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Established in 1972, the award-winning Current Builders (CB) is a full-service general contractor with construction volumes of over $150 million annually.

Current Builders is recognized as the eighth largest contractor in South Florida by South Florida Business Journal and 18th largest in the state of Florida by ENR Southeast. Credited with more than 40,000 residential units, 15 million square feet of office/industrial space and 250,000 square feet of retail space, CB's project portfolio features all building types.

Licensed in Florida, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Georgia, we are mobile and prepared to deliver for our clients throughout the southeast and Texas. Regardless of the state or the region, Current Builders’ reputation for construction excellence is unsurpassed.

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Current Builders Tests Next Generation Construction Tech Tools

Current Builders - Trimble Robotic Station

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders was one of the first construction companies to embrace BIM (Building Information Modeling), now the innovative construction company is evaluating a variety of advanced tech tools, seeking the best new solutions to improve productivity.

Current Builders Announces New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Manatee County

Rendering of the Reef at Riviera

SARASOTA, Fla., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced their newest project Reef at Riviera, located in Manatee County, Florida. The general contractor has formed a joint venture with the developer Dominium Inc., based in Plymouth, Minnesota, to build a new affordable senior housing project in the City of Palmetto.

Current Builders Announces New Florida West Coast Residential Project

Gallery 3100 in St. Petersburg FL

SARASOTA, Fla., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The $20 million, 122-unit residential project is being developed by Mosaic at Grand Central and the architectural firm is Baker Barrios.

Current Builders Names Three New Partners – Construction Firm Accelerates Growth on Both Florida Coasts

Current Builders Names Three New Partners

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has announced the addition of three new partners to the fast-growing construction firm. Seasoned professionals Chip Angenendt, Vice President West Coast Division and Mike Gillette, Vice President CB Structures, along with rising star Brett Schreiber, have all demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the firm. Their promotions are effective immediately.

Current Builders’ President Michael C. Taylor Appointed as Firm’s New CEO

Current Builders President Michael C. Taylor

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, a leading Florida construction firm, today announced that Michael Taylor has been appointed CEO/President. Taylor, who has been President of the firm since 2003, was expected to assume the CEO role upon the retirement of Charles P. “Chip” Reid.

Current Builders Introduces Innovative Parking Garage Building Technique

Current Builders - Aura Boca Colonnade

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders has introduced a new time-saving technique to build parking garages using a “column hung shoring system.” The award-winning general contractor based in Florida, recently topped out their Aura Boca project.

Current Builders Announces New Executive Hires – Growing South Florida General Contractor Expands Talent Base

Deborah Hampton, Axel Bacares, Goran Ljustina

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, a general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced three key additions to its management team. Deborah Hampton joins the firm as the Risk and Safety Director, a newly expanded role and the first woman to hold the position in the company’s 47-year history.

Current Builders In-house Training Program Transforms Hourly Laborers into Superintendents

David Monahan, Brian McGeough, Eric Kennedy, David Freeman and Leonicio Ulloa

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The national labor shortage is hitting the construction industry with an especially hard punch, but South Florida’s Current Builders has developed a transformative program to help alleviate the crisis. CB University is a free, bilingual, in-house program that educates motivated workers who want to advance to the next level.

Current Builders Expands to Florida’s West Coast

Broadstone Promenade

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced the opening of a new office in the Tampa Bay area. The 46-year old company is expanding to meet the demands of their developer partners and to tap into the construction boom along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Current Builders Appoints Chip Angenendt as Principal in Charge of Senior Living Projects

Chip Angenendt of Current Builders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm’s expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.

Current Builders Hires Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager

Teresa Angenendt of Current Builders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years’ experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.

CB Structures Ranks in Engineering News-Record for Specialty Contractors

Tunnel Form Construction by CB Structures

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced its CB Structures division has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as #7 in the Southeast Region for the Concrete Sector, #19 in Florida for Specialty Contractors and #45 in the Southeast Region for Specialty Contractors for 2018.

Current Builders Donates $100,000 to University of Florida

UF Alumni Partners of Current Builders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.

Current Builders on How Tunnel Form Construction Can Help Florida Rental Crisis

University Pointe Downtown Davie

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders will be hosting a topping out ceremony for the University Pointe/Downtown Davie student housing project on Thursday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. This development in the Town of Davie was built using tunnel form construction for the residential areas. CB Structures was able to provide a full-service shell that met all of the developer’s needs, saving both time and money over traditional block construction.

Current Builders Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Current Builders 45th Anniversary

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders will celebrate their 45th anniversary in June 2017. Formed in 1972, the company has evolved into an award-winning general contracting firm. Throughout the years, Current Builders has worked with the area’s leading developers to shape South Florida’s landscape with construction volumes of approximately $150 million annually.

Current Builders Selected as General Contractor for 5500 Broken Sound Residences

5500 Broken Sound

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the 5500 Broken Sound Apartment project located in the Arvida Park of Commerce (APOC) in Boca Raton. New Century Companies is the developer of the 180 unit multi-family rental apartment community valued at $25 million.

Current Builders Introduces Drone and Virtual Technology to Enhance Onsite Safety and Resolve Issues in the Field

Kar Ho at Current Builders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Investing in the most advanced technology is essential to Current Builders’ mission. The general contractor is introducing the latest drones and virtual reality applications to enhance safety protocols on their South Florida construction projects; and are in the R&D phase of using the technology to resolve issues in the field, an application that will save time and money.