Appetite For Growth: New Store Construction and Renovation Tips For Expanding Grocery Brands

Commercial Construction

It’s been a busy year in the grocery business, with major brands announcing store expansion and renovation plans, new concepts entering the market, and big deals such as Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods spurring speculation about the future of the industry. Readying for Renovations.

How to Keep Residents Happy During a Senior Housing Community Renovation

Commercial Construction

Englewood recently renovated this occupied senior housing community in Nevada. Safety is as important as ever: As in any occupied space, it’s imperative in a senior housing facility renovation to take precautions to protect people from any hazards of the work.

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Elementary School Renovations Celebrated

PC Construction Blog

An ill-timed rainstorm failed to dampen the spirits of the approximately 100 attendees on hand for Mildred L. Day School’s recent ceremonial ribbon cutting; they simply brought the celebration indoors. The event marked the completion. All Education & Campus Projects

5 Secrets to Surviving Your Home Renovation


There’s a knack to surviving your home renovation in one piece and it comes from experience, so with a few simple items and the odd tweak to your plan, you really can sit back and enjoy your renovation project. Home improvement; you either love it or hate it. For most of us it’s a necessary hassle, something we grit our teeth and bear while we wait for our state of the art new kitchen or our new-fangled en suite to be built.

Small Project Best Project - Baltimore Visitor Center Renovation

ENR Construction

The renovated Baltimore Visitor Center in the city’s Inner Harbor area might be a small project, but the project team did a lot with a little

Super Sustainable Renovation of a Cottage

Jetson Green

The vacation home in question is located in the Lake of Bays, Muskoka region and is actually a recently renovated house from the 1960s. As part of the renovation, the home has been wrapped in straw bale for insulation, and it is heated by a wood fired boiler.

Gut Kitchen Renovation in Philadelphia

Jetson Green

This is a gut kitchen renovation by owners/designers Matthew D. Or, if you’ve completed a similar project lately, submit your green kitchen renovation to the editors for potential publication on Castaway House is a Deep Green Renovation.

Another Smart Renovation

Jetson Green

From the point of view of sustainability, sometimes renovation makes more sense than tearing down and building from scratch. Her work is a great example of how easy and rewarding such a renovation can be.

The Gillespie Group and UZIN® Flooring Team Up for Renovation

Construction Informer

After moisture from a boiler and leaking roof raised havoc with the school gym floor, it was time for a complete gymnasium floor renovation. The post The Gillespie Group and UZIN® Flooring Team Up for Renovation appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+.

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American Standard Brands donates ADA-compliant bathroom fixtures for home renovation

Constructor Magazine

Renovated house offers safety, accessibility for amputee survivor. American Standard Brands offered to donate $14,000 worth of specialty ADA-compliant bathroom fixtures for the renovation. read more. Plumbing Contractor Silver

American Standard employees help renovate New Jersey family shelter

Constructor Magazine

Formerly a transitional housing program for single women with children, the 12-apartment Naomi’s Way facility will reopen as permanent housing for families led by an adult with special needs, such as recovering from addiction or escaping domestic abuse, and families who are currently homeless.

Retail Construction Trends: Shopping Center Construction Enters Renaissance with Renovation Work

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction recently began renovation work on the Brazos Mall in Lake Jackson, Texas. It’s taken some time, but shopping mall commercial construction activity is back in a big way, as owners and operators have initiated only what can be described as a renovation renaissance.

Renovation of Wyoming Capitol Moves From Demolition and Excavation Into the Rebuilding Phase

ENR Construction

The $300-million project will restore the historic Capitol and renovate and expand buildings in the adjacent complex

Kumar Renovation Overlooks San Francisco Bay Through Energy-Efficient Windows

Jetson Green

The Kumar Residence renovation was one in a series of buildings on which the Zeitgeist Design studio worked while building trust in the Passive House performance system. Historic 1950s-Era Austin Duplex Gets Sustainable Renovation from Alterstudio Architects.

Times Square renovation officially opens


In 2009, a temporary project known as “Green Light for Midtown” used paving and street furniture to close Broadway to vehicular traffic between 42 nd and 47 th Streets. The goal was to improve safety and alleviate traffic conditions at a site that sees over 40,000,000 annual visitors.

Kawasaki Headquarters Renovation Nears Completion

Green Industry Professionals

Project highlighted by on-site R&D center, bringing engineers and sales staff together for increased responsiveness to dealers and end-customers

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Another Ingenious Renovation

Jetson Green

Architects from the Anna & Eugeni Bach firm recently finished a very unique renovation of a Barcelona, Spain apartment. The renovation was done with the goal of maximizing the available space in the apartment, while playing to its already existing strengths.

JFK Airport set for $10 billion renovation


Plans to improve JFK International Airport and the surrounding roads and rail system were recently announced by Gov. Cuomo. And these plans don’t just call for fixing some drywall or filling a pothole here and there, either, they seek to completely transform and update the international transportation hub

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Big Budget Historical Renovation Gets the (LEED) Gold

Jetson Green

The sustainable renovation of the 1914 arts-and-crafts-styled home has achieved it a LEED for Homes Gold rating. 1960s Maine Ranch Renovation is LEED Platinum Candidate.

