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Is Solar Energy Right for You?

IS SOLAR ENERGY RIGHT FOR YOU?  Today many building and business owners are evaluating “green” and/or “sustainable” products.  Some in an effort to reduce costs, while others are interested in reducing their carbon footprint.  Each year more options for “green” and “sustainable” products and services become available and become more affordable and efficient.  Certain businesses or building owners may be …

Commercial Construction Industry

Celebrating 18 years in the Commercial Construction Business

We are celebrating 18 years in the commercial construction business! 18 years ago, Steve Brouwer opened the doors of A. R. Brouwer Company in Dexter, MI. It was a big risk, as he didn’t have any clients lined up. As Steve sat there in his office, he realized that he’d better pick up the phone and start making calls and so …

Photo Contest

CALLING ALL ENTRIES!   ENTER YOUR PHOTOS THAT YOU HAVE TAKEN OF DEXTER, MI. Calling all professional, amateur and youth photographers. We are looking for your best photos of Dexter: indoor, outdoor, buildings, parks, people, etc. Winners will receive a $10 gift card and your photo will be displayed at the Dexter Town Center Building (Dexter Pharmacy). There will be …

5 Effective Winter Roofing Maintenance Tips

5 EFFECTIVE WINTER ROOFING MAINTENANCE TIPS One of the greatest challenges in owning a building is keeping up with routine maintenance.  Whether it’s having your fire suppression system inspected or changing the air filters on your HVAC unit(s), maintenance is ongoing.  Preventative maintenance is key to your building’s upkeep and longevity. Winter is here and this might be the most important time …

Top 3 Commercial Construction Posts in 2015

Our Top Commercial Construction Posts in 2015! It’s hard to believe that 2015 is near an end.  Whether you completed design build, construction management or general contracting projects, 2015 was a very busy year for most contractors. In light of the Holiday Season, we thought we would share our top 3 posts from 2015. The Construction Planning Process You Need To …

How Do I Finance My Commercial Construction Project?

Do you have a project design, but need the financing to get it started? Lacking the appropriate financial means, can delay your project.  Don’t be too quick on the draw, there is a process for everything including financing your commercial construction projection. Project financing involves soliciting a proposal from a financial institution, carefully reviewing the terms and conditions of that proposal, obtaining …

The Top 3 Commercial Construction Articles in 2015

  Our Top Commercial Construction Posts in 2015! It’s hard to believe that 2015 is near an end.  Whether you completed design build, construction management or general contracting projects, 2015 was a very busy year for most contractors. In light of the Holiday Season, we thought we would share our top 3 posts from 2015. The Construction Planning Process You Need …

Commercial Construction Building

What You Need to Know to Get Your Building Permit Approved

 Is Your Project Shovel Ready? You have been through the design and planning phases of your project development and you have received your local site plan approvals.  Now, you are finally ready to apply for permits.  Once you have your building permit, you will be ready to begin construction. Each jurisdiction, County, City or Township has the right to establish …

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TOP 8 FALL MAINTENANCE TIPS

Maintenance is key to adding longevity and value to your property.  Before the harsh winter hits, fall is a good time to complete an annual maintenance check of your building and property.  To avoid or prevent timely and costly damages to your commercial building, it is imperative to provide routine maintenance.  We put together our top maintenance tips for you. TOP 8 FALL …