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Boat Dock and Seawall Installation FAQs

If you are planning to add a dock or seawall to your property in Cape Coral or Ft. Myers, you probably have some questions about what you can expect. Anchorage Marine Contracting is happy to schedule a consultation with you to walk you through our process and provide an estimate for your project. We also invite you to read through the FAQs below. These are some of the most common questions we hear from our clients. To connect with us directly for answers to your questions or to schedule a consultation, visit our Contact Page.
Yes, consultations and project quotes are free.
In most cases, the construction of a dock can be completed in about one week’s time, not including electrical work. Lead times for permitting by local, state, and federal agencies can take from 3 weeks to several months—the timeframe is largely dependent on the time of year.
No, Anchorage works with you at the commencement of the project to get all required preliminary paperwork signed off on. Please remember that we do not control the permitting agencies and are dependent on their ability to process your paperwork in a timely manner. We make every effort to factor the fees that will be required into your contract pricing.
Yes, Anchorage Marine is interested in your small and medium size projects and will make every effort to work these into a reasonable lead time.
We require a deposit for permitting at execution of the contract. From there, you will be invoiced as the project progresses—at 33% of the total cost until the full amount is received and the project is completed. (This is detailed on every contract we prepare.)
We offer several dock packages and can customize your project to fit your specific needs. Packages start at $34,995 and range up to $119,995.
We offer traditional treated lumber, exotic hardwoods, and a choice of several industry-leading man-made decking products.
Yes, Anchorage Marine works with you to design precisely what you envision within permitting and budgetary guidelines.
Yes, we install lifts of a capacity and design based on your intended purchase and use. This includes everything from yachts to center consoles and runabouts to pontoons and jet skis.
Here at Anchorage Marine Contracting, we hold ourselves to a higher standard to produce high-quality work for every project, no matter what your budget or design needs are. We also streamline construction to have it completed quickly—usually in about a week once permits are filed and approved. Our team takes every possible step to ensure client satisfaction, so you can get your project done quickly and get it done right.