Our History

2007 | February | Founded Company

R. Paul Witt founded the company in February.  Working from his home office and several Starbucks locations, our founder secured his first projects.  Our first project was a Planet Beach Spa located in Jacksonville, FL.

2007 | August | New Office & First Employees

Our first office was located in the historic Klutho building, designed by famous architect Henry Klutho, in the Springfield area of downtown Jacksonville. Paul hired his first employees once the number of his projects under construction reached a limit that he could no longer handle himself.

2008 | January | First Recognition

RP Witt Construction was recognized in the Daily Journal for the company’s early success.

2008 | September | Completion of LEED Project

We completed our first LEED project in September of 2008.  USGBC was rather new to Jacksonville, FL at the time and the Mayor’s office came to the project dedication.

2008 | December | First Project Out of Area

In December 2008, we were awarded our first project out of our core geographical area.  We completed 4 projects in Fort Pierce, FL located 260 miles from our corporate office.

2011 | August | First Design Build Project

We were awarded our first design build project after a local church contacted our office to discuss building their new sanctuary.

2014 | February | Achieves $25 Million in Backlog

In February 2014 we achieved $25 million in backlog on our projects.

2015 | April | City of Gainesville Beautification Award

We were awarded Gainesville’s Beautification Award for our Lifetime Properties project located on Newberry Road in Gainesville, FL.

2015 | May | Chris Eagen Joins the Family

Chris Eagen joins the RP Witt family as the COO / Vice President of Construction.

2015 | June | Achieves $36 Million and Expansion

In June 2015 we achieved $36 million under construction and in backlog.   We have also expanded into new markets, such as Atlanta, GA and Tampa, FL.



RP Witt Construction, Inc.
52 Tuscan Way, Suite 202-336
Saint Augustine, FL 32092

888-405-9488 (WITT)


Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday





  • Competitive Bid
  • Negotiated
  • Cost Plus Fee
  • Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP)
  • Owner’s Representative, & Consulting.