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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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Labor Shortages Continue Throughout 2019: Construction Trends Part 1

It should come as no surprise to anyone that labor shortages, especially shortages of skilled labor in construction, continue to be a challenge. As with other industries, the construction industry has seen significant challenges in recruiting and retaining talent.

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2019's ALDI Construction Boom Progress & News

ALDI’s on the rise in Minnesota, and here at Shingobee, we’re happy to be a part of it!

 

You may have seen a lot of news here lately about our work on different ALDI projects. We posted an update this past spring about the ALDI project boom and our upcoming work on seven new or remodeled stores, and there has been a lot accomplished in the few months since then.

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Construction Season 2019 Kicks Off with Projects Galore

Construction happens year-round, but as with just about everything that happens outdoors in Minnesota, there’s a busy season in the summertime. This year, we’re heading into our busy season with a ton of new projects going on!

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Shingobee's 2019 ALDI Boom

Shingobee has provided construction services for eight ALDI grocery stores to date, both new construction and remodels. In 2019, we’ve been contracted for seven additional stores! That’s almost doubling the number we’ve worked on in only one year.

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Tour the National Award Winning Four Winds School

On March 27, 2019, Shingobee Builders was honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as an Eagle Winner, the highest award in ABC’s National Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for our work on Four Winds Alternative & Career Technology Education High School in Fort Totten, North Dakota. 

 

The school is a Net Zero Energy Building, which means it produces as much energy as it uses. It has multiple innovative sustainable construction features. Check them out in our tour below!

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Shingobee Earns Top National Awards for Four Winds School Construction

Shingobee Builders has been honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as an Eagle Winner, the highest award in ABC’s National Excellence in Construction Awards competition, for our work on Four Winds Alternative & Career Technology Education High School in Fort Totten, North Dakota.

 

The project also received a special recognition, a Greener Tomorrow Award, for its utilization of sustainability best practices. Shingobee Vice President Tony Godlewski and Superintendent Eric George received the awards March 27, 2019, during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration in Long Beach, California.

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