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, it presents clear advantages. Steel can make an attractive building—and an […]

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, […]

Here’s Why Steel is So Useful for Industrial Construction

Steel is So Useful

Steel is so useful and ubiquitous in the construction industry. Many even call it the most widely-used metal for construction. That’s not steel’s only achievement; it’s also the most recycled material on the planet. It’s cost-effective, eco-friendly, durable, and versatile. When you’re getting ready to launch an industrial construction project focused on building a factory, […]

Looking Up: What We Can Learn from Awe-Inspiring Steel Buildings

Awe-Inspiring Steel Buildings

Steel is sleek, strong, and sensible; it’s practical and present in various buildings. Steel can be simple. It can be utilitarian. Also, it often provides support for massive structures like awe-inspiring steel buildings. Even with its ubiquity and versatility, many forget that steel is often beautiful. In addition to being functional, it can be awe-inspiring. […]

Georgia’s Building Codes 101: The Key Things to Know

Georgia’s Building Codes

If you’re starting a building project in Georgia (or anywhere else in America), you know one thing for sure: You must ensure that your building is up to code, or you could be in big trouble before you know it. Whether you plan an installation slightly in the wrong place or don’t include enough windows […]

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 a […]

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, which causes considerable pain and suffering for project managers and general contractors.  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 general […]

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 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 and […]

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 […]