Business

Read on for all things business and building-related. Whether real estate innovation, productivity tips, or renting versus buying piques your interest, there are lots of articles for you to explore about business and beyond.
How to Design Your Exterior Store Experience

A store’s exterior is just as important as its interior. We cover the key components of enhancing your curb appeal, including parking, signage, and storefront.

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How to Remodel a Store to Boost Sales

A store remodel can greatly boost your sales. Here are our data-backed tips for improving your layout, floor plan, displays, and shopping experience.

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How Much Real Estate Do Retail Chains Take Up?

How much space do big box retailers occupy? We visualize how six of the largest retail chains would be if they were combined as one large store.

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How to Build a Life Off the Grid

Ever thought a self-reliant life in the wilderness? Our guide will help you build a life off the grid, from the costs and equipment you’ll need to get started.

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The Psychological Benefits of Green Buildings

Green buildings not only impact the environment, but also our mental well-being and satisfaction. Here are 18 psychological benefits of green buildings as shown by science.

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Survey: Can Americans Recognize a City by the Skyline?

Can Americans recognize a city by its skyline? Our survey reveals which cities are most recognized and if geography, age, and gender played a role in the results.

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How to Stay Healthy When You’re Standing All Day

Standing all day places tension and discomfort on the body. Check out our tips on proper posture, effective stretches, and ways to alleviate the pressure when you’re standing at work.

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Why America Needs Apprenticeship Programs to Fill Skills Gap

Across Europe, apprenticeship programs growing. Providing alternative routes to a successful career has the potential to be a viable option in the US as well.

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How to Become An Early Riser: 25 Science-Backed Tips

Waking up early has its benefits, including better health and more productivity. For those who want to change their schedule, we rounded up 25 science-backed tips to becoming an early riser.

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17 Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors

Many jobs, including those in construction, take place at a desk. We cover the dangers of having a desk job and highlight the science-backed benefits of taking your work outside, from mood and stress to sleep and health.

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16 Motivating Podcasts to Help You Work Harder

From time to time, we need a boost of inspiration to help us to do our best work. We rounded up 16 podcasts to listen to motivate you to work harder on both on the job site and in your personal life.

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60 Must-Know Construction Statistics for 2019

We’ve compiled 60 construction statistics that illustrate the state of the construction industry and give you a picture of the direction in which it is heading.

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