South West Florida Water Management District – Sarasota Service Center

WInner of the National Commercial Builders Council Chairman’s Award of Excellence (Div. IIl) for Environmental Inspiration.

18,500sf single story concrete/masonry and structural steel structure with a flat roof. The slab is elevated to 25 feet to minimize flood risk. All construction done to meet 130 mph hurricane wind load. Energy and water saving features are the hallmarks of this building. 2,000sf storage building also constructed on same site.  Manasota Commercial Construction was the General Contractor responsible for the building and site. Built on a very tight time budget in 8 months in order to get them into the building in coordination with their existing lease expiring, saving them additional money. This building serves as a living example of cost effective, environmentally conscious construction.,