Parks & Public Assembly

Snapshots of the projects noted below are in the following format:

  • Project / Location
  • Rating System / Award Level / Date Certified
  • Spinnaker Services -- e.g., Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
  • Architect / Owner / Contractor
  • Square Footage  


OB Johnson Park / Hallandale Beach, FL
LEED NC / Gold / 2/9/2018
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
_____ / Hallandale Beach / _____
43,334 sf

John Knox Village New Health Center / Pompano Beach, FL
LEED NC / Gold / 2016
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
John Knox Village of Florida
124,880 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 124,880 sq ft health center for 144 residents. The project is located in a Continuing Care Retirement Community within a 65-acre campus. The first level has a bistro and rehab facility, and the upper levels have apartments for residents. The project achieved LEED Gold certification in 2016.

Naples Botanical Garden / Naples, FL
LEED NC / Gold / 2/25/2015
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
Lake Flato / B. Holley - Naples Botanical Garden / Manhattan Construction
$9.4 million / 13,707 sf

This 35,000-sf expansion of Naples Botanical Garden in Naples helped complete the overall masterplan for the 160-acre site. Achieving LEED for New Construction Gold, the expansion featured adding a visitor's center that included ticketing, retail, exhibit, auditorium, dining and other visitor amenities. The award-winning garden features plants of the Caribbean, Brazil, Southeast Asia, and, of course, Southwest Florida, and incorporates extensive natural areas with developed gardens to create an engaging and varied visitor experience. It's an exceptional venue for education and research, with internationally significant plant collections and a beautiful context for events relating to art and culture. This project become the first significant subtropical public garden constructed in the 21st century.

City of Hallendale Beach BF James Park / Hallendale Beach, FL
LEED NC / Gold / 1/15/2015
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning,
Energy Modeling
Bermello Ajamil / Hallandale Beach / NuJack
3,815 sf

BF James Park is the second completed park of the City Wide Parks Master Plan. The LEED Gold, renovated park features restrooms, two basketball courts, playground, and a swimming pool which is open year-round.

Broken Sound Club Fitness and Spa /
Boca Raton, FL
LEED NC / Certified / 3/8/2015
Spinnaker Services: Consulting
Peacock and Lewis / Broken Sound Club / _____
32,285 sf

Moore Park Community Center / Miami, FL
LEED NC / Gold/ 5/29/2014
Spinnaker Services: Commissioning
_____ / MDC / Pirtle Construction
_____ sf

Gibson Park / Miami, FL
LEED NC / Gold / 10/29/2012
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
C3TS / City of Miami / Recreational Design & Construction
8,211 sf

This 407,350 sf public park site and 8,000 sf park building was begun in December 2010, and was completed with LEED Gold certification in October 2012. The project is notable for its full-size swimming pool, year-round camps and community events, ballfields and picnic areas. The project is ADA Compliant.

Brighton Elder Activity Center /
Okeechobee, FL

LEED NC / Gold / 9/6/2012
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
Noell Wainwright Architects / M Cypress - Seminole Tribe of Florida / _____
15,198 sf.

St. Leo the Great Catholic Church /
Bonita Springs, FL

LEED NC / Silver / 1/1/2011
Spinnaker Services: Commissioning
Architecture Inc. / _____ / Bandi
52,405 sf

Camp Sawyer / West Summerland Key, FL
Spinnaker Services: Pro Bono Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
_____ / _____ / _____
10,257 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided pro bono LEED Consulting, Building Commissioning and Energy Modeling for this 10,257 sf, one story amenity facility built on stilts, including sustainable features such as a rainwater harvesting system and a solar photovoltaic system. It was built for the Boy Scouts of America on West Summerland Key. Camp Sawyer, at the Edward B. Knight Scout Reservation, is a nine-acre camp site in the Florida Keys. The project was registered in 2009 with a focus on LEED-NC v2009; however, though many green features were achieved, the owners declined to take the final steps to achieve certification. The project was completed in 2011.

Edgar Mills Community Center /
Fort Lauderdale, FL
LEED NC / Silver / 6/8/2011
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
IBI Group / Broward County / _____
50,000 sf

Melreese CC / Miami, FL
LEED NC / Gold/ 4/26/2013
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
Leo A Daly / City of Miami / Forcon
_____ sf