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ORIGIN Construction Appoints South Florida Division Leader Jay Richmond to Shareholder

With 20 years in the construction industry and over a decade with ORIGIN Construction, Jay Richmond has played a key role in the company’s growth and building its reputation for market excellence.

The leadership at ORIGIN Construction has named Jay Richmond as a shareholder at the leading general contracting services firm. ORIGIN Construction partners John Wood and AJ Mueller make the announcement as the company continues to expand its footprint and project portfolio across the state.

Among the projects Richmond has spearheaded are Facebook’s Miami office, Bloomberg’s regional office and studio in Brickell City Centre, Kauffman Rossin’s headquarters at Mary Street in Coconut Grove, Morgan Stanley’s newly opened offices in downtown Miami, Spotify’s new corporate office in the Wynwood Arts District and multiple Florida locations for co-working company Pipeline Workspaces.

“We are extremely proud of the contributions Jay has made to our business over his 10-plus years working together with us,” Wood said. “We look forward to his continued success at ORIGIN.”

With a track-record of over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Richmond has been integral to building the company’s strong reputation and success in the South Florida market. As South Florida Division Leader, he has overseen a variety of commercial projects helping to manage the construction and design teams, consultants and clients from the inception to the conclusion of the projects. Over his career at Origin, Richmond’s leadership and mentorship have contributed to its growth as a specialized builder of commercial interiors.

“Naming Jay a shareholder is a recognition of his commitment and dedication to our company and to building long standing relationships with our clients,” Mueller added.

Throughout its history, ORIGIN has built and transformed more than 10 million of square feet of commercial real estate, ranging from commercial offices and retail shops, to restaurants, hotels and medical offices.

Richmond is a licensed State of Florida Certified General Contractor. Additionally, he is an active member of the BNI Biscayne Connection, a business networking and referral organization. He resides with his family in Miami Shores.

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About ORIGIN Construction

In 2020, ORIGIN Construction became an independent general contracting services firm when former Amicon Principals John Wood and AJ Mueller continued on under the new brand name. ORIGIN was co-founded by a team that has built and transformed commercial projects for some of Florida’s most recognizable brands for nearly 20 years. All told, the firm has completed real estate projects totaling more than 10 million square feet on behalf of clients including Viacom, Facebook, Porsche, Pipeline Workspaces, Prada, and more. Today, ORIGIN Construction provides a full range of general contracting services for corporate office interiors, ground-up commercial buildings, retail, and restaurant buildouts, and more. To learn more about ORIGIN Construction, visit

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