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Live Oak Breaks Ground on New Olea Communities

Adults 55+ Apartments Planned for Olea Beach Haven and Olea e-Town JACKSONVILLE: Live Oak Contracting, RangeWater, and partners celebrated the groundbreaking of the upcoming developments Olea Beach Haven and Olea e-Town on Wednesday, May 18.

Commercial Construction

Rewarding Elements of Working in the Construction Industry

What’s holding you back from building your career in construction? The construction industry is a normal corporate business with a need for professionals in accounting, finance, law and more. People often overlook this industry in

Commercial Construction

What’s Next for Apartment Amenities?

With a new generation of home-renters entering the market, contractors must stay aware of their expectations. Apartment amenities for millennials as well as Generation Z have taken on a new level of importance. But Gen

Construction News

Identifying Emerging Markets and Communities

Where should you build your next multifamily community? We all know the 3 keys of real estate, and multifamily projects are no different. Location makes all the difference. Make your investment go further by deciding

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Multifamily Amenities in a Post-COVID World

Multifamily amenities will look different in the future thanks to the pandemic, but the demand for high-quality, modern features will always be present. Learn about some of the newest trends driven by the effects of

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How the Lumber Shortage Impacts the Construction Industry

The varied effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to reveal themselves in sometimes surprising ways. Recently, a pandemic-spurred lumber shortage has presented problems for the housing and construction industries, particularly those concentrating in multifamily housing.

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Southeastern Migration Impacting Multifamily Housing

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 has prompted a recent southern migration as Americans experienced an increase in their disposable income and a dip in their taxes. As a result, renters are

New Demographics Promoting Multifamily Growth | Live Oak Contracting
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New Demographics Promoting Multifamily Growth

According to the National Multifamily Housing Council, the United States will need 4.6 million new multifamily units by 2030 in order to keep up with the projected demand. This boom is in spite of concerns

Inside Live Oak: Jay Borkowski | Live Oak Contracting
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Inside Live Oak: Jay Borkowski

Hailing from Shelton, CT with over 33 years of construction experience, Jay Borkowski serves as Director of Field Operations for Live Oak Contracting’s Northeast Division. Learn more about Jay in our latest Inside Live Oak

Markets to Watch: Jacksonville | Live Oak Contracting
Construction News

Markets to Watch: Jacksonville

Ranking in the top 50 for overall real estate prospects and the top 10 for homebuilding prospects, according to ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, there’s no doubt that Jacksonville is undergoing serious growth.

Economic Outlook: Are We Headed for Another Recession? | Live Oak Contracting
Construction News

Economic Outlook: Are We Headed for Another Recession?

The construction industry is often an indicator of the country’s economic health and though the looming threat of trade wars have the industry concerned, construction is thriving along with the rest of the country.  In

The Future of Women in Construction | Live Oak Contracting
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The Future of Women in Construction

According to 2010 statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), women make up only 9% of the workforce in construction. That percentage equates to about 800,000 women employed in various capacities throughout the

Who to Watch in Construction - Live Oak Contracting
Construction News

Live Oak Featured in JBJ’s “Who to Watch in Construction”

The Jacksonville Business Journal recently interviewed the area’s top construction industry executives on what is impacting construction on the First Coast. Paul Bertozzi, Managing Partner and Founder of Live Oak Contracting, shares his insights on

Time Lapse Update | The Mayfair

Construction at The Mayfair in Gainesville, FL is well underway! This project includes eight (8) buildings consisting of 243 units, nine (9) garages, a clubhouse, fitness center, pool and amenities. The project is scheduled to be completed

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Construction News

Paul Bertozzi Speaks at the University of Florida

Paul Bertozzi, managing partner at Live Oak Contracting, was recently invited to be a guest speaker at a senior Construction Financing course held at the University of Florida. Established in 1935 the Rinker School is


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