Martin and Lewis. Simon and Garfunkel. Jordan and Pippen. While each half of these duos has been an independent success, there’s no denying two is often better than one. The same can be said of the relationship between commercial general contractor and subcontractor. We GCs may think we’re the star, but we all know the […]
When the news broke before the holidays about a fire at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Ave., I had to hold my breath. As a national retail construction contractor, Englewood Construction has completed a number of retail construction projects in that mall. Was anyone hurt? Was it one of our stores? Thankfully, the […]
I’ve got to ask, are you still competitively bidding the bulk of your commercial construction projects? Really, you are? Interesting….
Sure, I know there will always be developers who competitively bid all their projects, but from a construction cost and timeline perspective, it pays to negotiate with a designated general contractor versus requesting multiple bids on a construction project. And here’s why: