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May 14, 2021
After no in-person conferences for more than a year, our team is venturing out and excited to see our retail clients without a zoom screen next week at the Retail Live Southeast 2021 Conference.
Members of the Scott + Cormia team will be at the Hyatt Grand Cypress to take part in the event, Thursday, May 20, 2021. With nearly 70 retailers exhibiting and several developers and service providers in the commercial real estate industry attending, it will be a whose who for the CRE industry and a chance for folks to talk shop without dialing into a zoom call.
If you would like to connect with our team during Retail Live, please reach out to one of the people below:
May 13, 2021
architecture, interiors, orlando, out of the closet, photography, retail
We’re really excited that Out of The Closet is complete and open to the public! It has been such a great addition to Orlando and fun to drive by and see on the corner of Mills Ave. Out of The Closet directly benefits those living with HIV and Aids. Be sure to check it out or donate clothes, if you haven’t already!
photos done by Harry Lim Photography
May 13, 2021
brewery, Community, orlando architecture, windermere
Congratulations to Windermere Brewing Company on the ground breaking of your new building. We’re thrilled you trusted us with something so near and dear to you and will strive to exceed your expectations.
“My hope is that this brewery will be the manifestation of that community — a place where we can all come together, a place where we can grow together” – Dr. Joe Ata, Co-founder
View full article HERE.
April 29, 2021
Members of the S+C team got to see ORRA’s vision take one more step toward becoming reality. Members of the community, local government, including the Orlando Economic Partnership, ORRA leadership, as well as representatives of the design-build team made up of Precision Building Construction and Scott + Cormia were in attendance to officially break ground on ORRA’s new home.
ORRA CEO Cliff long led the ceremony that took place on April 28th. It is expected that the project will be finished in late 2022.
S+C Partner Matt Cormia noted, “Being teamed with PBC and the talent and personalities that we were able to collaborate with on the design for this building, is part of what made this such a fun project, as an architect. I’m particularly proud of this design and feel it was a good match of exploration of shape, materiality, patterning and also being cost effective, while also being really nice.”
View full press release, here.
April 26, 2021
We are proud to have been named as one of the University of Florida’s 2021 Gator100 during a special virtual ceremony on April 23. The Gator100 recognizes the world’s fastest-growing Gator businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young calculated each company’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking.
We were ranked #24! Two of the firm’s Principals, Kristine Gilmore and Liz Seay are alumnus of UF, class of 2004 and 2006 respectively.
Business Development Executive, Erin Simpson stated, “We’re honored to be listed among so many amazing companies and excited to continue seeing such talent coming from the programs at UF.”
To qualify for the Gator100, companies must have been in business for five or more years as of Oct. 30, 2020, and have had verifiable annual revenues of $250,000 or more every year since 2017.
View the full list of 2021 Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.
April 20, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2021, Orlando, Florida – Precision Building Construction and Scott + Cormia Architecture & Interiors were engaged by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association in the design-build effort of the association’s new headquarters in Orlando, Florida. Located on the Orlando Executive Park Property, near Lee Road and Interstate 4, the building will encompass approximately 45,000 square feet of space.
Matt Cormia, Partner at Scott + Cormia Architecture and Interiors, noted “The idea in the design aesthetic was to be a contemporary look, with a playful use of materials and shapes; something that is visually pleasing, but not something that will be dated moving forward.”
The interior space is focused on wellness, with lots of natural light, and open, communal areas that are intended to encourage vertical flow and interaction throughout the building’s four levels. With in-house event space on the ground floor, the design also incorporates horizontal separation. The first floor is set up to greet the public, while the second floor will primarily cater to members’ services, which will enable the third and fourth floors to allow for seamless administrative and legal support.
As the official groundbreaking date approaches, Chuck Hobus, President of Precision Building Construction said, “We are proud and honored to have been selected by ORRA to design and build their future home.” Hobus also stated, “The area of Lee Road east and west of Interstate 4 has become increasingly desirable, with plans for shops, restaurants, hotels and office space. ORRA’s new headquarters plays an important part of the ongoing development that is rapidly changing the landscape of this area. It’s exciting for our team to be part of something that creates a lasting impact on our community.”
