Ad 2 Tampa Bay, 10735 Village Club Circle, No. 105, St. Petersburg, was named National Ad 2 Club of the Year by the American Advertising Federation. Honors are based on club management, communications, diversity, education, government relations, membership, programs and public service. Ad 2 Tampa Bay is a seven-time winner of the Ad 2 Club of Year Award.
Creative Arts Unlimited Inc., 3730 70th Ave. N, Pinellas Park, received an award of merit at the ninth annual Visual Competition by Visual Merchandising + Store Design Magazine. Creative won in the nonfashion category for its design and construction of displays for the gift store at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Designwerks Inc., 2117 Salisbury Court, Palm Harbor, announced a new contract: Regional Medical Center-Bayonet Point, Hudson.
Klar and Klar Architects Inc., 28473 U.S. 19 N, No. 602, Clearwater, announced the following contract: St. Paul's School, 20,000 square feet, 1600 St. Paul's Drive, Clearwater, campus expansion, includes eight elementary school classrooms, a science lab and art studio, $2-million.
Robert P. Resch III Architect, 647 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, announced the following contract: Premier Community Bank of Florida, 19,755 square feet, 5830 142nd Ave. N, Clearwater, renovation of a single story building, includes architectural design, construction documents and contract administration services, $300,000.
Parsons Brinckerhoff, 5405 W Cypress St., Tampa, announced the following contract: Florida Department of Transportation, to provide construction management services, contract administration, materials management, scheduling, final estimates, claims reviews and public information for expansion and improvement of the Florida Turnpike.
AVID Engineering, 2300 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, announced the following contracts: Edward C. Hoffman Jr. Architects, 28,000 square feet, church sanctuary, Pinellas County; Perry Co., 20,292 square feet, commercial building, at the Point at Tampa Palms, north of Tampa Palms Boulevard W and west of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa; Triple R Associates LTD, 13,650 square feet, Walgreens, northwest corner of Minton and Malabar roads, Palm Bay.
TEI Engineers & Planners, 5110 Eisenhower Blvd., Tampa, won the Corporate Appreciation Award from the Tampa Bay section of the American Society of Highway Engineers. TEI was recognized for its support and contributions to the transportation industry.
Phillips Environmental Services Inc., 5218 126th Ave. N, Clearwater, announced the following contract: Home Depot, to provide landscape maintenance and replenishment services for 45 Home Depots stores throughout Central Florida.
HLA Marketing Communications, 500 West Shore Blvd., Suite 525, Tampa, announced the following new client: Festival Productions Inc., to provide public relations, promotional and creative services for the Tampa Bay Verizon Music Festival in November.
DUTTERealty.COM, 2629 McCormick Drive, Clearwater, announced the following sales transactions: Shirley J. Webb to Distribution Video and Audio, 133 Candy Lane, Palm Harbor, $800,000; and George Nicholas to Lerian Investments Inc., 240 acres, a portion of the Suncoast Centre MPUD project, southwest corner of State Road 52 and the Suncoast Parkway, Pasco County, $2.7-million.
Coldwell Banker, F.I. Grey and Son Inc., 6328 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, announced the following sales transaction: National Pools of Pasco Inc. to Paul and Jill Heinerth, 2,500 square feet, 6815 Tower Drive, Port Richey, $152,000.
Rubin Management Inc., 15500 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 301, Clearwater, announced the following lease transaction: Carr-Rubin Associates to Key Financial Corp., 8,720 square feet, 13100 56th Court, Suites 705 and 706, Clearwater.
Khameleon Software, 13830 58th St. N, Suite 401, Clearwater, announced the following contract: Biomedical Systems, to provide financial, distribution and service desk software for Biomedical's operation centers in the United States.
DataMentors Inc., 13153 N Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 100, Tampa, announced a partnership with ASTECH InterMedia.