Entering Retail Space as a Non-Retailer

Wolgast Corporation

Retail space is becoming attractive to non-retailers as more of it becomes available. Mall and shopping center managers are seeking retailers, restaurants, mom and pop shops, and non-traditional businesses to fill their open spaces. Remodel Retail

Flagship Store Retail Construction: 3 Reasons Brands Still Build in a Flagship Location

Commercial Construction

With our firm’s long track record in retail construction, we’ve witnessed firsthand the ebb and flow of activity across this sector over the years. It’s true the retail mix among flagship stores in prime locations is changing.

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How to Win the Olympics of International Retail Construction

Commercial Construction

Building Michigan Avenue flagship stores for international brands like Zara is a sweet spot for Englewood Construction. While most of us will accept delayed Olympic news due to the time zone difference, the same isn’t true when working with international brands and new retail construction.

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Retail Flagship Store Construction Projects: Challenges and Considerations

Commercial Construction

Flagship retail stores in busy urban shopping districts, such as this Zara location Englewood built out on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, present their own unique set of construction considerations.

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California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

The custom storage manufacturer and retailer will create at least 61 new jobs and invest over $5.7 Read California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. million in Cascade Township with help from state grants and local workforce development support.

Michigan's Tallest Building Gets Approval

Construction Equipment

The Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved plans to break ground on what will be Michigan's tallest building. The grand old retail location was demolished in 1998

Retail Construction Trends 2010 Update: Outside the Big Box

Commercial Construction

But that doesn’t mean we aren’t seeing interesting retail construction projects or innovative commercial construction retrofits, like the 23 up-and-coming new-store concepts as noted by Retail Traffic. Michigan Ave.,

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Detroit Approves Tallest Building in Michigan

Construction Equipment

The Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved plans to break ground on what will be Michigan's tallest building. The grand old retail location was demolished in 1998

The Keys to Making Big Box Retail Construction Projects Successfully Fit Smaller, Urban Footprints like CityTarget on State Street

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction has worked on a number of Chicago retail construction projects in high-traffic urban areas, such as American Girl Place on Michigan Avenue. Is this a new retail construction trend ? Michigan Ave.,

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Consumers Energy Offering New Policies To Encourage Economic Development In Michigan

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Consumers Energy is helping promote economic development in Michigan by reducing or eliminating up-front expenses for new and expanding manufacturers, farms and retailers. “Our company supports Michigan’s economic revival by providing safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Michael Finney, President And CEO, Michigan Economic Development

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Michael Finney, President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development. BF: The Michigan Business Development program offers cash incentives in increments up to $10 million. MF: The program is open to virtually all business expansions with the exception of retail and retention projects.

Commercial Construction Predictions and Trends for 2013

Commercial Construction

Michigan Avenue in Chicago is seeing a mix of high-end retailers and value retailers, a trend that will continue in 2013 in markets across the country. This year, I wanted to use a micro example to highlight macro retail and restaurant construction trends.

Five Retail Construction Tips from Zara’s New Magnificent Mile Store

Commercial Construction

Michigan Ave. But what I want to do is tell you what you may not know about the retail space construction of this Zara store and how to apply this information to your next retail construction project. 1. Hidden traps in retail construction approval process.

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Five Predictions for Commercial Construction Trends in 2012

Commercial Construction

Value-based retailers like hhgregg, Ross Dress for Less and Savers should experience construction growth in 2012. Growing retail brands likes Advance Auto and Auto Zone that help consumers save money by keeping their cars longer should also continue to do well in 2012.

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

Commercial Construction

Case in point, a developer once asked us to price out a retail-to-restaurant conversion on the first floor of a Chicago high rise. Recently we worked with a national appliance manufacturer to scout existing retail locations for a prototype of a new branded laundromat concept.

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Predictions and National Trends in Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction

Value-based retailers like hhgregg, Ross Dress for Less and Savers should experience construction growth in 2012. Growing retail brands likes Advance Auto and Auto Zone that help consumers save money by keeping their cars longer should also continue to do well.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

These include transportation carriers of all kinds, as well as warehousing, distribution, third-party logistics services, manufacturers’ operations, retailers and distributers who may have their own distribution centers. I-69: Logistics Cluster in the Heart of Michigan.

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

Business Facilities

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is helping to transform the Michigan economy by growing and attracting business, keeping talented residents in the state and revitalizing urban centers. billion in investments and add 4,590 jobs in Michigan. By Jenny Vickers.

Huge Dealer Merger Announced

Green Industry Professionals

Ohio-Michigan Equipment Dealers Association (OMEDA) and Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association (MAERA) to merge

Should You Hire A Commercial General Contractor Who Works For a Competing Brand?

Commercial Construction

If your retail construction contractor can build retail stores like this on Michigan Avenue…. If you did retail construction for Hollywood Videos then you couldn’t build Blockbusters. then you want it building for retail brands like this, too.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

Business Facilities

Some heavy business hitters also are placing huge wagers on Detroit’s recovery, most prominently Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, a native son of Michigan, has spent more than $1 billion to acquire 3 million square feet of real estate in the heart of downtown Detroit.

