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Why Steel Buildings Claim 95% of the Industrial Market

Metal Buildings Reign Supreme in Industrial Construction No other product so thoroughly dominates its market as steel buildings do in the industrial construction market. Today steel framing grabs a shocking ninety-five percent of all new industrial construction. What gives steel buildings such a powerful edge in the industrial market? Ten Greatest Strengths of Industrial Steel Buildings There are numerous advantages of metal construction— especially with pre-engineered steel building systems— that attract industrial buyers. Here are the top ten reasons industry chooses steel-framed construction: 1. Massive Space: Industrial businesses are no-frills operations. Aesthetics take a back seat to function. Industrial buildings need substantial amounts of space in basic box structures. That is the type of structure where steel’s strength really shines.…

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Steel Buildings in Hawaii Defeat Termites

Why Metal Buildings Dominate Construction in Hawaii Homeowners and business owners turn to steel buildings in Hawaii to counteract a giant challenge: the tiny termite. Everyone living and visiting the fiftieth state agrees it is a tropical paradise. Voracious termites also find paradise in the islands’ warm moist climate and abundant wood supply. Seven different species of termites call the Hawaiian Islands home— including the King Kong of all the wood-munchers, the Formosan termite. Formosan Termites Make Themselves at Home in Hawaii Native to China, the subterranean Formosan termites have called Hawaii home since the 1850s. A formidable foe in Hawaii’s termite wars, Formosan termites greatly outnumber the residents. In fact, insect experts estimate there are 1,000 pounds of termites…

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Expanding Your Business This Year

Part 2- 6 More Ways to Grow Your Business in 2017 In part one of this series, we provided seven ways for expanding your business in the coming year. Following are more ideas for increasing your business’ scope and profits. Six More Ways to Increase Business 8. Create a strategic alliance: Are you a successful fitness trainer? Develop a strategic alliance with DVD producer and distributor to create fitness-training videos. Do you fashion cakes for special occasions that are works of art? Generate a strategic alliance with an event planner or caterer who can wow their upscale clients with your gorgeous creations. The idea is to combine forces with a complementary business to create a win/win association for both of…

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Expanding Your Business in 2017

Part 1: 7 Ways to Grow Your Business this Year You’ve weighed the pros and cons of expanding your business. After careful consideration of the risks and rewards, you have decided to forge ahead. But what are the best ways for expanding your business? Every market and each business presents unique opportunities for growth. As the business owner, only you can determine the best course for your enterprise. Here are a few suggestions that may help spark ideas for expansion. Seven Ways to Increase Your Business This Year 1. Grow existing sales: Do not overlook the obvious choice of increasing your current sales. Examine ways to expand your market penetration of existing products or services. Remember: your prospects buy only…

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How to Know When to Expand Your Business

Comparing the Risks and Rewards of Business Growth As a new year dawns on a thriving enterprise, you wonder whether it is time to expand your business. Always enthusiastic, entrepreneurs sometimes tend to lead with their hearts instead of their heads. Jumping too quickly into new business growth may put your entire operation at risk. Conversely, more conservative business owners may delay enlarging their business to avoid risk and miss great opportunities for increased revenues. So how do you know when to grow your business? Before You Consider Growing Your Business Experts recommend a business show real profits for at least three years before expanding. Have you worked all the “bugs” out of your present operation? If not, postpone business…

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Startup Business Ideas for 2017

Part 2:  75 New Businesses to Start this Year If you have been dreaming of becoming your own boss, but do not have a specific enterprise in mind, check out this list of startup business ideas. Some will involve specific skillsets and training; other business endeavors require little previous training. Many entrepreneurs already have vision for a product or service, based on their own ideas, talents, and experience. The objective is to find the business startup most compatible and exciting to you— and the most feasible in your marketplace. If you do not feel enthusiastic about a new business opportunity, it is definitely the wrong match for you. 75 Startup Business Ideas Most of these suggested opportunities could begin as…

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Starting A New Business in 2017

Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur? Have you been thinking about starting a new business this year? Many people dream of being their own boss and becoming financially independent. Are you simply wishing for an easier life, or do you actually have what it takes to succeed as a small business owner? Small Businesses, Big Impact According to the Small Business Association (SBA), there are over 28 million small businesses in America. These mighty mini dynamos rake in 55% of all U.S. sales, and provide 56% of all jobs in the U.S. Since 1990, big businesses have jettisoned four million jobs. Small business expansion has more than picked up the slack, adding eight million new jobs…

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Steel Prices Will Rise In Early 2017

Steel Prices Will Rise In Early 2017 Due to various factors in today’s steel industry, the price of steel is expected to increase by up to 7% in 2017. Fortunately, you still have a little time left to lock in the price of your next steel building purchase if you act by January 20. Take advantage of this offer while there’s still time, and be sure to check out our specially priced steel building offer for advanced savings! Check Out Our Specials!  

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Metal Buildings for Tires Stores

Where the Rubber Meets the Road in Construction Why do the owners of tires stores overwhelming choose pre-engineered steel buildings to house their businesses? Because prefabricated metal buildings provide the best structure at the best price. You can talk benefits all day long, but the real test of any product is it’s actually use, also known as “when the rubber meets the road.” A quality-made pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) not only promises great value, it also delivers on that promise. That is why steel frames 65% of all new low-rise commercial construction. Tire Stores Wish List All commercial building owners want a well-built, long-lasting structure that holds the value of their investment. But steel buildings also bring added advantages specifically…

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Steel Buildings for Auto Parts Stores

10 Reasons Auto Parts Store Owners Love PEMBs A pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) provides the benefits owners of auto parts stores require. Like all retailers, auto parts storeowners desire quality construction at an affordable price. PEMBs meet those criteria easily. Steel buildings deliver a low cost-per-square foot for framing materials and fast building erection. But as any savvy retail merchant knows, the initial cost is only one part of the equation when choosing a new building. To keep profit margins healthy, the building’s maintenance and operating costs need to be low. Pre-engineered steel building last longer, retain their value better, and cost less to care for than any other building system. Look at all the advantages a PEMB system brings…

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