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From the roads we drive to the buildings where we work, shop and live, Preferred Materials has been privileged to be involved in important projects throughout Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

When Preferred Materials is involved, exceptional quality and safety are the top priority – and our people go above and beyond to ensure that’s always true. That’s the Preferred way – and you’ll see that philosophy evidenced in the following signature projects.

LeeSar Warehouse Expansion

Preferred Materials provided 1,740 cubic yards of concrete for the ground slab of the LeeSar warehouse expansion in Fort Myers, FL.

Harbour Island High Rise

The Preferred Materials Concrete Division completed a 25-story residential high rise project on Harbour Island in Tampa. The project required 20,000 CY and consisted of 10,000psi and 8,000psi foundation columns.

University Parkway

Preferred Materials provided over 2,500 cubic yards of concrete for a total of 6 bridges and 135,000 tons of asphalt for Florida’s first diverging diamond interchange.

Seminole County Sports Complex

The Preferred Materials family of products and services provided over 4,000 CY of concrete, 2,800 tons of asphalt - installed by our Private Commercial Division, 30,000 tons of granite from CYD, and 600 tons of high-quality triple screened warning track material.

San Pablo Road

Preferred Materials provided more than 500 tons of asphalt to the City of Jacksonville in order to create a smoother transition onto two bridge decks where its footings had settled at different elevations.

Tampa Premium Outlet Mall

The Private & Commercial Division of Preferred Materials Asphalt paved 2,376 parking stalls and 808,000 sq. ft. of parking area with drive lanes at the Tampa Premium Outlet Mall in Wesley Chapel, FL.

Golisano Children’s Hospital

Preferred Materials provided more than 30,000 cubic yards of concrete for the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Fort Myers, FL. It is located at Health Park Medical Center and is part of the Lee Memorial Hospital System.

Florida Polytechnic University

Preferred provided 51,000 square yards of asphalt pavement to Skanska USA Inc. and Jr. Davis Construction Company to be used at the Florida Polytechnic University campus, located in Lakeland, FL.

SR 10 (Atlantic Boulevard)

Under an FDOT contract, Preferred resurfaced, restored and rehabilitated the 1.7 miles of the 6-lane divided highway, SR 10 (best known as Atlantic Boulevard), located in Jacksonville, FL.

MOORINGS PARK AT GREY OAKS

Preferred Materials provided a total of 23,000 cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete and over 500,000 blocks for Moorings Park at Grey Oaks, located in Naples, Florida.

Grocery Distribution Warehouse

Preferred Materials provided 180,000 square yards (40,000 tons) of asphalt pavement, work for Whiting-Turner and the Briar Team. The paving was done for a large grocery distribution center based out of Orlando, FL. The overall project completed in Fall 2014.

THE FLORIDA BOTANICAL GARDENS

Preferred Materials is proud to announce the introduction and use of our new product, ColorReady Vibrant LongLife™. Preferred is able to achieve bright, vibrant colors for the first time ever at economical prices.

ESTANCIA AT WIREGRASS

Preferred provided 63,000 SY of S-1 Marshall mix asphalt and paving services for the new neighborhood of Estancia at Wiregrass, New Tampa’s premier master-planned community.

AMAZON FULFILLMENT CENTER PARKING LOT

Preferred furnished and installed 112,000 square yards of pavement with 2,575 parking spaces for online retailer Amazon's 1.2M SF warehouse fulfillment center, located inside the SouthShore Corporate Park, in Ruskin, FL.

Riverport Business Park – Phase II

Preferred Materials provided milling and paving services to place 4,594 tons of Hotmix Asphalt Paving for the opening of RiverPort Phase 2 Business Park. The project included milling, resurfacing, new paving, striping and signage.

The Arlington of Naples

The Arlington is a new luxury resort-style continuing care retirement community which required Preferred Materials to provide 25,000 cubic yards of concrete and a wide array of structural concrete mix designs.

Sam’s Club – Apopka, Florida

Watch this time-lapse video of Jett Concrete and Preferred Materials teaming up for a 2,000-yard floor placement at Sam’s Club in Central Florida.

Pelican Bay Resurfacing

In mid-October 2014, Preferred Materials, Inc. began a 4-mile resurfacing project of Pelican Bay Blvd. in Naples, FL.

DrainReady in Siesta Key

Preferred Materials, Inc recently supplied over 6000 cubic yards of our specialty product DrainReady for use in the beach parking lots on Siesta Key.

Unique Student Housing

Preferred Materials Concrete Division in Orlando recently completed a unique 30 million dollar student housing development near the UCF campus.

I-75 (SR 93) Airport Access at RSW

Project started May 2012. Prince Contracting was awarded this $54M FDOT project, and selected Preferred Materials to supply over 65K tons of asphalt, and 6K yd3 of concrete.

Bonita Beach Road

Lee County project completed May 2013. The project included 1 mile of widening from 4 Lane to 6 Lane, along with other site upgrades.

SR 10 / US 90

Madison County Project completed in 2011. The project included 17K tons, and won the 2012 ACAF Urban Resurfacing Award (Statewide).

RSW International Airport

Lee County project completed in 2013. Included over 10K yd3 of FormReady concrete customized to meet a very specific flow rate in order to meet strict specifications.

Cecil Field Airport Runway 18L-36R

Duval County project completed May 2011. The project included 31K tons of FAA asphalt, and won the 2012 ACAF Special Project District 2 Award.

SR 235

Alachua County project completed June 2012. The project included 36K tons of asphalt, and won the 2013 ACAF Rural Resurfacing Award (Statewide).

I-295 / I-95 SR9A North Operational Imp.

Duval County project completed November 2010. Preferred Materials, FDOT, CEI RS&H CS, Superior Construction, and PB Americas wins ACI Award.

SR 24

Alachua County project completed May 2012. The project included over 16K tons of asphalt, and won the 2013 ACAF Urban Resurfacing Award for District 2.

Trilogy PET Scan Vault

Pinellas County project completd in 2010. Included 400+ yd3 of PlaceReady concrete customized to address several placement challenges for the contractor.

Channelside Rehabilitation Project

Hillsborough County project completed 2011. Curb Systems selects ColorReady concrete customized to meet very specific colors and finishes, while providing extra time for workability.

Interlakken Light Industrial Building

Pinellas County project completed May 2011. Included 1200 yd3 of PlaceReady concrete customized to deliver superior quality and lower placement costs.