Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

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

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

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

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: Asphalt Paving, contractors, demolition contractors, construction equipment, GPS, site work, underground utilities, civil construction

8 Things Your Civil Construction Contractor Needs From You

Posted by Tim Klingel on March 8, 2018

A great civil construction contractor can build even greater things. One thing it can’t do, however, is work miracles or read minds. There’s a level of communication that must happen between you and your contractor to ensure a successful project.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, demolition, contractors, demolition contractors, site work, underground utilities, civil construction, 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: Asphalt Paving, contractors, site work, underground utilities, civil construction

11 Underground Water Leak Signs You Shouldn't Ignore

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 25, 2018

If you’re asking yourself whether you have an underground water leak, unfortunately, you may have one.

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Topics: site work, underground utilities

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: Insider, contractors, site work

Site Work Construction: Why Experience Matters

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 10, 2018

Experience speaks volumes in construction, as with any profession. Site work construction is a detail-oriented process with many possible variables and outcomes for which only years on the job can prepare you.

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Topics: contractors, site work

GPS Construction Equipment: Getting Your Job Site on the Level

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 5, 2018

Construction requires precision. Failure to pay attention to detail can force errors, even by fractions of an inch, that could crush your project’s stability.

That’s why the strongest contractors in the business invest in GPS construction equipment. It adds another dimensional perspective for:

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Topics: contractors, construction equipment, GPS, site work