Coastal Construction Group

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Coastal Construction Group is a south Florida based General Contractor, Construction Management firm with a focus in nine primary markets, including commercial, hospitality, educational, residential, mixed-use, interiors, worship, historic restoration and disaster recovery.


Coastal Construction Group was incorporated in 1988 by Tom P. Murphy Jr.[1] Thomas P. Murphy Jr. serves as Chairman, CEO, and founder of Coastal Construction Group. Murphy co-founded Seaboard Construction, which he later sold it to an international company and started Coastal Construction Group the same year.[2] The company’s current portfolio of active projects in South Florida surpasses $1 billion.[3] Coastal is located near the Miami International Airport at 5959 Blue Lagoon Drive in Miami, FL.


Coastal’s portfolio of work includes the following types of construction projects:

  • Commercial: Coastal has produced commercial facilities, including office buildings, retail centers, warehouses, bank branches and tenant improvements. To date, the company has delivered structures that include the Bacardi World Headquarters in Coral Gables, General Funding Office Building, Braman Kia / Braman Hyndai and 1450 Brickell located in the Brickell Business District in the City of Miami.[4]
  • Hospitality: Coastal has built or renovated more than 50 hotels and resorts and completed projects for brands such as St. Regis Hotel - Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental, Starwood, The Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton Hotels, Hampton Inn, the Biltmore Hotel, and more. Coastal recently completed the St. Regis Resort Bal Harbour, a residential-resort project in the Southeast.[5]
  • Mixed-Use
  • Residential High-Rise: Properties and clients include Trump Hollywood in Hollywood Beach, Trump Royale in Sunny Isles Beach, WCI Communities, and The Related Group.[6][7]
  • Residential Low and Mid-Rise: Coastal provides custom construction services from the Florida Keys to Boca Raton, to Miami’s Indian Creek, La Gorce Island, Gables Estates, Coconut Grove. Properties include Luxuria in Boca Raton, Mosaic in Miami Beach, Promenade in Boynton Beach and Red Road Commons in the City of South Miami.[8]
  • Communities
  • Coastal Homes: The company created the South Florida residence of professional football Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino. Other clients include actor Sylvester Stallone, business executive Carl Icahn, football legends Don Shula and Jimmy Johnson, golfer Raymond Floyd, television personality Bob Vila, and Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford, as well as numerous top business leaders.[2]
  • Interiors
  • Education
  • Worship
  • Historic Restoration
  • Disaster Recovery

Green/Environmental Sustainability

Coastal has finished two million square feet of LEED-certified buildings in South Florida,[9] including the Bacardi Building (Miami), the Camillus House, a homeless shelter near downtown Miami,[10] 1450 Brickell, an environmentally certified office building in Miami’s central business district, and Miami Dade College – Environmental Center Visitor Pavilion, the college’s first Platinum Certified Building.

Community Service

Coastal Cares is the philanthropic arm of Coastal Construction.[11] It actively supports approximately 50 local, regional and national organizations such as Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services,[12] Rebuilding Together, ACE Mentoring Program, Sheridan House Family Ministries, Camillus House, I Have a Dream Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Broward County, United Way, Baptist Health Foundation,[13] Education Fund/Teach-A-Thon, Miami Dade County Public Schools, and other non-profit organizations. In June 2011, Coastal organized an in-kind collaborative effort involving multiple subcontractors to provide structural support and interior renovations to Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services 20-year old Miami shelter.


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