Renovation/Restoration: The Gin at the Hutto Co-Op District

ENR Construction

To create this “habitable steel sculpture,” project teams transformed the city of Hutto’s iconic, 65-year-old Hutto Cotton and Grain Co-Op into a new 6,500-sq-ft, open-air public gathering space

Homeowners embrace smart technology when renovating, Houzz survey finds

Constructor Magazine

Renovating homeowners are integrating “smart” features into their homes, according to the 2016 U.S. Smart thermostats are the most popular smart device. Houzz Smart Home Trends Survey, conducted in collaboration with CEDIA. read more.

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Five of the Best Reasons for a Commercial Building Renovation

Wolgast Corporation Blog

However, I’d like to share with you a few of the best reasons to consider renovating where you are currently, this day in age, and at the present time. 1) Improve traffic to your business – we have seen it time and again that renovating a space peaks the interest of local people.

Completion of Rice Memorial High School Renovations Celebrated

PC Construction Blog

Earlier this week, the ribbon was officially cut to commemorate the completion of the 90,000-square-foot renovation to Rice. Continue Reading. All Projects High School Ribbon Cutting

Unico invests $2 million in renovated headquarters

Constructor Magazine

Unico, Inc., has added 15,000 square feet of offices and a 4,000 square foot testing lab to its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. read more. Management

New Jersey office building will undergo ‘live-work-play’ renovation


5 Garret Mountain Plaza, a New Jersey office building located at a four-way interchange of I-80, is set to undergo a substantial renovation that will offer a blank canvas for companies seeking technologically advanced office space and amenities.

JOC – Job Order Contracting – Improving Productivity for Facility Renovation, Repair, Sustainability, and Construction

Building Information Management

Sure, you can tweak a few things here to attempt be more efficient with respect to your numerous renovation, repair, sustainability, and construction projects, but substantial productivity gains require fundamentally changing how you do things.

AGU renovation project to go beyond net-zero

Constructor Magazine

The vision was of a building that could stand as a model for reducing energy requirements and carbon emissions in a commercial space. read more. Commercial Plumbing Registered User

Proven strategies for managing costs and maximizing ROI for any hotel renovation scenario


Renovating and upgrading an existing hotel is all about time and budget. Is your project complicated enough to warrant closure during renovations It’s essential to plan ahead for the inherent challenges—and costs—this work can pose.

LEAN Job Order Contracting – Optimize Facility Renovation, Repair, & Maintenance

Building Information Management

LEAN Job Order Contracting – Optimize Facility Renovation, Repair, & Maintenance. Optimizing facility and infrastructure renovation, repair, and maintenance requires alignment of organizational strategy and vision both internally and with service providers.

Reusable infection control barriers ease hospital renovation


One of the biggest issues in healthcare reconstruction is balancing the construction work with the hospital’s need to maintain 24/7 operations. As the nation’s 14th largest healthcare construction firm (according to BD+C ’s 2016 Giants 300 rankings), Clark Construction Group is well versed in dust- and infection-control techniques.

Cicero's completes full renovation of restrooms in The Drake Hotel's French Room

Constructor Magazine

announced today that it has provided full renovation of two large public restrooms at the legendary Drake Hotel in Chicago. Cicero's Development Corp. read more. Bath/Kitchen

Arup chosen to lead renovations of Chicago’s Union Station


The engineering and architectural firm Arup has been selected to lead the design work for renovations to Chicago’s historic Union Station. The City of Chicago, railroad service company Amtrak, and a collection of Chicago transportation entities, including the commuter railroad service Metra, worked together on the decision

Houston architect offers novel idea for Astrodome renovation


Indoor waterparks are great. They allow for year-round use regardless of whether it is raining, snowing, or below freezing outside. But the main reason they exist is to allow people who live in climates that aren’t necessarily water park friendly the opportunity to join in on the fun. Given the option, wouldn’t the majority of us pick an outdoor water park to an indoor one

Above-average gains in home renovation and repair spending expected to continue

Constructor Magazine

Over the coming year, homeowner remodeling activity is projected to accelerate, keeping the rate of growth above its long-term trend. read more. Residential Plumbing

Renovation/Restoration Award of Merit - United Arab Emirates Chancery

ENR Construction

The project team made significant structural modifications to increase capacity and provide a more open, practical floor plan and work areas

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Waldorf Astoria New York to undergo massive renovation


The Waldorf Astoria New York originally opened in 1893 on the current site of the Empire State Building. In 1931 it opened at its current location on Park Avenue. In 1993 it was designated an official New York City landmark.

Renovation/Restoration Best Project - City of Mesa Falcon Field Airport Terminal Upgrades

ENR Construction

The city of Mesa’s renovation of the Falcon Field Airport Terminal expanded the facility by approximately 2,000 sq ft by converting canopy areas into interior space