George Frudakis is a Builder/Developer, licensed  general  contractor in both Florida and California.


George is a certified, licensed Class “A” Contractor in the state of Florida. He has vast experience of over 32 years in the construction industry.  He was born in San Francisco, California and now resides in Sarasota, Florida.

George founded and owned Gaff Construction in 1978 in Long Beach, California, then changed to Gaff Group, Inc. in 1996.  It was later sold in 2001. Mr. Frudakis was the Chief Executive Officer and President of the company until he sold the company and remained as a consultant to Gaff Group, Inc. until 2005. The construction division at Gaff group was composed of an impeccable team that effectively scheduled and efficiently coordinated skilled contractors that provided the highest grade of construction, materials, and craftsmanship possible. In 2009, GAFCO, Inc. was formed with his wife, Helene Frudakis, as a woman-owned corporation with minority status to increase the amount of government projects that we have had the opportunity to partner with in the past.  Helene is also a Licensed Real Estate Broker and owns a full-service real estate brokerage in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

GAFCO has the ability to complete any project, from the planning, to in-house architectural design to final completion.  Some of the high-quality projects that George Frudakis has completed in the past include: Raytheon, Boeing, Mattel, Direct TV, Tropicana, State College of Florida, just to name a few.

GAFCO’s hands-on dedication to detail on every job is the company’s policy and carries over to all partners in business with us at all times. GAFCO’s ability to complete a project on time and within budget has given us repeated customer loyalty. Excellent construction work depends upon reliable communication, prompt response and meticulous attention to detail, all of which our firm is well equipped to provide. Effective and timely communication is our number one priority in each construction project.  It is our attention to this essential detail and our dedication to exceptional customer service, which has built the reputation of GAFCO, Inc.

Mr. Frudakis is very professional and has a high level of integrity and a strong passion for the work that he performs. George is highly skilled at working with architects, engineers, and clients. He specializes in building and developing land, for both commercial and residential projects. His scope of work ranges from building and designing custom luxury homes to large developments, as well as commercial buildings and community projects.

George has established a reputation for excellence and his hard work and determination is what has enabled him to continue to build in both Florida and California. GAFCO has developed multiple commercial properties in the Southwest Florida area. George plays an active role in the development of projects and provides insight and guidance for each project team. Throughout his life, he has always held a great appreciation, admiration and knowledge of classic architecture. Building has been in his blood for a Jong time and he has had the good fortune and savvy to fashion a successful career from what he truly enjoys. George strongly believes that field management skills are the key to a successful general contracting company and he has demonstrated his expertise and extensive knowledge of these skills for over three decades.

George has a unique relationship with community leaders, financial institutions, and real estate developers. These relationships enable him to create successful projects by structuring innovative partnerships and joint ventures, with all parties working together for the best possible solution.

George is well known and highly respected in the industry.  He believes in giving back to the local community and has donated his services to the Boys Club of America by volunteering their time, labor and materials to improve their facilities.

Mr. Frudakis has earned several degrees, including marketing, economics and geography from California State University of Long Beach. He graduated on the Dean’s List in 1972.

If you are interested in contacting George Frudakis, please contact us. He is available for private consultations and can be reached at 941-960-7010 or directly at 941-322-8522.

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