Awards and Achievements

Emmer Awards

Emmer Group is devoted to serving both our consumers and the general public with quality service, products and a devoted staff. Below recognizes some of the achievements and recognitions Emmer Group has obtained in it’s over 50 years of building the places that you call home!

  • In 50 years, Emmer Development has never been the object of a lawsuit by a customer.
  • Emmer Development is responsible for more than 8,000 homes in more than 100 communities across the state of Florida.
  • Emmer Development housing communities can be found in 15 Florida counties including Alachua, Broward, Collier, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Hillsboro, Marion, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Seminole, Suwannee and Volusia.
  • The Emmer Group currently has more than 55 extremely talented, dedicated and honorable staff members in Gainesville, Pensacola, Orlando and Ormond-By-The-Sea.
  • In 2002 and 2003, Emmer Development was selected to Professional Builder Magazine’s “101 Best Companies to Work For in the Residential Construction Industry” list.
  • In 2004, the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce honored Emmer Development as a “2004 Business of the Year" in the category of Best Business Expansion.
  • In 2005, the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation awarded Emmer Development Corp. with the Restoration/Rehabilitation Award for the renovation of the World War II Coastal Watchtower in Ormond Beach, Florida.
  • In 2006, Lori McGriff and Emmer Development Corp. were named "Builder of the Year" by the Builders Association of North Central Florida.
  • In 2010, Emmer Development was selected to complete over $5 million of retrofits in the Multifamily Green Retrofit Program of two HUD projects in Pensacola, FL through the American Recovery Act. One year after completion the required utility monitoring report indicated these two projects had energy savings results higher than any other GRP project preformed in the Southeast.
  • In 2013, Darryl McGinnis won maintenance supervisor of the year for Stoneridge Apartments of Gainesville and Gloria Garcia won Leasing Professional of the year for Tivoli of Gainesville Apartments at the NCFAA awards banquet. Also AAGO recognized Tivoli as "Student Housing Community of the Year!"