Developers are driven by return on investment, balancing costs that keep lease rates low with features that attract the best tenants. At Pepper, we’re evaluating different materials and methods to help our clients make informed decisions that give them a competitive edge.
Pepper Construction has long embraced green building values and practices. Sustainability is much more than the activities we implement during one project. It's about how the building performs after we're gone and how the building impacts human performance.
What makes people work safely? What makes them take risks that compromise their safety? Over the past couple of years, Pepper has been asking these questions, and in the process, we've learned a lot about how our actions and inactions impact others' decisions to be safe.
Lincoln Park Zoo's state-of-the-art home for snow monkeys, the Regenstein Macaque Forest, replicates the animals’ Japanese natural, forested, mountainside habitat and provides a close-up view for visitors. It took careful planning and and quality control measures to make it happen.
When the first two phases to renovate half of Purdue University’s Harrison Residence Hall restrooms resulted in significant design changes and project delays, the University changed the delivery method for the third phase from design-bid-build to design-build. And they hired Pepper to gut and remodel the other half of restrooms over one summer.
When physicians at IU Health Methodist Hospital where having a hard time visualizing how the new hybrid operating rooms should be designed, the Pepper team built a 3D model and animated it to walk through each step of the surgical procedures, ultimately resulting in decisions that moved the project forward.