Sponsors Circle Partners
Our valued Sponsors Circle Partners -- best-in-class businesses that have stepped up and offered extraordinary charitable support -- enable the Chapter to make the educational strides we consistently produce in our South Florida community.
We profusely thank and honor these companies. Please view their bios below and note their logos listed at the bottom of each and every webpage.
Questions? Contact Lee Cooke.
Thank You To Our Sponsors Circle Partners!
Platinum Level Donors ($10,000+)
Florida Atlantic University
Gold Level Donors ($7,500)
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Silver Level Donors ($5,000)
Pirtle Construction Company
Green Level Donors ($2,500)
Abney+Abney Green Solutions
Applied Software Technology
Balfour Beatty Construction
A leader in the U.S. commercial construction industry, Balfour Beatty Construction provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services through more than 2,400 professionals nationwide. The company has been cited as a Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering-News Record and as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® by FORTUNE magazine, each for three years in a row. The company is part of London-based Balfour Beatty plc, a global leader in professional services, construction services, support services, and infrastructure investments, with more than $18 billion in annual revenues. To learn more about the company, visit balfourbeattyus.com.
Coastal Construction Company
Florida Power & Light
FloridaPower & Light Company is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida and serves the third-largest number of customers of any electric utility in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts and is a leading Florida employer with approximately 10,000 employees as of year-end 2012. During the five-year period ended December 31, 2012, the company delivered the best service reliability among Florida investor-owned utilities. As of year-end 2012, its typical residential customer bills are the lowest in Florida, and based on data available in July 2012, are about 26 percent below the national average. A clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide. FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.FPL.com.
MiaGreen Expo & Conference
Miller Construction Company
Perkins + Will
The Perkins+Will Miami office is consistently ranked amongst the top design firms in the city and has become a recognized leader in sustainable-design innovation throughout the region. Strategically located in the heart of Coral Gables, the practice focuses on architecture, interiors and planning in the areas of aviation + transit, corporate + commercial + civic, healthcare, higher education, and science + technology.
The Miami office is led by a team of seasoned professionals who have lived and practiced in the area for many years and who have deep roots in the community. As the gateway to the Americas, the Miami practice is one of the most diverse in the firm, with professionals trained locally and internationally. The office successfully weaves together rich resources in design and programming with a wide spectrum of cultures, traditions, contexts and climates.
The Perkins+Will Miami has been recognized with several honors and distinctions. In 2011 and 2012, Perkins+Will ranked as the #1 Green Architecture Firm in The Book of Lists published by South Florida Business Journal, and also by Florida Trend as one of the Best Companies To Work For In Florida. www.perkinswill.com / 305-569-1333
Resource 4 Floors
SKANSKA USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction networks in the country, currently with more than 150 LEED Certified projects in its diverse portfolio. The firm consists of four business units: Skanska USA Building, specializing in building construction; Skanska USA Civil, focusing on building civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development, developing public-private partnerships; and Skanska Commercial Development, pursuing commercial development initiatives in select US markets. Headquartered in New York with 33 offices across the country, Skanska USA has approximately 7,000 employees, 500+ of which are LEED APs. The firm's 2009 revenues were $5.7 billion, representing 32 percent of Skanska’s global revenues.
Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction groups, with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships. The highly respected global company has 55,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the U.S. and Latin America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Skanska’s 2009 sales totaled $17.9 billion. www.skanska.com / 954-920-5167
State Contracting and Engineering Corporation
Stiles is a full-service commercial real estate firm with a clear mission: Invest. Build. Manage. Stiles services include development, construction, tenant improvement, realty, property management, architecture, acquisitions and financing. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Stiles maintains regional offices in Miami, Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando, as well as an office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Stiles is responsible for more than 40 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and multi-family projects throughout the southeastern United States.
Sustainability is one of the guiding principles of Stiles. We understand that our business directly impacts the world’s resources, and continuously strive to attain higher sustainability standards while balancing the interests of our environment, communities, stakeholders, employees and customers.
With more than 20 LEED projects and 25 LEED APs across our divisions, Stiles is committed to developing innovative ways to integrate sustainability into all of our projects. The LEED Green Building rating system provides a set of internal workplace sustainability guidelines that we utilize to ensure that we are producing healthy and productive places for our community members to live, work and enjoy.
Modeling our processes to follow LEED, we design offices, retail and industrial buildings to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Environmental protection precautions and procedures are implemented from the initial development phase of every project, and reconsidered at every phase throughout the entire scope. This process ensures that sustainability is not simply applied to our projects, but that it becomes a part of the project's core functionality, and ultimately reduces its environmental impact on the world.
Not only does Stiles build LEED facilities, we are the only firm that owns and operates LEED buildings, which enables us to recognize the nuances associated with LEED development from an owner’s perspective. Having developed the first LEED office tower in Broward County, Stiles is a recognized leader in this area with a track record of success. Stiles has been involved with more than 20 commercial and residential LEED projects ranging from New Construction and Core & Shell to Commercial Interior and Existing Building Operations Maintenance certification projects.
In addition, Stiles Property Management implements a portfolio-wide sustainability program that is second to none in the industry. By implementing all of the various sustainable components of our property management program, the owner and tenants reap several cost and health advantages, including a nearly 10% decrease in operating costs.
We are proud to continue to pioneer in this area, not only as a sustainable company, but also a sustainable builder, developer and owner. At Stiles, sustainability isn’t just what we do. It is who we are. www.stiles.com / 954-627-9300
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Suffolk Construction Company
Turner Construction Company
Waste Management, Inc.