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Coogan Pavilion Reopens Bigger and Better Than Ever in New Haven

By: Litchfield Builders
March 19th, 2015

The following is an excerpt from an article from the New Haven Register by Evan Lips.

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Connecticut Shoreline To Receive $11M From Disaster Relief Bill

By: Litchfield Builders
January 26th, 2015

The following excerpt is from an article found on wtnh.com written by Jesse Gosselin. 

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Home Remodeling Toolkit

Home Remodeling Toolkit

See how you can get the best return on investment from your next home remodel by knowing exactly what to expect and how to prepare.

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East Rock Road Bridge in New Haven Could Reopen Early Next Year

By: Litchfield Builders
December 30th, 2014

The following excerpt is from an article by NBC Connecticut. found on East Rock Road Bridge in New Haven has been closed for more than a year due to construction, but the bridge could reopen early next year.

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Historic Connecticut Ghost Town Sold for High Bid of $1.9 Million

By: Litchfield Builders
October 31st, 2014

Going once, going twice, sold! A few weeks we shared an article reporting on Johnsonville, a small Connecticut "ghost town" that was up for auction. On Thursday, October 30th, the town sold at $1.9 million. Below is an excerpt from a follow-up article by Kenneth R. Gosselin of the Hartford Courant. 

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New Haven Residents Approve Yale Construction

By: Litchfield Builders
September 29th, 2014

The following is an excerpt from the Yale Daily News on the approval for the new Yale University residential buildings by Elena Malloy.

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Why You Should Consider Remodeling Your Commercial Bathroom

By: Kevin Ahern
June 17th, 2014

Business remodeling is the best way that you can keep your commercial property looking and performing at its best. Not sure where to start? Nothing gives away the age of your building like a rundown or out-of-date commercial bathroom. If the restrooms in your facility are more than a few decades old, it may be time for an upgrade.

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What's Missing From Your Commercial Kitchen?

By: Kevin Ahern
April 9th, 2014

Whether you're building a new kitchen from scratch or embarking on a remodeling project, now is the time to upgrade your commercial kitchen with all the latest features and appliances to keep it running smoothly and efficiently.

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Restaurant Remodeling: When is the Right Time?

By: Kevin Ahern
March 31st, 2014

As a business owner, you know how important it is to stay on top of the trends. Clients come to restaurants for two things: good food and good atmosphere. An old and tired environment can be off-putting to your clientele, so the longer that your restaurant goes without an aesthetic update, the more likely you are to lose customers.

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3 Commercial Construction Trends You Should Be Following in 2014

By: Kevin Ahern
January 23rd, 2014

With all the talk about climate change and its harmful effects, it's only natural that the commercial construction trends in 2014 focus on green building and environmentally-friendly building. In fact, this trend is not new--only gaining in momentum. The last decade has seen a surge of interest in energy efficient and green building practices. Developers and building owners are now 100% focused on green building as the result of building codes that demand high performance, environmentally friendly construction and increased public awareness of environmental responsibility. Here are 3 commercial construction trends you should be following this year in Connecticut and throughout the United States.

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4 Reasons to be Wary of Low Contractor Bids

By: Kevin Ahern
October 2nd, 2013

“Construction firms often make unrealistically low bids to get jobs… but they can count on finding plenty of reasons later to jack the price up enough to allow for a profit. When the building is underway, it becomes prohibitively expensive to fire the contractor and start anew. The owner has become a hostage.” - Wall Street Journal, December 5th, 2007 

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