National Development Corporation was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1968 as a Design-Build Development firm also specializing in Construction Management and General Contracting. Over the past 37 years, National Development has expanded to include operations in Boston, Washington D.C., and Florida. To present, this expansion has provided over $3.5 billion of office, commercial and residential facilities for such varied customers as The University of Pittsburgh, U.S. Steel, Aetna, Fischner Scientific, Deloltte & Touche.
In the mid 1970’s, NDC commenced its Florida operations headquartered in Bradenton. Through its development entities, including wholly owned subsidiary NDC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, NDC has completed notable projects, including 2,500 residential homes and apartments; LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine), Bradenton Village, Salvation Army Center for Worship & Service, Lakewood Ranch Medical Office Building I. Other notable projects include: The City Centre Office Center, Lakewood Ranch High School, Manatee County Detention Facility, Cancer Care Center, Pointe West Medical Center, Pittsburgh Pirates Training Complex, The Salvation Army Day Care Center, The Salvation Army Headquarters and Residential Facility, and J.P. Igloo Skating Complex.
In 2000, Ronald J. Allen and Gary L. Huggins became minority owners in NDC Construction Company. In 2008, Ronald J. Allen and Gary L. Huggins completed their purchase of the remaining shares of NDC Construction Company from National Development Corporation.
Recognized as a leader in the community and in the construction industry, NDC under the guidance of its President, Ronald J. Allen, continues to improve services to our communities with the utmost dedication and vision. Their uncanny ability to foresee the needs and desires of the community has been highly praised by citizen groups, City Council Members, County Commissioners and State Representatives. NDC has a unique structure and philosophy that fosters the highest standard of client service and product quality.
NDC approaches each client with a commitment to the highest standard of service and work excellence. Project leadership, communication, collaboration, and innovation contribute to success in meeting this standard. We retain the same management team from project initiation to completion of construction. Our success is best illustrated by the fact that our work is comprised of referrals and reputation. We recognize our role as facilitators, we strive to enhance communications, keep the key issues in the forefront of the process, establish early momentum and maintain positive direction among all parties involved. Our approach to management fosters effective interfacing between the projects parties to resolve issues and keep projects moving forward.