Who we are
Trans Florida Development Corp. is a general engineering contracting firm that has serviced South Florida since 1996. Led by President Aquilino Melo, Secretary/Treasurer Lourdes Melo, and Vice Presidents Frank and Javier Melo, Trans Florida has become one of the largest and most competitive companies within our region. We specialize in all aspects of site development. With over 50 years of experience in the industry, Aquilino has pioneered the company to a level of excellence second to none, forming a reputation that speaks for itself. Our work mostly consists of residential and commercial developments, but when presented the opportunity, Trans Florida has also ventured in to public government work. Receiving letters of recommendation from the city, as well as awards for timely and proper execution, we have proven that we are more than capable of completing the task at hand.
With over 150 highly trained and skilled employees in our work force, Trans Florida has all the personnel necessary to be successful in our scope of work. We pride ourselves on the quality of the product we deliver, and every single employee plays a crucial role in our success. A vast majority of our employees have been with us for over 15 years, giving them an abundance of experience and the knowledge they need to be part of the team. Their long-time loyalty has allowed for them to learn our ways and in turn allowed for Trans Florida execute their job efficiently and in unison.
Our fleet of equipment is extensive. With over 150 pieces of heavy machinery, we are more than capable to meet the needs of our clients. Trans Florida has had the honor of working primarily with Kelly Tractor to acquire many of the newest and most advanced construction equipment available. Among these machines are excavators, backhoes, motor graders, vibratory rollers, bulldozers, wheel loaders, off-road dump trucks, screening machines, milling machines, reclaiming machines, and over 36 street dump trucks. All of our machinery is thoroughly maintained and kept up to date in house. A strong team of our mechanics make sure our machines in the proper condition to tackle any and all site conditions.
Trans Florida Development has successfully completed over 780 million dollars’ worth of site work contracts in the last 26 years. Its executives are incredibly involved in all day to day operations and all of them, inclusive of Aquilino, started as laborers on the field. There is always a direct line of communication to its principals, whether it be from clients or employees, allowing for streamline & efficient operations,
We are here to serve.