With Earth Day coming up this weekend, there’s a lot of discussion about being more environmentally friendly in how we live and work. Anyone in the commercial construction industry knows there are a variety of certifications and designations that individuals, companies and projects can achieve to show they follow a high level of green commercial […]
While there are three sides to every story, recent commercial construction news stories like this one from the Chicago Tribune, “Construction firm caught in contract probe”, really burn me up. If the story proves true it not only is a blemish on the commercial construction industry, but it shows a violation of trust with a […]
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.
The Chicago blizzard of 2011 is a story we’ll be talking about for generations. While most businesses, including commercial construction projects, were closed on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2011, that didn’t mean the best Chicago contractors weren’t working. After all, shopping center landlords, restaurants and retailers couldn’t afford to be closed two days in a row.
Lately, we seem to be working on more and more new retail construction projects from international retailers. And with each one, we’ve learned some valuable commercial construction tips.
Whether it’s a chain of jewelry stores from Michael Hill (New Zealand), yoga apparel retailer Lululemon Athletica (Canada), fashion forward Zara (Spain) or restaurants like Marcello’s Market and Deli (Canada), they all want the same thing: a successful retail construction project that’s built on time and for a fair price. Not surprisingly, that’s the same thing U.S. retailers want. But getting from point A to point B with foreign retailers takes a certain savoir faire.