Miami, Florida – 03-04-2019 (PRDistribution.com) — Costex Tractor Parts (CTP) has officially broken ground on its new 470,000 square foot facility in City of Doral. In attendance was Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, the Mayor of the City of Doral Juan Carlos Bermudez, and Commissioner from the Miami Dade County District 12 Jose “Pepe” Diaz, members of the CTP team, family, business partners and friends. CTP executives marked the beginning of the construction with a groundbreaking ceremony at the future building site.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be here today, sharing with you a very special moment in our lives, celebrating the official commencement of a once distant and seemingly unattainable dream. This a major step that will change the future and direction of our family company, and a big step to our next level of performance” said CTP’s Vice President Mrs. Teresa Uribe at the ceremony. “To us, this is not just a big building that we need for space. It’s a place where we will be able to increase our manufacturing range, proudly making our family of heavy equipment parts right here in the USA. A place that will allow us to focus on our efficiency, and a place where our customers can come to learn, exchange ideas, and grow their own business. It will be a place where our people can relax, play, learn and develop. But it’s incredibly satisfying that we are also bringing new jobs and new opportunities to our home community here in sunny Miami.”
“I’m proud that I could be here with the Uribe Family, the CTP business officers, and the community leaders celebrating this historic moment for this company and all it represents here in our community” said Lieutenant Governor of Florida Jeanette Nuñez. She sent regards from the Governor, and his and her commitment to helping family owned and community pillar businesses like the Uribe family’s CTP succeed and make a difference in the economic environment of Florida.
The Mayor of the City of Doral Juan Carlos Bermudez spoke about the impact this development will have on the community. The Commissioner from the Miami Dade County District 12 Jose “Pepe” Diaz also joined the Lieutenant Governor in congratulating the Uribe family and made an emphasis on how the growth of this type of business will help drive our local economy and how critical it is for the future of South Florida.
Aside from government officials, local business leaders and financial institutions also joined the ceremony to express their support and congratulate the Uribe family. “Today Costex has the power to change the landscape at where we stand by being an economic driver in Miami and impacting the lives of their employees and those they will hire”, said George Bermudez, Senior Vice president at Bank of America.
Mr. Guillermo Fernandez, president of Link Construction Group, the construction company in charge of the project, said “This project means the world to us, so we thank the Uribe family for trusting us to build this state-of-the-art facility.” He added, “18 months from now we will have the ribbon cutting. We have a commitment to get it done. We have a great team working with us and we’re very much looking forward to completing this once in a lifetime project.”
The new building will include:
- 3 floors of office space of 90,000 sq. ft.
- 2 floors of warehouse space of approximately 380,000 sq. ft.
- A total of 470,000 sq. f t. that will allow the company to consolidate its operations
- Walking and biking trails and rest areas available for employees and visitors
- Community rooms for meetings, exchanges as well as entertainment
- Presentation rooms for education and business opportunity development
- Glass architecture and interior design reflecting the natural beauty of Florida
The building will be located at 5900 NW 74th Ave. Miami, FL 33166, close by the current location.
It’s expected to be completed in 18 months, just in time for the company’s 40th anniversary.
Costex Tractor Parts (CTP) was established in 1980 by Gilberto and Teresa Uribe as a small family company. Today, CTP has grown from its small beginnings to a worldwide, well-recognized brand in the replacement parts industry. With over 300 employees, 400,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space between both of their locations in Miami, FL and Dallas, TX. Costex distributes to over 140 countries. https://www.costex.com
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