Commercial Projects

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Comeback Milestone: Joplin, Missouri Hits A Billion In Post-Tornado Permits

Rebuilding is not complete, but Joplin’s post-tornado building boom is rolling along. Read more

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Getting Into Light Commercial Work

Have you ever been walking through a shopping mall where a new store was being built and wondered what it would be like to do that kind of work? Like residential work, commercial jobs have their challenges and rewards, but the work isn't for everyone. Read more

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Making It in Commercial Interiors

Retail-interiors contractor Mark Willms speaks out on how to get the good jobs, cope with the owners, architects, and inspectors, and keep our sanity. (And why he enjoys it.) Read more

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Planning for Profit in Commercial Remodeling

This can be a good area for diversification for residential contractors. But first, bone up on margins, cash flow, and bonding. Read more

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Case Study: Small-Scale Historic Rehab

Compromises on design, codes, and costs help turn a run-down brick double-ender into a profitable commercial development. Read more

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