28 07, 2021

How to Navigate Material Delays

July 28th, 2021 | , ,

Procuring and receiving materials on time is one of the critical courses of action for a successful contractor and project. As it turns out, buildings[...]

14 07, 2021

Prevailing Wage Pitfalls

July 14th, 2021 |

When a contractor agrees to participate in a government project, it comes with a lot of extra responsibilities and paperwork. Completing prevailing[...]

1 07, 2021

Is it good to go Modular?

July 1st, 2021 |

With today’s labor shortages and sky-high material costs, anything that can save time and money is worth considering.  One option for cost-conscious[...]

16 06, 2021

4 Ways Construction Technology Could Save Lives

June 16th, 2021 | , , ,

Technology makes things more convenient, but could it also save lives in construction? They’ve made termite-inspired robots that can lay bricks,[...]

2 06, 2021

When Change Isn’t Good - Minimizing Change Orders

June 2nd, 2021 | ,

Some companies make change orders their cash cows, but this business strategy is more than a headache for everyone involved.  A good design, a fair[...]

18 05, 2021

Don’t Forget These Subcontract Provisions!

May 18th, 2021 |

With all the “hurry up and wait” that goes on when trying to get a contract out the door, it can be tough to slow down long enough to make sure to[...]

6 05, 2021

Does the Current Lumber Market Merit a Switch to Steel Studs?

May 6th, 2021 | , , ,

Anyone working in construction today doesn’t need to be told that lumber prices are soaring.  Target can hardly keep its shelves stocked with basic[...]

28 04, 2021

Jersey Mike's Subs, Peoria IL

April 28th, 2021 |

CDO Group recently completed a comprehensive retrofit remodel of an existing store in Peoria, Illinois. The remodel included:

26 04, 2021

Does This Building Really Need to be LEED Certified?

April 26th, 2021 | , ,

Construction is not an industry for the risk-averse.  It involves a lot more math than most people probably anticipate. Getting a building project LEED[...]

26 03, 2021

Bid bond versus Performance Bond: How to protect your company

March 26th, 2021 |

Contractors and clients are both eager and ready to get started on their next project, but the trust between them can be strained from past business[...]