Edward Russell Johnston | Citrus County General Contractor
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Commercial : Edward Russell Johnston Citrus County General Contractor

From Shopping Centers to Medical Facilities

Edward Russell Johnston has made a difference:

Citrus County General Contractor  Edward Russell Johnston

Commercial Buildings that make a statement about you !

Citrus County General Contractor

A State Certified Class” A” General Contractor, Edward Russell Johnston has built many commercial buildings within Citrus County and the surrounding counties. Edward Russell Johnston will create a building to accommodate your business needs.

Construction History of Edward Russell Johnston

Edward started his career and devoted two years of his profession with Diebold Contracting Services, Inc. which was a division of Diebold Inc.

Prefabricated Bank Buildings.

Diebold had a plant in Clearwater Florida which built prefabricated bank buildings. The sturdy heavy gauge steel frame buildings were assembled in two or three sections. The steel “skeleton frame” which consisted of vertical steel columns and horizontal I-beams, constructed in a rectangular grid to support the floors, roof and walls of a building were erected on heavy duty iron wheels then rolled slowly on rails through the plant to be completed.

Those structures were used for small bank branch offices. The offices could be transported to a site and assembled within 90 days. As a side note, we have used Diebold‘s modular concrete vault structure in one local Citrus County Bank.

Multilevel High-rise Construction

After Diebold, Edward dedicated four years with Tuttle/White Constructors Inc. Edwards duties varied but primarily concentrated on the site engineering, a fancy term for surveying. Edward laid out the building foundations, starting with pilings and then set the vertical and horizontal control lines through to the top of the buildings.

Citrus County General Contractor Edward Russell Johnston

While employed with Tuttle/White Constructors, Edward experienced the opportunity to work on five waterfront hi-rise condominiums for U.S. Steel at Sand Key and Belleview-Biltmore in Clearwater, and two waterfront condominium towers at the Isle of Capri at Treasure Island Florida. All with distinctive contemporary architecture with fine details.

These buildings were constructed of solid concrete floors, columns and shear walls using the Flying Form System which is a type of concrete forming, widely used for supporting cast-in-place concrete slabs in multilevel high-rise construction.

Tilt-up Concrete Construction

Edward final assignment with Tuttle/White Constructors was in Gainesville Florida where the company erected a prison complex consisting of an administration building, warehouse, library and various cell building all using the Tilt-up or tilt-wall type of concrete building construction technique.

With the tilt-up method, concrete walls are formed horizontally on a concrete slab. After the concrete has cured, the slabs are tilted to the vertical position with a crane and braced into position until the remaining building structural components are secured. Tilt-up is a viable constriction system today for offices, warehouse and even residential homes. And the build time is quick.

An Experienced Builder

In 1976 Edward was offered two employment options with Tuttle/White Constructors; Moving to Jacksonville Florida or Birmingham Alabama, neither which appealed to him, so Edward started his construction company and has been self employed as a Citrus County General Contractor for the past 40 years.

We have a wide variety of experience in specialized buildings including, but not limited to, Medical Facilities, Dental Clinics, Banks, Convenience Stores, Hotels, Industrial Facilities, Retail Centers and Professional Offices. For more than 40 years, business owners and commercial developers have placed their trust in us.

Our Approach

Each business has its own requirements and specific details pertaining to the business. With an experienced builder you can count on these details being delivered without error. Our approach to commercial construction is to meet the client’s needs, bring the project in on time and on budget.

In this face paced world and competitive market; we will make sure your business doesn’t miss a beat, by keeping the agreed deadline a priority. On top of this, we will create a high quality office or retail business that makes a signature statement about its corporate owners. Let us help you make an unforgettable impression.

Your Building Site

If you have not chosen a piece of property, as licensed Real Estate Agents we can help you find the perfect location. Edward excels at helping our clients seek out that ideal building site. Or, We may be able to find an existing property that has remodeling potential.

Edward Russell Johnston Can Help

Count on the know-how that comes with more than 40 years of building. For quality, experience and excellence, count on Edward Russell Johnston, Inc.

We are ready to answer questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

Edward Russell Johnston Inc.
Citrus County General Contractor
531 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River, Florida 34428


352-795-2200 or 800-771-2202 Email: info@erj.net

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