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Experience vs. Credentials: How Does Your Contractor Measure Up?

Construction is far from the only industry where credentials and experience vary greatly in value, but it’s definitely one of the areas where the differences stand out the most. Since construction is such a physical and hands-on process, it’s not enough to simply know how to build commercial structures. When shopping for a general contractor […]

Stop Worrying About Construction Cost Control

Our Sage 100 Contractor software empowers our people to control costs of all aspects of project management, from the planning stages to the end of the building phase. But just as important as having the right tools is possessing a good grasp of cost control fundamentals. Let’s take a look at some of these principles.
Accurate information […]

Restaurant Renovations Can Lead to Big Profits

No matter the size of your restaurant or the care that went into planning the space’s design, the look and feel of an establishment can grow stale over the years. From time to time, updates are necessary to help  your restaurant stand out and remain competitive. The restaurant industry has become increasingly crowded, and diners […]

Technology Has Changed Commercial Construction For the Better

Not that long ago, in the early 2000s, commercial construction projects were far less efficient and far more difficult to manage than they are today. Technology has caused a sea of change in the way that commercial construction operates, having an impact on virtually every aspect of the field. Technological advancements continue to improve at an astonishing pace, and the companies […]

Top Restaurant Design Trends for 2016

Staying current on the upcoming restaurant design trends can help your business reach new levels of success. Knowing which trends are likely to provide you with the biggest return on your investment will help you focus your restaurant renovation strategy so you can work more cohesively with your general contractor. Below are some of the […]

Tips for a Successful Restaurant Renovation

Embarking on a restaurant renovation is important in order to provide the best services to your customers. In addition, renovating your restaurant helps it better meet your goals for the short and long term. Undertaking commercial construction such as this while also keeping your restaurant in operation can be a challenge. Keep the following tips […]

….mmmmm Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

Both of the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel shops in Texas are up and running on schedule.  These are the most recent 2 shops of 12 that we have completed across the country.  These shops are popping up inside of Wal-Mart stores.  If you see an Auntie Anne’s, chances are Modern Construction was there.

A peek inside the new Active Spine & Joint Center in Hendersonville. Tennessee

Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Center in Smyrna, TN. is coming along.


Modern Construction’s Project Hurry back Bar is in Southern Living Magazine

One of our favorite projects is in the March 2015 issue of Southern Living magazine.  We worked very closely with the owners of the Hurry Back Bar at 2212 Elliston Place in Nashville to insure the nostalgia of what was once the Hurry Back market in the 1970’s.  Modern Construction was able to re-purpose some […]