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GMA Architects wins three prestigious Summit Awards for exceptional architectural designs

2018-11-14T20:37:29+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

GMA Architects & Planners won three prestigious “Best Architectural Project” awards for innovative design concepts showcasing exceptional artistry and functionality. Each year, the Lee Building Industry Association recognizes excellence in the commercial building industry through the highly competitive Summit Awards. GMA Architects won “Best Architectural Project” awards for the following categories: Best Restaurant: Deep Lagoon [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year for eighth year

2018-11-06T22:00:49+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned four awards at the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Industry Awards event on Nov. 3, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year. A panel of nationwide judges named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such as the company’s achievement of goals, client relations, professional certifications and [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care appoints financier Steve Krystyniak to board of directors

2018-09-27T21:13:25+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has appointed Steve Krystyniak to its board of directors. Krystyniak is a commercial lender with Preferred Community Bank, which is merging with Achieva Credit Union on Sept. 30, where he’s responsible for creating and sustaining relationships with commercial banking customers [...]

GulfShore Mustang Club donates $5,822 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2018-02-26T20:42:19+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Funds will help nonprofit provide emergency construction services for local homeowners in need The GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida has donated $5,822 to help the Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), provide free emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care to host inaugural Charity Clay Shoot Dec. 8

2017-08-24T09:57:33+00:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its inaugural Charity Clay Shoot on Friday, Dec. 8 at Bermont Shooting Club, located at 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda. Presented by Land Solutions, Inc., the tournament will aid Lee BIA Builders Care in providing emergency repairs [...]

Industry partners band together to donate equipment trailer to Lee BIA Builders Care

2017-07-26T16:26:35+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Trailer to assist in providing emergency repairs to Lee County residents in need Earlier this year, board members and long-time supporters of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) pledged funds to provide Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee BIA, with a much-needed equipment trailer. Donated at no cost to Lee BIA [...]

Eighth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraiser raises $123,000 to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care

2017-04-17T20:31:05+00:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) raised a record $123,000 during its eighth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event on Sunday, April 9 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. The event featured live music, barbecue-themed foods, a competition to [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care and Cape Coral Plumbing grant elderly woman the gift of hot water for Christmas

2016-12-23T17:09:05+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

On Friday, Dec. 23, Lee BIA Builders Care and Cape Coral Plumbing came together to provide a Christmas gift for an elderly woman who has been living without hot water for over a year. Kathleen Smith is a self-sufficient, strong-willed 87-year-old widow who has lived in her 960 square foot Fort Myers home since 1981. [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces 2017 board of directors

2016-12-19T21:53:17+00:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) announces its 2017 board of directors, led by president Dan Beiter, partner, Riverview Homes, LLC; vice president Michael Reitmann, director of international marketing, Marvin Development Corp; secretary Butch Ritter, president, Cape Coral Plumbing; [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year for sixth year

2016-11-21T17:30:45+00:00November 21st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned five awards at the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Industry Awards event on Nov. 18, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year. A panel of judges throughout the state named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such as the company’s achievement of goals, client relations, professional [...]

Builders Care presents BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser April 3

2016-11-08T14:59:21+00:00March 15th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Lunch, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting the seventh annual BBQ, Bands and Brew on Sunday, April 3 from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. All Star Equipment Rentals and Sales is this year’s [...]

GMA Architects & Planners win Summit Awards

2016-11-08T14:59:40+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

GMA Architects & Planners (GMA) received two Summit Awards during the Lee Building Industry Association’s annual Summit Awards held Oct. 17 at Quail West in Naples, Florida. GMA Architects & Planners were presented with awards for two Best Architectural Projects – in the commercial category for the design of the Gulf Shore Pediatric Dentistry and [...]

Lee County building industry, local leaders partner to help local homeowner in need

2016-11-08T14:59:50+00:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Caption: Heidi Taulman, Chris Brasher, Michel Reitman, Brenda Thomas, Mayor Henderson, County Commissioner Brian Hamman, Saeed Kazemi, Randy Thibaut, Wendi Carroll, Bob Bassett, and homeowner Kay Hoagland Builders Care and the Lee Building Industry Association Board of Directors rolled up their sleeves along with Fort Myers and Lee County officials to help local homeowner [...]

A Remodeler’s Dream-Come-True! Builders Care building product blow-out event huge success

2016-11-08T15:00:01+00:00February 20th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $12,000 during the fifth semi-annual building product blow-out to help local homeowners in need. More than 300 people attended the half-day event held on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cape Coral Plumbing. The fundraiser included [...]

A Remodeler’s Dream! Builders Care to host Feb. 15 building product blow-out event

2016-11-08T15:00:03+00:00January 31st, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Get started now on those long-planned renovations for your home or office! Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its fourth semi-annual building product garage sale to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. Local suppliers and building industry related companies are providing great deals on all [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care honored by Florida Senate leadership

2016-11-08T15:00:37+00:00March 11th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Majority Leader of the Florida Senate, Senator  Lizbeth Benacquisto, recognized Lee Building Industry Association’s Builders Care program for their service in the community at the Annual Regional Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Plantation Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers. Senator Benacquisto represents Florida Senate District 30 which includes parts of Lee [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year for second consecutive year

2016-11-08T15:00:43+00:00October 22nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned five awards at the seventh annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event on Oct. 20, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year, which the company won in 2011 and 2007. A panel of judges from Orlando named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based [...]

