Expansion: Where to begin?

  Expansion becomes a necessity when the daily business operations are too crowded and inhibited by the space in which the business occupies. Over time, your business may have increased needs,...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 5: How to Manage and Stay in Business During Expansion

  Simply running a small business is a hefty task. Moreso, running it well and in a profitable manner is a huge feat. Adding in anything extra may seem like an overwhelming task, especially...

Winter Storms and Your Business

  With winter upon us here in northwestern PA, we know that with the winter season comes heavy snowstorms, blowing and drifting snow, treacherous ice and frigid winds. These conditions create...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part  4: Selecting Your Project Team

  When beginning a new construction project, you will find that many people are required to get the job done. Choosing your building team for an upcoming project is a big deal, and it’s one of the...

Professional Building Maintenance

  Proper building maintenance is crucial to the success of your overall facility. Not only is the physical structure important for the overall operations of the company, but the structure is also...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 3: Considerations When Planning your Budget for your Project

  At the conception of any major construction project, before anything else can be determined, the budget must be thoroughly thought through. The budget helps to establish the allotted amount of...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 2: Bidding Process vs. Design-Build

  At the beginning of any new construction project, there is much to consider with regard to who is going to take on the project. Traditional design-bid and Design-Build are the two leading...

The Importance of Stormwater Management

When beginning any size construction project, stormwater management is imperative to a successful job. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Stormwater management...

Reduce the Anxiety of the Bid Process with Sourcewell

Whether you have worked with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NPJA) or are brand new to the community, you have probably noticed that it has undergone some major changes over the last year. ...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 1: Preconstruction Considerations

  Before beginning any type of construction project, laying down the groundwork is key. Addressing all the details involved helps to provide a flowing, streamlined construction project. This...

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