WPC Receives Two Eagle Awards from the ABC Excellence in Construction Competition
ORLANDO, Florida (August 15, 2013)- Winter Park Construction (WPC), one of the nation’s most respected general contractors and leading senior living, student housing and multifamily construction companies was recently honored with two awards in the 2013 ABC Excellence in Construction Awards, a premier construction competition honoring the most prestigious projects in Central Florida recognizing outstanding achievement in craftsmanship, planning and coordination efforts. WPC was named a recipient of the Eagle Award, the chapter’s highest recognition, for University House Central Florida in Orlando, as well as Oakmonte Assisted Living Facility in Lake Mary, FL.
University House Central Florida is a $34 million luxury, off-campus student housing development 1-mile south of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. Owned by Inland American Communities and designed by architect, Humphreys and Partners, University House offers stylish amenities with all the conveniences of home. Residing on a 10-acre site, University House is a single 5-story wood-framed structure surrounding a 5- ½ story precast concrete parking garage to accommodate all residents and includes 416 units and 4 courtyards, There are 9 different apartment styles ranging from 1 bedroom/1 bath units to 4 bedroom/4 bath units.
University House is state-of-the-art student living for 995 students, rich with amenities including fully designer-furnished units, a zero-entry resort-style pool with cabanas, poolside clubroom, high-tech gaming and computer lounge, group study rooms, lighted basketball courts and sand volleyball courts.
WPC’s other Eagle Award recipient is the assisted living facility at Oakmonte Village at Lake Mary, a new 25-acre luxury senior living community in the heart of Lake Mary, Florida. The Cordova is an $8.7 million, 91,000 sq. ft. assisted living facility featuring 114 living units within a senior living complex composed of 215 independent living units, senior living villas and a memory care and Alzheimer’s facility. The Cordova at Oakmonte Village, owned and operated by Royal Senior Care and designed by Berardi Partners, raises the concept of catered living to new heights with luxury amenities such as a movie theater, salon, upscale dining area, well-appointed sitting areas and common rooms.
The Excellence in Construction Awards ceremony, hosted by ABC, will be held in October at the Peabody Orlando. WPC is still eligible to receive Project of the Year and the Excellence in Marketing Award that will be revealed the night of the ceremony.