Wharton-Smith Selected as Construction Manager for Corner Lake Middle School

Sanford, FL – September 28, 2016 – Wharton-Smith, Inc., one of Central Florida’s largest locally based general contractors, was recently selected as the Construction Manager for the Orange County Public Schools’ Corner Lake Middle School Comprehensive project. Located off of Chuluota Road in Orlando, the middle school campus will undergo extensive renovations and remodeling totaling approximately 168,000 square feet to existing classrooms, administration, gymnasium, kitchen/dining, art/music and the media center. The project also includes resurfacing of the track and field areas, remodeling of the PE office, locker rooms, outdoor agricultural areas, and storage.

Phased construction on the $12 million project is expected to…

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Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo Named ‘Best Project’ by ENR Midwest

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Sanford, FL – September 20, 2016 – The Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPPC) at the Detroit Zoo, constructed by the DeMaria/Wharton-Smith joint venture, has won ‘Best Project’ in the Sports/Entertainment category of ENR Midwest’s Regional Best Projects. The project team will be honored at the ENR Midwest Best Project Awards event November 30, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

Inspired by the legendary Antarctic expeditions of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the Polk Penguin Conservation Center is the largest penguin habitat in the world and is home to more than 80 penguins of four species – gentoo, macaroni, rockhopper, and king, and…

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Wharton-Smith Selected as Construction Manager for Ironwood Infrastructure Works and Golf Courses

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Sanford, FL – September 6, 2016 –  Developers of Ironwood, the $1.1 billion golf community coming soon to the East End and North Side of Grand Cayman, have appointed Wharton-Smith International LLC (WSI) as their construction manager for infrastructure works on the project. WSI’s primary role is to manage the construction of the golf course and infrastructure of the Ironwood development.

With seven offices in the southeast of the United States, WSI has a comprehensive background in infrastructure works, having managed large construction projects in the USA and globally. The WSI team has a strong connection and affinity with Grand…

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Wharton-Smith Selected as Construction Manager for Hillcrest Elementary School

Sanford, FL – September 1, 2016 – Wharton-Smith, Inc., one of Central Florida’s largest locally based general contractors, has been selected as Construction Manager for the comprehensive addition and renovation project at Orange County Public Schools’ Hillcrest Elementary School. Located in downtown Orlando, the $14.6 million dollar project consists of redeveloping the elementary school campus providing approximately 52,000 square feet of new buildings containing classrooms, administration, dining, media center and support spaces. Renovations totaling 23,000 square feet will be made to the existing facilities. The project will also add a 130-space parking structure.

The comprehensive project is part of Orange County Public Schools’…

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