Starting A Construction Business

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Starting a construction business can be a daunting task; we know this has been some of the scariest years of our lives. But, despite that there are hundreds of entrepreneurs starting their own business each year in the construction industry. Registering A Construction Business.

Trends in Construction: 3 Ways Technology is Changing Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction

The use of technology and apps for daily construction reporting, sharing photos and scheduling look-aheads has become common practice on today’s commercial construction job sites. 3) Job Site Tools: Today’s construction job site is a very different place than just a few years ago.

3 Construction Strategies for Senior Community Housing Renovation Projects

Commercial Construction

For one, with aging Baby Boomers spurring more demand than ever for quality senior living options, property owners and managers are undertaking construction projects to improve senior communities to match the bar set by new players entering the market.

Construction Lead Services Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey on the use of construction lead services by construction firms of all types, manufacturers, and related. If no, what is the main reason you do not use construction lead services?

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Commercial Construction 2017 Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

Rounding the corner into the final weeks of 2016, it’s time for our annual post predicting the commercial construction trends that will influence the industry in the coming year.

2019 Construction Marketing Outlook Webcast and Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces a national webcast focused on marketing plans and priorities for 2019 in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry. To register for the free 2019 Marketing Outlook – Construction Webcast , link to: [link].

4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019

Commercial Construction

It has been another successful year for Englewood Construction, and with the calendar flipping over to December we’re excited to see what 2019 will bring. Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect will shape our work in different sectors – and the construction landscape overall – in the year ahead: Senior Housing Communities Woo Workers with Facility Updates. Restaurants Dish Up New-Construction Opportunities.

4 Commercial Construction Trends and Predictions for 2018

Commercial Construction

As we flip the calendar over to 2018 this month, it’s a great time to share some of the commercial construction trends we predict will shape our work in the year ahead. #1: Happy New Year to all of our Hard Hat Chat readers!

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

It has been another whirlwind year at Englewood Construction and we are happy to report that our predicted 2014 commercial construction trends came true, which has meant a lot of new projects on our end. Ground up construction project are on the rise.

3 Reasons to Reach Out to Your General Contractor During the Commercial Construction Process

Commercial Construction

For the most part, a commercial construction firm’s job is pretty straightforward. Here are three examples of when you should reach out to your commercial construction general contractor.

Trending: The Rise of Prefab and Modular Commercial Construction Techniques

Commercial Construction

can have a positive impact on a construction project’s schedule and budget. Something we’re hearing a lot about in our industry right now is the growing trend and popularity of prefab and modular commercial construction solutions.

Commercial Construction Project Management: Managing What You Don’t Control

Commercial Construction

I wouldn’t go so far as to call myself a control freak, but as a national general contractor, it’s part of the job description to be the one calling the shots and telling everyone what to do on a complex commercial construction project.

Social Media in Construction – 2018 Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey to identify the effectiveness of different social media approaches of architectural/engineering/construction (AEC) professionals. Want more construction marketing tips and information?

Commercial Construction Trends and Predictions for 2016

Commercial Construction

A continuing construction labor shortage will result in higher pricing and scheduling challenges in 2016. As we close in on the finish line for 2015, we’re happy to report it’s been a terrific year at Englewood Construction and for many others in the commercial construction industry.

Promoting Your Construction Business Offline

Construction Marketing Blog

Here are some of the most effective non-digital tactics for construction businesses. Trade events , for business, construction, or something related can be great exposure for your business. This brings awareness to your construction firm.

How to Avoid 3 Common Commercial Construction Scheduling Delays

Commercial Construction

Compared with a few short years ago, commercial construction moves at an incredibly fast pace today. Specialty items, such as custom glass and doors for storefronts, have longer lead times that can potentially be the cause of construction delays.

Construction Lead Services – Webcast and Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association announces a national webcast and survey regarding construction lead service best practices and effectiveness. The survey also identifies spending trends for lead services, and ultimately construction lead service effectiveness.

5 Green Construction Practices that are becoming Standard Commercial Construction Procedures

Commercial Construction

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 construction practices. Preventing Construction Activity Pollution.

Risk Management in Construction Projects

The Constructor

Risk management in construction industry is an important part of the project planning and management. Various risks associated with construction. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

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American Girl’s New York City Flagship Store: An Englewood Construction Retail Showcase

Commercial Construction

At Englewood Construction, we’re proud to say we’ve already been “on tour” with American Girl for the last 10 years, working with the popular retail brand to build, remodel and maintain American Girl Place stores across the country.

