When they're viable, commercial remodeling projects have some great benefits. Typically, they require less time investment and can accommodate tighter deadlines than a new build. Remodeling can be less expensive than starting from scratch, and it can allow you to remain in your current location by using the space you already have more efficiently. Below, I've outlined a few of the commercial remodeling projects we've completed over the years.
When we took on the Fulton Brewery construction project, it was new and exciting for us and them. While we've been building in and around central Minnesota for decades, this was our first brewery. The project gave us a chance to flex our Design/Build muscles and put our skills to the test.
With the recent boom in Minnesota's brewery business, breweries are bigger, better and more “in” than ever before. These buildings encompass micro-breweries, taprooms, restaurants, meeting places and tour destinations, and no single brewery is the same. Here's the story of our first brewery project - it's definitely not our last.
In the world of business, time changes everything. Over time your business will experience staff turnover, product/service changes, and the adoption of new technologies that change the way you do business. What about the facilities you use every day? The buildings, office complexes, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities that house your business are going to change over time as well. What's different, though, is how you respond to those changes.
A construction project begins with an owner requesting a new building, and it ends with that owner receiving their building. Sounds simple enough, right? While the beginning and end of construction projects typically look the same, the process in the middle differs depending on the project delivery system of the company you contract through.
In the spring of 2017, Winkelman Building Corp will break ground on the Sartell-St. Stephen School District construction project. And honestly, we’re thrilled to be a part of it. Not only is this an opportunity to contribute to the community of Sartell and the education of future generations, it’s also an opportunity for us to provide service to one of the communities we work and live in.
In the world of business, it is vital that your company continually has an eye on the future. This doesn’t mean just the marketplace that impacts your products and services, but an eye on the future of your company’s infrastructure.
Think about it this way: a football franchise in America does not operate smoothly if it simply hordes its cash revenue and never updates its facilities. New training facilities help players prepare smarter, train harder and recover faster. Stadium rebuilds and renovations improve seating capacity and add opportunities for the franchise to bring in more revenue.An office building is the physical embodiment of your company, and is the first thing customers see when they visit. The office building is also where your employees work every day. Building a new office complex or renovating a current one is a critical investment in your company, with many potential benefits.
A new office building is like a shiny new stadium for an NFL franchise. Just how does this impact your business though?
If you’re a beer maker, you know there is more that goes into your craft than deciding what to name each style you produce. The same amount of consideration and know-how comes with deciding to build a brewery – there’s more to that than square footage. If you’re ready for the next step in your brewing career, here are three basic brew house considerations you must take when entering this phase.
As a business owner, having a space that fits your unique needs is critically important. Expanding your business, opening a second location, or moving to a new location requires a big question to be answered. Should you build from the ground up or retrofit an existing property? There are multitudes of considerations here and ultimately, the decision comes down to determining which is the best short term and long-term solution for your unique business. Nevertheless, there are a few key things to keep in mind before making this decision…