Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. is a privately held, Florida Corporation based in Sarasota, Florida. Founded in 1972, Willis A. Smith Construction has provided quality planning, construction and related services to a variety of clients along Florida's West Coast for 37 years.
We offer the following services:
•Construction Management & General Contracting
•Building Systems - Authorized Butler Builder
•Butler Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
•Concrete Tilt Wall
•Special Accounts and Maintenance Contracts
•Site Evaluation and/or Selection
•Budget and Constructability Analysis
•Equipment Installation and Relocation
Willis A. Smith Construction provides quality construction, planning and related services to a variety of clients along Florida's West Coast. We offer the following services:
Construction Management at Risk has become the preferred delivery system for larger construction projects in the State of Florida. The reason is simple and it has to do with the economics of the projects. The CM-at-Risk process involves the contractor from the very beginning of the design process. This activity is called pre-construction services and it allows the CM to give the architects and engineers early input to help keep the project within budget parameters.
Design/Build deliver is a construction delivery methodology that is gaining a great deal of momentum because of its simplicity (from an Owner's perspective) and cost saving potential. Under Design/Build delivery, the Design/Builder warrants the sufficiency of the plans and specifications to the Owner.
General Contractor is the term given to a person or firm which contracts for the construction of an entire building or project and hires subcontractors such as plumbing contractors, electrical contractors, site contractors, etc; coordinates all the work and is responsible for payment to all subcontractors and vendors.
At Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. we are committed to environmentally sensitive design and construction as a long-term business philosophy. We all live here on "spaceship earth" and it is our responsibility to protect and nurture our precious natural resources. As members of the U.S. Green Building Council and supporters if the Florida Green Building Coalition, we are strong proponents of "green" building.
Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. will offer the following services to subcontractors:
•Specification Documents - when available
Our successful delivery of construction services comes from the commitment of experienced, skilled, and dedicated construction professionals striving to provide creative and cost effective solutions for your construction needs.
Since its establishment in 1972, Willis A. Smith Construction has taken great pride in this dedicated and innovative attitude of our people. This attitude, fundamental to our business philosophy, can be witnessed in every project that we undertake. Most importantly, the confidence of many clients has been earned by this attitude for constructing projects within exacting requirements of time, cost, and quality.
guarantee that quality and advise our customers about creative ideas to keep their projects on time and in budget.
The way to accomplish a quality project result is by contracting with only proven-quality subcontractors and by operating in a cooperative working environment which fosters new ideas and value-engineered designs. Managing the subcontractors so as to maintain strict control over quality and keeping them on schedule is vital. Paying the subcontractors promptly helps to maintain cooperation and performance. This also assures our clients that we are obtaining the best subcontractors for a fair market price.
We maintain satisfied customers by building quality projects, completing the projects ahead of schedule and on or below budget. We have developed a construction team that demonstrates the competency and capacity for fast-track construction and effective problem solving.
We have constructed numerous projects for many clients using the above philosophy. Confidence comes from the trust and integrity we build into each and every project.