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La Courte Oreilles Tribe partners with DBS Group for school-related projects

DBS Group will begin work this summer on two new projects for the La Courte Oreilles Tribe in Hayward, WI. In late July, the design-build company will begin improvements to LCO’s K-12 school and bus garage. As part of the project, DBS Group will expand a weight room and common corridor and reconstruct the existing…

This vs. that: fire sprinklers and commercial properties

Here’s what you should know about fire sprinklers and your commercial property Whether you’re considering retrofitting an existing commercial property with a fire sprinkler system or evaluating a new ground-up project, a commercial property’s sprinkler status can have wide-ranging impacts — from life safety requirements to insurance considerations to protection in the event of a…

What’s the secret to design-build success?

Understanding the benefits of having a Single Source of Truth (SSOT) Reliance on the design-build model of construction has quickly grown in recent years, as this novel approach’s benefits have become more apparent. In fact, experts estimate this year, nearly half of construction projects will be delivered by the design-build construction model. The reasons are…

Adaptive reuse of big-box stores soars

Here are some ways developers are repurposing this retail space We’ve all seen them: abandoned big-box stores emptied due to expansion elsewhere, new needs or changes in the business landscape. Increasingly, developers and owners are seeing the potential in these behemoths, particularly with emerging needs for warehousing and distribution centers as the pandemic drives demand…

Camping World selects DBS Group for Colorado project

Camping World, the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, has selected DBS Group to build a new, ground-up 18,500-square-foot service center in Golden, Colorado. The facility will include 16 bays for service along with support areas for customer service and parts storage. Construction is scheduled to begin in early-April with substantial completion by early…

This versus that: vertical construction versus a larger building footprint

Here are the pros and cons of building up vs building out When your next commercial construction project is in the planning stages, you could be in the position of considering whether to build up vertically or building out horizontally with a larger footprint. What costs might be associated with each that might not be…