The groundbreaking will take place Wednesday, April 28th with construction commencing soon thereafter. Estimated construction time will be 18 months, allowing for the building to be complete and operational in Q4 of 2022.
Cormia also said, “With all of the architectural talent in this area, to be chosen by ORRA for this project is humbling. The relationships that we have established with the ORRA executive team and building committee, as well as Cliff Long and Amanda Ornelas, have been very rewarding and fun. l believe, as a team, we’ve all risen to the challenges of what this design has to offer and are hopeful that this is just the beginning of improvements for the Lee Road corridor and Lake Destiny Drive extension.”
About Scott + Cormia
Based in Orlando, Florida, Scott + Cormia Architecture and Interiors is led by partners Ray Scott and Matt Cormia. With projects across the US and Caribbean, the firm serves a variety of clients in the multifamily, office, retail, restaurant, hospitality, industrial and healthcare/senior living realms. With a mission of serving clients through creatively bringing their visions to life and working to continually elevate the places the firm works, the S+C team is honored to work with a multitude of developers, contractors and private clients.
About Precision Building Construction
PBC is a full-service general contractor that combines the experience and expertise of larger contractors with a uniquely personal approach to construction projects. Our commitment to excellence and our approach to each project are what makes us different and help us excel in several ways. Today, PBC specializes in new construction and renovation projects in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, hospitality, and retail markets in Central Florida. PBC takes pride in providing all the services of larger contractors with a uniquely personal approach.
April 6, 2021
Our team can’t wait to try out the new Eggs Up location that will be opening in Winter Garden this summer. The S+C team is honored to have been a part of this project.
We hear the Founders Hash is pretty spectacular. Check out the article from 1851Franchise.com below to learn a little bit more about Eggs Up and the lovely Franchise Partners, Noel and Annie Arriola.
Construction to begin this month at West Point Commons
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Eggs Up Grill, a rapidly growing breakfast, brunch, and lunch concept is starting construction on a new restaurant that will open this summer in the West Point Commons Shopping Center. The restaurant, known for its great-tasting, freshly prepared meals, friendly service, and inviting atmosphere, is located at 13750 W. Colonial Drive. This is the first Eggs Up Grill for Franchise Partners Noel and Annie Arriola.
March 9, 2021
A lot has changed in the last year, including adding some new faces around the office. Please help us welcome these new folks to the S+C team!
Our Residential team has welcomed Eladio Sanchez, Carol Delgado, Josephine Agustin, Allison Thurston and Vanessa Pinto.
Lennard Davis has come on board to further support our Healthcare team, while Alexis Day recently joined our Interior Design studio.
Additionally, our Marketing and Business Development team welcomes Jenna Goodroe and Leslie Lavery.
January 15, 2021
AIA, Architect, NCARB, Scholarship
Seher Hashmi ended 2020 with a bang! She was awarded the Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship, which covers the cost of sitting for her Architect Registration Exams.
With multiple applicants all demonstrating significant contributions to the profession, involvement in the community and/or professional organizations and outstanding achievement in the creation, development and delivery of programs for emerging architects, all while pursuing licensure, Seher has much to be proud of.
An active AIA and NCARB member, she also works with Black Architects in the Making (BAM) toward their mission of advocating to diversify the field of architecture, through exposure and workshops that connect with students.
Congratulations Seher! We’re proud to have you on the S+C team.
January 5, 2021
Although 2020 was certainly a year that kept everyone agile and provided some challenges, we also were blessed with many opportunities to support our industry partners.
The colorful and much anticipated OBJ Book of Lists greeted us when we returned to the office after the 2020 holiday break. As we flipped through, we were grateful to find the firm recognized as a Best Place to Work, our interiors team listed as one of the top 10 in Central Florida and that our firm is one of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Architectural Firms in the area.
We’re excited to continue serving the client we have, as well as building new partnerships throughout both the commercial and residential real estate industry in 2021.
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