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2023 trend report reveals most promising building opportunities

2023 trend report shows where and how to stay ahead of competitors While economic forecasters predict little overall growth in commercial construction in the year ahead, opportunities are still there for the investors, developers and property owners who want to continue building the future and position themselves to maximize ROI as remaining COVID clouds dissipate.…

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DBS Group designing-building retail stores in Sauk City, WI

DBS Group was tapped this year to design and build Ace Hardware and Pet Supplies Plus retail stores in Sauk City, WI. We’re renovating and resizing the Ace Hardware and building out the interior for the Pet Supplies Plus store. Both projects are on schedule for completion in January 2023.

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Six building design considerations to help ensure customer safety

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 their customers to be injured.

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DBS Group to design and build Camping World in Onalaska

Camping World has selected DBS Group to help convert the former Gander Mountain store in Onalaska, WI, into a Camping World Sales & Service location. DBS Group will design and construct the project. For sales areas, improvements will include interior RV display areas, sales and finance support areas, a retail area for RV and camping…

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Retail and grocery trends for 2022

Pandemic proves to be big influencer in retail and grocery trends In 2021, Verizon, with global research company Morning Consult, combined its network data and a survey of 3,000 Americans to study how people adjusted to life one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. It found that almost two in three Americans shopped mostly in person…

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DBS Group to convert Green Bay facility into new Camping World location

Camping World has contracted with DBS Group to convert a former Gander Outdoors facility into a Camping World Sales & Service center in Green Bay, WI. DBS Group designed and will begin renovations in early March. The new Camping World will incorporate 14 service bays and an indoor RV sales and showroom area, along with…

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Combining mixed-use and multifamily housing can yield benefits

Developers can support regional needs for affordable housing with healthy ROI Mixed-use and affordable multifamily housing developments aren’t always pictured together, and developers may wonder about the financial viability of a project that combines mixed-use and multifamily housing. But increasingly, developers are realizing the benefits of such projects, including easing the affordable housing crisis in…

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Camping World signs with DBS Group for another new project

DBS Group will design and build a new 35,000-square-foot Camping World Sales & Service facility. Located in Oshkosh, Wis., the facility will support Camping World’s continuing market share growth in RV sales, leasing and service, as well as retail sales for RV and camping items. Design is complete. Construction is scheduled to begin in early-May…

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DBS Group to design-build new retail center

DBS Group has entered a contract to design and build the Shoppes at Bell Avenue in Hartford, WI. The new 11,300-square-foot, ground-up, multi-tenant retail building will be in the same development as the new Hartford Festival Foods that DBS Group already has underway. Construction is scheduled to begin before the end of August for completion…

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Resale is the new retail opportunity

Design-build can boost your likelihood of success Retail has faced its share of challenges in recent years: online commerce, a pandemic, supply chain delays, the challenge of drawing shoppers to malls, to name a few. But there’s at least one sector of the shopping industry showing extreme promise and opportunity for those ready to leap.…

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