Remodeling Projects

Get the Job: 3 Techniques for Bidding on a Construction Project Successfully

Given the resources invested in bidding on a construction project, your skill at choosing projects to pursue is a major factor in your success. A few simple techniques can help you identify and win the projects that will profit you most. Watch Your Labor Investment Bidding on a construction project is always a commitment of time …

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Implementing a Cost Management Plan in Your Next Build

With so many moving parts involved in every construction project, you’re almost guaranteed to see scope creep and cost overruns if you don’t maintain strict control. An effective cost management plan for construction projects helps you stay on budget and on schedule. What a CM Can Do for You A Configuration Management (CM) system gives …

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The Evolution of Cement Use in Construction

Cement is such a ubiquitous building material that we tend to take its current form for granted. Yet cement use in construction has a history dating back thousands of years, and in that time the material has undergone numerous changes and improvements. Today, cement continues to evolve for the better. The Origins of Modern Cement …

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Albuquerque’s Winrock Mall Preps for Long-Awaited Redevelopment

It was 1959 when the University of New Mexico and Winthrop Rockefeller announced plans to develop a 500,000 square foot mall called Winrock—the first and for many years the largest shopping mall in New Mexico. Retail giants of the era including Montgomery Wards, S.S. Kresge Five & Ten, J.C. Penney, Hallmark Cards and Safeway soon became standout …

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What U.S. Homeowners Are Remodeling or Adding to Their Properties in 2014

In home remodeling, the cost-value ratio expresses the relationship between the cost of a home upgrade and the estimated dollar amount it contributes to the home’s resale value.  Average cost-values are collected annually on 35 popular remodeling projects and replacements in more than 100 markets across the country. These numbers are a revealing metric that …

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