Design & Build
Experienced Federal Contractor
A Design Build Construction Firm
CVE Certified
Veteran Owned
A CVE verified service-disabled veteran owned small-business.
Trusted by Federal Agencies
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To supply the Best-Value Solution in both Federal construction and disaster relief programs by demonstrating honest business practices, fair and reasonable pricing structures, and impeccable craftsmanship. To institute collaborative work environments while providing employees opportunities for professional growth and prosperity. To partner with Large and Small Businesses to merge capabilities and pioneer the federal contracting world together. To be a prominent leader among small businesses while reaching out to Veterans to provide employment and professional training.


In 1999, two Marine Corps Veterans named Malcolm Gibson and Sean P. Harmon, shared a vision of starting a company that would combine Malcolm’s 30 years in the construction industry with Sean’s expertise in operations and business management.

In recent years, ESA South has been enjoying sustainable growth due to its many successful projects and growing list of satisfied clients.  Currently we are focused on streamlining operations and expanding our geographical footprint to all of the Continental United States; including opening new offices around the country and building relationships with large and small businesses alike to help support our goals.

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Demolition & Abatement

ESA is one of the leading remediation contractors in the Florida Panhandle with experience in the removal of asbestos, lead-based paint, and mold-containing materials. All of our remediation specialists have the proper licensing and training germane to the industry. 


ESA South has professional engineers on staff to meet project requirements featuring any level of design. We further enhance our Design-Build capabilities by teaming with experienced Architectural/Engineering firms to offer this type of project delivery method. 

Healthcare Construction

Construction of Healthcare facilities is unique in that there are additional concerns for patient safety such as Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA), Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Interim Life Safety Planning (ILSM), and noise pollution, etc. Many of ESA’s Superintendents have years of experience working in hospitals and also maintain the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Health Care Construction (HCC) Certification. 

Past Performance

Design/Build Repurpose Embedded Behavioral Health Building 9410, 31002, 24001, & 37016

Location: CRDAMC, Ft. Hood, TX
Contract #:
  W91278‐13‐D‐0047 – 0010, 0011, 0012, & 0013
Amount: $10,164,895

Design-Build project to repair existing buildings and add approximately 30% additional square footage to the existing facilities. The purpose of the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) Clinic is to provide early intervention and treatment that promotes soldier readiness (pre, during, and post-deployment). By being stationed in… [Read More]

Construct Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Location: Eglin AFB, FL
Contract #:  VA25614D0206/VA25616J1355
Amount: $8,469,669

Construction of a 17,000 SF building addition and interior renovations to approximately 4,000 SF of an existing CBOC on Eglin AFB, The new CBOC will house exam rooms, minor procedure rooms, mental health rooms, administrative spaces, offices, waiting areas, and other spaces associated with VA outpatient clinics.

Expand ICU

Location:  Malcom Randall VAMC, Gainesville, FL
Contract #: VA248-12-C-1854 / VA248-15-J-1308
Amount:  $7,999,157

Renovation of three existing patient wards, 2A, 2B, and 2D; to remove all existing mechanical systems and finishes then construct an 18 bed Medical Intensive Care Unit and Spinal Cord exam area, located on the second floor of main hospital Building 1, while adding 500 SF of new space.  The Intensive Care wing will have all new mechanical systems in a state-of-the-art medical facility.   

Roof Assembly and Lightning Protection

Location: Bay Pines VARO, St. Petersburg, FL
Contract #: VA101V-14-J-1209
Amount: $8,650,507

Removal of Existing Roof Deck and Supporting Structure, Interior mold remediation, building envelope repair, Install new insulated roof assembly and cold-formed framing structure.

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