General Contracting

We work with a fixed sum, cost plus, or cost plus with guaranteed maximum price/shared savings agreement on an open book basis, with the contractor fee established early in negotiations.

Design Build Construction

Our concept assembles a team made up of the client’s representatives, design professionals, and the contractor, all working together to design a project that meets the client’s needs and budget.

Commercial Metal Buildings

As one of the largest commercial steel building contractors in the area, we negotiate pricing based on our annual purchasing agreement with any savings passed on to our clients.



We are focused on the importance of always providing a safe construction environment that protects the health & well-being of all who work for and with us.



We are dedicated to delivering exceptional results by taking ownership & responsibility of each individual’s ability to collaborate for the mutual success of the client’s goals.



We are committed to always acting with honesty, flexibility & transparency to hold each other accountable to our commitments in an ethical and social responsible manner.



We build long-term partnerships by providing transparent, unparalleled customer service that signifies the value & appreciation we have for our customers, business partners, employees & our communities.


Canco is a multi-disciplined engineering, consulting, and general contracting firm headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. We offer a diverse spectrum of professional services in engineering, construction management, land acquisition, program management, and licensed general contracting.

Since our inception, Canco has been utilizing our total services approach to successfully deliver both large and small projects for public and private sector clients. 

Founded in 1986 on the belief that successful projects begin and end with a knowledgeable and experienced staff, Canco is backed by a rich history that predates its launch. Our diverse range of seasoned professionals – which includes everyone from professional engineers and construction managers to licensed general contractors and real estate agent appraisers – gives us the expertise to deliver projects of any scope or size that our clients wish to construct.

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We’ve Been Building For Over 34 years

Canco is a local leader in design-­build construction for local and national companies throughout Florida and the Southeast.

Client Testimonials

I strongly recommend CANCO for your building and remodeling needs. They deliver on time and on budget! I appreciate the fact that they listen to you and work to accomplish your vision in construction.


CEO, Florida Baptist Convention

“It truly was an honor and blessing working with John Prahl and the team at CANCO. The project exceeded our dreams and has received several building awards. Hands down they are the best!”


Director, St. Luke's Healthcare

“We have worked with John and his amazing team of experts for over 10 years. Their team is cohesive, innovative and sets high standards with great attention to detail. They deliver high quality within budget”


CEO, Xpedeus, Inc.

Just a few of our very satisfied clients.

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We welcome your questions or requests for more information.

Thank You from the CANCO Team!

3930 S. Pipkin Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33811
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