Posted on 9/5/2018 By Shingobee
As online shopping continues to become the focal point of consumers across the U.S., big-box retailers are struggling with the economic impact. In 2018 alone, 15 corporations that were once staples in the retail industry are facing the threat of closure. Large big-box chains such as Sears, Toys”R”Us, and JC Penney are struggling in the face of the changes in consumers’ shopping habits.
Posted on 7/27/2018 By Shingobee
The Gardner School of Edina is a Top Project of 2017
Shingobee is pleased to announce that The Gardner School in Edina, MN, has been named one of 2017’s Top Projects by Finance & Commerce. Shingobee provided a complete renovation of an aging industrial building that had been sparsely occupied for the last ten years. The renovation and conversion to a handsome, contemporary preschool/childcare center revived the building and significantly improved its appearance in an office/industrial area of Edina.
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 2/6/2018 By Shingobee
Senior communities have begun to respond to consumers’ higher expectations with more services, greater amenities, healthier lifestyle programs, and “resident-centered” care. One area that has lagged in this process is the modernization of facility environments to support the emerging hospitality model and the application of new concepts that can actually enhance the residents’ experience, support health and healing, and increase a community’s appeal and competitiveness.
Posted on 1/31/2018 By Shingobee
Municipalities and private developers in many locations are considering creation of community-based senior living facilities, comprised of independent living, assisted living, memory care, and/or skilled nursing care. With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the demographics are smiling on the senior housing market segment.
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.
Posted on 11/6/2017 By Shingobee
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.