Building a Great Outcome: Five Keys to a Successful Construction Project.

For leaders interested in growing their company or organization’s physical presence or renovating their existing environment, embarking on a construction project is an exciting moment filled with possibilities. At the same time, the experience can present challenges on multiple levels, from choosing how to approach the design and construction process to dealing with construction costs.…

Think Green For Long-Term Advantages

Building for Sustainability Sustainability in construction has become a growing focus in the industry over the past two decades. With the construction industry producing roughly 40 percent of all carbon emissions each year, changes need to be made in order to reduce the impact on the environment. How do you build sustainable? Sustainable construction is…

Thinking Forward: Long-Lead Times in Construction

In today’s market, keeping on top of long-lead items can be difficult. From the type of material to the skilled trade that it requires, hitting a deadline that requires a specific material or trade may take longer than in prior years. Long-lead items may include MEP equipment, roofing material, lighting fixtures, doors, and frames, but…

Fishers Fire Department Upgraded Headquarters Facility Is State-of-the-Art

The Fishers community has seen dramatic growth in recent years, and the Fishers Fire Department’s new downtown station and headquarters, Fire Station 91, was built in direct response to this growth. “The station that we have now replaced was built in 1991, and that doesn’t seem too old for a building with today’s construction standards, but…

Construction Teams Turn to Digital Tools to Help Adapt to COVID-19

With construction teams working amidst the pandemic, digital tools have become more essential than ever for teams looking to maintain their productivity, while maintaining social distancing measures. Digital platforms can be leveraged to augment, or even entirely replace, a variety of daily tasks that traditionally do not adhere to social distancing procedures. They can completely…

A Symbol of the Community

Honesty, integrity, professionalism, and accountability. Meyer Najem recently partnered with DELV Design, the City of Fishers, and firefighters from Station 91 to construct a new fire station and headquarters in the heart of Downtown Fishers. Plans for this $8.3 million project were initiated in 2018 and construction is nearing completion, with station employees preparing to move into…

Insights in Construction, Winter 2020

Winter 2020 Edition Our healthcare team has been very active with the introduction of a forward-thinking ER/Urgent Care delivery model.  This issue of Insights in Construction will highlight this new concept through the partnership between Riverview Health and Intuitive Health. If you’re a healthcare consumer then you’ve probably noticed ER/urgent care centers are becoming more…