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.
In this dog-eat-dog retail world of shopping center operators and mall developers working every angle and concession to bring in new retail tenants, the last thing mall landlords need is a commercial construction general contractor who doesn’t know the rules causing headaches for everybody. And by causing headaches, I mean a GC that annoys your […]
Now that spring is officially here, I wanted to reflect on the Chicago retail construction trends and news we’ve seen so far in 2011. From the new commercial construction projects we know are in the pipeline, to what I heard at the recent Bisnow Chicago Retail Summit, I am cautiously optimistic. Good News/Bad News. The […]