About Us

In 2002, brothers John and George Schmid joined together to found Schmid Construction. Since then, the company has grown exponentially into the fifth largest general contractor in Central Florida. A family-oriented company from humble beginnings, we started with three employees and focused on small medical and retail projects. Over the next 13 years, we were proud to have been selected to build exceptional buildings throughout the southeast – with extensive experience on projects ranging from automotive dealerships and commercial retail centers to medical facilities and industrial distribution centers.

Built on integrity, our company’s customer-first foundation fuels us to continually strive for excellence, consistently bringing the best results to your project – on schedule, on budget, and of the highest quality. Our team fuses vast construction experience with innovative construction techniques to produce a remarkable final product. Committed to exceeding your expectations for delivering quality construction, we are a leader in LEED construction and have successfully completed multiple LEED Platinum projects.

In the coming years, we will continue building positive, lasting relationships in the community where we live, work, and play.

Serving clients throughout the Southeast, we are licensed in Florida (CGC1504665), Alabama (CG0046782), North Carolina (GC74485), Tennessee (GC00068092), and Georgia (GCC002977).

Contact us today about your next project – we look forward to the opportunity to assist you with your construction needs.

Milestones

2002

Founded in July 2002 in Clermont by brothers John and George Schmid.

Licensed in Florida.

2007

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as the 16th largest local general contractor in Central Florida.

2008

Built a 24,000 square-foot headquarters in Clermont.

2009

Named one of Central Florida’s 100 Outstanding Businesses.

2010

Completed our first LEED Platinum project, a 48,000sf tilt-wall facility in Central Florida.

2011

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as the ninth largest local general contractor in Central Florida.

Added Industrial/Distribution sector projects with over 225,000sf awarded.

Completed our second LEED Platinum project, a bank headquarters in Lake County, Florida.

Exceeded annual revenues of $30 million.

Licensed in Georgia and Alabama.

2012

Exceeded annual revenues of $50 million.

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as the sixth largest local general contractor in Central Florida.

Presented the Sustainable Green Building Award for LEED Platinum projects.

Marked 10th anniversary with more than $200 million in delivered projects.

Incorporated the Schmid Foundation, a charitable foundation.

2013

Ranked #75 in the ENR Southeast Top Contractor ranking.

Presented ACG Orlando’s SMART Award for Real Estate & Construction.

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as the 8th largest family owned business in Central Florida.

Ranked #51 in the Orlando Business Journal’s Golden 100 Central Florida companies.

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal in the Fast 50 as Central Florida’s 10th fastest growing company.

2014

Ranked #31 in the Orlando Business Journal’s Golden 100 Central Florida companies.

Recognized by Florida Business Journal’s as Florida’s 43rd fastest growing company.

Named Business of the Year by South Lake Chamber of Commerce.

John Schmid awarded University of Central Florida’s Alumni Entrepreneur Award, first ever recipient.

Licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee.

2015

Recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as the fifth-largest local general contractor in Central Florida.

Cornerstone Hospice Honoree of the Year presented to John and George Schmid.

City of Orlando Proclamation presented to John Schmid by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.

City of Clermont Proclamation presented to John Schmid by Clermont Mayor Gail Ash.

John Schmid inducted into the University of Central Florida’s Business Hall of Fame.