Is Your Business Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

If you live in Florida or along the Gulf or Atlantic coast line in general, you probably already have a hurricane preparedness checklist and emergency plan for you and your family, but what about your business or workplace? Do you have a Business Disaster & Recovery plan? This is often overlooked with little to no preparations if they suffer a disaster. According to the National Hurricane Survival Initiative, 40% of small businesses that close due to hurricane damage are unable to reopen.

New Carwash Prototype Begins in Jacksonville

Our team recently completed the first stand-alone Gate Express Carwash facility in Jacksonville, FL. Located just off Interstate 95 and Collins Road, this 4,142 square foot building is the new prototype for over 20 fully automated Carwash facilities that will be built throughout the Jacksonville area.

UF’s BCN Alumni Clay Shoot Tournament

bcn logoJoin us in support of the UF Rinker School of Building Construction by signing up a team for the 7th Annual BCN Alumni Club Sporting Clays Tournament, May 16th at Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm. See the flyer attached for more info and email to reserve your spot. Teams and sponsorships will sell out quickly!

A Local Veteran Gets a New Roof

rebuilding together 2For the 4th year, Scherer Construction has teamed with Crosier Roofing to support Rebuilding Together of North Central Florida (RTNCF) by providing a new roof for a local veteran. April marks the month for the National Rebuilding Together launch where the organization brings together volunteers and communities to provide healthy and safe homes for low-income homeowner’s across America. Each year, volunteers from each company combine their efforts and lend their teams to a weekend of hard work for a veteran in Gainesville.

unEarth Church Conference

unearth_logoOn March 31st, Scherer Construction will be hosting members of the National Association of Church Design Builders for a one-day informational session. Sign up today at

Scherer Featured in Gainesville Sun Article

nw 55 industrial park imagesScherer Construction of North Florida and our president, Doug Wilcox, were recently featured in an article in the Gainesville Sun regarding an industrial park on the northwest side of Gainesville. The 55th Place Industrial Park is beginning to see life as the Ovale USA E-Cigarette distribution facility is being erected in the complex. Click “Read More” to read the article.

Welcome Sam Livingston

Sam LivingstonScherer Construction of North Florida announced that they have hired Samantha Livingston as Assistant Project Manager and Office Manager in their Jacksonville office. Most recently, Sam was an Inside Sales Manager with Cemex. She brings to Scherer Construction a decade of construction related experience, including substantial time in estimating and project administration. Sam has a Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University. The hire brings additional capacity to Scherer’s already qualified team.

Pro Martial Arts

pro martial arts 3Scherer announced today the completion of the interior build out for Pro Martial Arts of Gainesville, FL in the Tower Square Shopping Center located at 5827 SW 75th Street. The project involved the interior renovation of nearly 3,200 sf of space that was formerly a Sue’s Hallmark store.

Swamp Head Brewery

swamphead brewery Scherer has been contracted to design and build a new brewery and tasting room for Swamp Head Brewery in southwest Gainesville.

Ovale Manufacturing

ovale 1We were recently awarded the design/build contract of Ovale Industries which is a world wide leader in the e-cigarette manufacturing and distribution. The project will consist of a new ground-up 7,500 square foot facility  and is scheduled to be completed April 2014.