New Horizon Growth

New Horizon has worked with both of the major theme resort attractions in the Orlando, FL area and with many property owners, managers and general contractors across the country. Their capabilities and scope of projects has continued to grow quickly as more and more satisfied customers add them to bid lists for more of their projects.

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Building Greatness
In the toughest construction market in decades, New Horizon is growing. We provide Construction and FF&E Services throughout Florida and across the country.

founders of certified MBE General Contractors in Orlando

Chris Lofton (left)
Ron Darmanie (right)


A Certified MBE Company
Our clients know that we handle each project with professionalism and expertise. Our crews are experienced, motivated, and well managed. We're proud of the work we've done and our ongoing relationships with the owners, contractors and managers that we have worked with.
As we continue to add services and find new ways to serve clients our goal will remain the same, Building Greatness.
New Horizon is a great company, doing superior work
and providing a livelihood to our subcontractors and employees.

Put simply,
you can depend on us.

19976 Independence Blvd.
Groveland, FL 34736


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Management Philosophy

When examining a corporation, we all look to the management team and staff that
make the organization what it is. As the founders of the company, we need to instill our values and ethics right from the top. That means honesty, accountability and an ethical approach to our business dealings. Our team looks to the management to set the pace for what is to be expected when you become a part of the New Horizon team.
By creating a company culture that is customer service centered, we have laid the foundation for sustainable growth and longevity. It has been our intent to create a generational legacy that our children and theirs can enjoy joining and building upon.

Chris Lofton  
chris lofton president of nhcs general contractors orlando Chris spent fifteen years with one of the top ten largest General Contractors in the United States, learning virtually every aspect of the construction business. With this knowledge and the management skills he gained from his involvement in major construction projects, he smoothly transitioned to his role as co-founder of New Horizon. Chris is highly skilled in cost control, material procurement, subcontractor management, submittal coordination, change order negotiations, expediting workflow and general administrative operations. His in-depth project experience covers both the public and private sectors.
Ron Darmanie  
ron darmanie vp nhcs general contractor orlando Ron, a true entrepreneur at heart, after graduating with a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration, started his career as owner of a business/residential moving corporation. Ron successfully built a reputable corporation while maintaining key relationships with clientele. With the knowledge and success gained in the moving industry and his desire to continue on this path, he ventured into hospitality renovations. New Horizon is a natural next step in Ron’s career. Ron is highly skilled in field operations, subcontractor management, training, safety management, quality control, and completing projects on time, on budget, and with excellence.
Rick Manley
Project Manager
Peter Amaral
General Superintendent
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A Drug Free Workplace - all employees are pre-screened
approved minority contractor for city of orlando member ABC Association of Builders and Contractors member of Florida Minority Supplier Development Council approved minority contractor for Orange County, FL