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FINFROCK Concrete Manufacturing Facility in Palm Beach Reaches Construction Milestone

FINFROCK Concrete Manufacturing Facility, a 140,000 square-foot precast concrete manufacturing facility in Belle Glade, reached a significant milestone as it recently began vertically erecting. The project is expected to bring 200 jobs to the area and more than $242 million in economic stimulus. The new facility sits on the site of the former Glades Correctional Institution. 

“This is an exciting milestone for FINFROCK because this new facility will help us to better serve clients in southeast and southwest Florida,” CEO Allen Finfrock says. “The best part of this project is that the employees that have joined us since we came into the Glades community have been working on making the pieces to build the building where they will build their careers with FINFROCK.”

FINFROCK designs all of its buildings out of resilient prestressed/precast concrete because it is aesthetically versatile, cost-effective, low maintenance and designed to last. As part of the first phase of the Belle Glade project, FINFROCK will construct two bays that are 120 feet wide and span 800 feet long. The project includes using 120-foot-wide “double T’s,” one of the largest ever manufactured in Florida.

“As with all of our buildings, they are built to last,” Finfrock says. “We are excited to be here, grow our business and provide more new career opportunities for residents as the new facility gets up and running.”

FINFROCK is an independently owned design builder with corporate offices in Central Florida and manufacturing facilities in South Florida. 

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

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Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.