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Lady Luck Estates holds Grand Opening Ceremony

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) held a grand opening ceremony on July 20 to showcase completion of the first construction phase of Lady Luck Estates. This 28-unit townhome development will provide quality, affordable housing for hardworking families in Hinckley, Minnesota.

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Unique Concrete Admixture Used by Shingobee to Achieve Project Schedule

Shingobee Builders is wrapping up construction of the first Minnesota location of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, located at the Woodbury Lakes retail center in Woodbury, MN. The 43,392 square foot building offered a unique set of challenges in maintaining the construction schedule. Our team employed outside-the-box thinking to complete the project.

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7 Subcontractor Qualifications You Should Look For

One of the critical functions that a General Contractor provides is contracting and managing the many subcontractors that are required for a commercial construction project. When your General Contractor hires subcontractors for your project, she/he puts your business’ reputation on the line. Experienced subcontractors are important for the performance of the tasks within your project. Shingobee Builders vets their subcontractors thoroughly. Here are seven of the qualifications we look for in a subcontractor.

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The Benefits of Hiring a General Contractor/Construction Manager During the Design Phase

There are various contractual arrangements that can be utilized to hire a general contractor (GC) or construction manager (CM) for your commercial construction project. Regardless of the type of contract, it is wise to bring the GC or CM on board your team during the pre-construction phase to collaborate with your architecture and engineering professionals as they complete the design.

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Alamo Drafthouse Construction Progress | Time Lapse

Shingobee Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce that we are working with 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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Growing Your Business? Build, Remodel, or Expand?

If your business is successful, it will grow. Growth leads to corporate expansion, and expansion could mean future construction of your business property. The question is what action you should take in each phase of your growth. Should you build new and relocate, should you remodel the current property you have, or should you expand your current property? Below we explore the benefits of each option and when the appropriate time is to consider each.

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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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Tribal Justice Center Progress Photos

Shingobee has been providing construction services since May of 2015 on a new Tribal courts and police facility for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, in Cass Lake, MN. A great amount of progress on construction has been made in recent months, nearing completion of the building exterior and much of the interior finish work.

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