Mad Dog Construction
Mad Dog Construction
Mad Dog Construction

The History of Mad Dog Construction

  1. 2010
    The URBANgreen building is fully leased and we welcomed our new tenant Citilabs at our September ribbon cutting.
  2. 2009
    "The Doziers of Mad Dog Design and Construction" were recognized in Home and Design.
  3. 2008
    Mad Dog received the first Green Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. Kelly Dozier named Volunteer of the Year by the Tallahassee Democrat.
  4. 2007
    Mad Dog donates preconstruction services to the FSU Off-Grid Zero Emissions Building.
  5. 2006
    Southern Living showcases the “Florida Idea House”, St. Joe’s White Fence Farm House constructed by Mad Dog.
  6. 2005
    Mad Dog donated a second Gazebo at Lake Ella and was cited in the Tallahassee Democrat, "City to Dedicate Lake Ella gazebo." Received Tallahassee/Leon County Historic Preservation Award for the Mad Dog office.
  7. 2004
    Mad Dog breaks ground for the 4th time at Summit East and Staybridge Suites Hotel is completed in July 2005. Laurie and Kelly Dozier nominated for the Champions for Children, Budd Bell Award.
  8. 2003
    Mad Dog began construction on the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house, which was the first of three fraternity house at Heritage Grove in Tallahassee.
  9. 2002
    Received the Historic Renovation and/or Reuse Merit Award for the Mad Dog Office from the Tallahassee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
  10. 2001
    Mad Dog begins work on The Grove and University Club Apartments of San Marcos, Texas, which are the final two student housing complexes built for University Club Apartments.
  11. 2000
    Mad Dog began construction of the Children's Home Society of Florida, North Central Division headquarters. Mad Dog named Small Business of the Year by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce for the fourth time.
  12. 1999
    Construction begins on our second project for the Zimmerman Agency.
  13. 1998
    Mad Dog begins construction of the Mainline Information Systems headquarters at Summit East and the infrastructure needed for this high-tech office park.
  14. 1997
    Mad Dog donated services to remodel the Refuge House building and later constructed a new residence for women and children. Mad Dog receives third Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
  15. 1996
    Construction of the University Club Apartments begins in Orlando. This is the first of 8 student housing complexes constructed for University Club Development in Florida, North Carolina and Texas.
  16. 1995
    Mad Dog begins construction on the Florida Medical Association Annex Building, located on Adams Street and College Avenue in Tallahassee, Florida.
  17. 1994
    Mad Dog began work refurburshing portions of the historic Jefferson County Courthouse in Montecello Florida. Mad Dog receives third Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
  18. 1993
    Renovation of the Monticello Opera House begins and Mad Dog is recognized in the Tallahassee Democrat , "Historic opera house gets face-lift" and is recognized in the Tallahassee Democrat for our work at the YMCA, "Parkway YMCA gets a boost with new facilities", by Gerald Ensley.
  19. 1992
    Mad Dog receives the Leon County Environmental and Neighborhood Award.
  20. 1991
    Mad Dog receives the Partners for Excellence Award from the Leon County Schools.
  21. 1990
    Mad Dog awarded the Tallahassee/Leon County Historic Preservation Special Achievement Award for preservation of the Soto-Appalachee site. The site was discovered during the early stages of construction and work was halted to protect the site and artifacts.
  22. 1989
    For our work to preserve the Soto-Appalachee Site, Mad Dog receives the Florida Archaeological Council Preservation Award and the Take Pride in America National Award for outstanding contribution to Americas natural and cultural resources.
  23. 1988
    Mad Dog received the Leon County Commissioners Environmental Award for the Henry Buchanan Mick and English office building and is awarded Best of Show in the Tallahassee Builders Association Parade of Homes.
  24. 1987
    Mad Dog donates new Gazebo for Lake Ella to the City of Tallahassee, is named Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, and is awarded Best of Show in the Tallahassee Builders Association Parade of Homes.
  25. 1986
    Mad Dog received the Leon County Environmental Award in recognition of Blairstone Forest and is recognized in Builder Magazine, "Energy Minded Builders Heat up Sales" for the Twin Lakes Energy Efficiency Guarantee.
  26. 1985
    Mad Dog wins Volunteer of the Year from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
  27. 1984
    Mad Dog received the Award of Merit from Tallahassee Tree Watch for our work at Blairstone Forest and is named as a finalist for Volunteer of the Year. Chuck Mitchell is appointed by Leon County Commission to a committee to re-draft the Stormwater Ordinances.
  28. 1983
    Twin Lakes Energy Efficient Guarantee continues to make headlines in Home Builder and Professional Builder magazines and the Miami Harold. Mad Dog named WFSU-TV Auction Donor of the Year.
  29. 1982
    Tom Barr’s "onion home", conditioned by a passive cooling system, is detailed in an article in Rodale's New Shelter magazine. Laurie Dozier received General Contractor license qualifying Mad Dog to take on larger projects.
  30. 1981
    The "Berm House", which was naturally conditioned by a Passive Cooling system, receives national and state wide attention in Fine Homebuilding, The Mother Earth News, and House and Garden.
  31. 1980
    Articles published in SolarAge and SolarTimes showcase Mad Dog buildings with Passive Cooling systems incorporated into new homes.
  32. 1979
    Mad Dog was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Appropriate Technology Division, to construct and monitor a solar kiln.
  33. 1977
    MD Construction incorporated under the name Mad Dog Design & Construction Company and opened our first office in Tallahassee, Florida at the Sunrise Community, primarily working as a residential contractor.
  34. 1974
    MD Construction receives the nickname "Mad Dog" from Leon County's Chief Building Official.