Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction of the Parish Life Center at St. John XXIII Catholic Church, located at 13060 Palomino Lane in Fort Myers.

The 22,000-square-foot Parish Life Center will include a large gathering hall with a commercial kitchen for hosting social, spiritual and ministerial events; multipurpose flex-rooms, classrooms and offices to accommodate the growing parish; and an indoor/outdoor stage and courtyard area for parish receptions and small group gatherings. The project is estimated for completion in summer 2018.

The O-A-K team on the project includes Ryan Propp as job site superintendent, Abrie Spies as project manager, Matthew Zwack as general superintendent/chief safety officer, Abel Natali as chief estimator, and Dave Dale as principal in charge.

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build, and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. O-A-K’s Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Florida operation has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers. Learn more about O-A-K at www.owen-ames-kimball.com.