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.

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.

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!

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.

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry

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.

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.

Viva Las Vegas: CRE and Retail Construction Insights and Trends from ICSC RECon

Commercial Construction

Attending this major event is always a terrific opportunity for us as a national commercial construction firm to meet with our national retail developer clients, network with new connections from across the country, and really take the temperature of the retail construction sector.

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.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017

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.

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.

CRE Construction Project Site Selection: 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Match

Commercial Construction

When it comes to choosing a site for a commercial construction or CRE project, finding the perfect match between a brand or concept and an available space is one of the most important steps in the planning process.

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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.

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

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

3 Secrets to Successful Landmark-Status Building Construction Projects

Commercial Construction

When I think back on the most interesting construction projects and challenges I’ve handled in my career as a national commercial contractor, without a doubt some of the most memorable have been in landmark-status buildings.

2017 Construction Marketing Resolutions

Construction Marketing Blog

This year the team at the Construction Marketing Association is recommending: 1) Smarter prospecting , 2) Paid search and paid social , and 3) Marketing self-improvement. Well first step is to join the Construction Marketing Association.

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.

What Does the Future of Construction Technology Look Like?

Construction Marketing Blog

As more and more technological advances come to light, one thing we’d like to wonder is how does this affect construction? With everything from AI to autonomous vehicles in mind, how will we see the construction industry take advantage of such advances?

Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model

Commercial Construction

Working with a client on a design-assist or design-build basis, as Englewood Construction is with the reimagining of Stratford Square Mall, allows the commercial contractor to provide valuable input during the initial planning stages.

Commercial Construction Labor Trends & Hiring Strategies: Why Young Hires are Good Business for General Contractors

Commercial Construction

Hopefully, we’ll see some of those fresh young graduates heading toward a career in commercial construction. Part of the reason I say this is the current hiring situation in the construction industry. Not Your Grandfather’s Construction Management Program.

Construction Marketing Association Announces 2018 Outlook Webcast

Construction Marketing Blog

The construction world is constantly changing and it’s important to keep up.This is why we would like to invite you to an upcoming webcast designed to teach you best practices, identify trends, and discuss what’s next for the construction-marketing world.

Retail Flagship Store Construction Projects: Challenges and Considerations

Commercial Construction

Over the years we’ve had the opportunity to work with quite a few clients on flagship store construction projects, including Zara and the Disney Store, and it’s always a great experience to be a partner in creating a space that fully embodies a brand’s essence.

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Create Your Best Construction “About” Page

Construction Marketing Blog

Use your “About” page to further showcase your construction business and explain to visitors why they should consider your firm over others. Emotions Matter, Even in Construction. Emotions play on potential construction customers just as well as anywhere else.

Women in Construction – As Told By Women

Construction Marketing Blog

Construction is one of those industries notorious for being male-dominated and, at times, not as welcoming to women. Here are some opinions of women working in the construction industry, because who better to describe a woman’s experience in construction than actual women? Challenges Women Face in Construction. Women make up only 4% of the workforce in natural resources, construction, and maintenance. How to Make Construction More Inclusive.

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Construction Marketing Association 2018 Marketing Outlook – Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

With such immense and rapid change on the horizon, it’s important to identify tactics, strategies, and best practices in the construction marketing environment so that you can close more leads and make more money in the coming year. 2018 Construction Marketing Outlook Survey.

How to Choose the Best General Contractor to Partner with for your “First” Commercial Construction Project

Commercial Construction

One of our current commercial projects at Englewood Construction is a new Farm & Fleet store we’re building in Romeoville, Ill. Taking the guess-work out of conceptual construction budgets: One of the biggest unknowns with a “first” construction project can be budget.

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.

2018 Construction Marketing STAR Awards – Call For Entries

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES for the annual Construction Marketing STAR awards. The program recognizes marketing effectiveness in the construction industry in North America and worldwide.

Englewood Construction: Ten Years of Providing Leading Commercial Construction Services

Commercial Construction

When we set out to found our own commercial general contracting firm, we pooled together decades of knowledge across all commercial construction sectors to build a leading national general construction firm.

What are Causes of Schedule Delays in Construction Projects?

The Constructor

There are various factors that lead to schedule delay in construction project. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

AEC Next is a Must for Construction Professionals

Construction Marketing Blog

The AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference is a must-attend event for all construction professionals in 2018. The event will feature companies ranging from emerging technology or services to those in the construction sector. AEC Construction

Eco-Friendly Construction Practices That Could Save the World

Construction Marketing Blog

Construction businesses are in a great position to contribute to conservation efforts, so why not take on that responsibility? Why Should Your Construction Business Care About Going Green? Speaking of Water… Save During Construction. Best Practices Construction

2016 Construction Marketing Resolutions

Construction Marketing Blog

Based on some of next years top trends, we have put together some of the top construction marketing resolutions for 2016: I will make my website mobile friendly. What does this mean for your construction company? Construction Marketing Outlook 2016: January 21, 2016 @ 1 PM CST.

Civil Construction Project Technical Specification and its Contents

The Constructor

What is Technical Specification of a Civil Construction Project? Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Construction Construction ProjectsTechnical specifications are written requirements and instruction which is used with.

Commercial Construction Best Practices: Why one Chicago Commercial Construction Firm Melted for These Cupcakes

Commercial Construction

Nothing says you completed a successful education construction job more than thank-you cards from these Bright Horizons kids…. Cupcake restaurants are hot right now in restaurant construction trends. Check out the construction tools on top!

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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2015 Commercial Construction Industry Highs and Lows

Commercial Construction

Writing our annual “Highs and Lows” commercial construction blog post was a bit more difficult this year because, on the whole, 2015 was pretty great for Englewood Construction and many others in the construction industry. High – A Banner Year for Englewood Construction.