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Visionaries: Understanding the economies of commercial development

What are the top concerns of real estate developers? We spoke with VanTrust's Andy Weeks to better understand his business and how different factors influence their success.

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Building Enclosure Council Indiana Is Ready to Launch

Building enclosure organizations were lacking in Indiana, so Director of Quality Management Ben Dykstra and a mix of designers, contractors, consultants and testing agencies teamed up to form BEC Indiana.

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Women In Construction Week - March 3-9, 2019

Different perspectives see different solutions and make our teams stronger. Pepper is proud to celebrate Women in Construction Week. We thank the many women whose insights and expertise make us a better company every day.

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Helping to Create a New Path to Lean in Milwaukee

Teammates from Pepper and Advocate Aurora Health have joined together to form an interest group of people who want to learn about or expand their expertise in Lean Construction. This is the first step to forming a Lean Construction Institute "community of practice" for the Milwaukee area.

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Advancing Our Safety Program After the AGC Safety Excellence Award

Pepper Indiana received one of the highest safety honors in 2018: AGC's Construction Safety Excellence Award. Since then, Pepper has continued to move safety forward with innovative and engaging programs.

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The Tale of Two Measurements

Some family traditions remain the same while others change over time. Kevin Olsen continues to share a keen interest in surveying with his retired father. But the tools of the trade have evolved in ways that would be almost unrecognizable to someone practicing 10 years ago. It's a good thing Kevin is around to keep his father informed.

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When Augmented Reality Becomes Reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is the technology of today. While everyone is talking about AR in terms of the future, at Pepper, we're using it now to more quickly and effectively solve challenges on our projects. Learn more about what it can do and where its limitations lie.

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Construction Considerations When Building Out Your Spec Space

Whether you are a developer or a potential tenant, adding a general contractor to your team early in the planning process can help you maximize value for your construction schedule, budget and ongoing operations.

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The Future of Construction: Jobsite Offices That Generate Energy

Created by our Integrated Construction Services and self perform teams, Pepper's Net Zero jobsite trailer is designed for comfort, energy efficiency and to be cost effective for real projects.

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Bringing Holiday Cheer to Genevieve Melody STEM School in Chicago

Throughout the year, Pepper Illinois maintains a connection with students from Genevieve Melody STEM School. That connection is especially evident during the holidays when we provide gifts for younger students and help others create holiday crafts.

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Growing to Meet the Community's Needs

As Pepper Indiana has grown, we've found new ways to help our people build enthusiasm for United Way of Central Indiana.

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Building Resiliency: Constructing to Better Withstand a Disaster

FM Global takes a different approach than their competitors when it comes to insuring their clients. As a result, they're setting standards when it comes to the design and construction of facilities. Learn what it means when a building is designated an FM Global job.