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MRG Construction Wraps Summer Intern Program

MRG Construction Wraps Summer Intern Program

MRG Construction (MRGC) said farewell to the company’s summer interns. For the past several months, MRGC hosted students from various universities, introducing them to the exciting world of commercial construction, and provided them with skills and knowledge to help...

Construction Glossary

Construction Glossary

Construction Terms You May Need To KnoW 1. RFP – Request for proposal or when an owner requests pricing from General Contractors to bid a project2. SOV – Schedule of Values or a statement furnished by the contractor reflecting the contract sum for the various parts of...

How to Find a Good General Contractor

How to Find a Good General Contractor

With so many general contractors (over 27,000 in the US according to the Associated General Contractors of America,) how do you find the right one for you? You can easily narrow down this pool based on location, project size and specialty, but there are...

What is Site Work in Construction?

What is Site Work in Construction?

In construction, site work includes the scope of work related to the exterior of a project. Surveying, grading, excavation, site utilities, paving, concrete work and landscaping are all examples that can be included in site work projects. In short, site work prepares...

What Is Ground Up Construction?

What Is Ground Up Construction?

Ground-up construction projects start with an undeveloped portion of land and work step by step towards a finished building. This can be an attractive route to take for your construction project because it gives you the flexibility to design a space that meets your...

What is Value Engineering?

What is Value Engineering?

According to The National Institute of Building Sciences, value engineering is a conscious, clear set of disciplined procedures designed to seek out optimum value for both initial and long-term investments. In other words, value engineering promotes the...

What is Commercial Construction?

What is Commercial Construction?

We’re all familiar with commercial construction in some capacity. We’ve seen our neighborhood coffee shops undergo drastic remodels, new medical centers pop up what feels like overnight and vacant land transform into manufacturing plants. However, many of us still...