July 6, 2022


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Homebuilding Provider Inks Contract for Massive Daytona Seashore Improvement Shortly After Opening Volusia County Location

HOLLY HILL – The acquainted adage “For those who construct it, they may come” has proved true for Blackton Inc., one among Central Florida’s largest suppliers of roofing and flooring supplies for the homebuilding business.
Lower than two months after the Orlando-based firm opened a distribution heart at 1550 Pine Ave. in Holly Hill, house owners landed a contract to provide flooring supplies for Minto Communities’ Latitude Margaritaville venture in Daytona Seashore, in keeping with CEO Michael “Micky” Blackton.
“We signed a long-term lease, accomplished paving and portray and have fully reworked the two-story workplace right here,” he stated. The 12,000-square-foot constructing and paved yard is the corporate’s third Central Florida location.
The Minto contract will enable Blackton Inc. to supply an estimated $3.5 million price of flooring for the 55+ growth’s 416 cottage-style houses, he stated.
Blackton stated the 60-year-old firm’s development – a 30 % enhance in enterprise in 2021 – necessitated the enlargement to accommodate its busy homebuilding prospects from Jacksonville to Tampa. He stated the addition of the Holly Hill location will guarantee immediate service to builders within the Daytona Seashore, Palm Coast and Jacksonville areas.
“This can enable us to tackle new homebuilders and supply them in addition to our present prospects with a quicker turnaround time,” Blackton stated.
The family-operated firm opened a 15,000-square-foot location in Leesburg two years in the past to serve builders in The Villages and the Gainesville space. Final 12 months’s constructing boon compelled the corporate so as to add an extra 10,000 sq. ft to that operation, he stated.
Blackton at present employs 110 folks companywide, together with a retail location in South Orlando, and initially may have a workers of 18 on the Holly Hill facility.
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For extra data, please contact:
Michael Blackton, CEO /Chairman of Blackton Inc., 407-898-2661 or [email protected]
Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-461-3781 or [email protected]

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