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Below Left (Top row, left to right) Andrew Wilson, Eric Collin and Stefan Baron. (Bottom row, left to right): Heather Gilpatric, Maegan Ochoa and Jovana Fernandez. Below Right: (left to right): Eric Collin and Stefan Baron.

AN INTIMATE APPROACH Choosing to spearhead the development of projects that often activate underutilized or commonly overlooked areas is deeply rooted in Firmo Construction’s core philosophy of modern revitalization. “We approach projects on a neighborhood scale, then we narrow down to the tenants—we always take into consideration the full landscape,” says Baron. “Our involvement is conducive to growth, sustainability and vitality. And it trickles down to the businesses and residences—there’s real integration going on.” This careful consideration on both the micro and macro level helps ensure that buildings are progressive, but developed appropriately in relation to their site, and in context to the greater community. As a design-build firm, Firmo has the ability to manage their clients’ projects through a collective collaboration with all parties involved, all the while consistently maintaining a personalized and family-feel approach. In an industry often perceived as inaccessible, “big business” and as cold as the steel beams of a rising structure, Firmo continues to venture in a more holistic direction. How does a seven-person office manage a growing list of projects that carry the additional weight and responsibility of addressing revitalization? They find success through longstanding relationships with fellow professional experts in the field and the synergy of their small-but-mighty in-house team who hail from all over the globe. Mobile phone numbers are always shared with clients and their downtown Sarasota office is an open, welcoming space for meetings and creative thinking. “When clients arrive to our office, they are really coming to our home,” notes Ochoa. A responsive, personable style that is as much about genuine connection as it is about innovation and expertise—that is Firmo Construction.

CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS • Class A Certified General Contractor • NASCLA Certified Commercial Building Contractor • Member of the US Green Building Council • Member of the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange • Member of the AIA • LEED AP Staff Members • EPA Energy Star Partner & Indoor Air Plus Partner

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

205 N. ORANGE AVENUE SUITE #301 SARASOTA, FL 34236 (941) 917-0494 FirmoConstruction.com @firmo_construction LICENSE #CGC1508283

ERIC COLLIN

PRESIDENT

STEFAN BARON

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

HEATHER GILPATRIC

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

ANDREW WILSON

PROJECT MANAGER

MAEGAN OCHOA

DIRECTOR OF DESIGN

JOVANA FERNANDEZ

OFFICE MANAGER

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