2016 News Articles / Press Releases

06/03/2016 |

06/03/2016 |

Sarasota, FL, June 3, 2016– Willis Smith Construction announces the completion of Fire Station 14 (VAMO). The new station is a 10,000 SF two story building design dictated by the tight project...

04/21/2016 |

04/21/2016 |

Local art leaders and community patrons rejoiced today with the official groundbreaking of the incoming Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Made possible by...

04/21/2016 |

The Ringling's newest building will be all about glass, inside and out.

Before a large gathering of community leaders and benefactors, The Ringling officially broke ground Wednesday on...

04/18/2016 |

04/18/2016 |

About eight years ago, Willis A. Smith Construction built a new, 18,000-square-foot headquarters. It was right at the start of the recession, not exactly the perfect time to expand.

But the...

04/14/2016 |

04/14/2016 |

Willis Smith Construction recently appointed David Carey to the role of chief financial officer. Carey joined the company in 2014 as the director of accounting;
he has more than 20 years of...

03/20/2016 |

03/20/2016 |

Willis Smith is proud to announce the promotion of Kenneth Slezak to Project Manager. Since joining Willis Smith, Kenny has been instrumental in the completion of two renovation projects for USF...

03/01/2016 |

03/01/2016 |

Celebrating both a new chapter for Southwest Florida Episcopalians and the preservation of a treasured tract of Old Florida, the Rt. Rev. Dabney Smith gave his blessing Tuesday to a 97-acre...

02/09/2016 |

02/09/2016 |

Mote Marine Laboratory began the demolition of its buildings in the Florida Keys today, Feb. 18, to make way for the construction of its new research and education facility. This afternoon Mote...

01/15/2016 |

01/15/2016 |

Sarasota, FL, January 14, 2016– Willis Smith Construction announces the Grand Opening of Fire Station 17 (Nathan Benderson Park). The new station is in excess of 13,000 SF and is a mixed use...

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