Roger B. Kennedy Construction Prominently Named Among Orlando Business Journal’s “Golden 100” for 11th Year

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (September 25, 2018) — For the 11th year, Roger B. Kennedy Construction was named among Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Golden 100 top privately-held companies in Central Florida, ranking as 18th largest. The Altamonte Springs-based general contractor and construction manager posted $139.75 million in revenues for survey period 2017, a 36.1 percent increase over the prior year. The annual awards luncheon was held on September 20 at the Hilton Orlando.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks 4th largest among Orlando Business Journal’s
2018 Largest Family-Owned Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (July 20, 2018) — Roger B. Kennedy Construction proudly ranks 4th largest among Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Largest Family-Owned Businesses published July 20. The Altamonte Springs-based general contractor and construction manager posted $139.7 million of revenue in survey year 2017.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks as Central Florida’s 42nd fastest-growing company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2017 “Fast 50” Awards

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 9, 2017) – On June 9, for the fifth consecutive year, Roger B. Kennedy Construction was named among Orlando Business Journal’s 2017 “Fast 50” fastest-growing companies. The general contractor and construction manager currently ranks as the 42nd fastest-growing company in Central Florida, having posted a 53.29 percent increase in revenues to $102.7 million in survey year 2016. Also, the company has long been ranked among the statewide “Florida 100” fastest-growing companies as well. Kennedy is also consistently ranked among OBJ’s “Golden 100” top privately-held companies, Top Construction Companies in Central Florida, and Largest Family-Owned Businesses. The company’s specialties include Hospitality, Multifamily, Commercial and Healthcare projects.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction named among Central Florida’s fastest-growing companies for fifth consecutive year by Orlando Business Journal

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 15, 2017) – Roger B. Kennedy Construction, in May, was named for the fifth consecutive year among Orlando Business Journal’s 2017 “Fast 50” fastest-growing companies. The actual rankings will be released at the annual ceremonies to held on June 9. Also, the company has long been ranked among the statewide “Florida 100” fastest-growing companies as well. Kennedy is also consistently ranked among OBJ’s “Golden 100” top privately-held companies, Top Construction Companies in Central Florida, and Largest Family-Owned Businesses. The Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based general contractor and construction manager specializes in Hospitality, Multifamily, Commercial and Healthcare projects throughout Florida and neighboring states.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks as Central Florida’s 30th Largest Privately-Held Company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 “Golden 100” announced September 16

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 19, 2016) – Altamonte Springs-based Roger B. Kennedy Construction prominently ranks as Central Florida’s 30th largest privately-held company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 “Golden 100” survey. Marking the ninth year that Kennedy has been recognized, the general contractor and construction manager reported 2015 revenues totaling $88.7 million, reflecting a 32.4 percent increase over the prior year. The awards were presented at ceremonies held on September 16 at the Hilton Orlando.

The Kennedy organization has been in continuous operation as a family-owned construction business for 146 years, and opened its Florida office in Orlando in 1972. Headed by Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., President, Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks among Florida’s largest construction companies and is one of Florida’s largest family-owned businesses. The company specializes in multi-family, hospitality, commercial and healthcare projects including apartments, condominiums, hotels, timeshare resorts, student housing, and more.

The headquarters of Roger B. Kennedy Construction is located at 1105 Kensington Park Drive, Altamonte Springs, Fla. 32714, telephone (407) 478-4500. For more information, visit www.rbkennedy.com

Roger B. Kennedy Construction among only six companies to be recognized all four years since Bizjournals’ “Florida Fast 100” survey began

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 19, 2016) – Earning special mention in the September 16 issue of Florida’s Bizjournals, Altamonte Springs-based Roger B. Kennedy Construction is among only six companies — and the only general contractor — to be recognized all four years since the “Florida Fast 100” fastest-growing companies survey began. Kennedy ranks as the state’s 82nd fastest-growing company based on reported 2015 revenue of $88.7 million, reflecting two-year revenue growth of 83.67 percent.

The Kennedy organization has been in continuous operation as a family-owned construction business for 146 years, and opened its Florida office in Orlando in 1972. Headed by Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., President, Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks among Florida’s largest construction companies and is one of Florida’s largest family-owned businesses. The company specializes in multi-family, hospitality, commercial and healthcare projects including apartments, condominiums, hotels, timeshare resorts, student housing, and more.