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Ghafari joins forces with Eview 360


This investment formalizes the longstanding alliance of two Michigan-based companies that are jointly committed to delivering forward-thinking, user-centric spaces and cutting-edge technology applications.

Commercial Construction Lessons Learned from the Sephora Fire at The Shops at North Bridge

Commercial Construction

When the news broke before the holidays about a fire at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Ave., As a national retail construction contractor, Englewood Construction has completed a number of retail construction projects in that mall. © Azusa Nakamura.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

Business Facilities

CVS produces “Grab Apples” from locally grown apples that are sliced, packaged and shipped to local schools, retail markets, restaurants and their distributors. They additionally supply items for food service companies and private-label retail sales. By Julianne Feaver.

Logistics: On the Road, Water or Rails…or in the Air — AGAIN

Business Facilities

It is what has allowed the organization to attract the variety of businesses that make up their diverse economy—from technology to manufacturing, retail, warehousing, healthcare and more. Bay County is located in East-Central Michigan, in what is regionally called The Great Lakes Bay Region.

5 Signs Your Commercial Construction Contractor Just Isn’t That Into You

Commercial Construction

Granted, when most commercial developers or owners bid out their new restaurant construction project or retail retrofit, a general contractor’s construction costs and experience are a priority, as they should be. Step 1: Chuck Taylor showing his commitment to St. Baldwick’s.

Turbocharging Motown’s Recovery

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The announcement from JPMorgan Chase also bolsters Detroit’s ongoing effort to secure $200 million in funding from Michigan lawmakers.

Customer Relationship Management: Why Good Relationships Are Good Business in Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction

Michigan Avenue on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile when one day I met the retailer’s construction manager and we hit it off immediately. We kept in touch as I moved to the project management side of the business and he moved around to positions with several national retailers.

The Road to Recovery in Detroit

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The finances of a city once the center of the automotive universe are in the hands of an unelected manager appointed by Michigan’s governor. These have been dark days for Detroit.

Groups and Chapters Offer Leadership and Networking

Construction Marketing

Retail/Hardware/Merchandising. Michigan. • The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) has a number of Groups and Committees, along with regional and local Chapters with leadership and networking opportunities.

Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities

With approximately four out of five manufacturers having less than 250 employees, West Michigan manufacturers are lean, innovative and offer a wide variety of capabilities. Average earnings per job in West Michigan’s IT industry are $85,692. By Business Facilities Staff.

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3 Tips to a Successful High-End Restaurant Construction Project

Commercial Construction

In the case of the aforementioned Harry Carays, Water Tower Place is home to retail, restaurants, apartments and a hotel. Recently, Englewood completed the 23,000-square-foot Harry Carays 7th Inning Stretch and Chicago Sports Museum at Chicagos famed Water Tower Place.

Universal Design Can Change Your Business

Wolgast Corporation

Whether you are a restaurant, retailer, bank, medical office, or school (to list a few), you likely already have Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards to meet when you build a new building or remodel your existing one; however, if you aren’t already regulated by Title II or Title III, there are still benefits of planning your building for access to everyone, also known as Universal Design, which is different from ADA.

3 Reasons Your Commercial Contractor Should Be Your First Call When The Unexpected Strikes

Commercial Construction

As a national commercial contractor, Englewood Construction was able to tap resources to assist a national retail brand client with boarding up locations across the country for security purposes.

Restaurant Commercial Construction Trends: Why Restaurant Construction is Booming

Commercial Construction

Unlike traditional retailers, restaurants are not feeling the pressure of on-line competition. We’ve also initiated a slew of high-end restaurants in Chicago, the most recent being a Season’s 52 for Darden at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue.

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Business Facilities

The dedicated technology hub will help accelerate the Fortune 50 company’s technology transformation, serving as the epicenter for the team Lowe’s is hiring to help modernize its IT systems and build future retail experiences. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue.

Best Work Boots for Hot Weather/Summer (2020)

Work Gearz

Slip-resistant, Electric hazard ( ASTM F2892-11 tested) makes it safe to use in food service, delivery drivers, and retail industry. It happens because heat causes blood vessels to expand and gravity moves fluid towards legs and feet, according to the University of Michigan.

Shipping Container Restaurant Will Soon Open For Business

Jetson Green

Michigan Soon To Get Its First Shipping Container Home. Nashville Soon to Get The First Shipping Container Retail Center. The Smoky Park Supper Club, located in Asheville, North Carolina, is a recently built restaurant made of shipping containers.

Sustainable Shipping Container Center in Albuquerque

Jetson Green

Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Nashville Soon to Get The First Shipping Container Retail Center. Michigan Soon To Get Its First Shipping Container Home.

Pulse: 07/30/2012

ENR Construction

Michigan The Edgewater Group is planning to build Harbor Village, a mixed-use development within the Harbor Shares community, located along the north bank of the St. The project entails constructing a seven-story, 220,000-sq-ft building with 20,500 sq ft of ground-level retail space and a 172-space underground parking garage. subscribe. contact us. advertise. industry jobs. events. FAQ. | ENR Subscriber Login ». -->. -->. ENR subscriber login » -->.