Benchmark News

Benchmark awarded 2011 FL Weekly’s Best

May 10, 2011

Benchmark General Contractors was featured in Florida Weekly’s May 4-10, 2011 issue for “Best New Invention.”

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Times of the Islands – Living with the Land

May 6, 2011

An eco-friendly community planned for Sanibel will help residents get back to nature Benchmark General Contractor’s planned eco-friendly community, Sea Glass of Sanibel, was featured in the May/June 2011 issue of Times of the Islands.

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Light-bulb moments – Local inventors tinker and turn profits

February 9, 2011

Florida Weekly presents four Southwest Floridians who stand together with past and present inventors and visionaries, and alone with ideas that haven’t been found anywhere else. Mark Anderson of Benchmark General Contractors was featured for his Geothermal cooling and heating systems.

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Builders and bank create LEED certified commercial building in Fort Myers

September 23, 2009

FORT MYERS, FL (September 23, 2009) – When it comes to banks, usually the term “green” applies to money, but in the case of First Community Bank (www.fcb-yourbank.com) at the Forum Shops in Fort Myers, “green” is defined as environmentally responsible, sustainable building, inside and out. Completed last November 2008 by Fort Myers builders Benchmark […]

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Benchmark proceeds with design for sustainable residential development

May 29, 2009

SANIBEL ISLAND, FL (May 29, 2009) — A collaborative agreement between Fort Myers-based Benchmark General Contractors, the Florida Community Design Center (FLCDC) and the University of Florida School of Architecture is the first step in the planning of a sustainable residential cluster of approximately 12 single-family homes on a 12-acre property along Periwinkle Way on […]

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