Construction season is upon us, and you know what that means…rising commercial construction costs. The summer always brings more commercial construction activity, more bids, and, as a result, higher pricing. Many general contractors decide to lower their risk and start commercial construction projects in the warmer months, paying a premium for nice weather, but assuring […]
We are proud to be a service provider. Delivering the best commercial contracting services to national and international clients is something we feel privileged to do. That’s why, sometimes we have to take a step back and recognize our clients for the opportunities they provide us with new retail, restaurant, education and hotel construction projects. […]
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.