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January 22, 2017

When it Comes to Commercial Construction, To Everything There is a Season

When you’re planning to launch a commercial construction project, you may wonder when it’s the best time of year to begin. Is it better to break ground in the spring, when the weather improves? Or...


January 17, 2017
Posted in Trends

2017 Commercial Construction Trends Report

Looking ahead to 2017, this is one year where there’s cause for celebration in all commercial market sectors. According to Forbes, wage deceleration has bottomed out and is expected to begin growing...


January 12, 2017

3 Signs You’re Hiring the Right Construction Firm for the Job

Hiring a construction firm can be an intimidating experience. After all, we’ve all heard how construction projects can go wrong. That’s why it’s essential to select the right construction firm before...


January 4, 2017

New study reveals 9 in 10 millennial renters will pay more for a smart apartment

Coldwell Banker and CNET last year released a joint study wherein 81 percent of those surveyed said they would be more likely to buy a smart home if smart technology was installed. The same holds...


December 12, 2016

Don't Forget Buildings When Discussing Infrastructure

Our aging infrastructure, both here in the Upper Midwest and throughout the U.S., is a topic that’s finally getting attention in political circles. While that conversation is widely addressing roads,...


December 12, 2016

Millennials drive changes to commercial office space and design

Generation Y, or millennial workers, are being recruited by companies that are pulling out all the stops by offering a number of office features.


December 1, 2016

Timelapse shows Coulee Region development

Our local landscape has changed a lot in the past 32 years, especially with communities north of La Crosse. But now, with Google's new Timelapse tool, you can actually see it changing. Check it out!


November 30, 2016

5 Reasons to Love the Coulee Region During the Holidays

Sure, Rockefeller Center in New York has a big tree. And yes, there are some spectacular Christmas markets in Germany. But for our money, there’s no place like home for the holidays, and the Coulee...


November 19, 2016

Five Building Design Considerations to Keep Your Customers Safer

We’ve all heard the stories about hordes of Black Friday shoppers descending upon a store with horrific consequences. And while every retailer wants a robust shopping season, no business owner wants...


November 3, 2016
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The Rise of the Rental Property

As the number of homeowners is slowly declining, the number of renters is slowly increasing. And it isn’t just millennials doing all that renting, the trend holds among all age brackets. According...