construction

Tips for managing risk in the food-processing industry
The food industry is in the middle of a capital-investment explosion. With recently implemented corporate-tax reforms, nearly all of the major food processors are racing to take advantage of this historic opportunity by updating outmoded plants or building entirely new facilities. Gene Sieve of Burns & McDonnell gives some insight on these changes. Read More
Commercial construction online inspiration center opens for business
Albert Lea–based Mortarr has launched an imagery-driven and search-based online community for brands and professionals — such as architects, builders, designers and contractors — in the commercial construction and design industry. Read More
If metro-area developers were to select a mascot to represent the region right now, a good case could be made for the crane. They can be spotted hovering over commercial, residential and public works projects in Minneapolis, St Paul and numerous suburbs. Read More


“Luxury fish houses” might sound like an oxymoron, but Rebuilding Together Twin Cities is counting on them to provide funding for future repair projects for homeowners in need as part of the first-ever Fish House Frenzy. Read More
In February, plans were announced to revitalize the downtrodden and nearly vacant Block E retail complex of downtown Minneapolis, once home to a Borders bookstore and AMC Entertainment movie theaters. Read More
Last year, the Minneapolis architecture firm Miller Dunwiddie celebrated its 50th anniversary. The firm has had a lasting impact on Minnesota's built landscape, heading up projects ranging from major transportation initiatives to the restoration of treasured historical sites. The firm's key to success? Read More
On March 7, the Solar Powering Minnesota Conference will educate companies and communities on growing solar power in Minnesota. The day-long conference, held in St. Read More
On Feb. 6, construction professionals gathered in Bloomington to discuss the current state and future of the industry. Read More
On Feb. 6, residential, commercial, and highway construction professionals will come together for Minnesota's first-ever Construction Industry Conference. Read More