How Hybrid Building Technologies Can Save Your Firm Time & Money
As a commercial real estate firm, you need to be adaptable to the times. And right now, that means utilizing hybrid building technologies in your projects. Hybrid building technologies are one of the best ways to save your firm time and money.
Focus Feature: Enhancing Community One Development at a Time
At Focus we understand the importance of community. Understanding how people will engage with our work when we’re done is where we start. Buildings aren’t self-contained; they live in existing environments that touch people daily. At the intersection of individual and shared space is Focus’ commitment to positively shape experience and encourage community. With every project we take on, we put an emphasis on strengthening the community we’re contributing too.
The Benefits of Using Innovative Methodologies in Construction
The construction industry never stops evolving. New technologies are implemented daily. From hybrid building technologies to 3D printing in the construction industry, the advancements are endless.
Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker thanks voters at the Roosevelt Street “L” station in Chicago on Nov. 7, 2018. Pritzker, an heir to the Hyatt fortune and a former venture capitalist, offers a vastly different approach to investment and job growth than his GOP predecessor. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune)
Here’s what J.B. Pritzker’s election means for Illinois’ taxes, minimum wage, health care and more
By: Chicago Tribune staff
Original published: November 9, 2018
For the second election in a row, Illinois voters have handed the governor’s office to an ultrawealthy but politically inexperienced businessman who promises to jump-start the state’s economy.
But Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker, a billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune and a former venture capitalist, offers a vastly different approach to boosting investment and job growth than his predecessor, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, a multimillionaire former private equity investor.
The Benefits of an Integrated Delivery Model for your Development
The construction industry is constantly faced with endless roadblocks. Whether it’s miscommunication or a pending approval, it seems like making significant progress is sometimes impossible.
Although, there is a solution to this mayhem…
An integrated model.
Last month, Focus joined valued clients Fifield and Terraco to celebrate the groundbreaking of their newest 3rd party general contracting project Logan Crossing.
Top Apps for General Contractors
Due to the constant tides of technological development, industries are ever changing and it’s no different for general contractors. Savvy general contractors need to keep up with trends because modern technology can help business run more efficiently and enable them to achieve better results. The management of documents such as blueprints, forms, and invoices is crucial but can be significantly easier and more efficient with assistance from modern apps and technology.
Best Multifamily Contractors in Chicago
Chicago, known as the Windy City, is the birthplace of skyscrapers, and continues to be a leader in innovations in tall construction. These tall buildings bring solutions to Chicago’s increasing population; where it sits as the third largest metropolitan area in the USA, and fourth in North America. Constructing multifamily buildings, especially tall ones, answers the increasing housing demands within the area, while also creating opportunities to build better and more beautiful edifices and communities in Chicago.
To make this possible, contractors in the area have stepped up, delivering high-quality building projects to developers, architects, and most importantly, residents. Here are the top 15 contractors who deliver beyond everyone’s expectations.
General Contractor Bonds: What They Are and Why You Need Them
A contractor bond serves as a safety measure that protects both parties: the contractor and the investor. Simply put it’s a form of surety bond that guarantees the safety and ethical responsibility of a contractor and their client. It ensures all parties from financial risk. A contractor licensed bond is necessary in all 50 states in order to become a licensed contractor.
821 W. Lake is a new, single-story retail development in Fulton Market by Focus and co-Developer Shapack Partners.