In collaboration with SchenkelShultz Architecture, Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has been chosen as the design-build team for the new Fixed Base Operator (FBO) hangar at the Punta Gorda Airport by The Charlotte County Airport Authority. The team will provide design and construction turnkey activities for this project performance, including architectural programming, design, scheduling, and construction services.
The new standalone hangar with office space and restrooms will be located in the Punta Gorda Airport’s Aviation Expansion Area (AviEx), located on the north side of the airfield off of Challenger Road. This facility will comprise an approximately 14,400 square foot, single-story building with office spaces and restrooms to serve as a base for transient customers flying into and out of the FBO.
O‑A‑K’s project manager is Abel Natali, the project superintendent is John Tartaglia, and Matthew Zwack is the principal-in-charge. The SchenkelShultz Architecture team includes Gary Krueger, project manager, and Nathalie White, project designer.
An employee-owned company, O‑A‑K Florida, Inc.’s Board of Directors comprises members from the company’s Florida operations. Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build, and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982.
O‑A‑K’s Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Florida operation has offices in Collier and Lee counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers. Learn more about O‑A‑K at www.owen‑ames‑kimball.com.