5 Technology Tips for a Construction Manager

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If you are considering or close to hiring a general contractor or a construction manager for your next commercial project, ask what types of technology they are using that benefits you as a real estate investor, stakeholder or commercial broker. Whether it is a retail, industrial, hospitality, healthcare or an office construction project, there are tools available to general contractors to make their jobs more efficient and to benefit all project team members.
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Modern Solutions for Office Construction in Kansas City

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The continued demand for ground up construction and office construction in Kansas City and nationwide, coupled with skilled labor shortages, is creating a need for innovative solutions.
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Ground Up Construction in Kansas City

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Kansas City is in a construction boom. Both residential new homes as well ground up commercial construction are way up. In fact, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, Kansas City ranks 15th in the nation for money spent on commercial buildings and multifamily housing construction. This was a 40% increase between 2015 and 2016. It does not include commercial renovations. With exponential growth comes problems including quality of work, access to materials and a shortage of skilled labor.
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Commercial Renovations in Kansas City

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Thinking Outside the Box With Shipping Containers By Scott Hamele, DBIA President and founder, Construction DesignWorks, LLC Construction DesignWorks, LLC thinks it’s time for commercial renovations in Kansas City to become bold and think outside the box. Literally! A trend often seen in Europe has begun using shipping containers in their commercial offices, retail and […]
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Penn Station East Coast Subs Olathe Opening

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New Sub Sandwich Shop Olathe, Kansas – Construction DesignWorks is proud to announce the grand opening of the newest Penn Station East Coast Subs in the KC metro area. This is the 2nd time Jim & Aileen Wilkins have hired CDW to construct one of their Sub Sandwich Shops. The 1st location was in South Overland […]
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Stags Creek Project Announcement

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We are proud to announce that Construction DesignWorks, LLC has been chosen as the General Contractor for the new 3-story, 34,557sf Stags Creek commercial office building, to be located in Shawnee, KS. This is the 3rd time owner Kevin Tubbesing has chosen Construction DesignWorks as his General Contractor. With an innovative design by Tevis Architecture […]
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State-of-the-Art Interior Design Build

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Commercial rental rates have increased nationwide. Offices have gotten smaller. The trends have been more of an “open office space” with minimal private offices. As a result of all of these factors, the use of glass has been a more prevalent design element. State-of-the-art interior design build projects have begun to utilize switchable privacy glass. Switchable privacy or LCD glass is also known as Smart Glass, Intelligent Glass, or electric glass. It is a phenomenal product that can instantly change glass from clear to an opaque. It is as easy as flipping a switch to change a conference room from an open to a private and secure room.
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3 Tips for Project Management

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Construction DesignWorks Chooses the Right Subcontractors By Scott Hamele, DBIA President and founder, Construction DesignWorks, LLC There are thousands of articles and books written about project management in construction. However, I seldom see much of anything mentioned about choosing the right subcontractors. The construction project could be ground up, tenant finish or even retail renovations; […]
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The Hazards of Retail Renovation in Kansas City

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Tread carefully when considering your retail renovation in Kansas City and across the nation. The simple assumptions you may make could cost you thousands of dollars.
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D-BAT Baseball Training Facility Comes to Kansas City Area

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Construction DesignWorks provides Design-Build Services By Scott Hamele, DBIA   President and founder, Construction DesignWorks, LLC Local D-BAT franchise owner Curt Lowry is pleased to open his 1st local franchise in the Kansas City area, which is a state of the art baseball and softball training facility. Curt was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the […]
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