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Digest

Company notes

By TIMES WIRES
Published November 20, 2006


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CONSTRUCTION

Standard Pacific Homes, Tampa Bay Division, 5100 W Lemon St., Suite 312, Tampa, was recognized with the following awards from the 2006 Eliant Awards for customer service, reliability and product quality: Purchase Experience, second place; Personalization Experience (design and options), fourth place; Finance and Closing Experience, third place; Construction Experience, second place; Overall Customer Services Experience, third place; Overall Quality, 10th place. Standard Pacific Homes also placed fifth in the Overall Experience category.

ENGINEERING

Genesis Group, 3910 U.S. 301, Suite 140, Tampa, has been recognized as the Small Business of the Year by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Genesis Group won in the 51-250 employee category and met the criteria of having a solid business with good and ethical business practices; overall management planning and setting business goals; operational management; innovativeness and leadership; and community involvement.

Professional Services Industries Inc. (PSI), 5801 Benjamin Center Drive, Suite 112, Tampa, announces its renewed contracts with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for District One and District Seven. PSI will provide geotechnical engineering services for the FDOT that includes field laboratory and engineering services for a variety of projects including roadways, culverts, lighting and signals, bridges and tunnels.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Hillsborough Community College (HCC), 4001 Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa, has been awarded the Charles Kennedy "Equity" Award by the Association of Community College Trustees, or ACCT. HCC met the criteria of demonstrable evidence that the board or its chief executive leadership in setting policies and in assuring results for the enhancement and expansion of opportunities for minorities and women in the following areas: enrollment, successful completion, participation in better-paying, higher-mobility college majors; campus environment, employment and promotion; involvement of the college in minority community; representation of board and trustees, committee and advisory group of colleges; and contracting and vendor participation with college.

REAL ESTATE

Rubin Real Estate Inc., 15500 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 301, Clearwater, announces this lease transaction: Carr-Rubin Associates LLP to Sunset Stitches Inc., 3,900 square feet, flex space, new lease, 13191 56th Court, suites 105-106, Clearwater.

TECHNOLOGY

Bayshore Solutions, 600 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 700, Tampa, announces the launch of the new Web site for ConsultantU (www.consultantu.com), an educational-based company specializing in training consultants in product functionality, technical skills and business process context, based in Tampa. The new Web site features a news section, course selection and catalog, an "about us" section and a formatted contact page; and Bayshore Solutions has redesigned the Web site for PODS (www.pods.com), Clearwater. The redesigned Web site features mulitmedia flash aspects and videos, and has Bayshore Solutions' content management solution, SiteManager.

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