The headquarters of Roger B. Kennedy Construction is located at 1105 Kensington Park Drive, Altamonte Springs, Fla. 32714, telephone (407) 478-4500. For more information, visit www.rbkennedy.com.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks as Central Florida’s 28th fastest-growing company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 “Fast 50” Awards presented June 10 at the Hilton Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2016) – Altamonte Springs-based Roger B. Kennedy Construction prominently ranks as Central Florida’s 28th fastest-growing company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 “Fast 50” Awards presented June 10 at the Hilton Orlando. The company received the honor having posted an 83.67 percent increase in revenue to $88.7 million in 2015.

The Kennedy organization has been in continuous operation as a family-owned construction business for 146 years, and opened its Florida office in Orlando in 1972. Headed by Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., President, Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks among Florida’s largest construction companies and is one of Florida’s largest family-owned businesses. The company specializes in hospitality, multi-family, commercial and healthcare projects including timeshare resorts, vacation clubs, hotels, apartments, condominiums, senior housing, student housing, and more.

The headquarters of Roger B. Kennedy Construction is located at 1105 Kensington Park Drive, Altamonte Springs, Fla. 32714, telephone (407) 478-4500. For more information, visit www.rbkennedy.com.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction Ranked as Central Florida’s 38th Largest Privately-Owned Company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2015 “Golden 100”

Roger B. Kennedy Construction prominently ranks as Central Florida’s 38th largest privately-owned company in Orlando Business Journal’s 2015 “Golden 100.” Announced at ceremonies held August 14 at the Hilton Orlando, Kennedy also ranks as Central Florida’s seventh largest general contracting and construction management firm. According to the survey, Kennedy reported 2014 revenues totaling $66.98 million, reflecting a 38.7 percent increase over the prior year. The Kennedy organization has been in continuous operation as a family-owned construction business for 145 years, and opened its Florida office in Orlando in 1972.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction Honored at Orlando Business Journal’s Fast 50 Awards

Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., accepted an OBJ Fast 50 Award on June 5, 2015, for the third consecutive year. The awards, which recognize Central Florida’s fastest-growing companies, were presented by Orlando Business Journal publisher Robert Bobroff and Mike Nursey of event sponsor TD Bank.

Roger B. Kennedy Construction Ranks Fifth Largest Among Orlando Business Journal’s 2015 Top Construction Cos./General Contractors

Roger B. Kennedy Construction ranks fifth largest among Orlando Business Journal’s 2015 Top Construction Cos./General Contractors, based on 2014 revenues of $66,980,000. Other key accomplishments in 2014 included its ranking among Bizjournals’ “Florida Fast 100” and Orlando Business Journal’s “Fast 50” (both for the second consecutive year), plus ranking as the fifth largest construction company in Orlando Business Journal’s “Golden 100” Top Privately-Held Companies.

Company Joined Ranks of Engineering News-Record’s “Top 400 U.S. Contractors” in 1994

Originally ranked in Engineering News-Record magazine’s “Top 400 U.S. Contractors” in 1994, the Kennedy organization and Roger B. Kennedy Construction have continued the successful track record that Plattsburgh, NY-based Roger P. Kennedy General Contractor, Inc. initiated in the Florida market in 1972. In following decades, the company became a major force in the public and private sectors, building Plattsburgh Air Force Base as well as major facilities for General Motors Corp. and Dow Jones & Company, among countless others.

A Legacy of Family Tradition Spanning Five Generations

The Kennedy organization’s deeply-rooted traditions and values can be traced back to Middletown, Connecticut, where namesake and founder Roger Kennedy first performed bridge and dock building contracts from New Haven to New London beginning in 1870. His son, Roger B. Kennedy, worked in the family business before settling in Utica, NY, where he built highways and roads throughout upstate New York. Roger B. Kennedy’s son, Roger P. Kennedy, joined his father’s road business before relocating to Plattsburgh, NY, in 1931, where he later founded Roger P. Kennedy General Contractor, Inc. in 1946. In following decades, the company became a major force in the public and private sectors, building Plattsburgh Air Force Base as well as major facilities for General Motors Corp. and Dow Jones & Company, among others. Roger P. Kennedy’s son, Roger B. Kennedy, Sr., P.E., earned an engineering degree from Norwich University before joining the company in 1961, and is credited with modernizing the business into one of the nation’s leading general contractors and construction managers. The company constructed such outstanding projects as the U.S. Olympic Housing for the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid, NY, among others. Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., president of Roger B. Kennedy Construction since 1999, graduated from Colgate University with a degree in economics. He worked for five years for Boston Development Associates before relocating to work at Kennedy’s Orlando area office. Under his leadership as president, the company has been prominently ranked among Orlando Business Journal’s annual “Fast-Track Five” fastest-growing, privately-held companies in Central Florida.