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Jacksonville's Ronald McDonald House Unveils $12.5 Million Renovation

March 8, 2017

Next month, the Ronald McDonald House will debut the renovation of its 27 original guest rooms, a commercial grade kitchen for volunteers to make meals for residents, fitness center and learning center, which will boast computers and tutors so children can continue pursuing their education.


The Local Breweries That Nabbed Best Florida Beer Nods

March 7, 2017

More than 20 locals walked away with nods from the most prestigious professional brewing competition in Florida during Sunday's Brewers Ball.  Jacksonville's Wicked Barley Brewing Company won Best Brewpub and Best Small Batch Beer in Florida.


Front Door Feature: A Haven of Peace and Hope

December 1, 2016

WG Pitts Company, a Jacksonville-based general contracting, architectural and construction management firm, donated services for the new kitchen, playroom and rooftop garden as well as a two-story glass-blown sculpture of birds in flight that graces a stairway.


Amber Waves: Lots to like in Wicked Barley's First Public Batches

November 3, 2016

The communities include Azalea Ridge in Middleburg, Deerfield Preserve in St. Augustine, Sebastian Cove in St. Johns County, and Timberlake in Fernandina Beach.


WG Pitts Undertakes Hurricane Matthew Relief Operations

October 12, 2016


WG Pitts Selected to Design Four Amenity Centers at D.R. Horton Communities in Northeast Florida

September 26, 2016

The communities include Azalea Ridge in Middleburg, Deerfield Preserve in St. Augustine, Sebastian Cove in St. Johns County, and Timberlake in Fernandina Beach.


Jacksonville’s Ronald McDonald House sent nearly 200 glass birds into flight Thursday

September 15, 2016

William Pitts, president of the WG Pitts Company, said his company designed and engineered the sculpture, and that it collaborated with Balfour Beatty Construction to assemble it. Workers from both companies volunteered their time Thursday.


WG Pitts Selected to Provide Master Plan for Three Rivers Mixed-Use Development in Nassau County

August 12, 2016

Located just west of Interstate 95 in Yulee along State Road A1A, the master-planned development will include approximately 3,000 homes, commercial, office and light industrial space, a public park, waterfront access and a site for a Nassau County public elementary school.


WG Pitts is Featured in the Business Journal

August 5, 2016

“As the cost increases on the development project, you have to take that into account and build into the sales price of a finished lot,” said Will Pitts, President of W.G. Pitts Co. and one of the partners in Treaty Oaks, a 418-unit single-family residential development in St. Johns County.


WG Pitts Celebrates the Grand Opening of Wicked Barley
July 30, 2016
The grand opening of this fantastic brewery constructed by WG Pitts Company was overwhelmingly successful. See more photos here.


Wicked Barley Announces Grand Opening Date

June 15, 2016

Wicked Barley is proud to announce our GRAND OPENING on 11am Saturday July 16th, 2016! We will be serving up to 20 local and surrounding craft beers and our delicious full menu...


WG Pitts Donates Design and Construction of Bourbon Bar for Ronald McDonald Event

June 2, 2016

More than 500 people attended the 2016 McGala and raised $275,000 for the organization...

WG Pitts President Will Pitts Presents Treaty Oaks Update at Urban Land Institute of North Florida Event

May 28, 2016

WG President Will Pitts recently participated as a panelist at the Urban Land Institute North Florida program "Moving Dirt! Impactful Projects Happening Now in St. Johns County." More than 100 people attended the program, which showcased 10 new developments in St. Johns County...


WG Pitts Opens New Corporate Office in Jacksonville

May 4, 2016

"The new location offers key advantages to our work flow, making it possible for our design and construction experts to provide the highest level of innovation and customer service for which our clients have come to expect, but now with even more efficiency" says WG Pitts President Will Pitts.

Event Tickets and Package Options: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville Mardi Gras McGala

April 14, 2016

The WG Pitts Architecture and Graphics team is proud to have been chosen to design the invitation for the 22nd Annual McGala, proceeds of which will ensure that Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville can continue to keep families close during a most critical time. For sponsorship registration please click here.


Exploring These Boat Accessible Treasures

March 30, 2016

A newcomer on the Goodbys Creek waterway, Wicked Barley promises a locally sourced menu to please the most demanding foodie. Come thirsty too! They have 10 different craft ales to choose from that are brewed right here in J-ville.  Docks are brand new and the grand opening is this summer.

