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DBS Group to build new Festival Foods in Wisconsin

Festival Foods has selected DBS Group to serve as the contractor to build a grocery facility in Hartford, WI. DBS Group has already begun demolishing a former Kmart store to make way for the new, ground-up 70,000-square-foot Festival Foods. The new facility will incorporate departments and features that continue to make Festival a community favorite,…

DBS Group to prepare Onalaska site for development

Venture Pass Partners LLC has selected DBS Group to develop and build the infrastructure for a new Onalaska commercial development at the intersection of Highway 16 and South Kinney Coulee Road. DBS Groups will make way for two commercial projects on the three-acre site. One will be the home of a future national fast-casual restaurant…

Building healthier senior living communities with pandemic lessons learned

Here’s how the COVID-19 crisis is steering the future of senior living Senior housing has undergone many changes since the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and industry insiders recognize that changes will be far-reaching into the future as well. The reason: lessons learned from the pandemic offer valuable insights into building healthier senior communities…

Post-COVID construction: the role of global supply chains

As the pandemic begins to fade, a quest for deeper understanding emerges COVID-19 has taught us so much, not the least of which is how a shock to our global supply chains can snarl sectors of our domestic economy. It’s also highlighted how changing consumer habits can affect our ability to get supplies at the…

5 most costly errors when designing and building senior housing

Avoid these senior housing mistakes to maximize your return When designing and building a senior living facility, several potential pitfalls stand between you and the success of your endeavor. Developers who make these mistakes quickly learn the true costs, and they can be substantial. Top senior living construction and design mistakes to avoid Today we’re…

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…

How to calculate ROI for real estate investments

When you’ve capitalized on a real estate investment opportunity, you and your investors want to know your return on investment (ROI).

Biophilic design: What’s next in senior housing and multifamily design

Biophilia brings nature home, at last Human beings hunger for nature, and today’s construction in senior housing and multifamily design delivers. Biophilic design is the next big thing in architecture and design, and to take advantage of this opportunity, you’ll want the right partners in place for your next construction project. So what is biophilic…

Building performance requirements and standards

Here’s how to prepare for the future of commercial properties If you’re not familiar with building performance standards and requirements, you’re not alone. In fact, this concept, which is due to become a significant factor in construction, is only recently emerging. To understand building performance standards and what they mean for you, let’s first define…

Air filtration: lessons learned from COVID-19

Clearing the air on filtration systems for commercial buildings We have learned many lessons throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. Among those, we have a better understanding of air filtration systems for commercial buildings, particularly their ability to filter out viruses. Perhaps even more than ever before, commercial real estate developers, owners and tenants are carefully…