You CAN Keep Building in Minnesota’s Winter Conditions

Through several techniques and new technologies, we’re able to continue construction projects through tough Minnesota winters.

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Growing Your Business? Build, Remodel, or Expand?

The time has come to take your business to the next level. Shingobee Builders can help you decide whether you should build, remodel, or expand your current facility.

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ABC / MNOSHA Cooperative Compliance Partnership Agreement: How it Helps You

Created in 1998, OSHA’s Strategic Partnership Program is an extensive, voluntary cooperative business partnership between OSHA and contractors. The partnership is designed to help companies recognize hazards on the construction site and implement strategies to reduce the dangers of these risks. Together, both MNOSHA and the contractors can help business owners create safety and health management systems for their employees, customers/clients, and the public at large. The goal of these programs is to maintain OSHA compliance for all participants. Shingobee Builders proudly participate in the program for your benefit as a building owner.

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How to Use Cost Comparisons for Construction Projects

Before undergoing a construction project, it is important to estimate how much the materials and labor are going to cost during construction. During this process, we can utilize different models to come up with possible scenarios depending on how you approach the job. The estimation will include the total cost of the project based on various activities within each phase. While some expenses are fixed, others are contingent on different factors. We use four types of tools to estimate costs when budgeting a project:

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Shingobee to Construct Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Woodbury

Shingobee Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce we will be working with developer Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust for construction of the first Minnesota location of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, at the Woodbury Lakes retail center in Woodbury, MN.

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Onigum Community Center Wall Top-Out

Shingobee is constructing the new community center for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.  The walls are being constructed with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), a progressive, energy-efficient method. Concrete Inc. of St. Cloud, MN (Shingobee’s subcontractor) constructed the walls utilizing more than 50% local tribal labor. Shingobee and Concrete Inc. conducted training on ICF wall construction, OSHA regulations, and plan reading at the Leech Lake Tribal College earlier this year, to prepare and train local laborers for the construction of this facility.

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Shingobee Real Estate Adds Marvin Wensman as Development Manager

Shingobee Real Estate Company, LLC, has added Marvin Wensman as Development Manager to assist the regionally acclaimed construction and development firm grow its business segments in the Midwest region of the United States.

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Shingobee Selected to Develop City of Carver Property

The Carver MN City Council unanimously selected Shingobee Real Estate Company to redevelop a former bus garage property at its May meeting. Shingobee’s proposal is for construction of a 40-60 unit senior housing facility. See our post on shingobeerealestate.com for more information.

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Spirit Lake Nation celebrates Grand Opening of new Wellness Center

Tribal members of Spirit Lake Nation held a Grand Opening and Dedication of the Glen Walking Eagle Wellness Center on Friday, April 14, 2017. Shingobee provided construction of the Wellness Center as an expansion and renovation of the existing Recreation Center, in the Crow Hill District, Fort Totten, ND.

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Shingobee featured in Finance & Commerce article – Contractors navigate special issues at senior housing facilities

Shingobee Vice President Tony Godlewski was one of several interviewees quoted in a recent article by Dan Heilman for the Finance & Commerce publication. The article discussed the many challenges contractors face when providing renovations or expansions in existing facilities, and the extra planning and consideration required when those are senior housing facilities.

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