Recently our CFO, Mary Davolt, was honored as a CFO of the Year by suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald newspaper. This award, which highlights the contributions of financial professionals to a company’s success, not only made the entire Englewood Construction team proud, it is a great reminder of the many behind-the-scenes team members who are so critical to the work […]
construction safety practices
One thing I really love about my job is having the opportunity to share insights about issues affecting the commercial construction industry – whether I’m writing a post for this blog, networking at industry events or connecting with a reporter who needs a construction expert’s perspective. A great example of the latter happened a few […]
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.
KA-BOOM! We were pulling a feeder cable through a Chicago retail construction project when we heard the explosion. Then, the transformer blew out. What the heck happened? It was a case for the Englewood Construction CSI team. Step 1: We pulled out the cable to find it completely destroyed. Step 2: We rented a sewer […]
Commercial Construction Checklist: How to Ensure a Stalled Project Site is Safe and Ready to Rebound
Whenever I see commercial construction news on high-profile stalled hospitality construction projects, like the Shangri-la Hotel and Waterview Tower in downtown Chicago, I always wonder if the construction site was not only safe and secure before it was shut down, but if it was preserved in a way so that the existing developer or a […]