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How to keep residents happy during senior housing renovation
When planning a renovation to a senior housing property, minimizing the inconvenience to your valuable tenants is in your best interest.
Major changes coming to the construction industry
While the construction industry may seem to be a slow-moving vehicle, the truth is there are a number of subterranean industry developments, figuratively speaking, that stand to change the industry on a fundamental level, and swiftly.
Creating experiential retail to drive foot traffic to bricks and mortar stores
Believe it or not, 82 percent of millennials actually enjoy shopping more in physical stores than online stores.
What is lean construction, and what does it mean for you?
When it comes to the construction industry, lean principles are creating meaningful change that stand to significantly improve the customer experience.
Manufacturing construction looks promising for 2018
Growth in manufacturing construction has been stagnant in 2017, but that’s expected to change in 2018. Watch for robotics, 3D printing, nearsharing and sustainability to trend. For currents trends in other market sectors, download our2017 Commercial Construction Trend Report.
Sustainable building design: top trends
Sustainable building design trends continue to emerge, and it’s no wonder. According to interestingengineering.com, experts project that between 2015 and 2018, the number of builders worldwide who have more than half their projects certified green will increase 100 percent. The main reason builders are turning to green initiatives? To reduce carbon emissions, say experts. But […]
Building security: head it off when designing, building your new commercial construction project
When you’re imagining the next chapter in the legacy of your business, chances are you aren’t giving much thought to the dangers that could emerge over time. Yet now, more than ever, security is a concern for businesses and one that should be considered during the early stages of the commercial construction process. And it […]
Consider new Wisconsin commercial building code when determining when to build
Wisconsin property owners who have commercial building projects in mind, may want to get to them sooner than later. The state has adapted the 2015 ICC (International Code Council) building codes, requiring all municipalities to adopt it as a minimum standard with an anticipated effective date of January 1, 2018. Any plans submitted prior to […]
Three Things You Need to Know About Offsite Construction
As the construction industry rises to meet changing trends and ever-present challenges, a movement toward offsite construction is gaining steam. With offsite construction methods, components of a project are prefabricated elsewhere and shipped to the building site, then assembled. The innovation is a win for building contractors trying to overcome common commercial construction challenges such […]
Why More Clients are Choosing Design-Build
In recent years, the design-build trend has really taken off, which may have you wondering, why are more clients choosing design-build? In fact, there are multiple reasons why design-build is gaining ground, from its effect on a project’s bottom line to project collaboration and project management. Let’s take a closer look. The Advantages of Design-Build […]
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