Capital Improvements

2633 Vista Parkway
West Palm Beach, FL 33411-5604

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About Us

Capital Improvements Division (CID) is responsible for managing the design and construction of facilities within Palm Beach County except for Airports, Roadways, ERM and Water Utilities projects which have their own departments.

Our typical projects include parks, Sheriff's facilities, fire stations, libraries, general government offices, etc. The Convention Center project was managed by CID. We use outside consultants for all of our design work. Our projects use the traditional design-bid-build method, Job Order Contracting, annual contractors and CM@Risk is considered on larger, complex projects.

Each project is assigned a Project Manager who handles the project from consultant selection, through design, and construction.

In the past 4 years, CID has awarded over $150,000,000 in construction contracts and over $16,000,000 in consultant fees.


Mission Statement

To provide project management services for a wide variety of projects by the management of contracted professional services for the programming, design, and construction of new buildings and related facilities and the expansion or improvement of existing facilities.


What Do We Do?

  •  Procurement and administration of architectural and engineering services
  • Serve as liaison to user agencies for our design consultants and construction contracts
  • Administer bids and other procurement activities for capital projects as well as repair, replacement and renovation projects
  • Administer capital project construction activity


CID also provides non-construction (maintenance) related procurement to the Operations Divisions of Facilities Development & Operations (FDO), Facilities Management Division (FMD), Electronic Services & Security (ESS) and Departments external to FDO.
To accomplish this, the CID Division administers the following contracts:

  • Demolition
  • Electrical
  • Flooring
  • Minor Construction
  • HVAC
  • Low Voltage
  • Asbestos Abatement
  • Roofing

In order to bid work under these contracts, a contractor must be pre-qualified with Capital Improvements in the specialty field of the work. Qualified contractors may submit qualification packages at any time and be added to the list up to three times per year. To request a qualification package, email stating the contract you are interested in.

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