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Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. Ranks Fifth Largest Among Orlando Business Journal's 2015 Top Construction Cos./General Contractors
May 21, 2015
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA. (May 8, 2015) – Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. ranks fifth largest among Orlando Business Journal’s 2015 Top Construction Cos./General Contractors, based on 2014 revenues of $66,980,000. Other key accomplishments in 2014 included its ranking among Bizjournals' "Florida Fast 100" and Orlando Business Journal’s "Fast 50" (both for the second consecutive year), plus ranking as the fifth largest construction company in Orlando Business Journal's "Golden 100" Top Privately-Held Companies.
Ron Whalen, LEEDÂ® AP, promoted to Vice President at Roger B. Kennedy, Inc.
May 21, 2015
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA. (April 10, 2015) - Ron Whalen, LEED® AP, was promoted to Vice President at Altamonte Springs-based Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. A seasoned Florida construction veteran with 25 years of experience, Whalen joined the firm in October 2014 as Project Executive/Pre-Construction Services. He is a licensed Florida Certified General Contractor and is also a LEED® Accredited Professional as designated by the United States Green Building Council. Whalen’s executive duties include feasibility analysis, initial programming, conceptual budgeting, permitting, pre-construction, contract negotiation and administration, project management and close-out. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida, and is an active member in numerous civic and trade organizations.
Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. Breaks Ground for Heritage Village Commons and Completes Project In Kissimmee
January 29, 2015
LONGWOOD, FLA. (January 26, 2015) - Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. broke ground January 20 for the new $10.8 million, 123-unit Heritage Village Commons senior housing adjacent to its newly-started Weston Park at Longwood Station apartments located across the street from Longwood's SunRail station. Developed by Heritage Village at Longwood, Ltd., Altamonte Springs, and designed by Associated Consulting International (ACi), Winter Park, the four-story project is located at 247 Orange Avenue and is slated for completion in January 2016. Also in January, Kennedy completed CLC World Resorts & Hotels' $35 million Regal Oaks Resort vacation club and timeshare including its two-story, 21,151 square foot clubhouse and pool at 5780 Golden Hawk Way, adjacent to Kissimmee's Old Town attraction.
Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. Constructing 7-Story Westgate Lakes Retail Village at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa, Orlando
January 29, 2015
ORLANDO, FLA. (January 12, 2015) – Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. is constructing the new 7-story Westgate Lakes Retail Village at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa, 10000 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, under its $11.6 million contract with Westgate Resorts, Ltd. Designed by General Design and Restoration, Branson, Mo., the 220,000-square-foot center will feature an 80-foot-high penthouse restaurant, Edge Steakhouse, a Drafts Sports Bar and Grill, Joe's Marketplace and Deli, 32,000 square feet of meeting space, 472 parking spaces, and more. Kennedy has constructed nearly $300 million of projects at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando and Westgate Resort in Kissimmee. Westgate Lakes Retail Village is slated for completion in May 2015.
Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. Breaks Ground on Weston Park at Longwood Station
December 11, 2014
LONGWOOD, FLA. (December 10, 2014) - Construction manager Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. broke ground December 10 for Weston Park at Longwood Station, a four-story, 208-unit apartment community, under its $18.5 million contract with Altamonte Springs-based Weston Park, LP. Located at 103 E. Church St., directly across the street from Longwood's SunRail station, Weston Park was designed by Associated Consulting International (ACi), Winter Park. Slated for completion in February 2016, Weston Park offers one, two and three bedroom apartments complete with upscale amenities as well as a two-level parking garage.