Building Relationships: Construction Vendors We Love

March 17, 2022

Over the years, we have worked with a number of vendors that we’ve come to love and trust for ensuring we deliver only the highest quality of products. Here is a small compilation of some of the ones we use (and recommend) most often. While these are our go-tos for the build-out process, many of… Read more »

How the Industrial Construction World is Changing

January 25, 2022

While still recovering from the 2020 recession and COVID-19, as well as the supply and workforce shortages that came with it, the industrial construction industry has had to adapt to keep up with ongoing demands. Here are a few ways the industrial construction industry has and will continue to shift in response to recent events.… Read more »

How To Prepare Your Home or Business for Winter

December 3, 2021

While it can be a nice relief for southern states when temperatures begin to drop, the winter months can take a toll on your home or business if not prepared properly. Here are some tips to help you get your structure in shape to battle the cold weather so that you aren’t wasting energy, time… Read more »

Why Architects Need Great Contractors and Why Contractors Need Great Architects

November 10, 2021

It’s remarkable when contractors and architects understand how each benefits from the other’s work. They can gain insights into each other’s viewpoints and recognize why they need one another to thrive. It’s true that the architect comes up with the design vision and creates an architectural plan to meet a client’s needs, but it’s the… Read more »

Why You Should Rebuild With A Licensed Contractor

October 20, 2021

Don’t let yourself become a victim twice after disaster strikes your home or business. Contractor fraud is a very real thing, and it is even more prevalent following life-altering events like hurricanes, tornadoes and floods, as unlicensed contractors prey on those who are emotionally and financially stressed.  If you are rebuilding your home or business… Read more »

What Can Be Done to Prevent Heat Illness

August 26, 2021

The summer heat in Louisiana can be brutal, not to mention overbearing. And if you’re in construction, a single day in extreme heat can feel like a week. It’s critical that workers are protected from heat stress. If the temperature is high and humid or the worker is in the direct sun doing physical labor… Read more »

Are We Turning The Corner on Lumber Prices?

July 9, 2021

Early on in 2020, when the pandemic was just getting noticed, lumber prices slumped. From early March to mid-June, prices plummeted and held at a relatively low mark. When the global shutdown was put in place, construction operations in most locations were shut down, and lumber mills were left with an excess supply. So, how… Read more »

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Construction Company

June 22, 2021

Whether you’ve built other buildings in the past or you’re new to commercial builds, there are several things you should know about finding a trustworthy builder. This article will explore seven things to look for when choosing a commercial construction company. The goal is that you’ll be prepared and your needs will be met. 1.… Read more »

What is a Tenant Build-Out and Do You Need One?

May 11, 2021

Chances are, when you’re looking to move your business into a strip mall, mall or even a business park, you’ll need to look at renovating the space to fit your business wants and needs. This process of finishing a space is called a tenant build-out and it’s one of the fastest ways to get your… Read more »

Integrity – It’s One of BRP’s Core Values – But What Does it Really Mean?

April 19, 2021

It means we have a work ethic that stands the test of time, founded on trust, that ultimately leads to our customer’s future success. Imagine that you were standing before a wooden rope bridge. What does it mean for this bridge to have integrity? What is the likelihood that the bridge lacks integrity? Would you… Read more »