From Tampa Bay Newswire: National Architecture Firm C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease Beymer Building in downtown Winter Haven, Fla.An architectural and interior design firm with projects around the U.S. has renewed a five-year lease in downtown Winter Haven. The firm, C & K Architects|Interiors, Inc., (formerly Collman and Karsky Architects,… Continue reading C&K Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease
Our Lady of Lourdes and the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg hired C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. to renovate the interior of the sanctuary the firm originally designed in 1975. The original nave, chancel and narthex have not been changed since new in 1975. Consequently the furniture and finishes are showing the age and wear of… Continue reading Our Lady of Lourdes
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. has teamed with Kokolakis Construction recently proposing redevelopment of a vacant Downtown Dunedin parcel of land adjacent to the City’s Municipal Services Building. This proposal will include development of a new Technical Services building for the City as well as approximately 70 new apartments above new retail space. Included will new… Continue reading Dunedin Technical Services Building
BEFORE: AFTER: C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. has over 20 years of experience and expertise with building envelope design, specification, management and oversight of the work. This one example shows the before conditions and the completed results of a recent project in Lakeland, Florida which was about 20,000 s.f. on a 6 story building. The project… Continue reading Lakeland Emergency
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. are pleased to announce their new interior design for USAA in Tampa. This design is a short term lease at Lakeview Center in Tampa and is 50,000 sq.ft. C&K is proud to provide professional services for USAA since 1991.
The Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, our Net-Zero building in Riverview, is now completed and occupied with the electric meter running backwards selling power to the utility provider. A “net-zero building” is one that uses no external energy overall throughout the entire year. It may consume energy such as electricity from the utility company at times, but… Continue reading Net-Zero Building Sells Back Power
C&K Architects | Interiors’s two year effort for Feil Organization on their Baypoint property has successfully rejuvenated leasing activity in the 15 building campus. Work has included landscaping, parking lot reconfiguration and lighting, building entries, lobbies, toilet rooms and common areas. View a recent Tampa Bay Business Journal Advertisement Insert.
This week we highlight a new “net-zero energy”building that is going up in Riverview, Florida writes Alison Leuders on the ThinkSustany blog. A “net-zero building” is one that uses no external energy overall throughout the entire year. It may consume energy such as electricity from the utility company at times, but it produces electricity at other… Continue reading NET ZERO Sustainable Office
In March 2013 Collman & Karsky received a call from a long-standing client regarding a building that had multiple additions with a problematic second floor addition being constructed in the early 1990’s by a different firm. ”We have a waterproofing issue! We can see daylight through the second floor wall!” Clearly the client was under… Continue reading We can see daylight!
Here is shown the transformation of an existing furniture store into a vibrant downtown building that has a connection to the historic business district and a more modern look of a restaurant. This project follows a parking garage design by C&K Architect | Interiors, Inc. which was completed in 2012 in the downtown business core that… Continue reading Tranformation Connects Storefront to Historic District
Collman & Karsky was commissioned in August of 2012 to begin renovations to an existing abandoned 80,000 s.f. fish processing facility in South St. Petersburg. The new owners wanted to bring the old plant back to life and relocate their existing operations from Tampa along with 100 employees to downtown St. Petersburg. The program takes… Continue reading A Modern Fish Plant in St. Petersburg
Achieva Credit Union will receive $127,000 in incentives as it relocates its headquarters to Dunedin. The Dunedin City Commission okayed matching grants and a fee waiver to incent the credit union to move its headquarters from Clearwater. Achieva is spending about $12 million to purchase, remodel and add on to a former Nielson Media Research… Continue reading Dunedin City Commission OKs Incentives for Achieva
Tampa Bay Business Journal Reports: Yourmembership.com is working with Collman &Karsky Architects to design a new space for 2013. The membership association software company has changed shape in response to market demands, a strategy that could help any company endure ups and downs. Now it’s expanding into new offices. Following acquisition by private equity firm… Continue reading YourMembership.com Expands in St. Petersburg
City of TampaPolice Headquarters Building Envelope Study The City of Tampa Police Headquarters is located at: 411 N. Franklin Street in Tampa and recently had a Building Envelope Study completed by Collman & Karsky Architects. The building is almost 50 years old and 12 stories, plus a penthouse, with curtain wall systems on 3 sides… Continue reading City of Tampa Police Headquarters
CLEARWATER GRANDE RESORT & SPA CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA NEW CONSTRUCTION +800,000 sq. ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS Located within the “Beach by Design” revitalization district on Clearwater Beach, near the Sand Key Bridge, this 10 story, 91 suite beach resort has been designed to provide breath taking views of the Gulf of Mexico and the inter-coastal waterway from every suite. This… Continue reading Clearwater Grande, Clearwater
CLIENT / LOCATION Santa Madeira Partners NEW CONSTRUCTION New, 5-story unflagged resort hotel and marina with 88 suites in 3 buildings. 200,000 sq.ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS This project includes a breakfast lounge, service kitchen, business center, a fitness center and 3 in-ground pools. Each suite includes a living room, kitchen, master bedroom and 2 full baths.
