Press Releases

Mary Tappouni, President, Breaking Ground Contracting named Chair, ABC of Florida

Jacksonville, FL January 23, 2017 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contractor headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce that the company’s president, Mary Tappouni, was recently named Chair of the Board of Directors of ABC of Florida. ABC of Florida is the statewide body of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) that represents the commercial construction industry in Tallahassee to advance policies that benefit the industry.

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Breaking Ground Contracting Company President, Mary Tappouni, named 2009 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Florida

Jacksonville, FL  March 10, 2009 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce that company president, Mary Tappouni, has been named the 2009 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Florida by the US Small Business Administration.

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Breaking Ground Contracting Company Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Discovery Montessori School

Jacksonville, FL  March 17, 2009 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce they are holding a groundbreaking ceremony for Discovery Montessori School’s New Multipurpose Building, which will house library facilities, computer labs, and classrooms.

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Mary Tappouni named First Vice Chairman of CGC BOD

Jacksonville, FL July 25, 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contractor headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce that the company’s president, Mary Tappouni, was recently named First Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Child Guidance Center in Jacksonville.

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ABC Step Platinum Award

Jacksonville, FL September 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce they have been selected as an Associated Builders and Contractors STEP Platinum Award winner for excellence in practices and training related to safety.

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FCBA Construction Firm of the Year

Jacksonville, FL October 3, 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, was recently honored by Jacksonville’s First Coast Business Alliance as Construction Firm of the Year.

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Mary Tappouni Stevie Awards

Jacksonville, FL October 24, 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce that Mary Tappouni, President, has been named a finalist in the American Business Award’s Stevies for Women in Business 2007 for Best Entrepreneur.

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Mary Tappouni Women of Influence

Jacksonville, FL, August 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contractor headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce the selection of Mary Tappouni, President and Owner of Breaking Ground, as one of The Jacksonville Business Journal’s Women of Influence.

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Tappouni 40 Under 40

Jacksonville, FL June 20, 2007 – Breaking Ground Contracting Company, a commercial general contractor headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce the selection of Mary Tappouni, President and Owner of Breaking Ground, as one of The Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 2007 Honorees.

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Stevie Finalist

Award Presented to Mary Tappouni for the 2007 Stevie Awards.

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