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Shingobee Receives Excellence in Construction Award for Holiday Stationstore Reconstruction

Shingobee has been honored with an Eagle Award in Associated Builders and Contractors' Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for construction of the Holiday Stationstore #332 (Hiawatha Reconstruction) in Minneapolis, MN.

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Ask the Expert: Concrete Protection Tips for Winter

Concrete can sustain damage as seasons change and temperatures begin to fluctuate. What to do - and NOT do - to maintain your concrete surfaces in winter.

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Ask the Expert: Everything Changes -- Why Would Drive-Thru Restaurants Be Any Different?

The look, feel and functionality of drive-thru restaurants has undergone a renaissance as owners continue to innovate to meet market conditions and demands.

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ASK THE EXPERT: ARE MODULAR BUILDINGS THE EFFICIENT CONSTRUCTION METHOD OF THE FUTURE?

Modular buildings are an alternative construction method that can save time, money, and be more energy efficient.

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Ask the Expert: The Evolution of Building Materials

Construction building materials have been around for a very long time. So how have construction materials evolved, and where are they trending to?

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Ask the Expert: Construction Labor Shortages - Developing the Workforce of Tomorrow

Construction labor shortages have been attributed to many factors, including the financial crisis of 2008, the retirement of the baby boom generation, and millennials that are entering the workforce.

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Shingobee Receives Excellence in Construction Award for Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Shingobee Builders has been honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Minnesota/North Dakota chapter with a Pyramid Award in ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for Shingobee’s work on the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Woodbury, MN.

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Ask the Expert: Cold Weather Construction

We do continue to build through the winter months. It presents challenges, but we can usually find a way to keep the project moving forward. Believe it or not, we are thinking about cold weather construction when projects start in the summer months.

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Sustainable Construction Becomes More Commonplace in 2019: Construction Trends Part 3

More and more construction projects are incorporating green/sustainable technology. Projects designed to be more environmentally responsible, sustainable, and resource-efficient are becoming more commonplace.

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Construction Costs & Economy Report: Construction Trends Part 2

The following article has been modified from Elliot Christensen's "Trends in Construction 2019" article printed in the Minnesota Shopping Center Association's State of Retail Report in their Fall 2019 issue. Overall, raw material costs have been somewhat stable this year compared to last year’s extreme volatility caused by the threat of tariffs.

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