Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

Project of the Month: Homewood Corporation Land Development

Posted by Eric Park on June 15, 2018

Making our community a beautiful and safe place to live is one of our primary goals. Working with the Homewood Corporation in the development of a brand new subdivision has been a great way to work toward our goals.

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Topics: Ohio construction, project of the month

Civil Construction Costs: What Do I Pay If the Job Isn’t Done on Time?

Posted by Eric Park on June 13, 2018

As a civil contractor, it is imperative to complete any retail, commercial, or public project on time as agreed in the contract between you and the owner. Failure to do so often results in severe repercussions – with a huge number of dollars involved in civil construction costs coverage.

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Topics: civil construction, Ohio construction

Civil Construction Costs: How to Budget Before You Begin

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on June 12, 2018

We’re ready to bring your project to life -- but are you ready for us?

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Topics: site work, civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

Building a Subdivision: What You Need to Make It Work

Posted by Brian Delmonico on June 11, 2018

As a project manager, developer or home builder you put your business reputation on the line when building a subdivision. A well-planned, properly-constructed and beautiful community will attract the attention of real estate agents and home buyers alike.

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Topics: civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

9 Tips to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Business

Posted by Tom Owings on June 2, 2018

Boosting your business curb appeal can have long lasting benefits; you’ll boost brand perception, enhance safety and even create a welcoming exterior for customers to visit.

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Why Does the Asphalt in Front of a Concrete Dumpster Pad Crack?

Posted by Tom Owings on May 31, 2018

If you read our blog about whether or not you need a concrete dumpster pad in your parking lot, you may have been left with this question. The simple answer is “because asphalt is weak for dumpster activity.”

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5 Common Sewer Line Installation Setbacks (and Solutions)

Posted by Brian Delmonico on May 31, 2018

Your contractor begins digging for a new sewer line at your commercial property. Crews encounter bedrock and can go no further, setting your project behind schedule.

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3 Signs of a Bad Asphalt Parking Lot Base

Posted by Tom Owings on May 18, 2018

What happens beneath an asphalt parking lot will certainly affect what happens at the surface. That’s because asphalt requires a strong base.

Your asphalt carries the weight of the world on its shoulders (well, maybe not the world, but definitely a lot of heavy vehicles). Think of a good subgrade like a great friend asphalt can always rely on for support and to help carry that weight. A bad parking lot base is like a friend who can’t be counted on and who may even stab your asphalt in the back.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, civil construction, Ohio construction

Does Your Parking Lot Need a Concrete Dumpster Pad?

Posted by Eric Park on May 18, 2018

Trash happens. But commercial properties shouldn't let the trash define them. A concrete dumpster area that handles refuse in an aesthetically minded and functional way lets visitors see dumpsters without really noticing them. It all begins with a concrete dumpster pad that can withstand the stresses imposed on it.

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How Many Parking Spaces Do You Need in Your Commercial Parking Lot?

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on May 12, 2018
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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, Ohio construction