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With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm.  AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings.  The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government.  AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.  A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014.  More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.  

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. The company’s water division delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. Its innovative solutions protect water at its source, treat it to the highest standards, deliver it to homes and businesses, then collect and treat wastewater before reintroducing it safely back into the environment. B&V Water works with clients to make smart use of their water resources through water reuse systems, desalination, dams and hydro power, renewables, irrigation, aquifer storage and recovery.  

CDM Smith is a consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm delivering exceptional service to public and private clients worldwide. An employee-owned corporation with a multidisciplinary staff of nearly 4,800 employees in more than 130 offices around the world, we offer a full range of services in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities and maintains the size, stability, and resources required to successfully undertake a diverse range of projects. CDM Smith is a top ranked global contractor and leader in at-risk project delivery. The firm has executed over $3.5 billion of design-build work for public, private, and federal clients in water and wastewater, facility construction, transportation, energy, remediation, and emergency response. CDM Smith utilizes the knowledge of our multi-faceted resources as a single point of responsibility for capital projects to provide innovative solutions from initial concept development through design, construction, commissioning, and operations and maintenance. More information on CDM Smith can be found at www.cdmsmith.com.

The Collage Companies, an established multi-service firm with capabilities and expertise in Design - Build, Construction Management, and General Contracting, has served Florida and the southeast since 1982. Values of open book communication, win-win conflict prevention, and integration of all team members, including major subcontractors, have resulted in a high percentage of repeat clients and multiple award winning projects in both the public and private sectors of the industry. Collage will continue to pursue clients in both the public and private sector with an emphasis on green buildings and government, religious facilities, parks and recreational facilities, transportation, educational and hospitality markets. Most important to Collage’s success is striving to not only build buildings but to build relationships with each of their clients. For more information please visit our site: www.collage-usa.com.


Haskell ranks among the foremost design-build organizations in the U.S. Its experience and professionalism have earned it an enviable reputation among corporate clients, developers and public agencies who repeatedly select the company on the basis of its leadership in design-build delivery and a consistent record of performance.  Haskell is expanding into design-build projects in several foreign markets.





Hensel Phelps Construction Co. 
For 75 years, Hensel Phelps has delivered the best value in building services by placing expert construction professionals on each and every project undertaken. Consistently ranked as one of the nation's top design-builders by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and Engineering News Record (ENR), Hensel Phelps fully understands the benefits of utilizing a single contract for design and construction services. Having delivered over 250 design-build projects valued at more than $17 billion, the company is proud to be a leader in the design-build world. It is Hensel Phelps' outstanding reputation for having well managed, safe and high-quality design-build projects that have allowed the company to flourish with project Owners, subcontractors and material suppliers.



PC Construction shares over half a century of industry-leading excellence with every client we meet. We offer general contracting, construction management-at-risk, design-build, and preconstruction planning services for projects of all sizes—from a single office fit-up to treatment plants valued at over $250 million. Founded in 1958, PC is headquartered in Vermont with a network of locations in Florida, Georgia, Maine, New York and North Carolina, and numerous project offices across the country. Our annual volume in excess of $500 million includes extensive work in a diverse range of markets with a focus on Water and Wastewater Treatment.

We are a 100% employee-owned company whose daily actions are guided by our core values. Our commitment to outstanding job completion, exceptional customer service and superior safety performance has made us a partner of choice in the construction industry. Our team of 900 employees hails from every craft and expertise in the field, allowing us to combine innovative construction methods and accountable project management with extensive self-perform capabilities to get the job done and get it done right.

Southeast Mechanical Contractors is a full-service commercial air-conditioning contractor with over 43 years of experience. We provide HVAC design assistance and installation for the South Florida commercial, institutional, and industrial markets. Our goal is to provide Building Owners and Engineers with resources needed to assure that the most effective and efficient application is selected in order to deliver maximum interior comfort. Our industry experience and expertise helps us to offer our Clients HVAC systems and operation methods that significantly improve energy efficiency, indoor comfort, air quality, and operational savings. Our organization furnishes and installs all types and major brands of HVAC equipment and controls. We also optimize equipment performance through surveys, commissioning, and system-wide analysis. Quality, training, safety and a team approach are a high priority within the organization with the ultimate goal of having a satisfied Client. Southeast Mechanical Contractors was established in 1975 and we continue to operate with the same philosophy we did from day one. A Client driven focus was one of the founding principles that has been the driving force behind the company’s success. SMC continues to provide HVAC installations in commercial, institutional, industrial, governmental, and medical facilities throughout South Florida. Our high standard of quality for our Clients begins with our early conceptual budgets and continues throughout the Design Assist – Preconstruction Phase and then moves to the field where our focus on craftsmanship and quality provides an end result of a satisfied Client. This correlates to the fact that 90% of our work is from repeat Clients.


Established in 1985 in Jacksonville, Florida. Stellar provides award-winning design-build, construction management at-risk and general contracting services for a range of commercial and public sector markets across the United States. A 750-plus-employee global construction, engineering and architecture firm, Stellar has extensive experience in projects of all sizes, from continuing contract work to major projects. The company serves public and private sector clients in the automotive, education, faith-based, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, military, office/retail, recreation, and housing markets. In addition to its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, Stellar operates nearly 50 support locations and offices throughout the United States, as well as locations in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA), Central and South America, Europe and India. For more information, visit http://stellar.net/commercial.


SUPERIOR Construction Company, founded in 1938, is a premier contracting firm in Florida and a leader in design-build alternative delivery. We have been a licensed contractor in Florida since 1987, specializing in complex bridges, highways, major earthwork and concrete paving. Our award-winning Team excels in bringing project enhancing innovative solutions and cost savings to our clients. Superior’s safety record consistently ranks in the top 1% of the safest contractors in the country; safety is a cornerstone of our company’s mission.


WGI is a full-service consulting firm specializing in design-build project delivery. We have what it takes to be your partner and deliver design-build projects safely, smoothly, and efficiently. We have delivered 40 design-build transportation projects (worth over $1.6B) in Florida alone. We know how to leverage the design-build process to maximize value and constructability by working with select build partners. The fact that we provide comprehensive professional services makes project development and management easier for build partners and reviews and approval easier for owners. We design to our build partners’ strengths and innovate, save time and maximize value for owners. WGI’s design-build projects have been recognized with 17 awards in the last five years, including national DBIA awards.


Wharton-Smith has been performing design-build and alternative delivery projects in the water/wastewater industry and the commercial markets for over 25 years. This experience has sharpened and refined the way design-build projects are executed and have maximized the efficiencies and benefits of an integrated design-builder. Managing the design process is just one component of a design-build project, but in many ways sets the stage for how the rest of the project unfolds. Wharton-Smith's history of successfully delivering design-build and alternative delivery projects has resulted in refined processes and proven procedures that integrate collaborative decision-making into the management of the entire project. We deliver projects on-time and under budget, as Design-Build projects with Wharton-Smith offer a holistic view of the project and the owner’s objectives, ensuring that the end result meets or exceeds the project vision.


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