As commercial construction news reports say business continues to pick up, we are happy to see some new faces around the office at Englewood Construction. That’s right; we are adding staff to our national commercial general contracting firm in what has been a very robust period of activity. I’m proud to say that after several […]
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 […]
I heard a Home Depot ad on the radio recently targeted to commercial general contractors that made me pause. The spot is about the costs of commercial construction and how buying building materials in bulk can help GCs save money and bring down a construction project bid so they win the contract. On the surface, the […]
The recent Chicago City Council approval of a second Wal-Mart in the city limits is excellent news for Chicago’s commercial construction industry. History shows commercial developers do well opening new big box retail stores like Bed Bath and Beyond, Home Depot or Best Buy near Wal-Marts. New restaurant construction near the new Pullman Park Wal-Mart location should also pick up, especially in the form of fast food and fast casual restaurant construction projects. All in all, Chicago general commercial construction contractors should see an uptick in work.
It amazes me in today’s commercial real estate market when I hear commercial construction news about companies or people who just phone it in with their commercial construction services.
I understand the word “commitment” can be scary to some people, especially guys. But I was always drawn to the idea of commitment. In fact, I started dating my wife my sophomore year in high school.