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A Look Back at 2016

The start of a new year always has a way of making us reflect on the previous year.  If we could describe our year in one word it would be “GROWTH.” Growth in a company can be a wonderful thing, but you have to be able to manage the growth. Attaway has done a good job at making sure we have the people and resources in place to best serve our clients, maintain our recent growth and expand with future projects in 2017. We are looking forward to this next year but first, let’s look back.

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House Renovation

What’s Old is New Again

There is a definite buzz in the air when it comes to the topic of downtown Augusta. With talks of new development projects and renovations of old buildings; it appears a lot is happening. Recently, Attaway attended the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Economic Luncheon. Calvin Rhodes, executive director of the Georgia Technology Authority spoke in depth about the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center. It was exciting to hear about all the programs, new technology and jobs the Center will provide. Rhodes stated that along with the actual facility, they will need 300-500 parking spaces. This can only mean continued revitalization for downtown Augusta. With revitalization comes more people living and doing life downtown.

This trend of revitalizing downtown is not specific to Augusta but is happening all over the country.  According to the US Census Bureau urban areas now account for 80.7 percent of the U.S. population. Many of these places had been abandoned. The number of millennials entering the work force is a contributing factor to this shift in the way people are living.

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Construction Consultant

Simplifying the Permitting Process

The process for obtaining a building permit can sometimes delay your construction schedule if you don’t understand all of the requirements in advance and have all of the necessary documentation in order. Each municipality has similar requirements but the process can be slightly different with each one. There are a few things you can do to help the permitting process run smoothly for you and ultimately cut down on unnecessary costs.

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Interior Design

Quality or the Lowest Bid?

We have all experienced the difference between a product that is cheap and one that is of good value. It is fairly easy to imagine a consumer deciding on the cheap and fast approach when purchasing something that they know will not last.  Things such as toys, cell phone cases, or a pair of pants may fall into this category.  However, a consumer would prioritize quality and time more highly than price for items such as a set of tires, a child’s car seat or an engagement ring.  These items are more personal and ones that we should expect to last.

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