Earlier this year, we were very excited to begin work on our latest project with long-time Englewood Construction client American Girl – a new American Girl Place flagship store in New York’s Rockefeller Plaza where the brand will move this fall from its current New York address on Fifth Avenue. Over the years we’ve had the […]
International Retail Construction
We are proud to be a service provider. Delivering the best commercial contracting services to national and international clients is something we feel privileged to do. That’s why, sometimes we have to take a step back and recognize our clients for the opportunities they provide us with new retail, restaurant, education and hotel construction projects. […]
With the 2012 Summer Olympics right around the corner, it got me thinking that with London six hours ahead of Chicago, much of what we’ll be watching will be old news taped from earlier in the day. While most of us will accept delayed Olympic news due to the time zone difference, the same isn’t […]
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.