This renovation was a complete makeover of the space. The makeover included a new tiled back splash, fresh new technology and all new appliances. The dining hall that this new beauty sits in shares the space with a Chick-fil-a and Salad Creation.
The UF Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations Vendor Opportunity Fair is an all-day event designed to provide the small, minority and women-owned business community with information for success, business growth and sustainability.
Since its inception, this event has grown to become one of the most anticipated events for area business professionals each year, hosting hundreds of representatives from small, minority and women-owned businesses, corporations, UF departments and members of state agencies and higher education institutions.
Highlights and Features
– Exciting speakers & presenters
– Business development sessions
– Learn about trends and issues important to small businesses
– The most exhibitors in north central Florida including corporations, government agencies and diverse businesses
Ducere Construction Services wins contract with Charles Perry Partners (CPPI) to participate in renovation of The UF Library West Starbucks in Gainesville, FL. The purpose of this renovation was to accommodate the increased demand for office space for the staff. This space will provide quiet study areas for staff to enjoy. The full renovation of the entire store will be completed in the Summer of 2017.
Ducere Construction Services has joined the Class of 2017 for the UF Mentor Protégé Program in Gainesville, FL. The program is setup to facilitate the establishment of effective working relationships between mature established companies (mentors) and emerging small businesses, including woman and minority owned companies (Protégés) in order for the latter to benefit from the knowledge and experience of the established firms. CPPI was the mentor for Ducere Construction Services.
Further, it is the intent of the university through this initiative to foster increased business development and contribute to the economic development of the community through business growth and development resulting from the mentoring of small businesses.
1. To encourage contractors/suppliers, doing business with UF, to serve as mentors by developing teaming or subcontracting relationships with small businesses as Protégés, thereby aiding in the capacity building of small businesses relevant to the procurement needs of the university.
2. Increase the overall participation of small businesses, helping the university to achieve its’ commitment to providing opportunities for small business. Foster long-term business relationships to develop a more stable and available supplier base.
3. Enable Protégés to compete more successfully for UF contractual opportunities, by encouraging mentors to assist in the development of the Protégé’s knowledge and experience through teaming arrangements, alliances, and subcontracting relationship