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.

Best Renovation/Restoration: Washington Hall

ENR Construction

The modernization of historic Washington Hall preserved more than the original brick, plaster and wood finishes

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.

Renovation/Restoration Best Project: Sacramento Valley Station

ENR Construction

The two-year renovation of the Sacramento Valley Station brings the historic depot into the modern era as a world-class transit hub

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.

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

Georgetown Rowhouse Renovation Becomes LEED Platinum Showpiece

Jetson Green

Related Articles on Big Budget Historical Renovation Gets the (LEED) Gold. 1960s Maine Ranch Renovation is LEED Platinum Candidate. In the heart of a densely populated Washington, D.C.

Renovation/Restoration Best Project: The Pizitz Building

ENR Construction

After nearly three decades of dormancy, a 92-year-old downtown Birmingham landmark has been reborn as an 11-story mixed-use facility with 143 apartments, 13,000 sq ft of office space and a mezzanine-level open-concept food hall showcasing the city’s best culinary entrepreneurs

A Modern and Sustainable Home Renovation

Jetson Green

Austin Maynard Architects (formerly Andrew Maynard Architects) of Australia have recently completed a green renovation, turning an existing and outdated house into a modern and sustainable home.

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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Home Renovation Completed With the Help of Salvaged Materials

Jetson Green

He planned to renovated the latter into a home, so he first demolished the office building. He salvaged a lot of materials from this demolition though, and reused them in the home renovation. This is yet another example of a sustainable home renovation done right.

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.

900 North Michigan Shops renovation includes 190-foot-long digital art installation on the ceiling


While the recent ESI Design-led renovation of 900 North Michigan Shops on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile didn’t open up the roof directly to the outdoors, it did provide the next best option: a ten section digital installation that mimics the outside sky

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.

LEDs accentuate the architecture at a renovated public library


In renovating and expanding the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, Ill., design architect Product Architecture + Design drew influences from the hospitality industry to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

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.

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

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

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.

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 Begins at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Food Pantry

The Korte Company

The Korte Company has begun work to renovate and expand the kitchen and food pantry on the campus of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. The renovations will help grow the Hands of Hope Community Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels programs.

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.

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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.