McGarvey Construction Company of Florida is one of the state’s most highly regarded builders of educational and institutional facilities. That regard is based on McGarvey’s creative approach to problem solving and rich appreciation for budgetary concerns and timely delivery schedules. For developers of educational and institutional facilities, McGarvey is more than a construction company – we are a willing partner who is driven to provide value-based solutions that will meet immediate, intermediate, and long-term needs.


Gateway Charter High School – Fort Myers, FL
   

Design and build a 104,340 square foot, three-story high school, including a 10,000 square foot gym.  This concrete tilt-wall structure with concrete hollow-core floors includes science, music, art and computer labs, classrooms, teachers’ lounges, administrative offices and a full service multi-purpose room that serves as a cafeteria and auditorium.  Exterior areas include a running track and recreational area.  We received an early work permit which allowed us to start building forms for the wall panels and pouring the slab.  The building was constructed in phases, utilizing the same principles we used with the Gateway Elementary School, we were able to produce a Certificate of Occupancy in just 111 days.


Six Mile Charter Academy – Fort Myers, FL

 

Design and build a 77,000 square foot, two-story elementary school, including approximately 40 classrooms, art and computer labs, acoustic-rated music room, media room and multi-purpose room which can also function as a gym, cafeteria and auditorium.  Includes an energy-efficient cooling system/ chiller plant; exterior playground and recreation areas provided for upper and lower grades.  We utilized a new spray texture on the interior walls that cures and hardens for durability and finished it with semi-gloss paint that has stamina in an active environment.  Classrooms included built-in counters and storage, customized to fit each room, to optimize the classroom space.


Franklin Academy Charter School – Boston Beach, FL

Design and build of this 100,185 square foot elementary school with gymnasium.  A tilt-wall, two-story building with classrooms accessible to the exterior, art rooms, computer labs, acoustic-rated music room, media room and cafeteria and auditorium.  Includes gym for locker rooms, full basketball/volleyball courts. Includes energy-efficient cooling system with roof top units.  Exterior playground and recreation areas were provided for upper and lower grades.


Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie – Port Lucie, FL

Design/build an 110,670 square foot elementary school in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  This three-story, tilt-wall building consisted of approximately 80 classrooms, art and computer labs, music room, media room, multi-purpose room and science rooms.  Also includes energy efficient cooling system/ chiller plant.  Exterior playground and recreation areas.  This out-of-town project was completed within a very tight schedule.  Originally, enrollment was estimated to be one quarter of the school’s potential, but as the townspeople saw first hand, such fast-tract quality construction, the doors opened in August 2009 to full capacity.


Oasis High Charter School – Cape Coral, FL

Design/build a 51,932 square foot high school in Cape Coral, Florida.  This two-story, tilt-wall building consisted of approximately 60 classrooms, art and computer labs, music room, media room, multi-purpose room and science rooms.  This state of the art facility includes energy efficient rooftop DX units.  It also included exterior basketball and tennis courts.