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License # FLCBC059409 (Construction Business Information)
residential/commercial
general contracting
J And J Design Builders Inc operates out of Ocala, FL and holds a construction business information license according to the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. We were able to verify 578 building permits associated with J And J Design Builders Inc.  more
$108K
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578
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Top 10%
104
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License # FLCGC024619 (Certified General Contractor)
residential/commercial
general contracting
Lariat Development Inc is a Ocala, FL based contractor with a certified general contractor license with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. The most recent permit we have on file for them was issued on Aug 07, 2014. In total, we were able to identify 132 building permits associated with Lariat Development Inc.  more
$64.7K
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132
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102
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License # FL0025274 (Construction Business Information)
residential/commercial
general contracting
Headquartered in Ocala, FL, New Phase Construction Inc holds a construction business information license with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. We have records on 67 permitted improvement projects they have worked on. The most recent took place on Oct 29, 2014.  more
$81.8K
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67
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102
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residential
general contracting
Ocala, FL based Burns Lawrence Francis holds a registered general contractor license with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation.  more
70
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License # FL0014804 (Construction Business Information)
residential/commercial
general contracting
Ethridge Construction Of Marion County I - a contracting professional based in Ocala, FL. Our records indicate they hold a construction business information license with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation and have completed 30 permitted improvements starting in Nov 28, 2007.  more
30
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100
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License # FLCBC042300 (Construction Business Information)
residential/commercial
general contracting
Robert E Waller Builders Inc operates out of Ocala, FL and holds a construction business information license according to the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. We were able to verify 69 building permits associated with Robert E Waller Builders Inc.  more
$207.8K
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69
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110
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License # FLCGC1508026 (Certified General Contractor, License...)
residential/commercial
general contracting
Luetgert Development Corp. is a Ocala, FL based contractor with a certified general contractor, license returned, construction business, construction business information license with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. The most recent permit we have on file for them was issued on Mar 16, 2015. In total, we were able to identify 120 building permits associated with Luetgert Development Corp..  more
$418.3K
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value
120
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96
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