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5 Construction Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

When you think of construction, technology and robots don’t immediately come to mind. But that’s exactly the direction the industry is going. In fact, advancements in technology are occurring at such a rapid pace that it is already transforming the industry from the way buildings are designed to how they are built. Here are the Read more…

5 Construction Trends on the Rise

On the surface, a commercial construction site may look as it did a few years ago with many construction workers, heavy equipment and materials moving around. But deep down, there are subtle changes that are shifting the direction of the industry. From improving productivity to reducing the carbon footprint to shorter delivery times, these 5 Read more…

Activating the Workplace

Millions of American workers spend most of their time sitting at their desk leading a sedentary lifestyle. Health experts agree that sedentary workers are at an increased risk for a variety of health problems including obesity, diabetes and heart disease, to name a few. In fact, it is the rise in desk-related positions that is Read more…

What is Design and Build Services?

Construction is a massive project, regardless of whether you’re building a convenience store or a shopping mall. It involves a wide range of processes and overseeing dozens of contractors while trying to stick to your budget and deadlines. To make everything more manageable, the design-build construction delivery method has become increasingly popular as it cuts Read more…

Commercial Construction: Want vs. Need

Whether you are renovating an existing facility or constructing a new building, planning a commercial construction project can be a daunting challenge. After all, it’s your company’s reputation that will be affected by the outcome of the project. So, it’s important to ensure you make the right decisions. And one big decision faced by business Read more…

Why Natural Light Is the Most Prized Office Perk

In the past, when building owners planned commercial buildings and other types of facilities the focus was often on making sure the building had plenty of light from a safety and cost-effective standpoint. As a result, much of the building was flooded with artificial lighting. Natural light was reserved for the few who were fortunate Read more…

6 New Materials That Are Changing Commercial Construction

The construction industry is always looking for innovative methods that will enable them to build faster, safer and more sustainable buildings. And in addition to advancements in building technology, these six new materials will have a positive impact on future commercial construction projects. Self-Healing Concrete Concrete is known for its strength and durability. But as Read more…

3 Reasons to Reach Out to Your General Contractor During the Commercial Construction Process

Many companies understand the role of a general contractor, but did you know that they can be an invaluable resource in the beginning of the commercial construction process? General contractors are deeply involved in all facets of the construction process. Unfortunately, many project owners don’t develop a relationship with contractors early enough in the process. Read more…

Surviving A Commercial Construction Project

Growth stages are good for any business.  They signal a time when new equipment can be purchased and new employees hired.  Facility relocations and the building of new facilities happen during growth stages.  Another common project that happens during times of positive cash flow is complete or partial renovation of existing spaces. If a renovation will solve current challenges, it’s usually a smarter move than Read more…

7 Commercial Construction Tips for Office Renovation

A full or partial office renovation can solve a lot of challenges and open up new vistas of opportunity.  There are as many reasons to reconfigure your office area as there are companies considering an office renovation.  Whatever your objectives, there are a few things you should consider prior to moving forward. 1. Get input Before launching a renovation project, make sure the key decision-makers Read more…