A Unique Project

Its not every day we get to build a bridge, but with the large sites we get into, it isn’t uncommon to have something like this as part of our infrastructure package. This one was very cool and not without its challenges, but thanks to our team with Kristen Miller at the lead it all went very… -Read More



Purpose – the meaning of life… and a company

In Douglas Adam’s book, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, it took the supercomputer, Deep Thought 7.5 million years to come up with the Ultimate Answer to Life, The Universe, and Everything. Hopefully, when we start an organization, it doesn’t take us that long, especially when the answer is as simple as 42. From the… -Read More



Mental Health

A sobering article here. Let’s de-stigmatize mental illness and have some empathy. May is mental health month, but is it soon enough? Why not implement tools today and do everthing in your power to help your workers and each other through these tough times. Also, it’s not just construction – Obviously “Construction’s Silent Epidemic: Mental… -Read More



Warm Up & Stretch

Would you start a marathon without warming up first? How about going to the gym and lifting your max weights on the first set? Construction workers and those in many industries are doing the equivalent of a marathon every day. Lifting weights, up and down ladders, working in and out of plane positions and doing… -Read More



Bring Apples and Pears – No Donuts

Let’s talk about the diet of construction workers. From safety meeting donuts to sugary and highly caffeinated drinks to fast food there is an epidemic of poor nutrition in the construction industry. It’s time to wake up and realize that we are an industry fraught with diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and a myriad other diseases.… -Read More



Insider’s Look: The New Price of Lumber

The news is reporting in that the price of a lumber package for a single-family home has increased by an average of $36,000 per home. This increase reflects one that the market has never seen before and hopefully will never see again. But the truth is that this issue of lumber prices is a narrow… -Read More

Timber Framed Roof



Construction Costs and Budgeting

In today’s ever changing building & energy codes, availability of cutting edge materials and escalating labor costs, how do you control the cost of construction? How do you ensure that the design path is in-line with your budget and comfort zone? To ensure a project’s feasibility, an experienced and reputable General Contractor (GC) can play… -Read More



Apartment Renovations and ROI

In today’s market, many apartment complex owners must compete for tenants by offering the amenities and luxuries that their market place dictates and those that the clients expect to see. The investments made for renovations and creature comforts can vary drastically based what part of the country the real estate is located & what the… -Read More