AUGUST 24, 2020

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Chosen for FGCU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has been chosen to provide pre-construction and construction management services for the new Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).

Construction has begun on the three-story, 27,000 square foot structure that will support the FGCU Frank and Ellen Daveler & Sandra Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship. The Center will include a Student Incubator, Maker Space, classrooms, labs and associated offices. The total construction budget is approximately $8,000,000.

O‑A‑K’s Project Manager is Winfried Krepf, the Project Superintendent is Scott Reynolds, and Project Estimator and Pre-Construction is Abel Natali. The project architects are Rowe Architects, Inc. and Parker/Mudgett/Smith.

An employee-owned company, O‑A‑K Florida, Inc.’s Board of Directors is comprised of 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.

Construction has begun on the three-story, 27,000 square foot structure that will support the FGCU Frank and Ellen Daveler & Sandra Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship.

In Other News

Progress Video: Forest Hills Northern

Progress Video: Forest Hills Northern

Bond Summary:This $140 million bond program at Forest Hills…
Zwack Dale

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida’s Matthew…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida’s Matthew Zwack Named as Successor to President David Dale

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball (O‑A‑K) Company, a preeminent general…
9 2020 Airport 1 00 00 16 11 Still004

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Gateway…

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Gateway Plaza

O‑A‑K has completed another exciting project with Gerald R.…
IMG 3703

Oakridge Public Schools Breaks Ground…

Oakridge Public Schools Breaks Ground on 2019 Bond Project

Oakridge Public Schools broke ground on their $16.1 million…
IMG 1874

Thornapple Kellogg Schools Breaks…

Thornapple Kellogg Schools Breaks Ground on 2019 Bond Project

Construction is officially underway at all three Thornapple…
O A K team Jan erik Hustrulid Dave Dale Jeanette Baldwin

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Hosts Topping Off…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Hosts Topping Off Event at New Lehigh Acres Middle School

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
IMG 1219 3

St. Peter Catholic Church in Douglas,…

St. Peter Catholic Church in Douglas, MI Breaks Ground

Church members and project partners gathered Sunday,…
Propp Ryan

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Names Ryan…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Names Ryan Propp General Superintendent

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
Naples Airport OAK

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes Naples…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes Naples Airport Fire Fighting and Rescue Building

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…

Ottawa County Road Commission Update

Ottawa County Road Commission Update

Recap from previous Ottawa County Road Commission video:…