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Concept Companies Announces North Florida Regional Medical Center Primary Care Facility to Be First Tenant in Markets West Development, Concept Companies' New Project on Tower Road in Southwest Gainesville.

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 30, 2018- Concept Companies, a local real estate development and construction company, will start construction in summer of 2018 on Markets West, a new commercial development project located on Tower Road (SW 75th Street) at the intersection of SW 14th Avenue. Markets West will become home to a new North Florida Regional Read More

Innovation office space on the rise

Construction is underway to bring 55,000 square feet of office space, marketed to technology, research and innovative ventures, to Innovation Square. The offices could offer an attractive home for new and growing businesses. Gainesville-based developer Concept Companies, in partnership with Gateway Development of Atlanta, is working on a four-story office building named 800 Second for Read More

Concept Companies begins construction of new Merieux Nutrisciences building in Cornerstone

Concept Companies began construction for the new Merieux NutriSciences building at Cornerstone in Gainesville, Florida on Monday morning. The new development is another piece of the ever-growing technology, service, and light manufacturing area in the southeastern part of the city. The project is a collaboration between local Concept Companies, a comprehensive real estate development and construction organization, and RS&H, a Read More

UF Celebration of Innovation Showcase

UF’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute received the Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year award for 2017, the highest award given by the International Business Innovation Association. It also won the award in 2013. Over its 21-year history, the Sid Martin incubator has served more than 100 startup companies in biotechnology, biomedicine and bioagriculture. Companies that Read More

Land deal for research lab space in city of Alachua is underway

The developers are looking to complete the permitting process and close the contract to buy the land sometime in the next few months, said Brian Crawford of Concept Construction of North Florida. Read more on The Gainesville Sun. Read More

International food-testing company announces expansion

An international food testing company officially announced its plans Friday to move across town for new lab space and room to grow, jump-starting city plans to develop the land around the Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center and bring much-needed economic development to east Gainesville. Read more on The Gainesville Sun. Read More

Brian Crawford takes his construction company to a different level

Brian Crawford’s construction career started early and advanced quickly. At 16, he started working for his father Stanley Crawford’s home-building business in Lake City. At 18 he had his general contractor’s license. After studying theology and philosophy at Criswell College, a small Christian school in Dallas, Texas, in 2004, he returned home in his early Read More

Breaking Ground In Greater Gainesville

Gainesville has been slow to recover following the 2008 recession, but Greater Gainesville saw a flood of new development in 2016. Growth in the region shows no sign of slowing down in 2017 and the Alachua County area is flourishing with new developments. Read more on Business Magazine Gainesville. Read More

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Concept Companies Announces North Florida Regional Medical Center Primary Care Facility to Be First Tenant in Markets West Development, Concept Companies' New Project on Tower Road in Southwest Gainesville.

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 30, 2018- Concept Companies, a local real estate development and construction company, will start construction in summer of 2018 on Markets West, a new commercial development project located on Tower Road (SW 75th Street) at the intersection of SW 14th Avenue. Markets West will become home to a new North Florida Regional Read More

Concept Companies begins construction of new Merieux Nutrisciences building in Cornerstone

Concept Companies began construction for the new Merieux NutriSciences building at Cornerstone in Gainesville, Florida on Monday morning. The new development is another piece of the ever-growing technology, service, and light manufacturing area in the southeastern part of the city. The project is a collaboration between local Concept Companies, a comprehensive real estate development and construction organization, and RS&H, a Read More

UF Celebration of Innovation Showcase

UF’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute received the Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year award for 2017, the highest award given by the International Business Innovation Association. It also won the award in 2013. Over its 21-year history, the Sid Martin incubator has served more than 100 startup companies in biotechnology, biomedicine and bioagriculture. Companies that Read More

Land deal for research lab space in city of Alachua is underway

The developers are looking to complete the permitting process and close the contract to buy the land sometime in the next few months, said Brian Crawford of Concept Construction of North Florida. Read more on The Gainesville Sun. Read More

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