Cox Fire Protection, Named to the University of South Florida’s Fast 56

Cox Fire is proud to be named to the University of South Florida’s Fast 56 again in 2017. The USF Fast 56 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the world’s fastest growing USF Bull-owned or Bull-led businesses. The awards presentation held in April, recognizes and celebrates their success. Both Linda and Ron Cox were students at the University of South Florida. As former students, the business is recognized as one of the Fast 56 Congratulations to all of our fellow recipients. Go Bulls!

A billion-dollar runway for small firms: How TIA’s master plan is all-inclusive (Video)

For Derek Mateos, the ongoing expansion at Tampa International Airport has meant more than just new flights and destinations; it has opened a world of opportunity and growth for his business. “We poured the first bit of concrete on this billion-dollar project,” said the locally-based, Cuban-American entrepreneur and president of Matcon Construction Services Inc. His firm is one of 145 minority- or women-owned businesses participating in the nearly $1 billion master plan that will ensure the growth of Tampa Bay’s main airport.  Read article >

Cox Fire Protection Acquisition Announcement

Cox Fire Protection has agreed to the purchase of certain assets of Maximum Fire Protection. About Cox Fire Protection, Inc. Cox Fire is a leader in fire protection services with 32 years’ experience, protecting life and property in the Florida and South Georgia area. At the heart of our approach to growth in this market and economic climate, is an emphasis on obtaining and creating leadership to drive us successfully, as we continue to climb from the previous market crisis. About Maximum Fire As one of Jacksonville’s best fire protection service providers and contractors supplying fire protection systems, with a strong … Read More

Linda Cox – tapped as charter Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for The Build Tampa Bay Foundation

Linda Cox – tapped as charter Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for The Build Tampa Bay Foundation. Build Tampa Bay was established in cooperation with the Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors to encourage high school students, their parents and school advisors to explore career opportunities in construction-related fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the skilled worker shortage is expected to grow to 1.6 million workers in the construction industry by 2022. Moreover, more than four out of five Associated Builders and Contractors member companies nationally are already experiencing a shortage of appropriately skilled … Read More

Scott Cox named ABC’s Young Professional of the Year

The top 20 under 40 Young Professionals of the Year were named at ABC’s 2015 Excellence in Construction awards. Young professionals who represent the most respected young leaders in the Gulf Coast region of Florida were called to the stage to be recognized for the their contributions to the construction industry. Steve Cona III announced the final name for recognition and announced that this year ABC was recognizing a Young Professional of the Year for Florida’s Gulf Coast Chapter. Scott Cox was named ABC Gulf Coast Chapter’s 2015 Young Professional of the Year. Scott was recognized for his many contributions … Read More