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Luxury Movie Theater Construction on the Rise

People have countless entertainment choices in their homes now, from premium cable to streaming services with thousands of television series and movies available on demand. But that doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy a night out at the movies anymore. In fact, going out to the movies is more of a special event than it used to be. Seeing a movie on a giant screen with surround sound the weekend it comes out is a special occasion, and people are willing […]

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South Florida Business Journal Names GSD Contracting Top 25 General Contractors

We are excited to announce that GSD Contracting LLC was chosen by The South Florida Business Journal as one of the Top 25 General Contractors in Miami-Dade, Broward County and Palm Beach County, based on gross billings for 2014. With over 30 years of experience in an extensive range of industries and a strong reputation for transparency and professionalism, this achievement highlights our company’s core values. We have grown significantly as a result of repeat clients and are proud to […]

Taking the LEED in Green Construction

Everyone’s talking about building green, but you can’t fake it. Dumping some solar panels on your roof or a recycling bin in the break room doesn’t make your building green. In fact, this phenomenon of trying to fake green for the cachet of it even has a name, Eco-bling! Fortunately, in the U.S. we have standards that dictate true green buildings. It’s a rating system called LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).  A building owner must follow a formalized […]

Choose Green Construction to Save Energy

It wasn’t so long ago that green building was considered on the “lunatic fringe” pursued only by fanatics. With the rise in energy costs in recent years, more and more businesses are jumping on the green construction bandwagon in order to gain some control of rising energy costs. The business sector spends a fortune on power. In fact, the Department of Energy notes that 20 percent of all energy used in the United States last year was consumed by commercial […]

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KPMG Survey Details Owner Dissatisfaction with Contractors

KPMG, an international consulting firm, conducts the Global Construction Survey annually. The 2015 survey, as reported in an article on the Construction + Design website, was a real eye-opener. According to the article, “more than half, 53%, of owners say they suffered one or more underperforming projects in the previous year, a number that rises to 61% for larger organizations.” The survey attributed delays, overruns and underperformance to: Project management talent shortages Distrust between owners and contractors Lack of fully […]

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Reception Renovations: Because You Only Get One Chance to Make a First Impression.

As one of South Florida’s leading commercial contractors, we do a lot of office renovation work. From time to time, we find that business owners put so much effort into creating a more efficient, streamlined office that helps the business function better that by the time they get to the reception area, they are exhausted and plumb out of ideas! Of course, your reception area is the first place your visitors see when they enter your business, and it’s the […]

Think Big: Miami-Dade Mega Mall Announced

How big is really big when it comes to a retail shopping center? Well, how about a mall bigger than the biggest mall in the country, Mall of America in Minneapolis? That’s what Triple Five, developers of Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, have in mind for 225 acres in northwest Miami-Dade off I-75. American Dream Miami: Mega-mall, Theme Park, Ski Slope, and More Dubbed ‘American Dream Miami’ and estimated to cost a whopping $4 […]

Assisted Living Facilities in South Florida Aren’t Just for Seniors

With the aging of the Baby Boomer population, the growth of the assisted living industry isn’t surprising. More than one million people live in an estimated 20,000 assisted living residences across the country, and that number grows all the time. With the emphasis on seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living, and those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, other populations who need assisted living are less well known. Assisted living facilities are also important to […]

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GSD Contracting Wraps Up Major Law Firm Renovation in Boca Raton

Some businesses at certain locations are just not meant to be. That was the case with two restaurants that called 200 E. Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton home. This “flash in the pan” activity didn’t escape the partners of Steinberg Garellek Law, with offices nearby in downtown Boca Raton. They needed to plan for growth and thought it was time that this location settled down with a respectable, long-term business. Theirs, of course. From Tarts to Torts: Retrofitting a […]

GSD Contracting Completes Big Retail Expansion in Aventura

Aventura, Florida is known for the Aventura Mall. At over 2,700,000 sq ft, it’s the largest shopping center in Florida, and the second largest after Mall of America in the country. As a destination shopping center, it goes without saying that the adjacent area is magnet for retail development. And recently GSD Contracting has been right in the thick of it. Retail Experience and Safety Record Win Bid GSD Contracting won the retail construction contract for an expansion to a […]

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