State-of-the-Art Interior Design Build

Posted on : by Scott Hamele

Construction DesignWorks interior design build

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

Posted on : by Scott Hamele

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

Posted on : by Scott Hamele

retail renovation in Kansas city

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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Design and Building Contractors Excited About East Brookside Resurgence in KCMO

Posted on : by Scott Hamele

For the area east of the Brookside Business District resurgence has been a long time coming, for both residences and small businesses that flank the north and south side of 63rd Street. It has created excitement for real estate investors, design and build contractors as well as construction contractors in Kansas City.
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3 Generations of Entrepreneurs

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Is there such a thing as a Risk-Taking Gene? By Scott Hamele, DBIA   President and founder, Construction DesignWorks, LLC   Do people have entrepreneurial genes? I’ve often wondered if the seed to own my own business came from my father, and his seed from his father. I am sure some of my inspiration to run […]
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Construction Contractors in Kansas City Offer Naked Ceilings

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Construction contractors in Kansas City, Construction DesignWorks

As a construction contractor in Kansas City, there isn’t a week that goes by that I don’t have the discussion with a client or commercial broker about the local costs associated with a naked ceiling
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SouthLaw P.C.- Project Spotlight

Posted on : by Scott Hamele

30,000 sf Law Firm Construction Project SouthLaw P.C. opened their new 30,000 sf headquarters in south Overland Park this spring. Block Real Estate Services hired Construction DesignWorks, LLC to be their General Contractor for this complete demo and remodel. The project included private offices, multiple conference rooms, cafe and open office areas. The IT Room included a […]
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Simplify Your Commercial Renovation Project

Posted on : by Kelley Rudolph

Sometimes simpler is better. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a company that was the primary point of contact for the entire commercial renovation process that helps write the story of a successful business?
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Turning Failure into the Genesis of an Idea

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Construction PLUS

The Rollout of Construction PLUS In the late 90’s my company had the opportunity to provide structural framing services for a commercial construction project in the Kansas City area. It turns out the project was being built for a friend of mine named Bob. Bob talked his wife into investing their life savings into buying the […]
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