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    Inflation and Interest Rates Highlight Design Build Need

    10/28/22 |

    Since the pandemic hit, the only thing constant in the construction industry has been volatility. We went from a total shut down to demand being almost off the charts for a number of sectors, and now, with soaring inflation and the Fed raising interest rates, we are back to a period of uncertainty.

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    Oktoberfest 2022: Build, Beer, and Brats

    10/24/22 |

    Prost! Last Friday, we tipped our steins back and celebrated Oktoberfest at our company-wide quarterly event. While these types of events are normally held offsite, it is sometimes nice to use our beautiful breakroom and courtyard to gather our team, especially when we can enjoy this beautiful Fall weather in Arizona.

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    We Have Touchdown in Houston

    10/19/22 |

    Team members from Creation and LGE Design Build joined some guests last week in Houston to celebrate the expansion of both companies’ footprint in the Texas market. The event was a happy hour to mark the groundbreaking of two new industrial projects in the northwest part of the city – Houston Point 290 and Cypress Creek Distribution Center.

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    Sand: The Forgotten/Disappearing Construction Material

    10/06/22 |

    When you hear the words “construction materials,” it is only natural to think of the more common commodities, like lumber, steel, or glass. Someone in the industry might also include less popular materials like gypsum or copper. However, a material not often considered is one that directly affects the production of a number of vital materials: sand, which is in short supply globally.

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    E-Commerce Still Driving Industrial Warehouse Demand

    10/03/22 |

    The demand for industrial warehouse space remained surprisingly strong during the pandemic. Statistics showed that shopping habits changed dramatically, especially during the shutdown, and many people shifted toward e-commerce retail for almost all of their needs. In 2020, e-commerce sales rose by $244 billion since the previous year, which was a 43 percent increase. Because of this increase, brick-and-mortar retailers joined e-commerce companies by seeking out warehouse space to fulfill their online orders.

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    LGE Adding Another to the Loop 303 Corridor

    09/23/22 |

    Earlier this month, LGE Design Build, alongside developer Echo Real Estate Capital, broke ground on Echo Park 303, a two-building, modern industrial facility in Glendale, Ariz. This project will mark the latest addition to the flourishing Loop 303 corridor, in the West Valley of Phoenix, which is becoming one of the premiere industrial submarkets in the nation.

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    Volatility of Construction Materials in Q3

    09/22/22 |

    The previous two years have been a wild ride when it comes to the prices of construction materials. While some materials have fluctuated drastically, many others have steadily risen. With bottlenecks in the supply chain and rising gas prices, along with other untimely factors, the cost of securing necessary construction materials placed an added burden on every firm across the nation. These costs had to be, unfortunately, passed on to the consumer.

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    What to Know About Semiconductor Construction in Phoenix

    09/20/22 |

    Phoenix natives know that driving north on Interstate 17 means two things – traffic and scenery. But well before the terrain turns to majestic mountains, there is another changing landscape, just as you’re leaving Phoenix, that has also been turning some heads.

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    Modern Architecture: A Trip Through Taliesin

    10/14/22 |

    As a true design-build firm, we strive to immerse ourselves in architecture no matter what department it is in which we work. This was the spirit behind our Operations Department’s recent outing to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale last week.

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    Making Your Custom Home Sustainable

    08/03/22 |

    One of the biggest misconceptions about those who are building custom homes is that they have money to waste. They can obviously afford to build their dream home, so money is definitely not a concern, right? This couldn’t be further from the truth. Not only are custom home buyers often working on a tight budget...

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    Things to Know When Building a Custom Home

    08/03/22 |

    Starting the process of building your dream custom home can be both an exciting and daunting experience, especially if you don’t know where to begin. Aside from the necessary hoops you need to jump through to secure the needed financing for the project...

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