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Published Oct. 13, 2005

Mathews Corp., 3514 Arch St., Tampa has been chosen construction manager for the Suncoast Ronald McDonald House at Tampa General Hospital. The $1.5-million structure was designed by Ranon and Partners Inc. Mathews also will be construction manager for the Canterbury Tower renovation and health care center addition. The $2.7-million structure was designed by A&E Design.ENGINEERING

Reynolds, Smith and Hills Inc., 1715 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa, has been selected to prepare the Allen's Creek Watershed Management Plan for Pinellas County. The nine-month project includes a storm-water facilities master plan with an ecosystem management plan to improve the environmental quality in the watershed.


Comparetto and Simonetta, P.A., has moved to Florida Federal Tower, 360 Central Ave., Suite 1490, St. Petersburg.


Diversified Data Services has opened an office at 406 Reo St., Suite 138, Tampa. The firm was established in St. Petersburg in 1985. The company provides services in computer hardware and software, training, consulting.


Cox Lumber Co., 3300 Fairfield Ave. S, St. Petersburg, has acquired Panning Lumber of Orlando. Panning has facilities in Kissimmee, Ocoee, Titusville and Palm Bay. Cox now has 20 locations in Florida.


Halton Corp. has opened a new office at 10903 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Halton is a full-service real estate brokerage and property management firm.


Innovative Computer Solutions has moved to 30801 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor, just north of Curlew Road. The firm specializes in IBM-compatible, multi-user and local area network systems. The company is a full-service dealer offering hardware, software, training, service and custom programing.


JP Hotels, which owns and operates five Holiday Inns in the Tampa Bay area, has moved its headquarters from Tampa to its flagship property, the Holiday Inn Surfside on Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater.


Halstead Painting Co. has moved to 17039 First St. E, St. Petersburg. The company provides residential and commercial painting services.

Put It Together has moved to 1280 Heather Ridge Blvd., Dunedin. The company specializes in delivery, moving, assembly and repair services.

News of Florida companies may be sent to Piper Jones, Business News Department, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg 33731. Photos may be sent, but not all will be used, and they cannot be returned.