Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

10 Commercial Space Demolition Myths Debunked

Posted by Eric Park on November 19, 2018

 

Unlike the movies, commercial space demolition isn't all flash and bang, with big explosions and catastrophic circumstances. Generally speaking, commercial space demolition is controlled and careful.

Even though it might be fun to picture demolition as it’s seen in old cartoons, that isn’t how the steps to demolition traditionally play out.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, site work, demolition, contractors

How To Keep Tenants Happy During Construction

Posted by Brian Delmonico on November 7, 2018

Construction, repairs and regular maintenance to buildings and community amenities on your rental property isn't just necessary for making improvements, but for ensuring tenant safety and comfort.

But it goes without saying that any construction that occurs on or around your property can be an inconvenience for your current tenants -- especially if you’re leasing business properties.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, site work, construction equipment, contractors

13 Great General Contracting Companies & Suppliers in Central OH

Posted by Eric Park on May 3, 2018

Yes, we’re blessed with some of the best construction professionals in the business. But we at Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc. wouldn’t be where we are today - after nearly 30 years in the business - without a little help from our friends.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, underground utilities, site work, construction stone, stone mix, construction aggregate, Asphalt Paving, contractors

How to Find ODOT Pre-Qualified Ohio Contractors

Posted by Tom Owings on April 27, 2018

How to Find ODOT Pre-Qualified Ohio Contractors

It's surprisingly easy!

ODOT has a search function specifically for its pre-qualified contractors built into its website. It feels a little spartan, but it does the trick. This tool allows you to search for pre-qualified Ohio contractors for 57 different services, called "Work Types," which you can find listed below.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, contractors

Project of the Month: CenMac Metalworks

Posted by Eric Park on April 26, 2018

Here’s to helping friends in this great community we call home. Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc. is pleased to be tackling some ongoing work at CenMac Metalworks that aims to create dozens of new jobs right here in Marion, OH.

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Topics: Ohio construction, project of the month, civil construction, underground utilities, site work, contractors

6 Things You Need to Know About Civil Construction Projects

Posted by Eric Park on April 13, 2018

Civil construction projects require honest and upfront communication of your needs and how the contractor proposes to meet them. Both sides should come prepared to hammer out dirty details to achieve a squeaky clean project in the end.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, underground utilities, demolition contractors, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, contractors, Parking Lot, rules, regulations

Park Enterprise Construction Hosts Next Generation of Construction Professionals

Posted by Eric Park on March 19, 2018

So many of us remember that feeling of uncertainty as we prepared to leave school and enter the workforce. Before landing a first construction job, or one in nearly any other profession, it’s common to wonder:

  • Am I employable?
  • Have I learned enough entry-level skills to be valuable?
  • Am I prepared for this level of responsibility?
  • Will my job pay well and help support my family?
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Topics: civil construction, underground utilities, site work, GPS, construction equipment, demolition contractors, Asphalt Paving, contractors

8 Things Your Civil Construction Contractor Needs From You

Posted by Tim Klingel on March 8, 2018
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Topics: civil construction, demolition contractors, Asphalt Paving, contractors, demolition, Parking Lot, underground utilities, site work, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

What is a Civil Construction Company? And Do I Need One?

Posted by Eric Park on February 15, 2018

Great question. We love great questions around here! What better way to learn and effectively communicate your needs?

A civil construction company develops and manages the construction of projects like:

  • Roads, highways, and other driving surfaces
  • Underground utility infrastructure
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Site development
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Topics: civil construction, underground utilities, site work, contractors, Asphalt Paving

Construction Site Preparation: 9 Things to Know Before Breaking Ground

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 24, 2018

General contractors would love to have a crystal ball. We would love to know before walking on your site that crews will hit a massive underground rock formation or an old, rusted oil pipeline. We would love to know ahead of time if municipalities and environmental groups will look favorably upon your project.

Regrettably, we’re not psychics. But due diligence and effective communication between you and your general contractor go a long way toward construction site preparation.

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Topics: site work, contractors, Insider