In Practice

Welcome to the In Practice Podcast - where we explore the latest construction trends and topics with some of the field's leading experts. Your host is Heather Weerheim, Director of New Business Development at Greiner Construction in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Safety First: 1,461 Days and Counting
Written by Kate Carlson
Whether you’ve spent some time working in a warehouse or simply seen the opening sequence of The Simpsons a million times, you’re probably familiar with the tried and true “__ Days Without an Accident” sign. While it’s easy to make light of such a stereotypical wall-hanging, you really can’t argue with its overall effectiveness in […]
November 30, 2020
Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization: Making It Possible to Return to a Safe Work Environment
Written by Kate Carlson
Having struggled to manage remote workforces for the better part of the year, many businesses, facilities, and building managers are eager to find ways to bring their employees back in both a safe and responsible manner. While many factors play into these various approaches, one option, in particular, has stood out amongst the rest. We […]
October 29, 2020
Market Expertise: Large Corporate Relocation (Featuring Senior PM Robert Dunleavy)
Written by Kate Carlson
If the three most important factors in real estate are location, location, location, then one could reasonably argue that the three most important factors in corporate relocation should be pre-construction, pre-construction, pre-construction! It doesn’t matter if it’s a small to mid-sized business moving across town or a billion-dollar, multinational headquarters moving across the country. An unsuccessful pre-construction phase […]
September 30, 2020
Minnesota’s Historic Structures Are in Danger—Help Us to Preserve Their Future!
Written by Kate Carlson
The year was 1890, and construction was finally complete on Minneapolis’ first skyscraper. While only 12 stories and 218 feet tall (nothing compared to today’s towering superstructures), the Metropolitan Building cast an awe-inspiring shadow over the neighboring shops and offices. Costing $1 million to build (roughly $28.8 billion today), it was a true sight to behold and an […]
September 16, 2020
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