Commercial Construction

26 09, 2016

Kem Krest Set to Expand

By |2019-11-12T19:10:34+00:00September 26th, 2016|Commercial Construction, Press Releases|

ELKHART – September 26, 2016— Representatives of Kem Krest and DJ Construction gathered Monday morning to break ground on a new warehouse and distribution center across the street from Kem Krest’s current facility on Magnum Drive in Elkhart. Pete Garber, DJ Construction Pre-Construction/Project Manager, said the near 200,000 sq. ft. building will include a 24-bay [...]

2 08, 2016

So what is FF&E and why should it affect my building project?

By |2016-08-02T13:54:37+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Commercial Construction, Facility|

FF&E or FFE is an acronym that stands for furniture, fixtures and equipment, and is used to describe the items in every building project not normally part of the contract between the owner and the building contractor. FF&E also includes equipment that has no permanent connection to the structure of a building or its utilities. [...]

27 05, 2015

Three Reasons for Daylight Harvesting

By |2018-06-16T18:19:30+00:00May 27th, 2015|Commercial Construction, Facility|

Take a look at the above photo. Either the day is very sunny, or this manufacturing facility is using a lot of energy to gain so much light for production. Actually, neither scenario is true. In reality, every light is turned off in this building, and the skies are fairly overcast. The light is coming [...]

12 05, 2015

Two Senior Living Design Philosophies

By |2018-06-16T18:22:14+00:00May 12th, 2015|Commercial Construction, Facility|

Gone are the days when the term “nursing home” conjured up mental images of sterile, institutional living. Where the aroma of commercial-grade disinfectant floated in the air with other unnamed odors. And where residents publicly share spaces such as bedrooms and restrooms when self-dignity prefers privacy. While some of those types of facilities are left [...]

5 05, 2015

3 Approaches to Project Delivery – Which One is Right for Your Company?

By |2018-06-16T18:24:26+00:00May 5th, 2015|Commercial Construction, Facility|

In DJ Construction’s 60+ year history, we have delivered over 5,600 projects in many different types of delivery processes. How we choose to build for each client is tailored to their particular requirements. However, we can narrow those categories to three main approaches, each with the capability to be tailored to each client’s unique desires [...]

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