C&K Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease

From Tampa Bay Newswire: National Architecture Firm C&K Architects | Interiors, Inc. Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease Beymer Building in downtown Winter Haven, Fla.An architectural and interior design firm with projects around the U.S. has renewed a five-year lease in downtown Winter Haven. The firm, C & K Architects|Interiors, Inc., (formerly Collman and Karsky Architects,… Continue reading C&K Renews Downtown Winter Haven Lease

Net-Zero Building Sells Back Power

The Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, our Net-Zero building in Riverview, is now completed and occupied with the electric meter running backwards selling power to the utility provider. A “net-zero building” is one that uses no external energy overall throughout the entire year. It may consume energy such as electricity from the utility company at times, but… Continue reading Net-Zero Building Sells Back Power

National Solar Parks Project Debut in Sunshine City

C&K assisted Affiliated Engineers SE to achieve successful results in this USDE Solar Energy project described in the press excerpts below. Tampa Bay Business Journal: City officials, contractors and special guest Jason Walsh of the U.S. Department of Energy demonstrated the new “Sunlit City Parks” initiative and educational program at J.W. Cate Recreation Center in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. MSNBC: St.… Continue reading National Solar Parks Project Debut in Sunshine City

Achieva Corporate Headquarters, Dunedin

The project included renovations and additions to existing buildings that were constructed in 1988, totaling approximately 59,700 GSF. Construction was planned in three phases. Phase I  included the renovation of the existing two story 25,573 G.S.F. building and will house offices and a small data center on the second floor. A new generator will be installed adjacent… Continue reading Achieva Corporate Headquarters, Dunedin

Baypoint Commerce Center, St. Petersburg

Baypoint Commerce Center is located at Gandy Boulevard, between 4th Street North and 9th Street North in St. Petersburg. Originally developed in 1971, the Center is comprised of over 76 acres with 15 office buildings. Maddux NewsWire: St. Petersburg, FL (September 2011) – The Feil Organization recently purchased Baypoint Commerce Center in January 2011 and will begin a multi-million park-wide improvement plan. The first phase will consist of parking lot improvements, landscaping and… Continue reading Baypoint Commerce Center, St. Petersburg

Clear Channel Outdoor, Largo

New Clear Channel Outdoor Tampa Bay Market Office 5555 Ulmerton Road 8731 Gross Square Feet Single Story Tilt Wall Construction Large Missile Impact Storefront and Curtainwall Aluminum Sunshades Replaces a 30+ year old facility with low ceilings that was prone to roof leaks and flooding during rain events

Encore in Tampa

This project is located in the Channelside District of Tampa near the Tampa Bay Times Forum. It has two towers of apartment or hotel units above parking decks with retail at the street level. An amenities deck is planned with indoor multipurpose spaces for meetings, movie theater, exercise and game areas. CLIENT / LOCATION Bank… Continue reading Encore in Tampa

Leaders in LEED

  Collman & Karsky Architects began working with the United States Green Building Council to form a  local chapter of the USGBC on the west coast of Florida in 2004. Today we are proud that the majority of our staff has LEED Accreditations and the firm has produced the following Certified Buildings: 2007 – Dunedin Community… Continue reading Leaders in LEED

Part of the Community

The architecture of our neighborhoods, towns, and cities not only expresses who we are and what we value, but shapes the way we live. At Collman & Karsky Architects, Inc., we are committed to building a better community, and being a good corporate & environmental citizen based on how we practice architecture on a daily… Continue reading Part of the Community

Winter Haven Office Open!

We are very excited to announce that our Winter Haven office will soon be relocated to the central business district at 280 W. Central Avenue in downtown.  From this location we will be able to serve our clients better and more efficient.  An open house event will be scheduled in the near future. This is a rendering of the… Continue reading Winter Haven Office Open!