Founded in 1992 and celebrating 20 years of successful design collaboration with clients. CMSA has been making a mark on many premiere waterfront properties throughout Florida with custom designed residences, elegant renovations, golf course developments, and commercial properties. Tapping into the talent of our highly qualified architects & interior designers, the firm is recognized and respected throughout the United States.

CMSA has a staff of experienced architects, interior designers, researchers, specification writers, detail specialists and administrative personnel. Each member of the team works together to ensure the quality of design, including the integrity of the budget and the time schedule for completion of work. Working in tandem with the client, the professionals at CMSA create designs with elegance and enduring quality.

Clifford M. Scholz, AIA, LEED AP, FGBC CA – President

As founder and namesake of CMSA, Cliff brings over 35 years of experience in architecture and construction. His sense of design and clear-cut goals have guided his firm and created a reputation for quality and excellence. As lead architect, he is responsible for design and construction management for projects consisting of custom residential developments, office structures, commercial renovations, golf clubs and high-rise condominium buildings. He takes a proactive role in every project as the client contact, and directs his team of highly skilled professionals to keep every endeavor in balance.

Cliff is a very active member of the community and maintains memberships in the following organizations; Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture, NCARB, Chamber of Commerce of Sarasota County, National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is a Leadership Sarasota Alumni. Cliff is also a Certifying Agent for the Florida Green Building Coalition, and LEED AP certified by the US Green Building Council.

Cliff received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Institute of Technology in Southfield, Michigan, and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Cliff is also a Licensed General Contractor in the State of Florida.

Service Provided
Specializing in new construction, renovations of custom residences, waterfront properties, golf and country clubs, offices and various commercial properties, gives CMSA a broad range of experience. Combining the tradition of classical architecture and clean contemporary lines sets CMSA apart from all others. We work with Contractors, Interior Designers and Landscape Architects to bring you a quality home.

Area Served
Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Engelwood, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Longboat Key, Bay Isles, Coconut Grove, Miomar Lakes, Coral Gables, Marco Island...

Certification and Awards
Home of the Year in SRQ-2014
Sarasota County Award Winning Architect - Best of Houzz 2014

Contact: Cliff Scholz
Location: 300 S. Orange Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Commented: Exterior paint - light grey colour I do apologize that this would be out of our scope of work at this time. We do wish you the best of luck on your home project.
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Commented: Light As Lighting are details brought in by the Interior Designer I apologize as I will not be able to help you with this search as it is out of our scope of work. Good Luck and Happy Houzzing!
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