4 Commercial Construction Trends for Restaurant and Food Service Projects

Commercial Construction

It’s already been a busy year for Englewood’s Restaurant Construction division, with a wide variety of projects ranging from ground-up new construction and interior renovations to commercial kitchen work.

2014 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction recently completed a Season’s 52 on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. We are coming into the final stretch of 2013, a year that has been rather good for the commercial construction industry.

Construction Americas 2015 Exposition

Construction Marketing Blog

Next spring, the Construction Marketing Association will take our construction marketing talents to South Beach, and all of you are invited. These panels will offer insights from construction industry leaders from multiple perspectives: CEOs, Editors, and technology providers.

Construction STAR Ratings Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces the Construction STAR Ratings , a new program that rates products and services within the construction industry using a proprietary algorithm that includes voice of the customer (VOC) research, and other factors.

Types of Drawings used in Building Construction

The Constructor

Different types of drawings is used in construction such as architectural drawings, structural, electrical, plumbing and finishing drawings. Architecture Building Building Bye Laws Building Technology Guide Construction Project Design Guide IS Codes Structural Engineering

A breakdown of the Middle East construction market

Geniebelt

The Middle East construction market is under a very encouraging paradigm shift. This, of course, doesn’t mean that construction companies have left the tough days behind once and for all. Construction Industry construction industry construction trends middle east construction market

Commercial Construction Project Planning: 3 Warning Signs Your Budget Might Go Bust

Commercial Construction

Budget is always a major consideration for our commercial construction clients, and as a general contractor we devote significant time to the budgeting process. Commercial Construction Best Practices Commercial Construction Costs Commercial construction budget

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Construction Marketing Outlook Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is now conducting a national survey on marketing plans and priorities in the construction industry. In addition, CMA Chairman Neil Brown will present a case study of a complete construction brand makeover.

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Commercial General Construction 2014 Highs and Lows

Commercial Construction

As we close out another year, we wanted to take a look back at the commercial construction trends that defined 2014 and highlight some of the highs and lows. According to a recent article from Crain’s Chicago Business , signed contracts for construction projects in the Chicago area were at $4.3

Types of Beams in Construction

The Constructor

Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Precast Concrete Prestressed Concrete Structural Engineering Buildings Construction StructuralWhat is a Beam? beam is a horizontal structural element that withstand vertical loads, shear forces and bending moments.

Advertising in Construction [INFOGRAPHIC]

Construction Marketing Blog

To further understand the use of advertising in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals in 2013.

Commercial Construction Trends: Highs and Lows of 2017

Commercial Construction

As we close in on the final days of 2017, it’s time once again for our annual commercial construction blog post reflecting back on the positives – and the negatives – that have impacted our business and the industry as a whole over the last 12 months.

What is Construction Management?

The Constructor

Construction management is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a construction process from the start to the end. Building Technology Guide Construction Management

Top Free Construction Software

The Constructor

Various free construction software are available in online which increases productivity, efficiency and helps in scheduling and costing of project. Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

Commercial Construction Predictions and Trends for 2013

Commercial Construction

It seems like we made commercial construction predictions for 2012 just yesterday, but once again, it’s time to put on the fortune teller hat and look into our crystal ball for 2013 commercial construction trends.

5 Tips To Make Your Construction Business More Profitable

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Construction is a cut-throat industry, and making your construction business more profitable can be a challenge. Understanding your competition is key to making your construction business more profitable. This is also a really great way to get more construction business!

Commercial Construction Trends: The Highs and Lows of 2016

Commercial Construction

With December here, it’s time for our annual post reviewing some of the positives – as well as a few of the challenges – that shaped the commercial construction business in the past year. After all, construction is and will always be a relationship business.

3 Solutions to Help Solve the Commercial Construction Labor Shortage

Commercial Construction

Bill Di Santo, president of Englewood Construction (second from right), and the Englewood accounting team receiving recognition from the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) for participating in their 2014 Accounting Intern Program.

Social Media Summit – Construction – Webcast and Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces a webcast and survey regarding social media marketing usage and best practices in the construction industry. Our Social Media Summit – Construction is our most popular webcast of the year, and our seventh annual.