New Construction

Are You Building in 2020? Read This First.

These are trying times in the world of commercial real estate. Skilled labor in the construction industry is still seeing a substantial decline since the 2008 recession. The rise of eCommerce has lessened the appeal of the physical retail space. But the demand isn’t gone altogether. Instead, tenants and consumers alike are looking to commercial…

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Standing Seam Metal Roofs

 Why does it Cost Less to Insure Standing Seam Metal Roofs?

Natural Disasters Are Causing Insurance Costs To Rise. So, What Can We Do About It? Hurricane season got you down yet? It’s only September and the first hurricane of the season took the east coast by storm (quite literally) after wreaking total havoc on the Bahamas. Heavy rainfall, storm surge, and high winds are almost…

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fire safety

The Facts About Fire Safety in Metal Buildings

Metal buildings have long been a popular choice in the eyes of insurance agencies because of their durability. Man-made steel is strong enough to withstand hurricane-force winds and even earthquakes. The combination of a metal frame and gypsum board interior panels creates the perfect recipe for a building with low-fire risk. It’s an insurance agent’s…

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Light Gauge Steel Framing

Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Predicted

  The light gauge steel framing market is projected to exceed $43 billion by the year 2025. Why the sudden surge in this particular building material, you ask? You can thank the growing market demand for affordable, eco-friendly building techniques. To truly understand what makes light gauge steel such an appealing building material, let’s break…

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metal building contractors

How To Find Metal Building Contractors

If you’ve read our article on the true cost of building a prefabricated metal structure, you already know how competitive the cost per square foot can be. But one of the most important factors in keeping your costs low is choosing the right metal building contractors. Where do you start searching, and how do you…

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