We recently gave a restaurant trade magazine some tips on budgeting for a restaurant construction timeline. While the construction best practices we shared might be common knowledge with our experienced Chicago restaurant construction clients, I realize novice restaurant owners or entrepreneurs opening fast-casual franchise restaurants may not know how to create a successful restaurant construction […]
Anyone who knows me knows I love to talk about commercial construction trends and share the latest commercial construction news. Still, even I get a little nervous when it comes to networking events – especially if it’s an event I haven’t been to before.
So as I entered the recent Construction Writers Association awards dinner (in San Antonio) to accept Hard Hat Chat’s award for 2011 best blog, I kept the following in mind:
Most of the commercial construction news we discuss in this blog involves new Chicago retail and restaurant construction projects or analyzing commercial construction trends. But every once in a while we have something special to share. I am usually not one to brag, but I am proud to announce The Construction Writers Association (CWA) has awarded Englewood Construction the 2011 Website & Electronic Communications Blog Award for Hard Hat Chat.
As a shopping center landlord or retail developer, you might find yourself with a big empty retail space you need fill – especially if you had Borders or Circuit City as a tenant. Finding a single tenant to occupy all that space in today’s economy can be challenging, so the smarter and more feasible move […]
Commercial Construction Best Practices: Why one Chicago Commercial Construction Firm Melted for These Cupcakes
Cupcake restaurants are hot right now in restaurant construction trends. In fact Chicago cupcake restaurants and food trucks are popping up all over the place. However, the best Chicago cupcakes Englewood Construction ever had were the ones from our latest Chicago education construction job.