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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.

Episodes

Data-Driven Design for Affordable Housing
Written by Kristina Mahler
In episode 11 of our In Practice series, Heather sits down with Rhys to discuss his data-driven approach to design. They discuss affordable housing, specifically the Via Sol project which emphasizes sustainability and community spaces for families.
June 13, 2022
The Importance of Community Building in the Hospitality Industry
Written by Kate Carlson
In episode 10 of our In Practice series, Heather sits down with Patti to discuss the importance of restaurants and community spaces, especially during the height of the pandemic. They also discuss how location and space can impact a restaurant’s design and construction process
April 04, 2022
Restaurant Design and Hospitality
Written by Kate Carlson
In our ninth episode of our In Practice series, Heather sits down with Kim Aune, Senior Vice President with Shea, a local design firm, to discuss restaurant design and construction in the hospitality industry and the ways this industry has had to adapt because of the pandemic.
March 18, 2022
Breaking Down the Pre-construction Process
Written by Kate Carlson
In episode 8 of our In Practice series, Heather and Josh discuss approaches to pre-construction, the cost of pre-construction, and the future of the pre-construction process.
March 10, 2022
Supporting Small and Minority-owned Businesses
Written by Kate Carlson
In episode 7 of our In Practice series, Heather sits down with Nancy to discuss the importance of small and minority-owned businesses in the construction industry and the role larger construction firms can play in supporting them.
March 01, 2022
Distribution Challenges in Construction
Written by Kate Carlson
In episode 6 of our In Practice series, Bob breaks down how planning ahead while using technology to closely track and manage larger inventory is essential to mitigating distribution challenges.
December 29, 2021
Tips to Ease Stress of Returning to the Office Post-Pandemic
Written by Kate Carlson
In episode 5 of our In Practice series, Jessica discusses key factors contributing to the return to in-office work and how companies can foster a work environment that retains employees. Hint: it takes more than just a pretty office space!
December 06, 2021
Commercial Construction Labor Shortage
Written by Kate Carlson
In the fourth episode of our In Practice series, Josh breaks down how this labor shortage is impacting the construction field and what people in this field can do to lessen its impact.
November 17, 2021
Millennials in Construction
Written by Kate Carlson
In this third episode of In Practice, Jake sheds light on what it’s like to be a millennial in construction with the hopes that his experience will give young people a glimpse into what it’s actually like working in construction today.
November 15, 2021
The Reopening of Downtown Minneapolis
Written by Kate Carlson
We are back for another episode of In Practice! We have Steve Cramer here with the downtown council. We're going to talk about what the downtown council is up to, how the leasing market downtown is being affected and what its future looks like, and also how each and every one of us can help end homelessness in Minneapolis.
October 28, 2021
What is Healthcare Construction?
Written by Kate Carlson
In our first episode of Greiner’s In Practice series, Bryan sits down with Heather Weerheim, director of business development at Greiner, where they discuss healthcare construction in hospitals and clinics, review common terminology, challenges in the industry, and lay out the personality type needed for this line of work.
October 26, 2021

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