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Home Depot Charity Foundation Projects

One of Beam Team’s longest customers and legendary brands, Home Depot, granted $8 million dollars to help house thousands of veterans facing homelessness. The most recent grant would help to construct and renovate more than 800 housing units, short-term residential programs, supportive services, and other programs aimed at helping veteran homelessness across the country. Building …

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How The Beam Team Deals With Supply Chain, Permitting, And Labor Issues

This article first appeared in Retail Space Event. After T-Mobile finalized its acquisition of Sprint in the spring of 2020, it converted 5,800 Sprint retail stores that summer. It was an impressive undertaking—especially given certain world-changing events occurring at the same time—and it was only the beginning of an even larger one. T-Mobile has spent …

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DIY Retail Trends: Home Improvement Keeps on Truckin’ by The Beam Team

When Covid struck, homebound homeowners saw it as an opportunity for home improvement projects. The sector boomed during the epidemic as DIYers created home offices, exercise rooms and beautified their backyards. Revenues in 2020 alone increased 13 percent. The trend continues today, and 22 percent of homeowners are projected to spend $5,000 to $15,000 on …

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What’s Hot in Hospitality: The Rise of Essentialism, Bleisure & Revenge Travel by The Beam Team

Today’s travelers are transforming business as usual in the hospitality industry. Typically, customers are thought of as business travelers or tourists. However, post-2020, travelers are booking overnight stays more frequently—and for more nights. Family members may tag along. Plus, they have newer criteria that seem counter to conventional wisdom. Business travelers, in particular, blur business …

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Retail Contractors: Retail is Never Business as Usual

Building construction and retail construction may seem to share a lot in common. But they quickly diverge upon closer inspection. The experienced commercial contractor near you knows certain tricks of the trade to maximize your budget—and minimize downtime for your store, restaurant, or financial services location. Retail construction services integrate the uniqueness of your brand—inside …

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Commercial Construction Remodeling Services: Is It Time to Remodel or Refresh My Store?

Is now the time to give your retail store a makeover? In your heart of hearts, you know when it is time. But when times are tough, when every penny counts, retail store managers and construction executives think twice before remodeling a retail store, QSR, hotel, or other chain. Once that decision is made, you …

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7 Common Commercial Construction Projects: Trends in Retail, Restaurants, Grocery & Hotels

7 Common Commercial Construction Projects: Trends in Retail, Restaurants, Grocery & Hotels

What kinds of commercial construction projects are at the top of the list in the U.S. today? The Beam Team continues to see activity in seven key areas: Retail Mobile electronics Restaurants Hospitality Grocery stores C-stores and fuel stations Franchises Of course, institutional buildings and general industrial building projects persist. Some view these as being …

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