mix was one bed / 1 bath as well as 2 bed / 2 bath ranging from 570 SF to 1000 SF. The building consisted of conventional slab on grade, wood framed walls, roof trusses and floor trusses with gypcrete, trash chutes, stucco, asphalt shingles and single hung windows.   From the ground floor lobby, units were accessed by 2 elevators and 4 stairwells that led to an interior corridor layout on each floor. The center courtyard of this U-shaped building contained the pool and amenity center. Due to the large footprint of the building, two 4-hr separation walls were required for life safety. The proposal was negotiated with the developer and after award of contract, the estimate was passed to the construction team and built.

Victoria Gardens Condos – Deland, FL (2005) Estimator For a repeat customer, St. Joe Towns and Resorts, a senior living condominium development was planned within the 380 acre Victoria Park master-planned community. The pre-construction consisted of an initial RFP based on general conditions and historical costs. Additionally, St. Joe requested that a comparative analysis be done on a similar product concurrently in the sales stage. This similar product was Pulte Home’s Del Webb community in Jacksonville, FL called Sweetwater. The positive results of this analysis allowed the design documents to make forward progress. After being shortlisted to bid, preliminary design documents were distributed and a complete estimate was provided. This three year, eight phase project comprised of 764,000 SF, $62M, 292 units. These 3 and 4 story, 30 unit buildings consisted of 22,000 8 units over parking and 30,000 12 units over parking, respectively. The building structure was concrete slab on grade, CMU, hollowcoreslabs, hurricane rated building envelope, stucco, fiber cement siding and elevators.

Lake Burden Condos – Windermere, FL (2005) Estimator Mr. Collier prepared estimates for a nationwide single family homebuilder, Ashton Woods, for as they sought to develop condos. Phase 1 of the project consisted of $22M, 220 units with two and three bedroom units within 2 building types. The 8 buildings comprised of 20 units or 30 units containing 28,000 and 40,000 SF respectively, for a total of 374,000 SF.. Additional amenities included clubhouse, mail, kiosk, maintenance / carwash, free-standing garages, trash compactor enclosure and storage. Finish selections were based on a neighboring Ashton Woods townhome project. These 2 and 3 story structures were comprised of post tension slab on grade, CMU, proprietary Hambro composite slab system, wood roof trusses, stucco exterior, elevator, individual split system AC, fully sprinkled and mid-level interior finishes. Estimated project completion, with a 5 week start stagger for each building, was 15 months.

Perico Island Club Bldg #2,3– Bradenton, FL (2005) Assistant Estimator Assisted executives and estimating team prepare an RFP and attended interview as shortlisted GC. The general conditions, schedule and presentation was the basis of selection of the general contractor. The estimate for phase 1 was as 6-story, 40 unit building and 7 story, 48 unit building. The second building was staggered to finish 8 months after the first building based on projected sales.

Artisan Park Townhouses Bldg 5,6 – Celebration, FL (2004) Estimator For a repeat developer and architect within the same community where a current project, Artisan Club Condos was ongoing, a proposal for two row-houses was conducted. This high end, $2.3 M project featured 2-story buildings with five and six units for a total of 33,000 SF.