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Lake-Sumter County Parade of Homes this Weekend

We are thrilled to announce that one of our designs was entered in the Lake-Sumter County Parade of Homes! The builder, Turning Leaf Construction, did a flawless job executing the design.

The home scored a HERS Rating Index of 14, and is seeking PLATINUM certification from Florida Green Building Coalition.

We will be there Saturday to answer questions about our design- hope to see you there!

 

 

 

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Keesee Honored with “Best Website”

According to the Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards, you’re visiting the “Best Website”, GoKeesee.com!

Last Month, Keesee Associates was humble to accept this honor, and we could not be more thrilled to have been recognized.

This year’s event theme was “A Night in Paris” and was held at the Double Tree by Hilton, in Downtown Orlando.

 

About GOBA: The Greater Orlando Builders Association (GOBA) is the authority, educator and promoter of the housing and

building industry serving more than 700 members.  Since 1953, GOBA has served the construction industry in Seminole, Orange

and Osceola Counties including its cities and is part of the National Organization, National Association of Home Builders. GOBA introduced

the MAME Awards (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) in 1983. Every year the highly anticipated, annual event showcases

the sales and marketing efforts of the best of the best in the home building industry.

 

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Principal Designer Inducted into AIBD’s College of Fellows

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Our Principal Designer, David Pillsbury, was inducted into the AIBD’s College of Fellows recently at their annual meeting held in Denver, CO.   The College of Fellows is the highest body of members within the Institute.  These members are those who contribute to the advancement of the profession with excellence in design and service.

David made remarkable strides for both the organization and the industry, serving as the AIBD National President in 2014 and 2015. As a Designer, David is in the business of making his client’s design dreams become a reality. He has created award- winning designs for over 30 years.

 

About AIBD – The American Institute of Building Design is the only nationally recognized organization dedicated to supporting and promoting residential design professionals. AIBD members have specialized knowledge and expertise in residential design and are held to a high level of professionalism and ethics in their business practices. The AIBD was founded in California in 1950 and has since chartered Societies all across the United States.

Meet the Architect

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Last year, James A. Garritani, RA came on board as Keesee’s VP of Architecture and brought with him over 25 years of experience on projects; including commercial, residential, office, retail, medical & education facilities, industrial, hotels, condos, and multi-family units. James’ talents and philosophy of design was a match to our firm and will take our serviceability to exciting new levels.

In welcoming James, we expanded our services to offer a broader spectrum of design in this ever-changing market. We are excited to see what with new changing can mean for our clients and we are proud to be able to unify the talents of professionals who are dedicated to excellence in design.

Keesee Women Build 2016

The Keesee ladies participated in the 2016 Habitat for Humanity Women Build event. They put their muscles to good use for a great cause, surpassing their fundraising goals. 

This program builds homes and communities, bringing together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and children worldwide.

Keesee has formed a great relationship with Habitat for Humanity over the years. Partnering with them in several arenas- designed homes, provided construction documents, and participated in events such as the Builder’s Blitz. 

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