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ARCHITECTURE

Williamson Dacar Associates Inc., 935 Main St., Suite C-4, Safety Harbor, announces its contract with Nativity Catholic Parish, Brandon, for a design contract for a multiuse gymnasium/youth center facility that includes two basketball courts, 1,000-seat capacity gymnasium, locker facilities, game room and activity room. Construction is estimated at $5.7-million.

AWARDS

Kimmins Contacting, 1501 E Second Ave., Tampa, was named Contractor of Year by the American Public Works Association, West Coast branch. Kimmins was recognized for its Ybor City stormwater project.

S&S Electric Co., 105 Douglas Road, Oldsmar, and M/I Homes, 4343 Anchor Plaza Parkway, Suite 210, Tampa, were honored by the Consumer Electronics Association with the CEA's TechHome Mark of Excellence Award for Builder of the Year. The award recognizes innovation and achievement in home technology, services and installation trends.

energy

Energy Optimization Solutions LLC, 670 Island Way, Suite 500, Clearwater, has become an authorized independent affiliate of Energy Automation Systems Inc., an electrical conservation system and technology company.

LEGAL

Melissa L. Archer has formed Archer Law Firm PA with offices in Tampa and Fort Myers. Archer concentrates in the areas of personal injury, family law, medical malpractice and nursing home litigation. The phone number is (813) 835-5297 or (239) 278-5297. The Web address is www.archerlegal.com.

Carr Law Group PA, 111 Second Ave. NE, Suite 1404, St. Petersburg, has partnered with Florida Telecommunications Relay Inc., Tallahassee, which provides specialized telecommunications equipment for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind or speech impaired.

MARINE — ELECTRONICS

Koden Electronics Ltd., 11001 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 800,

St. Petersburg, parent company of SI-TEX Marine Electronics, has changed its corporate name to Koden American Inc.

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Fetching Communications, P.O. Box 222, Tarpon Springs, has been named the agency of record for Curlew Hills Pet Cemetery in Palm Harbor.

REAL ESTATE

GVA Advantis, 3000 Bayport Drive, Suite 100, Tampa, announces this sale transaction: Falkenburg Road LLC to Delaney Creek Crossing LLC, a 49-acre development site at 5600 Falkenburg Road in Riverview. This site is planned for a multifamily rental community and sold for $2.98-million.

TECHNOLOGY

Jagged Peak Inc., 13577 Feather Sound Drive, Suite 330, Clearwater, has launched a fulfillment warehouse in Ohio. Jagged Peak maintains distribution sites in Canada, Southern California, New Jersey, Ohio and Florida.

OC Management Inc., 301 Mears Blvd., Suite B, Oldsmar, announces a program that allows people and

businesses to drop off unused computer-related equipment

for processing at no charge. Eligible equipment includes PCs, laptops, monitors, peripherals, printers, servers, mainframes, network and telecommunications equipment.

UTEK Corp., 2109 E Palm Ave., Tampa, announces its agreement with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to co-market UTEK's services to AIChE's Society for Biological Engineers.

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Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 liquidation

Kiss-Cote Inc., c/o Keith Kent, 12515 Sugar Pine Way, Tampa.

(08-04384)

Sawgrass Homes Inc., P.O. Box 753, Palm Harbor. (08-04486)

Residential Vistas LLC, dba U.S. Lawns of Brandon, 1608

Mira Lago Circle, Ruskin. (08-04491).

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tampa. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Chapter 7 filings are for companies whose assets are being liquidated to pay creditors. Chapter 11 is for businesses seeking to reorganize while under bankruptcy court protection from creditors.

News from Tampa Bay area companies 04/06/08 [Last modified: Sunday, April 6, 2008 5:31am]
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