About Us - Adkins Building and Construction

About Adkins Building & Construction

Adkins Building & Construction is a licensed and insured Residential Contractor (CRC1331750) and Authorized Agent for General Contractor Builtrue Construction (CGC1525429) in the state of Florida. We specialize in construction management for residential and commercial construction projects along the Southwest Coast. Our construction projects consist of new builds, remodels and renovations. We take pride in encouraging and advocating for sustainable and Green building practices where applicable.

​Our commitment to quality building practices, uncompromising ethics and financial transparency allows our clients know they can rely upon us to complete their construction projects on time and on budget. Additionally, our highly personalized construction options and wide range of prices cater to every project budget, so you’re sure to find the construction solutions your project demands.

James Adkins is a licensed contractor in the state of Florida And owner of Adkins Building & Construction. James holds a bachelor degree from the University of Kentucky in Geography with a focus on cartography. Upon graduating he relocated to Bradenton to peruse his career. From 2003 to 2006 James was the lead field engineer for a large general contractor. During this time he simultaneously managed the field engineering on five large residential condominium towers in downtown Sarasota; Plaza at five points, Whole Foods Market Center, Rivo at Ringling, 1350 Main and Alinari at Rosemary Place. During this time James also assisted in the final phase of construction for the new addition at Manatee Memorial Hospital. With the coming of the the great recession, James expanded his career beyond construction and took a position as a cartographer for a geospatial data firm based out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For the next three years James traveled the world, working all over western Europe, Australia, Canada and all 50 US states, managing complex data acquisition projects.

When these projects were complete James returned home and began acquiring, renovating and selling distressed properties. It is from this work that he became well known in the community for providing quality construction services at affordable prices. James recognized an opportunity in the marketplace and founded Adkins Building & Construction.