Construction and General Contracting News


CONSTRUCTION AND GENERAL CONTRACTING NEWS:

So much is going on in construction and general contracting! As a leading south metro MN general contractor, our team thought it would be helpful to our readers to share some of the latest articles we have been following in the world of commercial construction. 

If you are a business owner and interested in real estate, development, commercial buildings, construction or the building process including project management, you have come to the right place!

In this article we will share some of our recent favorite articles related to property solutions, featuring building and construction.

ISNetworld: APPRO Receives a Grade of “A”!

ISNetworld Contractor Grading System used by International Food Manufacturer to Grade APPRO Development, Inc.’s Construction Safety Program and Insurance Compliance

ISNetworld “brings together Hiring Clients and contractors, creating safer work environments and lasting partnerships” according to the ISNetworld website page. “APPRO became a member of ISNetworld, after an international food manufacturing client requested we use ISNetworld to provide them with access to our safety and insurance information. As a result, we are very proud to have earned a grade of ‘A’,” according to Kathy Morse, Vice President for APPRO Development.

Construction Lending - Good News!

Construction Lending is Booming and that is Good News for us all!

"Construction Lending Booming Again" was an article recently published on GlobeStreet.com by Jennifer LeClaire.

ISNetworld: APPRO Receives a Grade of “A”!

ISNetworld Contractor Grading System used by International Food Manufacturer to Grade APPRO Development, Inc.’s Construction Safety Program and Insurance Compliance

ISNetworld “brings together Hiring Clients and contractors, creating safer work environments and lasting partnerships” according to the ISNetworld website page. “APPRO became a member of ISNetworld, after an international food manufacturing client requested we use ISNetworld to provide them with access to our safety and insurance information. As a result, we are very proud to have earned a grade of ‘A’,” according to Kathy Morse, Vice President for APPRO Development.

Manufacturing Construction Updates

Manufacturing Construction Updates: A Current Perspective on U.S. Manufacturing & Industrial Facilities

“Manufacturing is coming back to the U.S., both in terms of jobs and demand for industrial facilities,” according to Robert Carr, in his recent article, “Manufacturing Sector Benefits from Hi-Tech Efficiency” in the National Real Estate Investor (NREI). This is an insightful article for both the manufacturing industry and for our organizations – APPRO Development, Inc. and CERRON Commercial Properties, LLC, as a commercial building services providers to the manufacturing industry. Some of Carr’s key points are:

US Contractors Predict Stability & Growth

US Contractors - 2014 Update

US Contractors predict stability and growth, according to Daily Commercial News, on January 27, 2014, “Contractors are more optimistic about 2014 than they have been in a long time,” said Stephen E. Sandherr, the association’s chief executive officer.

Industrial Production Facility Construction Nears Completion: Mankato, MN

Imperial Plastics Industrial Production Facility Construction Nears Completion in Mankato, MN

The newest industrial production facility construction by APPRO Development, Inc. is nearing completion. A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) has been issued on the Imperial Plastics Mankato project (click link to see more project photos). Owner furnished equipment installation (e.g. process piping, racking and cranes) is well under way and the final interior finishes are being installed which include: carpet, paint, and ceramic tile, to name a few.

What to Look for in Investment Properties

Want to know what to look for in investment properties? This is a great place to start.

Love Real Estate? Thinking about getting into Investment Properties?

Warehouse Building Considerations: Midwest Review

Warehouse Building Considerations - What you should know before you buy, build or remodel

Warehouse building considerations have been a topic of discussion of late, as one of the building types APPRO/CERRON is frequently contacted about for real estate and construction projects happens to be warehouse projects. There have been some great deals on warehouses in the last few years, and a potential buyer is often posed with the dilemma of whether it makes the most sense to buy an existing building and spend the money to renovate it to his or her company’s individual needs, or design and build a warehouse custom built to those needs.

Secrets, secrets are no fun… Changes to LEED v4

Changes to LEED v4 - APPRO Architect Casie Radford Discusses Recent LEED Activity

    
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