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Building Dimensions Blog

August 2, 2018

SBA loans can help with commercial construction financing challenges

Increasing construction commodity prices, a tight labor market and rising interest rates mean you must get creative to source financing.


August 2, 2018

The drones are coming: How drones are being used in construction

The construction industry—and builders and owners who are taking on new projects—is already feeling the effects of drone use.


July 25, 2018

If we owned a shopping mall

Walk into a shopping mall today, and one quickly sees how times have changed: anchor store spaces sitting empty, smaller stores gated with the lights off.


July 16, 2018

Building resiliency: What it is and what it means for your building project

Building resilience can ensure more rapid recovery from adverse events


July 13, 2018

Tracking construction project costs in a volatile market

Tips for tracking construction project costs in a volatile market


July 13, 2018

This vs that: spray foam or rigid foam insulation

When choosing insulation to use in your commercial construction project, it’s good to know you have a number of options


July 5, 2018

What's Trending: Construction industry labor shortage requires extra planning

The regional market is seeing a shortage of laborers to complete the work—potentially delaying both the start and completion of projects.


June 22, 2018

Quiz: Are You Ready to Build?

Think you're ready to build a new commercial structure? Take this quiz and find out!


June 22, 2018

Commercial construction site trip-ups: resolving hidden problems

Any sort of surprise on a commercial construction site can slow, stall or even stymie progress entirely.


June 18, 2018

Renovating senior community housing? 3 invaluable construction strategies

To stay competitive and relevant in the rapidly-evolving senior community housing industry, many are turning to major renovation projects.