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12 Reasons to Choose Design-Build (Infographic)

This infographic features results from a new Design-Build Institute of America study showing why more people are choosing design-build.

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Synergistic property development rewards developers and communities

Developing mutually beneficial entities is a win-win When it comes to developing large tracts of land, developers are finding and capitalizing on synergies. More than just a corporate buzzword, synergies in land development can lead to a golden trifecta of more favorable profit margins, lower vacancy rates and better tenant retention. In short, strategically selecting…

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Environmental design increases safety

Commercial construction’s secret safety weapon Landscaping. Lighting. Flooring and pavement. Colors. Upon entering a commercial building, you might make note of one or two of these, or you might, like some people, give them little attention at all, noticing only how a building makes you feel. But environmental design can do much more for your…

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New guide details every step of commercial construction process

With DBS Group, you get so much more Most entities don’t undertake commercial construction projects every day. But DBS Group does. We’ve been through every (detailed) step of the way — from having an idea to cutting the ribbon on the finished project — countless times. And we can manage every aspect of your project…

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Fed rate hikes and commercial construction

Here’s what the Federal Reserve’s move means for commercial builds and renovations In December 2022, the Federal Reserve approved another rate hike of one-half of a percentage point. And while the Fed is signaling that the hikes may soon slow though as it’s premature to suspend increases, a key question remains for commercial building owners…

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Why you shouldn’t delay commercial construction projects

Delays in commercial construction can be multifactorial, but the price to pause is too high Every developer understands — all too well perhaps — the reasons commercial construction projects get delayed. First, there are financial challenges, which can bring a project to a standstill in the face of interest rate increases and material and equipment…

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The 3 most common obstacles in senior living and multifamily development

(And how to overcome them.) Every experienced developer knows and anticipates obstacles on the way toward building senior living facilities and multifamily developments. The wisest also develop a plan of attack for overcoming those challenges. Whether you are new to commercial construction or a seasoned expert, we all encounter trials on our way to building…

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What’s a typical payment schedule?

Knowing what to expect for your commercial construction project is essential.

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This vs. that: Natural gas or electric HVAC systems

For commercial construction, here’s what you need to know When planning your next design-build project or seeking remodeling contractors in La Crosse, WI or Rochester, MN, to upgrade your commercial building’s heating system, you may wonder whether you should choose natural gas-fired or an electric-fired HVAC system. Knowing and understanding the benefits and drawbacks of…

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Is it time to renovate your commercial building?

Here are the signs to watch for and why they’re important If you’re waiting for a sign on whether it’s time to renovate your commercial building, chances are your building will tell you. Dilapidated buildings can come at a high cost — far higher than if an owner stays on top of maintenance, repair, replacement…

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