• F&C: Top Projects of 2013

    From the Duluth International Airport’s new terminal to the expansion of a Boys and Girls Club in Rochester, Finance & Commerce’s Top Projects of 2013 honorees represent a range of construction projects in Minnesota. A record 90 nominations were submitted, and 26 projects were selected for the honors. Projects were.. More

    12 May 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Experience Modification Rate

    Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is a number used by insurance companies to weigh both past cost of injuries and future risk. The lower the EMR of your business, the lower your worker compensation insurance premiums will be. Usually three years of past information are used to determine the experience modifier.. More

    1 May 2014 |
  • F&C: Victoria to Build New City Hall and Public Works Facility

    The growing southwest metro city of Victoria looks to tackle three big needs in one mini construction boom this summer, as it advances plans for a new city hall, library and public works facility. The city, which has 8,200 residents, plans a spring construction start for a two-story, 12,000-square-foot building.. More

    4 Apr 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Cable Tray

    Cable trays are support systems for insulated electrical, power, communication and optical fiber cables. Cable trays provide the greatest versatility amongst cable support systems and are available in a variety of styles to support virtually any application. Commonly used for cable management in commercial construction, cable trays are easy to.. More

    1 Apr 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Post Indicator Valve

    Installed in the main water line serving a building, the Post Indicator Valve (PIV) is a valve used to control the water supply to the fire sprinkler system. Most commonly a raised post, the PIV is found in the yard near the building or mounted on the outside of the.. More

    1 Mar 2014 |
  • Star Tribune: $15 M Renovation of Centre Village Complete

    Stahl Construction has completed a $15 million renovation of a the 1980s-vintage, 240,000-square-foot hotel in Centre Village in downtown. Previously a Comfort Suites, Stahl Construction was hired by the owner, Summit Hotel Properties, to update the property, which has been converted to a more-contemporary Hyatt Place. “This is truly a.. More

    4 Feb 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Access Flooring

    Access flooring, also known as raised flooring, is an elevated floor above a solid surface which creates a void. Varying in height depending on the need, this hidden void is used for the passage of mechanical, electrical and telecommunications services. Typically consisting of a grid framework or substructure of supports.. More

    1 Feb 2014 |