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 […]
As suggested in my 2011 commercial construction trends blog post, there seems to be a rise in new restaurant construction, particularly among franchise restaurants. In fact, Crain’s Chicago Business just reported that Moe’s Southwest Grill has sold restaurant franchise agreements to open 10 new units in the Chicago market. So I thought I’d devote a […]
About a year ago, our team at Englewood Construction thought it would be a great idea to share our commercial construction news and experience through a blog. At first, I wasn’t sure. I’m an old-school guy so I like to talk to people face to face, or at least over the phone.