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Our goal at Danto Builders is to develop long-term partnerships with our clients through offering a single-source solution to assist in real estate acquisition, financing and development to the design, permitting and build of any project. Our single-source solution entails offering value-added services that will help make the process for any project more time and cost efficient. Making us one of the top Fort Lauderdale builders you can count on.

Alan M. Levy,
President, Levy Realty Advisors Inc..

“During my 28 years working with contractors in South Florida, I have never experienced such a smooth, problem-free transition from start to finish on any construction project of this magnitude. Danto Builders’ supervision and coordination for the trades and subcontractors workmanship was excellent. They were proactive in problem solving, as all issues were resolved in the field without one documented problem. Inspections were conducted without any delay or rejection. The architect’s final inspection found the project very much to his satisfaction, not one problem had surfaced from start to finish. Additionally, Danto Builders saved us $88,000. I would highly recommend Danto Builders for any construction jobs in the future.”
Alan M. Levy

President, Levy Realty Advisors, Inc.

Project Name: Boynton West Professional Center – Boynton Beach, Florida.
Architect: Pgal
Project Description: New construction of a two story, 20,000 square foot medical office building and 40,000 square feet of complete medical office build-outs.

Avis Johnson
Office Manager, Phillip Roy Financial Services

“Mr. Danto of Danto Builders Inc. has done a magnificent job in building the interior of our office. Mr. Danto used his creative skills, knowledge and enormous amount of expertise to develop a warm and welcoming atmosphere to meet and socialize with our clients. We have penthouse suites throughout Florida and this is definitely one of the finest. The attention to detail is remarkable. The project was completed to our satisfaction and within the time frame promised. Our clients and prospects always have positive comments whenever they visit us in our office.”
Avis Johnson

Office Manager, Phillip Roy Financial Services

Project Name: Phillip Roy Financial Services – Boca Raton, Florida.
Architect: Quincy, Johnson & Associates
Project Description: Professional office build out, including demolition, lighting, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, floors, finishes and radius Soffit tray Ceilings.

Ben Genet,
President, Genet Property Group

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team at Danto Builders for fast-tracking our project here in Sunrise. As you are well aware, after Hurricane Wilma our property was destroyed and most of our tenants had to vacate the office/warehouse building. It became essential to our company and to our tenants that we complete the job of repairing this building quickly and efficiently so we could all get back to business.”

“We were able to accomplish this with your speed, accuracy and open-book policy. We were all back in business in record time! Thank you and your team for your tremendous effort in getting the job done.”

“We look forward to working with you on future projects.”

Ben Genet

President, Genet Property Group

Project Name: Boynton West Professional Center – Boynton Beach, Florida.
Architect: Pgal
Project Description: New construction of a two story, 20,000 square foot medical office building and 40,000 square feet of complete medical office build-outs.

Board of Directors
Silver Thatch Intracoastal

“On behalf of Silver Thatch Intracoastal, we would like to thank you and your team for the excellent work in restoring our concrete patio sun deck. Your team provided the knowledge and expertise needed to successfully complete the project on time and within budget. We are very pleased with the finished project and would be delighted to work with you again on upcoming future projects.”

Silver Thatch Intracoastal
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Silver Thatch Intracoastal

Bob White,
Owner, White Cap Properties & Pa’ DeGennaro’s Restaurant

“I have worked with Danto Builders for almost 10 years. Their knowledge of and experience in design, layout, building, codes and coordination of suppliers and subcontractors allowed us to complete the renovation of Pa’ De Gennero’s as efficiently as possible. The quality workmanship was excellent. I can absolutely depend on Danto Builders to understand my vision, adapt quickly to any changes and make it happen for any job big or small.”
Bob White

Owner, White Cap Properties & Pa’ DeGennaro’s Restaurant

Project Name: Pa’ DeGennaro’s Restaurant – Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
Project Description: Expanded and upgraded Pa’ DeGennaro’s fine-dining restaurant to seat 150 patrons. Beautiful detail was added, such as the 7-piece seamless crown molding throughout the restaurant and bar area. Also features solid wood floors and custom structural column millwork.

Chris and Gena Osceola,
Seminole Tribe of Florida

“Gena and I would like take this opportunity to thank you and your team for the most outstanding job you did in fixing and completing our new home. When you took this job the home was a complete disaster from every aspect due to our previous builder’s lack of knowledge, dedication and pride, something you displayed on a daily basis. Throughout the project we were amazed at how dedicated you were in ensuring quality workmanship, and making sure everything was exactly the way we wanted it. You showed us what it was like to work with a true professional.”

“Now that we are settled in our new home we are truly delighted with the result you were able to achieve. We both feel that you really went above and beyond your call of duty as our homebuilder and it shows with all of the ideas and recommendations you gave us. You have helped us build a home that we can be proud of and enjoy for many years to come and I would absolutely highly recommend OSBD/DB to anyone looking for a quality contractor.”

