openSubmitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
February 16, 2015 1:56 p.m.


The Fernandina Observer welcomes the following businesses newly licensed to operate in our city last month.

Business Address Owner Type of Business
Y Yoga, Inc. 961687 Gateway Blvd. Elizabeth Kawecki Health & allied services
Gorham Custom Builders 960185 Gateway Blvd. John Gorham Registered general contractor
Amelia Tech-Bytes 304 S. 17th Street Adam Garnett Misc. personal services
Kihl Studios, East 11 N. 3rd Street Dan Kihl Misc. retail store
Amelia Associates, LLC 961687 Gateway Blvd. Timothy Flanagan Legal services
Changes Leideck, Inc. 961687 Gateway Blvd. Nancy Mayo Beauty salon
Compass Group, Inc. 961687 Gateway Blvd. Ron Flick  Certified general contractor
Party Bounce Play 1852 Sadler Road Frederick Huggins Amusement & recreation services

bldg plans
During January 2015, the city surveyed 197 building permits with a total valuation of $3.2M. This activity brought in $116K in fees for the city. Permits were issued for 8 new buildings. Permit activity was slightly down in comparison to January 2014, when the city surveyed 213 permits, resulting in $140K in permit revenue.

New Buildings – January 2015

Permit #2015- Owner Address Contractor
0003 Russell & Jessica Bonds 510 S. Fletcher Ave. Plantation Housing Corp.
0084 Jean & Penelope Bonvovloir 119 S. 5th Street Cayman Builders, Inc.
0107 Roger & Dianne Ganzel 1637 Olmsted Lane Clays Construction & Development, Inc.
0137 Maria O’Connor 108 S. 13th Street Classic American Bldg.
0142 Michael & Elizabeth McSwain 4014 Dunewood Place Steve Head Construction
0168 Douglas & Dawn Vaccarella 2402 First Avenue Intact Construction Management Group, LLC
0184, 0185 Island Walk Associates, LLC(Shell building and partial build out for Starbucks and a mattress store) 1465 Sadler Road CBI Cole Builders, Inc

 Miscellaneous – January 2015

Permit #2015- Type Owner  Address Contractor
0010  Install solar electric system Harvey & Sharon Couch 2465 Pirates Bay Drive A1A Solar Contracting, Inc.
0035  Pool  Ronald & Ann Holmes 3520 S. Fletcher Ave. Island Watershapes, LLC
0048  Interior build out Debonair of Florida, LLC 114 Centre Street CBI Cole Builders, LLC
0055 Replace siding, 2nd floor windows, deck Tommie & JF Leonard 1756 S. Fletcher Ave. The Construction Company
0056 Pool Kevin & Nancy Robert 2147 Natures Gate Court First Coast Pool Construction
0067 Convert single family house to Pre-K School Diocese of St. Augustine 230 N. 5th Street Call Construction Unlimited, Inc.
0068 Concrete repair Amelia-By-the-Sea 3240 S. Fletcher Ave. Centennial Moisture Control, Inc.
0104 Interior remodel, deck, fence Joseph P. Whelan 522 N. Fletcher Ave. The Kirouac Group
0119 Addition, bathroom remodel Memorial Methodist Church 18 S. 18th Street Castleton Homes, LLC
0147 Phase 2, window replacement Peck Center City of Fernandina Beach 516 S. 10th Street Florida Restoration & Construction, LLC
0164 Pool George & Julia Luiga 1534 Northpark Drive Crystal Pools & Spas of North Florida
0166 Pool Thomas Hugh Roberts III 1544 S. Fletcher Ave. Island Watershapes, LLC

Suanne Thamm 4Editor’s Note: Suanne Z. Thamm is a native of Chautauqua County, NY, who moved to Fernandina Beach from Alexandria,VA, in 1994. As a long time city resident and city watcher, she provides interesting insight into the many issues that impact our city. We are grateful for Suanne’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.

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joe shelton
joe shelton (@guest_33025)
7 years ago

Looking for phone number to Dan Kihl studio. Looking to purchase items.
Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Co Editor
Co Editor(@co-editor-2)
7 years ago
Reply to  joe shelton

Please email me at, for a phone number.

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