6 Reasons to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

6 Reasons to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

While investing in commercial real estate can seem intimidating, it is usually an excellent investment with attractive yields. Overall, real estate investments are used to generate profit and income for the investor. If you’re new to commercial real estate, let’s cover some of the basics. What is commercial property? Commercial real estate...

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An Outside Architect’s Observations on Design-Build

Bobbitt article published in the Carolina Fire-Rescue-EMS Journal Josh Boltinhouse once worked on projects as an outside architect. Now, as a principal architect for Bobbitt A&E, he understands the multiple benefits of bringing in the general contractor early on. With the architect and contractor working together from the beginning, they are...

5 Trends in Wellness Design

5 Trends in Wellness Design

The term “wellness” no longer means “not sick” as it did 50 years ago. With the rise of high-end fitness boutiques, stylish athletic wear, health food stores and smoothie and juice shops, wellness is no longer a trend but a booming industry that is now making its way into interior...

How to Prepare Your Station for Winter

How to Prepare Your Station for Winter

You may read the title of this article and laugh at the thought of winter in the Carolinas – especially when it’s the mid-fall and still 86 degrees outside! However, the Carolinas are not immune to winter weather as evidenced by the multiple snowstorms that hit in the last few...

Understanding the Estimating Phases of Your Construction Project

Understanding the Estimating Phases of Your Construction Project

Whether you’re building new or renovating an existing location, understanding how budgeting works during the planning phases of your project is extremely important. Given the unforeseen hiccups that can occur, there is no way to be 100% prepared for a construction project,  but understanding the estimation phases can give you...

Case Studies: Innovative Ways to Transform Commercial Space

Case Studies: Innovative Ways to Transform Commercial Space

When contemplating a new facility for your company or organization, deciding between renovating your existing space or embarking on new construction is a big decision. It’s important to go into the evaluation with a defined set of goals and parameters that need to be met by either renovating or building...

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The Future of Design: Green Building

Chances are you’ve heard the term “green building” in the construction industry in recent years. But what exactly is green building, and why does it matter? What is green building? While there are many definitions of green building throughout our industry, the underlying principles are the same: Minimal disturbance to...

Bobbitt Featured in Metal Construction News

Bobbitt is proud to be featured this month in the industry magazine Metal Construction News as a leader in design-build construction. This article takes a look at the design-build construction method, the efficiency and quality of metal building construction, and Bobbitt's approach and experience in these areas. Excerpts from the article: "In...

6 Trends for Modern Veterinary Facilities

6 Trends for Modern Veterinary Facilities

People love their pets, so it’s no surprise that veterinarians are offering a variety of ways to pamper your favorite canine or feline. The high demand for quality veterinary services and amenities means that vet practices can often earn as much revenue on ancillary services as they do for medical...

Summer Maintenance Tips

Summer Maintenance Tips for Commercial Buildings

The season for giving your commercial property a facelift has arrived! Summer is the perfect time for improvement projects and maintenance tasks that should be performed before fall arrives. As a commercial building owner, you have the opportunity to add years to your building by performing regular maintenance. Utilize the...