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Las Vegas Construction on the Rise

When the Las Vegas construction industry came to a screeching halt in December 2007, Shaw-Lundquist experienced the economic crisis of the Great Recession first hand. As the recession swept the nation, Shaw-Lundquist’s Midwest Division, at the headquarters in Minnesota, was also effected.

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Hoyt Hsiao Offers Thoughts on Getting Negotiated Work

Shaw-Lundquist President and CEO Hoyt Hsiao recently participated in a panel discussion at a Construction Success event. Hoyt shared his opinions on the night’s theme, “Getting Negotiated Work.” Negotiated work refers to non-competitive bids, or open bids, in which the terms of the project are negotiated among the client and general contractor.

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What to Consider When Choosing Construction Contractors

Tackling a commercial construction project can be a complicated undertaking. From regulations to maintaining the schedule and budget, it is critical that you hire the right commercial contractor to handle your project. Shortcutting the process can lead to costly risks for your construction project. Here are a few tips to help narrow down your selection of a general contractor.

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Diverse Workforces Becoming More Common in the Construction Industry

Across the United States, successful businesses are becoming increasingly more diverse places to work. Having employees with differing backgrounds and viewpoints is beneficial, especially in the B2B market where odds are your clients and potential clients employ people from all walks of life. Interestingly, having a diverse workforce goes beyond just inclusion. There are many real benefits to having an inclusion based hiring policy.

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"Bliss Dance" Arrives at "The Park"

Bliss Dance made a grand entrance as she arrived to her new Las Vegas home at The Park, on March 1st. Inspired by Artist Marco Cochrane’s experience at Burning Man, an annual arts festival held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, Bliss Dance celebrates the strength of a woman who is both safe and present.

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Ryan & MSFA Skybridges

The Shaw-Lundquist Skybridges projects in Minneapolis are a part of a new Minneapolis skyway system that according to the Star Tribune, is now the largest skyway system in the world.

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Shaw-Lundquist to Work on Innovative Project in Twin Cities

On December 9, 2015 and after overwhelming enthusiasm and support from a rigorous application and vetting process, the Metropolitan Council approved funding for PLACE’s St. Louis Park Community. The Council approved 2 million dollars in funding from its Livable Communities Account for a Transit-Oriented Development (LCA-TOD) grant after the proposed project demonstrated a breakthrough approach to meeting housing and economic development needs in the Twin Cities.

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What to Look for in a Construction Company in Minnesota

When it comes to getting a construction job done in Minnesota, you have to have the right people for the project. Without the right resources, there are too many variables that can potentially go wrong. The following are ways you can choose a great construction company to work on your project.

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Keeping Warm on a Winter Jobsite

Working outdoors during the winter months can be frigid, but the work has to be done. The fact that you are cold from being in freezing temperatures isn’t a reliable excuse to call out from work. So, what do you do when the cold weather is gnawing at your hands, slowing you down at work? You go to work prepared for the cold. The following are some measures you can take when you have to work on a cold job site.

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Shaw-Lundquist Opens New Parking Garage in Minot

Parking just got a little easier for the denizens of Minot, North Dakota, yesterday. City leaders cut the ribbon on 24 new parking spaces; the entire structure will house 225 spaces, and is slated for completion in January. 

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