Company Profile


Our mission at J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors is to build a highly dedicated team by attracting great people and helping them reach their true potential while building lasting customer relationships by providing exceptional construction service that exceeds the expectations of our clients.


J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors is a full-service general contractor and construction management company based in Florida. Founded in 1986, J. F. Smith has over 20 years experience in the commercial construction industry. The Company has been providing pre-construction, general construction and design-build services for the commercial and industrial market in central and southwest Florida.


J. F. Smith provides pre-construction, general construction and design-build services in the commercial and industrial markets. The Company is experienced in working on a negotiated, lump-sum bid, or design-build basis. Regardless of the delivery method, J. F. Smith emphasizes a team approach. As a true partner working with design professionals and the owners during the project development, J. F. Smith can manage project costs and delivery time. The earlier in the building process J. F. Smith is brought on board, the greater the benefits we can offer the owner. We utilize our cost estimating talents to deliver a quick, accurate analysis of many different systems to allow the design team to make sound, long-term cost effective decisions.

J. F. Smith offers the following services for our clients:

  • Conceptual Estimating
  • Value-Engineering Analysis
  • Feasibility/Constructability Analysis
  • Turnkey Design-Build Services
  • Construction Management
  • Project Risk Analysis
  • Conceptual and Detailed Project Scheduling
  • Detailed Cost Control Program
  • Proactive Quality Control Program

"Self-Perform" Advantages

J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors may self-perform concrete, masonry, formwork, carpentry, painting, and general labor -- delivering a true competitive edge regarding cost, schedule and quality. Unlike most General Contractors in Florida, J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors typically strives to perform 30%-40% of its work with company forces. Maintaining a staff of professionals and skilled hourly tradesmen, J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors possesses all the necessary resources and manpower to meet each client's individual project needs.

Community and Business Relations

J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors is actively involved in the Florida community. Members of our staff have been active in or supportive of the following community organizations:

  • American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • American Society of Concrete Contractors
  • 4-H Programs
  • Boy Scouts of America: Sponsor and Troop Committee Member
  • Little League Baseball: Sponsor, Coach, Manager
  • Pee Wee Football: Sponsor
  • Allen Park Elementary, "Kidspace" Playgournd: Co-coordinator, laborer, sponsor
  • First Choice Pregnancy Center, Construction Coordinator
  • American Institute of Constructors

Professional Organizations

J. F. Smith Commercial Contractors is an active member of the following professional organizations:

 American Institute of Contractors 

© 2017   CGC 047284

Ocala Office
7340 NW Hwy 27 Ste. 216
Ocala, FL 34482
Phone: 352-873-2992
Fax: 352-867-5844

Sanibel Office
P. O. Box 151
Sanibel, FL 33957
Phone: 239-472-3330
Fax: 239-395-0102