Treaty Oaks is Featured in What'sUpJacksonville.com

March 2, 2016

The community will offer an outstanding location that's convienent to Jacksonville and St. Augustine, access to award-winning, top-rated public schools and sensational recreational and social amenities...

Ronald McDonald House Adding Rooftop Garden for Families, Guests

February 12, 2016

It's going to provide a beautiful green space for families and guests of families to visit, reflect, share, and enjoy the outdoors...

Wicked Barley Aims to Open in Late Summer

January 26, 2016

The brewery plans to have a selection of IPAs, ranging between four and five. It also plans to be the second brewery in Jacksonville to start producing ciders and meads, after Engine 15...

WG Pitts Announces David Christine, AIA, LEED AP as Principal/Vice President of Architecture

January 6, 2016

WG Pitts, an award-winning General Contracting, Architecture and Construction Management firm, announces the appointment of David Christine, AIA, LEED AP as Principal/Vice President of Architecture.. His collaborative management style brings design teams, consultants and owners together, maximizing the opportunity for a balance between design, budget and schedule conformance to meet a project’s goals...

Treaty Oaks Community is featured in the Jacksonville Business Journal

December 18, 2015

...Treaty Oaks, an $18 million, 165-acre development. Already, the first 142 lots of the 418 in the development have been sold. That level of development isn't rare in St. John's County, which rebounded from the housing crash faster than its neighbors...

WG Pitts Company to build $1.65 million Wicked Barley Brewery in Jacksonville

Setember 8, 2015

The building at 4100 Baymeadows Road will have 7,260 square feet. For more information, please contact the contractor at 904.260.3499904.260.3499

WG Pitts teamed with Martek Awarded Five-Year $95 Million VA BPA

July 24, 2015

WG Pitts Company is a leader in design-build, construction and architecture, and a General Services Administration (GSA) Contract holder for construction management and comprehensive furniture management along with its teaming partners Martek Global Services, a leader in strategic and tactical real estate, facilities, and acquisition support solutions and Venturi, was recently awarded a five-year $95 million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)...

WG Pitts | Powers Design Join Forces

December 30, 2014

WG Pitts Company announces the new leadership of its architectural division by John M. Powers. Mr. Powers will serve as the Director of Architecture and Planning of WG Pitts Company's architecture division. Mr. Powers founded and led one of Florida’s most successful high design architectural firms, Powers Design Architects. WG Pitts Company and John Powers have a long successful relationship in collaborating on notable projects such as James Island, St. Johns Golf and Country Club, Palm Coast Plantation, Grand Haven, Waterchase and Hampton Professional Park...

Jacksonville Business Journal: 418-unit single-family community set for St. Johns County

Nov 25, 2014

Double Eagle Development will begin work on a 418-unit, single-family community in St. Johns County next week, following its ceremonial groundbreaking Friday, Dec. 5. Treaty Oaks, a 165-acre development, will be a mile east of Interstate 95 on Route 207, about 10 minutes to downtown St. Augustine. The community, which is being built by WG Pitts Company, will surround the St. Johns County Treaty Oaks Park. The project is being funded by STI Funding.

WG Pitts completes concept design, schematics and graphics for new Treaty Oaks community in St. Johns County

September 10, 2014 

Treaty Oaks is a 418 Unit single family community located in St Johns County, Florida, a mile east of Interstate 95 on CR 207. The community is convenient to Jacksonville and is located less than 10 minutes to downtown St. Augustine and 8 miles to the Atlantic Ocean.

WG Pitts Completes U.S. Department of State/ Dyncorp International Haiti Grand Ravine Police Facility

January 7, 2014

WG Pitts Company performed as DynCorp International’s construction manager to upgrade the U.S. Department of State’s Grand Ravine Police Station project in Port au Prince, Haiti. 

Governor Rick Scott sends congratulatory message to WG Pitts Company employee Bill Spann

January 3, 2014

Charles Hall Promoted to WG Pitts Senior Procurement Specialist

January 23, 2013

Chairman and CEO David Pitts congratulates Charles Hall on his 2 year anniversary with WG Pitts Company and promotes Mr. Hall to the position of Senior Procurement Specialist.

Jacksonville Economy Continues Upward Trend

December 11, 2012

The Jacksonville economy is still trending upward, with three consecutive months of improvements on the On Numbers Economic Index...

Jacksonville Construction Jobs Increase

December 28, 2011

Construction employment in Jacksonville was up year-over-year in November, one of two only metropolitan areas in Florida to do so...

Contractors Expect More Military Work Despite Cutbacks

December 3, 2010

A Look Back at Jacksonville in 2009

December 28, 2009

We tell the story of Northeast Florida’s principal industries inside this edition...

