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5 Inconspicuous Factors That Can Influence the Cost of a Construction Project

You’re a project owner. You’ve considered all the key cost factors for your prospective commercial project, including building size and material costs. You’ve done research on other projects and buildings similar to yours and think you have a good idea of the cost of your commercial project.
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Metal Roofs: Aren’t They All the Same?

A.C.E. Building Service has been constructing pre-engineered metal buildings and roof systems for over 60 years and has been a proud Butler Builder for 50 of those years.
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Why Getting 3 Bids Is The Worst Thing You Could Do For Your Commercial Construction Project

I was recently invited to meet with a prospect who is looking for a build-out of a commercial space in Northeast Wisconsin. When I arrived, the owner was meeting with another commercial construction contractor who had also been invited to do a walk-through and discuss the impending project. I soon found out another contractor would be walking in my same footsteps just a couple of hours later. The owner was doing what he thought was best—getting three bids for his commercial construction project. This has been a standard practice for decades among owners who feel that, in order to get the best deal on their construction project, they should create competition among contractors. They believe this will allow them to leverage the three bids to their advantage. Here is why getting three bids is the worst thing you could do:
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10 Crucial Steps To Planning Your Manufacturing Plant's Construction

Constructing a new manufacturing plant or expanding your current facility can be an exciting and sometimes frustrating process. There are plenty of challenges that can arise along the way, so it’s a good idea to be as prepared as possible. It is helpful to have a fairly good understanding of the different steps required to plan and manage your construction project—steps that lead up to you being handed the keys and the O&M manuals.
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Is It Time To Renovate Your Commercial Building? 5 Key Indicators

It may be tempting to put off a renovation or expansion project due to the cost, effort, and inconvenience it may cause. However, delaying a much-needed update to your commercial building can be holding your business back and limiting potential revenue, customers, or quality employees.
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How to Effectively Plan Your Construction Project Timeline

It’s common for people outside the construction industry to see a building being constructed and not understand how much planning goes into that project before the first shovel breaks the ground.
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Top 3 Benefits of the Design-Build Process

The design-build method is a growing trend in the construction industry due to its cost and time-saving benefits. Unlike the traditional design-bid-build method, in which a project owner must manage two separate contracts between the designer and contractor, design-build promotes a collaborative environment where all key project players work under one team and contract to achieve the same goal—the project’s overall success.
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3 Hints for Planning A Construction Project With A Stressed Supply Chain

It’s no secret the global pandemic wreaked havoc on supply chains across all industries. While the supply chain is still very much in disarray, it appears as though things are beginning to stabilize in the construction industry. However, new global events and constraints could easily send things spiraling once again, so it’s important to stay prepared if you are considering a new construction project.This blog offers three ways you can adapt to current and potential construction supply chain shortages, as well as how to plan a construction project that sets you up for success.
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5 Enhancements You Should Consider for Your Manufacturing Facility

Scheduling a walk-through of your facility is an excellent opportunity to help identify improvement opportunities as well as potential risks and hazards. This blog highlights five key ways manufacturers can enhance their facilities to save time and money while also improving employee recruitment, retention, and safety.
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Office Buildout Planning Tips for Manufacturing Facilities

How can an office buildout be critical to your company's success? One of the ways that manufacturers can ensure continued growth is to be flexible. That flexibility can manifest in many different ways, including changing what you produce, how you produce it, or how much you produce. Many of those changes will result in staffing changes that will require you to increase your available office space.
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