Construction manager Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. broke ground August 19 for Trimark Properties’ new Savion Park Luxury Apartments, a five-story, 55-unit student housing apartment building at 719 SW 5 Ave., under its $8.5 million contract with Midtown Properties of Gainesville, LLC. Designed by Skinner Vignola McLean, Inc., Gainesville, the community is slated for fall 2014 move-in and will offer floor plans ranging from studio apartments to four bedroom apartments and townhouses according to its website. In addition, apartments will feature floor to ceiling windows in select units, gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, ethernet ports in every bedroom, a convenience elevator, resident parking and more.
The Kennedy organization has been in continuous operation as a family-owned construction business for 143 years, and opened its Florida office in Orlando in 1972. Headed by Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., President, the company prominently ranks among Florida’s largest construction companies and is one of Florida’s largest family-owned businesses. Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. specializes in multi-family, hospitality, commercial and healthcare projects including apartments, condominiums, student housing, hotels, timeshare resorts, medical and office buildings, sports facilities, and more. Roger B. Kennedy, Inc.’s headquarters is located at 1105 Kensington Park Drive, Altamonte Springs, Fla.