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The Growing Popularity of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

The popularity of pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMB) in commercial construction has continued to grow over the past decade. Because of the energy and cost efficiencies of PEMBs, building owners can expand faster and more cost-effectively than ever before. ...

Revisiting ‘Green Building’ for Fire Stations

Revisiting ‘Green Building’ for Fire Stations

Bobbitt article published in the Carolina Fire-Rescue-EMS Journal While "green building" may not be a new concept, the value of sustainability has become more of a focus in the construction industry over the past decade. Key considerations, such as preserving natural resources, improving the quality of life for building occupants and...

Safety is a Team Effort

Safety is a Team Effort

Regardless of what type of construction site you visit or what the project entails, there are always potential hazards to be found. Construction workers understand that it is part of the job; however, even a minor accident can result in extensive injury to workers or damage to property. Luckily, when business...

The Top Construction Trends for 2020

The Top Construction Trends for 2020

The new year is upon us, and with it comes a chance for innovation and change. Every year brings new building design and construction trends to watch for, and this year is no exception. Awareness of these advancements will ensure your building project is fresh and exciting, while also being...

2018 Project Delivery Performance Report

New Study: Design-Build Can Cut Project Delivery Time in Half

Twenty years ago, the Construction Industry Institute (CII) published a report titled “A Comparison of U.S. Project Delivery Systems.” This report evaluated the performance of design-bid-build (DBB), construction manager at risk (CMR) and design-build (DB) projects. The analysis revealed that design-build projects outperformed both construction manager at risk and design-bid-build...

Lease vs. Buy vs. Build: What’s the Best Option for my Business?

My business is growing, and I need more (or different) space. Should I lease, buy or build to keep pace with our facility needs? In an expanding economy, company CEOs and small business owners alike often find themselves asking this question. Start by exploring the advantages and disadvantages of each...

Designing and Building the Optimal Industrial Facility

Designing and Building the Optimal Industrial Facility

The design and construction of manufacturing facilities, warehouses and other industrial buildings requires know-how that not just any construction company possesses. Considerations such as height and clearance, indoor air quality and ventilation, specialty lighting, storage, slab design, shipping and receiving, employee safety and so much more all play vital roles...