Construction remains one of the most hazardous industries in the United States. The latest data showed 4,764 fatal work injuries nationwide in 2020. The private construction industry had the highest fatalities, accounting for 1,008 deaths or 21.2 percent of the total. Commercial construction jobs entail working with heavy machinery, operating at heights and dealing with… Read More »
General Contractors vs. Construction Managers: Key Differences
In any construction project, several people are involved in carrying out the plans and overseeing the entire project. These include the owners of the property, the architect in charge of designs, the engineers who ensure its stability, and the various tradespeople and workers who perform everyday construction duties. However, two people stand out as the… Read More »
A Step-by-Step Approach to Building a Commercial Building
A commercial building is a significant real estate investment that can be very profitable. However, it requires an enormous investment of time and resources. Investors must confirm that it is the right move for them or their companies.
What is Light Commercial Construction?
Commercial construction has always been a unique segment in the construction industry. Most industry insiders know this, but some clients find it challenging to understand. Most clients become even more confused when the discussion turns to light construction versus heavy construction. Some make funny assumptions that can potentially derail an important conversation about a project.
Design-Build vs Design-Bid-Build Project Delivery Systems
The construction of the Eiffel Tower started in 1887 and ended in 1889, spanning just 22 months. This duration was a technical feat at the time of completion. Even at the present level of technological advancement, it would take full coordination to complete a project of that magnitude in just 22 months. The construction of… Read More »