Advantages of Building with Steel (Instead of Other Construction Materials)

Advantages of Building with Steel

Steel may not be your go-to material for a residential or office building. But, because of all the advantages of building with steel, it should be. While many of us believe that steel is a material best reserved for garages or large agricultural buildings, there are clear advantages it presents. Steel can make an attractive […]

Changing Scope or Timeframe in the Middle of a Construction Project

Changing Scope or timeframe

Unforeseen project complexity, a variation in the construction project’s design, inaccurate estimates: as much as the most experienced project managers plan out a construction project; there are always events that happen that necessitate changing the scope or timeframe. Whether your project is a victim of scope creep or you’ve just been thrown off the scope, […]

There’s New Industrial Construction Happening in Georgia—And Here’s Why

New Industrial Construction

Atlanta, GA, is experiencing record low vacancy rates. Over the first three months of 2021, the increases in occupancy were high enough for the industrial market in Atlanta to be the first in the nation for total space absorbed. The overall vacancy for the industrial market was as low as 5.4% earlier this year. As […]

7 Surprising Ways your Georgia Steel Building Project can be Thrown Off Scope

steel building project

“You know what would be cool?”  These six words can signal the insidious onset of scope creep, a condition that causes project managers and general contractors alike considerable pain and suffering.  Scope refers to the initial agreed-upon and documented work plan for a specific project. The scope includes the key deliverables of the finished project, […]

The Things You Need to Consider When Plumbing and Wiring a New Metal Building

plumbing and wiring a new metal building

Metal buildings have their own share of benefits; they’re durable, feature easy and quick assembly, and are both cost- and energy-efficient. When it’s time to add plumbing or wiring to their infrastructure, however, there are several factors that you’ll want to keep in mind to ensure that you complete your project successfully.  Investing in wiring […]

The Difference Between Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build (And Why It Matters)

design-build and design-bid-build

When it’s time to start your building project, the key members of your project team – your designer and your builder – can perform their parts of the process in a couple of different ways: Together or separately. So, what is the difference between design-build and design-bid-build? Traditionally, the designer and builder are two separate […]

Our Go-To Secrets for Keeping Construction Projects Simple and Manageable

Keeping Construction Projects Simple

When you’re starting a construction project, your mission—should you accept it—is simple. Make sure that nothing happens to make this project creep (or explode) out of its planned scope. It can take a lot of effort to keep your project under your control. Striving for simplicity and manageability in every step of your project will […]

What You Need to Know About Designing and Building a Steel Workshop or Shed

Building a Steel Workshop or Shed

As you start putting together a plan for building a steel workshop or shed, you’ll quickly find that you need to consider a lot of information prior to breaking ground. Let’s talk about how to build the best steel structure for the most economical price—and on the most optimal timeline. Design and Build 101: Steel […]

How Can Contractors and Builders Test to See Whether Your Structure Is Safe?

test building for safety

Prior to initiating any Georgia building project, contractors and builders need to apply for permits and make sure that their plans meet all Georgia codes and standards for new buildings. It’s a lot of paperwork—but it’s worth it. Why? Georgia is home to a wide array of natural disasters. The strong conditions that occur during […]