Builders Care completes extreme home makeover for Fort Myers couple

2016-11-08T15:00:49+00:00June 27th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Builders Care, with the help of several local Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) members and volunteers, has completed renovations at the home of the Morales family in Fort Myers. The two-week project involved the complete remodel of the bathroom to include installing a roll-in shower for handicap accessibility, replacing broken sidewalks and railings, replacing a [...]

Builders Care to host miniature golf tournament

2011-10-21T13:29:55+00:00October 21st, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its third annual miniature golf tournament to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. BIA members and the community are invited to come out and play a round of 18 holes and join in the festivities to benefit local elderly [...]

Stevens Construction earns Contractor of the Year

2016-11-08T15:01:03+00:00October 18th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition|Tags: , , , , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned five awards at the sixth annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event on Oct. 15, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year. “It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award. However, it belongs to each team member at Stevens Construction for their [...]

Ferguson Enterprises Inc. hosts golf tournament to benefit Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:03+00:00September 22nd, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Ferguson Enterprises Inc. hosted its third annual charity shootout golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples on June 18. All proceeds from the event benefited Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), and will help provide emergency construction services to elderly and disabled Lee County homeowners. The golf tournament [...]

Builders Care completes work on two homes for individuals with disabilities

2016-11-08T15:01:05+00:00June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Brands that Inspire, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Lehigh Acres homeowner Mitzi Phillips, 44, has suffered with a serious heart condition for several years. She has endured a total of nine heart operations and four pacemakers and relies on special oxygen machines twenty four hours a day. On the other side of I-75 is the Knight family, who also live with disabilities. Their [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball vice president elected to the Lee BIA Board

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00May 6th, 2011|Categories: Awards and Recognition, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces that vice president Steve Richards has been selected as a member of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) board of directors. Richards joined O-A-K in 1993 as a project manager. In 1995, he was promoted to a full-time estimator for projects then to vice president of the Florida operation and [...]

Builders Care teams up with visiting AmeriCorps*NCCC Team

2016-11-08T15:01:06+00:00May 3rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

AmeriCorps*NCCC River 1 Team members partnered up with Builders Care on Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29 to rebuild a ramp for a disabled man from Fort Myers.  The wheelchair bound recipient was left paralyzed after having numerous strokes. The eleven AmeriCorps*NCCC Team members were lead by construction managers from Harbor Springs Building Company [...]

BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser raises more than $29,000 for Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00April 15th, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $29,000 at the second annual BBQ, Bands and Brew event held April 3 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The money raised will provide emergency construction services to elderly Lee County homeowners or those suffering with disabilities. [...]

Tickets now available for BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser on April 3

2016-11-08T15:01:08+00:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting the second annual BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care on Sunday, April 3 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The fundraiser is open to the public and will feature food from five local barbeque-themed restaurants [...]

Builders Care awarded $5,000 grant to provide wheelchair ramps

2016-11-08T15:01:10+00:00December 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation recently awarded Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care, Inc. a $5,000 grant to help build wheelchair ramps for elderly and disabled individuals in Lee County as part of the Ramps Up! Program. “We are so grateful to the Community Foundation for making this possible,” said Heidi Taulman, executive director of [...]

Builders Care begins holiday home repair for Fort Myers family

2016-11-08T15:01:11+00:00December 7th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

This year’s “hottest gifts” lists may not include home repairs, but to certain people in our community, renovations to their homes is the greatest gift they could receive. Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), is spreading the holiday spirit and responding to the “holiday wishes” of a local family. [...]

Builders provide free ramp and sidewalk for needy Fort Myers girl

2016-11-08T15:01:14+00:00November 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Adrianna Reyna, 12, has a multitude of medical and physical challenges including severe seizures, not being able to walk or hear, and slight blindness. Her grandmother, Teresa, serves as her full-time caregiver with the help of nurses that come to the home daily. Until recently Adrianna and her caregivers feared for her safety when coming [...]

Builders Care to host miniature golf tournament

2016-11-08T15:01:15+00:00October 29th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), will host its second annual miniature golf tournament to raise funds to help local homeowners in need. BIA members and the community are invited to come out and play a round of 18 holes and receive golf tips from WINK TV’s The Golf [...]

Stevens Construction earns two Summit Awards

2016-11-08T15:01:16+00:00October 1st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction Inc. earned two awards at the fifth annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event on Sept. 25. Stevens Construction won best healthcare and best design build projects for the Surgery Center of Mount Dora. Located at 3710 Lake Center Drive, the project consisted of an 11,052-square-foot ambulatory surgery [...]

Local builders remodel home for Bonita Springs music teacher with major roof damage

2016-11-08T15:01:17+00:00September 3rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Julia Fraser has had water leaking inside her home for more than a year. As a local music teacher hit by the tough economy, she could not afford the repairs. Each day after a Southwest Florida rainstorm, she would empty a full size garbage can full of rain water only to replace it to catch [...]

Local builders remodel bathroom for local woman with muscular dystrophy

2016-11-08T15:01:21+00:00May 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Marian Gann, 78, has suffered with muscular dystrophy since birth. Gann is bound to her wheelchair and her bed.  She has a caregiver that comes in daily to help her get from the bed to her wheelchair and other daily living activities.  Due to her lack of mobility, she can no longer get into the [...]

Builders Care plans holiday building spree

2016-11-08T15:01:34+00:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

This year’s “hottest gifts” lists may not include home repairs, but to certain people in our community home repair is the greatest gift they could receive. Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), is answering their need and spreading the holiday spirit with several home repair projects for area residents [...]