|By PR Newswire||
|February 11, 2014 07:23 AM EST||
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RCC Associates, rated #1 in a 2013 ranking of the top Women-Owned Businesses in South Florida, has begun the new year with a flurry of new construction contracts—including nearly 20 new restaurant projects to be built from Miami to Texas.
RCC President and CEO Beverly Raphael said her firm, which completed 84 construction assignments for restaurants, retail and hospitality in 2013, is enjoying its biggest start of the year as the country is tracking for a 2014 boost in new retail and restaurant starts.
The Restaurant Performance Index (RPI), which is a monthly composite index tracking the state of the industry and outlook predictions, shows an optimistic 2014 and better growth year for the foodservice industry.
"The economy is significantly improving and RCC is definitely seeing an improvement in our various customer groupings, especially in the restaurant sector," said Raphael.
Raphael said Cheesecake Factory, a customer for whom RCC has provided construction for over 20 years, is onboard with four new projects thus far. Additional restaurant construction assignments so far for 2014 include Adena Grill, a 48,000 sq ft restaurant and market at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach; Del Frisco's Grill in Tampa; Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant in Orlando; China Grille on Brickell Avenue in Miami; Brio Tuscan Grille in Sarasota; Coya on Brickell Avenue in Miami; The Grille on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale; Brimstone in Pembroke Pines; BurgerFi in Coral Gables, The Counter Burger and The Cooper in Palm Beach Gardens; Bravo Cucina Italiano in Plantation and Uncle Julio's in Katy, Texas.
RCC Associates, which ended 2013 by delivering the strikingly beautiful Kaluz restaurant in Fort Lauderdale and the Redbury Hotel in South Beach and its Lorenzo restaurant, has built more than 1,500 projects in 28 states in the course of its 43-plus year history. The award-winning company specializes in restaurants, retail, movie theaters and entertainment venues, sports facilities, spas, offices, banks, and boutique hotels. RCC Associates is headquartered at 255 Jim Moran Blvd. in Deerfield Beach, Fla. 33442. For additional information on the company, please visit www.rccassociates.com.
SOURCE RCC Associates