By Emon Reiser – Digital Producer
The competition to pick South Florida's 2016 Coolest Office can only be described as fierce. But the votes are in and McKenzie Construction in Miami can brag that it is the coolest office in the tri-county region.
"It was so great to learn that we won," said owner and CEO Gavin McKenzie. "We've poured a lot of love into this place, so it's great to have it recognized."
Launched in April, readers submitted hundred of photos to be considered for the online contest featuring the Top 10 submissions as determined by our editorial team.
Click on the attached galleries to view all of the submitted photos.
Click here to view even more photos in Part 2 of our 2016 Coolest Offices gallery.
We partnered with CBS4 Miami who helped promote the competition and produced a "reveal" segment on Coolest Offices showcasing winner McKenzie Construction. The segment runs today during newscasts at the 6:30 a.m. half-hour and 5:30 p.m. half-hour. And it's already online at CBS4 Miami. Click hereto view their story and news segment by reporter Lisa Petrillo. You won't want to miss it for an inside tour of McKenzie Construction's refurbished property originally built in 1938 in Miami's historic Allapattah neighborhood.The segment also features the No. 2 company in the contest, PwC, a consultancy in Hallandale Beach that also wowed voters with its hi-tech interiors.
Thanks to all of the companies that participated by submitting photos of their inspiring work spaces and to our readers and CBS4 Miami viewers for voting. Thanks for participating in a project that helps us showcase the multitude of ways that companies aim to keep their employees engaged while fostering creativity in South Florida's thriving business community.