ANF Group, Among Dozens of Businesses, Company Recognized for Safety, Construction

ANF Group, Inc., a full-service construction firm providing construction management, general contracting, development, and design-build services, has been presented with two Eagle and two Pyramid Awards for four of its projects at this year’s Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Florida East Coast Chapter 2021 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. The EIC awards program is the industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects.

“We are honored and thrilled to be recognized by ABC for the team’s distinction in construction for these four projects,” said Al Fernandez, President of ANF Group.  “This recognition is a true testament to our continuing commitment to our clients for project execution to completion, delivering a quality product with the utmost safety in mind. We are the people you trust.”

ANF’s winning projects are:

  • Eagle Award – Memorial Healthcare System’s Sports Medicine Complex consisted of the interior renovation of shell space to create a physical therapy area, offices, exam rooms, and an X-ray room. This 8,347-square-foot facility is in Hollywood, FL, now offers orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and physical therapy all under one roof.
  • Eagle Award – Port Everglades International Logistics Center- Building 1 is a 145,000 -square-foot building in Hollywood, FL designed to provide a modern, efficient, and secure environment for cargo activity at one of Florida’s most active seaports.
  • Pyramid Award – Baptist Health South Florida Plantation Wellness & Medical Complex in Plantation is a four-story, 112,000 square foot complex with a parking garage with 422 spaces connected by a pedestrian bridge. The complex sits on a 5.9-acre site and offers a full range of integrated health and wellness services all under one roof.
  • Pyramid Award –Village View is a 100-unit affordable senior apartment community by developer Housing Trust Group in the Flagler Village section of Fort Lauderdale. The seven-story apartment complex features structured parking, a pool, gym, and media center.

ABC Florida East Coast Chapter bestowed 93 awards collectively worth nearly $2 billion at the 2021 EIC Awards during a ceremony held on October 22nd at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura, FL.  Dozens of businesses were recognized for safety, construction and more at the awards banquet.

The EIC annual awards honors every member of the construction team, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted across the FL East Coast, are judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.

Entering its 40th year in business, the award-winning firm ANF Group is perhaps best known for building the $80 million Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the $50 million Nova Southeastern University Center for Collaborative Research Facility in Davie, and for its work on approximately 150 different projects for Memorial Healthcare System.  Founded in 1981, ANF is a family-owned and operated business led by Alberto Fernandez, Jr., Nelson Fernandez, and Alberto Gil. While continuing to maintain its healthcare-sector focus, the firm continues to expand into multifamily, residential, and industrial spaces.

About ANF Group:

Since 1981 ANF Group, Inc. has been providing quality preconstruction, construction management, general contracting, development, and design-build services to the South Florida Market.  ANF is an industry leader in commercial, multi-family, and education construction, and has played a vital role in the highly specialized niche of healthcare construction with expertise working on active campuses, laboratories, and research facilities.  With more than 40 years in the construction industry, ANF is a family-owned and operated business whose expertise, professionalism, and meticulous work ethic have made them one of South Florida’s most respected construction firms. For more information visit