Posted on 4/13/2022 By Shingobee
Shingobee receives national recognition for the reconstruction of the Holiday Stationstore (Hiawatha location) in Minneapolis, MN. This honor represents the 10th award that Shingobee has earned from the the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Annual National Excellence in Construction Awards.
Posted on 11/13/2018 By Shingobee
Shingobee Builders and its CEO, Nancy Samson, were both honored at the Annual Meeting of Associated Builders and Contractors MN/ND Chapter, held on Thursday, November 8. The event is held annually to elect new members of the Board of Directors and to present Chapter awards.
Posted on 6/26/2018 By Shingobee
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.
Posted on 6/12/2018 By Shingobee
Shingobee Builders will be attending CENEXPO 2018, which takes place Monday, June 18 through Tuesday, June 19 at the Denny Sanford Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The convention is a free, two-day educational and networking event. Cenex, the retail brand of CHS, Inc., offers more than 1,400 locations across 19 states.
Posted on 5/21/2018 By Shingobee
Geothermal heating and cooling systems can be a smart option for heating and cooling your commercial facility. It uses the earth as a heat source (in the winter) or a heat sink (in the summer). The design takes advantage of the moderate temperatures in the ground to boost efficiency and reduce the operational costs of heating and cooling systems, and may be combined with solar heating to form a geo-solar system with even greater efficiency. The reduced environmental impact of a geothermal heating and cooling system lends itself well to energy conservation when designing systems for large facilities. The following are some reasons why these systems are a smarter option for your heating and cooling needs.
Posted on 5/14/2018 By Shingobee
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.
Posted on 4/2/2018 By Shingobee
Shingobee Builders is pleased to announce we will be attending the Minnesota Credit Union Network Annual Conference again this year. The event will be held April 4th through April 6th, 2018, at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Attendees include hundreds of exhibitors, credit union professionals, and CEOs as the event offers opportunity for growth and development in the financial market.
Posted on 3/26/2018 By Shingobee
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.
Posted on 1/17/2018 By Shingobee
Minnesota’s harsh winters cause slow-downs in its construction industry – for everything from roads to commercial buildings. Many owners choose to delay a construction start until spring to save costs of dealing with temporary heat and other challenges related to winter construction.
Posted on 1/15/2018 By Shingobee
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.