Federal Stimulus Package Could be Boon for Business

December 22, 2008

Construction companies could benefit from massive investment in roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects...

Companies Merge, Join Design-Build Ranks

May 28, 2007

NORTHEAST FLORIDA -- Dan Pickett will merge his one-man architectural firm, Pickett & Associates PL, into general contractor WG Pitts Co. during the next 30 days, thereby joining a small pool of…

Experts: Materials Costs Will Not Fall, But Stabilize in 2007

Jan 15, 2007

Will Pitts, president of WG Pitts Co. and executive vice president of the Associated General Contractors of Greater Florida. Pitts said that products such as concrete and steel had dramatic price …

WG Pitts Moves Offices to Baymeadows

Jan 23, 2006

A Jacksonville construction services firm has moved its offices to Baymeadows. WG Pitts Co. now occupies 9,300 square feet at 7825 Baymeadows Way. President Will Pitts said the company moved from …

WG Pitts Forms Residential Division

Oct 12, 2005

A Jacksonville construction services company is entering the residential homebuilding market. The WG Pitts Co., which for 10 years has been designing and building amenities such as clubhouses for…

WG Pitts Excels in Hybrid Niche - Florida Real Estate Journal

April 1, 2005

A number of high-profile construction and development projects during the past several years have turned W.G. Pitts - once a little known Jacksonville firm - into a household name in Northeast Florida and South Georgia. The commercial construction firm, which opened its offices in Jacksonville nearly nine years ago, has been building and developing everything from South Georgia theme parks to golf courses and facilities, housing developments, community amenities and commercial projects around Northeast Florida. W.G. Pitts is most identified, however, with its work on hybrid commercial facilities for high-end residential communities - work that is both commercial and residential in nature and requires coordination with many entities.

WG Pitts, Powers Design Chosen for Hampton Professional Park

Feb 22, 2005

The WG Pitts Co. will provide preconstruction and construction management services for Hampton Professional Park, a 5.6-acre office park planned for 9A and Baymeadows Road. Powers Design…

Homeless Center Breaks Ground on Children's Building

Apr 4, 2005

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) and the WG Pitts Co. will together provide construction services for the William R. and Frances B. Barnett Children's Building. Representatives from the construction companies...

WG Pitts Co. Lands Clubhouse Project

Feb 24, 2004

Jacksonville-based WG Pitts Co. has won a contract to build a clubhouse at Walker's Landing, a subdivision in Amelia Island Plantation. Construction is scheduled to begin this week and should be …

WG Pitts to Finish World Golf Village Condos

May 22, 2003

WG Pitts Co., one of Northeast Florida's fastest growing general contractors, is entering the condominium market. Pitts recently agreed to finish building The Residences at World Golf Village…

Fun Areas Build Community Spirit

Apr 28, 2003

WG Pitts has just completed a $5.9 million "grand resort-style" amenity center for Taylor Woodrow Homes in Tampa. "The biggest change…

WG Pitts Adds to Holdings

Jan 9, 2003

Jacksonville's WG Pitts Co. is adding to its Brunswick holdings. The company recently bought more than 70 acres facing exit 42 of Interstate 95 for an undisclosed amount from International Paper…

Area Companies' Designs Nab Interior, Exterior Awards

Nov 4, 2002

that, too.' We took a little closet that would have ordinarily been a broom closet and made it into a wine closet. It even had a refrigerator." WG Pitts completes $5.5M Tampa contract WG Pitts...

City & Police Federal Credit Union Opens Mandarin Branch

Jun 28, 2002

-in teller lobby, space for disabled members, drive-through service and offers full-service banking. The 9,200-square-foot building was constructed by W G Pitts Co. Another new branch is being constructed

Decade of Applauding Growth

Jul 23, 2001

Services (112.07 percent), Crawford Homes (108.56 percent), Stonier Transportation Group (107.13 percent) and WG Pitts Co. (102.03 percent). On last year's BJ 50 list, only three companies reported better…

Florida 100 List Features Local Firms

Oct 30, 2000

Paradigm Group, Gainesville • Triad Financial Services, Jacksonville • WG Pitts, Jacksonville • Willman & Co., Jacksonville • World One Technologies, Jacksonville …

Business Journal Honors WG Pitts

Jul 28, 2000

WG Pitts, a Jacksonville general contracting and design-build firm was named the fastest-growing company in Northeast Florida. The award was presented to the company at The BJ 50, an annual Business …