I’m Bob Gouge and my company is Bob Gouge Construction, LLC, located in Venice, FL.
I’ve been in the aluminum construction business in Florida since the early 80’s.
I am originally from Michigan, and in 1982 I came down to Venice for what was supposed to be a summer job with my brother-in- law’s uncle, Clarence Loflin. Clarence owned Suncoast Aluminum.
I started out selling for them and I just loved it. They were Florida’s largest mobile home addition specialist. I was in charge of several developing mobile home communities. I managed the concrete and aluminum construction required to finish new model homes as they were built. I was in charge of setting of the home, plumbing, electric, concrete, masonry, and aluminum.
It was a big construction job for a 19 year old kid to handle, but I learned it very fast and soon became the top salesperson for them. In 1994 Suncoast Aluminum was sold to Quality Industries, a company out of Ft. Myers. Quality Industries closed May of 1995.
A few days later I met with the Blair Group who owned and operated 5 mobile home communities across the state of Florida. They also had a aluminum construction company called Blaco Construction, which was doing the same type of construction as I have done in the past. They were a very financially stable company and contacted me about opening up an office in Venice.
In June of 1995 I took several of the top installers and sales representatives along with me and we went to work for Blaco Construction. I ran the Venice office and the business thrived. We did thousands of jobs in communities and soon became a leader in the aluminum industry. In June of 2011, my boss decided it was time for him to retire. I had many opportunities to go to work for other local companies but decided that it was now time for me to open my own company.
So at that time, I formed Bob Gouge Construction, LLC. We are licensed, bonded, and insured. I once again brought with me the top installers in the industry and everyone working with me has over 25 years’ experience in aluminum construction. We have not missed a beat. We have the finest quality products, at affordable pricing with the design capabilities to handle any job from start to finish.
Let me handle all the engineered drawings, and building permitting to complete your job in a professional and timely manner. Please give me a call for a no pressure free estimate and let me share some of the expertise I have in doing projects in Sarasota, Charlotte, and Manatee counties for now over 34 years.
If you do not already know me, I am sure that one of your neighbors do, or I can give you a list of references of past customers. I look forward to hearing from you soon, and once again thank you for stopping by.
Bob Gouge Construction, LLC
P.O. Box 1845
Venice, FL 34284
Cell (941) 650-0350
Office (941) 486-1511
Fax (941) 497-1778
State License # CRC 058469