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By Katie Cardillo / April 20, 2018

Pre-Engineered Building Honored with CMAA Award

Lately, we have been touting the beauty, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of pre-engineered buildings. We are pleased to announce that our...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 17, 2018

Key Takeaways from Butler’s Annual Sales Conference

In March, our CEO, Bob France, spent three days in St. Louis at Butler Manufacturing’s annual sales conference. Senate is...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 13, 2018

Will steel, aluminum tariffs impact the pre-engineered building market?

At the outset, it does seem that imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will negatively affect the pre-engineered or...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 6, 2018

Pre-Engineered Building Market to Grow 12 Percent Annually

Business and real estate developers are finally embracing pre-engineered buildings, as evidenced by research forecasts that predict that the steel buildings market will grow 12 percent annually through 2023.

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By Katie Cardillo / March 29, 2018

Architectecturally Pleasing Pre-engineered Buildings

There is a myth that pre-engineered buildings cannot be customized or designed to be architecturally pleasing. But that isn't true!...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 29, 2018

Why Pre-Engineered Buildings?

After Senate Construction recently completed the design/build of a 40,600-square-foot addition for Integra Companies in Devens, MA, we received several...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 12, 2018

New Building Code Updates – Part 2 of 3

By Katie Cardillo / January 16, 2018

Pre-Engineered Buildings – Perception vs. Reality

Pre-Engineered is a term we hear a lot in construction and it’s becoming more prevalent as technology is continually improving....

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By Katie Cardillo / December 24, 2017

Happy Holidays from Senate Construction

By senate / November 10, 2017

The incredible, inevitable evolution of private education and facilities in the 21st Century

Not that long ago, in the early 2000’s, I was a young, wide-eyed teenager faced with hundreds of options when it came to the future of my education. Overwhelmed by a myriad of potential circumstances that I am just now beginning to fully appreciate and comprehend, ultimately my decisions boiled down to three main factors...

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By senate / November 9, 2017

Flipping the Script: Building Modern Educational Facilities

  How educational facilities are learning from their students to provide more innovative and flexible services, avoiding becoming obsolete. While...

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By Katie Cardillo / September 12, 2017

Renovation Vs. New Construction: Debunking Four Common Myths

by Bob France Given the rapid technological changes in the construction industry and the growing list of codes and compliance...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 21, 2017

As The Construction Industry Struggles to Fill Jobs, It’s Time to Find a New Mindset

by Bob France With the economy heating up and a potential shortage of workforce in the commercial construction industry looming...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 30, 2017

Evaluating Your Current Manufacturing Space to Build Value

by Bob France About 20 years ago, Harvard Business Review published an article on “Managing Real Estate to Build Value.”  It...

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By Katie Cardillo / January 23, 2017

What is Your Creed?

by Bob France While waiting to meet an old friend and mentor at the Colonial Inn in Concord, MA I...

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By Katie Cardillo / December 15, 2016

Your Best Building Investment- A Good Contractor

Just recently, I had a reminder of how little the skill of being a contractor is perceived.  A young fellow...

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