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Category: Tips

Category: Tips

April 12, 2018

How long does it take to put together a construction budget?

Much of a project’s success hinges upon a comprehensive budget


March 29, 2018

This vs. That: wood versus steel framing

Both wood framing and steel framing have their benefits and drawbacks.


March 29, 2018

Four places you can cut costs on your next commercial building project

Effective ways to control your commercial project expenses and come within budget


March 23, 2018

Eight tips to ensure safety at your commercial construction site

To protect your investment and your people, here are some tips to ensure your construction zone is a safety zone, from groundbreaking through ribbon-cutting.


February 27, 2018

Working with OFIs and/or owner vendors:

When it makes sense, and how to divide and conquer


December 27, 2017

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). After all, it’s pretty safe to say every investor in...


December 27, 2017

The essential commercial property owner checklist to prep for a new building project

When you’re considering a new building project, it’s natural to look forward to the construction phase with excitement and anticipation. To make sure your new building project is...


December 27, 2017

Qualifying subcontractors in today's tight labor market

It’s no secret that today’s commercial construction labor market is tight, and there’s no end in sight. The issue is having an impact on the ability of firms to find qualified...


July 3, 2017

Life After Dark: Tips for Commercial Property Owners to Repurpose Dark Retail

For commercial property developers, dark retail can be a source of frustration, blight and erosion of property value. And it can drive down sales for other tenants, when, for example, an anchor store calls it quits—which, as consumers embrace e-commerce, is becoming commonplace. If you’re facing this dilemma as a commercial property owner, take some […]


June 19, 2017

Five essential questions to ask in a commercial contractor RFP

When developing a commercial contractor RFP for your organization's needs, it's essential to gather comprehensive information from each potential contractor so you can make the most informed...