Meredith Dropkin

Walmart Selects Satterfield & Pontikes for Construction of Two New Sarasota Projects

walmart and saterfieldSarasota, Florida – July 5, 2015 – Satterfield & Pontikes Construction (S&P) of Sarasota, an award-winning construction management and design-build company, has been awarded two contracts within a two-week span to construct Walmart stores in Sarasota. The projects include a new Walmart Neighborhood Market located on Clark Road and the addition of a liquor store to the existing University Parkway Walmart Supercenter. These contracts mark the 20th and 21st for S&P since the company entered the Florida market under the direction of T. Craig Campbell, director of operations.

“We are proud of our longstanding relationship with Walmart and are excited about our continued growth in the Florida marketplace,” said Campbell. “Securing two projects in the span of two weeks illustrates Walmart’s trust in our ability to perform and deliver high-quality projects on schedule and within budget.”

Located on Clark Road in the Palmer Crossing shopping plaza, the 38,750-square-foot Walmart Neighborhood Market will offer customers the convenience of on-site services, such as a full pharmacy, groceries and a free store pickup service providing an easy way to shop millions of products on The new store broke ground on June 15, 2016, and will employ up to 95 full- and part-time associates.

Construction on the 4,000-square-foot liquor store began on June 20, 2016, at the corner of University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge. The store will be attached to the existing Walmart Supercenter.

About Satterfield & Pontikes Construction
Established in 1989, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. is. S&P is recognized as one of Engineering News-Record's Top 400 Contractors and Top 100 Green Builders in America. The Florida office located is Lakewood Ranch and provides site selection, design development, pre-construction estimating and construction management services for projects in the southeast United States with a focus upon southwest Florida. For more information, visit or call 941.684.3100.

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