SANFORD, Fla. (June 1, 2012) --- Bishop Construction Group, Inc. (BCG), the Sanford-based minority-owned construction company specializing in water intrusion remediation, commercial construction, design/build and project management services, was recently awarded, along with five other construction firms, a continuing general construction services contract with Orange County Public Schools.
BCG will be one of the six selected to actively bid OCPS construction projects ranging from $15,000 to $250,000. The annual expenditures of this contract are estimated to be close to $3,000,000 collectively district-wide among all firms.
To date, BCG has been awarded two contracts in two months with a combined value of $53,000. The contract covers work at OCPS facilities from March, 2012 through March, 2013.
Steven Bishop, president of Bishop Construction Group, Inc. said the one year contract for general construction services – such as site work, concrete work or air conditioning – includes an option to renew for an additional two years.
Bishop Construction Group, Inc. is a client company of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program and located in Sanford at the UCF Business Incubator on West First Street in downtown Sanford.
For more information contact:
Steven Bishop, Bishop Construction Group, Inc. 321-804-4419, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Gordon Hogan, Director, UCF Business Incubation Program 407-882-1577, email@example.com;
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com
About Bishop Construction Group
Bishop Construction Group, based in Orlando, is a family owned construction company and a Certified Building Contractor established in 2001. The firm offers water / mold remediation, commercial construction, design / build and project management. The company provides services to developers, municipalities, educational and correctional institution as well as the private sector.
Bishop Construction is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council of Florida, Inc. (NMSDC) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 emerging companies (including more than 134 current clients) create over $363 million in annual total economic output and more than 3,120 new jobs (taking direct and indirect and induced impact into account) with an average salary of $59,000. With ten facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development among the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Apopka, the City of Winter Springs, the City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information about the Program and its clients and graduates, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip