About Us

What We Do

We perform new construction, tenant improvement and capital improvement  for commercial, office, medical, retail and multi family sectors. We also specialize in single tenant retail land development.

Depending on the client's needs, we may act as a General Contractor, Owner's Representative, Project Manager or Design/Builders. In many cases, a client may enlist our services in all roles, thereby streamlining the process. 

Working Together

The key to our success is our commitment to learning and understanding the goals and principles of our clients. This in-depth knowledge, along with careful planning and strict attention to detail enable us to make informed decisions each step of the way 

We offer an end-to-end client experience that includes seamless communication, budgeting, staffing, on-site organization, and solid, quality end products every time. 

Why Choose Us?

Your project is our project. We approach each project as if it were our own venture. Our success depends on yours. Our core values are integrity, honesty and accountability.  


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Joe Rifenburg- Principle


Joe has over 20 years’ experience with a broad range of construction industry knowledge working in new business development, seeking out work in the commercial, retail and multifamily sectors. He works with new clients and owners he’s formed long term relationships with, he directs RFP and contributes regularly to value engineering, project value, feasibility and pre-purchase due diligence assessments, marketing, and team management.

Joe biggest asset is building long term client relationships, understanding client needs and delivering on promises made.

Joe began his career as a salesman in the scaffolding sector and moved on to site development, concrete and asphalt industry with a tenure of 17 years and achieved the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he helped shape business and product strategy and implementation of the company’s sales and CRM management platforms. 

He has proven his talents in the field as well as in estimating, scheduling, and management, new business development and employee training and aggressive company growth.

Michael Piscitelli - Principle


Michael has 26 years’ experience in ground up big box retail, mall, office, commercial, multi-family construction and single and multi tenant  real-estate development.

With expertise in site identification and feasibility;  entitlements, design, permitting, through construction and final delivery. 

Michael has worked as a Regional Director of Construction, Owners Representative and Senior Project Manager for Land Development firms, General Contractors  for national and private retailers.

Some of Michael’s former clients include:  CVS Pharmacy- Simon Property Group- Franklin Street- Inventrust- OMEGA- Lululemon- Muvico- Bealls Outlet- The Gap -Old Navy- Foot Locker HOH- TJ Maxx- Polo Tropical- Zona Fresca Mexican Grill- Joes Crab Shack- Bank United- Tropical Smoothie –  Art of Shaving- Aspen Dental-GNC

Contact Us

Send us a message or call us for a quote. All inquiries will be responded to within 24 hours. 

RP Construction & Development

970 Lake Carillon Drive Suite 302 St. Petersburg, Fl 33716