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Owner’s Representatives serve as personal advocates for your construction project. By monitoring the project from start to finish, an Owner’s Representative helps to proactively manage a project, minimizing risks and hazardous surprises that may occur along the way. With their focus on the bottom line and value-added options, the services of an Owner’s Representative are a worthy investment.

Read more about Owner’s Representatives here:
https://directsteelblog.wordpress.com/2018/05/30/benefitting-from-owners-representative-services/

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Regardless of the size and scope of your potential project, there are various construction pitfalls that can compromise your timetable and, ultimately, lead to negative results. We’ve discussed the importance of both scheduling and communicating prior to the start of a major job, however that’s only half of the battle. Once a project has commenced, on-site supervision is an integral aspect of any successful construction endeavor. By remaining active and keeping the goals of the client in mind, a supervisor can prevent delays and promote safety.

For additional questions about the importance of on-site supervision please visit the Direct Steel Blog.
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There’s nothing worse than when a construction project falls behind schedule. Such delays can become both costly and frustrating to a client as well as being demoralizing for a team. However, properly scheduling a project early on in the construction process can help you better prepare for the challenges that may come your way. No one can predict the future, but through proper scheduling you can be ready for whatever the future may hold.

Learn more about scheduling excellence and what Direct Steel can do for you on the Direct Steel Blog: https://www.directsteelllc.com/2018/04/06/scheduling-excellence/

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Direct Steel has been advised by PEMB manufacturers that building prices are on the rise. An improved market and an increased cost of materials were cited as reasons why. As you plan your next project, please keep these recent changes in mind and reach out to the Direct Steel team if you have any questions.

For more information, visit our website:
https://www.directsteelllc.com/metal-buildings/

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Direct Steel is delighted to be a participant in the 2018 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Please take the opportunity to view our video submission and vote for us!

2018 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
2018 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
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Smart buildings and data-driven Building Information Modeling may very well be the future of the construction. BIM is revolutionizing an industry that has long been notoriously slow to adopt new technological practices and solutions. Read more on the Direct Steel Blog.

#Steel #Construction #Illinois #BIM #Technology #Industry #VR #Blog #Building


https://directsteelllc.com/2018/03/03/the-emergence-of-technology-on-the-construction-site/
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Direct Steel President Rosemary Swierk visited Washington DC last week as part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Summit: The Power of Small Business. While on Capitol Hill, Rosemary and other small business owners met with Congress and congressional staff regarding the priorities in their respective fields.
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By budgeting proactively early on in the construction process, you can help ensure that the process goes smoothly and help to alleviate potential difficulties down the road. Read more about the importance of budgeting proactively on the Direct Steel blog.

#Construction #Steel #Smallbusiness #Illinois #Budgeting

https://directsteelllc.com/2018/01/22/the-importance-of-budgeting-your-construction-project-proactively/

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Want to give your business a distinctive exterior? Check out our latest newsletter on distinctive exterior designs to learn more.
https://directsteelllc.com/january-2018-direct-report/

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Ending 2017 with another exciting groundbreaking. A big thanks to all of our clients, subcontractors and vendors for a successful year!
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