DiGeronimo Companies Acquires Winter Companies

Cleveland, OH

December 13, 2022

Independence Construction announced that it is acquiring Atlanta-based Winter Construction and Winter Environmental (The Winter Companies). The acquisition will further expand the Cleveland-based DiGeronimo’s growth in the Construction and Development industry.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to expand into the Southeast with Winter. They have the most important ingredient – great people including strong leadership,” said Vic DiGeronimo Jr. CEO of DiGeronimo Companies. “Together we will accelerate our growth in existing and new markets – we are very excited about the future.”

“We have been partnering with DiGeronimo for five years. Over that time, we have seen the cultural fit and compatibility in how we operate our businesses,” said Winter CEO Brent Reid. “Recognizing that we share values – above all – and ambitions, Winter and DiGeronimo aim to accelerate growth and add more value for our people, our clients and our communities together.”

DiGeronimo, beginning with an excavating company in 1956, is today a vertically integrated Construction and Development Group. Its construction efforts are focused on construction management, general contracting, demolition, environmental remediation, and civil/sitework services. Established in Atlanta 60 years ago, Winter Construction has focused in the public and private sectors including education, government, hospitality, multifamily, commercial, and adaptive reuse. Winter Environmental is an environmental contractor providing all types of abatement and remediation services.

About DiGeronimo Companies

One Partner. Creative Solutions. Bringing Development, Construction, and Capital under one umbrella to create exceptional value. From conception, through design, demolition, site work, construction, funding, development, ownership, and operation, the DiGeronimo Companies bring a “one-stop shop” philosophy to real estate development. With 65+ years in business, over 1,100 employees, and projects in 39 states, we bring process-driven results to every partner. For more information visit: www.digeronimocompanies.com.

About Independence Construction

Independence Construction was formed to bring a new approach to construction management and full-scope execution of large commercial and industrial construction projects. Regardless of the service, our companies strive to push the envelope when it comes to adopting better methods for better results for our clients. We bring our experience and reputation for honesty, integrity, and outstanding performance to ensure the best results for our partners, subcontractors, and community. For more information visit: www.ind-con.com.

About Winter Construction

Winter Construction is a privately owned and operated Atlanta-based general contracting company. We provide construction services to clients in the hospitality, retail, government, education, senior living, and multi-family markets throughout the Southeast. For more information visit: www.winter-construction.com.

About Winter Environmental

Winter Environmental offers full-service, self-performed environmental services including asbestos, lead, and mold abatement, demolition, hazardous waste remediation, vapor intrusion installation, scaffolding, and other cleanup and facility decontamination services. For more information visit: www.winter-environmental.com.


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