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.
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.
Prestige Gunite & Shotcrete provided the concrete and gunite services for the Del Webb Lakewood Ranch community resort-style pool and spa.
Preferred Materials, Inc. served as the prime contractor on the two-year Boundary Street (U.S. Highway 21) Beautification Project in Beaufort, SC.
The North FL Asphalt Division is near-completion on an FDOT contract requiring 158,000 tons of hot mix asphalt and improvements along I-75 at State Road 222 up to north of US 441 in Alachua County.
The Preferred Materials Concrete Division completed a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Fort Walton Beach, FL. The 8,000 cubic yards of concrete that was needed for this project varied between different concrete designs ranging from 3,000psi and 6,000psi
Preferred Materials is providing 35,000 CY of structural concrete, 6,500 CY of augercast piling grout for HJ Foundation, 330,00 units of concrete block, and 22,000 bags of premix mortar for the 26-story Seaglass Bonita Bay Highrise in Bonita Springs, FL.
Preferred Materials provided 1,740 cubic yards of concrete for the ground slab of the LeeSar warehouse expansion in Fort Myers, FL.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Jett Concrete and Preferred Materials teamed up for a 2,000-yard floor placement at Sam’s Club in Central Florida.
In mid-October 2014, Preferred Materials, Inc. began a 4-mile resurfacing project of Pelican Bay Blvd. in Naples, FL.
Preferred Materials, Inc recently supplied over 6000 cubic yards of our specialty product DrainReady for use in the beach parking lots on Siesta Key.
Preferred Materials Concrete Division in Orlando recently completed a unique 30 million dollar student housing development near the UCF campus.
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.
Lee County project completed May 2013. The project included 1 mile of widening from 4 Lane to 6 Lane, along with other site upgrades.
Madison County Project completed in 2011. The project included 17K tons, and won the 2012 ACAF Urban Resurfacing Award (Statewide).
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.
Duval County project completed May 2011. The project included 31K tons of FAA asphalt, and won the 2012 ACAF Special Project District 2 Award.
Alachua County project completed June 2012. The project included 36K tons of asphalt, and won the 2013 ACAF Rural Resurfacing Award (Statewide).
Duval County project completed November 2010. Preferred Materials, FDOT, CEI RS&H CS, Superior Construction, and PB Americas wins ACI Award.
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.
Pinellas County project completd in 2010. Included 400+ yd3 of PlaceReady concrete customized to address several placement challenges for the contractor.
Hillsborough County project completed 2011. Curb Systems selects ColorReady concrete customized to meet very specific colors and finishes, while providing extra time for workability.
Pinellas County project completed May 2011. Included 1200 yd3 of PlaceReady concrete customized to deliver superior quality and lower placement costs.