How to Reduce Costs When Working with Construction Professionals

As commercial and residential construction experts in Pennsylvania, we understand what drives the high cost in construction projects. With years of experience under our tool belts, we’ve found the best ways to reduce costs when working with construction professionals-be clear, be helpful, and don’t delay. Here’s how these strategies can help reduce costs when working with construction professionals.

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5 Key Differences Between Commercial and Residencial Construction

When you’re in the construction industry, it can be hard to tell the difference between commercial and residential construction. The two types of building work are often lumped together under one umbrella term: “construction,” but they are incredibly different from each other. Both types of buildings have their own unique set of challenges and requirements when it comes to design and building materials. These differences can especially impact how each type of structure is built, how much it costs, and who is best suited to do the work.

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5 Tips for Sticking to your Construction Schedule

One of the keys to a successful construction project is having a solid schedule. Staying on schedule is the best way to ensure your project goes smoothly! In Souder Brothers’ experience, we have identified five tips for sticking to your construction schedule. Read on to learn how to maintain an exceptional level of organization with your team.

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The Importance of the Design Phase During Pre-Construction

As a project owner or developer, you know how important it is to start your project on the right foot. From the initial planning stages through completion, every aspect of a building’s lifecycle plays a role in its ultimate success. In this post, we’ll take an in-depth look at the importance of the design phase during pre-construction and how it impacts your overall building process.

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Why You Should Choose a Local Commercial General Contractor

If you’re looking for the best commercial general contractor (CGC), then you have many options. However, not all CGCs are created equal. Some CGCs are more experienced and skilled than others, and some have built up a reputation as trustworthy professionals who do quality work at reasonable prices. If you want to ensure that your next project goes smoothly and is completed on time with minimal problems afterward, consider hiring a local CGC instead of one that’s farther away from where your business is located. Here are five reasons why:

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The Key to Building a Successful Body Shop and Auto Dealership

As a business owner, you know that building a successful body shop or auto dealership requires careful planning. Whether you’re starting from scratch or adding to an existing operation, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind:

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The 2023 Construction Market: What to Expect for Your Commercial Property

Construction is a cyclical industry, so when it’s strong, it’s strong. When it’s weak, well…you get the picture. But right now, construction is in a boom period that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. That means 2023 construction will be exciting and full of new technology—but it may also be a bit chaotic for those who aren’t prepared. So, let’s take a look at the 2023 construction market, and what you can expect for your commercial property.

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The Supply Chain: How Commercial Construction Adapted

The supply chain is a vital part of the construction industry. It involves all the aspects related to getting materials and supplies for a project, which can be complicated and lengthy with multiple players involved. In fact, there are more than 100 million workers in the U.S. alone who work directly in or indirectly through supply chains, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This blog will discuss how COVID-19 affected this crucial aspect of commercial construction projects—and how commercial construction adapted as a result.

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3 Design Tactics We Use to Bring Your Design into the 21st Century

Interior designs of commercial construction projects have changed a lot to reflect the needs of the 21st Century. Today’s designs gravitate towards collaboration and ease of access. You should consider adopting these three design tactics to transport your next commercial construction project to the 21st Century.

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7 Common Types of Commercial Construction Projects

While residential construction continues to falter because of the economic downturn, nonresidential commercial construction projects continue to chug along nicely.

That’s thanks to a ballooning backlog of projects, with the ABC Construction Backlog Indicator showing an 8.7-month backlog as of August 2022.

These are the most common commercial construction projects you will likely tackle, so keep reading to familiarize yourself with their unique needs and nuances.

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