Chris and Gena Osceola,

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Architect: E & E Consulting Engineers
Project Description: Demolition and reconstruction of new home.

John McQueston,
President Realtors Commercial Alliance of Fort Lauderdale

Dear Debbie Danto, MBA, LEED AP:

On behalf of the RCA, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Danto Builders and quests for your presentation on legal requirements for the required 40-year Recertification in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.

It was one of our better attended meetings so far this year and per the feedback we received, the presentation was timely, detailed, very informative and proved to be a valuable source of information for the attendees at the event.

Thanks again for you time and we look forward to your next visit!

John McQueston

John McQueston

President, Realtors Commercial Alliance of Fort Lauderdale

Project Name: Tom’s Ribs Restaurant – Boca Raton, Florida.
Architect: Digby Bridges, Marsh & Associates, P.A.
Project Description: Completed new construction and restaurant build out of Tom’s Ribs restaurant in 60 days from permit to certificate of completion. Coordinated the details (finishes, equipment) with architect, Digby Bridges. Fast tracked job through strong relationships with the building departments and threshold engineer inspectors. Included all site work and landscaping.

Keith Samuels
Development and Planning Manager, Seminole Tribe of Florida

“I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Housing Department to express our appreciation to your organization of the timely completion of the renovation to the 59-18 Town homes project on the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation.

At the onset, this project took on special challenges, with keeping residents in place during renovation, and special attention to safety and site security. Your subcontractors and staff rose to the occasion both by bringing the project within budget of the original scope of work and before the completion deadline.

Your professional expertise and input was well accepted by both the architect and myself during the course of the work and we look forward to having a lasting relationship with your organization and the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Housing Department.”

Dr. Kim Etheredge

Owner, North Ridge Chiropractic

Project Name: 59-18 Townhomes – Hollywood, Florida
Architect: RAM Design
Project Description: Completed exterior and interior renovations, covered patio additions and roofing for 60 townhomes.

Melissa Garvey,
Quadomain Condominium II Association, Inc.

“Dear Debbie –
We are very happy with the quality of your work. Danielle Lopata brought over the Recreation Engineer, Frank Iglesias and he also agreed.

Our Engineer, Angelo Miranda, was extremely pleased as was our entire Board.

What amazed me as well was the attention to detail in the book on Crystal Place that I was shown. That is organization to the max and exactly how I would like to see a job run here.

Thank you for your generosity in helping us to resolve this issue.

You will be first on our list when it is time to do our restoration.

I was raving about your work to a Board Member at Brittania next door and she was going to call your company for a quote on fixing her patio area. Her name is Roslyn Dormer and she attended both lectures.

Thank you again. I hope to be contacting you soon.

Melissa Garvey

Quadomain Condominium II Association, Inc.

Michael Lazar
President, Cambridge Companies

“My experience with Danto Builders has been a very positive one from our first project together, which was the new construction of a two-story, 20,000-square-foot medical office building. They met our timelines and performed under budget. Danto Builders also performed expertly on the interior finishes and build out to a high standard.

We have continued our relationship with Danto Builders in the renovation and restoration of other properties under our ownership. Our company is planning a substantial residential development and have engaged Danto Builders interest in assisting the project.

We have in all respects been highly satisfied in their total professional performance.”

Michael Lazar

President, Cambridge Companies

Project Description: Professional Office Build Out.

Michael Levy
Leasing Agent, Levy Realty Advisors Inc.

“Leasing at the new Dania Design Center is up 100% and a large part of that is due to your design and construction of phase I. The previous contractor almost ruined, not only our buildings, but our reputation and image. You and your team of professionals not only managed the construction process, but got us back on track with minimal delays.

Since the projects completion, we have received an overwhelmingly positive response. The facade renovations attract new potential tenants, agents and brokers, as well as several local building owners. We are looking forward to your input and bid for phase II mainly because we know and trust that you will deliver a quality job, on time, and within budget.”

Michael Levy

Leasing Agent, Levy Realty Advisors Inc.

Project Name: Dania Beach Design Center – Dania Beach, FL
Project Description: Exterior renovation of 10 ware-houses, 200,000-square-feet

Nikki Hochberg,
Naturalist / Manager

Good afternoon Hugo,
I am happy with the final results of the project and appreciate your attention to detail and your hands-on approach to managing the project. It was a pleasure working with you and I would welcome working with you in the future. Thank you for everything.

Warm regards,

Nikki Hochberg

Naturalist / Manager

Project Name: Fern Forest Nature Center
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2018 3:31 PM
To: Hugo Fontalvo
Subject: RE: Fern Forest

Rich Vecchio,
Broker/Owner, Realty Associates

“Thank you very much for your exceptional workmanship and creation of our new office in Ft. Lauderdale. We are proud of the professional appearance and office functionality Danto Builders has provided from design to finish.

It is extremely easy to work with owner Craig Danto. Every craftsman he employs treated us with respect and professionalism from beginning to end of this project.”

