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Whites Site Development Inc.’s ability to

meet fast-paced schedules and keep
customers satisfied sets it apart from its

Everything But Building

Whites Site Development Inc. offers comprehensive services to largely residential customers throughout
central Florida, focusing on fast-paced, well-organized projects.
By Joanna Miller the best specialty subcontractors in central Florida,” the

F lorida’s Whites Site Development Inc., a family busi-

ness since its inception in 1985, works throughout
the central portion of the state, in Seminole, Orange,
Osceola, Volusia, Brevard and Lake counties. According to
Estimator Joe DeCesare, the company’s largest market is
company notes. It operates a full-service shop where its
mechanics service and maintain its trucks and heavy
equipment. It also maintains a trucking division to handle
equipment moving and dump truck needs.
Whites works primarily on multifamily residential proj-
Orange County; specifically, Orlando. ects, although it takes on other types of projects occasional-
“Forty percent of our work is there,” he says. “About 20 ly, such as subdivision infrastructure, shopping centers,
percent is in Volusia, and the other 40 percent is mixed schools, industrial and road projects.
between the other counties.” The company says it works primarily with large general
DeCesare says the company’s ability to meet fast-paced contractors, owners, developers and municipalities. “We spec-
schedules and keep customers satisfied sets it apart from ialize in fast-paced, well-organized projects,” the company
its competitors. The company also offers comprehensive notes. Its typical projects range from $1 million to $5 mil-
site services, handling “everything except lion, but it can take on projects up to $10 million.
Whites Site Development Inc. building from the dirt to the paving to the curb,” he says. Diverse Projects
Headquarters: Samford, Fla.
Employees: 103 These services include land clearing, The company is working on a new asphalt facility for Midd-
Services: Site development dirt work, grading, pipe work, surveying lesex in Taft, Fla., just outside of Orlando. The $1 million
Joe Decesare, estimator: “It’s and road base. “For our large material project is scheduled to be completed in November. It is
a good working atmosphere,
and a family environment, even trucking needs, [and] asphalt paving, con- also completing a school in Orange City, Fla. The $2 mil-
with the employees.” crete work and stripping, we use some of lion new middle school will be completed in February 2008.