June 01, 2020
Shireman is serving as Owner’s Representatives for Crawford County School Corporation. We opened bids on May 28th. We had a nice turnout of bidders (8) Five of the 8 were under the Owner’s Budget.
May 22, 2020
Shireman Construction was hired by Crawford County School Corporation to serve as Owners Representative for the 2021 Addition and Renovations Project. We are renovating and the High School to connect the Jr. High School to the building. Shireman is also overseeing the construction of a new high school office area as well as update the kitchen and cafeteria.
April 03, 2020
Tony Roesch, Director of Healthcare Consulting, and Emily McGowan, Assoc. AIA, LEED, GA, Medical Planner, HOK, THINK TANK
Check out this great article about 4 Healthcare Design Trends that will shape medical planning.
1.) Healthcare will be omnipresent and exist “without walls”
2.) Hospitals will become more specialized, treating sicker patients during longer stays.
3.) Outcome-based care will translate to outcome-based design.
4.) Patents and caregivers will demand more of their physical-and virtual- experiences.
Click the link below to read more!
March 18, 2020
Thomas C. Schleifer, ENR Viewpoint
Because construction projects are highly complex, collaborative, interdependent and long-lasting team efforts, the exact final cost is impossible to estimate. It has never been a matter of skulldiggery or incompetence that leads to contentious extras, cost overruns or busted schedules, as many industry patrons have come to believe. Its’s actually the nature of the construction project. The high risk of those projects is exacerbated when the owner and contractor enter into a one-way fixed-price contract designed to protect the owner from pre-sumably unscrupulous, incompetent contractor.
This insanity must stop. Originally, low-bid, fixed-price contracts were invented to keep public servants honest....
January 29, 2020
Element Elite took possession of their new Gymnasium Building at the First of December 2019. Shireman was able to complete their 17,000 sq ft facility ahead of schedule during the winter months. “I cannot thank them enough for all that they have done, from helping us with bank issues and financing to finishing our project ahead of schedule in the winter when weather conditions were not always favorable. Their willingness to help us achieve our goals, both through budget and functionality of the building, went above and beyond.” Owner Helen-Noel Crawley
Check out their letter of appreciation below.
December 12, 2019
Tara Schmelz, News and Tribune
Last week Shireman Construction celebrated with Rock Creek Community Academy with the ribbon cutting ceremony. This new building houses Rock Creek’s elementary, middle, and high school all under the same roof.
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November 22, 2019
Jennifer Davis, Bizjournals.com
I saw one of those motivational parody posters once that said, “Mistakes: It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.” I feel that the same can be said of the nightmare managers and bad bosses we have all had in our careers.
Here are five things you can learn from bad leaders:
1. Bad leaders don’t listen
No one sets out to be a bad leader. Even incompetent or emotionally-injured people generally want to do a good job.
And perhaps more often than not, people don’t...
November 15, 2019
Ryan Groth, Metal Construction News
You bid a bunch of work, your crews get busy, you grab on for the ride and hope you survive and make a profit. There are many owners living in this world of contracting unknowns. They don’t have confidence in the future of their businesses, and usually this boils down to a single underlying cause: they don’t have predictability in their current sales model. If this is you here are five steps you can take to transition from a terrifying roller coaster ride to a predictable sales system.
1.) Invest in Sales Leadership – The sales manager position is one...
November 15, 2019
Shireman Construction achieved official substantial completion on October 22, 2019. This is 10 weeks ahead of schedule. The owner is moving their furniture and equipment in place in anticipation of a November 22nd Opening.
November 15, 2019
Shireman Construction anticipates that the Owner can take possession on December 1st and begin moving in. Shireman Construction originally had anticipated a Spring of 2020 opening.