McCree Completes Valencia West Campus Renovation

ORLANDO, Fla. (Septemeber, 2009) – McCree General Contractors & Architects, Orlando’s premier design/build firm, recently completed a $8 million interior renovation on Valencia Community College’s West Campus. This renovation serves to aide the continuing technological advancement of the institution and the overall well being of the faculty, staff and students.

Valencia Community College - West Campus

Valencia Community College - West Campus

Valencia Community College - West Campus

“It is a pleasure to complete this project and be a part of Valencia’s continued growth. We enjoyed working with the college and look forward to the opportunity to further our relationship in the future,” stated Richard McCree, Jr, President/CEO of McCree General Contractors & Architects.

This renovation required special attention and care. It upgraded multiple occupied areas throughout the West Campus including: student lounges, classroom areas, an EMT training lab, journalism suites, offices, smart classrooms and other laboratory space. The project spanned five different buildings and over 40,000 square feet. It was completed in nine phases and on third shift to ensure that the students and staff were not disrupted during construction.

“McCree makes a great partner for us. They were able to handle a complicated renovation in the middle of campus with thousands of students coming and going without disruption. Their design work was beautiful and the projects were delivered with quality and timeliness. I recommend McCree for any work, but especially for projects that require any extra TLC,” stated Sanford Shugart, President of Valencia Community College.

Currently in its 83rd year, McCree, Inc. provides concept to completion design-build services for numerous project types and serves as Central Florida’s oldest design-build firm. McCree is a truly integrated design-builder employing architects, engineers, and contractors all under one roof. For additional information on McCree, please visit