Top 6 Things to Know when Considering Adaptive Reuse

We have all heard the real estate mantra “Location, location, location!” However, great location does not also lead to perfect buildings. In fact, oftentimes the least perfect building is situated right on the site you want. And while some may consider a total demolition and rebuild as the only option, there are oftentimes a lot […]

Q&A Session with Steve Spangler

Steve Spangler, Construction Administrator, is a big eater with an even bigger heart. He can often be seen walking around the office with a carton of ice cream in hand and a big smile on his face.           Tell me about yourself. Growing up in Greenfield, I had an uncle and […]

Becoming an Interior Designer

While our interior designers do make great material and color selections, they do much more than that. We all have our stereotyped image of what interior designers do from design shows, design magazines, and social media. However, the reality is much different. A common misconception is that interior designers only select interior finishes, but structural […]

Vacant Big Box Store Finds New Life as a Preschool

Building Indiana Features Anna Marie Burrell, Sarah Hempstead, Brandon Fox, and Shelbyville Central Schools January 24, 2019 “In the small Indiana community of Shelbyville, Shelbyville Central Schools District will transform a nearly 63,000 square foot abandoned Marsh Food Store and the adjacent strip center – once housing other retail stores, a restaurant, movie rental store, and […]

A Word from Our Owners – Cornerstone Lutheran Church

Jane Callahan is the Director of Organizational and New Site Development at Cornerstone Lutheran Church – Fishers. As director, she oversees the development of new sites for the church including policy and planning, building projects, and organizational changes and structure.  Jane has been with Cornerstone Lutheran Church for 5 years after a 35-year career in […]

Designing Residence Halls Specifically for the Student

Integrating specific academic environments into five Ball State University Residence Halls was a key early design consideration for the combined $144+ million projects. There was an opportunity to create an interplay between pre-millennial student lifestyle, academic, and career interests while also optimizing for energy efficiency. By adding the latest technologies, new amenities, and flexible design […]