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Steel Buildings for Dollar Stores

Why Small Box Stores Prefer Steel Framing Dollar stores have become a bargain-hunters nirvana. Budget-conscious consumers drive the dollar store market, carefully searching for the best deals on everyday necessities, gifts, and undiscovered specialty items, Big Box vs. Small Box Retailers Until recently “big box stores” received far more attention by the press than the smaller dollar stores. However, do not let the smaller size of these mighty midgets mislead you. Growing at a phenomenal rate, these “small box stores” are… Read More

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Metal Buildings for Big Box Stores

Massive Retailers Overwhelmingly Choose Steel Buildings It seems there are big box stores popping up everywhere. From grocery and dry goods giants, to home improvement megastores, to gigantic wholesale club store operations, and warehouse-filled furniture marts, big box stores rule. No other building system accommodates the open space concept of these monster marts as well as steel buildings. Whether it is a 50,000 square-foot furniture mart, a 100,000 square-foot home improvement center, or one of 200,000-plus square-foot behemoths called the… Read More

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Building Green for Our Children’s Future

Environmentally Responsible Building Starts with Steel Building green is one way we can help insure a better future for generations to come. Selecting sustainable construction materials like steel offers the most environmentally responsible choice for our children— and our planet. Green commercial and industrial builders today overwhelming choose steel framing for all their one to two-story construction projects. In fact, steel dominates all low-rise construction. Steel frames 65% of all new commercial construction and 95% of all new industrial building… Read More

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Safer Day Care Centers with Steel Buildings

The Strongest, Healthiest Childcare Centers Start with Steel Safety is the number one reason to construct day care centers with steel buildings. The health and well-being of the children and the staff must always be the first priority. Poor Indoor Air Quality Maintaining a healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) cannot be overstressed in any structure, but particularly in a childcare center. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) considers indoor air quality more critical to overall health than air pollution. Why? Because… Read More

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How Steel Buildings Offer Unlimited Possibilities

Discover the Versatility of Pre-engineered Metal Buildings What do you picture in your mind when you hear “steel buildings”? A metal-clad barn? A gigantic warehouse? An aircraft hangar? A self-storage building? Well you are right… sort of. Hiding a Heart of Steel While colorful, sturdy, low-maintenance steel panels work for many applications, they represent only one choice. Steel buildings can look any other building system on the outside. Any exterior finishing material you use on other building systems you can… Read More

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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 business expansion strategies for increasing your 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… Read More

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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.… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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Starting A New Business

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… Read More

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