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June 23, 2017

What's trending in senior housing?

Senior housing is expected to boom in coming years. If you’re a developer, baby boomer or are in the senior housing industry, this is for you. For currents trends in other market sectors, download our 2017 Commercial Construction Trend Report.


June 19, 2017

Five essential questions to ask in a commercial contractor RFP

When developing a commercial contractor RFP for your organization's needs, it's essential to gather comprehensive information from each potential contractor so you can make the most informed...


May 28, 2017

Top 5 challenges facing commercial property owners

As a commercial property owner, you face a number of unique challenges. Good news is you’re not alone; commercial property owners must navigate a wide variety of issues from changes to the economy, to finding and retaining tenants, to monitoring demographic changes. What are the most common issues CRE owners face?


May 22, 2017

Negotiation tips for construction loan financing

Negotiating a construction loan with a bank or lender isn’t something most of us do every day, but these five tips can help


May 12, 2017

What Factors Determine the Price of a Warehouse?

Maybe your company’s storage needs are growing and changing, or perhaps you’re looking at building a warehouse for the first time to support anticipated needs for a new venture. Whatever the case, cost is among your first considerations, and rightfully so. You want a space that performs at the level your business needs it to, […]


April 28, 2017

Five Things You Should Do Before Visiting a Lender for Your Commercial Project

When you’re ready to move forward on a commercial project, whether it’s apartments, retail property, office space or another commercial building, finding a lender who is willing to help you make that...


April 26, 2017

Construction Material Costs Are Up: Here’s How to Keep Expenses Down

The cost of building materials continues to rise, and developers and builders are looking for ways to manage those increasing costs. At issue are increased demand for new housing construction,...


April 26, 2017

Construction underway on new Festival Foods in Holmen

With the ribbon cutting now complete, ground preparation is underway for the new Festival Foods in Holmen. One might say we're moving mountains (of dirt, anyway) to get the job done.


April 1, 2017

La Crosse on-trend when it comes to multi-use property development

If you think Western Wisconsin is slow to pick up on national trends, you may want to rethink that stance. In our 2017 Trend Report, we noted that the retail wave of the future is incorporating more...