Residential Building Trends

If you do a lot of residential construction, you may be wondering what some of the latest trends are, so that you can start incorporating some of the recent homeowner interests into the design and product of your next home build. Here’s the trends we’re seeing here at Madden:   Indoor Environmental Quality Indoor environmental … Continue reading "Residential Building

Prefab Construction Is Still Hot

With the shortage of both housing and labor, the modular and prefabrication construction segment really took hold last year! According to the recent Dodge Data & Analytics study, modular building and prefabricated single-trade assemblies also improve productivity, quality and scheduling as compared to traditional construction. Bottom line, it makes building more efficient. Health care, hotel, … Continue reading "Prefab Construction Is Still

Ways to Overcome Rising Costs and Labor Shortage Without Sacrificing Quality

The labor shortage in the trades has increased costs and prolonged building projects for many of our clients. Increases in material costs have only aggravated the problem for the construction industry, making profit margins narrow even further. This is largely due to an increase in energy costs, as well as tariffs on raw materials. Being … Continue reading "Ways to Overcome Rising Costs and Labor Shortage Without Sacrificing

Our Favorite Charitable Partners

We’re proud to say that here at Madden we’ve been working with local experts and organizations to help fellow craftsmen and others in our community in times of need. Here are some of our favorite organizations that we love to partner with to help support everything from working in the trades to full-blown crisis management: … Continue reading "Our Favorite Charitable