Rich Vecchio

Broker/Owner, Realty Associates

Project Name: Realty Associates – Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida.
Architect: In-house design
Project Description: Designed and built professional office space in 30 days. Detailed with crown molding, granite countertops, painting and arched doorways. Rooms opened up and visually enlarged with picture-framed windows.

Nikki Hochberg,
Naturalist / Manager

“I want to thank Danto Builders again for putting in the extra effort in undertaking the Cuchina D’ Angelo design and build project in the middle of the season. I couldn’t believe that you got our Certificate of Occupancy within 40 days, given the average is three to four months! I was especially surprised that you were able to accomplish this given the scope of the work, including demolition, redesigning the kitchen and dining room and calling in an architect to draw ‘as built’ based on your design.

The compliments that the Cuchina D’ Angelo receives on its decor and finishes are directly contributed to the concepts, design and finishes of which you provided.”

Sal Mauro

Owner, Casa D’ Angelo

Project Name: Cuchina D’ Angelo – Boca Raton, Florida
Designer: Crawford Design
Project Description: Entailed demolition, design and build out of fine dining restaurant and wine cellar in 40 days. Rebuilt kitchen. Features Tuscany wood-burning pizza oven, mahogany and etched-glass room dividers and custom precast and millwork. Built a private, soundproof dining room with wine cellar. The wine cellar is temperature-controlled with thermo glass and custom rod iron gate.

Steve Myott,
Architect, AIA, NCARB, JMWA Architects

“I am pleased to say that JMWA Architects is now in our 5th year of collaboration with Danto Builders, Inc. Since 2002 their quality construction, exceptional organization, and attention to detail has led to the successful completion of multiple projects with our firm.

What I believe to be one of their biggest assets is their versatility in the construction and management fields. We have worked together on large and small commercial and residential projects, both new construction and renovations. Danto Builders, Inc. has always come through to deliver a quality project.

I look forward to continuing our relationship with Danto Builders for years to come.”

Steve Myott

Architect, AIA, NCARB, JMWA Architects

Project Name: Nickel City – Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
Architect: JMWA Architects
Project Description: Entailed demolition, design and build out of gourmet take-out restaurant. Features a real brick oven, copper countertops, stained concrete floors and insulated copper acoustical ceilings.

Al Pollard
EZ Plumbing

“We are currently working with Danto Builders on the Kirk Cottrell Pavilion in Deerfield Beach for the city of Deerfield Beach with a new ground-up structure. We have done several large buildouts with them, remodel restaurants, and new construction. A couple projects include an additiona dn major renovations at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and build out of the Broward Health Executive offices. We have been working with Danto Builders for 4 years since we ahve been in business. We have appreciated the way their team works with the owners and us to solve problems when they occur on the job. They are very fair and honest with every contractor working on the job. I have known and worked with Craig and Debbie Danto for more than 18 years. I worked with them when I worked for another plumbing contractor for 12 years before EZ Plumbing Sales and Services, Inc. went into business. Danto Builders is very thorough doing their work and they take pride in their work. ”
Al Pollard

EZ Plumbing

Project Name: Kirk Cottrell Pavilion

Nathalie Goshen,
Project Manager, Broward Health

“I am a project manager for Broward Health and we contracted Danto Builders for a very special project at the Children Diagnostics Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale. We needed to build an in-house pharmacy, and Danto being part of the CTDC community was the perfect fit for this job.

They deliver an immaculate project, in a timely manner with a professional and responsible team managing the project. Rebecca, the PM is an excellent, knowledgeable and very responsive key team member for Danto, we were very fortunate to have her as part of our project.

Danto Builders is a trustworthy company that we can totally recommend knowing that they will always deliver a great final product. ”

Nathalie Goshen

Project Manager, Broward Health

Project Name: Children Diagnostics Treatment Center

Emmanuel Issac,
Isaac Medical Group LLC

“This past year my wife and I had the pleasure of working with Craig Danto of Danto Builders, were a brand new medical practice and we hired Craig and his team to convert a nonmedical building to a medical space.

Our loan was an SBA loan which had some specific demands for the builder, Craig and his team were able to deliver in a timely manner an office that both meets our needs and expectations as well as that of the bank we were working with, they were timely efficient and listened well to our request for changes when needed. Overall we were very satisfied and highly recommend Danto Builders for your next project.”

Emmanuel Issac

Isaac Medical Group LLC

Project Name: Isaac Medical Group LLC

Broward County FMD PM

Danto Builders was contacted utilizing a Broward County Continuing Service Contract to fix a serious ongoing drainage issue 

Henry Kraft

City of Deerfield Beach

As a homeowner’s association any decision to do large scale projectsis at best a time consuming, stressful and agonizing affair.


Villages of Ren

Danto Builders quickly put my mind and the minds of other Directors at ease. The level of Interest, determination and patience

Steve DePaul

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