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UF Cancer Research Laboratory First Floor Renovation

A complete renovation of the 1st floor of the UF Basic Science Building to accommodate faculty offices, workspaces, and molecular biology lab.

City of Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area GTEC Building Office Renovation

The 2,000 sf GTEC Renovation provides updated offices and a collaborative workspace with improved technology and communication infrastructure.

Frankel Media Group New Offices

Scorpio is incredibly proud of the partnership that brought to life this stunning new office space for Frankel Media Group.

Topping Out for the Howard Bishop Hawks

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, Alachua County Public Schools celebrated the topping-out for the redesign and redevelopment of Howard Bishop Middle School. This ceremony is held to mark the point when construction on a new building reaches its highest point. The event took place on the project site with a…

Scorpio Awarded Large Business of the Year

  Scorpio is proud to have been selected as the recipient of the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year Award. Scorpio was joined by two additional finalists in this very competitive category, Comfort Temp and Gainesville Health and Fitness. The Large Business category is for local…

Office of the Medical Examiner – Florida District Eight

  • Project Owner: Viking Companies & The University of Florida
  • Location: Gainesville FL
  • Completion Date: October 2018
  • Project Size: 8,276 s/f
  • Partners: Walker Architects

Forensics 101

This new facility was constructed to house the administrative and morgue operations for the Office of the Medical Examiner – Florida District Eight. District 8 serves more than 350,000 citizens living in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Union Counties. Twice the size of the current building, the new facility includes new office space, a fully equipped morgue, a large refrigeration system, a state-of-the-art Autopsy Suite with multiple autopsy review units, and upgraded epoxy surfaces in select areas, along with a drive-in vehicle port.

There is a high degree of security associated with the construction of this facility. This includes a secured entry lobby, bullet resistant window access,  two-way communicators, and secured access to all exterior entries as well as the Autopsy Suite.