We never like it when scandal rocks the commercial construction industry. Commercial general contractors generally don’t find their way into the mainstream news unless it is for something negative, often involving criminal activity. Unfortunately, there have been several high profile news stories recently featuring national commercial general contractors engaging in fraud or out-right theft. I’d […]
Like most businesses, the commercial construction industry is a relationship business. The best work is typically done when a project is viewed as a partnership between a client and commercial general contractor. We have been fortunate to have great partnerships with dozens of clients throughout the year on work ranging from shopping center construction projects […]
As we welcome in the New Year, it’s customary for us to look back at what the previous year meant to Englewood Construction and the commercial construction industry as a whole. I’m pleased to report 2012 was an excellent year for Englewood as we saw activity levels that we hadn’t seen since 2008. There are […]
For as long as I’ve been in the commercial construction business, which is 30 years, there have been two conflicting trains of thought about clients hiring a general contractor who also works for a competitor. If you did retail construction for Hollywood Videos then you couldn’t build Blockbusters. If you worked for Auto Zone, you […]
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.