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Consolidated Construction Company is being recognized for having produced one of Wisconsin’s most impressive and unique construction projects in 2020. The Midwest Refrigerated Services Target Building Adaptive Reuse Project in Milwaukee received a Gold Projects of Distinction Award from Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin for construction excellence. The projects receiving ABC honors were...
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Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin has recognized Consolidated Construction Co. Inc., a full-service design/build firm in Appleton, with a Silver Projects of Distinction Award for construction excellence for The View at Johnson Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care Community project. The projects receiving ABC honors were judged in a rigorous process by a...
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An early stage estimate of the project cost differs from a construction budget, as it relies on the contractor’s past experience, and involves some art and some science. It allows the Owner an opportunity to organize funding sources and plan actual expenditures in advance. When information and plans may not be complete, the estimator must...
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Snow, blustery conditions, and extreme cold are all harsh realities of living in northern states. When it comes to construction, the term “winter conditions” takes on a whole new meaning. In construction, “winter conditions” refers to specific budget line items added to accommodate increased fuel, material, and labor expenses related to activities during the coldest...
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Are you thinking about a new construction project, but concerned it will take too long to build? If “speed to market” is a primary concern, partnering with the right design-build contractor is the best way to make your project a reality. Design-build is a construction delivery method in which the Owner, architect, and general contractor...
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Spring and summer are peak seasons in the construction industry for good reason: The weather is generally nice, so you don’t have to worry about construction delays or added costs due to winter conditions. The same can’t be said for winter projects, especially in the Midwest, where weather can negatively impact construction progress. There are...
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Starting a new construction project is an exciting time! Whether you are launching a new venture, adding on to a site because your company is growing, or renovating an existing structure to better serve your needs, a solid safety plan needs to be an integral part of your efforts. Job site safety is paramount to...
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Hotel experts know how to attract guests, engage the senses, and deliver great guest experiences. It’s no accident that senior and assisted living providers who offer excellent care in an environment that’s inspiring and cost-effective, tend to outperform other communities. Here are 10 lessons we learned from the Hospitality industry that can help you out-market...
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United Public School District serves the towns Des Lacs and Burlington, which have seen steady growth as desirable living areas for many working in and around Minot, the Minot Air Force Base and the Bakken Region oil fields. As a result, student census numbers climbed 18% from 2008 to 2017, a trend the District deemed...
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Consolidated Construction MRS Adaptive Reuse Project Honored with Gold “Projects of Distinction” Construction Excellence Award from ABC
April 5, 2021
Consolidated Construction Johnson Creek Senior Living Project Honored with Silver “Projects of Distinction” Construction Excellence Awards from ABC
April 5, 2021
Can you describe what goes into creating an initial estimate for a construction project?
March 1, 2021
Avoid Excessive Costs by Planning for “Winter Conditions”
August 31, 2020
If Speed to Market Important, Think Design-Build Construction!
August 5, 2020
Why should I start planning my Spring building project now, and what goes into creating an initial cost estimate?
June 26, 2020
Why Should Contractor Safety be Important to a Project Owner?
April 28, 2020
10 Things We Learned from the Hospitality Industry that apply to Senior Living Facilities
November 14, 2019
Working with Communities to Identify Needs and Build Cost-Effective Educational Solutions
October 15, 2019
How Interior Branding Can Benefit Your Business
September 19, 2019
Understand Soil Conditions Before You Build
April 29, 2019

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