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Alpha Phi New Sorority House at the University of Florida

Alpha Phi is building its first house for the University of Florida chapter Kappa Eta.

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority House – New Chapter Room Expansion

Two years after completing their brand new house, ADPi at UF has returned to partner with Scorpio to expand with a new Chapter Room.

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Scorpio is a Florida Trend 2022 Best Company to Work For

The annual Best Companies list has been released and is featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine. One hundred companies were ranked in small, medium, and large employer categories. Scorpio is thrilled to make the list and rank number 22 in the Small Companies category in our first…

Mirror Image Leadership Academy + Team Scorpio Summer 2022

For a second summer, Scorpio partnered with the local youth leadership development program, Mirror Image Leadership Academy, by sponsoring the program and hosting an inspiring group of rising 7th graders for an afternoon of experiences in our office and on an active job site. The students arrived at the Scorpio…

University of Florida Reitz Union Auditorium Renovation and Expansion

  • Project Owner: University of Florida
  • Location: Gainesville FL
  • Completion Date: August 2019
  • Project Size: 7625
  • Partners: Schenkel Schultz Architecture Siebein Associates, Inc.

The UF Reitz Union Auditorium is an approximately 300-seat, multi-use facility used for presentation of films, lectures and events such as dance and theater performances, academic tech-live video, meetings, panel discussions, non-academic lectures and other typical college and community events.

The Auditorium is long and narrow with a 3 ft. tall stage and projection screen equipped with a surround sound system. Renovations will include: new raised flooring /stairs of slip resistant seamless epoxy, carpet tiles, Terrazzo, and sealed concrete; new walls and interior doors with specialized acoustical elements; sound lock doors and millwork; new ceilings in the auditorium, lobby and concessions, access stairs and vomitory, will be a range of acoustical tile and specialized materials determined by the Acoustical Engineers Siebein Associates. Upgrades to MEP, Fire Protections and HVAC systems will be incorporated as well.

A large branding package will be used in the entry and concession area designed to inspire and enhance the student experience. Including large format experiential graphics applied to glass storefront and walls along with backlit and lockable movie poster cases for “Now Showing”/“Coming Soon” displays. Hardware /Security Access Control will be integrated with the use of web-based security cameras, card readers and hardware selections for specific space characteristics. Upgrades will not only improve the visitor experience but bring the entire facility up to code with proper ADA accessibility.