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Justice Center Renovation

Project Description

The Charlotte County Justice Center Renovation Project is currently anticipated to:
1. Relocate Clerk of Court records storage to an off-site building 
2. Provide enhanced security improvements, both interior and exterior, including expansion of the secured entry pavilion, enclosing of an exterior colonnade for interior secured use, and other internal and site related security enhancements
3. Provide remodeling, relocation, and growing in place of various departments currently located at the Justice Center, within the existing building footprint, to meet program target needs until at least 2025
4. Provide space for two new courtrooms and necessary support space

Project Location

350 East Marion Ave., Punta Gorda

Latest Updates

Project is complete.


Phase Cost
Design $1,975,000
Construction $16,565,000
Other Costs $960,000
Total Budget $19,500,000


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 04/01/2014 02/23/2015 02/21/2017
Design Development 03/10/2016 08/03/2018 08/06/2018
Construction 08/07/2018 02/22/2021 02/22/2021
Turnover & Closeout 02/23/2021 03/09/2021 03/18/2021
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Project Phase
Project Complete

Last Updated

Project Manager
Jenny Buccieri

Public Relations
Brian Gleason
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Sponsor Department
Facilities Construction and Maintenance

Design Engineer/Architect
Sweet Sparkman Architects

Construction Contractor
Ajax Building Company, LLC

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