HYATT CLEARWATER RESORT & SPA CLEARWATER, FLORIDA NEW CONSTRUCTION 250 suites: ranging from 510 sq. ft. to 1,200 sq. ft. PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS This resort has been designed to offer a Gulf of Mexico view from every suite allowing their guests to experience beach life at its finest including the beautiful sunsets and white sand beach. As part of… Continue reading Hyatt Clearwater Resort and Spa, Clearwater Beach
Here is a recent jobsite sign from the Achieva jobsite in Dunedin. The buildings are under construction, with much of the demolition completed and site work commencing.
C&K assisted Affiliated Engineers SE to achieve successful results in this USDE Solar Energy project described in the press excerpts below. Tampa Bay Business Journal: City officials, contractors and special guest Jason Walsh of the U.S. Department of Energy demonstrated the new “Sunlit City Parks” initiative and educational program at J.W. Cate Recreation Center in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. MSNBC: St.… Continue reading National Solar Parks Project Debut in Sunshine City
The project included renovations and additions to existing buildings that were constructed in 1988, totaling approximately 59,700 GSF. Construction was planned in three phases. Phase I included the renovation of the existing two story 25,573 G.S.F. building and will house offices and a small data center on the second floor. A new generator will be installed adjacent… Continue reading Achieva Corporate Headquarters, Dunedin
Baypoint Commerce Center is located at Gandy Boulevard, between 4th Street North and 9th Street North in St. Petersburg. Originally developed in 1971, the Center is comprised of over 76 acres with 15 office buildings. Maddux NewsWire: St. Petersburg, FL (September 2011) – The Feil Organization recently purchased Baypoint Commerce Center in January 2011 and will begin a multi-million park-wide improvement plan. The first phase will consist of parking lot improvements, landscaping and… Continue reading Baypoint Commerce Center, St. Petersburg
New Clear Channel Outdoor Tampa Bay Market Office 5555 Ulmerton Road 8731 Gross Square Feet Single Story Tilt Wall Construction Large Missile Impact Storefront and Curtainwall Aluminum Sunshades Replaces a 30+ year old facility with low ceilings that was prone to roof leaks and flooding during rain events
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. worked with Whitehead Construction as a Design/Build team to produce, for the City of Winter Haven, a new 260 space vehicular parking garage located in the Downtown Core of Winter Haven. The garage is naturally ventilated with three levels of pre-cast concrete supplied by Coreslab Structures. The exterior street front walls… Continue reading Parking Garage, Winter Haven
C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. was hired by the City of Tampa to study the exterior envelop for deterioration and recommend repair or replacement options along with design solutions for the appearance. A report was submitted in 2nd quarter 2012 and funding was secured for work on the south façade. A report on the remaining… Continue reading Tampa Police Facade, Tampa
CLIENT / LOCATION Dunedin Fine Art Center 1143 Michigan Avenue Dunedin, FL NEW CONSTRUCTION / RENOVATION Galleries, Studios, Gift Shop & Classrooms: 10,000 sqft PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS AIA AWARD WINNER – This public fine arts center facility was originally designed by Collman & Karsky Architects over 25 years ago. In 1998, the trustees turned to us… Continue reading Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin